The Student's Book features twelve units of engaging content. It has been expertly designed to help your high-intermediate level students communicate fluently and successfully in today's world.
Each unit consists of
- four two-page lessons (Lessons A, B, C, and D) that present grammar, vocabulary, and conversation strategies, and include listening, speaking, and reading practice.
- a single-page lesson that teaches the language and skills of writing including a special grammar chart about the grammar of writing.
- a Vocabulary notebook page with practical learning tips to help students catalog new vocabulary.
- two extra Grammar pages at the back of the book that contain additional information and practice exercises on the target grammar of each A and B lesson.
- a Speaking naturally activity at the back of the book that presents and practices a feature of pronunciation, linked to the language of the unit.
> Student Book Level 1 Sample Unit 1
> Student Book Level 2 Sample Unit 1
> Student Book Structure of Units
> Student Book Features of Units
Key Student Book features
- engaging, contemporary topics provide a framework for successful and fluent personalization throughout.
- extensive corpus research ensures that relevant language items are presented and practiced in natural contexts.
- a carefully-sequenced grammar syllabus, with clear explanations and productive practice of more advanced structures, includes grammar for writing and Common errors information, drawn from the Cambridge Learner Corpus. A 24–page Grammar extra section provides additional explanation and practice.
- a systematic vocabulary syllabus of the words, collocations, and language chunks that students are expected to master is consolidated and further developed by vocabulary-learning strategies in the Vocabulary notebook.
- conversation strategies systematically develop students’ ability to manage a range of spoken interactions in formal and informal contexts.
- a specially-designed writing syllabus focuses on the key processes, language, and text organization skills that are essential for successful academic writing, especially in examinations. Writing vs. Conversation panels show important differences between written and spoken English.
- key listening and reading skills are integrated with speaking and writing to develop crucial skills for real-life and examination contexts.