Are the 'in Use' eBooks the same as the printed books?
The content of the Grammar in Use and Vocabulary in Use eBooks is the same as the printed books. We have added features such as audio for the example sentences, and the options to add your own notes.
What are the features of the eBook?
The in Use eBooks on Bookshelf allow you to take notes, listen to audio, highlight text and bookmark pages. The Grammar in Use eBooks on Bookshelf also allow you to type in your answers and compare them with the answer key.
eBooks are now available on Cambridge One for you to use. The eBooks on Cambridge One allow you to take notes, listen to audio, highlight text. You will be able to check your answers with a pop-up answer key but won’t be able to type in your answers in the exercises.
Can a teacher use the eBook to assign work and track their students’ progress?
The eBooks are designed for self-study and supplementary learning. It is not possible for a teacher to monitor individual student or class use of the eBooks.
Can the eBooks be used offline?
For the eBooks on Bookshelf you can use the Cambridge Bookshelf app to view eBooks offline.
You can now access eBooks in Cambridge One. There is a web version for accessing the eBooks online, using a laptop/desktop, tablet, or mobile device. But for those wanting an offline version the Cambridge One Desktop App can be used to view the eBooks offline on laptop/desktop computers only.
Can the eBooks be used on smartphones?
eBooks on the Cambridge Bookshelf app can be viewed on both tablets and smartphones, but larger screen sizes are recommended. They will work on smartphones but you can see the text easier on larger screens.
You can now access eBooks in Cambridge One. eBooks on Cambridge One can be used in a web browser on a desktop, laptop, tablet, or mobile phone. However, larger screen sizes are recommended. You can use zoom to help you see the eBooks better on smaller screen sizes.
Are bilingual editions of the eBooks available?
No. The eBooks are only available for the English editions of the books, not the bilinguals. If you buy a bilingual book with eBook, you will receive a bilingual print book and an English-only eBook.
I’ve heard that some Cambridge courses are being moved onto the new Cambridge One platform. Are the ‘in Use’ eBooks being moved as well?
The Bookshelf will be closing on 30 August 2022.
You can now start using your eBook in Cambridge One.
Go to cambridgeone.org/one, sign up and activate your Bookshelf access code
If you have access to English Grammar in Use 4th edition in Bookshelf, you will be upgraded to English Grammar in Use 5th edition in Cambridge One.
Please note that the answers, annotations, and bookmarks you may have added in Bookshelf won’t be moved across to Cambridge One.
Where do I find my access code? What is Cambridge One? Answers to these and other questions are on our Customer support page.
Will the eBooks on Cambridge One be the same as those on Bookshelf?
The eBooks on Cambridge One have the same content as those on Bookshelf and the print books. Some features have changed, but this shouldn’t affect your learning.
You can take notes, listen to audio, and highlight text. You can check your answers with a pop-up answer key but won’t be able to type in your answers in the exercises.
You can use the eBooks on your mobile phone, tablet or desktop. However, larger screen sizes are recommended. You can use zoom to help you see the eBooks better on smaller screen sizes.
There will be some changes to how you use the eBooks offline. For those wanting an offline version the Cambridge One Desktop App can be used to view the eBooks offline on laptop/desktop computers only.
What is the Cambridge One desktop App? How do I install it? Answers to these and other questions are on our Cambridge One help pages.
Please note access to the eBooks will be changing from a perpetual license (previously on Bookshelf) to a 3 year access on Cambridge One.
I can’t access my eBook in Cambridge One?
Please visit our Customer support page for more help getting started on Cambridge One.