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    British English Second Edition

    Think big in English!

    Have you ever wondered what the world will be like in fifty years’ time? Or thought about the impact of social media and how it affects you?

    This six-level English course develops your students as learners and challenges them to consider global issues such as climate change and important scientific discoveries. With inspirational topics and texts from around the world, pages dedicated to life competencies and focused Cambridge English exam practice, this course encourages students to think big – in English.

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    Authors: Herbert Puchta, Jeff Stranks, Peter Lewis-Jones
    CEFR Levels: A1 - C1

      Key Features  

    Challenge and inspire your students with thought-provoking global topics like climate change and what is fake news.
    Give language a context with entertaining vlogs, grammar animations and documentary videos throughout.
    Develop students’ vital skills for the future, all mapped to the Cambridge Framework for Life Competencies.
    Build students’ confidence for Cambridge English Qualifications with exam practice checked by Assessment experts in Cambridge.
    The Digital Pack on Cambridge One includes Presentation Plus, Practice Extra, Collaboration Plus, interactive eBooks, tests and more.
    Test & Train in Levels 1, 2, 4 and 5 provides perfect on-the-go preparation for Cambridge English Qualifications across all devices.

    Think is part of a learning experience that could only come from Cambridge

    It's shaped by unique insights from our extensive research and expertise, all to enable teachers to do what they do best - teach - and learners to reach their full potential.


    How teens think 

    English Corpus-informed content, research-based pedagogy and deep insights into teen cognitive science combine to develop students' language and skills simultaneously.

    Expertise in teen cognitive development

    The world-renowned author team of Herbert Puchta, Jeff Stranks, and Peter Lewis-Jones brings extensive expertise in teen pedagogy and cognitive psychology, to create effective and efficient learning experiences.

    Exploring English as it is actually used

    Language throughout is informed by the Cambridge English Corpus, to help students grasp the vocabulary they will really hear and use. Get It Right! activities also help students avoid common errors as identified in the Learner Corpus​.

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    Life competencies and social responsibility

    Our research on life competencies allows us to prepare students with skills and experiences that go beyond simply learning an additional language, such as social responsibility and emotional development.

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    Challenge and inspire teens 

    Thought-provoking topics from around the world, a focus on life lessons and comprehensive digital support.

    Positive values and self-reflection

    Think Values, Train to Think and Me and My World features encourage students to reflect on a wide range of important values, helping to develop their character as well as their sensitivity to others.

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    Life Competencies

    Activities mapped to the Cambridge Life Competencies Framework help develop students’ vital skills for the future like managing money, stress, giving constructive feedback and assessing consequences.

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    Cultural awareness

    Culture sections introduce interesting topics and information about people and places around the world. A speaking task then sparks discussion that requires students to make use of the information presented.

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    Thinking big

    All new reading texts chosen to reflect teenage interests, including music, films, TV and important global issues. Challenge your students with topics like eating bugs, teenage inventors, digital detoxes and fake news.

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    Flexible digital materials

    All digital tools are in one place, on Cambridge One. A wealth of teacher resources at your fingertips, exam preparation material and extra activities for students.

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    Relatable and motivating videos

    Over 30 videos including documentaries, student vlogs and grammar raps​, tune in to the teen brain and put language in context.

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    Confidence on exam day 

    Be assured that all exam content has been checked by Cambridge Assessment English for accuracy and level​.

    Exam preparation

    Focused Exams sections throughout each level build confidence and help students prepare for A2 Key for Schools, B1 Preliminary for Schools, B2 First for Schools and C1 Advanced. Exam content is checked for accuracy and level.

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    Support for mixed abilities

    Extensive support for teachers with mixed-ability classes, including graded Workbook activities, extra ideas and extension activities in the Teacher's Book, and additional content in the Resource Bank.

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    Exam practice

    Available across all digital devices, Test & Train offers authentic test practice, with the added bonus of a timed practice test.

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