Tour of the course
Students can see what they will be able to do at the end of the unit.
A Language Focus introduces more key vocabulary for the unit and puts it to immediate communicative use.
Students are encouraged to Get talking with the new vocabulary.
There are two pages dedicated to Grammar in each unit of the Student's Book ensuring thorough coverage of new points.
There are two or three pages dedicated to Skills in each unit of the Student's Book.
The Writing for your Portfolio activity helps build students' language dossiers with further exercises in the Workbook.
Every second unit there is an extended reading text on an appealing topic.
A pull-out-and-keep mini-reader in each Extra Practice Book presents classic tales.
There are two pages of cross-curricular material (CLIL) every two units, covering topics such as History, Biology, Information Technology and Geography.
Mini-projects encourage students to take the subject further.
There is a Culture page every two units in the Student's Book.
Students give themselves a rating which helps them develop responsibility for their own learning.
Student's Book CD-ROM
The Student's Book interactive CD-ROM enables students to practise vocabulary, grammar and skills in their own time.
There are songs and raps, 'talking heads' video clips, memory games, pronunciation checks and many more. Activities are fun and challenging, inspiring students to keep trying until they succeed.
This game, 'Go for the Word', practises quick vocabulary recall in order to get to names items before Fido is caught.
The free Testbuilder CD-ROM Extra that comes free with the Teacher's Resource Pack allows teachers to create their own tests. It can create 'A' and 'B' versions of each test so that students sitting next to each other don't share answers.
Exam skills (KET-, PET- and Trinity-style) questions are also available for selection.