AUTHORS: Ben Goldstein • Leanne Gray • Gill Holley • Peter Jeffery • Ceri Jones • Mark Lloyd • Rob Metcalf • Lucy Norris
Number of levels: Intro + 5 CEF Levels: A1–C1
New American Framework is an exciting six-level general English course which highlights oral communication, personalization and debate through dynamic, contemporary topics. New American Framework substantially refines and updates Framework while retaining all the best features of the original course’s approach to skills work, inductive grammar, natural English and fresh, motivating themes.
• Flexible format for courses up to 120 hours
• Developed in line with the Common European Framework objectives
• Dynamic, challenging topic areas and authentic texts
• Inductive approach to grammar, with meaningful practice activities
• Focus on natural English through The Real Thing and Takeaway English sections
• Integrated World English DVD with authentic interviews for cross-cultural comparison
• Reference Guide booklet containing further grammar explanations, vocabulary and transcripts
• Emphasis on learner autonomy encouraged through How to… learning strategies and Language Passport objectives
|• Teacher’s book
• Teacher’s Resource Book
• Class Audio CD
• Website webframework.richmondelt.com
• Test Studio
• Online Videos and Author Interviews
|AUTHORS: Louis Rogers • Anna Cowper • James Greenan • Marion Grussendorf • Pete Sharma • James Styring • Alastair Lane
Number of levels: 4 CEF Levels: A2-B2
This is the perfect course for anyone who needs to communicate in English at work, whatever their profession or level of seniority. It takes a thorough but light-hearted and non-executive approach to learning the language and is also suitable for pre-work tertiary students. Available in four levels, the core Student´s Book material offers 60 hours of study which can easily be increased through the wealth of additional digital components. These include a fully digital workbook, the Business Mazes and the video skills modules which cover presentations, negotiations, socialising, communication and meetings, and can be purchased separately or as a complete set. Whatever the industry, whatever the job, @work will suit any employee. This is business outside the boardroom.
Avoids the usual Business English clichés and teaches practical, get-the-job done language
Takes a solid, upfront approach to grammar
Flexible materials offer students and teachers choice over the length, depth and method of delivery of their course
12-page email writing section per level
Business Mazes (in printed format or as a downloadable App)
Video modules: presentations, negotiations, socialising, communications and meetings
• Student’s Book Pack
|AUTHORS: Elizabeth Walter • Kate Woodford||Number of levels: 2 CEF Levels: B1-B2|
The Richmond Vocabulary Builders are two brand-new vocabulary books for adults and young adults, for use at home or in class. Each book is divided into 50 easy-to-navigate double-page units which present and practise vocabulary in context and also provide help with collocations and grammar patterns. The code in the back of every book provides access to the Richmond Learning Platform where students will find more practice activities and teachers can assign activities to their students and create print or online tests. The Richmond Vocabulary Builders are available with and without key.
Ideal preparation for the Cambridge ESOL exams
Fully trackable extra online practice included in the price of the book
Plenty of dialogues showing the words in their real context with a mix of accents in the audio recordings
Extra functional tips boxes throughout
“Use the words you´ve learned” section at the end of every unit allows students to personalise the new vocabulary
Notes on main US/UK differences
Student’s Pack (with and without answer key)
Online access code
|AUTHORS: Noel Goodey||Number of levels: 2 CEF Levels: B1-B2|
English Grammar in Steps is a concise reference and practice grammar book for pre-intermediate to upper intermediate students and is ideal for both self-study and classroom use. English Grammar in Steps Practice Book is a comprehensive practice book which covers the most important grammatical structures needed by intermediate students. It can be used alongside English Grammar in Steps for extra practice, or independently. The new editions follow exactly the same structure and grammar syllabus as the popular originals but now include fully updated texts and brand new images. Both books are also now available in a with and without key edition.
Grammar and exercises presented in context
Clear step-by-step explanations and intensive practice for each grammar point
English Grammar in Steps covers the grammar needed by students studying for the Cambridge FCE exam, whilst the practice book contains extensive examples of FCE exam type activities
AUTHORS: Jim Scrivener
Number of levels: 1
CEF Levels: A2
Visual Grammar is a brand-new grammar book with a difference. Written by the highly respected author and trainer Jim Scrivener, this new material gets young adult and adult students to take the unusual approach of visualising how each grammar point works before embarking on their practice activities. Each one-page unit contains a visual presentation of the grammar point, followed by a variety of different exercise types. The book also offers fully trackable extra material online for use at home or in the classroom as well as unique presentation software for use in class. Visual Grammar is available with or without answers.
96 one-page units of presentation and practice
Main grammar points divided into manageable bite-size chunks
Audio recordings of all main grammar points available in MP3 format
Fully trackable extra online practice included in the price of the book
Colour-coded units to help distinguish between different groups of grammar points
Internet quizzes that encourage students to find their own visuals online
|AUTHORS: Paul Seligson • Ricardo Sili • Ray Shoulder •Cris Gontow • Carol Lethaby • Tom Abraham •Luiz Otávio Barros •Tom Abraham • Jose Luiz Morales •Pamela Vittorio
Number of levels: Starter + 3 CEF Levels: A1-B1
English ID is a brand new four-level series for young adults and adults with an emphasis on speaking both accurately and fluently. It accelerates the learning process with a range of exciting strategies that encourage students to express themselves and build their new identity in English. The material builds on students’ existing knowledge of English and introduces new language through authentic texts and audiovisual material, including actual YouTube videos and the engaging ID Café, a tailor-made sitcom-style video. With its user-friendly format, English ID is a highly flexible course which offers 80–120 hours of material per level.
ID Skills and ID in Action pages offer extra listening, reading and functional language practice in every unit
Cyber English boxes help students to understand the influence of internet language and texting on the English language
Flexi-lesson structure provides additional material for longer lessons
Review section at the end of every two units including games and activities
ID Writing section and Grammar bank at the end of each level
Use of YouTube videos and the ID Café
Wide range of native and non-native accents
• Student’s Book (with portal access code)
• Teacher’s Book
Number of levels: 4
Rebecca Lee Williams
Gumdrops is an exciting, comprehensive, four-level preschool series that incorporates the most recent methodology proven to be effective in teaching English to little ones. It provides students with positive early childhood experiences in a wide range of relevant contexts.
Gumdrops gives children an opportunity to learn a second language at a very young age through fun and motivating child-centered activities.
Observes the natural stages of language learning: Preproduction, Early Production and Speech Emergence.
Helps students develop six crucial areas of learning: Personal, Social and Emotional Development; Communication, Language and Literacy; Problem Solving, Reasoning and Numeracy; Knowledge of the World; Artistic Development and Physical Development.
Gives students multiple exposure to each new lexical group through fun and focused vocabulary practice.
Gumdrops Nursery and Gumdrops 1 feature fun Apps for children to play and learn everywhere they go.
Gumdrops 2 and 3 feature an Interactive CD-ROM with engaging extension activities.
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Target B1 (NEW) – brings students to the B1 level so that they are ready to prepare for the Cambridge ESOL Preliminary English Test (PET) with Target PET.
Target B2 (NEW) – takes students to the B2 level and ready to prepare for the Cambridge ESOL First Certificate in English (FCE) with Target FCE.
Key Features• Target B1 and Target B2 take students to the B1 and B2 CEF levels respectively through the use of interesting topics and extensive practice
• Target B1 and Target B2 extend students’ knowledge of vocabulary and grammar, as well as developing language skills in a clear and systematic way
• The Teacher’s Resource CD-ROM includes three full mock exams to help students prepare for international English language tests
Write Away! is an entertaining and easy-to-use series designed to help students develop writing skills.
The first levels feature sentence building within a context of engaging topics and a family of characters children can easily relate to. Students learn step-by-step how to form paragraphs. Vocabulary is introduced in fun activities using illustrations and real photos.
- Fun topics and a family of characters children can easily relate to
- Activities for developing sentence building skills • Vocabulary presented in linguistic collocations and fun activities
- Various writing projects that can be done outside the classroom
The upper levels introduce cohesive paragraphs and multi-paragraph essays. Paragraph and essay writing is guided through the use of model essays with a wide range of interesting, age-appropriate topics.
- Interesting writing topics
- Vocabulary presented in meaningful chunks
- Activities for writing longer and more cohesive sentences
- Step-by-step guide to writing paragraphs and essays
Spotlight on Literature is a literature-based program for consolidating skills in English.
The Student's Book includes:
- Culturally diverse and varied literary texts
- Activities that strengthen reading comprehension and literary analysis
- Group and individual work promoting critical thinking and classroom discussion
- Creative exercises to further develop oral and writing skills
The Workbook includes:
- A diverse selection of comprehensive, open-ended and creative exercises
- Vocabulary drills and literary workshop
- Reading comprehension and oral expression modules
- Activities of language strategies and grammar principles to enrich self-expression
The Teacher's Guide includes:
- An assorted collection of materials, resources and ideas aimed to motivate students and teachers
- Full teacher's notes, activity sheets and all answer keys
- Background information and extra activities
- Individual exercises and group activities that inspire interaction