General English courses

Adult learners with busy lives can struggle to move forward. At Pearson, our mission is to provide practical tools and motivating content to help people make progress and achieve results they can measure and celebrate. 

New and coming soon in General English

We're always working on what's next. Here you can see what's new and what we have coming up.

Courseware upgrades

We’re making it easier for you to teach and for your students to learn, with upgrades to our platforms and component packages.

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Before our courses reach you, they've been tried and tested in classrooms around the world. Our new General English series addresses real needs, with great multimedia components.

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Aligned to the GSE

Pearson General English courses are aligned to the Global Scale of English (GSE) to support measuring English language proficiency, assess progress and set up clear learning goals.

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Popular General English titles




Top Notch 3rd Edition

Summit 3rd Edition

Speakout 2nd Edition