Top Notch 2nd Edition

The leader in global communication

Over three million young adults and adults worldwide have learned English using the Top Notch program, developing confident, culturally fluent English speakers. Choose the award-winning Top Notch for your students.

  • Language: American English
  • Six Levels: CEFR A1 to C1 (including Summit)
  • Learners: For Adult and Young Adult Learners
  • Authors: Joan Saslow and Allen Ascher

About Top Notch

  • Prepare your students to speak English with anyone. Speakers with various accents give students the opportunity to hear different types of English.
  • Keep your class engaged with clear, practical and communicative goals in every lesson.
  • Manage mixed ability classes with materials and activities that you can adapt for the whole class, pair work conversation and individual learning.
  • Teach off the page with the comprehensive teacher support, materials and activities available, minimizing the time you need to prepare.

Top Notch 2nd Edition:

  • Learning English with Top Notch is a fun and engaging experience for your students.
  • Encourage participation with pop songs, socializing with soap operas and discovery within a world of cultural diversities and travel.
  • Top Notch makes English unforgettable through multiple exposures to language, numerous opportunities to practice it, and intensive recycling.

What's new?

  • More listening skills
  • More reading skills
  • A writing syllabus
  • More practice in all areas
  • More photographs


Top Notch 2nd Edition delivers a fully-integrated learning package, including a placement test, mobile app and digital tools for the classroom.

Student’s Book | Workbook | Teacher’s Edition and Lesson Planner | Placement Tests | ActiveTeach | MyEnglishLab | Classroom Audio Program | Complete Assesment with Examview | TV Video Program | Copy and Go | Website Support