Student components

Student Book

There are two versions of Student Book: with and without Online Practice. 

  • 12 units, with teaching material designed for at least 8 hours of English a week
  • Unit title phrased as a big question sparks students’ curiosity and builds engagement with the topic
  • Students come up with answers throughout the unit and reflect on what they have learnt on the Now I Know page at the end
  • Unit objectives phrased as simplified GSE descriptors appear at the beginning and at the end of the unit helping students see what they have learnt
  • International English box highlights differences between British and American English
  • BBC video clips (topic and story clips) enhance engagement and understanding of the topic
  • One text per unit is factual, allowing students to gain non-ELT knowledge, and another text is a story focusing on a value
  • Clear grammar practice helps students build confidence with the language
  • Strategy boxes help teach all skills
now i know student book

Teacher components

Teacher's Book

  • Reduced Student Book pages with answers provide teachers at-a-glance look at the lesson
  • Suggestions for extra activities help teachers add extra focus to the lesson
  • Suggestions for differentiating activities help teachers adjust teaching to the needs of individual students
  • Activities focusing on 21st Century Skills highlighted in the notes indicate when the core skills are covered
  • Additional resources include audio scripts and answer keys
  • All digital activities are clearly marked with an icon making the correlation between print and digital very clear
  • All Teacher’s Books come with access to the Pearson English Portal
now i know teachers book