Learning through authentic and compelling content, NorthStar incorporates critical thinking and academic skills with language development to prepare learners for college and university studies and beyond.

For adult learners American English Print and digital 4 levels GSE: 34-64 CEFR: A2+-B2

About the course

This intensive, integrated English skills course prepares adults to use English in study, the workplace and beyond

NorthStar builds language skills while developing the 21st century skills learners need to explore a topic in depth. A well-structured curriculum supports students in becoming critical thinkers and building the real-world speaking and writing skills necessary to succeed in higher-level courses.

With seamless integration of print and online components, NorthStar Fifth Edition builds on the success of previous editions by engaging and motivating students with new and updated contemporary topics. Learners are challenged in the reading and writing strands to go beyond basic comprehension to higher-level analysis.

Designed for the demands of college-level and university study, the NorthStar series empowers learners to achieve their academic and personal goals to meet the challenges of the 21st century.

NorthStar digital resources

Why choose NorthStar?

Systematic application of Blooms Taxonomy

Prepares learners for high-level academic courses
Each unit explores a thought-provoking theme

NorthStar is part of our Connected English Learning Program

Fast-track your learners' progress: 

  • Teach with NorthStar
  • Assess with Benchmark Test
  • Certify with Pearson English International Certificate

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