Upbeat is an innovative, easy-to-teach four-level course that reflects the lives and experiences of modern teenagers. Taking a multi-strand approach, Upbeat excites learners and broadens their horizons with relatable content based on pedagogical rigour.

For secondary learners British English Print and digital 4 levels GSE: 22-52 CEFR: A1-B1

About the course

Engage teenage learners with an easy-to-teach course fit for different teaching styles

Upbeat offers a flexible English language teaching solution for teenage learners today

With a clear, straightforward methodology and a multi-strand syllabus, educators can create effective lessons easily. The content is designed to build all four language skills with a balanced mix of engaging grammar, vocabulary and communication activities.

Learners are encouraged to take ownership of their personal learning journeys with dedicated revision and language objective activities. Different types of learners can engage with a wide variety of exercise types, visual aids and audio recordings.

Why choose Upbeat?

Suitable for a wide range of classroom situations and teaching styles
Easy-to-teach content with a multi-strand syllabus
Reflects the lives and experiences of today’s teenage learners

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Live Beat is a vibrant four-level course that motivates teenage learners to achieve better learning outcomes. Carefully structured lessons focus on both written and verbal communication skills, with realistic communication activities that help learners build confidence using English. Live Beat also engages learners with a rich selection of multimedia, with more than 130 videos and animations integrated into the course.

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Upbeat is part of our Connected English Learning Program

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  • Teach with Upbeat
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  • Certify with Pearson English International Certificate

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