Check-in pages prepare children for the unit theme and discussion tasks get students thinking about the topic and also promote learner autonomy
The wide variety of text types develop reading skills
Key vocabulary presentation and extension activates children’s prior knowledge
Grammar is studied and practised using contextualised examples and dedicated grammar in use pages
A three-stage approach to writing promotes learner autonomy
Develops language skills through the exploration of real-world topics and develops critical thinking and independent learning. Cross-curricular and cross-cultural content means that students learn about the world through English while acquiring social values and citizenship awareness. Comprehension activities place an emphasis on students' personal responses.