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    Case Studies and Reviews

    Teachers around the world share their experience using Macmillan courses!

    At the heart of everything we do at Macmillan Education are our teachers. Everything we publish is tailored to providing teachers with the best possible learning resources and to help them do what they do best, whether that's teaching in the classroom or training in company professionals.

    Explore our selection of case studies and reviews below and hear how our courses are being used by our teachers in their own words.

  • Adult Courses

    • Straightforward teaching in Southampton

      Straightforward - SLC 220

      Watch a video with Chris Humphrey and read how teachers like Claudia are using Straightforward Second Edition   in their General English classes.

    • Open Mind in Algeria

      Open Mind case study

      Hear how SBL and ELTC Language Schools in Algiers have been using Open Mind and the Mind Series to teach adults in mixed-ability classes.

    • Teaching Global in Geneva

      Teaching Global in Geneva

      Based in the international city of Geneva, Bell School shows why the Global coursebook is an essential part of their language training for professionals.

    • Reviews: Mind series 2nd edition

      Pete Sharma and Santanda Mind Info Block

      Teachers and lecturers discuss the benefits of teaching using the Mind Series 2nd Edition.

    • Skillful at The University of Northampton

      Skillful case study

      In a video case study, lecturers and students from The University of Northampton share their experiences of using the Academic English course Skillful.

    • Taking a Global approach in Munich

      Global ISK

      In this video, Susanne Dettinger-Klemm explains why the professional content in Global course makes it ideal for her Business English students.

    • Teaching Breakthrough Plus in Taiwan

      Breakthrough plus - Steven Lung 220

      Read all about how Breakthrough Plus is helping to motivate mixed-ability classes at Shih Chien University Kaohsiung Campus in Taiwan.

    • Making a Move with Excel English

      Move - Excel 220

      Viv Canal discusses short course Move and what makes it ideal for summer course study at Excel English.

  • Teenage Courses

    • Beyond in Belgium

      Beyond case study

      Teachers and students from CLL Brussels share their thoughts on the secondary course Beyond in this video case study.

    • Gateway to exam success at GPOA

      Gateway Eliska

      Eliška from GPOA  Znojmo, Czech Republic, shares her thoughts on why Gateway is the ideal course to prepare her teenage students for their school leaving exam, the Maturita.

    • Motivating students in Romania

      Motivate Romania

      Teachers at "Onisifor Ghibu" High School, Loreta and Dana, talk through why they use Motivate! with their teenage students to keep them engaged in class.

    • New Inside Out in Brazil

      NIO - Unlinguas 220

      Chosen for its communicative approach to learning, New Inside Out helps teachers like Ruth at Unilínguas to teach young adults.

  • Exams & Skills Titles

    • Gateway to exam success at GPOA

      Gateway Eliska

      Eliška from GPOA  Znojmo, Czech Republic, shares her thoughts on why Gateway is the ideal course to prepare her teenage students for their school leaving exam, the Maturita.

    • Improving IELTS Skills in Libya

      Case Studies IELTS Libya

      Read what Therese Martin and her students think of the Improve Your Skills for IELTS series and the Macmillan Practice Online coursebook accompaniment.

    • Skillful at The University of Northampton

      Skillful case study

      In a video case study, lecturers and students from The University of Northampton share their experiences of using the Academic English course Skillful.

  • More Case Studies

    • Campaign in Italy

      Campaignin Italy

      Find out how Jorgen Olshov, in Rome, Italy, uses Campaign to help students apply their English skills in a military context.

    • Get Ready for International Business

      Business-216x118

      Miwa Yamataka explains how she uses Get ready for International Business to teach business English in Tokyo.

    • In Company 3.0 in Frankfurt

      In Company info block case study

      William Fern, who is the Director of Studies at Fern in Frankfurt, talks about how he uses In Company 3.0 to teach business English to his corporate clients using the real life situations found within the course.

    • Next Move in Taiwan

      Next Move Taiwan Info Block

      In this case study Maria Li-Mei Chang from Taiwan discusses how Next Move has been used successfully at the New Trend School.