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Mind Series 2nd Edition

With a focus on language and life skills, Mind helps adult students develop the necessary skills for 21st century success: from handling the demands of study to dealing with career challenges. The Teacher’s Resource Center included in the course provides teachers with access to unit tests, mid-course and end of course tests, plus answer keys, listening scripts and teaching notes.

Below you’ll find mapping documents to see how different levels of the Mind series (including openMind and masterMind) can be used to prepare students for their TOEIC and Cambridge English exams, as well as a placement test for the course.

Exams Mapping


TOEIC – Test of English for International Communication

The TOEIC Listening and Reading, and Speaking and Writing tests assess English language skills for the workplace. Teachers can refer to these mapping documents to see how different levels of the Mind series can be used to help prepare their learners for the TOEIC exams.

openMind Starter (A1)  openMind Level 1 (A2)

openMind Level 2 (B1)  openMind Level 3 (B1+)

masterMind Level 1 (B2)  masterMind Level 2 (C1)


Cambridge English: Key (KET)

Take a look at which exercises in openMind Starter and Level 1 can be used to prepare students taking Key.

openMind Starter (A1)  openMind Level 1 (A2)


Cambridge English: Preliminary (PET)

See how Level 2 and Level 3 of openMind are mapped to the Cambridge English: Preliminary exam.

openMind Level 2 (B1)  openMind Level 3 (B1+)


Cambridge English: First (FCE)

For students at Upper Intermediate (B2) level, Level 1 of the masterMind course can be used alongside the Cambridge English: First exam.

masterMind Level 1 (B2)


Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE)

For Advanced level students, Level 2 of the masterMind course is mapped to the Cambridge English: Advanced exam.

masterMind Level 2 (C1)


Placement Test


Mind: Placement Test

This placement test can be used to find out which level of the Mind course, from openMind Starter to masterMind Level 2, is most suitable for your students. Download the PDF of the placement test and accompanying teacher's notes.

Mind Placement Test pdf  Mind Placement Test Teachers' Notes