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Gateway - Course Overview and Resources

Your Gateway to independent learning

Gateway is the perfect course for students preparing for the Austrian Matura. It offers cross-curricular and international cultural topics, with authentic texts based on the Matura exam topics, taken from a range of sources from  literature, to pop songs and text messages. All the tasks and activities are suitable for the current exams and the new requirements post-2015. 

The Student's book also contains a webcode for Gateway Online, offering students online practice and extra resources.

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Each level offers a Student's book (with webcode), Teacher's book and Workbook.

A Year Plan (Jahresplanung) is also available for each level:





Extra materials and resources

You'll find lots of extra resources and teacher development materials on Gateway Online for teachers.

Bilingual wordlists, samples and companions are also available to download.

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Macmillan Education has a number of successful Readers series, click here to find out more. One comes for FREE with each level of Gateway.

Gateway B1: Frankenstein (Mary Shelly)
Gateway B1+: Hamlet (William Shakespeare)
Gateway B2: The Importance of Being Earnest (Oscar Wilde)
Gateway B2+: Great Expectations (Charles Dickens)


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