Better thinking and confident communication transforms lives

Speak Your Mind helps young adults to develop effective communication skills with a focus on speaking English in both local and global scenarios. It provides students with coping strategies designed to increase their confidence in a variety of situations.

English Type
American English
Number of levels
6
CEFR Levels
PRE A1 - B2+

Activities in Speak Your Mind encourage learners to consider other points of view, think things through, and then express their own ideas and solutions. Better thinking and processing of information leads to better speaking, equipping learners with the skills not just to survive, but to thrive and achieve their goals in life.

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WHAT MAKES IT SPECIAL?

SUCCESSFUL COMMUNICATION STRATEGIES

Speaking activities at the end of each lesson with Confident Communicator sections provide practical strategies for successful communication.

PERSONALIZED LEARNING EXPERIENCE

Unit openers encourage learners to share their previous knowledge and Make It Yours boxes help them to personalise new language for their own needs.

ON-THE-GO PRACTICE

Flexible opportunities for on-the-go practice are provided with the Student’s App, encouraging busy learners to consolidate language in an engaging gamified environment.

DIGITAL TOOLS

The ePlanner allows teachers to create the perfect syllabus to fit the contact hours available whilst an annotated Teacher’s Edition with accompanying Teacher’s App help to deliver truly engaging lessons.

ENGAGING VIDEO CONTENT

Video content connects language practice to real life, including Follow a Pro videos that look at the lives of people working in a variety of professions, and in Levels 4 and 5 Skills for Pros videos that look at the skills needed by professional people.

Levels & Samples

WATCH SAMPLE COURSE VIDEOS

COURSE COMPONENTS

Fully flexible course

If you teach remotely or would like to add an online learning element to your face to face classes, we have reconfigured and enhanced this course with digital components, making it ready for any scenario. The listing below shows you all of the components available for this course.

Student's Book and Workbook and access to Student's App

The Student's Book and Workbook has a robust skills, grammar and vocabulary syllabus with clear learning outcomes. Learn on-the-go with over 100 item-based activities for quick and flexible practice in the Student’s App. This version comes with access to the Digital Student’s Book and Digital Workbook for face-to-face and online classes.

Student's Book and Workbook with access to Student's App and Digital Workbook

The Student's Book and Workbook has a robust skills, grammar and vocabulary syllabus with clear learning outcomes. Learn on-the-go with over 100 item-based activities for quick and flexible practice in the Student’s App. This version comes with access to the Digital Student’s Book and Digital Workbook for face-to-face and online classes.

Student’s Book with Access to Student’s App and Digital Student’s Book

The Student's Book has a robust skills, grammar and vocabulary syllabus with clear learning outcomes. The Student’s App allows students to learn on-the-go with over 100 item-based activities for quick and flexible practice. This version also comes with access to the Digital Student’s Book for face-to-face and online classes.

Student's Book with Student's App and access to Digital Workbook

The Student's Book and Workbook has a robust skills, grammar and vocabulary syllabus with clear learning outcomes. Learn on-the-go with over 100 item-based activities for quick and flexible practice in the Student’s App. This version comes with access to the Digital Student’s Book and Digital Workbook for face-to-face and online classes.

Student's Book with Student's App

The Student's Book has a robust skills, grammar and vocabulary syllabus with clear learning outcomes. The Student’s App allows students to learn on-the-go with over 100 item-based activities for quick and flexible practice. This version also comes with access to the Digital Student’s Book for face-to-face and online classes.

Digital Student's Book with Student's App

The Digital Student's Book is perfect for face-to-face and online classes.The Student’s App allows students to learn on-the-go with over 100 item-based activities for quick and flexible practice.

Digital Student’s Book with Digital Workbook and Student’s App

Speak Your Mind helps young adults to develop effective communication skills. This full digital version enables teachers to take teaching online instantly and confidently. It includes the Digital Student’s Book, Digital Workbook and access to ‘On-the-Go’ Practice through the Student’s App.

Workbook with access to Audio

The Workbook provides additional support for the Student’s Book with print activities covering the course language, vocabulary and skills. It also includes access to the Digital Workbook and audio files.

Workbook with access to Digital Workbook and Audio

The Workbook has a robust skills, grammar and vocabulary syllabus with clear learning outcomes, the Digital Workbook includes the content of the print Workbook with fully interactive activities, audio and automated marking. Access to the course audio is included in this version.

Digital Workbook with access to Audio

The Digital Workbook includes the content of the print Workbook with fully interactive activities, audio and automated marking. Access to the course audio is included in this version.

Teacher's Edition with Teacher's App

The Teacher's Edition includes a flexible Teacher’s eBook to allow for on screen lesson preparation. The Teacher’s App provides everything in one place including; the Classroom Presentation Kit, audio and video resources, photocopiables, Test Generator, and access to the content of the Student’s App.

Digital Teacher's Edition with access to Teacher's App

The Digital Teacher's Edition provides everything needed for online teaching. The Teacher’s App provides everything in one place including; the Classroom Presentation Kit, audio and video resources, photocopiables, Test Generator, and access to the content of the Student’s App.

How can we help you reach your teaching goals?

Register for the SPEAK YOUR MIND Ask the expert ZONE and get unlimited access to academic and classroom resources created to make your lessons motivating and engaging for your students and to help you make the most of SPEAK YOUR MIND. Sign up today to access:

  • An article written by Rhona Snelling, one of the authors of SPEAK YOUR MIND, which helps teachers understand the idea of teaching Global Skills
  • An academic article on students’ motivation written by Zoltan Dörnyei, a Professor of Psycholinguistics, that explains the benefits of motivating students through visualising their future careers.
  • Exclusive Ask the Expert videos with Steve Taylore-Knowles that answer questions about teaching young adult students. 
  • Roleplay activities that offer extension practice to FOLLOW A PRO lessons to help your students to reuse the language from the FOLLOW A PRO videos.
  • Posters that help your students practise thinking and communication skills and real life language. 
  • Webinars devoted to teaching young adult students, conducted by experts in ELT. 

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