The topics have been chosen to appeal to an adult learner's curiosity, and to reflect material that they would naturally read for pleasure in their native language. Critical thinking skills are promoted through the choice of topics and the way the material is exploited. Adapted with due regard to cultural sensitivities for the Middle East.
The Workbooks complement and expand on the content of the Coursebook. They present the language practice activities of the eWorkbook in an easy-to-use printed format. The Workbooks also include an Audio CD for use with the listening and pronunciation activities. This version comes with the answer key.
Teacher's Book and Resource CD Pack
The comprehensive Global Perspectives Teacher's Book pack contains a wide range of materials for teachers using the course. These include background information and language notes, lesson plans, answer keys and ideas for adapting 'global' activities to local contexts. There are also specialist essays, focusing on key aspects of language teaching, written by a range of well-known and award-winning ELT guest authors and teacher trainers.
The Teacher's Book comes with a Teacher's Resource CD which contains photocopiable worksheets, with a mixture of unit-specific and more general activities. The CD also contains tests for use with Global Perspectives.