Straight to Advanced

Straight to Advanced is a short, intensive and flexible course designed to prepare teenage and adult students for the Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) exam.

Straight to Advanced is a short, intensive course that prepares students for the Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) exam. This course comes with a full set of standardised print and digital components that allow students to become confident with CAE exam topics through further practice of Listening, Reading and Writing and Use of English tasks.

For students, the print components consist of the Student’s Book (with or without Answers Keys) and the Workbook (with or without Answers Keys). A unique code from the Student’s Book provides access to the Student’s Resource Centre, Digital Student’s Book and an Online Workbook, where a host of extra material and resources can be found.

Key features

  • The course can be as long as 100 hours or as short as 50, depending on requirements and time available, making it extremely flexible.
  • Each of the ten 9-page units analyses and provides practice for at least one part of every exam paper to ensure complete coverage.
  • The online workbook includes comprehensive practice for all parts of the Listening, Writing, Reading and Use of English papers as well as additional grammar and vocabulary exercises. 
  • Self-assessment and progress tracking is made easy with a full answer key to all exercises, including models for writing and speaking tasks.
  • 10 Progress Tests that follow each unit provide regular updates on learning outcomes and make progress assessment easy and accurate.

Student's Book with Answers Pack

The Student's Book with Answers Pack provides preparation and practice for the Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) exam. At least one part of every paper is covered in each of the 10 units. It's packaged with an audio CD and a code providing access to the Student's Resource Centre.

Digital Student's Book Pack

Digital Student's Book Pack provides preparation for the Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) exam. At least one part of every paper is covered in each of the 10 units. It's a page faithful version of the print Student’s Book with audio and interactive activities, along with a unique code providing access to the Student's Resource Centre.

Workbook with Answers Pack

The Workbook with Answers provides extra practice for the Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) exam. It includes grammar and vocabulary tasks, as well as further practice for the Listening, Reading and Writing and Use of English exam tasks in the Student’s Book. It's packaged with an audio CD containing all the recordings for the listening exercises.

Online Workbook Pack

The Online Workbook includes grammar and vocabulary tasks, as well as further practice for the Listening, Reading and Writing and Use of English exam tasks in the Student’s Book. The Online Workbook consists of interactive versions of all tasks in the print Workbook and has embedded audio for all Listening tasks.

Teacher's Book Premium Pack

The Teacher’s Book Premium Pack provides comprehensive at-a-glance teaching notes to support the teacher in the classroom. It is packaged with audio CDs for the Student’s Book, as well as a code to the Teacher’s Resource Centre, the Digital Student’s Book, the Teacher’s Presentation Kit and the Online Workbook.

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