Developing essential skills for academic success

Skillful is a brand new five-level course taking students from Foundation to Level 4. Each level includes both a Listening and Speaking and Reading and Writing Student’s Book that complement each other through parallel topics and features. Skillful not only provides the tools for academic success but creates an interactive learning environment, which encourages student debate.

Key features

  • Each unit provides opportunities to engage critically with issues raised in the texts and to consider concepts beyond their surface meaning
  • A flexible approach, using each product as distinct individuals or together to create an integrated package
  • Systematic development of practical study skills through realistic case studies and material from Stella Cottrell, author of The Study Skills Handbook

Student's Book Pack

The Listening and Speaking Student’s Book Packs consist of the print Student's Book with an access code to the Student’s Resource Center. The Resource Center contains the Student's Book audio and video material and course wordlists, excellent to support students throught the course and development of academic skills.

Digital Student's Book Pack

The Digital Student’s Book Pack is a digital version of the print Student’s Book with embedded video, audio and interactive activities. Activities are automatically checked and the results are saved in the Gradebook. The Digital Student’s Book Pack gives access to the Digital Student’s Book and the Student’s Resource Center.

Teacher's Book Pack

The Teacher’s Book Pack contains the print Teacher’s Book and an access code to the Teacher’s Resource Center and the Digital Student’s Book. The Teacher’s Book gives presentation ideas, notes on each language skill and building critical thinking skills vital for academic success.

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