World Class: Expanding English Fluency

  • AUTHORS: Nancy Douglas; James R. Morgan
  • ©2013  | Published
  • Recommended For: Adult Education
  • Subject(s): Adult


About the Program

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World Class is a two-level series from National Geographic Learning for high-intermediate and advanced English language learners. This integrated-skills program uses National Geographic content, images, and video to help learners expand their overall fluency while developing the tools and strategies necessary for effective, real-world communication.

  • Stunning images and thought-provoking questions encourage learners to think critically
  • Expanding Your Fluency allows learners to apply the language they have learned throughout the unit in real-world tasks
  • The Writing section includes writing models to prompt learners to complete a functional piece of writing.
  • Clearly stated Unit Outcomes provide a roadmap of learning for the student

About the Author

  • Nancy Douglas

    Nancy Douglas is a teacher, materials writer, and editor who has been in ELT for over twenty years. She has extensive experience working with students from around the world and has co-authored several courses, including the best-selling series World Link and Reading Explorer. She has also edited print and Web-based materials for English language learners as well as professional development courses for teachers.

  • James R. Morgan

    James Morgan is the co-author of Cengage's best-selling series World Link. He has taught English in Japan and worked as an in-house development editor for a major ELT publisher. Since 1998, he has been a freelance writer and editor of English language learning materials, specializing in grammar and video. He believes the way to unlock each student's potential is through materials that are current, engaging, and meaningful. When he is not working at his computer, he enjoys traveling and learning about other cultures.

Products Included


The Assessment CDROM with ExamView® allows teachers to create, customize, and correct tests and quizzes quickly and easily.


World Class is fully supported by a range of technology resources for both the student and the instructor.

For Instructors:

  • Interactive Presentation Tool CD-ROM contains interactive versions of the Student Book, along with the full video and audio program
  • Online Lesson Planners allow busy teachers to customize lesson plans on the go
  • Assessment CD-ROM with ExamView® allows teachers to create, customize, and correct tests and quizzes quickly and easily
  • Classroom DVD contains 24 authentic videos for both levels and accompanies the Video section of the Student Book.
  • Classroom Audio CD contains the audio program for each Student Book

For Students:

  • Extra practice for every unit, along with full video and audio program are available on either the Student CD-ROM or Online Workbook

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