Time Zones, Second Edition is a four-skills program designed to teach teenagers how to use English effectively, developing them into successful global citizens.
Engaging real-world content that brings National Geographic Explorers and 21st century topics into the classroom.
A communicative approach that offers students the opportunity to learn about and critically discuss global issues.
About the Contributor
Tim Collins holds a PhD in Teaching English as a Foreign Language from the University of Texas at Austin as well as two Masters from the University of Illinois at Urbana. He has held teaching posts in Morocco, Spain, Taiwan, and the United State. He is a Fulbright Scholar, as well as the former Academic Director of the Fulbright Taiwan English Teaching Program. He has authored many ELT texts and continues to develop and manage text for all ages and proficiency levels. Currently he is an Assistant Professor at National-Louis University in Chicago and also serves the role of Visiting Assistant Professor at National Ilan University in Taiwan.
Mary Jane Maples
Mary Jane Maples has over 30 years of experience in English teaching. She has served as Editorial Director and Executive Editor on over two dozen titles, including titles in other languages. She has mainly worked with elementary and junior high school age learners.
Ian taught English as a foreign language in Europe and Asia before embarking on a career in ELT publishing as an editor and materials writer. Over the past 13 years, he has developed numerous programmes for students of English in Asia, Latin America, Europe, and the Middle East. Currently based in the UK, Ian is studying toward an MA in Online Education with a specialism in Applied Linguistics.
New to this Edition
National Geographic video in every unit, introducing amazing places, culture, and information from around the world.
An all-new Starter level, introducing students to the essential English language skills and vocabulary necessary for true beginners.