• AUTHORS: Angela Healan; Katrina Gormley
  • ©2011  | Published
  • Recommended For: Private Language Schools | Summer School | Teens
  • Subject(s): Upper Secondary


About the Program

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Interesting, topical and up-to-date, Close-Up is a four-level B1 / C1 course which makes English come alive through spectacular National Geographic photography and facts carefully selected to appeal to the inquisitive minds of young teenagers.

Thematically-based, Close-Up provides a plethora of interesting and diverse reading texts guaranteed to appeal to this age-group, while providing a springboard for the development of language skills required to communicate effectively about the world around us.

About the Author

  • Angela Healan

  • Katrina Gormley

    Katrina Gormley is a freelance ELT writer and editor who is currently based in Nafplio, Greece. She holds a BA Hons degree in Spanish from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow and an MA Ed from the Open University, Milton Keynes. Her career began as an EFL teacher in 1991 and she taught in Spain, the UK and in Greece at all levels. She has also been an examiner for the Michigan ECCE since 2001. It was in 2001 that she became involved in ELT publishing and is dedicated to creating quality materials for language learners.

Products Included


Interactive Whiteboard Software with Content Creation Tool

  • Includes IWB tools, ‘zoomable’ pages and easy-to-access audio and DVD
  • Create your own interactive tasks with the easy-to-use Content Creation Tool (CCT)
  • Show or hide the key
  • Show justifications for the reading and listening comprehensions