Language(s): American English, British English

Level(s): A1, A2, B1, B2, C1


Bring Life to your classroom.

National Geographic Learning brings the world to your classroom with Life, a six-level integrated-skills series featuring content from National Geographic presented through stunning images, text, and video. Learners will strengthen their existing global connections while learning the English skills needed for communication in the 21st century. To encourage a generation of informed decision-makers, Life prepares learners to think critically while teaching the English skills needed communicate effectively.

  • A practical, competency-based syllabus helps learners in their development of grammar, vocabulary, functions, pronunciation and skills through appropriate communicative tasks.
  • Real life lessons model and practice everyday functions, preparing learners to use language in the real world.
  • National Geographic video in each unit allows teachers to bring lessons to life.
  • Information-rich topics and a carefully designed critical thinking syllabus challenges learners to understand texts at a deeper level.
  • Vocabulary is introduced thematically, with additional emphasis on key words and word building in Word focus and Word building sections.

Available Titles
John Hughes
John Hughes has worked in ELT for twenty years as a teacher, teacher trainer and director of studies. Currently, he runs training courses, both face-to-face and online. He is also an author with over ... more
Helen Stephenson
Helen Stephenson first taught business English in the 1980s. She has written in-house training courses and a course for upper-secondary students. Sh... more
Paul Dummett
My career in ELT began in Oxford in 1987, first as a teacher, then DoS, then Vice principal of Godmer House School of English. In 1996, I set up my ow... more
Classroom Presentation Tool CD-ROM:
  • Includes IWB tools, ‘zoomable’ pages and easy-to-access audio and video
  • Create your own interactive tasks with the easy-to-use content creation tool
  • Show or hide the key
  • Show justification for the answers to the reading and listening comprehension activities
Online Workbooks: Powered by MyELT, online workbooks for each level include independent practice activities tied to the lessons taught in the student book along with access to all of the National Geographic videos.
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