Look, K12

The world is an amazing place.

Get up close with Look, a seven-level series for young learners of English.

See something real with amazing photography, authentic stories and video, and inspiring National Geographic Explorers.

Help learners make connections in English between their lives and the world they live in through high-interest, global topics that encourage them to learn and express themselves.

With short, fresh lessons that excite students and make teaching a joy, Look gives young learners the core language, balanced skills foundation and confidence-boosting exam support they need to use English successfully in the 21st century.
  • Easy-to-teach units present high-interest topics with a global perspective
  • Carefully graded language syllabus with balanced skills coverage and a phonics focus
  • Integrated values activities support personal development
  • Immersive School Trips lessons take learners to incredible places and provide project work opportunities
  • Reading Extra lessons promote extensive reading through real-world stories and fables
  • Coverage of international exam task types helps students master exam techniques and builds their confidence.
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Gregg Schroeder

Gregg Schroeder is a writer, editor and college lecturer specializing in English language teaching. He started in education as a junior high school teacher in Japan, and after a period as an in-house ... more

Katherine Bilsborough

Katherine Bilsborough has been creating ELT materials for 30 years, for her own students and for some of the top ELT Publishers. Together with her co-author, Steve Bilsborough, she has written more th... more

Steve Bilsborough

Steve Bilsborough has been creating ELT materials since 1987, for his own students and for some of the top ELT Publishers. Together with his co-author, Katherine Bilsborough, he has written more than ... more

Rachel Wilson

Rachel Wilson has been based in Asia for more than 25 years writing, editing and training in the field of English language teaching and, more recently, environmental education. She is passionate about... more

Daniel Barber

Daniel Barber is a teacher, trainer and writer based in Cádiz, Spain. He's taught classes of all types and ages over more than twenty years as well as tutoring and directing Trinity TESOL courses and ... more

Rob Sved

Rob Sved is an EFL author based in Oxford, UK. Over the last 20 years, he has worked as a teacher, publisher, editor and author and specializes in developing materials for young learners.

Katherine Stannett

Katherine Stannett is based in West Sussex, England and is an author with over twenty years of experience in editing, writing and developing materials to teach English. She specialises in writing for ... more

Mary Charrington

Mary Charrington is a teacher and EFL materials author with 25 years experience writing and developing courses specifically for young learners. She is the co-author of a range of courses, including B... more
Get Up Close

Watch how Look helps young learners get closer to the world and make connections in English between themselves, the world, and others.

See Something Real


Get closer to the world with the help of National Geographic Explorers.

Share their stories and missions with your students and teach language through their compelling, real-world experiences.


Take your students to amazing locations and meet incredible people.

Every School trip lesson includes a reading, video and comprehension activities and ends with project work.


Introduce learners to longer texts with stories about real people, places and events as well as fables, myths and legends from around the world.

Every Reading extra lesson in the Student's Books reinforces the content taught in the units, with activities covering all four skills.

Additionally, every level includes an Anthology of six stories, with an activities page for every story to check comprehension, for even more reading practice.

Teach for Success

Create an environment where students are relaxed and confident in their abilities. Give them opportunities to show what they have learned, without any stress.

With comprehensive coverage of international exams task types and parent-teacher support materials, Look helps learners perform their best and prepares them for assessment success.

Assessment support includes:

  • Coverage of every task type from the Cambridge English Qualifications exams for young learners in the Student's Book and Workbook
  • Task guidance notes in the Teacher's Book to help instructors break down exam tasks and build student confidence
  • Guidance on evaluating student performance, with formative assessment and remedial activities in the Teacher’s Book
  • ExamView Assessment Suite, Unit progress tests, mid-year and end-of-year tests available online
  • An exam practice test in every Workbook
Beyond the Book

Teaching with Look is easy with its flexible digital support materials.

Classroom Presentation Tool

Enrich your lessons with interactive Student’s Book and Workbook pages with embedded audio, video, and activities on the Classroom Presentation Tool.

Online Practice

Keep students engaged with mobile-responsive Online Practice, including audio, video and games for practice and workbook activities for assessment and exam prep.

Learning Management Platform

Manage your classroom and track students’ Online Practice progress with a mobile-responsive Learning Management System.

Young Learners and Teens 2020

Bringing the world to the classroom and the classroom to life…

We create English programs that are inspiring, real, and relevant. Students learn their world by experiencing it through stories, ideas, photography and video of National Geographic and TED.

Our programs for young learners and teenagers create a solid foundation for learning about the world, and help students find their own voice in English.