World English, Second Edition: Real People Real Places Real Language

Language(s): American English

Level(s): Beginning, Low-intermediate (US), Intermediate, High-intermediate, A1, A2, B1, B1+

Overview

Featuring content from National Geographic and TED, the new edition of the four-level, integrated skills World English series brings amazing stories about our planet and compelling ideas from around the world to the classroom. Riveting images, fascinating topics, and inspiring video will motivate learners to engage with ideas and each other. The second edition of World English introduces students to some of the world’s most fascinating people and places and builds upon an effective competency-based approach to provide 21st century learners with the English skills needed for success.

  • NEW TED readings and TED Talks along with updated content and video from National Geographic will provide a springboard for learners to share ideas in English.
  • NEW communication-building pages in each unit provide expanded writing opportunities and communicative activities that encourage learners to personalize the unit theme.
  • Updated goals on every two-page spread highlight measurable outcomes and provide accessible navigation for teachers and learners.
  • Updated technology for teachers and learners supports every step of the teaching and learning process from in-class instruction, to independent practice, to assessment!

New to this edition

NEW TED readings and TED TALK videos along with updated content and video from National Geographic will provide a springboard for learners to share ideas in English.

NEW communication-building pages in each unit provide expanded writing opportunities and communicative activities that encourage learners to personalize the unit theme.

Updated goals on every two-page spread highlight measurable outcomes and provide accessible navigation for teachers and learners.

Updated technology for teachers and learners supports every step of the teaching and learning process from in-class instruction, to independent practice, to assessment!

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Authors

Becky Tarver Chase

Becky Tarver Chase is an experienced English instructor who has taught all subject areas including reading, writing, grammar, communication skills, and test preparation. She has worked at universities... more

Martin Milner

Martin Milner holds a Masters of Education from the University of Wales, Cardiff. He has held teaching and advising posts in Mexico, Namibia, Zanzibar, and Scotland. His work for the British Council... more

Kristen L. Johannsen (late)

Series Editor

Rob Jenkins

Rob Jenkins is a professor of ESL and the Faculty Development Coordinator serving over 300 instructors teaching for Santa Ana College School of Continuing Education in California. He is a recipient o... more
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