English File is a flexible course for adults and young adults which reflects the realities of both learning and teaching. At each of the first two levels, there is a fast-track core of 60 hours' class work, with additional material which can extend the course to more than 120 hours. English File 1 is for beginners and false beginners. English File gives students a real sense of achievement and progress. It offers clear learning objectives, an organized approach to revision and reference work, and a fully integrated home-study programme. For teachers, there are well-planned lessons that work, a realistic syllabus focusing on what can be achieved in a first level course, and a complete source of ready-to-use supplementary materials. CORE • Lessons which cover the grammar, pronunciation, and vocabulary syllabus of the course, with in-built revision and recycling. • Systematic pronunciation work, with a memorable and learner-friendlythtroduction to English sounds. • Graded listening materials and tasks. • Travel with English. Functional language, practical communication in international 'survival' contexts. AND • Revision and extension. Consolidation and development of core lessons through skills work. • Vocabulary file. Systematic vocabulary development and revision, and learning tips. • Grammar file. Self-check grammar reference in language graded for beginner level. • Word bank. An active picture dictionary for memorable study and reference.