Advanced Matters is aimed at advanced level learners and provides approximately 90-120 hours of classroom material. It contains 10 core units plus the Language Bank and Writing Bank of optional exercises and activities. Advanced Matters: • Offers a flexible unit structure and extra 'add-on' resources, making the material suitable for both short and long courses. • Includes a wide variety of thought-provoking and authentic reading and listening texts that will hold students' interest and get them talking. • Integrates vocabulary activities into work on the texts and provides special focus on areas such as idioms and collocation. • Provides integrated speaking activities, as well as discrete work on features of pronunciation such as rhythm and stress.