Storylines consists of twenty picture sequences, each one depicting a story of immediate and contemporary appeal (conservation, sport, fashion, technology, natural disasters, charity work, humour and human interest), plus full exploitation material. The picture sequences are of four distinct types: comic, narrative, documentary and photographic, each with its own style of illustration .
Because of the subject matter Storylines is suitable for adult and for secondary students. The range of exploitation material prompts both oral and written work. The exercises lead from controlled learning stages to freer practice stages.
These sequences are elementary/ lower intermediate level.