A first English course for children who are ready for reading and writing for children 7 years and over.
It introduces children to different types of reading text. Speech bubble stories give children the opportunity of acting out the text; 'Colin in Computerland' provides revision and language presentation through an exciting adventure story; and the 'Extended reading' sections include topic-based information, rhymes, and jokes.
Writing skills are systematically built up. Level 1 focuses on writing at a word and sentence level, so that by Level 2 children can express themselves in mini- paragraphs.
Pair work activities and games provide lots of regular speaking practice.
The New Edition also provides students with a cross-cultural section which allows students to know the target language community.