Upstream Advanced C1 is a modular secondary-level course for learners of the English language at CEF C1 level. The series combines active English learning with a variety of lively topics presented in themed units.
theme-based units from a wide variety of sources in five modules
a variety of cross-cultural topics
systematic development of all four language skills through realistic challenging tasks which encourage the learner´s personal engagement
lexical exercises practising and activating all essential vocabulary areas including collocations, idioms, phrasal verbs, fixed phrases and word formation
a varied range of reading texts from authentic contemporary sources, with exercises which encourage learners to read extensively as well as intensively
stimulating reading and listening tasks
a wide range of speaking activities
writing analysis and practice on all types of writing with full models
realistic, stimulating dialogues featuring people in everyday situations
exam and study skills tips
Progress Checks at the end of each module
practice in exam-style exercises for all five papers in the CAE exam
grammar sections covering all major grammatical areas and more advanced grammar points, plus a Grammar Reference section
The Teacher's Books for the Student´s Books and WorkBook contain step-by-step teaching notes, extra ideas for optional activities, a full key to the exercises in the Student´s Books and WorkBook and tapescripts of the listening exercises.