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American JETSTREAM Advanced

American JETSTREAM Advanced

Everything you need for adult learners

American JETSTREAM Advanced inspires already competent students to become confident, fluent, autonomous language users.

  • Review of problematic grammar areas and coverage of further, finer grammar points
  • Authentic texts and how to approach and deal with them with increasing confidence
  • A balance between practical real-world writing tasks, tasks written for academic purposes and creative writing for pleasure
  • What’s your view? activities give students the opportunity to go into a guided discussion in depth, with the aim of reaching an informed opinion about a contemporary dilemma
  • Managing conversation sections review and practice advanced functional expressions, and provide extensive contextualised practice of the phrases in a speaking activity
  • Pronunciation at this level focuses on specific sounds, word and sentence stress, intonation, problem areas such as silent letters, and American vs. British English

Components

Student’s Book
  • 12 Units
  • Language in Action sections
  • Review units every two units
  • A comprehensive Grammar reference
  • Complete transcripts for the audio
  • A complete Writing reference
Workbook
  • 12 Units
  • Vocabulary Plus and Language in Action pages
  • A review quiz every two units
  • A Check your progress test every two units
  • A Writing tasks section
  • A ‘do-it-yourself’ dictionary listing key vocabulary
On Helbling e-zone
  • Language in Action videos
  • Cloud Book – an interactive version of the Student’s Book including all video and audio
  • Cyber Homework – interactive activities covering grammar, vocabulary, reading, listening and dialogues
  • Mp3 audio files
  • Online training – including pronunciation and exam practice
  • CLIL projects
Teacher’s Guide with Class Audio CDs
  • Full teaching notes, transcripts, keys and useful background information, plus ideas for early finishers and mixed-ability suggestions
  • Photocopiable games and tasks
  • Four ‘technique banks’ giving ideas for:
    • Using the videos
    • Using memory games
    • Working with mixed-ability classes
    • Ensuring learner autonomy and using technology
  • Three Class Audio CDs contain all the listening material for the Student’s Book
On Helbling e-zone
  • Full access to the students’ area
  • Interactive Book for Whiteboards including Teacher’s Cloud Book
  • Downloadable Teacher’s Guide with answer keys
  • Testbuilder containing 12 Unit tests and 6 Progress tests
  • Placement and Achievement test

Scope & Sequence

Download the Scope & Sequence PDF for details on the syllabus followed by this level.

Sample Materials

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Student's Book – Unit 7
Teacher's Book – Unit 7
 

Authors

Mary Tomalin

Mary Tomalin was an ELT teacher and teacher trainer at International House, London. She is a writer of ELT coursebook materials at all levels. She has specialised in ELT Readers and has twice won the Extensive Reading Foundation Language Learner Literature Award in the Advanced category.

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Deborah Friedland

Deborah is a highly experienced teacher, writer and editor. She taught for many years in the UK and in Asia and has collaborated with top authors on some of the world’s most popular EFL courses. As a lexicographer, she was part of the creative team behind the work for a renowned EFL production dictionary.

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