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STUDIO Pre-intermediate

Space to learn

Multiple models from reading and listening texts and the video-based lessons help students develop the skills they need to talk and write about their lives and experiences with increasing fluency.

  • Life Stories videos allow students to watch and listen to people talk about their lives and experiences
  • A mix of native British, American and non-native speakers reflect the way the English language is used in today’s world
  • Students can download and practise their vocabulary with the Vocabulary Beats
  • A Spoken English feature in 101 Things highlights words and phrases used in real spoken language
  • A series of reading and listening texts in the workbook bring students into contact with a variety of reading and listening genres


Student’s Book
  • 12 units made up of three double-page main lessons and one video-based functional lesson (101 Things to do in English)
  • Six review units – one after every two units
  • Language Studio with six Writing pages plus comprehensive Vocabulary and Grammar reference
  • Transcripts of all the audio and video
  • An irregular verbs list
  • One page of grammar and vocabulary practice for each lesson in the Student’s Book
  • A review spread after every two units with a progress test covering vocabulary, grammar, listening, reading, pronunciation, and dictation
  • Wordlists and Vocabulary Beats
  • Genre-based reading and listening activities at the end of each unit
On Helbling e-zone
  • e-book+ including all video and audio, plus extra interactive reading and listening activities
  • Cyber Homework
  • Projects
  • Exam Practice
Helbling Media App

The App allows students to access all media from the course, including:

  • All audio plus Vocabulary Beats
  • All video
  • All pairwork activities within the lessons and the reviews
Teacher’s Guide
  • Detailed unit overview
  • Methodology tips
  • Clear lesson summaries
  • Simple, straightforward teaching notes
  • Reproduced Student’s Book spreads
  • Answer keys and transcripts
  • Extra activities and exam practice
  • Listening and pronunciation tips
  • Photocopiable pairwork activities
On Helbling e-zone
  • Teacher’s DIGI Pack
    • Presentation Software (IWB)
    • Testbuilder + Test Audio
    • Teacher’s Book + Class & Workbook Audio
    • Videoscapes
    • Reference material:
      • Scope & Sequence
      • Workbook keys
  • Placement Test
Helbling Media App

The App allows teachers to access all media from the course, including:

  • All audio plus Vocabulary Beats
  • All video
  • Quick notes for all lessons and corresponding keys

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


Robert Campbell

Robert Campbell

Robert ha lavorato come insegnante, editore di una rivista ELT, autore e musicista. Ha scritto corsi per studenti teenagers e adulti, oltre a numerosi lettori tra cui The Green Room, vincitore di un Learner Literature Award. È un relatore regolare in conferenze internazionali. Ha un interesse speciale per la musica e i video.

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Lindsay Clandfield

Lindsay Clandfield

Lindsay Clandfield è un insegnante, formatore e autore pluripremiato. È uno dei principali autori del nuovo corso STUDIO per adulti di Helbling. Lindsay svolge frequentemente il ruolo di relatore in conferenze internazionali e ha partecipato a numerosi progetti creativi online, dal blog al podcast.

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