English Land 1st Edition To Be Discontinued After 2018





Following the recent release of the Second Edition, Pearson’s best-selling primary series English Land 1st Edition will be discontinued at the end of the year, 2018. While we regret any inconveniences this replacement may cause, we are excited to announce that the new edition offers enhanced teaching and learning experiences with updated content based on the most up-to-date ELT pedagogies combined with new characters from popular Disney and Pixar films.

  • Title to be discontinued: English Land 1st Edition (click here for details)
  • Last day of sale: 31st December, 2018 (this also applies to book store sales)

For detailed information about the 2nd Edition, see here:

  • English Land 2nd Edition Details and Samples: Click here
  • English Land 2nd Edition Teacher’s Sampler: Click here to download


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New: The “Ask Akiko” Forum to help you with questions around teaching primary students in Japan



We have now launched the “Ask Akiko” Forum, an exciting new web forum where primary English teachers can post questions and share tips and tricks with each other. You only need a Pearson Teacher’s Club account to post/answer a question. Click here now and start connecting with Akiko Seino, co-author of English Land 2nd Edition and other primary teachers around Japan!


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Out now: Marvel’s The Avengers and other new Marvel readers



As part of a new series of Pearson English Readers we’re thrilled to bring you Marvel’s The Avengers with their unique super powers. A great time to get these titles while “Avengers: Infinity War” is showing in cinemas across Japan.

Click here to check out the available titles in our online catalogue.


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New “How to use” page for English Firsthand MyMobileWorld



We have newly added a “How to use English Firsthand MyMobileWorld” page for both teachers and students to our Online Resources. MyMobileWorld is a new, Moodle-based online component designed by teachers for teachers. Fully integrated with the student book and enables both in-class and out-of-class practice, MyMobileWorld is available for English Firsthand 5th Edition.

Click here to go to “How to use English Firsthand MyMobileWorld.”

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Marvel Readers, Doctor Who series to motivate learners to read and succeed!





Pearson is releasing more and more Pearson English Readers to add to our far-reaching range of graded readers to motivate learners in 2018. We’ve released Pearson English Story Readers in February; Marvel Readers in March, starring the world’s favourite Super Heroes; and coming up in summer is BBC’s long-running Sci-Fi series, “Doctor Who”!

Click here to learn more about these and other new readers.

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New! Pearson English Story Readers series available now!





Presenting a collection of some of the world’s all-time favorite children’s stories, the Pearson English Story Readers series is available to order today!

Pearson English Story Readers are perfect for use in the classroom or at home with children. The series is recommended for teachers who wish to introduce reading as an enjoyable class activity to pupils and parents who are interested in their child’s education and want to share the joy of reading.

Please click here to find out more.

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[Event on March 3rd] English Land 2nd Edition Special Workshop for Primary Teachers in Osaka





Pearson Japan is excited to invite you to the upcoming primary teachers’ workshop held in conjunction with the release of English Land Second Edition.

Date & Time: Saturday, 3rd March, 2018, 1:30pm – 3:30pm (venue open from 1:00pm)
Venue: Sankei conference Osaka Sakurabashi Room D

530-0002 Osaka, Kita-ku 1-4-12 Sonezakishinchi
Sakurabashi Plaza Bldg 9F.

Click here for access details
Admission: Free



Click the button below to book your seat now (participation is limited to 40 teachers – first come, first served)

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Abstract
The new edition is full of useful elements that help teachers overcome challenges they face in classrooms daily:
  • How do I help my students stay motivated?
  • How do I manage mixed-level classes?
  • How do I incorporate CLIL methodologies?
  • How do I boost the confidence of young learners?
If you have come up against any of these questions, this workshop is for you. Akiko Seino, co-author of English Land, will look at great ways to bring to life the latest Disney/Pixar characters featured in the new 2nd edition of English Land and make learning English even more fun and effective.

​About Akiko Seino
Akiko Seino is co-author of English Land (Pearson) and runs her own private English class in Matsumoto-city, Nagano. She has been teaching K-6 students for over 10 years in a setting where she integrates individualised learning and dynamic group learning, a teaching model that was common in the Edo period.

Prior to moving to Matsumoto, Ms Seino taught English at Seiko Gakuen Elementary School, Musashi Junior and Senior High School. Ms Seino has worked as a teacher-trainer for the Shiojiri Board of Education and is a Worldwide Kids supervisor at Benesse. Ms Seino has an MA in TESOL from Teachers College Columbia University and is a graduate of Waseda University.

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[Event on March 10th] English Land 2nd Edition Special Workshop for Primary Teachers in Nagoya





Pearson Japan is excited to invite you to the upcoming primary teachers’ workshop held in conjunction with the release of English Land Second Edition.

Date & Time: Saturday, 10th March, 2018, 1:30pm – 3:30pm (venue open from 1:00pm)
Venue: Office Park Fushimi, Resona Nagoya Bldg. 8F Meeting Room
460-0003 Aichi-ken, Nagoya-shi, Naka-ku, 2−15−22 Nishiki
Click here for access details
Admission: Free

* You can purchase English Land 2nd Edition from Maruzen Nayoya at the event venue on that day.

Click the button below to book your seat now (participation is limited to 50 teachers – first come, first served)

Register Now


Abstract
The new edition is full of useful elements that help teachers overcome challenges they face in classrooms daily:
  • How do I help my students stay motivated?
  • How do I manage mixed-level classes?
  • How do I incorporate CLIL methodologies?
  • How do I boost the confidence of young learners?
If you have come up against any of these questions, this workshop is for you. Akiko Seino, co-author of English Land, will look at great ways to bring to life the latest Disney/Pixar characters featured in the new 2nd edition of English Land and make learning English even more fun and effective.

​About Akiko Seino
Akiko Seino is co-author of English Land (Pearson) and runs her own private English class in Matsumoto-city, Nagano. She has been teaching K-6 students for over 10 years in a setting where she integrates individualised learning and dynamic group learning, a teaching model that was common in the Edo period.

Prior to moving to Matsumoto, Ms Seino taught English at Seiko Gakuen Elementary School, Musashi Junior and Senior High School. Ms Seino has worked as a teacher-trainer for the Shiojiri Board of Education and is a Worldwide Kids supervisor at Benesse. Ms Seino has an MA in TESOL from Teachers College Columbia University and is a graduate of Waseda University.

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