- What is English Firsthand?
- What’s new in the 5th edition
- Companion website
- English Firsthand 5th edition catalog website
- ELT Teaching Tips with Marc and John
- Online Teaching Tips & Ideas
- Teaching ideas for getting back to face to face (safely)
- Request sample
What is English Firsthand?
English Firsthand is the best-selling oral communication series that has been supporting ELT teachers and students for more than 25 years, helping to build learner success and confidence through hands-on active learning. We believe that students learn English by using English and, with support, they can communicate in English even from the beginning.
|For students to use English, they need:
The goal of the English Firsthand series is to meet those needs. Each level provides 40-60 hours of class work, and additional learning resources are available, including audio, video, workbook, and e-learning resources.
What’s new on the 5th edition?
Exciting new design and updated content
Mobile-based activities “MyMobileWorld” (Learning Management System)
* English in Action, Conversation Model and Presentation Model videos can be accessed by clicking here.
Assessment for Learning
Intensive Test Package
Mapped with the Global Scale of English (GSE)
|English Firsthand 5th edition is mapped with the Global Scale of English, and teachers will be able to have free access to the GSE Teacher Booklet that shows which Can-do descriptors are covered in each unit/page per level and that supports teachers to develop syllabus for their class.|
Wealth of Free Resources
In this new edition of English Firsthand there are a wealth of resources online for free.
|From the companion website www.pearsonelt.com/englishfirsthand:||From the teacher’s resource website – all downloadable
(Please contact your sales rep for access to it.)
¹ Printed Teacher’s Manual is also available.
² Also included in CD-ROM attached to the printed Teachers Manual
You can see information about the English Firsthand 5th edition, Unit sample pages and Scope & Sequence in the companion website.
English Firsthand 5th edition catalog website
For more details about English Firsthand 5th edition, including sample units etc, visit our catalog website.
ELT Teaching Tips with Marc and John
To celebrate English Firsthand 25th birthday, the authors Marc Helgesen and John Wiltshier have teamed up with Pearson Japan to release a series of short videos showing teaching tips in the classroom.
Online Teaching Tips & Ideas
- 3 tips for teaching English Firsthand online
- Talk to yourself activities
- Firsthand and Flipgrid
- Using English Firsthand in an on-demand curriculum
Teaching ideas for getting back to face to face (safely)
- Clarification face to face
- Listen and Don’t Repeat (out loud): Pronunciation Practice in the time of Covid19
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