- A new 24-page section in the Student’s Book offers comprehension activities for every text, allowing students to consolidate their learning through a variety of written activities, challenges and puzzles, as well as text interpretation activities which develop critical thinking skills.
- An accompanying audio CD features every text read by skilled story-tellers, enhancing students’ experience as listeners and readers and raising their awareness of the subtleties of story-telling, such as pronunciation, intonation and rhythm.
- The Teacher’s Edition includes extended teacher’s notes that suggest activities for before-reading, while-reading and follow-up. They also highlight reading strategies to develop effective reading skills such as reading for gist, skimming, predicting content, summarizing, and more.
- New unit tests in the style of the Cambridge Young Learners exams enable teachers to assess students’ language and reading comprehension.