Books and materials

For teenagers

Pick a number Rebecca Robb Benne (Gyldendal)
Pick a number is an online module on the topic of numbers for use in Year 7 of Danish schools.

It comprises various written texts, audio texts, slideshows and video clips on four sub-themes:
The power of numbers, Nature by numbers, Systems and Numbers in fiction.
The texts have accompanying goals, tasks and evaluation.

http://engelsk.gyldendal.dk/Indgange/Topics/7_klasse/Pick_A_Number.aspx

 

 

 

 

Go Ahead  5 and 6 (in press) Rebecca Robb Benne (Cornelsen)

Go Ahead  5 and 6 are the first two levels of a new six-level secondary course for the
Bavarian Realschule and feature a cast of four school students from Plymouth, UK.
Each unit includes motivating texts, comprehensive skills training (including viewing),
a creative unit task and a self-assessment page, while each book also contains practical
wordbanks, a skills file and additional tasks for fast finishers.

http://www.cornelsen.de/lehrkraefte/reihe/r-3020/ra-6428/titel

 

 

 

 

Beyond  Robert Campbell, Rob Metcalf, Rebecca Robb Benne (Macmillan)

Beyond is a six-level secondary course (CEFR levels A1+ to B2) for teenagers learning British English.
The course offers comprehensive coverage of all four key language skills through systematic development
of subskills, while the age-appropriate life skills strand equips students with essential 21st century skills for
life in and beyond the classroom. The pages are brought to life through a series of specially-produced videos
which include vox pops and documentaries, as well as a teenage drama group.

www.macmillanbeyond.com

 

Go Beyond  Robert Campbell, Rob Metcalf, Rebecca Robb Benne (Macmillan)

Go Beyond is a six-level secondary course (CEFR levels A1+ to B2) for teenagers wishing to learn American English.
The course offers comprehensive coverage of all four key language skills through systematic development of subskills,
while the age-appropriate life skills strand equips students with essential 21st century skills for life in and beyond the
classroom. The pages are brought to life through a series of specially-produced videos which include vox pops

and documentaries.

www.macmillangobeyond.com

 

Smart English A2  Rebecca Robb Benne, Anna Whitcher  (Brookemead ELT)

Smart English A2 is a course for teenagers with an emphasis on communication, using specially-made videos
and student-generated writing. Smart English features a CEFR-based syllabus and activities, preparing students
for Trinity College London GESE Grades 3 and 4 and Cambridge English Key (KET).
The book also includes four extra reading sections with extracts from contemporary youth fiction.
ELTons nominated.

www.brookemead-elt.co.uk

 

Aspire Upper-intermediate  Paul Dummett, Rebecca Robb Benne 
(National Geographic Learning / Cengage)

Aspire  is a three-level upper-secondary course based on National Geographic images, texts and videos,
enabling students to discover the world and think critically about it, while at the same time learning functional English.

ngl.cengage.com

 

New Highlight 3, 4, 5  Frank Donoghue, Rebecca Robb Benne (Cornelsen Verlag)

New Highlight is a six-level lower secondary course for students at the German Hauptschule.
The main units have a gentle progression and clear layout, and there is a large optional bank
of reading and practice materials for individual differentiation.

www.cornelsen.de

 

Quick Smart English Pre-intermediate  Rebecca Robb Benne, Joanne Collie  (Brookemead ELT)

QSE  is a three-level course which takes students from CEFR Level A2 to C1, Trinity College London
GESE grades 4 to 11 and Cambridge English PET to CAE. 
There is a strong emphasis on the four skills and critical thinking, and each unit also features an
age-appropriate CLIL section.

www.brookemead-elt.co.uk

 

Oxford Heroes  Jenny Quintana, Rebecca Robb Benne  (OUP)

Oxford Heroes is a fast-paced three-level course for young teenagers, taking them from a
high starter level to immediate level. The course has exciting cartoon stories and texts,
as well as songs, projects and a play.

 

For adults

Global intermediate and upper-intermediate, additional material in advanced 
Lindsay Clandfield, Rebecca Robb Benne, Amanda Jeffries
(Macmillan)

Global is a six-level course for adults, covering CEFR levels A1+ to C1.
Its information-rich, cross-cultural content aims to critically engage learners around the globe.
Features include Global voices with authentic recordings of native and non-native speakers,
and Global English, written specially for Global by Professor David Crystal. 

www.macmillanglobal.com

Move advanced   Rebecca Robb Benne, Jon Hird (Macmillan)

Move is a five-level course for adults, designed for short intensive courses.
Each level has three topic-based modules with functional grammar and extensive vocabulary practice.

www.macmillanenglish.com/courses/move