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American Headway 1

Providing a foundation in the structure of the language by gradually building students' understanding of the basic grammar, vocabulary, and functions of English.

Key features

  • American Headway 1 can be used by both true and false beginners.
  • Integrated skills work is an important feature of the series. All four skills are developed in context.
  • Universal topics are selected from a wide variety of material.
  • There is in-depth treatment of grammar, with clear presentations, self-check exercises in the 'Grammar Spot', and detailed explanations in the 'Grammar Reference' followed by extensive practice activities.
  • A systematic vocabulary syllabus includes dictionary training and work on systems such as collocations.
  • Pronunciation work is integrated at appropriate points.
  • An 'Everyday English' section practises functional language and social situations.