American Headway Third Edition: Level 1 Student Book

American Headway One Student Book with Online Skills cover

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American Headway Third Edition: Level 1 Student Book

With Oxford Online Skills Practice Pack

Third Edition

Format: Paperback

Still the world's most trusted adult English course - American Headway Third Edition combines a perfectly-balanced syllabus with more conversation, assessment and digital teaching and learning resources than ever before.

  • ISBN: 978-0-19-472565-1
  • Price: $ 50.00
  • Binding: Paperback

American Headway is the course you can always trust.

Its proven methodology - focus on grammar, clear vocabulary syllabus, integrated skills work - was developed by award-winning authors John and Liz Soars to give you lessons that really work in class.

The third edition supports students to succeed beyond the classroom more than ever before with:

  • More conversation to help students accelerate their progress in speaking
  • 100% new downloadable assessment to prepare students for success in high-stake tests
  • A new digital teaching and learning package to engage students in and beyond the classroom

Educational discount pricing

K12 schools, college bookstores, and other educational institutions with an Oxford account will receive an educational discount when placing their order through our Customer Service department.

Please call Customer Service at 800-542-2442 (8am - 6pm EST, Monday to Friday). You need an Oxford account to receive the discounted price.

Our discounted price list (PDF)

Key features

  • Clear focus on grammar
  • Balanced, integrated-skills syllabus
  • 75% new content engages learners with fresh topics
  • More speaking opportunities
  • 100% new assessment available to download from the Testing Program
  • Oxford Online Skills Program offers students targeted practice to improve their reading, writing, listening and speaking skills - 30 hours per level
  • iChecker Online Self-Assessment provides students with automatically graded online self-assessment to prepare to standardized tests.

Read more...

The Headway series and its award-winning authors, Liz and John Soars, have helped around 100 million students in over 127 countries learn English. Teachers around the world have told us that Headway helps students succeed in and beyond the classroom. Read their stories at www.oup.com/elt/provensuccess.

American Headway third edition supports students to succeed beyond the classroom more than ever before.

Students can:
  • Accelerate their progress in speaking and prepare for high-stake tests with more conversation.
  • Manage their own learning with new digital resources.
  • The Oxford Online Skills Program allows students to improve their reading, writing, listening and speaking skills independently.
  • iChecker Online Self-Assessment prepares students for exam success with a variety of exam-style test preparation exercises.

American Headway also supports teachers to prepare successful lessons. In our American Headway global teacher survey (Oxford University Press, 2014), 89% of teachers reported that they are more creative and willing to try new activities after using American Headway. 71% said they are more passionate in their teaching.

With the third edition, teachers can now:
  • Download 100% new assessment material from the Testing Program.
  • Bring the Student Book, Workbook, and all media together in one place and create a dynamic classroom environment with iTools classroom presentation software.

Online Practice


How to get started teaching with the online practice for your course

Take a look at our short tutorial videos, webinar recordings, and guides to help you get started, manage your account, and use the learning management tools.

Go to www.oup.com/elt/teachonline

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Still the world’s most trusted adult English course – American Headway Third edition combines a perfectly-balanced syllabus with more conversation, assessment and digital teaching and learning resources than ever before.

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