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Navigate B2 Upper-Intermediate

Your direct route to English success

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Shortlisted - ESU English Language Awards 2016
Finalist - The British Council 2017 ELTons Innovation Awards

A brand new adult course based on academic research as to how adults best learn languages and extensive classroom research.

Navigate is a brand new, six-level General English course tailored exclusively to adults. The course is based on academic research as to how adults best learn languages, and the Coursebook content has been extensively piloted in ELT classrooms across the world.

  • Coursebook
  • Workbook with/without key
  • Student e-Book
  • Oxford Online Skills Program
  • Teacher’s Guide and Resource Disc
  • Teacher’s e-Book
  • iTools
  • Class Audio CDs

Key features

    Your direct route to English success


  • Coverage of the Oxford 3000™ means learners are only learning the most relevant vocabulary
  • Driven by learning outcomes and end goals of adult learners, whether they are learning English for work, study or social life

  • Based on extensive academic and classroom research
  • Student materials have been thoroughly tested and piloted in ELT classrooms across the world - giving teachers confidence that it works
  • Innovative approach to skills development grounded in academic research

  • Truly adult and truly international
  • Inspiring information-rich content with a genuine broad international feel
  • Relevant topics and content for aspirational adult learners

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  • Innovative skills strand takes a bottom-up decoding approach to listening and reading.

  • Equal weight given to grammar and vocabulary learning – giving learners the language they need to communicate in the world today.

  • Clear aims and outcomes throughout - all content has been aligned with the CEFR from the start.

  • Learners are immersed in relevant adult themes and issues from around the world.

  • Focus on vocabulary systems and vocabulary-building techniques.

  • Real world video content provides integrated listening practice.

  • Speaking practice throughout each lesson to help learners become more confident at using new language in the real world.

  • For teachers

    The Teacher’s Guide
    • Extensive lesson notes with additional pedagogical support offering tips on teaching cultural appropriacy, small talk and critical thinking.
    • Make the most of your time in the classroom – flexible content allows you to cover the core essentials in class and tailor extra work and practice for at home
    • Clear breakdown of each unit including a fast track version for shorter courses
    • Get to grips with the course methodology with articles from our expert course consultants and advisers, include in the Teacher’s Guide
    More support for teachers
    • Bring your classroom to life with Navigate iTools
    • Extra resources and support on the Teacher’s website help to make lesson planning easier
    • Keep your learners on track with editable unit, progress and exit tests on the Teacher’s Resource Disc

    e-Books

    A flexible package to suit your classroom

    The Coursebook is available as a fully interactive e-Book, available for iPad and Android tablets via the Oxford Learner’s Bookshelf app.
    Everything your students need in one place – Coursebook and Workbook content combined with fully integrated video and audio
    • Improve pronunciation with repeat, record and compare feature
    • Audio can be slowed down to hear every word clearly
    • Learners can write and save notes on every page
    • Instant marking helps learners check their progress
    Also available is an e-Book for teachers, providing all the Coursebook content with additional teacher’s notes and resources throughout.

    Online Skills

    Oxford Online Skills Program

    Provides your learners with plenty of extra top-down skills practice to complement the bottom-up skills approach of Navigate.

    • Modular skills practice aligned to the CEFR – with self-check 'can-do' statements at the end of each module
    • Helps learners to actively focus on developing their Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing skills, in the classroom or at home
    • Teachers can monitor learners' progress with a wide range of management tools:
      • Track progress at a glance
      • Easily report on progress
      • Spot strengths and weaknesses
    Find out more about Oxford Online Skills Program

    Access to Oxford Online Skills Program (General English, Bundle 2) is packaged with the Navigate Coursebook.