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Navigate C1 Advanced

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
  • Coursebook e-book
  • Oxford Online Skills Program
  • Teacher’s Guide and Resource Disc
  • Teacher’s e-Book
  • Class Audio CDs

Key features

  • Based on the Oxford 3000™ so learners are only covering the most relevant vocabulary for them
  • Driven by learning outcomes and end goals of adult learners, so that learners can make the most of their time
  • Information-rich topics and texts immerse adult learners in themes and issues from around the world so that learning English is more relevant
  • Learner materials have been thoroughly tested and piloted in ELT classrooms across the world - giving teachers confidence that it works
  • Innovative approach to skills development based on academic research helps your learners to listen and read for tomorrow


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

  • Equal weight given to grammar and vocabulary learning with clear on-the-page practice.

  • Vocabulary based on the Oxford 3000 and levelled against the CEFR, giving learners the relevant language they need to communicate in the world today.

  • Clear aims and outcomes linked to the CEFR throughout the course.

  • Learners are immersed in themes and issues from around the world through content-rich, authentic texts that are really relevant to adult learners.

  • Focus on vocabulary systems and vocabulary-building techniques.

  • Real world video content provides integrated listening practice – video lesson in every unit plus vox pops throughout the course.

  • 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
    • 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


    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.