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New Headway Beginner

Second Edition

A foundation course in basic English for zero-English beginners.

Key features

  • New Headway Beginner is aimed at absolute beginners, or those who have learned a little English but lack the confidence to build on it. It provides a solid foundation for New Headway Elementary.
  • Its measured, step-by-step approach builds both skills and confidence.
  • The right mix of language work and plentiful practice material enables learners to consolidate their knowledge of key points before proceeding further.
  • The clearly defined grammatical syllabus includes past, present and future time and provides a thorough basis on which to build.
  • The presentation of new language is gradual, methodical and clearly structured, giving learners a clear sense of progression.
  • The vocabulary syllabus focuses on high-frequency survival terms and avoids overload.
  • The gradual introduction of simple skills work with manageable communicative activities give learners a sense of achievement.
  • 'Everyday English' practises social expressions in common situations and shows how learners can apply their knowledge in practical ways.