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Second Edition

New Family and Friends 2nd Edition combines brand-new fluency, culture, assessment, and digital resources with the features teachers love from the first edition; fast-paced language, strong skills training, unique phonics programme, civic education and comprehensive testing.

  • Level: Beginner to Elementary (Pre A1-B2.1)

Features for Family and Friends 2nd edition include real-world fluency development with supporting DVD, interactive Online Practice, new and updated assessment and testing material, and additional culture focus sections.

  • Class Book and MultiROM Pack
  • Workbook
  • Workbook and Online Practice
  • Teacher’s Book Plus
  • Teacher’s Resource Pack
  • Class Audio CDs
  • iTools

Key features

  • Fluency Time! sections introduce functional, everyday language so pupils can hold a conversation from the very beginning
  • Hands-on project and craft activities provide fun, motivating speaking practice
  • Optional culture pages offer more variety and opportunities for cultural comparisons
  • Online Practice you can assign and track
  • Teacher’s Book Plus Package with Fluency DVD and Assessment and Resource MultiROM

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Support and development for the whole child.

Family and Friends has a very clear methodology with objectives for every lesson, and carefully staged activities to support your pupils’ learning.

Every unit opens with a clear vocabulary and grammar presentation to introduce new language. The challenging syllabus encourages children to achieve more.

Skills Time! lessons provide a strong structured skills programme so listening, speaking and literacy skills are continually improving. New and updated content for 2nd Edition means learners will engage even more with the topics.

New differentiated writing portfolios on the Teacher’s Assessment and Resource MultiROM help with mixed-ability classes and mean you can keep a record of your learners’ writing achievements.

Phonics is straightforward and fun! Children learn to recognize and produce the sounds of English, the letters that form them and the words that contain them. This means each sound is taught in a way that’s easy to understand. The progression is specially written for non-native speakers and is particularly well structured for children who do not use the Roman alphabet.

New optional culture sections at the back of the book offer even more variety with opportunities for learners to compare their own life with those of English-speaking children of the same age. They cover topics such as family, wildlife, and school which are all familiar subjects so learners will have something to relate to and talk about.

Do you need help preparing for tests?

There are print-ready and customizable course tests so you can create tests to practise a particular language point or to suit mixed ability classes. There is new additional preparation and practice material for Cambridge English (YLE) and Trinity exams.

But it's not only about academic success - Family and Friends develops the whole child too. The values syllabus, found in the songs and stories, helps children develop social and emotional skills which guarantee success in the classroom and at home.

Fluency Time!

New Fluency Time! sections come after every 3 units.

They introduce functional everyday English. Pupils learn key phrases that will help them in real-life situations, such as introducing people, making arrangements, looking for and finding things, or communicating at the dinner table. This means pupils can practise speaking and hold a conversation from the very beginning.

The Fluency Time! Sections are supported by a Fluency DVD. Learners can see British children using the new language in real-life situations that are familiar to them, for example, at the park and at school. They can also use the DVD as a model to act out their own stories.

There are new project and craft activities in the Fluency Time! sections too. Kinaesthetic learners will love the hands-on element and all learners can use their completed craft projects to practise everyday English phrases in a more personalized dialogue.

All the templates and instructions for the projects are on the Teacher’s Assessment and Resource MultiROM making it really easy to set these activities up in class.

As well useful phrases which reflect daily life, the Everyday English phrases give additional preparation and practice of language needed for the speaking part of the Cambridge English: (YLE) exams.

All the Fluency Time! Material is supported by extra comprehension activities in the Workbook.

Online Practice

www.faf2eonlinepractice.com/demo

Family and Friends 2nd Edition Online Practice is an easy to use online management system for teachers, students and parents. It provides additional interactive material linked to every lesson in the Class Books.

  • Teachers can easily give homework which is marked and recorded automatically. You can also engage with your pupils directly through email and discussion forums.
  • Students have interactive practice in grammar, vocabulary and the four key skills. They can also communicate and share their work with other members of the class.
  • Parents can support and view their child’s progress online.
You can access Online Practice using the access card in your Family and Friends 2nd Edition Teacher’s Book Plus. Student access codes are in the Workbook with Online Practice and on standalone cards.
Online Practice is compatible on a range of platforms. It can be used with a laptop, PC, Android device or iPad©
Visit and view Online Practice at www.faf2eonlinepractice.com/demo