It follows a carefully graded syllabus which allows for recycling of language.
A complete comic-strip adventure story runs through each book, featuring ace detective Captain Shadow. This provides a memorable context for new language and maintains motivation.
It involves children in a variety of other fun activities, such as songs, rhymes, games, and puzzles, which are all used to practise language in an enjoyable way.
It gives children a thorough grounding in listening, speaking, reading and writing.
15 units which present and review new words, grammar structures, and functions in clear contexts
a complete comic-strip adventure story running throughout the book
songs, rhymes, games, and puzzles
Activity Resource Pack
for use with levels 1 and 2
a wealth of extra games and puzzles
photocopy masters for craft activities and card games
full-colour picture flashcards
a clear and concise Teacher's Guide
a variety of tasks to reinforce the language presented in the Pupil's Book
activities to develop reading and writing skills
for individual use, either in class or for homework
step-by-step lesson plans
a clear summary of the teaching syllabus, as well as a teaching menu of new words and structures for each lesson
a comprehensive introduction describing the teaching methods used in the course
answers to the exercises, and tapescripts, where necessary
suggestions for extra games to play in the classroom
Audio recordings of stories, songs, and other listening activities in a variety of voices and accents