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What can you do with a song? Teach English! You are welcome to browse our (growing) collection of coursebooks for the English Language classroom.


Top Ten Student’s Book
Ten complete lessons or units based on the themes of 10 top songs (both the UK and US charts), with up to 16 activities and exercises for each unit. All activities ensure that students are using the four main skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) with some dancing, miming and singing too!

Lessons are geared toward levels B1-C2, with some adjustment if necessary.

The Student Book is colourful and engaging, with over 200 pages of activities ranging from fun learning in groups to discussions based on original reading texts.

Price: £29.99 (plus p&p)
UK mainland p&p £5.00
Europe and international p&p rates apply.


Top Ten Teacher’s Book
Ten complete lessons or units based on the themes of 10 top songs (both the UK and US charts), with a teacher’s guide to using songs in the classroom, a short theory on songs in ELT, a complete breakdown of units, grammatical, lexical and reading texts, as well as an appendix.

Each unit is based on a theme on real life (space exploration, homelessness, perseverance/optimism, love, heroes, to name a few). All activities cover using the four main skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking)

Lessons are geared toward levels B1-C2, with some adjustment if necessary.

The Teacher’s Book is colourful and engaging, with instructions on how to deliver the lessons, and with answers provided.

Price: £24.99 (plus p&p)
UK mainland p&p £5.00
Europe and international p&p rates apply.


The Final Frontier?
Lesson ideas based on the moon landings/space travel, and the life of the cult artist, David Bowie. Both seen as having ‘pushed the boundaries’ – hence the unit title.

This unit covers:
– vocabulary analysis
– rhyming patterns
– cautious language
– direct & indirect (reported) speech
– speaking and listening based on the themes
– writing & presentation

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Price: £4.99 (plus p&p)
UK mainland p&p £1.99
Europe and international p&p rates apply.


Fight for your Rights!
The theme here is empowerment (CLIL history of women’s rights). A bookful of fun teaching ideas.

This unit covers:
– ‘used to’ and verb tense contrast
– collocations, idiomatic language, synonyms and adjectives
– phonetics
– reading and discussion
– writing & story making

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Price: £4.99 (plus p&p)
UK mainland p&p £1.99
Europe and international p&p rates apply.


Filthy Lucre?
Strange title? It’s based on its meaning, unclean financial gain. The theme explores the language of money and its pros and cons.

This unit covers:
– vocabulary (synonyms, cliches)
– second conditional
– writing on the topic of money
– reading & discussion ‘philanthropy’
– speaking activities ‘moral dilemmas’

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Price: £4.99 (plus p&p)
UK mainland p&p £1.99
Europe and international p&p rates apply.


Book Bundle

Get all three books
for £12.00
(plus p&p)

UK mainland £2.49 p&p
EU and international p&p rates apply.

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