author – Amanda Maris. Themes are: related to students’ own world (friends, shopping, films, neighbours, holidays, sport); cross-curricular (science and technology, history); develop citizenship education (belonging and identity, diversity, awareness of disability); about other cultures around the world (lifestyles, charity concerts, technology). Organisation: Get Ready page introduces topics; first lesson presents grammar through reading texts and practice; second lesson develops reading, presents vocabulary and practises speaking; third lesson develops the story with a focus on speaking and listening. Across Cultures lessons with reading, speaking project work. Your Challenge writing tasks and Understanding Grammar spots. The end of every module has a language check and learner development spot. Fact or Fiction texts extend students’ language by deciding whether information is true or false. Time Out magazine with fun activities like puzzles, games and reading for pleasure. Picture Dictionary.