Big English

By Mario Herrera and Christopher Sol Cruz

Think BIG, Dream BIG

Big English is the most complete package for young learners. It gives your students all they need to learn English. And it gives you everything you need to engage your students and get great results.


• 21st Century Skills approach

Big English is perfect for a well-balanced approach to teaching English. Readymade Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) lessons and those all important 21st Century Skills help you to challenge students to be creative, think critically and collaborate.


• Assessment for Learning

The course uses ground-breaking Assessment for Learning techniques. These techniques help you pinpoint where students need help. It’s a great way to get students more involved in the learning process to become more eff ective learners.


• Personalised teaching

It takes the pain out of preparing for your class as it gives you all the materials you need to run each lesson. Track individual student progress so you can personalise your teaching for them.


• Helps you to show results

It is integrated with MyEnglishLab, which includes fun games, videos and puzzles that are great at capturing the attention of energetic young learners. Personalise tests and assessments for each student and check their progress quickly and easily.


Downloadable Sample Units

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The programme builds on the high-quality, best-practices pedagogy found in Backpack together with a variety of new and updated features. In addition to a balanced integrated skills approach to instruction, the course includes a CLIL strand and an emphasis on 21st century skills, challenging students to be creative, to think critically and to collaborate with their classmates.


The groundbreaking lesson plans, infused with Assessment for Learning techniques, help teachers pinpoint areas where students require extra practice and encourage students to become independent, effective learners.

With its bright, fresh look and fun, photo-filled pages, Big English believes every child, everywhere, should have the chance to think BIG, dream BIG, and win BIG!!

• Takes the proven methodological approach and features of Big English and enhances these with additional reading, grammar and exam preparation material.
• Addresses the needs of intensive, aspirational schools for more teaching material to consolidate core skills and prepare students for exams.
• Provides everything teachers need to deliver great lessons and achieve high results: rich content and photo-intensive design, a real world focus, integrated assessment and an online practice and diagnostic tool.

For pupils

Big English pupil's book 6
  • Pupil's Book
  • Pupil's Book with MyEnglishLab
  • Activity Book
  • Pupil's eText
  • Pupil's MyEnglishLab
  • Pupil's eText and MyEnglishLab

For the teacher

Big English teacher's book 2
  • Teacher's Guide
  • Audio CD
  • Teacher's eText CD
  • Teacher eText and MyEnglishLab