Poptropica English Islands

Makes learning English an unforgettable adventure!

Poptropica English Islands is a semi-intensive course developed to engage, motivate and involve young learners of English. It combines a solid ELT methodology including exciting stories, adventures and quests with a dynamic, pupil-centered Online World. The vocabulary and grammar syllabus has been developed in line with external exam topics, specifically aimed at YLE, Key and Trinity.

Poptropica English Islands

What’s new?

  • Solid methodology, progression and extension material
    A smooth progression of skills for reading and writing, with a gradual increase in challenge at each stage, enables pupils to seamlessly progress to the next level of learning. My Language Kit offers focused systematic grammar, reading and writing practice for mixed-ability classes.
  • Assessment for Learning
    Poptropica English Islands includes Assessment for Learning techniques, which enhance learning by supporting pupils in understanding what they know and what they need to do next and empowering them to take responsibility for their learning. Teachers are better placed to understand where their pupils are and to make decisions about how to help them improve.
  • Projects
    Active methodologies to increase the learner’s motivation include fun, practical projects in every unit that bring together what pupils have studied and allow them to personalise and share what they have learned.
  • CLIL and Culture references
    Integrated within each unit are links to other school subjects as well as the opportunity to study children’s lives and cultures in other parts of the world.
  • Enriched Digital Offer
    A full digital package includes the Online World, Active Teach for Interactive Whiteboards, Vocabulary app and eText for all devices, including tablets. The widest range of materials which provide opportunities to enrich pupils’ learning both in school and at home.

Your bilingual offer

My Language Kit with extra grammar, reading and writing practice

Poptropica English World helps pupils review what they learn in a fun online environment

Levels 1 & 2:
Susannah Malpas

Levels 3 & 4:
Sagrario Salaberri

Levels 5 & 6:
Magdalena Custodio
Óscar Ruiz Maroto

A series of inspiring culture videos which recycle the topics and language of the units and expose learners to the diversity of the English-speaking world, sparking their imaginations and curiosity

Available in the Active Teach. Download it now from Pearson Teacher's Place.

For Pupils

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Pupil’s Book with Online World and eText Basic

Includes enough material for programmes of 3-5 hours per week and introduces new language in lively and engaging contexts. Songs, chants, stories, games, listening and reading texts as well as communicative activities ensure lessons are varied, motivating and effective.

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Activity Book with Vocabulary App

The Activity Book provides more intensive reinforcement and consolidation of the language presented in the Pupil’s Book. It contains controlled and freer practice plus personalisation and further listening and reading texts. The App helps pupils to practise the vocabulary presented in the units.


Also available for all levels:

*eText Premium
Fully interactive digital version of the Pupil’s Book and Activity Book with integrated interactive activities, audio and video material.

For the teacher

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Teacher’s Book

Ideal for schools with 3-5 sessions of English per week, the Teacher’s Book provides an overview of the language and skills covered in the Pupil’s Book, as well as step-by-step lesson plans covering all the material and extra activities such as warm-ups and fun ideas to end each lesson.

Poptropica Active Teach

Active Teach for IWB
The complete interactive version of the Pupil’s Book with video clips, and interactive activities. The perfect way to make the most of the digital flashcards, word cards, story cards and posters. Includes extra photocopiable resources and tests.


In response to teacher's feedback, now updated with New Culture Videos. 
Download it from Pearson Teacher's Place

Poptropica Teacher's Resources

Online Teacher’s Resource Materials

Digital teacher resources to accompany and supplement your teaching. Includes full Teacher’s book content, Tests and Photocopiables. Access your resources online anywhere, any time and print off the pages you need for your day’s lesson.

NEW Primary Exam Practice Pack

Includes exam preparation tests for Cambridge Pre-A1 Starters, A1 Movers, A2 Flyers, A2 Key for Schools and B1 Preliminary for Schools.

Available at Pearson Teacher's Place

Also Available:

  • Test Booklet
  • Flashcards
  • Word Cards
  • Story Cards
  • Posters
  • Audio CDs
  • Waldo Puppet

Sample Materials

You can access free samples for Poptropica English Island materials so you can best see how this course suits your teaching needs. Check them out here: