Performance - Special Edition for Bachillerato

 By Philip Wood 

Perform to your full potential!

  • For schools looking for a more demanding course and students who have come through secondary education with a solid base to build on.
  •  Choose between fully-digital delivery or print components for your students, or alternatively bring components together for the perfect blended learning experience.
  • Strong focus on content and activity types that avoid the more mechanical aspects of traditional books that prepare students for university entrance exams.
  • Thought-provoking topics and texts to engage and motivate students to want to know more with strong emphasis on productive skills.
  • Complies with the Reform content requirements and provides Extra Practice Worksheets and Projects with activities exclusively developed for the new curriculum.

Extra Practice Worksheets and Projects with activities exclusively developed for the new curriculum.

Extra Practice Worksheets and Projects

Extra Practice Worksheets

• Help students practise and revise the language presented in the coursebook.
• Certain types of language grouped together so that students can examine them in one place by comparing and contrasting meaning and use.
• They also extend language presented in the units by adding one or two new learning points.

Extra Practice Projects

Projects are an ideal opportunity for students to develop multiple competences such as learning to learn, use of technology, collaborative work and initiative and entrepreneurship.

• Three projects for each level with suggestions in the teaching notes.
• With projects, students put into practice the English they have learnt on the course and you can observe how they are progressing.
• These projects have final products in whichstudents have to present a final piece of work, which can be a presentation and/or a piece of writing supported by images.

For the teacher

Performance offers you the widest range of materials:

  • Teacher's Guide
  • Teacher's Resource File
  • Active Teach for IWB
  • Class audio CDs
  • Test Generator Online
  • Test generator Online Demo
  • The new Test Generator Online provides a wealth of options for practising and testing theUniversity entrance exam.

The exclusive Speaking section

• Includes a wide range of different activity types: photo description, photo comparison, role plays, interviews, etc.

• Offers teachers detailed assessment criteria for all the speaking activities.

• Provides students with model answers and useful expressions to help create their own answers.

For students


Provides interactive activities and powerful online tools to get the most of the course outside class, providing students with instant feedback and automatic marking and teachers with diagnostic tools to see how students are progressing and identify which areas need extra attention.

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Take a look at a sample unit by clicking on Students' Book and Workbook.


An eText is an online coursebook for the student, with audio embedded and annotation tools. It is viewable in a web browser, but also downloadable to iPad and Android tablets.

For more information, see the etext site here:

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Phillip Wood


Philip Wood has a degree in modern languages from the University of Cambridge, the RSA Diploma in Teaching English for Specific Purposes, and a Masters in Interactive and Digital Marketing from ESIC (Madrid).

He taught English as a foreign language for eight years in Spain, France and England. After that, he worked for 16 years in a variety of roles in ELT publishing, including teacher trainer and product manager for secondary course books in Spain.

For the past few years he has been writing materials aimed at secondary students learning English as a foreign language.