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American JETSTREAM Beginner

A motivating first encounter with English with lots of support for today's beginner student

American JETSTREAM Beginner is a motivating first encounter with English for students with support for teachers.

  • Step-by-step teaching of Grammar ensures new language is easily absorbed
  • A structured approach to developing Writing skills helps students to create their own texts
  • A gentle introduction to Pronunciation covers all English vowel sounds
  • A Guide for New Teachers offers support and guidance for teaching at Beginner level


Student’s Book
  • 12 Units
  • Vocabulary Plus and Language in Action sections
  • Review units every two units
  • A comprehensive Grammar reference
  • Information-gap activities and extra material
  • Complete transcripts for the audio
  • A Pronunciation spread covering the main vowel sounds
  • An irregular verbs list
  • 12 Units
  • Vocabulary Plus and Language in Action pages
  • A review quiz every two units
  • A Check your progress test every two units
  • One page of dedicated Writing practice every unit
On Helbling e-zone
  • Language in Action videos
  • e-book+ –  interactive Student’s Book & Workbook with integrated audio and video plus extra activities
  • Cyber Homework – interactive activities covering grammar, vocabulary, reading, listening and dialogues
  • Student practice – including Pronunciation and Exam Practice & Practice Papers
  • CLIL projects
  • Audios
Teacher’s Guide with Class Audio CDs
  • Full teaching notes, transcripts, keys and useful background information, plus ideas for early finishers and mixed-ability suggestions
  • Photocopiable games and tasks
  • Six ‘technique banks’ giving ideas for:
    • Using the videos
    • Using memory games
    • 20 easy games
    • Fun techniques to use with a flagging class
    • Working with mixed-ability classes
    • Ensuring learner autonomy and using technology
  • Three Class Audio CDs contain all the listening material for the Student’s Book
On Helbling e-zone
  • Full access to the students’ area
  • Teacher's DIGI Pack including Presentation Software (IWB)
  • Downloadable Teacher’s Guide with answer keys
  • Guide for New Teachers
  • Testbuilder containing 12 Unit tests and 6 Progress tests
  • Placement Test

Scope & Sequence

Download the Scope & Sequence PDF for details on the syllabus followed by this level.

Sample Materials

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Student's Book – Unit 7
Workbook – Unit 7



Jane Revell

Jane Revell

Since starting out as a volunteer teacher in Rwanda in her twenties, Jane has taught English and trained teachers all over the world. Three times winner of the ESU Duke of Edinburgh Award for her ELT courses and books for teachers, she has also written readers, children’s stories, BBC radio and video material as well as innovative personal development books for teachers.

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Amanda Maris

Amanda Maris

Amanda draws on a breadth of experience as a modern linguist, teacher, teacher trainer, and Cambridge English examiner to create innovative materials across a range of levels. In her work as a content creator, Amanda has enjoyed successful collaborations on some of the most wide-reaching materials, both print and digital.

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