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American JETSTREAM Pre-intermediate

Interesting topics, extra vocabulary and an emphasis on speaking help students grow in confidence and ability.

American JETSTREAM Pre-Intermediate helps students grow in confidence and ability with extra vocabulary input and an emphasis on speaking.

  • Focus on sections highlight high frequency words and phrases and different uses and meanings
  • Useful expressions tasks practice functional language in different situations
  • Carefully designed speaking activities encourage students to express themselves freely without making mistakes
  • The Did you know? and Cross Culture sections provide platforms for stimulating discussions
  • Writing skills are developed with a focus on linkers, punctuation, time expressions, paragraphing and more


Student’s Book
  • 12 Units
  • Vocabulary Plus and Language in Action sections
  • Review units every two units
  • Four stories
  • A comprehensive Grammar reference
  • Information-gap activities and extra material
  • Complete transcripts for the audio
  • A Pronunciation spread contrasting similar 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
  • Eight ‘technique banks’ giving ideas for:
    • Using the videos
    • Using stories
    • Using memory games
    • 20 easy games
    • Techniques to use with a flagging class
    • Art & Music tasks
    • 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

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Sample Materials

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Student's Book – Unit 5
Workbook – Unit 5


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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Mary Tomalin

Mary Tomalin

Mary Tomalin was an ELT teacher and teacher trainer at International House, London. She is a writer of ELT coursebook materials at all levels. She has specialised in ELT Readers and has twice won the Extensive Reading Foundation Language Learner Literature Award in the Advanced category.

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