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Everything you need for adult learners

Create motivating learning experiences with American JETSTREAM’s contemporary, relevant themes and careful balance of pace and challenge.

  • A six-level course taking learners from A1 to C1
  • Complete coverage of language and skills development at each level
  • Speaking practice and functional English feature in all lesson stages
  • A rich digital offer, including Language in Action videos, supports learning
  • Tasks encourage creative and critical thinking keeping learners engaged

Key Features

The American JETSTREAM concept combines engaging content, exposure to relevant language, and enjoyable learning activities to help students use their English effectively in class, at work and in life.

Download and print out the promo leaflet for an exhaustive overview of the course.

American JETSTREAM Leaflet


Interesting topics, thought-provoking images, opportunities for personalization - like You first! - and a wealth of purposeful tasks and game-like activities keep American JETSTREAM students motivated for successful learning.

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For many learners of English, speaking is the most important language skill. American JETSTREAM offers varied speaking activities and Language in Action sections which review and practice functional language. Videos provide stimulus for discussion and emphasize the importance of body language in communication.

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Grammar is introduced gradually, always in context, with realistic and meaningful practice activities. Reviewing and recycling take place in Reviews and a complete Grammar Reference is included.

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American JETSTREAM includes extensive vocabulary input to ensure students learn all the high-frequency words and expressions they need. Vocabulary Plus pages enrich learning while features such as Focus on, Preposition park and Wordbuilder focus on the uses and meanings of new lexis.

AJS - Teacher support

We know how busy and demanding a teacher’s life can be. That’s why American JETSTREAM comes with a Teacher’s Guide which takes you through each lesson, step by step. There’s a wealth of support online, too, including extra material and practice tests, which makes American JETSTREAM extremely enjoyable to teach with.


American JETSTREAM is informed by some of the key principles of Holistic Learning. These include the beliefs that different learners prefer different kinds of input, engaging students’ emotions benefits learning, and that good teaching and good material can boost students’ confidence.

Components & ISBNs

Student’s Book
  • 12 Units
  • Regular Review units
  • Full coverage of vocabulary and grammar
  • Extensive skills development
  • Regular pronunciation tasks
  • All audio and video transcripts
  • Grammar reference
  • Grammar, vocabulary and skills practice
  • Fun Review quizzes
  • Pronunciation activities
  • Check your Progress tests
  • Wordlist with phonetics
On Helbling e-zone
  • e-book+
  • Pronunciation
  • Exam Practice & Practice Papers
  • Cyber Homework
  • CLIL Projects
  • Class & Workbook Audio

Full audio and video content on the go.

Teacher’s Book
  • Full teaching notes, transcripts and keys
  • Culture notes
  • Ideas for mixed-ability classes
  • Photocopiable games and tasks
  • Technique banks
On Helbling e-zone
  • Teacher’s DIGI Pack
    • Presentation Software (IWB)
    • Testbuilder + Test Audio
    • Teacher’s Book + Class & Workbook Audio
    • Guide for New Teachers (Beginner and Elementary)
    • Reference material:
      • Scope & Sequence
      • Workbook keys
  • Placement Test

Full audio and video content on the go.

Choose the version of American JETSTREAM which best suits your teaching situation and classroom needs.


Student’s Book and Workbook as separate volumes provide material for the classroom and further practice at home.

Combo Full

Perfect if you are looking for an all-in-one volume with Student’s Book and Workbook included together.

Combo Split

With each volume providing six Student’s Book units and six Workbook units, this version is ideal for short courses and one semester programs.

All American JETSTREAM teachers’ materials are also available in flexible formats to match the versions.

Download and print out the full list of ISBNs.

American JETSTREAM ISBN list

Helbling e-zone

Technology made easy

Helbling e-zone is the Learning Management System (LMS) developed by Helbling. It consists of a user-friendly online platform for both teachers and students.

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A state-of-the-art interactive version of Student’s Book & Workbook with integrated audio and video plus embedded extra activities


  • Cyber Homework: Extra activities covering listening, reading, grammar, vocabulary and Everyday English dialogues, assigned by the teacher, with automatic feedback.
  • Pronunciation: Online pronunciation exercises focusing on common errors and providing extra practice.
  • Exam Practice & Practice Papers: Practice for Cambridge English exams, TOEFL, TOEIC and IELTS.
  • CLIL Projects: Open-ended tasks to be assigned by the teacher to individual students or groups. Students can include resources and share them with the teacher and their class.

Teacher’s DIGI Pack

  • Presentation Software (IWB)
    All the students’ material for presentation on an interactive whiteboard. You can use the IWB on a smartboard for face-to-face classes or share your screen with students in virtual classrooms. The IWB keeps students engaged with materials, helps with lesson flow and promotes interaction, wherever you and your students are.
  • Testbuilder + Test Audio
    Specially developed tests allow you to effectively evaluate your students’ progress. You can use ready-to-print tests or edit and generate your own versions for face-to-face teaching, or send tests directly to your students.
  • Teacher's Book
  • Guide for New Teachers
  • Audio
  • Reference Material


Designed to give students and teachers a quick way of assessing the approximate level of a student’s knowledge of English grammar and usage.


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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Jeremy Harmer

Jeremy Harmer

Jeremy is an award-winning ELT author and teacher trainer. His publications include courses for adults and teachers’ resource books.
Jeremy has taught in the UK and Mexico and online (for the MATESOL at the New School, New York). He has travelled extensively working with teachers around the world.
Away from ELT, Jeremy is a musician and spoken word performer.

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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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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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Deborah Friedland

Deborah Friedland

Deborah is a highly experienced writer and editor. She has taught in the UK and in Asia and collaborated with top authors to develop some of the world’s most popular EFL courses. As a lexicographer, she was part of the team behind the first EFL production dictionary.

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