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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Levels & Samples
Please click on each level to access the Scope & Sequence and Sample Material.
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.
A state-of-the-art interactive version of Student’s Book & Workbook with integrated audio and video plus embedded extra activities
LMS ON HELBLING E-ZONE
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.
Guide for New Teachers
Designed to give students and teachers a quick way of assessing the approximate level of a student’s knowledge of English grammar and usage.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.