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SURE Pre-intermediate

Be sure with SURE

Interesting topics, comprehensive grammar and an emphasis on communication and real language help students grow in confidence and ability.

  • Sure Start sections open modules with motivating warm-up tasks
  • Bonus Grammar tasks present additional structures to expand language
  • Culture and CLIL pages provide snapshots of the English-speaking world and subject area input with stimulating discussion work
  • The Communication Forum presents lively, meaningful contexts for spoken interaction, fully supported by video
  • Skills Forum tasks recycle language, develop themes and include integrated skills work


Student’s Book
  • 6 Modules
  • 12 units
  • SURE Start
  • A and B Lessons
  • Grammar Hub
  • Communication with Video
  • Skills Development
  • Focus on Accuracy & Fluency
  • Check your Progress & Pinboard
  • Culture Dossier
  • 6 Modules
  • 12 units
  • Vocabulary Practice
  • Grammar Consolidation
  • Additional Reading Texts
  • Writing Tasks and Extension
  • Grammar Reference
On Helbling e-zone
  • e-book+
  • Student Practice
  • Cyber Homework
  • Video Activities
  • CLIL Projects
Helbling Media App
  • Audio
  • Video
Teacher’s Book

Teacher’s Books are packed with fresh, practical ideas and activities that really provide support and guidance for every lesson. They also include a DVD with videos consisting of presentation and communication dramas, documentaries and vox pops.


The online Testbuilder is available on Helbling e-zone. It includes specially developed Basic, Progress Plus and Exams Tests providing support for teachers to effectively evaluate student progress. It enables teachers to tailor tests prior to printing. Tests are also available in a ready-to-print format.

Video DVD

All the SURE video content, also available in American English.

Three Class Audio CDs

All the SURE audio content, also available in American English.

On Helbling e-zone
Teacher’s DIGI Pack
  • Presentation Software (IWB)
  • Testbuilder + Test audio
  • Teacher’s Book + Class audio
  • Reference material including Scope & Sequence, Trinity GESE & ISE
  • Photocopiables including Entry test, Placement Test, Video lessons worksheets, Grammar help, Speaking skills for exams, Word banks
Helbling Media App
  • Audio
  • Video

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 – Module 3
Workbook – Module 3


Martyn Hobbs

Martyn Hobbs

Martyn Hobbs taught English for many years abroad and in the UK, and is a prize-winning playwright and screenplay writer. He co-writes course books with Julia Starr Keddle, and has written and developed numerous video projects. He loves writing stories, especially graded readers for learners. He uses his creativity and film-making experience to make his materials involving and fun.

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Julia Starr Keddle

Julia Starr Keddle

Julia Starr Keddle taught English abroad and in the UK for many years. She has written many successful course books with Martyn Hobbs and other materials for young people. Julia is particularly interested in accuracy and fluency, teen development, and developing ‘soft skills’. She loves thinking of new ways to present language and making it relevant, exciting and visually appealing.

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