Upstream 2nd edition

Intermediate / Upper-Intermediate / Advanced / Proficiency - Virginia Evans & Jenny Dooley

Upstream 2nd edition is a modular secondary-level course for learners of the English language at post-intermediate level appropriate for the revised ESOL Cambridge Examinations or any other examinations at the same level of difficulty. The series combines active English learning with a variety of lively topics presented in themed units


Key Features


• Theme-based units from a wide variety of sources in five modules

• A variety of cross-cultural topics

• Systematic development of all four language skills through realistic

challenging tasks which encourage the learner´s personal


• Lexical exercises practising and activating all essential vocabulary

areas including collocations, idioms, phrasal verbs, fixed phrases

and word formation

• A varied range of reading texts from authentic contemporary

sources, with exercises which encourage learners to read

extensively as well as intensively

• Stimulating reading and listening tasks

• A wide range of speaking activities

• Writing analysis and practice on all types of writing with full


• Realistic, stimulating dialogues featuring people in everyday


• Exam and study skills tips

• Progress Checks at the end of each module

• Practice in exam-style exercises for all five papers in the CAE exam

• Grammar sections covering all major grammatical areas and more

advanced grammar points, plus a Grammar Reference section

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