Northstar Fifth Edition 1 Reading and Writing Student's Book with Digital Resources and App
by Merdinger / Barton Published by Pearson
Northstar is an intensive, American English, integrated skills course. It incorporates critical thinking and academic skills with language development and engages students through authentic and compelling content. It is designed to prepare students for the demands of college level and university study.
There are two strands to NorthStar: Listening & Speaking and Reading & Writing.
What is new in the 5th edition?
Revised content including a new topic in each level.
A new attractive design with clear signposts to help skills development.
New skills: explicit note-taking instruction and presentation skills.
Easy access to audio and video on the student app, along with extra grammar and vocabulary activities.
ExamView as part of the assessment suite
MyEnglishLab provides online practice for students.
Access MyEnglishLab via the Pearson English Portal.
Every lesson in the Student Books has corresponding follow up activities in MyEnglishLab.
Students use MyEnglishLab to access additional practice online, view videos, listen to audio, and receive instant feedback on their work.
Teachers assign MyEnglishLab activities to reinforce the skills students learned in class and monitor progress through an online gradebook.
The gradebook tracks students' performance, and identifies their strengths and weaknesses, allowing teachers to tailor classes to the demands of the class or individuals.
MyEnglishLab encourages students to analyse what they are doing rather than just guessing.
The Pearson English Portal connects teachers, learners and world-class resources, enabling you to work together, anytime and anywhere. Providing rigorous pedagogical development powered by advanced technology, it's easy to use, flexible, and uniquely comprehensive - transforming teaching, revolutionizing learning, and improving outcomes.