Stand Out, Third Edition

Language(s): American English


Stand Out is a six-level, standards-based ESL series for adult education, with a proven track record of successful results. The new edition of Stand Out, continues to provide students with the foundations and tools needed to achieve success in life, college, and career.

  • NEW Reading Challenge integrates Stand Out's strong emphasis on skill development throughout the book. Readings featuring National Geographic explorers consolidate language and ignite curiosity.
  • Updated Video Program includes National Geographic footage to introduce learners to real-world themes in addition to short dramatic episodes that reinforce the themes and vocabulary in each unit.
  • Expanded Critical Thinking Activities challenge learners to evaluate, analyze, and synthesize information that helps prepare them for the workplace and academic life.
  • NEW Online Workbooks provide reinforcement and consolidation of key language through automatically graded exercises, and can be accessed anytime, anywhere.
  • Extensive Teacher Support includes activities to support multi-level classrooms and helps teachers to prepare students for success.
  • Student Books integrate language development, life skills, and real world project activities in an exciting, colorful, easy-to-use format.

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Rob Jenkins

Rob Jenkins is a professor of ESL and the Faculty Development Coordinator serving over 300 instructors teaching for Santa Ana College School of Continuing Education in California. He is a recipient o... more

Staci Johnson

Ever since I can remember, I've been fascinated with other cultures and languages. I love to travel and every place I go, the first thing I want to do is meet the people, learn their language, and und... more
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