Impact


Secondary/Teens

5 Levels

Beginner to Upper Intermediate

American and British English

Up to 6 Teaching Hours/Week

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HELPING TEENS EXPLORE WHO THEY ARE AND WHO THEY WANT TO BE!

Impact helps teenage learners to better understand themselves, each other, and the world they live in.

National Geographic Explorers are featured as role models who embody the 21st century skills and values teenagers need to become successful global citizens.

Cross-curricular topics engage learners with stimulating information about the world, better preparing them for future academic success.

Student choice activities and projects present learners with options for language practice, allowing teens to become active participants in the learning process.

By encouraging self-expression, global citizenship, and active participation, Impact motivates students to explore who they are and who they want to be, all while learning English!

Language(s): American English, British English

Level(s): A1, A2, B1, B2

Overview



Impact helps teenage learners to better understand themselves, each other, and the world they live in. By encouraging self-expression, global citizenship, and active participation, Impact motivates students to explore who they are and who they want to be, all while learning English. 



  • National Geographic Explorers are featured as role models who embody the 21st century skills and values teenagers need to become successful global citizens. 

  • Cross-curricular topics engage learners with stimulating information about the world, better preparing them for future academic success. 

  • Student-choice activities and projects present learners with options for language practice, allowing teens to become active participants in the learning process.


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Authors

Katherine Stannett

Katherine Stannett is based in West Sussex, England and is an author with over twenty years of experience in editing, writing and developing materials to teach English. She specialises in writing for ... more

Diane Pinkley

Diane Pinkley is former Director of the TC TESOL Certificate Program in the TESOL Program, Department of Arts and Humanities, at Teachers College, Columbia University in New York City. She is a well-k... more

Lesley Koustaff

Lesley has been teaching (students) and writing ELT materials of all levels for over thirty years. Lesley hopes that by involving students in their learning throughout Impact, they will be interested,... more

Thomas Fast

Tom Fast is a teacher, author and education consultant based in Japan. Over the last twenty years, he has taught and produced materials for early teen to adult learners. Tom has presented internationa... more
Series Editors

Dr. JoAnn (Jodi) Crandall

Dr. JoAnn (Jodi) Crandall is Professor Emerita and former Director of the Language, Literacy and Culture Ph.D. Program, and Co-Director of the MA TESOL Program at the University of Maryland, Baltimore... more

Dr. Joan Kang Shin

Dr. Joan Kang Shin is an Associate Professor of Education at George Mason University and the Academic Program Coordinator of the Teaching Culturally & Linguistically Diverse & Exceptional Learners (TC... more
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Series Features
EXPLORERS
Lessons feature National Geographic Explorers who are making a difference in the world.
ROLE MODELS
21ST CENTURY SKILLS
GLOBAL CITIZENSHIP
MISSION LESSONS


ACTIVE PARTICIPATION
Impact encourages teenagers to become active participants in the classroom.
RELEVANT TOPICS
STUDENT-CHOICE ACTIVITIES
PROJECTS
SELF-EXPRESSION


CROSS-CURRICULAR TOPICS
Stimulating information about the world engages learners and prepares them for future academic success.
CROSS-CURRICULAR THEMES
READINGS
VIDEO
ACTIVITIES
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