Pathways, Second Edition: Reading, Writing, and Critical Thinking


Reading and Writing

5 Levels

Elementary/High Beginner to Advanced

American English

Up to 40 Teaching Hours/Level

Pathways Listenting and Speaking CEFR Chart

THE PATHWAY TO ACADEMIC READINESS

Pathways, Second Edition: Reading, Writing, and Critical Thinking is a global, five-level academic English program with carefully-guided lessons and explicit reading and writing practice that develops the language skills, critical thinking, and learning strategies required for academic success.

Using authentic and relevant content from National Geographic, including readings, video, charts, and other infographics, Pathways prepares students to work effectively and confidently in any academic environment.

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Authors

Laurie Blass

Laurie Blass is a writer and editor specializing in print and digital English Language Teaching materials. She has an M.A. in Linguistics and a TESL certificate from the University of Pittsburgh and h... more

Mari Vargo

Mari Vargo is an experienced writer, editor, and educational consultant based in San Francisco. She has written and developed a wide variety of print, online and multimedia products, for primary and s... more
Buying Options/Components

FOR ALL CLASSROOMS

  • PRINT
  • Student's Book
      and Workbook
  • BLENDED
  • Student's Book
      with Online Workbook
  • DIGITAL
  • Student's eBook
      with Online Workbook

FOR LEARNERS

  • Student's Book
  • Student's eBook
  • Online Workbook
  • Split Edition

FOR TEACHERS

  • Classroom Presentation Tool
  • ExamView Assessment Suite
  • Learning Management System
From the Classroom

I love the new themes and images in Pathways: Reading, Writing, and Critical Thinking 1.  The content and images will definitely keep my students engaged and give them something to speak and write about in class.  

Instructor
Rice University, USA
  

New to This Edition

Now in a new edition, Pathways: Reading, Writing, and Critical Thinking has been extensively updated and revised to ensure the learning materials are engaging, relevant, and motivating. 

Great Writing 5 New Objectives

  • Authentic and relevant content from National Geographic, including readings, video, charts, and other infographics, prepares students to work effectively and confidently in an academic environment. 
  • Explicit and clear skill introduction and practice throughout the program helps learners to develop language proficiency and develop academic skills. 
  • Critical thinking activities are integrated throughout each unit and help develop independent learners. 
  • ‘Vocabulary Extension’ activities, covering word forms, colocations, affixes, phrasal verbs, and more, boost reading and writing fluency.
  • Expanded video ‘Viewing’ sections include an additional reading to give integrated skills practice.
  • Integrated exam tasks prepare students for standardized tests like TOEFL and IELTS. 
  • Online Workbooks include automatically graded activities and video clips for learners to practice the skills taught in the Student’s Books. 
  • A FREE Companion Website for teachers and students provides additional materials to support Pathways. 
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