Pathways: Listening, Speaking, & Critical Thinking

Language(s): American English

Level(s): A2, B1, B2, C1


With Pathways learners will:

  • DEVELOP academic literacy skills.
  • CONNECT to the real world through content from National Geographic.
  • ACHIEVE academic success.

Pathways is a new academic skills program from National Geographic Learning with separate Reading and Writing and Listening and Speaking strands. Using powerful content, images, and video from National Geographic, Pathways provides learners with the language and critical thinking skills needed to be successful in the academic classroom. This innovative program provides learners with a pathway to academic success!

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Becky Tarver Chase

Becky Tarver Chase is an experienced English instructor who has taught all subject areas including reading, writing, grammar, communication skills, and test preparation. She has worked at universities... more

Kristin L. Johannsen

Kristin Johannsen held an MA in Applied English Linguistics from the University of Wisconsin - Madison. She had extensive experience teaching English in Japan, the United Arab Emirates, South Korea, F... more

Paul MacIntyre

Paul MacIntyre earned his MA in TESL from Simmons College in Boston, Massachusetts. He has been an ELT professional for over 20 years. Paul has teaching experience in Japan and the United States, and ... more

Kathy Najafi

Kathy Najafi holds an MAELT (Masters in English Language Teaching) from Reading University, London, U.K. She has extensive ESL/EFL teaching experience in the United Arab Emirates, Iran and the United ... more

Cyndy Fettig

Cynthia Fettig has extensive teaching and training experience in the English Language Teaching field. She is also an experienced writer, editor, and curriculum designer. She has written and developed ... more

Online Workbook:

  • Teacher-led and self-study options
  • Ten National Geographic video clips
  • Interactive activities that practice the skills learned in the student books
  • Allows instructors to track student performance with gradebook feature

Classroom Presentation Tool CD-ROM:

  • Features audio recordings and National Geographic video
  • Interactive activities from the student book.
  • Compatible with an interactive whiteboard or computer projector