Our listening and speaking programs use real-world content to develop the English language skills, critical thinking, and learning strategies needed to succeed in academic and every day settings.

Our listening and speaking programs use real-world content to develop the English language skills, critical thinking, and learning strategies needed to succeed in academic and every day settings.

Series results

Pathways, Second Edition

Language(s): American English

Level(s): High-beginning, Low-intermediate (US), Intermediate, High-intermediate, Advanced, A1, A2, B1, B2, C1

Pathways, Second Edition: Listening, Speaking, and Critical Thinking

A five-level academic reading and writing series that uses National Geographic content and videos to develop language and critical thinking skills needed for academic success.

Language(s): American English

Level(s): High-beginning, Low-intermediate (US), Intermediate, High-intermediate, Advanced, A1, A2, B1, B2, C1

Well Said, New Edition

A two-level series that improves pronunciation and communication skills of beginner to advanced students from all language backgrounds.

Language(s): American English

21st Century Communication

A four-level listening and speaking series that uses carefully selected, authentic models and powerful ideas from TED Talks to teach students to think critically and communicate effectively.

Language(s): American English

Level(s): Low-intermediate (US), Intermediate, High-intermediate, Advanced, B1, B2, C1

Listening and Notetaking Skills, Fourth Edition

A three-level academic listening series that incorporates National Geographic content and video to improve listening comprehension while developing notetaking and study skills.

Language(s): American English

Level(s): Intermediate, Upper-intermediate, Advanced

Inspire

A three-level listening and speaking series that uses a mixture of scripted and authentic audio along with National Geographic photography and video to inspire students to discover the world.

Language(s): American English

Level(s): Beginning, High-beginning, Low-intermediate (US)

Now You're Talking!

Language(s): American English

On Speaking Terms

Language(s): American English

Listen In

A three-level listening and speaking series that uses high-interest listening passages to improve students receptive and productive skills.

Language(s): American English

Listening Advantage

A four-level listening series that improves listening skills through engaging activities and topics that are meaningful to learners' lives.

Language(s): American English

Communication Strategies

Language(s): American English

Step Up!

Language(s): American English

Pathways: Listening, Speaking, & Critical Thinking

A five-level academic listening and speaking series that uses National Geographic content and videos to develop language and critical thinking skills needed for academic success.

Language(s): American English

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

Single item results

Well Said Intro

Language(s): American English

Linda Grant; Eve Einselen Yu

9781305641426

2nd Edition

Well Said

Language(s): American English

Linda Grant

9781305641365

4th Edition

21st Century Communication 1: Listening, Speaking and Critical Thinking: Student Book with Online Workbook

Language(s): American English

Level(s): Low-intermediate (US), B1

Lida Baker; Laurie Blass

9781337275804

1st Edition

21st Century Communication 2: Listening, Speaking and Critical Thinking: Student Book with Online Workbook

Language(s): American English

Level(s): Low-intermediate (US), Intermediate, High-intermediate, B1, B2

Jessica Williams

9781337275811

1st Edition

21st Century Communication 3: Listening, Speaking and Critical Thinking: Student Book with Online Workbook

Language(s): American English

Level(s): Intermediate, High-intermediate, B2

Lynn Bonesteel

9781337275828

1st Edition

21st Century Communication 4: Listening, Speaking and Critical Thinking: Student Book with Online Workbook

Language(s): American English

Level(s): Intermediate, High-intermediate, Advanced, B2, C1

Christien Lee

9781337275835

1st Edition

Pronouncing American English: Sounds, Stress, and Intonation

Language(s): American English

Level(s): Intermediate, High-intermediate, Advanced

Gertrude F. Orion

9781111352103

3rd Edition

Pathways Foundations: Listening, Speaking, & Critical Thinking

Language(s): American English

Level(s): A2

Kathy Najafi; Cyndy Fettig

9781285176215

1st Edition

Pathways 1: Listening, Speaking, & Critical Thinking

Language(s): American English

Level(s): B1

Becky Tarver Chase

9781111350369

1st Edition

Pathways 2: Listening, Speaking, & Critical Thinking

Language(s): American English

Level(s): B1, B2

Becky Tarver Chase; Kristin L....

9781111398637

1st Edition

Pathways 3: Listening, Speaking, & Critical Thinking

Language(s): American English

Level(s): B2

Becky Tarver Chase; Kristin L....

9781111398651

1st Edition

Pathways 4: Listening, Speaking, & Critical Thinking

Language(s): American English

Level(s): C1

Paul MacIntyre

9781111347796

1st Edition

Inspire 1

Language(s): American English

Level(s): Beginning

Pamela Hartmann; Nancy Douglas...

9781133963578

1st Edition

Inspire 2

Language(s): American English

Level(s): High-beginning

Pamela Hartmann; Nancy Douglas...

9781133963684

1st Edition

Inspire 3

Language(s): American English

Level(s): Low-intermediate (US)

Pamela Hartmann; Nancy Douglas...

9781133963424

1st Edition

Listening Advantage 1

Language(s): American English

Level(s): Beginning

Tom Kenny; Tamami Wada

9781424001972

1st Edition

Listening & Notetaking Skills 1

Language(s): American English

Patricia A. Dunkel; Phyllis L....

9781305493421

4th Edition

Listening Advantage 3

Language(s): American English

Level(s): Low-intermediate (US)

Tom Kenny; Tamami Wada

9781424002504

1st Edition

Pathways: Listening, Speaking, and Critical Thinking 3

Language(s): American English

Level(s): High-intermediate, B2

Becky Tarver Chase; Kristin L....

9781337407731

2nd Edition

Listening & Notetaking Skills 2

Language(s): American English

William Smalzer; Phyllis L. Li...

9781305493438

4th Edition

Listening Advantage 4

Language(s): American English

Level(s): Intermediate

Tamami Wada; Tom Kenny

9781424002511

1st Edition

Pathways: Listening, Speaking, and Critical Thinking 4

Language(s): American English

Level(s): Advanced, C1

Becky Tarver Chase; Kristin L....

9781337407748

2nd Edition

Listening & Notetaking Skills 3

Language(s): American English

Patricia A. Dunkel; Frank Pial...

9781305493445

4th Edition

Pathways: Listening, Speaking, and Critical Thinking 1

Language(s): American English

Level(s): Low-intermediate (US), A2, B1

Becky Tarver Chase; Kristin L....

9781337407717

2nd Edition

Listen In 3 (with Audio CD)

Language(s): American English

Level(s): Intermediate

David Nunan

9780838404676

2nd Edition

Pathways: Listening, Speaking, and Critical Thinking 2

Language(s): American English

Level(s): Intermediate, B1, B2

Becky Tarver Chase; Kristin L....

9781337407724

2nd Edition

Pathways: Listening, Speaking, and Critical Thinking Foundations

Language(s): American English

Level(s): High-beginning, A1, A2

Becky Tarver Chase; Kristin L....

9781337407700

2nd Edition

Listen In 2 (with Audio CD)

Language(s): American English

Level(s): Low-intermediate (US)

David Nunan

9780838404393

2nd Edition

Listen In 1 (with Audio CD)

Language(s): American English

Level(s): Beginning

David Nunan

9780838404188

2nd Edition

Listening Advantage 2

Language(s): American English

Level(s): Beginning

Tom Kenny; Tamami Wada

9781424002030

1st Edition

Pathways Foundations: Listening, Speaking, and Critical Thinking: Student Book/Online Workbook Package

Language(s): American English

Kathy Najafi; Cyndy Fettig

9781285583563

1st Edition

Pathways 1: Listening, Speaking, and Critical Thinking: Student Book/Online Workbook Package

Language(s): American English

Becky Tarver Chase

9781133305712

1st Edition

Pathways 2: Listening, Speaking, and Critical Thinking: Student Book/Online Workbook Package

Language(s): American English

Becky Tarver Chase; Kristin L....

9781133305699

1st Edition

Pathways 3: Listening, Speaking, and Critical Thinking: Student Book/Online Workbook Package

Language(s): American English

Becky Tarver Chase; Kristin L....

9781133305750

1st Edition

Pathways 4: Listening, Speaking, and Critical Thinking: Student Book/Online Workbook Package

Language(s): American English

Paul MacIntyre

9781133534259

1st Edition

Listening and Notetaking Skills 1: Student Book/eBook Package

Language(s): American English

Patricia A. Dunkel; Phyllis L....

9781305466906

4th Edition

Listening and Notetaking Skills 2: Student Book/eBook Package

Language(s): American English

William Smalzer; Phyllis L. Li...

9781305466913

4th Edition

Listening and Notetaking Skills 3: Student Book/eBook Package

Language(s): American English

Patricia A. Dunkel; Frank Pial...

9781305466920

4th Edition

National Geographic Learning listening and speaking programs use real-world content, clear grammar explanations, and contextualized models and practice to help students communicate accurately and confidently in English. Through content from National Geographic and TED Talks, our programs prepare learners for the academic classroom by developing their language and skills in listening, speaking, pronunciation, note-taking and critical thinking.