Empower Second Edition combines up-to-date content from expert authors with validated, CEFR-aligned assessment to measure progress.

Your adult and young adult learners will develop all four skills through this six-level British English course, further enhanced with online content in our Cambridge One platform. The robust assessment, integrated into the course, means learners are always working towards a measurable goal.

Adrian Doff, Craig Thaine, Herbert Puchta, Jeff Stranks, Peter Lewis-Jones

Number of Levels

A1-C1 (Beginner to Advanced)

Informed by the Cambridge English Corpus
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Key features:

  • A Student’s Book and eBook with thought-provoking images and texts and engaging video, designed to generate an emotional response; all helping teachers to deliver motivating and memorable lessons.
  • Reliable, accurate and meaningful tests provided by the world leaders in language assessment. The End-of-unit tests, mid- and end-of-course competency tests and a personalised CEFR test report all provide reliable information on progress with language skills.
  • The Cambridge Life Competencies Framework (CLCF) has been developed to provide clarity on the range of life skills that can be integrated in English language programmes. Empower integrates these necessary life skills for work and higher education throughout the course.
  • All digital content is in one place on our mobile-friendly ‘Cambridge One’ digital learning environment. Teachers and students can access a range of activities, resources and tools, plus an eBook version of the Student’s Book, all of which are compatible with mobile devices as well as desktop/laptop computers. Tests are designed for use on a desktop/laptop.

Unit walkthrough

Learn what Empower Second Edition can offer you and your students! Explore a whole course unit in greater detail with our unit walkthrough platform.

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