Compact delivers intensive thorough language revision underpinned with exam practice. Ideal for shorter courses or use in conjunction with a general English course. 

Compact Key for Schools  and  Compact Preliminary for Schools  new editions are coming out in 2019, with intensive preparation for the revised 2020 A2 Key for Schools and B1 Preliminary for Schools exams, and specific help for Spanish-speaking learners.

The previous editions of both titles will also continue to be available until the end of 2019.

Sue Elliot, Amanda Thomas, Barbara Thomas, Laura Matthews, Peter May, Emma Heyderman with Frances Treloar

Number of levels

A2-C1 (Elementary to Advanced)

English for Spanish Speakers
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Informed by the Cambridge English Corpus
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Key features

  • Organised by exam skill, each unit deals with one part of each exam paper in turn
  • Exam tips and advice prepare students for the exam task which follows
  • Targeted vocabulary, based on English Profile, means students are permanently ‘on level’
  • Grammar, Vocabulary and error-correction exercises train students to avoid the common mistakes exam candidates make
  • Specific help for Spanish speakers (Key for Schools and Preliminary for Schools for updated exams)

Official preparation for:

Compact Key FS Student's Book_updated

Compact Key for Schools 2nd edition

Second edition - Official preparation for the revised 2020 A2 Key for Schools exam

Compact Prelim FS Student's Book_updated

Compact Preliminary for Schools 2nd edition

Official preparation for the revised B1 Preliminary for Schools

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