With Fun Skills you will meet Sage the Squirrel, Checklist Buddy and friends, created by kids around the world, who guide and entertain you through this exciting journey.

Fun Skills covers all the skills you need to be ready on exam day: practise exam tasks with the Professor, get great tips from Sage the Squirrel, assess your own work with Checklist Buddy and connect learning to your world with Think Big Giraffe.


  • FunSkills1

    Level 1

  • FunSkills2

    Level 2

  • FunSkills3

    Level 3

  • FunSkills4

    Level 4

  • FunSkills5

    Level 5

  • FunSkills6

    Level 6

Katherine Bilsborough, Jane Boylan, Stephanie Dimond-Bayir, Bridget Kelly, Claire Medwell, Anne Robinson, Colin Sage, Adam Scott, David Valente, Montse Watkin

Number of Levels

Pre-A1-A2 (Beginner to Elementary)

Key features:

  • Characters designed by real students bring learning to life and make skills FUN.
  • Video animations in Presentation Plus and the Mini Trainers provide lively input and extra help.
  • Topic-led units with strong skills focus ensure that all four skills are thoroughly covered.
  • ‘Grammar fun!’ section for each two levels, requested by teachers, covers key areas of grammar and structure for the exams syllabus.
  • Skills checklists at the back of book help students build confidence in their progress.
  • Optional exam-style taster-tasks for each part of the exams in turn are integrated into the units.


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