Talent offers a combination of language, life and academic skills and fresh, contemporary topics, preparing students for further study, travel or work; wherever their talent may take them!

With videos filmed on the streets of London, and contemporary topics like antibiotic resistance and gender-neutral fashion, Talent is sure to spark students’ interest and promote academic debate. Exam-style exercises and topics help students prepare for a range of international exams, including IGCSE and Cambridge exams.

Clare Kennedy, Ciaran Ward, Teresa Ting, Audrey Cowen & Liz Kilbey

Number of levels

A2-B2 (Elementary to Upper Intermediate)

Informed by the Cambridge English Corpus
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Key features

25 videos per level

  • Documentary-style videos at the beginning of each unit capture students’ attention and present the unit’s target language.
  • Functional language videos help students develop speaking skills and strategies.
  • Changing Language videos present language in context in a fun, memorable way using the latest findings from corpus research to show English as it is really spoken today.

 A balance of language, life and academic skills

  • The skills-based syllabus supports student’s language development and confidence.
  • Academic skills pages prepare students for success in their studies.
  • Life skills sections help develop the self-awareness and social skills teenagers need in today’s world.

 Bring flexibility to your classroom

  • Extensive extra resources, whatever your teaching goals, including:
  • Over 100 pages of photocopiable tests; language, skills, grammar and Cambridge exam-style!
  • CLIL lessons to complement learning in other subject areas.
  • Literature pages with extracts from prominent authors, including Jane Austen and Charles Dickens.