American Big Picture

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American Big Picture is a highly visual six-level course for adult and young adult
learners. Real-life, relevant, international contexts combine with striking images to
engage the learner in this beautifully designed series which provides 90-120 hours of
core classroom material, complemented by a wealth of digital and print resources.
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Authors:
Bess Bradfield, Simon Brewster, Ben Goldstein, Alastair Lane, Carol Lethaby, Mark Lloyd, Ceri Jones (Series Editors)

American Big Picture is a highly visual six-level course for adult and young adult learners. Real-life, relevant, international contexts combine with striking images to engage the learner in this beautifully designed series providing 90-120 hours of core classroom material. It also offers both students and teachers access to the Richmond Learning Platform, a comprehensive online resource which includes interactive activities and a user-friendly test generator.

Author Interview

Ben Goldstein is co author of American Big Picture. He has been a teacher, teacher trainer, and author for many years, and has worked all over the world. In this video interview he talks about the goals and outcomes in using American Big Picture.

Click on the link to read an interview with Ceri Jones. Read about her life and times as an ELT teacher and author and find out some interesting facts about her likes and dislikes.

Ceri Jones Interview

With American Big Picture students will:

develop their visual literacy through a wealth of activities based on meaningful, thought-provoking images

explore cultural contexts through different global perspectives

experience the diversity of spoken English today with a large variety of native and non-native voices

improve their vocabulary and everyday conversation skills through a fully integrated core vocabulary syllabus with functional language

Components  
Student’s Book with platform access code  
Workbook  
Audio CD  
Split Edition with Audio CD  
Richmond Learning Platform  
Components  
Teacher’s Book  
Class Audio CD  
Digital Book  
Richmond Learning Platform with Test Manager  
For Students  A1  A2 B1  B1+ B2  C1
Student’s Book  9786070608704  9786070605697  9786070605772  9786070607066  9786070607561  9786070608728
Pack American Big Picture (WB+CD)  7506009834965  7506009834972  7506009834989  7506009834996  7506009835009  7506009835016
Split Edition  A1  A2 B1  B1+ B2  C1
Pack American Big Picture (Split A+CD)  7506009835023  7506009835047  7506009835061  7506009835085  7506009835108  7506009835122
Pack American Big Picture (Split B+CD)  7506009835030  7506009835054  7506009835078  7506009835092  7506009835115  7506009835139
For Teachers  A1  A2 B1  B1+ B2  C1
Pack American Big Picture (TG+CD)  7506009835436  7506009835443  7506009835450  7506009835467  7506009835474  7506009835481
Digital Book CD-ROM  9786070608742  9786070607059  9786070607356 9786070607363  9786070608124  9786070608759
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Download PDFs of the sample pages for each level of American Big Picture.

Level  Student’s Book  Workbook  Teacher’s Book
Beginner   Unit 1 Unit 1 (.zip)   Unit 1   Unit 1
Elementary   Unit 5 Unit 5 (.zip)   Unit 5   Unit 5
Pre-Intermediate   Unit 2 Unit 2 (.zip)   Unit 2   Unit 2
Intermediate   Unit 3 Unit 3 (.zip)   Unit 3   Unit 3
Upper Intermediate   Unit 6 Unit 6 (.zip)   Unit 6   Unit 6
Advanced   Unit 9 Unit 9 (.zip)   Unit 9   Unit 9