Step-by-step lesson plans A clear summary of the teaching syllabus, as well as a teaching menu of new words and structures for each lesson A comprehensive introduction describing the teaching methods used in the course Answers to the exercises, and tapescripts, where necessary Suggestions for extra games to play in the classroom It follows a carefully graded syllabus which allows for recycling of language. A complete comic-strip adventure story runs through each book, featuring ace
detective Captain Shadow. This provides a memorable context for new language and maintains motivation. It involves children in a variety of other fun activities, such as songs, rhymes, games, and puzzles, which are all used to practise language in an enjoyable way. It gives children a thorough
grounding in listening, speaking, reading and writing.