"Upstream: Elementary A2" is a modular secondary-level course for learners of the English language at CEF A2 level. The series combines active English learning with a variety of lively topics presented in themed units.
theme-based units from a wide variety of authentic sources in five modules,
a variety of cross-cultural topics,
systematic development of all four language skills through realistic, challenging tasks which encourage the learner's personal engagement,
lexical exercises practising and activating all essential vocabulary as well as a Word Perfect section,
a variety of authentic stimulating reading and listening tasks,
a wide range of speaking activities,
realistic, stimulating dialogues featuring people in everyday situations,
grammar sections covering all major grammatical areas plus Grammar Reference and a Grammar Check section,
composition analysis and practice in various types of writing with full models,
study skills tips,
Everyday English sections,
Cultural, Curricular and Literature sections,
songs, games and prompt cards.