Touchstone is an innovative four-level series for adults and young adults, taking students from beginning to intermediate levels (CEFR: A1-B2), that is used worldwide. Based on research into the Cambridge English Corpus, it teaches English as it's really used.
Touchstone presents natural language in authentic contexts, and explicitly develops conversation strategies so learners speak with fluency and confidence.
There are two modes of study with Touchstone Second edition:
Touchstone Print = Student Book + Workbook
Touchstone Blended = Student Book + Online Workbook
What's new in the Second Edition?
The Second edition Student Book and Online Workbook have been thoroughly updated based on suggestions from teachers and students all over the world. In addition to having a fresh look and new photos, Touchstone Second edition includes:
More practice throughout, including a new extra practice activities section which provides additional opportunities to practice key grammar points; these activities are for use in class or as homework
Can-do-style objectives to highlight the learning outcomes of each unit lesson, plus Now I can... self-evaluation sections at the end of each unit
Common errors panels, which provide information from the Cambridge Learner Corpus to help students avoid making basic errors and to improve their test scores
Reading tips, which introduce a skill or strategy to help students develop reading proficiency
Sounds right activities, which provide additional pronunciation practice
Refreshed and updated content, including new activities, audio, and reading texts in every unit