Academic English

Three levels: intermediate, high-intermediate and advanced

CEF A1 - C1

LEAP (Learning English for Academic Purposes) features a cross-curricular approach to teaching students the skills they need to thrive in a real-life academic context, while helping them develop academic vocabulary in a range of disciplines and apply critical-thinking skills to a variety of global issues.

It's a task-based textbook for students preparing for college or university study in English. Each book includes a log-in code that gives access to a learning companion website for extra practice.


LEAP at a glance

As well as teaching language skills and emphasizing vocabulary development, LEAP equips students with all the necessary skills and strategies to thrive in the English academic world.

  • High international academic content: interesting and thought-provoking themes and texts are connected to various disciplines and expose students to a wide variety of international content.
  • Strong focus on critical thinking: all tasks and activities throughout the books elicit critical thinking from students on academic topics to help them develop as independent learners.
  • Academic vocabulary development: key words and vocabulary from the Academic Word List are highlighted in two Vocabulary Build activities in every chapter, giving students ample opportunity to expand their vocabulary.
  • Structure: the chapters are built around warm-up and final assignments that have students progress toward greater autonomy, while challenging texts and tasks call for students to reflect critically on the learning content.


Unique feature

Each LEAP chapter is built around a Warm-Up and Final Assignment that help students progress towards greater autonomy. Challenging texts, listenings, videos, and tasks engage students to reflect using critical thinking strategies.

The series focuses on general language skills while emphasizing vocabulary development.

Practical information

Please contact us for ISBNs and prices of LEAP. You are also welcome to mail us if you are interested in a free demonstration of LEAP at your school or university.


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