American Speakout follows a balanced approach to topics, language development and skills work. Speaking activities are prominent, but not at the expense of the other core skills of reading, writing and listening, which are developed systematically throughout.
Antonia Clare, JJ Wilson, Frances Eales, Steve Oakes
Listening and Speaking
American Speakout - Starter
American Speakout - Elementary
American Speakout - Pre-intermediate
American Speakout - Intermediate
American Speakout - Upper intermediate
American Speakout - Advanced
American Speakout - Vocabulary Builder
Antonia Clare is a teacher, teacher trainer and materials writer. She has taught and trained with International House and the British Council in many countries around the world including Italy, Spain, Hong Kong, Portugal, Ukraine, Poland, South Africa and the UK. She is a co-author of Language to Go Upper-Intermediate and Total English Intermediate and Advanced (Pearson ELT).
JJ Wilson is a teacher, teacher trainer and co-author of Language to Go Upper Intermediate and Total English Intermediate and Advanced (Pearson ELT). He has lived and worked in Egypt, Lesotho, Colombia, the UK, Italy and the US. He is currently a faculty member at the School of Education, Western New Mexico University, US. He is also the author of How to Teach Listening (Pearson ELT) which won an English Speaking Union award for the Best Book for Teachers.
Frances Eales is an experienced teacher and teacher trainer who has worked in numerous countries around the world including the UK, France, Hungary, Germany, Australia, New Zealand, Thailand and Russia. She has worked as a teacher trainer at International House, London and has written for the Cutting Edge series (Pearson ELT).
Steve Oakes is an experienced teacher and teacher trainer who has worked in numerous countries around the world including the UK, the US, Japan and South Africa, as well as various parts of Central Europe. He has been the Head of Teacher Training at International House, Budapest since 1997.