Pearson Edexcel International GCSE (9—1) English as a Second Language


Nicky Winder and Laurence Gardner




Edexcel International GCSE (9-1) English as a Second Language (ESL) Student Book and Teacher’s Book provides comprehensive coverage of the new specification and is designed to supply students with the best preparation possible for the examination.

Student Book:

  • The course follows the structure of the exam, with each chapter targetting, preparing for and practising a specific part of the exam.
  • The chapters provide comprehensive coverage and are enhanced by targeted exam skills sections.
  • Exam skills needed for the different parts of the exam are taught and practised.
  • The learning is embedded with di‑erentiated exercises throughout.
  • Transferable skills, needed for progression into higher education and employment, are signposted allowing students to understand, and engage with, the skills they’re gaining.
  • The book meets language and skills teaching, and exam preparation requirements.
  • Glossary of key English terminology, Grammar Reference and selected audio scripts.
  • Provides free access to an ActiveBook, a digital version of the Student Book, which can be accessed online, anytime, anywhere supporting learning beyond the classroom.
  • Comprehensive grammar and vocabulary exercises include fun games and skills development activities.