Explore fascinating content while building language competence and critical thinking skills. The best-selling NorthStar series, now in its Second Edition, offers two strands: a reading and writing strand and a listening and speaking strand. Both strands stimulate students' imagination, encourage critical thinking, and promote personal expression. Revision Features New and updated high-interest topics motivate students to express their own points of view. Expanded vocabulary and pronunciation practice ensure greater language proficiency. A grammar correlation chart links NorthStar, Second Edition, to two leading grammar series: Focus on Grammar and the Azar Grammar series. The fully integrated approach includes a teacher's manual with achievement tests, process writing activity books, audio recordings of the main reading and listening sections, a new video program, and a Companion Website (with vocabulary worksheets, video worksheets, Internet activities, and other resources).English, Andrew is the author of 'Northstar Reading and Writing High Intermediate', published 2003 under ISBN 9780201755732 and ISBN 0201755734.