"Inspired" is a four-level course for teenagers from beginners to high intermediate level. This unique series evolves with students and reflects their changing needs and interests. "Inspired" builds on the success of the "American Inspiration" series and brings it up to date with new and fresh content. Key features: cross-curricular and cultural content; a task-based approach which encourages students to draw on their personal reactions to topics and texts; a structured approach to skills with reading, writing, listening, and speaking development integrated into every unit; grammar is presented through engaging texts and dialogues, which provide a realistic context for the dialogue; vocabulary is organised by topic with a focus on vocabulary learning strategies; differentiation for mixed-ability classes, including extension activities in every lesson; and, an emphasis on learner independence, study skills, and self assessment.
Judy Garton-Sprenger Judy Garton-Sprenger has a wide range of experience in English language teaching through working as a teacher/teacher trainer, as a writer and as an actor. With a degree in European Studies and a diploma in TEFLA, she joined International House in London, where teaching led to teacher training and to her first ELT writing project. She was also invited to join the English Teaching Theatre, with whom she toured Europe, Latin America, Japan, the Middle East and West Africa over a period of 14 years. Philip Prowse Philip Prowse began his professional life with the British Council, for whom he taught and trained teachers in Egypt, Portugal, Greece and Poland.