The BIG Picture

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British English Edition
The Big Picture is a beautifully designed six-level general English course for adult
and young adult learners.
A1 BEGINNER Student’s Book (9788466815673)
A2 ELEMENTARY Student’s Book (9788466820769)
B1 PRE-INTERMEDIATE Student’s Book (9788466820776)
B1+ INTERMEDIATE Student’s Book (9788466820783)
B2 UPPER INTERMEDIATE Student’s Book (9788466820790)
C1 ADVANCED Student’s Book (9788466815727)

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C2

Number of Levels

6 Starter to Advanced

Number of classroom hours

90 - 120 hours

Authors:
Bess Bradfield, Simon Brewster, Ben Goldstein, Alastair Lane, Carol Lethaby, Mark Lloyd, Ceri Jones (Series Editors)

The Big Picture is a beautifully designed six-level general English course for adult and young adult learners. It uses striking imagery to present core vocabulary and encourage critical discussion. The content is genuinely international and the course takes a refreshingly new look at many familiar topics.

Author Interview

Watch a video interview with Big Picture author series editor Ben Goldstein. In this interview he talks about the goals and outcomes in using The Big Picture. Ben has been a teacher, teacher trainer, and author for many years, and has worked all over the world.

Read an interview with Big Picture series editor Ceri Jones. Ceri has worked in ELT since 1986. She has worked as a teacher, trainer and educational manager in Italy, Hungary, Spain and the UK.

Ceri Jones Interview

With The Big Picture students will:

develop their language skills through an integrated core vocabulary syllabus, functional language pages focusing on practical, everyday English, and extra skills development sections in the workbook

perform Bring It Together skills-based tasks

experience blogs, vodcasts and other fun widgets on the Richmond Learning Platform

Components  
Student’s Book with platform access code  
Workbook  
Audio CD  
Split edition  
Richmond Learning Platform  
Components  
Teacher’s Book  
Class Audio CD  
Digital Book  
Richmond Learning Platform with Test Manager  
For Student  A1  A2 B1  B1+ B2  C1
Student’s Book  9788466815673  9788466820769  9788466820776  9788466820783  9788466820790  9788466815727
Workbook  9788466815680  9788466810562  9788466810593  9788466810623  9788466810654  9788466815734
Audio CD  7506009839601  7506009834224  7506009834231  7506009835603  7506009835610  7506009839625
Split Edition        
Split Edition A (SB & WB)  9786070610486  9786070610455  9786070610431  9786070610479  9786070610509  
Split Edition B (SB & WB)  9786070610448  9786070610493  9786070610523  9786070610516  9786070610462  
For Teacher  A1  A2 B1  B1+ B2  C1
Teacher’s Book  9788466815697  9788466810579  9788466810609  9788466810630  9788466810661  9788466815741
Class Audio CDs  9788466815703  9788466812801  9788466812825  9788466812849  9788466812870  9788466815758
Digital Book  9788466815710  9788466812818  9788466812832  9788466812863  9788466813556  9788466815765
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Download PDFs of the sample pages for each level of The Big Picture.

Level  Student’s Book  Workbook  Teacher’s Book  Vodcast
Beginner   Unit 4 Unit 4 (.zip)   Unit 4   Unit 4   Beginner
Elementary   Unit 5 Unit 5 (.zip)   Unit 5   Unit 5   Elementary
Pre-Intermediate   Unit 2 Unit 2 (.zip)   Unit 2   Unit 2   Pre-Intermediate
Intermediate   Unit 3 Unit 3 (.zip)   Unit 3   Unit 3   Intermediate
Upper Intermediate   Unit 6 Unit 6 (.zip)   Unit 6   Unit 6   Upper Intermediate
Advanced   Unit 4 Unit 4 (.zip)   Unit 4   Unit 4   Advanced