Coursebooks and Magazines

MATRIX (in 4-year form of study)

The Matrix series prepares secondary students for school-leaving examinations in English.

  • Engaging texts provide authentic input for the development of students´ reading and listening skills.
  • Cross-cultural topic offer valuable preparation for school-leaving examinations.
  • Grammar is presented and practised by contrasting structures and tenses which are commonly confused.
  • Extensive vocabulary development increase active and passive knowledge. Frequent consolidation and recycling exercises help students to add interest and variety to their English.
  • Speaking is practised through a wide range of controlled and freer activities, encouraging students both to take part in more structured discussions and to express their own ideas.
  • Listening texts are based on authentic materials and feature a variety of speakers and accents.
  • A comprehensive writing syllabus gives students step-by-step guidance in producing a wide variety of text types.
  • A grammar reference and extensive wordlist with definitions and examples give extra support for students and teachers.

PROJECT ENGLISH (in 8-year form of study)

Project English is a three year beginner´s course in English for young learners.

Its key features are:

  • A grammar based analytical approach. Grammar is treated as a problem-solving activity, and the pupils are treated as thinkers who are guided to work out the rules of grammar for themselves.
  • Project work. Through project work, pupils are given the opportunity to talk and write about their own life, and to their experience.
  • A strong element of fun. Competitions, games, quizzes and jokes add fun – the lifeblood of effective learning.
  • A Workbook, Grammar and Practise Book and a set of two cassettes accompany the course.


Opportunities is a five level upper-secondary course with strong educational themes. Michael Harris and David Mower have joined up with Anna Sikorzynska, a Polish educationalist and author, to develop a course specifically for your curriculum.

They have made extensive use of feedback from teachers, focus groups and classroom observation to ensure that Opportunities is relevant to you.

Opportunities for learning

  • Modular approach provides a wide range of readnig as well as systematic vocabulary development.
  • Exciting and up-to-date topics engage and stimulate students.
  • Integrated cross-cultural and cross-curricular themes teach more than English.
  • Specially developed contrastive approach to grammar makes language learning more focused and effective.
  • Learning Strategies build study skills throughout the course.

Opportunities for students

  • Learning Strategies improve study skills, now and in the future.
  • Cross-cultural and cross-curricular themes teach more than English
  • Graded exercises in the Language Powerbook give full support for mixed-level classes.
  • Culture Corners give students a taste of life in the English speaking world.

More information:

The magazines such as HELLO for beginners, FRIENDSHIP and BRIDGE for intermediate and upper-intermediate students are published as a supplementary material for English learners. They offer a wide variety of enjoyable reading material – simplified texts in literature, extensive activity material, information in the field of science, art, film, music, etc. There are also many interesting articles about English as a foreign language, competitions and quizes.