"Upstream: Level B1+" is a modular secondary-level course for learners of the English language at CEF B1+ level. The series combines active English learning with a variety of lively topics presented in themed units.
• theme-based units, from a wide variety of authentic sources, in five modules,
• a variety of cross-cultural topics,
• systematic development of all four language skills through realistic, challenging tasks which encourage the learner's personal engagement,
• lexical exercises practising and activating all essential vocabulary,
• a variety of authentic, stimulating reading and listening tasks,
• a wide range of speaking activities,
• realistic, stimulating dialogues featuring people in everyday situations,
• grammar sections covering all major grammatical areas, plus Grammar Reference section,
• composition analysis and practice in various types of writing, with full models,
• Study Skills tips promoting student autonomy and independence Everyday English sections,
• Cultural, Curricular, Eco-friends and Literature sections,
• songs, games and pairwork activities.