Straightforward has come of age and has been treated to a review, revamp and facelift. Much of the content has been updated and made more relevant for today’s students, teaching methods and ELT environment. Straightforward second edition is now available in a handy split edition.

What’s new? You can find out exactly what’s new by checking the About area, or discover for yourself by downloading a sample unit from each available level in the Try it out section.

This resource site is here to provide even more support for our Straightforward teachers as well as acting as the gateway to our fabulous online component – Straightforward Practice Online.

  • Straightforward Original Edition

    The Original Edition is still available and you'll find all the resources from the original site on this one. Want to know more and what's changed?

  • Teaching Made Simple Guides

    Troubled by translation? Dreading Dictation? Uncertain about CEF? These downloadable guides written by members of the Straightforward author team will help you through. It's teaching made simple..

  • Tips

    Every week we'll have a practical tip, activity or game you can take straight into your classroom. These come from Jim Scrivener, author of the Straightforward Teacher's Books and Learning Teaching Third Edition.

  • Self-assessment Checklists

    Straightforward and the CEF have always been close. We have provided useful checklists to allow you to check your students’ progress according to the Common European Framework (CEF) criteria.