A five-level paired skills EAP course
Intro: Kate Adams, Sabina Ostrowska,
Susan Peterson, N.M. White
Level 1: Stephanie Dimond-Bayir, Michele
Lewis, Richard O’Neill, Kimberly Russell
Level 2: Lida Baker, Nancy Jordan,
Sabina Ostrowska, Carolyn Westbrook
Level 3: Alan S. Kennedy, Lewis Lansford,
Robyn Brinks Lockwood, Chris Sowton
Level 4: Jessica Williams
ELEMENTARY TO ADVANCED
Today’s students need to develop a range of
academic skills. They need to learn how to take
notes, analyze and synthesize information,
formulate their own opinions, and express
themselves clearly. Prism takes a fresh approach
to EAP by focusing strongly on Critical Thinking,
practical skills for academic life, and the language
students really need.
High-quality, engaging video lessons
- The videos in every unit introduce a range
of academic topics, promote discussion and
- The carefully constructed video lessons provide
students with the opportunity to develop skills in
prediction, comprehension and discussion.
Comprehensive and relevant Critical Thinking
- Every level of the course integrates the full
pyramid of Bloom’s taxonomy, laying a strong
foundation for critical thinking as students take
their next steps towards academic success.
- Thinking skills are presented and practiced in a
dedicated section in every unit in the context of
academic assignments, preparing students for
the challenges of college and university.
Practical skills for life on campus
- The ‘On Campus’ section in every unit supports
the development of a range of important skills to
build your students’ confidence and enable them
to succeed at university.
- These unique lessons cover presentation, study,
communication and life skills.
The most important words
- The vocabulary syllabus is informed by the
General Service List, the Academic Word List and
the Cambridge English Corpus.
- This corpus-based approach ensures that you
spend time teaching the words your students will
need in their academic studies.
- All vocabulary is presented and practiced