Focus on intercultural language learning. The series places students’ linguistic and cultural identity at the centre and explicitly develops their meta-linguistic awareness and cultural understandings as well as their intercultural capability
Focus on a developmental view of language learning. A number of strands (e.g. linguistic, cognitive, interaction) become increasingly sophisticated within each year and across the years (i.e. it is sequential and cumulative).
Plenty of photographic material for reflection, study and learning. Photos are relevant to the topics and facilitate making connections, classroom interaction and student's engagement.
Many digital resources with meaningful tasks to further engage students and facilitate the consolidation of language points as well as offering useful research material for presentation and assessment.