Big English

Big English

Big English

Big English

Big English is a complete English course combined with the very best of technology. It gives you everything you need for your lessons so that you have time to focus on what you do best – teaching!

Big English is perfect for a well-balanced approach to teaching English. Ready-made Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) lessons and those all important 21st Century Skills help you to challenge students to be creative, think critically and collaborate.

Big English is the only primary level course that uses ground-breaking Assessment for Learning techniques. These techniques help you pinpoint where students need help. It’s a great way to get students more involved in the learning process to become more effective learners.

Big English takes the pain out of preparing for your class as it gives you all the materials you need to run each lesson

Big English is the first primary programme to integrate with MyEnglishLab, which includes fun games, videos and puzzles that are great at capturing the attention of energetic young learners. With this tool you can easily personalise tests and assessments for each student and check their progress quickly.


Course components or pupils

Pupil's Book
Activities present key language in context, and include songs, stories, sticker activities, content language and values lessons to help students develop 21st Century Skills. Regular four-page checkpoints focus on Assessment for Learning and allow students to assess their own progress. Each book includes a Young Learner’s Exams preparation section.
Activity Book
The Activity Book, with colour photographs and illustrations, provides engaging additional practice for each lesson in the Pupil’s Book. Activity Book pages can be used on an interactive white board and in MyEnglishLab.
Student's eText
The digital, eBook version of the Pupil’s Book with lots of interactive games, audio and video as well as interactive versions of Pupil’s Book activities.
Course components for classroom use
Teacher's Book
The Teacher’s Book provides step-by- step Lesson Plans, activities and ideas, a game bank, Pupil’s Book and Activity Book audio scripts, Activity Book answer keys, and notes for using the Young Learners' Exams Practice Materials found in the Pupil’s Book. Assessment for Learning techniques and ideas for developing 21st Century Skills are contained in each Lesson Plan.
Class Audio CDs
The Audio CDs contains listening activities, songs, including karaoke versions, unit stories and Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) readings.
Up to 80 colourful flahcards per level (for Levels 1-4 only) Pis a perfect tool for big classes to present and practice target vocabulary. Cards are available in print and digital format in the Teacher's eText.
Twelve full colour posters covering the alphabet, classroom language, phonics, Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) topics and a bonus re-usable Class Record poster.
Teacher's eText for Interactive Whiteboard
• Theme-based documentary video clips focus on Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL). Comes with video guides.
• Teacher’s resource materials (e.g. ABC and handwriting tracing worksheets, classroom games and activities, and graphic organisers).
• Assessment pack gives an overview of language assessment for young children and placement tests, practice tests, unit tests, review tests, final exams and materials for oral assessment.
• Flashcards, electronic versions of the physical flashcards.
An online learning tool that perfectly partners Big English for personalised practice and assessment.
  • MyEnglishLab provides an enriched learning environment and activities that are instantly graded and correlated to the course.
  • It allows you the flexibility of personalising tasks for each student to help them reach their goals and instant access to a range of diagnostic tools.

Big English Word Games App

Play in a world populated with fun characters where learning English vocabulary is easy and fun.
Earn rewards to build your town into a thriving metropolis! The Big English Word Games app has three games that help children to practice themed word sets, reinforcing vocabulary skills taught in English class.

Available for IOS and Android



The Big English website



Visit the Big English website to find:
  • complete course information
  • introduction to MyEnglishLab - an online practice tool for students
  • information on Big English author's 
  • course sample material
  • ...and many other reasons why to choose the Big English course for you and your students


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