The course is specially designed for students at upper intermediate level. The book consists of five modules and provides systematic preparation in all four language skills – listening, speaking, reading and writing – required at this level.
The Student’s Book and the Workbook are designed to be covered in approximately 100 to 120 hours of classroom work.
The Student’s book and the Workbook for Upstream Proficiency each comprises ten themed units with a variety of realistic and challenging tasks and exercises divided into clear sections for Vocabulary, Grammar, Listening & Speaking and Writing as well as tapescripts of all the Listening exercises.
The Teacher´s Book for the Student´s Books contains step-by-step teaching notes, extra ideas for optional activities, a full key to the exercises in the Student´s Books and tapescripts of the listening exercises.
The Teacher´s Book for the Workbook contains overprinted answers on the relevant pages of the Student´s Workbook.
The Test Booklet contains photocopiable assessment tests as well as a mid-year and exit test allowing teachers to assess students´ progress throughout the course.