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STUDIO Upper-intermediate

Space to learn

A focus on conversation strategies and a systematic approach to building lexical awareness provide students with the tools they need for discussion and debate at B2.

  • Topical reading and listening texts from the 12 Studio channels
  • Longer reading texts from a variety of sources
  • Regular work on systemic aspects of vocabulary that show how words work together in English
  • Studio Views videos in which people are interviewed about issues relating to their work; learners are encouraged to critically engage with these issues via discussion tasks.
  • 101 Things to do in English focuses on strategies for managing conversation and more challenging functions


Student’s Book
  • 12 units made up of three double-page main lessons and one video-based functional lesson (101 Things to do in English)
  • Six review units – one after every two units
  • Language Studio with six Writing pages plus comprehensive Vocabulary and Grammar reference
  • Transcripts of all the audio and video
  • An irregular verbs list
  • One page of grammar and vocabulary practice for each lesson in the Student’s Book
  • A review spread after every two units with a progress test covering vocabulary, grammar, listening, reading, pronunciation, and dictation
  • Wordlists and Vocabulary Beats
  • Genre-based reading and listening activities at the end of each unit
On Helbling e-zone
  • e-book+ including all video and audio plus extra interactive reading and listening activities
  • Cyber Homework
  • CLIL Projects
  • Exam Practice
Helbling Media App

The App allows students to access all media from the course, including:

  • All audio plus Vocabulary Beats
  • All video
  • All pairwork activities within the lessons and the reviews
Teacher’s Guide
  • Detailed unit overview
  • Methodology tips
  • Clear lesson summaries
  • Simple, straightforward teaching notes
  • Reproduced Student’s Book spreads
  • Answer keys and transcripts
  • Extra activities and exam practice
  • Listening and pronunciation tips
  • Photocopiable pairwork activities
On Helbling e-zone
  • Teacher’s DIGI Pack
    • Presentation Software (IWB)
    • Testbuilder + Test Audio
    • Teacher’s Book + Class & Workbook Audio
    • Videoscapes
    • Reference material:
      • Scope & Sequence
      • Workbook keys
  • Placement Test
Helbling Media App

The App allows teachers to access all media from the course, including:

  • All audio plus Vocabulary Beats
  • All video
  • Quick notes for all lessons and corresponding keys

Scope & Sequence

Download the Scope & Sequence PDF for details on the syllabus followed by this level.

Sample Materials

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Student's Book – Contents
Student's Book – Unit 7
Teacher's Book – Unit 7
Workbook – Unit 7


Lindsay Clandfield

Lindsay Clandfield

Lindsay Clandfield è un insegnante, formatore e autore pluripremiato. È uno dei principali autori del nuovo corso STUDIO per adulti di Helbling. Lindsay svolge frequentemente il ruolo di relatore in conferenze internazionali e ha partecipato a numerosi progetti creativi online, dal blog al podcast.

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Philip Kerr

Philip Kerr

Philip Kerr è un formatore, relatore e autore di materiale didattico. Le sue pubblicazioni includono libri di metodologia per insegnanti e corsi per adulti e giovani adulti. Ha vinto il premio English Speaking Union Duke of Edinburgh e il British Council Award per ELT Writing. È stato anche nominato due volte per l'ELTon Innovation Award del British Council.

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