Q: Skills for Success, third edition, builds on its question-centered approach to help students achieve academic success.

Designed to prepare students with the core language skills and soft skills they need to succeed academically, this new edition of Q: Skills comes with an array of resources that promotes continuous learning and critical thinking, so that students may evaluate their own progress.

With 90% of teachers believing that Q: Skills for Success has played a significant part in improving the skills their students need for academic study, this series is guaranteed to prepares students for success, from a Beginner (A1) level upwards*.

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*The Q: Skills for Success impact study was conducted between September 2018 and March 2019. Oxford Impact is how Oxford University Press evaluates its educational products and services so that teachers and learners can be sure that our resources make a positive difference.

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Learn more about how Q: Skills for Success, third edition can help your students achieve academic success in English.

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  • NEW Work with the Video pages in each unit of the Student Book guides students in watching, understanding, and discussing the videos
  • Support students in analysing, developing and justifying their ideas with the NEW Critical Thinking Strategies and activities
  • Support students' skills development with the NEW illustrated explanations of skills and grammar
  • 100% NEW unit, placement, midterm and final tests have been developed with feedback from real teachers
  • Encourage students to evaluate their own progress, reflect on their learning and identify areas of improvement with the support of clear learning outcomes and reflection worksheet
  • iQ Online Practice is now suitable for mobile use which gives students greater flexibility in where and when they can get extra skills practice, access audio and video, and check their progress
  • The NEW Extensive Reading Program offers an Oxford Graded Reader aligned to each unit to motivate students in their reading
  • Vocabulary from the NEW Oxford Phrasal Academic Lexicon helps students to develop essential spoken and written language for their academic studies
  • Vocabulary from the Oxford 3000™ and new Oxford 5000™ provides students with the most frequent and relevant words they need in English, as chosen by language experts.

  • Reading and Writing Student eBook and iQ Online Practice
  • Reading and Writing Student Book with iQ Online Practice
  • Reading and Writing iQ Online Practice
  • Reading and Writing Split Student Book A with iQ Online Practice
  • Reading and Writing Split Student Book B with iQ Online Practice
  • Reading and Writing Audio CD's
  • Reading and Writing Classroom Presentation Tool
  • Reading and Writing Teacher's Access Cards
  • Reading and Writing Teacher's Handbook with Teacher's Access Cards
  • Reading and Writing Student eBook
  • Listening and Speaking Student eBook and iQ Online Practice
  • Listening and Speaking Student Book with iQ Online Practice
  • Listening and Speaking iQ Online Practice
  • Listening and Speaking Split Student Book A with iQ Online Practice
  • Listening and Speaking Split Student Book B with iQ Online Practice
  • Listening and Speaking Audio CD's
  • Listening and Speaking Classroom Presentation Tool
  • Listening and Speaking Teacher's Access Cards
  • Listening and Speaking Teacher's Handbook with Teacher's Access Cards
  • Listening and Speaking Student eBook

  • Jenny Bixby
  • Meg Brooks
  • Nigel Caplan
  • Miles Craven
  • Debra Daise
  • Scott Douglas
  • Susan Earle-Carlin
  • Rob Freire
  • Margot Gramer
  • Tamara Jones
  • Joe McVeigh
  • Sarah Lynn

  • Kevin McClure
  • Charl Norloff
  • Jaimie Scanlon
  • Kristin Sherman
  • Mari Vargo
  • Colin Ward
  • Larry Zwier
  • Jenni Currie Santamaria
  • Susan Iannuzzi
  • Lawrence Lawson
  • Karen Hamilton.

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