Headway

General English courses are based on the popular Headway series, by Oxford University Press.

Headway is an excellent course in general English, with levels from Beginner to Advanced. It gives effective practice in all the four skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. The courses use both printed and audio materials.

In addition to the coursebook, Headway also has a workbook, which students can use to get practice in the topics discussed in the classes.

The Headway course is a respected and very widely used course in English as a foreign language. It is published in the UK by Oxford University Press (OUP).

Levels

There is a Headway coursebook for students at every level of study of English:

  • Beginner
  • Elementary
  • Pre-intermediate
  • Intermediate
  • Upper Intermediate
  • Advanced

What's in the Headway coursebooks?

Pre-Intermediate

  • Present simple
  • Present continuous
  • Past simple
  • Past continuous
  • Irregular past verbs
  • Quantity: much, many, some, any
  • Articles: definite and indefinite
  • Verb patterns: want, hope, need to do
  • Comparative and superlative
  • Prepositions
  • Relative clauses
  • Present perfect
  • Adverbs
  • Modal verbs: should, must
  • First conditional
  • Passive voice
  • Second conditional
  • Present perfect continous
  • Past perfect
  • Reported speech

Unit by Unit

Click on the unit number below to find out when the next scheduled group class takes place.

Intermediate

  • Past simple
  • Present perfect
  • Parts of speech
  • State verbs
  • Passive
  • Positive and negative adjectives
  • Making small talk
  • Past perfect
  • Used to
  • Modal and related verbs
  • Phrasal verbs
  • Future forms
  • What's … like?
  • -ed and -ing adjectives
  • Adverbs
  • Present perfect continuous
  • Just, yet and already
  • Time expressions
  • Verb patterns
  • Conditional expressions
  • Articles
  • Modals of probability
  • Reported speech

Upper Intermediate

  • Present perfect
  • Present perfect continuous
  • Make and do
  • Narrative tenses
  • Past perfect
  • Questions and negatives
  • Saying the opposite
  • Future forms
  • Take and put
  • Expressions of quantity
  • Modal and related verbs
  • Get
  • Relative clauses
  • Participles
  • Adverb collocations
  • Expressing habit
  • Hypothesising
  • Collocation pairs
  • Articles
  • Determiners