A broad range of print and digital components ensures the flexibility you need to fit the reality of your teaching situation.

  • The Teacher’s Edition and Lesson Planner is a complete teaching management tool with cross-references to other components
  • ActiveTeach provides a menu of teacher resources for lesson planning & in-class presentation and practice, plus the complete audio and Summit TV video programs
  • Classroom Audio Program (Audio CDs)
  • Complete Assessment Package with ExamView® software
  • Full-Course Placement Tests
  • MyEnglishLab for online blended learning

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Student's Book with ActiveBook
  • Systematic recycling and reinforcement of language makes English unforgettable.
  • Now with ActiveBook self-study disc for learning outside the classroom
  • Summit 1: for high-intermediate students
  • Summit 2: for advanced students
Also available:
  • Student's Book with ActiveBook and MyLab
  • Split Editions: half the Student's Book + half the Workbook + ActiveBook – with or without MyLab
  • The complete Top Notch course
    • Top Notch Fundamentals: for true beginners or false beginners who need a review
    • Top Notch 1: for false beginners or for students who have completed Top Notch Fundamentals
    • Top Notch 2: for high-beginning students
    • Top Notch 3: for low-intermediate students
A self-study disc with every Student’s Book to reinforce language learning outside the classroom:
  • Student’s Book in digital format with full audio
  • Interactive practice of speaking, listening, reading, grammar, and vocabulary
  • Printable “Can-Do” Self-Assessment Charts, Reading Glossaries, Extra Reading Comprehension Activities, and Reading Speed Calculator
MyEnglishLab for Summit 2e
An online learning tool that perfectly partners the Summit syllabus, for personalized practice & assessment
  • Personalised instruction, practice and feedback with automatic gradebook
  • Easy-to-use course management and record-keeping
  • Extensive language practice in all skills
  • Pop-up grammar support
  • Complete Summit TV Video Program with viewing activities
  • Free-writing practice for submission to teacher
  • Record-yourself speaking for submission to teacher
  • Automatically-graded Achievement Tests
The illustrated Workbook provides additional practice and reinforcement of language concepts and skills from the Summit Second Edition Student's Book. There are exercises for every page of the Student's Book, including grammar, vocabulary, reading and writing.
Teacher’s Edition and Lesson Planner with ActiveTeach
The Teacher’s Edition and Lesson Planner is a complete teaching management tool with a Methods Handbook of communicative language teaching
  • Correlations to international standards and exams
  • Tips on teaching a Summit unit
  • Detailed timed lesson plans
  • Language, culture, and corpus notes
  • Cross references to other Summit components
  • Summit TV Teaching Notes
  • Student’s Book and Workbook Answer Keys
  • Audioscripts
  • A bound-in ActiveTeach multimedia disc with a menu of teacher resources for customisation to any teaching style and reality
A disc with every Teacher’s Edition for lesson planning & in-class presentation:
  • Digital Student’s Book pages with full audio & interactive whiteboard tools
  • More Practice activities in all skills
  • A complete menu of printable resources
  • Contains the complete Summit TV video program
  • Works with or without an interactive whiteboard using a computer and projector
Summit TV Video Program
In the second edition, available on ActiveTeach:
  • Authentic TV new documentaries and unrehearsed on-the-street interviews, featuring a variety of regional and non-native accents.
  • Teaching notes are available in the Teacher’s Edition and Lesson Planner.
  • Printable Activity Worksheets are available on ActiveTeach.
Class Audio Program
The audio program contains all listening comprehension activities, reading passages, Sound Bites, Conversation Snapshots, Grammar Snapshots, vocabulary presentations, and Pronunciation Booster activities. To prepare students to communicate with a variety of speakers, regional and non-native accents are included.
Complete Assessment Package with ExamView® software
Easy-to-administer and easy-to-score photocopiable unit achievement tests assess listening, vocabulary, grammar, social language, reading, and writing. The optional ExamView® software enables teachers to customize the tests to best meet their own needs.
Audio for the listening sections is included on the disc.
  • Ten Achievement Tests (one for each unit of the Student’s Book)
  • Two Review Tests (one mid-book and one end of book)
  • Two Speaking Tests with oral assessment guidelines
  • Audioscripts
  • Answer Key
  • ExamView® software so you can revise, delete, or add items
Top Notch / Summit Full-Course Placement Tests
The Top Notch / Summit Full Course Placement Test will accurately place students into Top Notch Fundamentals, 1, 2, or 3, or into Summit 1 or 2. In the Second Edition, the Full-Course Placement Tests come on a hybrid CDROM with both audio and printable tests and instructions. The new Placement Test takes one hour to administer.

The Placement Test consists of:
  • Listening Test: three listening passages with ten multiple-choice items
  • Reading Test: two reading passages with ten multiple-choice items
  • General Test: 36 multiple-choice items testing vocabulary, grammar, and social language
  • Guidelines for scoring and placement
  • Optional Speaking Test: For programs that choose to administer a Speaking Test, there are two forms included. The test consists of an interview based on a picture. The Speaking Test takes five to ten minutes per student to administer.
The hybrid CDROM contains:
  • Four photocopiable forms of the test (Placement Tests A, B, C, and D)
  • Audio for the Listening Test
  • Detailed instructions for administering the Placement Test
  • Guidelines for scoring and placement
  • Audioscripts
  • Answer Keys
Each Placement Test consists of:
Online Resources & Support
Register to this Companion Website to access additional resources for teachers:
  • Connect with other Top Notch and Summit teachers and the authors to share ideas and contribute your views
  • Free downloadable resources
  • Get access to sample materials
  • Find correlations to international standards and exams
  • Get updates on author videos, podcasts, webinars and events


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