In this practical talk, Ethan Mansur will look at how the fourth edition of Ready for B2 First helps students progress in their development of the four skills – reading, writing, speaking and listening – regardless of whether or not they choose to sit the B2 First exam. He’ll explore how the course encourages students to be active participants, employing strategies to facilitate, monitor and evaluate their progress across the four skills.

Ethan Mansur is the author of the teacher’s books for the new 4th editions of Ready for B2 First and Ready for C1 Advanced. He currently teaches at International House Madrid, where over the years he has prepared dozens of students for the Cambridge exams. He has an MA in Applied Linguistics and TESOL from the University of Leicester.