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Oxford University Press Announces Launch of New iBooks Textbooks for English Language Learning and International Baccalaureate
Jan 22 14
Oxford University Press announced the launch of 13 new iBooks Textbooks. Headway, Oxford's general English course for teenagers and adults that teachers trust, leads an impressive list of new iBooks Textbooks for students learning English as a foreign language or studying for the International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum. Created using iBooks Author, Oxford's new iBooks Textbooks take advantage of the unique interactive capabilities of iPad and Mac to enrich the learning experience for students. Oxford's 13 new iBooks Textbooks, which will launch at The Bett Show, London (22-25 January) include: Headway: the Headway iBooks Textbooks offer features that are great for in-class and home study with readily-accessible audio, interactive exercises, and easy access to the Headway iTutor; English for Football, a short, intensive course for students who want to communicate better in English in the world of football with a Foreword by Sir Alex Ferguson. The course covers important skills and terms that are used in football and includes profiles of international football players learning English; Eight new titles from the popular Oxford Read and Discover series which make learning English through other subjects exciting. Stunning photos, informative videos, audio, and interactive exercises make it fun to learn about topics such as Incredible Earth, Animals in the Air, and Life in Rainforests; IB Theory and Knowledge and IB Economics, two Course Books for the IB add handy revision checklists, callouts, and enlargeable swipe-friendly photos and diagrams to the iBooks Textbooks versions. With content that has been created hand-in-hand with the IB to ensure the closest match to the IB syllabuses and philosophy, these are resources that truly capture the IB spirit while optimising technology. The Oxford University Press' range of iBooks Textbooks are now available on the iBook Store on iPad, Mac.