21st Century Communication is a four-level series that uses powerful ideas from TED Talks to teach learners to think critically and communicate effectively. Through authentic models of effective communication, students build fluency in the listening and speaking skills needed to achieve academic and personal success.
TED Talks are used to develop essential 21st century skills, including critical thinking, collaboration, and visual literacy.
Speaking, pronunciation, and presentation skills, inspired by TED speakers, prepare learners to speak confidently in any situation.
Extended listening based on real-world situations and TED Talks provide listening and note-taking practice.
Online Workbooks include the entire audio and video program, and automatically graded language practice activities - ideal for both hybrid and blended courses.
Jessica Williams is Professor of Linguistics at the University of Illinois at Chicago, where she teaches in the MA TESOL program. Her area of research is second language learning. She is the author of several ELT student books as well as professional reference books for ELT professionals.