Market Leader 3rd Edition Extra is a five-level English course for students who want to learn English and learn about business, and for business people who want to advance their careers.
David Falvey, Simon Kent, David Cotton, Iwonna Dubicka, Margaret O’Keeffe
Level: From Beginner to Advanced
Market Leader - Elementary
Market Leader - Pre-Intermediate
Market Leader - Intermediate
Market Leader - Upper Intermediate
Market Leader - Advanced
The leading Business English series on the market!
Market Leader 3rd Edition Extra develops confident, fluent speakers who can successfully use English in a work environment.
- A five-level course for young adults and adult professionals
- Contemporary material with Financial Times content in every unit
- Takes students from CEFR A1 to C2
It has been developed in association with the Financial Times, one of the leading sources of business information in the world. Financial Times material introduces students to topical business issues and builds the professional language and communication skills required for the modern world of business.
Teach students real english in a business environment
Financial Times articles and practice exercises help students develop English for business.
Topics such as buying and selling, mergers and acquisitions, people skills, marketing and human resources expose students to the practicalities of business.
Consultant case studies help students learn general business practices while improving their English.
Help students achieve their goals
The English that students learn is practical for both working in business and further study at university level. Interviews, case studies and Financial Times content bring the real world of business into the classroom and motivate students with an interest in business.
Market Leader Extra with business skills lessons and self-assessment
Extra builds on Market Leader 3rd Edition by providing new Business Skills lessons that offer the learner a task-based, integrated skills approach to the development of core business skills such as Presentations, Negotiations, Meetings and Small Talk.
These lessons appear at the end of every three units and incorporate performance review, suggestions for professional development and goal setting. They are based on the Global Scale of English Learning Objectives for Professional English. These objectives are signposted at the top of each new lesson in the Student’s Book and the carefully scaffolded activities are crafted around each objective, creating a clear sense of direction and progression in a learning environment where learners can reflect on their achievement at the end of the lesson.
David Falvey studied Politics, Philosophy and Economics at the University of Oxford and did his MA in TEFL at the University of Birmingham. He has lived in Africa and the Middle East and has teaching, training and managerial experience in the UK and Asia, including working as a teacher trainer at the British Council in Tokyo. He was previously Head of the English Language Centre at London Metropolitan University. David is co-author of the successful business English course Market Leader.
Simon Kent studied History at the University of Sheffield, and has an M.A. in History and Cultural Studies. He has over 25 years’ teaching experience, including three years as an in-company trainer in Berlin at the time of German reunification. He has spent the majority of his career in higher education in the UK where he has taught on and directed programmes of business, general and academic English.
David Cotton studied Economics at the University of Reading and did an MA in French Language and Literature at the University of Toronto. He has over 44 years teaching and training experience, and is co-author of the successful Market Leader and Business Class course books. He has taught in Canada, France and England, and has been visiting lecturer in many universities overseas. Previously, he was Senior Lecturer at London Metropolitan University. He frequently gives talks at EFL conferences.
Iwonna Dubicka has over 15 years’ experience as a Business English trainer, including teacher training and six years as Director of Studies of English at In Company Languages in Barcelona. She has also worked as an online tutor for the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Catalonia’s Open University. She is the co-author of various English language titles together with Margaret O’Keeffe, including English for International Tourism Pre-Intermediate and the new Advanced level of the successful Market Leader (Pearson).
Margaret O’Keeffe is a freelance writer, teacher and course designer specializing in Business English and ESP. Based in Barcelona since 1991, she has written online English language materials for the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya in Spain and is an online tutor with the university. She is co-author of English for International Tourism (Pre-Intermediate) and she has recently written the Market Leader Advanced course book along with Iwonna Dubicka. When she isn’t working, she enjoys cycling in the hills.