The key features of the series are：
‧Life Skills：Higher-order skills such as critical thinking, organizational, and learning skills that students need in order to be successful in their professional, academic, and everyday lives.
‧Language sub-skills with tips to support the development of the four language skill
‧Step-by-Step approach to grammar with grammar sections that provide a clear focus on the meaning, form, and function of the language.
‧Focus on functional language that helps learners improve their fluency and speaking skills.
‧Independent learning features throughout the course such as Notice!, Reflect and How are you doing? boxes that encourage learners to analyze their own progress.
‧A range of video material and related worksheets that support the themes and key language from the Student's Book
‧Student's Book Pack：Print Student's Book + webcode access to Student's Resource Center including videos with downloadable worksheets and Class Audio MP3s
‧Student's Book Premium Pack：Print Student's Book + webcode access to Student's Resource Center and Online Workbook
‧Print Workbook + Audio CD pack (available with or without key)
‧Online Workbook：Booklet with webcode access to the Online Workbook
‧Teacher's Book Premium Pack：Print Teacher's Book with Class Audio CD + DVD + webcode access to Teacher's Resource Center, Online Workbook and Presentation Kit