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Textbooks for Japanese University Students.

Click the boxes for lists of course books from all publishers for teaching Japanese university classes.

Coursebooks
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Writing
Reading
Graded Readers
Discussion and Debate
Culture/Social Studies

List of ELT textbooks sorted by age and level

Click on or scan the QR code above to download a complete list of ELT textbooks sorted by age group and CEFR level, to help you find books suitable for your class.

A-Z pricelist of  ELT textbooks

Please click on or scan the QR code above to download a complete A-Z price list of textbooks, to confirm prices and help you order books.

Graded Readers

Click on or scan the QR code above, for a list of graded readers as a spreadsheet, with data such as levels and genre to help you select the best readers for your students.

Business,TOEIC textbooks & Versant for Japanese university students

Versant English test

Type: English test

Versant is a test of practical English skills. In contrast with traditional assessment tools, results are available within just a few minutes of test completion; the test itself can be taken using a Smartphone App or on a PC, at any time and in any place!

Think Big for Business 1,2

Type: 4 skills low level business English
CEFR: A2-B1

New 2 level course for Japanese university students, where business English is desired.

Widgets Inc 2nd edition & Widgets Case Studies

Type: AdultText
CEFR: B1

Widgets Inc.: A task-based course in workplace English 2nd Edition
Case studies in business innovation: Readings for discussion

Pass The TOEIC  Test  2nd Edition

Type: Exam TOEIC
CEFR: A1-C1

A comprehensive, authentic and up-to-date preparation course for the TOEIC.

New titles for Japanese university classes

Widgets Inc 2nd edition & Widgets Case Studies

Type: AdultText
CEFR: B1

Widgets Inc.: A task-based course in workplace English 2nd Edition
Case studies in business innovation: Readings for discussion

Talk a Ton

Type: AdultText
CEFR: A2

A brand new two level series for general English classes

Perceptia Online Learning Support (OLS) Access Card

Type: Card for access to Perceptia OLS content

The Perceptia Online Learning Support (OLS) Access Card provides access for one student to one title out of the Perceptia online range for up to one year.
The OLS package is specially tailored to integrate closely with the textbook, providing a wide range of additional practice in all four skills and vocabulary development.

Colour Your English!

Type: AdultText
CEFR: B1-B2

Colour Your English, This book offers a unique way of noticing, recording and activating useful collocations for general English classes.

Eat well! Pilot 4th Edition

Type: ESP
CEFR: B1

Eat Well 4th edition Use this book for, Nutrition classes, Food science classes, Medical, nursing, human science and agriculture majors.

Bedside Manner Intermediate Pilot Edition

Type: ESP
CEFR: B1

Bedside Manner Intermediate (Pilot version). For Health-related general English classes. Nursing, medical, health and welfare English classes.

Movie Time

Type: AdultText
CEFR: B1-B2

Movie Time is an exciting new textbook that explores cinematic history in a fun and engaging way while helping students to develop their English skills.

Responding to Readings Book One 2nd Edition

Type: SkillsReading
CEFR: B2

This textbook provides English language learners with interesting and understandable readings about life experiences.

Best-selling titles for Japanese university classes

Linguistic Soup Student Book 3rd Edition

Type:AdultCourse
CEFR: B2

An applied linguistics course for English as a second language classes, which integrates the content of teaching methodology and second language acquisition theories with task-based reading, writing, listening, speaking, and vocabulary exercises.

Escape the Classroom

Type: Communication textbook
CEFR: B1-C1

Innovative and motivating approach based on “escape rooms”. ELTons Finalist 2021.

Scraps 4th

Type: Communication
CEFR: Multi-level

Unique, personalised scrapbook approach, very popular with university students.

Out Front 6th

Type: Communication
CEFR: A2-B1

Long selling popular with university teachers and students.

Positively English

Type: Communication
CEFR: Multi-level

Speaking and communication, inspired by TPR story-telling, helps student output.

Nice to Meet You

Type: Speaking
CEFR: B1-B2

Speaking textbook in Japanese or English, specifically for Japanese university students.

Read to Write

Type: Writing
CEFR: A2-B1

Series of 4 writing books Read To Write, Read To Write Plus, Emails and Compositions. (Additional Writing Manuals).

The Sound of English

Type: Listening
CEFR: B1-B2

For Japanese university students.

The Reading Book

Type: Reading
CEFR: B1-B2

For Japanese university students. Includes a guidance on extensive reading for students.

The Environment Project

Type: Textbook/General English
CEFR: A2-B2

For reading and discussion classes with environmental focus.

Discover Conversation

Type: Communication
CEFR: A1-B1

Near authentic spoken conversations. Confidence building.

A Single Step to English Communication

Type: Communication
CEFR: A1-B1

Uses student selected content based on conversation topics chosen by Japanese university students. It includes realistic conversations using more than 25 different voice actors offering a wide variety of World Englishes.
The focus of the speaking activities is on skills that empower students.

Content Based English: Inspiring Solutions 2nd Edition

Type: AdultCourse
CEFR: B2

A four skills textbook with an emphasis on listening, reading, and critical thinking. Learners learn about and reflect on creative solutions to vexing global problems.

Around the World: Beginner Book 3rd Edition

Type: AdultCourse
CEFR: A2-B1

This is a truly international textbook and series! Students learn about the cultures and customs of various countries.

Suitcase

Type: Study abroad
CEFR: A2-B2

For university or high school students preparing for short-term study abroad.

Fun Chats

Type: AdultCourse
CEFR: A2

Fun Chats is a fun and topic-based approach to English conversation.
Each of the 16 units explores a single topic and allows students to learn through games,
activities, discussion questions, idioms, vocabulary, and natural English phrases.
The goal of this book is for students to have fun and be able to share their opinions in English confidently.

Helping Matters

Type: ESP
CEFR:A1-B2

University Social Work/Welfare and global issues, classes. ELTons Finalist 2021.

Flash on English series

Type: ESP
CEFR: A2-B2

Specific English course for various business fields.

Baseball English

Type: Adult Course
CEFR: B1

For adult and young adult courses where sport is of interest.

The Beautiful Game

Type: Adult Course
CEFR: B1

For adult and young adult courses where sport is of interest.

ACTivate

Type: Conversation
CEFR: A1-A2

A new dynamic low-level English conversation book, ideal for use in Japanese university classes.