News about The English Course

The English Company's online store is now available (28/1/2018)

Whether you are a student, teacher, school administrator, wholesaler, retailer, distributor, favoured teacher or agent, you can now order any of our products online using our online store available at store.thenglishcompany.jp. If you are a school administrator, wholesaler, retailer, distributor, favoured teacher or agent you can get a discount on the regular retail price if you enter the correct discount code. Please contact us to verify your eligibility for a discount and to obtain your special discount code.

Speaking Starter and Speaking Book 1 are now on sale at over 50% off (28/1/2018)

Speaking Starter and Speaking Book 1 are now over 50% off including sales tax (until further notice). To get this discount, you may need to place your order directly with us (although fulfillment may be made by our distributor). The price on the latest version of the order form or at the online store is the discounted price.

Let's not meet at the JALT National Conference in Tsukuba in November 2017 (16/11/2017)

Unfortunately, due to recent unforeseen circumstances we’ve had to cancel our trip to Tsukuba for the JALT National Conference. If you're going, we hope you have a good time there and that it’s useful for you.

The English Course - Discussion Book 1 is now available (27/3/2017)

The English Course - Discussion Book 1 is now available. This title is at a slightly easier level than Discussion Book 2. It is intended to promote critical thinking and extensive discussion about a variety of interesting issues. Each of the twelve units contains two sets of discussion questions, a conversational audio clip, reading and vocabulary activities and an end of unit task. If you would like to receive an inspection copy, please feel free to apply using button linked to the form at the bottom of this page.

Get a free DVD or CD set when you order one of our books. Offer ends 31/1/2018 (27/3/2017)

When you order anyone of our book titles you can receive either a DVD or CD set for use with that product. Speaking Starter and Speaking Book 1 are available with either a two DVD set or a CD set. Writing Book 1 has a two DVD set only. Discussion Book 1 and Discussion Book 2 both have one CD only. For those products that are relevant, we recommend all customers to use the DVD version if they have the appropriate equipment available to them in the classroom, as the DVDs feature video clips and other features not available on the CDs. To take advantage of this offer, you need to place your order directly with us (although fulfillment may be made by our distributor). This offer ends at midnight Japan Standard Time on 31 January 2018.

The English Course - Discussion Book 2 is now available (14/11/2015)

The English Course - Discussion Book 2 is now available. This title is the first in a series of three discussion books intended to promote critical thinking and extensive discussion about a variety of interesting and important issues. Each of the twelve units contains two sets of discussion questions, a lecture or conversation audio clip, reading and vocabulary activities and an end of unit task. If you would like to receive an inspection copy, please feel free to apply using button linked to the form at the bottom of this page.