For Teachers
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Building on the success of teenage appropriate topics, engaging authentic texts, integrated skills and interesting activities of the first edition, New Pulse now offers:

  • NEW Digital pack with short, sharp and meaningful videos adapted to the students’ level to catch their attention including:
    • Flipped classroom grammar presentations
    • Engaging documentaries
  • NEW Flexible materials which allow the teacher to cater for differentiated learning, levelling up the contents for stronger students and giving extra support to those looking for guidance.
  • NEW Authentic reading texts with varied comprehension work to encourage critical thinking, and an extensive vocabulary syllabus to prepare students for real-life use of English.
  • NEW Focus on life skills along with cultural and social awareness readings which prepare students to meet the challenges of life in the 21st Century.
  • NEW Scaffolded production tasks to support students, keeping them focused throughout and providing them with the sub skills they need to communicate successfully both in speaking and writing.
  • New Pulse Andalusia version available.


Flipped classroom approach by presenting grammar using videos which students can watch when they like, where they like and as often as they like.


Catherine McBeth is a freelance writer currently based in the Peak District. Having gained a degree in Spanish and French in 1992, she moved to Madrid and spent several years working as an English teacher and translator. She went on to write a range of materials for secondary English-language courses, including Macmillan’s Definitions and Upgrade for Bachillerato and Voices for ESO level. She is the author of the four-level secondary course Pulse and her latest course is NEW Pulse.



Ready for any scenario

The ways in which we teach and learn are continually evolving, making not just what we teach but how we teach more important than ever. In class, at home, or mixed modality, Macmillan can provide you with the 360º print, digital and service to meet your teaching needs.

Flexible learning solutions

Get the most out of your course with material that fits any teaching or learning scenario.

  • Classic print bookswith an integrated approach to the four skills.
  • Student’s eBook (levels 1 & 2)- your classic coursebook experience – in an intuitive projectable format with audio and video.
  • InteractiveDigital Student’s Books and Online Workbooks providing a rich, customisable learning experience – compatible with your school platform.
  • Student’s Resource Centre with interactive activities and multimedia content.
  • Online-offline Teacher’s Presentation Kit:
    Classroom Presentation Kit
    Additional resources
    CEFR Skills Exam Generator
  • Extra resources with Advantage.

First rate technical support

  • Digital welcome pack with quick-start online training + intuitive tutorial videos to get started with your new digital materials.
  • Support for multiple operating systems and devices.
  • Fast and friendly customer service via our free digital support phone-line with callback service + our FAQs website.

The Macmillan Promise

To help you teach confidently in any scenario, we provide ongoing professional development webinars, instructional videos and blogs on our website and via Advantage.

  • Online expert training in a wide range of teaching skills.
  • Rapid access to customised digital solutions for remote teaching.
  • Access to additional resources for use in class.



Unit Tour

Have a look at a unit of New Pulse to see how it can improve your classes.

Coursebook Resources

Additional resources to supplement your coursebook: videos, audio files, flashcards, worksheets… giving you endless options for adapting your classes to you and your students’ needs.

Resource Hub

A wealth of articles, videos, tips and practical classroom activities to give your classes that personal touch. Click below to see a sample of some of the tools you will have access to.

And much more…

Exclusive tools and resources to make the most of your classes and give you the support you need.