Do you feel unprepared for everyday life in an English-speaking world? Then REAL READING is just what you need. You can develop the skills you need to read confidently at home, at work, travelling, studying or in social situations with English-speaking friends. Activities based around the themes of Social and Travel and Work and Study cover a range of everyday situations and really help you to understand the English you read in the world around you. Feel more confident reading in English. A range of tasks based on real-life situations and texts will give you confidence in any situation. Develop strategies for reading difficult texts. Learning tips throughout the book will help you develop the reading skills that you need. Check your progress. A unit-by-unit checklist, based on the ALTE Can-do statements, lets you see what you have learned - and feel proud of it! This book also gives you: - cultural notes, helping you to feel comfortable in the English-speaking world - the chance to take your learning off the page and into your daily life, through extra "real world" practice tasks. - extra tasks for pair and group work, giving you even more opportunities to get it right! Teachers can visit the dedicated website at www.cambridge.org/englishskills to access complete teaching notes.