When you choose a coursebook for your school you certainly look for well-known name in publishing. Pearson Education – Longman is certainly one of those. In spite of not being a university Pearson Education built its name and is now the world’s leading education business, helping teachers teach and students learn at every stage and in every part of the world.
In 1755 Longman set publishing standards with Dr Samuel Johnson’s ground-breaking Dictionary of the English Language. This innovation was followed in 1852 by another, Roget’s Thesaurus, the first ever creative word finder. Then came Michael West’s New Method English Readers in the 1920s, the very first books to be written specifically for foreign learners of English. The first English Language Teaching coursebook that became a worldwide bestseller, Essential English, by Charles Eckersley, was published by Longman in 1940. Longman has a tradition of innovation and is dedicated to the benefits that are offered by new technology. So if you want to be among the best keep on sailing with Longman!
Don’t forget that Longman staff regularly run EFL conferences, seminars, workshops and give extra material for classroom use.