With a new component array and strong digital support, the new edition of Close up has been fully updated to be in line with the new First for Schools 2015 specifications. Close up is still as interesting, topical and up to date as ever with spectacular National Geographic photography and facts that have been carefully selected to appeal to the inquisitive minds of young teenagers.
Katrina Gormley is a freelance ELT writer and editor who is currently based in Nafplio, Greece. She holds a BA Hons degree in Spanish from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow and an MA Ed from the Open University, Milton Keynes. Her career began as an EFL teacher in 1991 and she taught in Spain, the UK and in Greece at all levels. She has also been an examiner for the Michigan ECCE since 2001. It was in 2001 that she became involved in ELT publishing and is dedicated to creating quality materials for language learners.