NEW HIGH UP
New High Up is the newest edition of the High Up series, a great success among high school students. Including contemporary and relevant topics for young adults, it encourages students’ contact with real-world English through authentic texts and audio from various genres. The teaching of grammar and vocabulary is carried out in an inductive manner, inviting students to interpret texts and reflect upon concepts that will be useful in their academic and professional lives. This new edition in a single volume also includes new digital components, additional audio to improve pronunciation and master fluency, and new sections focused on preparing students for the Enem exam.
Reinildes Dias holds a Ph.D. degree in Educational Technology from Canada’s Concordia University. As a member of the post-graduate program at FALE, UFMG, she carries out studies related to language and digital technologies. She supervises academic work that is mainly oriented to teacher education in the context of Brazilian public schools. Her goal is to empower English teachers to respond to literacy pedagogy in their teaching. She is often invited to give workshops and plenary lectures in conferences all over the country. She was a consultant to the SEE-MG for a long time.
Leina Jucá holds a Ph.D. degree in Linguistic and Literary Studies in English from Universidade de São Paulo (USP). As an adjunct professor at the Universidade Federal de Ouro Preto (UFOP), she teaches English, supervises internship work and carries out studies related to language teacher education and teaching material development. At UFOP, Leina also coordinates a study group entitled Grupo de Estudos sobre Aprendizagem da Docência (GEAD), which is dedicated to study the connections between teacher education and language teaching and the theories related to new literacies, critical literacy, post-colonial studies, history, ethics and power.
Raquel Faria is graduated from UFMG and has a master’s degree in Applied Linguistics from the same Institution. She teaches English to high school and undergraduate students at IFMG, where she is also a coordinator and develops extension courses. Raquel has been a teacher for over 25 years and has taught from preschool to teacher education programs. Her main interests are material development, language assessment and the use of technology in language teaching and learning.