Provides extra practice at the most basic level in reading, writing, grammar, punctuation, spelling and vocabulary development. Develops literacy skills by complementing and consolidating what has been covered in the Student Books. Gradually increases students' confidence through straightforward, manageable tasks. Provides simple definitions of language terms and summarise the key points students need to understand in Remember boxes. Can be written in by students - allowing you to keep them as evidence of achievement. English Matters 1 is ideal for students at NC Level 2, aspiring to Level 3.