English for Secondary Schools, Student's Book One, is written as a course book for Tanzania Secondary Schools. It is the second in the series. The book is in line with the English Syllabus (2005) for secondary schools. It emphasizes communicative language teaching focusing on language use rather than language description. The book comprises eleven chapters. Each chapter covers one main topic in the syllabus. Key features of the book include communicative activities such as dialogues, short stories, poems and games intended to elicit language from students.
English language teachers will need supplementary materials such as readers and teaching aids of various types to complement their teaching. Students are advised to use the course book effectively. They should also read intensively and extensively in order to promote their language growth and proficiency.