In Company Second Edition

In Company has established itself as the English course for professionals because of its immediate results through topic-based content, active skills, and real-world tasks that are instantly relevant to everyday business life development.

‘Thank you very much for such a wonderful book as In Company’ Natalia Utnasina, St Petersburg, Russia. Natalia has been teaching for over 8 years.

In Company Second Edition builds on the success of the original but is now updated and improved with a host of new features.

(Scroll down for downloadable sample units to try in your classroom)


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Key Features

  • Phrase banks for reference and revision (Student's Book)
  • More case studies (Student's Book)
  • Clearly defined topic- or skills-based units (Student's Book)
  • A variety of global accents (Class Audio)
  • Tips for 1:1 teaching (Teacher's Book)
  • Interactive glossary and class audio as an MP3 download (Student's Book CD-ROM)
  • Photocopiable case studies for all levels (In Company Case Studies)

What has made In Company such a success?

Stand-alone, fast-track units to competence in a particular skill that business professionals will meet in their everyday working life.

Entertaining, relevant and provoking topics and texts have been chosen to contextualise key target language.

Real-world tasks encourage learners to sharpen their communication skills and draw on their own experiences at work, while a great deal of attention is devoted to helping learners boost lexical range.

Grammar in introduced in a practical business context and is now incorporated into the relevant unit along with the Workbook sections.

Each student has a CD-ROM that accompanies the Student’s Book:

  • This is ideal for businessmen and women who are constantly on the move.
  • Linked in topic and language to the Student’s Book, it provides further grammar and lexis practice.
  • In addition to this the clase audio is available as an MP3 download – this means students have constant access to listening activities – often one of the hardest areas for business students.
  • The interactive glossary makes an ideal on-the-go reference compendium of the vocabulary students will come across throughout the course and in their professional lives.

In Company Second Edition is also supported by a Macmillan Practice Online course with over 100 interactive language practice activities.

Not sure what’s changed? Check out this page for a clear ‘What’s new and why?’ overview. Still using the original edition? Looking for resources? This page will take you to the In Company Original Edition

Still not convinced? Check out what other teachers have to say about In Company



  • Download sample units and the scope and sequence from different levels of Second Edition In Company and try them out with your students:

  • In Company Elementary - Scope and Sequence..pdf
  • In Company Elementary - Unit 1 - Student's Book.pdf
  • In Company Elementary - Unit 1 - Teacher's Book.pdf
  • In Company Pre-Intermediate Scope and Sequence.pdf
  • In Company Pre-intermediate - Unit 14 - Student's Book.pdf
  • In Company Pre-intermediate - Unit 14 - Teacher's Book.pdf
  • In Company Pre- Int - UNIT 14 PETE SHARMA LESSON PLAN .pdf
  • In Company Intermediate - Scope and Sequence.pdf
  • In Company Intermediate - Unit 3 - Student's Book.pdf
  • In Company Upper Intermediate - Scope and Sequence.pdf
  • In Company Upper Intermediate - Unit 1 - Student's Book.pdf
  • Download sample audio tracks to accompany your sample pdf units:

  • Elementary Unit 1 Track 15.mp3
  • Elementary Unit 1 Track 14.mp3
  • Elementary Unit 1 Track 13.mp3
  • Elementary Unit 1 Track 12.mp3
  • Elementary Unit 1 Track 11.mp3
  • Elementary Unit 1 Track 10.mp3
  • Elementary Unit 1 Track 09.mp3
  • Elementary Unit 1 Track 08.mp3
  • Elementary Unit 1 Track 07.mp3
  • Elementary Unit 1 Track 06.mp3
  • Elementary Unit 1 Track 05.mp3
  • Elementary Unit 1 Track 04.mp3
  • Elementary Unit 1 Track 03.mp3
  • Elementary Unit 1 Track 02.mp3
  • Elementary Unit 1 Track 01.mp3
  • Elementary Unit 1 Track 16.mp3
  • Pre-Intermediate Unit 14 - Track14.mp3
  • Pre-Intermediate Unit 14 - Track15.mp3
  • Pre-Intermediate Unit 14 - Track16.mp3
  • Pre-Intermediate Unit 14- Track17.mp3
  • Pre-Intermediate Unit 14 - Track18.mp3
  • Intermediate Unit 3 Track12.mp3
  • Intermediate Unit 3 Track13.mp3
  • Intermediate Unit 3 Track14.mp3
  • Intermediate Unit 3 Track15.mp3
  • Intermediate Unit 3 Track16.mp3
  • Intermediate Unit 3 Track17.mp3
  • Intermediate Unit 3 Track18.mp3
  • Intermediate Unit 3 Track19.mp3
  • Intermediate Unit 3 Track20.mp3
  • Upper Intermediate Unit 1 Track 01.mp3
  • Upper Intermediate Unit 1 Track 02.mp3
  • Upper Intermediate Unit 1 Track 03.mp3
  • Upper Intermediate Unit 1 Track 04.mp3
  • Upper Intermediate Unit 1 Track 05.mp3