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FAQs

Who is Essential Reading Second Edition for?

Essential Reading Second Edition is for young Asian adult learners who want to develop their reading skills in a systematic way.

What components are available?

Essential Reading Second Edition offers the following components:

• Student Book Levels 1 to 3

• Teacher’s File

• Teacher’s Presentation Kit

• Test Generator

• Course website (with extra resources and audio files to all reading passages and listening activities)

When is Essential Reading Second Edition available?

Student Books 1 and 2, and Teacher’s Presentation Kit Level 1 are now available. Student Book 3, Teacher’s Presentation Kit Levels 2 and 3, and Teacher’s File will be available in 2016, and Test Generator in early 2017.

How do I access the audio tracks?

In the Resource Centre you can access the audio by downloading the zip files for each level.

How do I access the wordlists?

In the Resource Centre you can access the wordlist for each level, and download them.

How long will my subscription last for?

Your subscription will last for four years from the day you activate your code.

How do I obtain my access code?

Please contact your local Macmillan office for more information.

Korea
Macmillan Korea Publishers Limited
Suite 1832, Gwanghwamun Officia, 163 Sinmunno 1-ga, Jongno-gu
Office Telephone: +82 2 723 8422
Office Email: korea.info@macmillan.com

Taiwan
Macmillan Taiwan Limited
11F-2, 83 Yenping South Road,
Office Telephone: +886 2 2388 3208
Office Email: taipei@macmillan.com

Japan
Macmillan Language House
Chiyoda Building 3/F, 2-37 Ichigaya-Tamachi, Shinjuku-ku
Office Telephone: +81 3 5227 3538
Office Email: elt@mlh.co.jp

Thailand
Macmillan Education Thailand
Gypsum Metropolitan Tower 15th Floor B, 539/2 Sri-Ayuttaya Road Ratchthevi
Office Telephone: +66 2 6424241
Office Email: info.thailand@macmillan.com

How do I activate my access code?

To activate your access code ensure that you have

- An active email account

- An Internet browser installed on your computer

- Your code for example: ER3216669561909.

Follow the below instructions:

1. Go to http://www.macmillanessentialreading2.com/

2. Click on “Activate Code”.

3. Enter your access code.

4. If you do not have an account, enter your details and click on “Continue”. You will then be able to log in.

5. If you already have an account, click on “Log in” and enter your existing login details. On the next screen you will be able to edit your details if you wish to do so.

How do I log into my account?

After activating your code you will be able to log into your account by following the below instructions:

1. Go to http://www.macmillanessentialreading2.com/

2. Click on “Log in”.

3. Enter your username and password.

4. Click on “Next”.

5. You will then be able to access your resources.

I have forgotten my username or password, what can I do?

If you have forgotten your username or password please follow the instructions below to request them:

Forgotten Password:

1. Go to “Log in”.

2. Click on "Forgot your username or password?"

3. Enter your username and email address.

4. You will then receive an email with your password.

If you have forgotten your username please contact us.

System requirements

Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10: CPU Speed (equivalent): Any 2GHz dual core processor.

Browser: IE9, 10, 11 / Firefox / Chrome.

Apple Macintosh OS 10.7, 10.8, 10.9, 10.10, 10.11: CPU Speed (equivalent): Any 2GHz dual core processor.
Browser: Safari 6, 7, 8, 9.

RAM: 1GB (32-bit), 2GB (64-bit), Display: 1024 x 768 pixels, 32-bit colour, Audio sound card.

Desktop system requirements for Teacher’s Presentation Kit

Windows 7 & 8, 8.1, 10: CPU Speed (equivalent): Any 2GHz dual core processor.
Browser: IE10, 11 / Firefox / Chrome* / Opera (*Chrome recommended).

Apple Macintosh OS 10.7, 10.8, 10.9, 10.10, 10.11: CPU Speed (equivalent): Any 2GHz dual core processor.
Browser: Safari 7, 8, 9.

RAM: 1GB (32-bit), 2GB (64-bit), Display: 1024 x 768 pixels, 32-bit colour, Audio sound card.