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What is Poptropica english?

Welcome to Poptropica English, a six level primary English series that engages young learners like never before. The unique combination of beautiful in-class materials and fun-filled online activities, songs and games, creates a world of excitement and adventure that kids won't want to leave.

  • Empowers students, putting them at the heart of the learning experience
  • Engages learners, sparking imaginations through captivating characters and online adventures
  • Evaluates student performance through integrated formative assessment
  • Elevates learning to a whole new level to gets results

Poptropica English makes learning English an unforgettable adventure!

  • 6-level course for primary school students
  • For 6 to 12 year-olds
  • Takes students from CEFR A1 to A2+

Levels and Islands


Student Book

Includes materials to effectively present and practice the target language. It introduces new language in lively and engaging contexts. A wide variety of practice tasks lead from controlled language activities to production and personalization activities. Each unit includes listening, speaking, reading and writing activities, ensuring that students develop their skills and are able to practice new language in a broad range of contexts. Additionally, the Student Book contains songs, chants, stories, games, listening and reading texts and communicative activities to ensure lessons are varied, motivating and effective.

It is organized as follows:

Poptropica English World Access for Students

Workbook with Audio CD

Teacher's Edition

Class Audio CDs


Picture Cards

Why choose Poptropica English?

I want to make the experience for learning English fun for my students.

Poptropica English is a groundbreaking blended learning course that makes learning English an exciting and engaging experience through stories, adventures and quests with fun, exciting characters to keep children motivated and engaged.

I want my students to be able to practice English outside the classroom.

The unique Poptropica English World allows students to review what they have learned in class in a fun online digital environment with familiar characters from their books. Learning is extended beyond the classroom for students to have more exposure to English.

I'd like to be able to identify each individual student's strengths and weaknesses to remediate or challenge as needed to keep students
on track.

Assessment for Learning incorporated in every unit is straightforward for all teachers to easily implement. Excellent reporting tools in the Poptropica English World provide a quick and easy-to-understand overview of each student's strengths and weaknesses.

I don't have much experience in teaching English and don't have time to prepare
for class.

Poptropica English is based on a tried and true pedagogy that is easy to teach and get good results, even for the most inexperienced teachers. The Teacher's Edition has teaching notes, guidance and will be your best partner in the classroom.


Series Advisor: David Nunan

David Nunan is the Founding Professor of Applied Linguistics at the University of Hong Kong and President Emeritus of Anaheim University in California. He is a former President of TESOL and serves on the Executive Committee of TIRF, The International Research Foundation for Language Education. He has written over thirty academic books on curriculum development and classroom research. As the largest-selling textbook author in the world, he travels to present in Asia, Latin America, and Europe. David is the 2015 James E. Alatis Award for his outstanding and extended service to TESOL.

Try Poptropica English

Choose the level that you are interested in, then choose the type of sample you would like to try.

Poptropica English World

Poptropica English offers a unique, first-of-its-kind component, Poptropica English World.

A safe, engaging and highly-motivating environment where students meet the characters from the Student Book plus a host of other exciting characters and follow them on an adventure.

Students will engage in safe "closed-chat" dialogues with the characters they meet and will practice target language from the units. They will also follow instructions to help them solve puzzles and learn supplementary language along the way.

For students

  • The Island Adventure Game gives students an interactive online experience where they learn through play and absorb English without even realizing it!
  • A range of new homework activities and games for which students earn coins that can then be used to "buy" items for their avatars.
  • Share rewards with the class to incorporate social elements — it's not strictly an online tool.
  • A highly visual performance overview encourages them to evaluate and direct their learning.

For teachers

  • Easy-to-use Learning Management System allows you to manage classes and view performance with a click of a button
  • Presentation tool for Interactive Whiteboard with all core content organized into lessons
  • Assignable homework activities
  • Simple messaging system to communicate with parents

For parents

  • An at-a-glance overview of the child's progress
  • a simple messaging system to communicate with teachers

Perfect Partners

Pearson English Kids Readers
More fun materials for your students to interact with the characters and practice their English!

Why choose Pearson?


We love what we do in English Language Teaching (ELT) at Pearson, because we get to work in lots of different types of classrooms around the world. Every day we look at ways of combining content, assessment, technology and services to help teachers and students across the world teach, learn and practise their English skills, making us the world's leading education company.

We believe in all kinds of learning, delivered at any time, in any place through materials of the highest quality, enabling you to achieve your English learning and teaching goals.