Tangram current is the revised edition of Tangram and is based precisely on the requirements of the reference framework. The textbook leads to the Start Deutsch 1 and Start Deutsch 2 exams as well as the German certificate. Target group: Adults and adolescents from the age of 16 in all elementary level courses (A1-B1) worldwide. Learning objective: Tangram currently leads to levels A1, A2 and B1 and prepares you specifically for the exams (Start German 1 and 2 or Certificate German). Learners with Tangram current are quickly able to use the German language actively and creatively. This achieves key objectives of the Common European Framework of Reference: communicative competence and linguistic ability to act. Structure: Tangram aktuell is a textbook in six volumes. The workbook and the CD for the workbook are both integrated into the course book. Each volume contains material for approx. 50-80 teaching units. There is also Tangram Z with material for 80-120 teaching units especially for certificate preparation.Conception: The proven concept in the course book is retained: Authentic listening and reading texts as well as diverse exercises are based on lively everyday language and challenge creative engagement with the content. Strategies for all skills (listening, reading, speaking, writing) are taught right from the start.New grammatical phenomena are worked out according to the principle of guided self-discovery: The learners are enabled to reflect on and to develop linguistic structures themselves the learner is built from the start through a mix of imitative, cognitive and communicative elements. Songs, raps and rhymes train pronunciation and intonation in a creative and playful way. The workbook presents itself with a new concept: It contains a broad spectrum of structural and vocabulary exercises as well as communicative-creative tasks for the exercise phases in the classroom and independent work at home. Tests and self-evaluation according to the optional descriptions of the frame of reference enable regular and independent monitoring of the learning progress. At the end of the lesson there is an overview of the learning vocabulary for targeted vocabulary training. The clear and clear grammar display in Tangram current enables learners to quickly orientate themselves through the already learned material.