Using Pearson ELT Student and Teacher eTexts
on 30 September 2015 03:28 PM

Pearson ELT eText

About | System Requirements | Registering Your Access Code | Accessing Your eText Bookshelf | Downloading eText Apps | Videos


Your English course in eText format gives you a great learning experience online or on a tablet. eText brings the Students' Book, Workbook or Activity Book to life on your preferred device, with integrated media.

System Requirements

Note: These are the environments on which eText is officially supported.  eText may, however, operate correctly using other versions of operating systems and browser and with other configurations.

Windows Requirements

  • Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10
  • Intel® Pentium® II 450 MHz or faster processor (or equivalent)
  • Supported browsers: IE 9.0, IE 10 (Desktop Version), Chrome 27 or higher, and Firefox 21 or higher

Macintosh Requirements

  • OS X version 10.6.x, 10.7.x, 10.8.x
  • Intel Processor
  • Supported browsers: Safari 5.1, Safari 6, Firefox 21 or higher
  • Minimum desktop screen resolution: 1024 x 786


  • 256 MB or higher RAM
  • 20 MB hard drive space
  • Minimum desktop screen resolution: 1024 x 786

*One-finger and two-finger swipe gestures are not supported


  • OS 19 or higher
  • Note: there is no CD ROM support for Chromebook.

Other Requirements

  • Adobe Flash Player 11.2 or higher

iPad Requirements v1.3

  • iPad1, iPad2, iPad3, iPad4 or iPad mini
  • iOS5 or higher

Android Requirements v1.3

  • Android 7" and 10" tablets
  • OS v4.0 or higher
  • Accessible via Google Play only


Registering Your Access Code

Accessing Your eText Bookshelf

  • Have you already registered your access code?
    View bookshelf

Downloading eText Apps


Whether you're a student or teacher, we have created four short, simple videos to help you get started with Pearson ELT eTexts. 

  1. Redeem an eText access code
    Shows teachers and students how to redeem an eText access code online.
  2. Download your eText app
    Demonstrates how to download the Android and iOS eText app to a device.
  3. eText class setup and shared notes
    Shows teachers how to set up a class in a MyEnglishLab-linked eText and a stand-alone eText, and how they can share notes with their students within their eTexts.
  4. eText features demonstration
    A quick guide to the features you'll find in enhanced eTexts, including student Study Groups. 

Download the eText Product Presentation

For a quick summary of what eText can do and the Pearson ELT products that have eTexts, have a look at our product presentation. The PDF presentation can be downloaded below.

Get help

Still not finding what you need? The eText platform has a detailed help site, which you can visit at any time to find answers.
If you'd like to speak to someone in person, please contact technical support in your region.

 etext presentation.pdf (1.85 MB)
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