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REMEMBER: You have to write a book review every term of the course. The deadline for the first term is the first day after the Christmas holidays.FIND OUT HOW TO WRITE A BOOK REVIEW CLICKING ON THE WORD FILE. If you need an example, click here.


Unit 1

1A: Food: fuel or pleasure?

  • Vocabulary: food
Listen to a father and his daughter talking about breakfast
Can you bake cookies? Listen to the recipe!
Do you eat junk food? Find out what people say clicking on this listening activity!
Find out about the typical English Breakfast listening to the audio file and reading the script
Read a text and do a comprehension activity.

  • Grammar: present simple and present continuous

DO YOU REMEMBER PRESENT SIMPLE?

http://www.mansioningles.com/gram39.htm
http://www.languageguide.org/english/grammar/esp/part1/simple_present.jsp
Watch this page and the video for a grammar explanation:
http://www.learnamericanenglishonline.com/Blue%20Level/B7%20Present%20Tense.html
Third person singular:
http://www.ompersonal.com.ar/ELEMENTARY/unit8/page2.htm
http://web2.uvcs.uvic.ca/elc/studyzone/330/grammar/pres1.htm
http://usuarios.lycos.es/englishweb/gramatica/PresSimpleAffirm1.htm
http://usuarios.lycos.es/englishweb/gramatica/PresSimpleNegat1.htm
http://www.ompersonal.com.ar/ELEMENTARY/unit8/page5.htm
http://www.fortunecity.com/bally/durrus/153/gramex02.html
http://www.members.iinet.net.au/~adelegc/grammar/present_simple/pres_simple4.html
http://www.members.iinet.net.au/~adelegc/grammar/present_simple/pres_sim_quests1.html

FREQUENCY ADVERBS:
Explicación en español:
http://www.ompersonal.com.ar/ELEMENTARY/unit11/page5.htm
Watch the videos
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3jd9vTwV3lU
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cg_zWwye5UU&feature=related frequency adverbs, time, dates, etc
http://www.eflnet.com/grammar/advfreq2.php
http://www.oup.com/elt/global/products/inenglish/elementary/a_grammar/ine_elementary_grammar11/
http://www.imparareinglese.co.uk/esercizi_inglese/adverbs_of_frequency.html
http://perso.wanadoo.es/autoenglish/gr.frequ.i.htm



DO YOU REMEMBER PRESENT CONTINUOUS?

http://www.learnamericanenglishonline.com/Blue%20Level/B8%20Present%20Continuous.html
http://www.languageguide.org/english/grammar/esp/part1/present_progressive.jsp
http://www.ompersonal.com.ar/ELEMENTARY/unit6/page1.htm Adding -ing
http://www.theyellowpencil.com/gramacontinuo.htm
http://pagesperso-orange.fr/raud.dugal/beginners/the%202%20presents/exercise2.htm
http://www.pumpkinandcompany.com/PAC/Kids-activ-games_Gquiz_Prsntcont1-5e.htm
http://web2.uvcs.uvic.ca/elc/studyzone/330/grammar/pcontnq2.htm


  • Grammar: action and non-action verbs (dynamic and state verbs, too)


Learn the grammar point.
Do some activities now!
More activities:
http://www.mansioningles.com/gram39.htm
http://www.members.iinet.net.au/~adelegc/grammar/pres_cont/pres_simple_cont.html
http://www.englisch-hilfen.de/en/exercises/tenses/simple_present_progressive.htm
http://www.englisch-hilfen.de/en/exercises/tenses/simple_present_progressive2.htm
http://odl.vwv.at/english/odlres/res8/Grammar/grammar_exercises/tenses/present/present1.htm
http://www.e-anglais.com/exercices/present.php
http://www.mansioningles.com/gram39_ej1.htm
http://www.mansioningles.com/nc_lec15_5.htm
http://www.mansioningles.com/nc_lec15_6.htm
http://www.learn-english-online.org/Lesson14/TestIt/PSvsPC.htm


FUN
Find out how many calories fast food has just playing a funny game.
Watch Mr Bean preparing a sandwich! I just can´t stop laughing!

ADVANCED reading: I found this long article about diets. It´s really interesting but read it only if you like the topic because it contains a lot of new words.

1B: Are you a cheat?

  • GRAMMAR: Past simple
To be (past)
http://www.members.iinet.net.au/~adelegc/grammar/past_tense/was_were.html
http://www.carmenlu.com/first/grammar/pastbe1_1.htm
http://www.ego4u.com/en/cram-up/grammar/simple-past/exercises?03
http://www.usingenglish.com/quizzes/77.html
http://esl.about.com/library/beginnercourse/bl_beginner_course_was.htm

Regular verbs
http://www.members.iinet.net.au/~adelegc/grammar/past_tense/past_regular.html
http://web2.uvcs.uvic.ca/elc/studyzone/330/grammar/pasted1.htm
http://members.iinet.net.au/~adelegc/grammar/past_tense/past_regular.html
Pronunciation of regular verbs

Irregular verbs
http://www.english-4u.de/iv_quiz1.htm
http://www.bradleys-english-school.com/online/jigword/jigpast1.html
http://www2.college-em.qc.ca/prof/epritchard/beardysg.htm

Regular and irregular verbs
http://www.better-english.com/grammar/past5.htm
http://www.pumpkinandcompany.com/PAC/Kids-activ-games_Gquiz3e_PastSimple1.htm
http://www2.college-em.qc.ca/prof/epritchard/regirreg.html
http://www2.college-em.qc.ca/prof/epritchard/historyf.htm
http://www2.college-em.qc.ca/prof/epritchard/partypqf.htm Past tense questions
http://www.englisch-hilfen.de/en/exercises/tenses/simple_past_mix.htm Questions
http://www.english-4u.de/past_tense_ex4.htm

  • GRAMMAR: Past continuous


http://www.angelfire.com/wi3/englishcorner/grammar/Interactive/pasprg1.html
http://www.angelfire.com/wi3/englishcorner/grammar/Interactive/pasprg2.html
http://perso.wanadoo.es/autoenglish/gr.pascon.i.htm
  • GRAMMAR: Past perfect



http://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/en/grammar-explained/past-perfect-0

  • GRAMMAR: Difference between past simple, past continuous and past perfect



http://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/en/grammar-exercises/past-continuous-and-past-simple

http://perso.wanadoo.es/autoenglish/gr.pastperf.i.htm

  • VOCABULARY: Sport
Check the names of Olympic sports
Listening game: Can you indentifiy the sport? Play
My favourite sport: Listen
A healthy lifestyle. Click here to listen again and do the vocabulary and post-listening exercises.
Listening activity: olympic sports
Listening activity: outdoor exercise


1C: Family guy

  • GRAMMAR: Future tenses
Present continuous used to talk about the future (NEW ACTIVITIES ADDED)
http://www.learnenglish.de/grammar/tenseprescontfut.htm
Download grammar activity
Grammar activity key
Read and listen to Laura's diary: what is she doing on Monday?

Going to
http://www.ompersonal.com.ar/omgrammar/goingto.htm
http://saberingles.com.ar/curso/lesson11/04.html
http://www.learnamericanenglishonline.com/Red%20Level/R12%20Future%20Tense%20going%20to.html
What are they going to do? Read and choose the correct answer
Plans
http://www.oup.com/elt/global/products/englishfile/elementary/a_grammar/file07/grammar07_c01/
http://www.oup.com/elt/global/products/englishfile/elementary/a_grammar/file07/grammar07_c02/
Predictions
http://www.oup.com/elt/global/products/englishfile/elementary/a_grammar/file07/grammar07_d01/
http://www.oup.com/elt/global/products/englishfile/elementary/a_grammar/file07/grammar07_d02/
More exercises
http://eruditecafe.net/bookex/goingtoAA.php
http://saberingles.com.ar/curso/lesson11/05.html
http://www.autoenglish.org/going.htm
  • VOCABULARY: Family
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http://www.members.iinet.net.au/~adelegc/vocab/family/family1.html
http://www.members.iinet.net.au/~adelegc/vocab/family/family7.html
http://www.wsl.edu.pl/~azetka/family_pairs.htm
http://www.learnenglish.org.uk/words/activities/family.html
http://www.sofaschool.com/gapfill.php?gappa_id=192
http://www.prof2000.pt/users/tereza_n/family.htm

Vocabulary: Personality adjectives
http://www.esolcourses.com/content/vocabulary/adjectives/personality-adjectives-crossword.html
http://www.esolcourses.com/content/exercises/wordsearch/adjectives/personality-adjectives-word-search.html
http://www.esolcourses.com/content/exercises/grammar/adjectives/personality/synonyms/adjectives-describing-personality.html
http://www.esolcourses.com/content/exercises/grammar/adjectives/personality/antonyms/adjective-opposites-personality.html

WRITING: A personal description


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REVISION: PAGES 18 AND 19 OF STUDENT´S BOOK
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Listening activities audios:
- 1.18.mp3

- 1.19.mp3

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Unit 2

2A KA-CHING!

Listen to the song and learn the vocabulary:


What do you spend your money on? Listen and check!
Are credit cards good? Listen and think about it!

WHAT IS PRESENT PERFECT?


Do some grammar activities

PRESENT PERFECT OR PAST SIMPLE?


2B: I´VE BEEN STUDYING... IN BEIRUT!


PRESENT PERFECT CONTINUOUS


http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/radio/specials/1313_gramchallenge28/


REVISION

Practise your oral exam skills: lists of questions (choose a unit topic and speak English for 2-3 minutes)
Learn useful phrases for conversation (choose low intermediate ones)
Do some listening activities (choose medium level)
Read texts and check comprehension
Some more texts (choose intermediate level)

2C: TRAVELLING PROBLEMS!

GRAMMAR
Learn to compare things!
http://www.theyellowpencil.com/gramacomparativos.html
http://www.learnamericanenglishonline.com/Yellow%20Level/Y6%20Comparatives.html
Now, you can do some exercises:
http://a4esl.org/q/h/vm/compsup.html
http://www.members.iinet.net.au/~adelegc/grammar/comparatives/comparatives1.html
http://www.members.iinet.net.au/~adelegc/grammar/comparatives/comparatives2.html
http://www.tolearnenglish.com/exercises/exercise-english-2/exercise-english-1269.php
http://englishexercises.itgo.com/yyadjective1.html
http://web2.uvcs.uvic.ca/elc/studyzone/330/grammar/regcom2.htm
http://www.esl-lounge.com/student/grammar/1g9-comparative-superlative-gapfill.php
http://www.english-zone.com/spelling/compsup1.html
http://depts.gallaudet.edu/esl/compsuperl.htm
http://www.sofaschool.com/gapfill.php?gappa_id=56
http://www.saywhatesl.com/quizes/Comparatives_mx.htm
Superlatives
http://www.learnamericanenglishonline.com/Yellow%20Level/Y7%20Superlatives.html
http://www.saywhatesl.com/quizes/Superlatives_mx.htm
http://www.eclecticenglish.com/quizzes/SuperlativeQuiz/superlativeQuiz.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/apps/ifl/worldservice/quiznet/quizengine?ContentType=text/html;quiz=1114_biggest
Reading activity: who are the richest people in the world?
http://www.amalnet.k12.il/meida/english/engi2089.htm

VOCABULARY: TRAVELLING
http://www.tefl.net/esl-lesson-plans/TBW_Transport_Vocabulary.pdf

Unit 3

3A Mobile phones and good manners

GRAMMAR
Modals of obligation
http://www.tolearnenglish.com/exercises/exercise-english-2/exercise-english-67368.php
http://www.better-english.com/grammar/mustnt.htm

VOCABULARY
Mobile phones
http://www.learnenglishfeelgood.com/vocabulary/lefg1_vocabulary29.html

3B He looks nice: he must be a teacher!


GRAMMAR
Modals of probability
http://esl.about.com/library/grammar/blmodalprob.htm

VOCABULARY: Description
Basic vocabulary
Game that teaches you how to describe a person
Listening activity
Listen to a description and draw a face
Listening activity II
Listening activity III
Appearance or personality?
http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/radio/specials/1445_gramchallenge21/
http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/practise-listening/face-match
http://www.elllo.org/games/games/15-LG-GuessGuy.htm

http://www.elllo.org/games/games/16-LG-GuessGirl.htm

http://www.elllo.org/games/games/05-LG-Hair.htm

3C Would you be able to do it?

GRAMMAR
Modals of possibility
http://www.englishclub.com/grammar/verbs-modals_can.htm
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pKqClAjy4DY&feature=related

VOCABULARY
ED OR ING?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lLA4SrKYMkY


REVISION MODAL VERBS
http://www.myteacherpages.com/webpages/alfonsolopez/files/Modal%20Verbs.pdf


Unit 4

4A WE DON´T NEED NO EDUCATION (Pynk Floyd)
Vocabulary: School
http://www.ac-nancy-metz.fr/enseign/anglais/Henry/ecole.htm
http://www.languageguide.org/im/school/eng/

Reading: One day in an English school
http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/schday/Start.html

Listening: Education
http://www.esl-lab.com/school1/scholrd1.htm
http://www.esl-lab.com/vocab/v-education.htm

Reading: Education
http://www.cdlponline.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=stories&topicID

School information: listening
http://www.esl-lab.com/elc/elcrd1.htm

Grammar: future time clauses
http://www.english-test.net/esl/learn/english/grammar/ii142/esl-test.php
http://www.oup.com/elt/global/products/englishfile/intermediate/a_grammar/file04/nef_int_grammar04_01a/

GREAT SONG WITH EXAMPLES OF FUTURE TIME CLAUSES. ENJOY IT!

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VOCABULARY



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IF YOU DO THESE ACTIVITIES, YOU WILL IMPROVE YOUR ENGLISH
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  • 1st conditional & future time clauses
  • 1st conditional & future time clauses (2)
  • 1st type conditionals

4B: If I were a boy...

Conditional Exercise 1
"If" vs. "When"
Conditional Exercise 2
Present Unreal Conditional
Conditional Exercise 3
Present Real Conditional and Present Unreal Conditional

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SONGS


  • IF I WERE A BOY... (BEYONCE)
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LISTENING



4C: MY HOUSE!
Listening 1

Listening 2

Listening 3
Listening 4

Unit 5

Third conditional (in your book unit 7)

  • Conditionals. A grammar explanation with a quiz.
  • If Clauses. Match the two columns so that each sentence is a meaningful sentence. Then click on the answer button to see if your answer is correct.
  • Present Unreal Conditional & Past Unreal Conditional. Using the words in parentheses, complete the text below with the appropriate conditional form, then click the "Check" button to check your answers.


5C: WORKING MATTERS

Gramamr: infinitive or gerund ??


INTERACTIVE exercices :



Pronunciation of most important work-related vocabulary and examples (don´t worry about French translation :-D)
Listening about job hunting (search for a job)
Do you remember these names of professions?
Let´s talk about work! Part one
Let´s talk about work. Part two.
Listening activities
Job interview
Bad jobs


Unit 6

REPORTED SPEECH


Unit 7

Unit 8

Unit 9

Unit 10