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Elementary 1

elementary_coverYou will need these materials to follow the course:

  • English for life. Elementary. Student’s book. ISBN 9780194307581
  • English for life. Elementary. Workbook with key. ISBN 978-0-19-430762-8

Lessons 1-40


 

LESSON 1 INTRODUCTIONS AND SPELLING

THE ALPHABET

GREETINGS AND INTRODUCTIONS

  • Now you can watch this  VIDEOclassroom objects

LESSON 2 CLASSROON LANGUAGE

Things in the classroom 

Plurals

LESSON 3 USING NUMBERS

LESSON 5 NATIONALITIES

Look at this presentation and do

LESSON 6. Verb TO BE

Negative sentences

Yes/ No questions 2

Short answers 2

READER : 1ST TERM: elephant man THE ELEPHANT MAN

Tim Vicary. Oxford Bookworms. Stage 1

 This is the trailer from the beautiful film “The Elephant Man”, starring Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt and Anne Bancroft. The movie is based on the true life of John (Joseph) Merrick who lived from 1862 to 1890 and suffered from The Protheus Syndrome.


 

LESSON 7 GIVING PERSONAL INFORMATION

LESSON 8.TALKING ABOUT DAYS AND TIMES

Review: PREPOSITIONS of place and time: in, on, at

Here you have MORE INFORMATION

Activity: Prepositions of  TIME

LESSON 9 EVERYDAY LIFE

Adverbs of frequency

LESSON 13 FREE-TIME ACTIVITIES

Vocabulary

Listen and write

 

LESSON 14 PRESENT SIMPLE: QUESTIONS

LESSON 17 TALKING ABOUT FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

 

 

 

LESSON 18 TALKING ABOUT POSSESSIONS, FAMILIES AND DESCRIPTIONS

HAVE GOT Review INTERACTIVE BOOK.

LESSON 19 WRITING ABOUT YOUR FAMILY

UNIT 21 PLACES IN A TOWN

Vocabulary TOWN

Around town

Choose the correct option

Places in a city

UNIT 22 SAYING WHAT THERE IS

READER FOR 2ND TERM

It is time to start with the second reader.

OXFORD BOOKWORMS. STAGE 1

CHRISTMAS IN PRAGUE

ISBN: 978-0-19-478870-0

In a house in Oxford three people are having breakfast – Carol, her husband Jan, and his father Josef. They are CHRISTMAS IN PRAGUEtalking about Prague, because Carol wants them all to go there for Christmas.

Josef was born in Prague, but he left his home city when he was a young man. He is an old man now, and he would like to see Prague again before he dies. But he is afraid. He still remembers another Christmas in Prague, many long years ago – a Christmas that changed his life . . .

 

 UNIT 24 ASKING THE WAY

VIDEO

 

UNIT 25 TALKING ABOUT YOUR HOUSE

UNIT 26 TALKING ABOUT WHAT PEOPLE ARE DOINGsailing

Choose Beginner level and fill in the gaps.

UNIT 27 MAKEOVER PROGRAMMES

  • Let’s watch this You tube video
  • What do you think about makeover programmes? Do you like them? Why?

UNIT 28 MAKING OFFERS

  • There are a number of formulas used when offering help in English. Here are some of the most common:
May I help you?
Can
Are you looking for something?
anything in particular?
Would you like some help? some advice?
Do you need
What can I do for you/him today/this morning?
Let me give you a hand.

UNIT 29  GIVING DATES

 Remember. We use:
at for a PRECISE TIME
in for MONTHS, YEARS, CENTURIES and LONG PERIODS
on for DAYS and DATES

English festivals

  •  After watching the video do you remember the dates?
    • Guy Fawkes’ Day
    • St Valentine’s Day
    • Halloween
    • Chistmas Day
    • When do they celebrate Pancake Day?
  • A song: Auld Lang Syne

 

UNIT 30 TALKING ABOUT ABILITIES

 What can they do?

 Can or can’t ?

UNIT 32 MAKING POLITE REQUESTS

Making polite requests

The responses can be

Could you open the window for me, please?”

Can you close the door for me, please?’

Would you mind closing the door for us, please?”

Yes, of course. Sure
Certainly. Here you are
Why not??
With a pleasure
I am afraid I can’t /I am sorry I can’t
Can /could: followed by the verb without to.
Would you mind: followed by the verb +ing

Phrasal verbs

UNIT 33 TALKING ABOUT JOBS
what do you doVocabulary

VIDEO: What do you do?

UNIT 34 PRESENT SIMPLE AND CONTINUOUS

UNIT 36 TALKING ABOUT PROBLEMS

“We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.”

Albert Einstein

SONG

UNIT 37 PLACES TO GO AND EVENTS

Do you ever go to the theatre…?  theatre
What’s your favourite play?
How often do you?
Where do you usually go?
Who do you normally go with?

London’s West End Theatres

Elton John “Circle of Life”

RECOMMENDED READERS

Oxford Bookworms. Stage 1. For example:

VIDEO

 The Phantom of the Opera. Jennifer Bassett. OXFORD BOOKWORMS. STAGE 1

ISBN: 978-0-19-478713-0

If you think it is too difficult you can try this other one publisher: 

The Phantom of the Opera With Audio CD

Gaston Leroux , Translated and retold by Stephen Colbourn.
Mac Millan. ISBN: 9781405076340  Level: A1 

SONG: ALL I ASK OF YOU. Worksheet

 

 

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