You will need these materials to follow the course:
- English for life. Intermediate. Student’s book with multiROM Pack. ISBN: 978-0-19-430760-4.This pack includes:
- Student’s Book
- Student’s MultiROM
- English for life. Intermediate. Workbook with key.ISBN: 978-0-19-430764-2
UNIT 38 NARRATIVE TENSES
If you’ve never read a short story, you’re going to have a difficult time writing one.
“If you don’t have time to read, you don’t have time to write.” Stephen King
UNITs 37/39 CRIMES AND JUSTICE
- Now you can search headlines that deal with reports of crimes. You have several links at the top. Here you have another one.
A British man wanted for homicide and domestic violence has been detained in Calvià
|The detained is implicated in an episode of domestic violence against a British woman which happened last August 11 in Calvià.|
- WHODUNIT ?. Who Killed Lord Smithe?
A whodunit (for “Who [has] done it?” or “Who did it?”) is a variety of the detective story in which the audience is given the opportunity to engage in the same process of deduction as the protagonist throughout the investigation of a crime. The investigation is usually conducted by an eccentric or amateur detective.
UNIT 40 MAKING A COMPLAINT
It is time to start reading. The recommended book for this term is:
“Flight to terror” by Cristine Barclay, Burlington books.
If you want to work with the audio material click on here.
UNIT 41 PHRASAL VERBS
Separable and inseparable phrasal verbs
UNITs 43/44 PASSIVE
Some more information
What is this?
“Rome Wasn’t Built In A Day”
– A saying: It means that important work takes time. It is the usual English translation of a medieval French phrase.
– A SONG by Morcheeba. video
This is a very famous Celine Dion’s song. Could you find any examples of passsive voice?
How pearls are made.
If you need more information clic on here
Last exercise on the passive
UNIT 45 PERSONALITY
Click on the following links to improve your vocabulary:
Here you can find interesting websites to practice different activities:
(Be careful: there is a mistake with narrow-minded)
- Adjectives through the Zodiac
UNIT 46 EXPRESSING POSSIBILITY
Review modal verbs may-might
Review modal verbs SHOULD
UNIT 49 GETTING MARRIED
- Vocabulary: Family relationships
- The Family tree (just move your mouse around to listen to the words)
- Find the word
- 21st century families in the UK
- Exercise: Reading
- Some news:
- 15 photos: Royal marriages to commoners
- Getting married in extraordinary situations: Extreme weddings
- A FILM: Four weddings and a funeral: Trailer
- A SONG: Love Is All Around Activities
UNIT 50 DIRECT AND INDIRECT OBJECTS
- Use and Order
- Activities: Click on this interactive poster on line: GLOGSTER
- World Gift Giving Customs: watch this Power point and then, test your knowledge.
UNIT 53. AT UNIVERSITY
Education in UK: Higher education
LISTENING: University life in Japan
UNIT 54 TALKING ABOUT CONTINUOUS RECENT ACTIVITIES
UNIT 55 A LETTER OF APPLICATION
UNIT 57 MAKE – DO
We use “do” as a main verb, rather than as an auxiliary verb, for activities that produce no physical object, for general ideas.
The verb “make” is only used as a main verb and never as an auxiliarly verb. It is used when we create something that we can touch.
- More activities:
UNIT 58 MODAL VERBS
UNIT 59 FILMS
Talking about films
Some students have asked me some advice to perfom a short play. Here you have some ideas:
Click on the Play (3 parts)
LISTENING: Three wishes. Every week BBC asks a different question. This week, you can have three wishes. What will you wish for? BBC English
- Joe and the wicked witch. BBC English. English graded readers. Alhambra. Grade 2
UNIT 61 VERB + ING OR INFINITIVE
UNIT 62 Verb+noun+- ing
UNIT 63 PROVERBS Proverbs. Activities
UNIT 64 MAKING SUGGESTIONS
- Language for making suggestions
- Choose the right answer
UNIT 65 SPORT
- SPEAKING Sports
HOMEWORK. Advising a Friend
An English-speaking friend wants to spend a two-week holiday in your city and has written asking for information and advice. Write a letter to your friend. In your letter,
UNIT 66 RELATIVE CLAUSES
- Relative clauses and relative pronounsVIDEOSome exercises 1 Some activities
Movie segments: A hotel for dogs
Your song is a ballad composed and performed by Elton John in 1970. It has been covered by a number of artists, including Ellie Goulding.
♦ SOME TIPS FOR YOUR ORAL PRESENTATIONS
UNIT 67 PRONUNCIATION
Voiced and voiceless (unvoiced) consonants. Click here
In 1968, John Lennon and his wife Cynthia separated due to John’s affair with Yoko. The song’s original title was “Hey Jules,” and it was written by Paul Mc Cartney intending to comfort Julian Lennon from the stress of his parents’ divorce.
Song Hey Jude (BEATLES)
UNIT 69 VERB/ADJECTIVE +PREPOSITION
Let’s create a wordmap! Wordle is a toy for generating “word clouds”.
Click on this one. Here you have some words connected to work.
Sort them into appropiate groups.
You can create a wordmap by using bubbl.us
Working with PREPOSITIONS
70 THIRD CONDITIONAL
- A review: conditionals
- How and when to use it
- Some more exercises: exerc 1, exerc 2
- MOVIE SEGMENT Watch this movie segment and answer the questions.
- EXTRA Writing practice
UNIT 71 I WISH
- Listen to the song and find an example with I wish.
- After that, you can watch this short film whose title is I wish
Can you remember the 3rd text the homeless man writes on the card?
REMEMBER that after WISH we use the past for a present situation. e.g. I wish I had an umbrella (I haven’t got one and it’s raining hard).
It’s time you make your wishes! What do you wish about your past life?
UNIT 72 INVITATIONS
- Speaking Situations
- Accepting and Refusing
- How to Write an Invitation
- Letter writing guide
- How to make invitations on your computer
- Design Invitations In PowerPoint
UNIT 73 TRAVELLING BY AIR
UNIT 74 INDIRECT QUESTIONS
“If” introduces one condition, whereas “whether” introduces alternative possibilities, usually with “or not” implied or expressed.
UNIT 78 REPORTED SPEECH
Some practice tests: B1 level
You can start by PET tests
SOME RECOMMENDED READERS
Dominoes. Oxford. Stage 3
The Scarlet Letter.
Nathaniel Hawthorne. Oxford bookworms. Stage 4
Hester is being led to the scaffold, where she is going to be publicly shamed for having committed adultery. Hester is forced to wear the letter A on her gown at all times.
The picture of Dorian Gray
Oscar Wilde, Oxford Bookworms, stage 3 + CD