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Pre-Intermediate I

You will need these materials to follow the course:

  • English for life. Pre-Intermediate. Student’s book. ISBN 978-0-19-430727-7
  • English for life. Pre-Intermediate. Workbook with key. ISBN 978-0-19-430763-5

PREINTERMEDIATE I. Contents

 


 

UNIT 1 INTRODUCTIONS

COUNTRIES AND NATIONALITIES

UNIT 2 ASKING ABOUT PERSONAL INFORMATION

UNIT 4. THAT’S LIFE. EPISODE 1.

Click here

UNIT 6 PRESENT SIMPLE

REVIEW:Present simple

ACTIVITIES

Now you can spot a film. Click on the link below.

  • Try to make your own film. You have to plan: number of scenes, characters and dialogues (you have to use wh- questions)

    • After that, click on here

 

UNIT 8 MAKING APPOINTMENTS

Twelve months song APPOINTMENT

Ordinals

Dates

PREPOSITIONS of place and time: in, on, at

MAKING APPOINTMENTS.

 

UNIT 9 COLLOCATIONS

Using collocations

Congratulations. Well done! Some of you have sent me some Dvolvers.

Here you can find three examples:

 

UNIT 10 TALKING ABOUT EVENTS IN THE PAST

a) To be. Revision

  • Pay attention. You have some exercises on line, worksheets, videos, …

b) Past simple

INTERACTIVE BOOK: How to talk about the past

PRONOUNCING -ED ENDINGS

You can review this point with this video

SONGS

 

UNIT 11 MOVING HOUSE 

READING : Buying a house

WALL WISHER: Who am I?

UNIT 13 LIFE EVENTS time maker

1ST TERM READER

The Death of  Karen Silkwood 

Oxford bookworms. Stage 2

 

UNIT 15 COMMON MISTAKES

VIDEO: Infinitive of purpose

 

UNIT 17 TALKING ABOUT TRAIN JOURNEYS

Some Phrases for travelling

Listening

VIDEO

Have a look to Victoria Station. London

UNIT 18 COMPARING REGULAR AND CURRENT ACTIVITIES

UNIT 19 An informal conversation
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Taking a taxi

ENGLISH IN THE WORLD Traffic, Sign, clip

Read and listen: TRANSPORT SIGNS

 

UNIT 20. Offering and asking for help offering

Sample dialogues

 

 

2nd term READER

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Reg Wright. Oxford Bookworms. Stage  2

 

UNIT 21. DESCRIBING A ROUTE

The children are in front of the school

  • EXERCISES

UNIT 22. PAST CONTINUOUS

  • Form and use
  • WHAT WERE YOU DOING WHEN THE LIGHTS WENT OUT?

UNIT 23. WRITING A SHORT STORY

♣ Fill in the gaps

♣ Unusual events. Choose one of  the following texts and try to answer to these questions: when, where, who, what and how did it happen?.

♣ How to Write a Short Story

 

UNIT 24. ASKING FOR AND GIVING DIRECTIONS

 

UNIT 25. THE WORLD

 UNIT 26 INTENTIONS AND FUTURE EVENTS

Remember: going to = gonna

 UNIT 27 LARGE NUMBERS

♦Saying long numbers

♦How to pronounce numbers

♦Exercise on numbersLONDO MARATHON2

♦Famous races in Britain

 

UNIT 28 EXPRESSING DOUBT

That’s life

UNIT 29 DESCRIBING PEOPLE

remember

 

What does he/she look like? ⇒
PHYSICAL APPEARANCE
What is he/she like? ⇒
CHARACTER & PERSONALITY

How to describe a person’s appearance

Listenings

Wanted (be careful with the word *. The correct one is freckles!)

Interactive book

 

UNIT 30. DESCRIBING THINGS AND ACTIVITIES

Exercises

Britain’s Got Talent is a  talent show competition which started in  2007.  Anyone of any age with some sort of talent can audition for the show. Acts compete against each other in order to gain the audience support. Here you have one of the most known performances. Susan Boyle performing  “I dreamed a dream” from Les Miserables.


http://youtu.be/dSFP4XfE8jI

Fantine loved a man but he left her alone with their child. She is singing about how she dreams they’ll be together again and reflects on happier times. Her life is terrible and before the song she’s just been fired from her job and has no means of making a living.

 

UNIT 31.TALKING ABOUT PERSONALITY, LIKES/DISLIKES

 

UNIT 32. AT THE SHOPS

Shopping expressions

Shopping vocabulary

Pronouns: One/ones

UNIT 33 TV PROGRAMMES

UNIT 34 TALKING ABOUT PAST EXPERIENCES

Present perfectpresent_perfect (1)

Diagrams

Statements

Michael Steven Bublé /ˈbbl/,born in 1975 , is a Canadian vocalist, songwriter and actor. He has won several awards, including three Grammy Awards. You can find some examples of Present Perfect in this video. Here he plays his famous song I haven’t met you yet

Here you have the lyrics, Find some examples of Present Perfect

UNIT 36 GIVING AND RESPONDING TO OPINIONS

Warm-up activity

  • Here you have some cues. Find the right letter:
  1. The first letter of the alphabet.pregunta _
  2. The letter before “s” and after “q”. _
  3. The last letter of “stop“. _
  4. A letter that sounds like a question word. _
  5. A letter that sounds like a hot drink. _
  • Now, reorder the letters to find a word that means “an event when people get together to chat, eat, drink, and dance”.                   _ _ _ _ _

Expressing Opinions

I think……                   I feel……..

I believe that…….                   In my opinion…….

Agreeing 

Disagreeing 

I think so. I don’t think so.
I agree with this idea. I don’t agree with this idea.
This idea is absolutely right. I think this idea is bad.
I think this idea is good. I think this idea cannot be implemented.

UNIT 37  HEALTH PROBLEMS

Parts-of-the-body1

What’s wrong? Powerpoint 

VocabularyILLNESS

Listen and repeat

Wordsearch puzzle

Possessive adjectives and parts of the body

Giving advice

VIDEO


UNIT

UNIT 38 PRESENT PERFECT AND PAST SIMPLE

PRESENT PERFECT OR PAST SIMPLE

 

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