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Contents Unit 1

English around the World

Listening

LANGUAGE USE: listening to a voicemail message

Asking for and giving personal details

Speaking

COMMUNICATION STRATEGY: using polite language

Spelling

Writing

LANGUAGE USE: completing an online registration

lifeSkills

INFORMATION AND RESEARCH: understanding forms

Unit 2

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LANGUAGE USE: reading a celebrity biography

Listening

LISTENING FOR SPECIFIC INFORMATION: an informal conversation

Speaking

LANGUAGE USE: talking about family

Writing

UNDERSTANDING THE MECHANICS: capitalization and punctuation in sentences

lifeSkills

THINKING AND PROBLEM-SOLVING: categorizing Page 27

Leaving messages Asking for help

Talking about celebrities Talking about family members Talking about ideal careers

Talking about likes and dislikes

Reading

RECOGNIZING COGNATES: magazine article

Listening

LANGUAGE USE: listening to a radio show

Speaking

COMMUNICATION STRATEGY: asking for opinions

Writing

LANGUAGE USE: writing about yourself and your interests

lifeSkills

SELF-DIRECTION AND LEARNING: understanding your learning style Page 37

Talking about hobbies and interests Talking about your taste in movies Describing personality

Talking about when things happen

Reading

LANGUAGE USE: reading a magazine article

Listening

LISTENING FOR SPECIFIC INFORMATION: an interview

Speaking

LANGUAGE USE: talking about interesting activities

Talking about interesting or unusual activities

Writing

UNDERSTANDING THE MECHANICS: writing complete sentences

lifeSkills

ORGANIZATION AND PLANNING: managing your time

Talking about the order and duration of events

Here, There, and Everywhere!

Unit 5

Introducing yourself

Talking about jobs

Reading

Day In, Day Out

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Reading

READING FOR THE MAIN IDEA: descriptions

Listening

LANGUAGE USE: listening to a news report

Speaking

COMMUNICATION STRATEGY: repeating directions to check understanding

Writing

LANGUAGE USE: writing an e-mail

lifeSkills

THINKING AND PROBLEM-SOLVING: establishing priorities

Different Strokes

Unit 6

Using classroom language

RECOGNIZING COGNATES: online survey

Down Time

Unit 3

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Reading

What do You Do?

Unit 4

Functions

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Describing weekday and weekend routines

Describing events and festivals Talking about places and things to do in a city Describing your neighborhood Giving advice Asking for and giving directions

Talking about different lifestyles

Reading

LANGUAGE USE: reading personal profiles

Listening

LISTENING FOR NUMERICAL INFORMATION: online audio profiles

Talking about your life right now and in general

Speaking

LANGUAGE USE: talking to an old friend

Describing what you do to help the environment

Writing

WRITING SIMPLE SENTENCES: subject + verb + object

lifeSkills

SELF-DIRECTION AND LEARNING: making personal change

Describing personal action plans

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Personal information

Subject pronouns

School subjects

in + month on + date

Interests

Months of the year Numbers

Articles an and a

Occupations

Possessive nouns—’s and s’

Family members

be—information questions with Who

Adjectives for describing jobs

What do you do? What does he/she do?

Adjectives for describing employees

Simple present— statements and yes/no questions

Free time activities like, love, hate, prefer

Third person singular spelling rules

Types of movie

be + adjective

Skills (draw, paint, etc.)

Frequency adverbs

Telling time Prepositions of time

How often …?

Routine and free time activities

What time is it?

Time expressions (in the morning, every day, etc.)

should Imperative for directions How do I get to (the) …?

SOUNDS: third person -s

Everyday activities

Clauses with until, before, after

there is/there are with some, any, several, a lot, many

WORDS: two-syllable nouns

Personality adjectives

Simple present— information questions

What time do you …?

SOUNDS: the alphabet

Unit 1

Ordinal numbers

Countries

Unit 2

What/Where/ When/How old …?

Useful questions

Unit 3

be—information questions

at + time

Pronunciation

WORDS: days of the week

Unit 4

be—statements and yes/no questions

Vocabulary

Days of the week

Places and attractions in a city

WORDS: compound nouns

Locations and directions

Unit 5

Grammar

Adjectives for describing places probably/definitely

How do I get there?

Lifestyle adjectives

Present progressive vs. simple present

A green lifestyle

Spelling rules for –ing verbs Verbs not used in the progressive form: like, know, want, need

Time expressions (right now, these days, etc.)

WORDS: stressed verbs

Unit 6

Present progressive

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