Duración

120 horas.

Objetivos

UNIT 1 OBJECTIVES
 
Hello, my name is Trishia and I´ll lead your way along this course.
 
In this unit we are going to learn how to describe people´s personality and appearance, link sentences by using the correct relative word and make deductions.
 
UNIT 2 OBJECTIVES
 
In this unit we are going to talk about probability and possibility, to hypothesize about the past, present and future, and to use vocabulary related to animals.
 
UNIT 3 OBJECTIVES
 
In this unit we are going to listen to people talking about their place.
 
We are also going to learn how to use modals of obligation and advice, in the present and the past and how to use have/get something done.
 
We are going to learn vocabulary related to the different types of housing, the different rooms in a house, the different types of housework and phrasal verbs related to personal relations.
 
UNIT 4 OBJECTIVES
 
In this unit we are going to use infinitives with or without to and–ing forms and to decide whether certain verbs are followed by infinitive or –ing or both.
 
We are also going to use words, set phrases and idioms related to money and to talk about money matters.
 
UNIT 5 OBJECTIVES
 
In this unit we are going to learn some structures to emphasize some parts of the speech and we are also going to learn vocabulary related to crime.
 
UNIT 6 OBJECTIVES
 
In this unit we are going to talk about the past and about travelling, extreme sports and other leisure activities.
 
UNIT 7 OBJECTIVES
 
In this unit we are going to listen to people giving their opinion on TV and learn vocabulary related to TV: people, TV programmes and a TV guide.
 
Grammar-wise, we are going to learn words and phrases to express contrast and impersonal passive structures.
 
UNIT 8 OBJECTIVES
 
In this unit we are going to learn vocabulary related to parts of the body, health and illness. Also, we are going to report statements, questions and commands.
 
UNIT 9 OBJECTIVES
 
In this unit we are going to learn to express wishes and regrets, talk about preferences with would rather and would sooner, give advice using had better and describe feelings.
 
UNIT 10 OBJECTIVES
 
In this unit we are going to use the Future Perfect and the Future Continuous, compounds with –ever, and the definite article when generalising.
 

Contenidos

UNIT 1 NEVER JUDGE A BOOK BY ITS COVER

VOCABULARY Describing people: personality and appearance. Compound adjectives
 
GRAMMAR Defi ning and non-defi ning relative clauses. Modals for deduction (past and present)
 
WRITING An informal email
 
PRONUNCIATION Compound adjectives
 
UNIT 2 DOWN-TO-EARTH
 
VOCABULARY Animal idioms. Animal collocations: animal sounds
 
GRAMMAR Modals and expressions of probability. Conditionals. Alternatives to IF
 
WRITING An article
 
PRONUNCIATION Contractions. Linking
 
UNIT 3 HOME SWEET HOME
 
VOCABULARY Types of housing. Places in the home. Housework. Phrasal verbs connected to people relations
 
GRAMMAR Modals of obligation/absence of obligation/prohibition/advice. Have/Get something done
 
WRITING A report
 
PRONUNCIATION Consonant clusters
 
UNIT 4 A PENNY FOR YOUR THOUGHTS
 
VOCABULARY Money. Jobs
 
GRAMMAR Infi nitive versus –ing. Participle clauses
 
WRITING A covering letter
 
PRONUNCIATION Stress shift
 
UNIT 5 CAUGHT RED-HANDED
 
VOCABULARY Crime. Criminals
 
GRAMMAR Emphasis (do, so and indeed). Cleft sentences. Inversions
 
WRITING An opinion composition
 
PRONUNCIATION How to sound emphatic
 
UNIT 6 OUT AND ABOUT
 
VOCABULARY Leisure activities: Travelling. Extreme sports
 
GRAMMAR Used to, Would. Narrative tenses
 
WRITING A blog post
 
PRONUNCIATION-ED endings
 
UNIT 7 TV OR NOT TV?
 
VOCABULARY Headlines. Television (people, TV programmes and a TV guide)
 
GRAMMAR Impersonal report structures. Contrast (despite, in spite of, although…)
 
WRITING A “for and against” composition
 
PRONUNCIATION Contrastive intonation
 
UNIT 8 AN APPLE A DAY KEEPS THE DOCTOR AWAY
 
VOCABULARY Health and illness. Idioms related to the parts of the body. Food and Diet
 
GRAMMAR Reported speech. Reporting statements, commands and questions.
 
WRITING A complaint email/letter
 
PRONUNCIATION Homographs. Homophones
 
UNIT 9 NO REGRETS JUST LESSONS LEARNED
 
VOCABULARY Feelings
 
GRAMMAR I wish/If only. Would rather, would sooner, had better. It´s time
 
WRITING A personal anecdote
 
PRONUNCIATION /s/ – /z/ – /?/
 
UNIT 10 FACEBOOK = LANGUAGE FACELIFT?
 
VOCABULARY Compounds with –ever. The Internet. Fast Writing
 
GRAMMAR Future perfect and continuous. Use of the article for generalizing
 
WRITING A review
 
PRONUNCIATION Words pronounced diff erently in Spanish/English
 
LISTENING TRANSCRIPTS PER UNIT
 
EXERCISE KEY

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