Intermediate Level 5

Skills covered in Unit One:
Grammar and Vocabulary

Suffixes, health, occupations and physical activities vocabulary, word forms, hyphens,present simple continuous, prepositions, health and hospital vocabulary, body parts,question forms, subject questions,prefixes, illnesses and ailments

Reading and Writing

Finding the main idea, scanning, answering true, false or not given questions, writing a letter expressing completing a table of information, summarizing, predicting from a headline,
comprehension, reading sequencing, using the context to guess the meaning of a new word

Listening and Speaking

Interviewing, introducing someone, listening and note taking, discussion, collaborating to rank following instructions, completing a listening cloze, role play: conducting a doctor/patient consultation, advantages and disadvantages, giving definitions of words, asking and answering vocabulary

Skills covered in Unit Two:
Grammar and Vocabulary

Past simple and past continuous, action verbs, irregular past simple verb forms, word forms, brainstorming and sorting vocabulary, travel vocabulary, conjunctions

Reading and Writing

Sequencing, writing a headline, using the context to guess the meanings of words, writing a narrative, predicting, comprehension, answering true, false or not given questions

Listening and Speaking

Discussion, listening and filling gaps, asking questions and giving short answers in the past simple, interviewing, retelling the main ideas, telling a story game, role-playing – complaining and expressing feelings

Skills covered in Unit Three:
Grammar and Vocabulary

Synonyms, animal and scientific vocabulary, participles used as adjectives, active and passive verbs, vocabulary – facial expressions, word order

Reading and Writing

Reading for gist, scanning, summarizing, writing a poem, understanding text organization, writing questions – word order, comprehension, reading for specific information, writing sentences using the passive voice, writing a short report, matching terms and definitions, completing a table of information

Listening and Speaking

Listening and following instructions, describing something, giving instructions, giving a short presentation, expressing opinions, completing a dictation, describing the characteristics of something

Skills covered in Unit Four:
Grammar and Vocabulary

Career and work words, adjectives, the present perfect simple and present perfect continuous, ‘since’ and ‘for’, work vocabulary, ‘like’ as a preposition and ‘like’ as a verb, present perfect simple and simple past tenses, job interview vocabulary, identifying verb forms, ‘yet’ / ‘already’, question word order

Reading and Writing

Reading for the main idea, reading to complete a table of information, reading and matching information, writing questions using ‘like’, predicting from a headline, comprehension, reading for specific information, describing the advantages and disadvantages of something, choosing the best answer, understanding text organization

Listening and Speaking

Sharing and exchanging opinions, asking questions to complete a questionnaire, describing past experiences, using problem-solving language, discussing advantages and disadvantages and expressing preferences, brainstorming and ranking information, asking and answering questions in a job interview, saying what you would do, asking for advice, brainstorming strategies, listening and taking notes, exchanging information

Skills covered in Unit Five:
Grammar and Vocabulary

Superlative forms of adjectives, forms of comparative adjectives, adjectives, animals and behavior vocabulary, adjectives and words to describe anger and negative feelings, likely and unlikely, using comparative structures, nationalities – adjectives and nouns, compound adjectives, spelling – singular and plural forms, suffixes

Reading and Writing

Scanning, checking for factual errors in a text, using the context to guess the meaning of a new word, reporting data, writing a caption, scanning, describing feelings and emotions, comprehension, understanding text organization, using information to construct a graph, writing a poem, deciding whether information is true, false or not given, describing the shape of something, writing direct speech, writing a cartoon strip

Listening and Speaking

Expressing an opinion, telling a story, describing actions and feelings, asking and answering questions, listening and completing a table of information and a survey, discussion, describing emotions

Skills covered in Unit six:
Grammar and Vocabulary

Phrasal verbs, defining and non-defining relative clauses, think of and think about, entertainment vocabulary, relative pronouns: who, that, where and which, animal and environmental issues vocabulary, reviewing recently taught grammar structures, word order Reading and writing Answering a quiz, sequencing ideas, answering true, false or not given questions, using the context to guess the meanings of words, comprehension, predicting, completing a summary, writing a discursive essay, scanning, answering true or false questions, completing a crossword puzzle

Listening and speaking

Listening and sequencing ideas, listening to answer short answer questions, listening and filling gaps, relating an experience, practicing intonation and stress, exchanging information, asking and answering questions, completing a dialogue, practicing listening and note-taking, learning correct presentation and oral speaking skills.

Skills covered in Unit Seven:
Grammar and Vocabulary

Word order, vocabulary extension, wedding, marriage and relationship vocabulary, verb forms, ceremonies and insect vocabulary, quantifiers, constructing Wh- and Yes / No questions

Reading and writing

Writing questions, reading for specific information, answering true or false questions, writing a description, understanding the main idea, comprehension, interpreting information, writing a factual advertisement, predicting from the headline, completing a summary, ordering events and understanding a story

Listening and speaking

Discussion, brainstorming advantages and disadvantages, agreeing and disagreeing, ranking ideas, persuading, creating a dialogue, conducting a survey, talking about preferences, asking and answering questions, talking about significant events, talking about weddings and different customs

Skills covered in Unit Eight:
Grammar and Vocabulary

Modals have to, don’t have to and should, must, mustn’t and didn’t have to, relationships vocabulary, phrasal verbs, banks and crime vocabulary, family vocabulary, modal verbs to express possibility, adverbs of manner Reading and writing Writing appropriate questions, summarizing results, understanding the main idea, reading for specific information,finding key information, notetaking, writing factual sentences, answering true or false questions, reading and notetaking, completing a table of information, writing a paragraph describing how to conduct an experiment

Listening and speaking

Asking and answering questions, listening and completing a table of information, discussion, listening and checking information, giving definitions of words, listening to compare and match information

Skills covered in Unit Nine:
Grammar and Vocabulary

Environmental and consumer words, will, going to, present simple (timetables, programs), present continuous (future arrangements), future continuous, future perfect, adverbs of manner, categorizing words, prepositions, shopping and consumer vocabulary

Reading and writing

Comprehension, answering true or false questions, using the context to guess the meanings of words, completing a summary of a text, predicting, skimming, using the text to complete a table of information, finding evidence, comprehension, using advertising language, writing a poster slogan, answering a questionnaire

Listening and speaking

Discussion, completing a summary of a text, making predictions and supporting statements, asking and answering questions, listening and matching information, comparing items, listening for detail, listening and answering true /false questions

Skills covered in Unit Ten:
Grammar and Vocabulary

Environmental, recycling and animal vocabulary, zero conditional, first conditional, second conditional, job interviews and clothing vocabulary, question

Reading and writing

Scanning, true, false or not given questions, comprehension, completing a table of information, matching information, writing second conditional sentences, summarizing, writing questions

Listening and speaking

Listening and filling gaps, discussion, describing, offering and requesting, answering a survey, talking about an imaginary situation, expressing a view point

Skills covered in Unit Eleven:
Grammar and Vocabulary

Environmental, recycling and animal vocabulary, zero conditional, first conditional, second conditional, job interviews and clothing vocabulary, question

Reading and writing

Scanning, true, false or not given questions, comprehension, completing a table of information, matching information,writing second conditional sentences, summarizing, writing questions

Listening and speaking

Listening and filling gaps, discussion, describing, offering and requesting, answering a survey, talking about an imaginary situation, expressing a view point

Skills covered in Unit Twelve:
Grammar and Vocabulary

Past perfect, adverbs and past perfect, prefixes, economic vocabulary, legal and bureaucratic vocabulary, revision – identifying different verb tenses, banking vocabulary, direct and reported speech, synonyms

Reading and writing

Comprehension, checking factual information, scanning, understanding the main idea, answering true, false or not given questions, predicting from a text, looking at headlines, working out the order of a dialogue, using the context to guess the meanings of words, writing a summary, peer editing

Listening and speaking

Discussion, istening and checking information, asking and answering questions, listening for gist, listening comprehension, cloze listening, brainstorming, describing and solving a problem, recounting ideas, practicing correct stress and intonation in a dialogue, practicing giving commands and listening to commands, practicing reporting what
someone said and responding to spoken commands, listening to identify correct tense

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