1º Bachillerato

Revision

IRREGULAR VERBS (online exercises for self-study) 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12

GRAMMAR (downloadable sheets)
Revision 1: Present simple & continuous.
Revision 2: Past simple & continuous.
Revision 3: Present perfect simple & past simple.
Revision 4: Future tenses (will, be going to, present continuous).


Unit 1 - Making contact

VOCABULARY
Topic: Communication (comment, interrupt, inform, etc.).
Words from the text: spread, challenge, develop, etc.
Noun suffixes: -ion, -ity, -ness, -ment.
Adjectives suffixes: -ed/-ing, -ful/-less.
Word formation.

GRAMMAR
Review of verb tenses:
  • Present Simple/Continuous
  • Past Simple/Continuous.
  • Future: will/be going to/Present Continuous.
  •  Present Perfect Simple/Continuous.
READING
A magazine article.
Exercises: multiple choice, sentence completion.

LISTENING
An interview.
Monologues.

SPEAKING
Answering a questionnaire. (I'd say..., I think I'd..., etc.)
A personal interview. (Personal information, likes/dislikes, plans for the future.)

WRITING
An informal E-mail: Content, structure, useful expressions.
Adverbs: Time (today), manner (quickly) and frequency (sometimes).

LIFE SKILLS
Reading maps: Bus routes.

PRACTICE (downloadable exercises)

Reading exam practice (unit 1)
Vocabulary & grammar exam practice 1 (unit 1 standard)
Vocabulary & grammar exam practice 2 (unit 1 extension)


ONLINE PRACTICE (self-study)
  • Present Simple & Continuous 1  2 
  • Past Simple & Continuous 1  2  3  4  5  6 
  • Will & Be Going To explained 1 
  • Present Perfect Simple 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12  13  14  15 
  • For/Since 1  2  3  4
  • Past Perfect Simple 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9 
  • Adjectives (-ed/-ing) 1 

Unit 2 - The techno life

VOCABULARY
Topic: Technology (upgrade, cutting-edge, perform, etc.).
Words from the text: increase, search, trend, etc.
Adjectives and pepositions: with, about, for, etc.
Collocations: save energy, keep an eye on, etc.

GRAMMAR
Future Perfect Simple/Future Continuous.

READING
An online forum.
Exercises: multiple choice, multiple matching.

LISTENING
A presentation.
A radio report: Identifying facts, descriptions, opinions.

SPEAKING
Sharing ideas. (Personally, I (don't)... On the one hand...etc.)
Comparing pictures. (X is similar because..., They both show..., etc.)

WRITING
A for and against essay: Content, structure, useful expressions.
Connectors of addition & contrast: Also, as well as, despite, etc.

LIFE SKILLS
Reading reviews.

PRACTICE (downloadable exercises)

Reading exam practice (unit 2)
Vocabulary & grammar exam practice 1 (unit 2 standard)
Vocabulary & grammar exam practice 2 (unit 2 extension)

ONLINE PRACTICE (self-study)
  • Future Perfect explained 1
  • Future Continuous explained 1
  • More theory (All future tenses) 1
  • Online exercises 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12

Unit 3 - Live and learn

VOCABULARY
Topic: Education (pay attention, encourage, support, etc.).
Words from the text: income, struggle, miss, etc.
Phrasal verbs: drop out, put off, catch on, etc.
Adjectives suffiexes: -al, -able, -ous, -ic, -ive.

GRAMMAR
Defining & Non-defining relative clauses.

READING
A biography.
Exercises: multiple choice, fill in the gaps.

LISTENING
An informal conversation.
Monologues & dialogues: Listening to people talking about schools.

SPEAKING
Responding to statements (It's true that..., I (don't) agree with..., etc.)
Expressing opinions. (As far as I'm concerned,..., If you ask me..., etc.)

WRITING
A report of an event: Content, structure, useful expressions.
Sentence word order: subject - verb - direct object - indirect object - place - time.

LIFE SKILLS
Completing online application forms & interviews.

PRACTICE (downloadable exercises)

Reading exam practice (unit 3)
Vocabulary & grammar exam practice 1 (unit 3 standard)
Vocabulary & grammar exam practice 2 (unit 3 extension)
Relative Clauses -  Sheet 1 Sheet 2 Sheet 3

ONLINE PRACTICE (self-study)

Adjective order  1 
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Unit 4 - Urban jungle

VOCABULARY
Topic: Cities (slums, landmarks, litter, etc.).
Words from the text: unemployment, trek, clear, etc.
Phrasal verbs: cut in, cut across, turn out, turn up, etc.
Negative prefixes: un-, dis-, il-, ir-, in-, im-.
Prefixes with specific meanings: over-, mega-, under-, re-, mis-, co-.

GRAMMAR
Modals & modal perfects.

READING
A blog.
Exercises: multiple choice, sentence completion.

LISTENING
A presentation: a talk about cities.
An interview: listening to an interview about cities.

SPEAKING
Describing cities (We've got great..., We need..., There's a ..., etc.)
Agreeing & disagreeing. (Definitely!, I disagree, That's true but..., etc.)

WRITING
An opinion essay: Content, structure, useful expressions.
Connectors of cause and result (because (of), since, as, etc.)

LIFE SKILLS
Booking tickets online.

PRACTICE (downloadable exercises)

Reading exam practice (unit 4)
Vocabulary & grammar exam practice 1 (unit 4 standard)
Vocabulary & grammar exam practice 2 (unit 4 extension)

ONLINE PRACTICE (self-study)

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Unit 5 - Soul mates

VOCABULARY
Topic: Relationships (date, fiancé, divorced, etc.).
Words from the text: value, envy, shine, etc.
British & US English: parcel/package, elevator/lift, etc.
Verbs + preposition: participate in, hear of, etc.
Prefixes with specific meanings: over-, mega-, under-, re-, mis-, co-.

GRAMMAR
Conditional sentences.

READING
A blog.
Exercises: multiple choice, sentence completion.

LISTENING
A presentation: a talk about cities.
An interview: listening to an interview about cities.

SPEAKING
Describing cities (We've got great..., We need..., There's a ..., etc.)
Agreeing & disagreeing. (Definitely!, I disagree, That's true but..., etc.)

WRITING
An opinion essay: Content, structure, useful expressions.
Connectors of cause and result (because (of), since, as, etc.)

LIFE SKILLS
Booking tickets online.

PRACTICE (downloadable exercises)

Reading exam practice (unit 5)
Vocabulary & grammar exam practice 1 (unit 5 standard)
Vocabulary & grammar exam practice 2 (unit 5 extension)

ONLINE PRACTICE (self-study)

Conditional sentences (all types): 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12  13  14  15  
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Unit 6 - Money matters

VOCABULARY
Topic: The economy (savings account, borrow, cash, etc.).
Words from the text: go broke, charge, queue, etc.
Gerunds & infinitives.
Common expressions: shop around, be worth it, make ends meet, etc.

GRAMMAR
The passive.

READING
Social media posts.
Exercises: multiple matching, open questions.

LISTENING
A podcast about finance for teenagers.
A radio programme: a new kind of shopping.

SPEAKING
Discussing preferences (I'd rather..., I prefer..., That way..., etc.).
Reaching a decision. (I think we should..., How about...?, Let's go for it!, etc.).

WRITING
An informative essay: Content, structure, useful expressions.
Connectors of purpose (in order to, so that, etc.)

LIFE SKILLS
Understanding return & refund policies.

PRACTICE (downloadable exercises)

Reading exam practice (unit 6)
Vocabulary & grammar exam practice 1 (unit 6 standard)
Vocabulary & grammar exam practice 2 (unit 6 extension)
ONLINE PRACTICE (self-study)
Gerund / Infinitive 1  2
Passive Voice (all tenses and modals)
  •  Active or Passive?  1  2  3
  • Change from Active to Passive (mixed tenses): 1  2  3  4  5  6  7 (test)  8 (test)  9 (modals)  10  (More exercises with solutions. Downloadable PDF document).
  • Verbs with two objects:  1  2  3  4 
  • Questions:  1  2  3 
Causative (have something done): 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8 (rules & exercises)

Unit 7 - Go for gold

VOCABULARY
Topic: Sport (in the lead, defeat, effort, etc.).
Words from the text: cope with, no matter, hire, etc.
Compound nouns: long jump, kick-off, outlook, etc.
Collocations: pleasantly surprised, bright future, etc.

GRAMMAR
Reported speech.

READING
A magazine article.
Exercises: fill in the gaps, true/false, sentence completion.

LISTENING
An interview: listening to an interview about Jamaican sprinters.
A report: a special Olympic award.

SPEAKING
Giving reasons (I think...because..., One reason is that ..., etc.).
Comparin pictures. (It looks like..., Perhaps..., In my view..., etc.).

WRITING
A biography: Content, structure, useful expressions.
Adjectives (original, important, amazing, etc.).

LIFE SKILLS
Understanding membership rules.

PRACTICE (downloadable exercises)

Reading exam practice (unit 7)

Vocabulary & grammar exam practice 1 (unit 7 standard)
Vocabulary & grammar exam practice 2 (unit 7 extension)

ONLINE PRACTICE (self-study)
Reported Speech
  • Affirmative & Negative sentences: 1  2  3  4  
  • Suggestions, Orders & Requests: 1  2  3  4  
  • Questions:  1  2 
  • Changes in pronouns & Time expressions:  1  2  
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Unit 8 - Food for thought

VOCABULARY
Topic: Food (dish, cuisine, raw, etc.).
Words from the text: switch, source, decrease, etc.
Idiomatic expressions: eat humble pie, in a nutshell, etc.
Three-word phrasal verbs: look in on.

GRAMMAR
Special structures:

  • used to / would / be used to / get used to
  • so / such
  • either...or... / neither... nor...
  • had better (not) / should
READING
A magazine article,
Exercises: multiple choice, open questions.

LISTENING
A conversation: a customer and a chocolatier.
Monologues & dialogues: listening to people talking about food.

SPEAKING
Making a plan (We 've should include..., What about...?, It's eaten on..., etc.)
Reaching a decision. (Fine, That sounds good, The thing is..., etc.)

WRITING
A formal letter or E-mail: Content, structure, useful expressions.
Referencing (pronouns, possessive adjectives/pronouns, demonstrative pronouns).

LIFE SKILLS
Ordering food.

PRACTICE (downloadable exercises)

Reading exam practice (unit 8)
Vocabulary & grammar exam practice 1 (unit 8 standard)
Vocabulary & grammar exam practice 2 (unit 8 extension)

ONLINE PRACTICE (self-study)

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