1º E.S.O.

WAY TO ENGLISH - ESO 1

Getting started

VOCABULARY
Cardinal numbers: one, twenty-one, one hundred, etc.
Ordinal numbers: first, fifth, twenty-first, etc.
School items: ruler, pen, notebook, etc.
Colours: red, yellow, green, etc.
Family: father, sister, grandmother, etc.
Parts of the body: arm, leg, foot, etc.
Months of the year: January, April, etc.
Days of the week: Thursday, Saturday, etc.

GRAMMAR
Subject pronouns: I, he, they, etc.
Possessive adjectives: my, his, their, etc.
Possessive pronouns: mine, hers, ours, etc.
Saxon genitive: Ana's dog, my uncle's car, etc.
Demonstratives: this, that, these, those.
Wh- questions: What's your name?, Where are you from?, etc.

SPEAKING
Greetings and introductions: Nice to meet you too, My name's Anne, etc.
Classroom language: What page are we on?, What is the homework?, etc.


EXERCISES FOR THE CLASS:
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ONLINE PRACTICE (self-study):
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Unit 1 - They're famous!

VOCABULARY
Adjectives of description: ugly, short, old, etc.
Adjectives of personality: athletic, clever, nice, etc.

GRAMMAR
To be.
Have got.

READING
Voice actors.
A web page.

LISTENING
Description of people.
The auditions: a phone conversation about Teen Survivors.

SPEAKING
Describing a person: He's short, She hasn't got..., etc.
Talking about appearance: Is...tall?, Has...got light hair?, etc.
Describing people: How old is she?, What's she like?, etc.

WRITING
A description of a person.
Capital letters: England, Anne, January, Monday, etc.

CULTURE
Technology: making a video game.

WAY TO ENGLISH
Talking on the phone:Who is it?, Speaking, etc.
Phone messages: writing a message to a partner.

EXERCISES FOR THE CLASS:
[coming soon]

ONLINE PRACTICE (self-study):
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Unit 2 - At home

VOCABULARY
The house: bedroom, bathhouseboat, roometc.
Household items: bed, sink, desk, etc.

GRAMMAR
There is / There are: There is a dining room, There aren't two toilets, etc.
Articles and quantifiers: a/an, some, the, any, etc.

READING
The sixty-eight rooms.
A book review.

LISTENING
Plans for a house: a dream house.
Shopping online.

SPEAKING
Describing your house: My bedroom is..., There are two beds, etc.
Describing a room: Is there an...?, Where is it?, etc.
Doing a picture dictation: There is a bed in my room, Where is it?, etc.

WRITING
A description of a room.
Punctuation: (?), (,), (.), (!).

CULTURE
Portobello market.

WAY TO ENGLISH
Going shopping: Can I help you?, They're 15€, etc.
Online shopping: an e-mail to a shopping website.

EXERCISES FOR THE CLASS:
[coming soon]

ONLINE PRACTICE (self-study):
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Unit 3 - Teens today

VOCABULARY
Activities: do sport, play football, go shopping, etc.
Routines: get up, get dressed, have a shower, etc.

GRAMMAR
Present simple: He watches TV, I don't play the guitar, etc.

READING
The results are in!
A magazine survey.

LISTENING
A description of routines.
A comparison of routines.

SPEAKING
Talking about activities: I like football, I have a shower every day, etc.
Asking questions: When do you use the Internet?, Does your dad often eat pizza?, etc.
Doing a survey: Do you download music?, No, I don't, etc.

WRITING
An e-mailintroducing yourself.
Prepositions of time: at 5.00, from 6 to 7, in March, on Sunday.

CULTURE
Teen survey.

WAY TO ENGLISH
Getting information: How can I help you?, When is the class?, etc.
A questionnaire: after-school activities.

EXERCISES FOR THE CLASS:
[coming soon]

ONLINE PRACTICE (self-study):
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Unit 4 - Great holidays

VOCABULARY
Geographical features: hill, forest, island, etc.
Clothing: coat, boots, dress, etc.

GRAMMAR
Present continuous: He's walking, I'm visiting the island, etc.
Present simple / present continuous: I swim, I'm swimming, etc.

READING
Mysterious Mexico.
A travel brochure.

LISTENING
A phone conversation.
Conversations about a holiday.

SPEAKING
Discussing photos:He's walking in the desert, He isn't visiting a mountain, etc.
Guessing: Are you swimming in a lake?, No, I'm not, etc.
Describing photos: Where's...in your picture?, He's at the beach, etc.

WRITING
A photo description.
Linking words: and, but, because.

CULTURE
Bike holidays.

WAY TO ENGLISH
Taking the bus: Where's the bus stop?, In ten minutes, etc.
Announcements: the train station in Rome.

EXERCISES FOR THE CLASS:
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ONLINE PRACTICE (self-study):
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Unit 5 - All about sport

VOCABULARY
Sport: running, rollerblading, golf, etc.
Sport venues and equipment: golf course, football pitch, helmet, etc.

GRAMMAR
Can: I can sing, We can't speak Spanish, etc.
Adverbs of manner: well, easily, fast, etc.
Modals: must, can, could.

READING
The history of basketball.
A school project.

LISTENING
A dialogue about sport.
A description of a sport.

SPEAKING
Talking about abilities: Can you run fast?, Yes, I can, etc.
Talking about rules and possibility: I should go home, I can get up late, etc.
Talking about sport: Where do you play it?, On a court, etc.

WRITING
A description of a sport.
Word order: Tom dances badly, She sings beautifully, etc.

CULTURE
Olympics etiquette.

WAY TO ENGLISH
Giving directions: It's next to the school, Do you know where...is?, etc.
Safety rules: writing safety rules for a sport.

EXERCISES FOR THE CLASS:
[coming soon]

ONLINE PRACTICE (self-study):
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Unit 6 - Amazing animals

VOCABULARY
Adjectives and animals: dolphin, horse, sheep, etc.
Animal groups: birds, amphibians, reptiles, etc.

GRAMMAR
Comparative adjectives: bigger, worse, etc.
(not) as...as...: Giraffes aren't as dangerous as snakes, etc.
Superlative adjectives: the ugliest, the best, etc.

READING
Robotic animals.
A magazine article.

LISTENING
Riddles.
A dialogue about animals.

SPEAKING
Telling riddles: It's ..., it lives in... It isn't as...as..., etc.
Comparing animals: A zebra is not as big as an alephant, etc.
Getting information about an animal: What type of animal is it?, It's a bird, etc.

WRITING
A report about an animal.
Adjectives: They live in hot places, They are bigger animals, etc.

CULTURE
Nature: wild pets.

WAY TO ENGLISH
Buying a ticket: What time does the zoo close?, How much are the tickets?, etc.
A travel site: When is the park open?, How far is it?, etc.

EXERCISES FOR THE CLASS:
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ONLINE PRACTICE (self-study):
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Unit 7 - It's a celebration!

VOCABULARY
Food: lettuce, cherries, onions, etc.
Adjectives of opinion: tasty, quiet, clean, etc.

GRAMMAR
There was / There were: There was a cake at the party, Was there any ice cream?, etc.
Was / were: The food was from Spain, Why were noodles tasty?, etc.

READING
Bugs for dinner.
An article.

LISTENING
Descriptions of food.
A conversation about a party.

SPEAKING
Describing a meal: Was there any turkey?, No, there wasn't, etc.
Talking about the past: Was popcorn a German food?, No, it wasn't, etc.
Describing an event: Where was it?, It was on Monday, etc.

WRITING
A description of an event.
Adverbs of degree: really, quite, not at all.

CULTURE
History: the history of cake.

WAY TO ENGLISH
Ordering food: How much is it?, I'd like a sandwich, please, etc.
Invitations: inviting a friend to a party.

EXERCISES FOR THE CLASS:
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ONLINE PRACTICE (self-study):
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Unit 8 - Changing the world

VOCABULARY
Achievements: create, save, organise, etc.
Goals: model, chef, pilot, etc.

GRAMMAR
Past simple: I watched TV, He ran quickly, etc.
Irregular verbs.

READING
Real life heroes.
A newspaper article.

LISTENING
A discussion about a person.
A dialogue about a famous person.

SPEAKING
Talking about important people: Cleopatra lived in Egypt, etc.
Talking about past activities: Did you do any sport?, Yes, I did, etc.
Exchanging biographical information: Where did he die?, She was from the US, etc.

WRITING
A biography.
Object pronouns: me, him, them, etc.

CULTURE
The Nobel Prize.

WAY TO ENGLISH
Asking for directions: Is there an exhibition?, It's on the first floor, etc.
At the museum: an exhibition about The Beatles.


EXERCISES FOR THE CLASS:
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ONLINE PRACTICE (self-study):
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Unit 9 - Going out

VOCABULARY
Places around town: shop, store, mall, etc.
Weekend activities: go on rides, go hiking, work out, etc.

GRAMMAR
Be going to: He isn't going to swim, They are going to watch a film, etc.
Present continuous (future): I'm meeting friends tomorrow, etc.

READING
Following the children.
An Internet article.

LISTENING
Plans.
Plans for the weekend.

SPEAKING
Talking about plans: What are you going to do?, Who are you going with?, etc.
Making predictions: Will people shop online?, Yes, they will, etc.
Making plans: Why don't we work out?, Are you busy at...?, etc.

WRITING
A blog entry about plans.
Connectors of sequence: first, then, next, finally.

CULTURE
Social history: Disney's dream.

WAY TO ENGLISH
Going out: I'd like a seat in row 7, Enjoy the film, etc.
Weekend plans: writing an e-mail with plans for the weekend.


EXERCISES FOR THE CLASS:
[coming soon]

ONLINE PRACTICE (self-study):
[coming soon]