4º E.S.O.

Getting started

VOCABULARY
Places in town: church, tennis court, etc.
Adjectives: brave, lazy, etc.
Food: protein, sugar, etc.
The animal world: amphibian, sheep, etc.

GRAMMAR
Present simple & continuous: I swim / She's swimming, etc.
Past simple & continuous: I ran, I was runnng, etc.
Articles & quantifiers: the, a/an, some, any, a lot, etc.
Comparison of adjectives: longer than..., the best, etc.
Comparative structures: too young, (not) easy enough.
Comparison of adverbs: She sings well, We did it more beautifully than you, etc.

SPEAKING
Exchanging personal information: What type of person are you?, What year are you in?, etc.
Classroom language: How do you spell...?, Can you repeat that, please?, etc.

EXERCISES FOR THE CLASS:
[coming soon]

IRREGULAR VERBS LIST: 
Student's Book, pages 180-181.

ONLINE PRACTICE (self-study):
Irregular verbs online exercises  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12
(¡¡Los verbos irregulares más usados de 10 en 10 y con audio!! ¡Pruébalo!)
Past Simple: 1  2  3  4  5 Past Simple - Translation Spanish ->English: 1  2
Question words: 1 2 3 4 5

Unit 1 - Taking risks

VOCABULARY
Risks and dangers: turn back, give up, support, etc.
Adjctives: daring, sceptical, humble, etc.

GRAMMAR
Future verb tenses: will, be going to, present continuous.
Future continuous: We will be waiting here, etc.

READING
The sky is our limit.
Wingsuit jumping school.
A brochure.

SPEAKING
Talking about plans: I'm going to go skydiving. It wll be great, etc.
Comparing activities: At 11 tonight I'll be sleeping, Not me I'll be studying, etc.
Interviewing: How would you describe yourself?, I'm mad about sport, etc.

LISTENING
A conversation about a extreme sports festival.
Interviews: an interview about for the school newspaper.

WRITING
A report about a person.
Connectors of cause: because (of), since, as, due to, as a result of.
Connectors of effect: as a result, so, therefore.

CULTURE
Media: On the front line.

WAY TO ENGLISH
Giving warnings: Don' touch!, Watch out for sharks, Caution!, etc.
Safety instructions: wear water shoes, never panic, etc.

EXERCISES FOR THE CLASS:
[coming soon]

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

Unit 2 - Kings and queens

VOCABULARY
Royalty: relatives, army, advisor, etc.
Films and television: twists, spoiler, ratings, etc.

GRAMMAR
Relative clauses.
Some-, any-, no- compounds: something, anywhere, nobody, etc.

READING
Game of Thrones.
A TV review.

SPEAKING
Doing a trivia quiz: What was the name of...?, Who is the heir to...?, etc.
Giving information: I enjoy watching..., which..., My favourite actor is..., who..., etc.
Talking about films: What type of film is it?, It's a romantic musical, etc.

LISTENING
A discussion about a language: Dothraki language in Game of Thrones.
A film review.

WRITING
A film review.
Connectors of contrast: but, however, although, even though, while, despite.

CULTURE
Culture: Pop star royalty.

WAY TO ENGLISH
Meeting friends: I'm not sure. Can I get...?, Will you be free on...?, etc.
A presentation: a place you have visited/ want to visit.

EXERCISES FOR THE CLASS:
[coming soon]

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

Unit 3 - It's a mystery!

VOCABULARY
Mysteries: notice, look into, assume, etc.
Natural & supernatural phenomena: roar, smoke, flames, etc.

GRAMMAR
Present perfect simple/ Past simple: I saw a ghost, I've never seen a ghost, etc.
Past perfect simple/ Past simple: He discovered that..., I had never told anyone, etc.
Used to: He used to hang out with friends, We didn't use to visit the village, etc.

READING
The green children.
An article.

SPEAKING
Discussing the news: What happened?, An aeroplane has vanished, etc.
Telling a story: On Friday evening I went to..., This story took place in ..., etc.
Talking about unusual phenomena: When did this occur?, In July 2014, etc.

LISTENING
A mystery tour: Listening to a tour guide telling visitors about a mystery.
School presentations: Listening to students presenting their school projects.

WRITING
A narrative.
Connectors of sequence: previously, at first, in the beginning, eventually, finally, in the end.

CULTURE
Culture: What's in a name?

WAY TO ENGLISH
UK & US English: Identifying British and American speakers.
Online posts: posting opinions about superstitions.

EXERCISES FOR THE CLASS:
[coming soon]

ONLINE PRACTICE (self-study):
Past Simple: 1  2  3  4  5 Past Simple - Translation Spanish ->English: 1  2
Used to: 1  2  3  4
Used to - Translation Spanish ->English: 1  2
[more coming soon]

Unit 4 - Living together

VOCABULARY
Social interacton: sense of belonging, pull my wight, lend, etc.
City life: slum, low-income, commute, etc.

GRAMMAR
First and ∅ conditionals: If I arrive soon, I'll... / If you boil water, it evaporates, etc.
Time clauses: I don't go out before I finish / As soon as I see it, I buy it, etc.
Second and third conditionals: If I were you, I'd... / If I had known, I wouldn't have..., etc.

READING
Ants: All for one and one for all.
An infographic.

SPEAKING
Comparing behaviour: What do you do as soon as...?, What do you do if someone...?, etc.
Expressing regret: If I had been..., I wouldn't have... / If they hadn't..., we would have..., etc.
Talking about problems and solutions: There's a lot of litter in the park, Why don't you...?, etc.

LISTENING
A quiz: animals.
A radio programme: problems and solutions.

WRITING
A formal e-mail about a problem.
Formal language: Could you please...?, I would appreciate..., etc.

CULTURE
Social studies: Let's fight back.

WAY TO ENGLISH
Interviewing: Would you like to work...?, Have you ever...?, etc.
A questionnaire: writing a questionnaire for volunteer work.

EXERCISES FOR THE CLASS:
[coming soon]


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

Unit 5 - Made for you

VOCABULARY
Marketing: tempted, attract, convey, etc.
Shopping: save up, discount, credit card, etc.

GRAMMAR
The passive: present simple, past simple and future simple.

READING
Consumers: Watch out!
A web page.

SPEAKING
Describing a product: It's made of..., They are sold at..., etc.
Talking about the future: I think there will be less supermarkets/ I don't agree, I think they will..., etc.
Making a decision: I'll take it!, Nice choice, etc.

LISTENING
A news report: Singles' Day.
A conversation in a shop.

WRITING
An opinon esay.
Expressing opinions: I believe..., I think..., I feel..., In my opinion..., In my view..., etc.

CULTURE
Economics: The money in our pocket.

WAY TO ENGLISH
Buying and selling: How much do you want for...?, We can negotiate on the price, etc.
Messaging: writing an SMS advert.

EXERCISES FOR THE CLASS:
[coming soon]


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

Unit 6 - Saving our planet

VOCABULARY
Environment: landfills, bury, renewable, etc.
Recycling: carton, peel, wool, etc.

GRAMMAR
Reported speech: He said that pollution was destroying... / Rose asked when they met, etc.
Reporting verbs: announce, admit, promise, etc.

READING
Cleaning up the sea.
A special interest report.

SPEAKING
Reporting what people said: My friend suggested that we..., etc.
Reporting a conversation: He told his friend not to throw..., The child promised that he would..., etc.
Conducting a survey: What kind of things do you recycle?, One student said that he..., etc.

LISTENING
A radio interview: Iceland and the environment.
A survey.

WRITING
A travel post.
Connectors of addition: also, in addition, moreover, furthermore, besides, as well as.

CULTURE
Environment: Galápagos, a remote paradise.

WAY TO ENGLISH
Checking in at a hotel: Lunch is served at..., Enjoy your stay, etc.
Adverts: writing an advert for an eco-tour.

EXERCISES FOR THE CLASS:
[coming soon]


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

Unit 7 - Be healthy!

VOCABULARY
Parts of the body: heart, ribs, shoulder, etc.
Health problems: cough, sneeze, bite, etc.

GRAMMAR
Modals: should, must, have to/need to, don't have to/don't need to, mustn't.

READING
From Coma to Coldplay.
An online article.

SPEAKING
Speculating: His chest hurts, He might have a heart problem, etc.
Talking about health: I fell and hurt my ankle, You should put some ice on it, etc.
Talking about pictures: This picture shows... I suppose..., It looks like..., etc.

LISTENING
A discussion about health: a radio discussion about three athletes.
A discussion about health problems.

WRITING
An informal e-mail.
Informal language: Hope to hear from you soon, How are you?, etc.

CULTURE
Technology: An app for phobias.

WAY TO ENGLISH
Going to the doctor: Does it hurt when I touch?, How often should I take it?, etc.
An e-mail: writing an e-mail requesting information.

EXERCISES FOR THE CLASS:
[coming soon]


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

Unit 8 - Making sense

VOCABULARY
The senses: blind, sniff, sign language, etc.
Descriptive adjectives: chilly, damp, bright, etc.

GRAMMAR
Gerunds and infinitives: It's easy to understand, I enjoy writing, etc.

READING
Travellers: Through someone else's eyes.
A blog entry.

SPEAKING
Talking about preferences: I can't start..., I often feel like..., Me neither, etc.
Talking about yourself: I often forget to..., I'll never forget going..., etc.
Discussing an experience: You'll never believe what happened..., Where did it happen?, etc.

LISTENING
A discussion about an experiment: fizzy drink.
A dialogue about an experience: Vienna.

WRITING
A description of an experience.
Adjectives and adverbs: colourful, empty, quite, extremely, etc.

CULTURE
London, a multicultural city.

WAY TO ENGLISH
Giving directions: Which direction do I need to go?, Go southbound, etc.
A web page: a blurb for a web page about a museum.

EXERCISES FOR THE CLASS:
[coming soon]


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

Unit 9 - Bridge to the future

VOCABULARY
Review.

GRAMMAR
Review.

READING
Review

SPEAKING
Review.

LISTENING
Review.

WRITING
Review.
A formal e-mail of application.

EXERCISES FOR THE CLASS:
[coming soon]


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