2º E.S.O.

Getting started

VOCABULARY
Adjectives: good-looking, adventurous, strong, etc.
The house: pillow, toilet, bedroom, etc.
Animals: horse, elephant, bat, etc.
Places around town: library, museum, arcade, etc.
Sport: scuba diving, bowling, tennis, etc.

GRAMMAR
To be / Have got.
Possessives: my, your, his, etc.
Saxon genitive: Dad's car, The teachers' room, etc
Object pronouns: me, her. them, etc.
Present simple / Present continuous.

SPEAKING
Greetings and introductions: Nice to meet you,  Are you new here?, etc.
Classroom language: Listen carefully, Can I borrow a ruler?, etc.

EXERCISES FOR THE CLASS:
[coming soon]

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

Unit 1 - At school

VOCABULARY
School: glue, maths, history, etc
Activities: take photos, do experiments, etc.

GRAMMAR
Present simple / Present continuous.
Adverbs of frequency.
There is / there are
Articles & quantifiers: the, a/an, some. any, much, many, etc.
How many...? / How much...?

READING
School-in-a-box.
An FAQ page.

LISTENING
A conversation about school.
Museum tours.

SPEAKING
Exchanging information: How do you...?, What is X doing?, etc.
Talking about quantity: How many...ar there?, How much time...?, etc.
Describing a picture: The girl is reading a book, He looks very tired, etc.

WRITING
A photo description.
Paragraph structure: opening and closing sentences.

CULTURE
Sport: Making champions in China.

WAY TO ENGLISH
Talking about activities: Do you enjoy...?, I love painting pictures, etc.
Announcements: school activities.

GRAMMAR AND VOCABULARY EXERCISES (with key):
Extra practice 1
Extra practice 2

ONLINE PRACTICE (self-study):
Present Simple: 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9
Present Simple (Translation Spanish ->English): 1  2
Adverbs of Frequency: 1/ 2
Question words (What?, Who?, etc.) - 1 2 3

Unit 2 - In the news

VOCABULARY
Verbs: freeze, volunteer, reach, etc.
Life events: have a child, get married, get a job, etc.

GRAMMAR
Past simple (regular & irregular verbs).
Used to.

READING
Teenagers in the news.
News articles.

LISTENING
Dialogues about news stories.
A biography.

SPEAKING
Discussing the news: Why did he sail around the world?, Where did the team go?, etc.
Talking about habits: I used to watch the news, I didn't use to play basket, etc.
Discussing biographies: When was he born?, She got married in..., etc.

WRITING
A biography.
Connectors of sequence: first, next, then, etc.

CULTURE
Literature: J.R.R. Tolkien and Hobbits.

WAY TO ENGLISH
Making recommendations: It was boring, The plot was exciting, etc.
Extending invitations: Would you like to see...?, Why don't we go to...?, etc.

GRAMMAR AND VOCABULARY EXERCISES (with key):
Extra practice 1
Extra practice 2
ONLINE PRACTICE (self-study):
[coming soon]

Unit 3 - Seeing the world

VOCABULARY
Adjectives: relaxing, pleasant, ideal, etc.
Geography: east, glaziers, coral reef, etc.

GRAMMAR
Comparison of adjectives: longer than..., the best, etc.
Other comparisons: (not) as ... as., too..., (not) ... enough.

READING
Amazing hotels.
A travel brochure.

LISTENING
A TV programme.
Photo descriptions.

SPEAKING
Comparing places: It is less expensive than..., It's more peaceful than..., etc.
Describing a hotel: The bedroom isn't big enough, It's too far, etc.
Planning a holiday: Where do you want to go?, How about travelling to..?, etc.

WRITING
A report about a travel destination.
Text organisation: opening, body & closing.

CULTURE
History: Tourism in the 1800s.

WAY TO ENGLISH
Givng directions: Go straight, Which way should I go?, etc.
Getting information: an e-mail to a Bed & Breakfast.


GRAMMAR AND VOCABULARY EXERCISES (with key):
Extra practice 1
Extra practice 2
ONLINE PRACTICE (self-study):
[coming soon]

Unit 4 - Everyday life

VOCABULARY
The weather:
The family:

GRAMMAR
Subject / Object questions: Who likes pets?, What does he like?, etc.
Adverbs of manner: quickly, well, etc

READING
Spotlight on teens.
A magazine article.

LISTENING
A phone conversation.
A rado interview.

SPEAKING
Asking questions: Who rode a camel?, Where does he go?, etc.
Comparing actions: I write more clearly than..., She runs faster than ..., etc.

WRITING
A personal profile.
Linking words: so, because, but, etc.

CULTURE
Geography: Houses around the world.

WAY TO ENGLISH
Describing homes: Which floor do you live on?, Have you got a garden?, ec.
Instructions: Enter code, Type your message, etc.

GRAMMAR AND VOCABULARY EXERCISES (with key):
Extra practice 1
Extra practice 2
ONLINE PRACTICE (self-study):
[coming soon]

Unit 5 - It's a crime

VOCABULARY
Crime: investigate, muder, prison, etc.
People and crime: thief, judge, witness, etc.

GRAMMAR
Past Continuous.
Past continuous / past simple.

READING
The inspiration of Mr Budd.
A crime story.

LISTENING
A crime story.
Court cases.

SPEAKING
Talking about the past: Were you doing homework?, No, I wasn't. I was..., etc.
Talking about a story: Strickland's hair was..., Arnold went to..., etc.
Investigating a crime: What were you doing when...?, I was shopping, etc.

WRITING
A narrative.
Narrative linkers: when, while, the next day, etc.

CULTURE
Science: A police investigation.

WAY TO ENGLISH
Following rules: Quiet, No ball games, etc.
Reporting crimes: What time did the fire begin?, Who reported the robbery?, etc.

GRAMMAR AND VOCABULARY EXERCISES (with key):
Extra practice 1
Extra practice 2
ONLINE PRACTICE (self-study):
[coming soon]

Unit 6 - Going green

VOCABULARY
Transport: aeroplane, bus, ferry, etc.
Verbs: harm, protect, damage, etc.

GRAMMAR
Future tenses: will, be going to, present continuous.
First conditional: If I travel to Holland, I will..., etc.
Second conditional: If I were in Japan, I'd eat..., etc.

READING
The 3D Express Coach.
A blog entry.

LISTENING
A radio programme.
Plans.

SPEAKING
Discussing the future: Are you going to...?, Yes I am, etc.
Talking about situations: If I walk to school, I..., If I moved to Madrid, I'd..., etc.
Talking about plans: Where are you going?, I'm going to..., etc.

WRITING
Predictions.
Connectors of result: so, for this reason, as a result.

CULTURE
Science: Our Earth.

WAY TO ENGLISH
Getting information: Excuse me, when does ..?, It's leaving from..., etc.
Using charts: pie charts, bar charts and line charts.

GRAMMAR AND VOCABULARY EXERCISES (with key):
Extra practice 1
Extra practice 2
ONLINE PRACTICE (self-study):
[coming soon]

Unit 7 - Living your life

VOCABULARY
Experiencies: row a boat, break a record, get lost, etc.
Adjectives: frightened, surprised, risky, etc.

GRAMMAR
Present perfect simple: I've rowed a boat, He's been in England, etc.
For / Since: For two years, Since April, etc.

READING
Circus for all.
A web page.

LISTENING
A conversation about wish lists.
A discussion about a record breaker.

SPEAKING
Comparing experiencies: Have you ever...?, How about you?, ec.
Asking about duration: How long have you...?, I've played... for..., etc.
Talking about experiencies: Have you ever ridden a bike?, I'd be too frightened, etc.

WRITING
A review of a TV programme.
Word order (adjectives and adverbs): It's a silly programme, She sings loudly, etc.

CULTURE
Social media.

WAY TO ENGLISH
Doing a survey about TV: How much TV do you watch?, I don't watch soap operas, etc.
Online posts: A post about social networking.

GRAMMAR AND VOCABULARY EXERCISES (with key):
Extra practice 1
Extra practice 2
ONLINE PRACTICE (self-study):
[coming soon]

Unit 8 - Healthy choices

VOCABULARY
Nutrition: carbohydrates, vitamins, salt, etc.
Fitness: get fit, gain weight, exercise, etc.

GRAMMAR
Modals: can, could, must, mustn't, should.

READING
The food of champions.
A magazine article.

LISTENING
Monlogues about healthy habits.
A dialogue about school projects.

SPEAKING
Talking about nutrition: You shouldn't eat junk food, you can buy snacks..., etc.
Discussing lifestyles: I need to exercise, I should play more basket, etc.
Giving advice: Maybe you should at more vegetables, I think you should see a doctor, etc.

WRITING
A news report.
Prepositions: against, to, of, at, on, for, with.

CULTURE
Sport: A brave friendship.

WAY TO ENGLISH
Sharing information: Where did they play?, Who scored the most points?, etc.
Texting: answering to text messages.

GRAMMAR AND VOCABULARY EXERCISES (with key):
Extra practice 1
Extra practice 2
ONLINE PRACTICE (self-study):
[coming soon]

Unit 9 - shopping spree

VOCABULARY
Fashion: handbag sunglasses, belt, etc.
Adjectives: lovely, modern, second-hand, etc.

GRAMMAR
Reported speech: Amy said that Paul was wearing..., etc.
Gerunds and infinitives: I enjoy going shopping, He wants to buy..., etc.

READING
Money lessons.
A magazine article.

LISTENING
A documentary.
Shopping.

SPEAKING
Reporting what people said: My friend said..., He said..., etc.
Expressing opinions: I like wearing..., Shopping is..., etc.
Buying a gift: Let's buy Amy a watch, I don't think so, etc.

WRITING
A clothing description.
Adjective order: opinion - size - colour.

CULTURE
Unusual uniforms.

WAY TO ENGLISH
Going shoppng: Can I help you?, I'm not sure, etc.
Online notices: writing a notice to sell online.

GRAMMAR AND VOCABULARY EXERCISES (with key):
Extra practice 1
Extra practice 2
ONLINE PRACTICE (self-study):
[coming soon]