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Units & topics

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Speaking &
writing
Talking about names

Names

Talking about memory

Memory

Anecdote: somebody who is


very important to you

Describing
people

Home towns
Holidays
Countries

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G rammar, L exis &


P ronunciation

A woman talking about her different


names

The name game

eHow to remember names


Stand By Me

Question forms: word order.


Subject questions
Family words. Describing people:
looks + adjective v. looks like + noun
Long vowel sounds

Celebrities
Relationships
Love stories

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11 Smile

Talking about places in your


country

Four people talking about their


home town

Writing a letter giving a positive


description of a city

Holiday competition

Everythings wrong here!

Talking about products from


different countries

Talking about love, marriage &


separation
Writing a narrative about the
stages of a relationship
Talking about when you first met
somebody

Sport
Fitness

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5 Review 1
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6 Shop
Presents
Clothes
Shopping

Talking about sports


personalities

What is/are ... like? Countable &


uncountable nouns. Quantity expressions
City landmarks. Adjectives to describe
places. Countries & nationalities.
Geographical location

Imperatives. Grammar of phrasal verbs

Happiness

Talking about character

Whats in a smile?

Stress

Talking about stress

Optimist or pessimist what are you?

Describing faces. Describing character.


Verb patterns. Phrasal verbs

/s/, /z/, /Iz/

Past simple & past continuous

Game show with a couple talking


about when they first met

Expressions to do with relationships.


Narrative linkers

Great love affairs

16 Ways to de-stress

12 Rebel

Talking about protests

Global May Day protest

Dynamic & stative meanings. Passives

Protest

Talking about famous rebels

Protest. Word families

Environment

Anecdote: things you did wrong


as a child

People talking about why they are


protesting

Stress in nouns ending in -ion

for & since. been.


Present perfect simple & continuous

on & at. Informal language

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Talking about attitudes to sport


Anecdote: your experiences of
sport at school

Golfing genius

What people really want for their birthday

Talking about clothes

Three men talking about shopping

Talking about attitudes to


shopping

Schwa //

Dancing
Going out

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A woman buying a mobile phone

Nightmare jobs

Experience

Anecdote: a retired person you


know well

Interview with the owner of a


department store

Writing a letter of application for


a job

Expressions with hand. Time expressions.


Employment words & expressions

Stress & intonation in formal


presentations

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16 Lifestyle
Longevity
Predictions
Food

page 94

17 Animals

Money

Talking about music


Talking about future plans

Pop stars

The good, the bad and the extremely


generous

page 46

Writing an online application to


get a grant

Talking about dating

Dating

Talking about schooldays

Education

Anecdote: talking about your


favourite subject at school

Pets

page 100

A pop star talks about his future

Future forms: (be) going to & present


continuous
Words & expressions about money &
music

A pop star talks about his upcoming


tour
The Rules

18 Weird

A woman talking about her experience


with The Rules
Schooldays of a rock star
Training to be a geisha

L
P

Disco diva or two left feet?

Anecdote: the last time you went


dancing

Party island; The clubs

Talking about conflict between


parents and teenage children

Billy Elliot

Talking about annoying phone


habits

Phone moans

Offers & requests. Indirect questions

Three phone conversations

Talking about phone calls

A phone conversation

Telephone language. Social register.


Telephone numbers. say, tell & ask

Talking about appropriate toys


for 12-year-olds

Why I bought my child a gun

Three people talking about Ibiza

Modals of advice, obligation &


permission present & past:
must, mustnt, couldnt, should, shouldnt,
have to, dont have to

Six short conversations

Skills-based activities to review all the main language points in Units 1114. Includes interviews with five people waiting for
tickets for Wimbledon, an article about the noble art of queuing and a sketch entitled The Door.
Talking about longevity

How not to die before you get old

Anecdote: the healthiest person


you know

A telephone enquiry about health farms

Talking about life predictions

104 things to do with a banana

Six short conversations

Talking about food

Talking about wild animals

Animal facts

Talking about animal


characteristics

Six stories about animals

Anecdote: a pet

King Jim

Three people talk about their pets

Talking about crop circles

The cream of the crop circle theories

Talking about strange


coincidences

Interview with an expert on crop circles

Aliens & UFOs

Anecdote: strange experiences


you have had

Reincarnation

page 106

Writing a story

Coincidences

Strange coincidences

Future time clauses after when, if,


as soon as.
will for prediction

Collocations. Food. Food idioms. Food


preparation

Sounds & spelling

Relative clauses with that, which, who.


Conditionals

Animals. Prepositions after verbs &


adjectives

Homophones

Narrative tenses: past simple,


past continuous, past perfect

How + adjectives/adverbs ?
have/make/take + noun structures

Two people talk about strange


coincidences they have had
Roswell, New Mexico

19 Wheels
G

Talking about going out

A woman talks about her friends pet


iguana

Crop circles
G

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Collocations to do with presents. Clothes


& accessories. Expressions to use in shops

Present perfect for time up to now


(v. past simple for finished time)

Money

10 Review 2

Verbs with two objects. Present & past


simple with adverbs of frequency. Verb
patterns: like, enjoy, prefer etc. + -ing form

Talking about money

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Wild animals

Talking about employment

9 Rules

Toys

page 88

A man buying a womans top

Work

8 Rich

Words, expressions & collocations to do


with sport. Numbers

How much is she wearing?

Three people talking about their jobs

page 40

Skills-based activities to review all the main language points in Units 14. Includes Sophie and Pauls report on their blind date,
a listening and reading about Vinnie Jones and a sketch entitled Gossip.

Talking about jobs & experiences

Retirement

Comparative & superlative adjectives.


Comparison structures

Interview with a fan of Tiger Woods

Anecdote: a present you have


bought for somebody

Image of a rebel

Writing a report

14 Call
G

Talking about how green you are

Rebel rebel

Irregular verb sound groups

Suspicious Minds

Are you dangerously unfit?

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7 Job

Dont Worry, Be Happy

page 64

Word stress: nationalities

What went wrong?

Talking about fitness

G rammar, L exis &


P ronunciation

Smile and the world smiles with you ...

13 Dance

Advertisers discussing which sports


personality should advertise their
isotonic drink

Reading &
listening texts

Talking about smiling

Telephones

4 Fit

Speaking &
writing

Laughter the best medicine

Anecdote: the best city you have


ever visited

3 Couples

Units & topics

A man talking about his best friend

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2 Place

Reading &
listening texts

Talking about cars

My first car

Cars

Anecdote: your dream car


Talking about advantages &
disadvantages of cars

Journeys

Three people discuss the advantages &


disadvantages of cars

Past time: used to. Opinions, advice &


suggestions.
Cars. Adverbs of manner & attitude

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Describing character. Education

Writing about a childhood


holiday journey

Radio phone-in about driving problems


The Lost Continent by Bill Bryson
24 Hours From Tulsa

Linking. Word stress

Skills-based activities to review all the main language points in Units 69. Includes an interview with a customs officer, an
article about three generations of the same family and a board game entitled The Revision Game.

20 Review 4
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Skills-based activities to review all the main language points in Units 1619. Includes a reading and a listening about a lottery
win, an article about a lucky escape and a board game entitled Lets talk about

Additional material page 124 Verb structures page 129 Grammar glossary page 131 Phonetic symbols page 131 Irregular verbs page 132 Tapescripts page 133