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Plan of Book 1

Titles/Topics Speaking Grammar
UNIT 1 PAGES 2-7
Please call me Beth. Introducing yourself; introducing Wh-questions and statements with
Introductions and greetings; someone; checking information; be; questions: what, where, who,
names; countries and nationalities exchanging personal information; and how; yes/no questions and
saying hello and good-bye short answers with be; subject
UNIT 2 PAGES 8-13 pronouns; possessive adjectives

How do you spend your day? Describing work and school; Simple present Wh-questions and
Jobs, workplaces, and school; asking for and giving opinions; statements; question: when; time
daily schedules; clock time describing daily schedules expressions: at, in, on, around,
early, late, until, before, and after

PROGRESS CHECK PAGES 14-15

UNIT 3 PAGES 16-21
How much is it? Talking about prices; giving Demonstratives: this, that, these,
Shopping and prices; clothing and opinions; discussing preferences; those; one and ones; questions:
personal items; colors and materials making comparisons; buying and how much and which; comparisons
selling things with adjectives

UNIT 4 PAGES 22-27
Do you like rap? Talking about likes and dislikes; Yes/no and Wh-questions with do;
Music, movies, and TV programs; giving opinions; making question: what kind; object
entertainers; invitations and invitations and excuses pronouns; modal verb would;
excuses; dates and times verb + to + verb

PROGRESS CHECK PAGES 28-29

UNIT 5 PAGES 30-35
Tell me about your family. Talking about families and family Present continuous yes/no and Wh-
Families; typical families members; exchanging information questions, statements, and short
about the present; describing answers; quantifiers: all, nearly all,
family life most, many, a lot of, some, not many,
UNIT 6 PAGES 36-41 a few, and few; pronoun: no one

How often do you exercise? Asking about and describing Adverbs of frequency: always,
Sports, fitness activities, and routines and exercise; talking almost always, usually, often,
exercise; routines about frequency; discussing sometimes, hardly ever, almost
sports and athletes; talking never, and never; questions: how
about abilities often, how long, how well, and
how good; short answers
PROGRESS CHECK PAGES 42-43

UNIT 7 PAGES 44-49
We had a great time! Talking about past events; giving Simple past yes/no and
Free-time and weekend activities; opinions about past experiences; Wh-questions, statements, and
chores; vacations talking about vacations short answers with regular and
irregular verbs; past of be

UNIT 8 PAGES 50-55
What’s your neighborhood like? Asking about and describing There is/there are; one, any, and
Stores and places in a city; locations of places; asking about some; prepositions of place;
neighborhoods; houses and and describing neighborhoods; quantifiers; questions: how many
apartments asking about quantities and how much; count and noncount
nouns
PROGRESS CHECK PAGES 56-57

vi Interchange Third Editon Page 18 of 102

listening to Reading about and taking a quiz descriptions of sports participation Self-study: Listening to a quiz about health and fitness Reduction of did you Writing a postcard “Vacation disasters”: Describing a Listening to descriptions and “Vacation Postcards”: Reading terrible vacation opinions of past events and about different kinds of vacations vacations Self-study: Listening to a police officer interviewing a possible thief Reduction of there is/there are Writing a roommate wanted ad “Neighborhood committee”: Making Listening for locations and “The World in One Neighborhood”: a neighborhood a better place descriptions of places Reading about a New York City Self-study: Listening for locations neighborhood in a neighborhood Interchange Third Editon Page 19 of 102 vii . different countries things listening for items.Pronunciation/Listening Writing/Reading Interchange Activity Linked sounds Writing questions requesting “Getting to know you”: Collecting Listening for names and countries personal information personal information about “What’s in a Name?”: Reading classmates Self-study: Listening for personal information about popular names Syllable stress Writing a biography of a “Common ground”: Finding Listening to descriptions of jobs classmate similarities in classmates’ daily and daily schedules “Why Do You Need a Job?”: schedules Self-study: Listening to a description Reading about people who of a weekly schedule need jobs Sentence stress Writing a comparison of prices in “Flea market”: Buying and selling Listening to people shopping. and “The World’s Online Marketplace™- opinions eBay!”: Reading about online Self-study: Listening to people shopping discussing clothing options Intonation in questions Writing a text message “What’s the question?”: Writing and Identifying musical styles. listening “Christina Aguilera”: Reading asking questions for likes and dislikes about a famous entertainer Self-study: Listening to people making invitations Intonation in statements Writing an e-mail about family “Family facts”: Finding out Listening for family relationships “The Changing Family”: Reading information about classmates’ about an American family families Self-study: Listening to an interview with a new student Intonation with direct address Writing about favorite activities “Do you dance?”: Finding out about Listening to people talking about “Health and Fitness Quiz”: classmates’ abilities free-time activities. prices.

questions: how far. talking about tense. taking and leaving messages UNIT 16 PAGES 106-111 A change for the better! Exchanging personal information. how measurements long. modal verb Health problems. verb + infinitive PROGRESS CHECK PAGES 112-113 SELF-STUDY viii Interchange Third Editon Page 20 of 102 . should for suggestions. statements. Present perfect yes/no and Past experiences. modal verbs can and tourism and should UNIT 12 PAGES 78-83 It really works! Talking about health problems. though. giving ask reasons. plans and hopes for describing changes. unusual exchanging information about Wh-questions. expressing opinions. Infinitive complements.Titles/Topics Speaking Grammar UNIT 9 PAGES 58-63 What does she look like? Asking about and describing Questions for describing people: Appearance and dress. too. asking for and can. products in a pharmacy making requests. neither. countries cities. messages with tell and activities. people people tall. look like. how long. suggestions. how hot. for and since UNIT 11 PAGES 72-77 It’s a very exciting place! Asking about and describing Adverbs before adjectives. already and yet. So. the past tense. and what color. hometowns. modal verbs remedies. talking about travel and however. and the comparative. could. the present the future plans for the future perfect. modifiers with participles and prepositions UNIT 10 PAGES 64-69 Have you ever ridden a camel? Describing past experiences. making Comparative and superlative forms World geography and facts. . . simple PROGRESS CHECK PAGES 70-71 past. of adjectives. and either. Cities. telephone messages refusing invitations. making Future with present continuous and Invitations and excuses. leisure-time invitations. accepting and be going to. and may for requests giving suggestions PROGRESS CHECK PAGES 84-85 UNIT 13 PAGES 86-91 May I take your order? Expressing likes and dislikes. how high. how and clothing styles. and how cold PROGRESS CHECK PAGES 98-99 UNIT 15 PAGES 100-105 I’m going to a soccer match. modal Food and restaurants agreeing and disagreeing. comparisons. identifying What . countries talking about distances and how big. present perfect vs. clothing people’s appearance. but. and activities past experiences and events short answers with regular and irregular past participles. Talking about plans. asking for and giving conjunctions: and. medication and asking for and giving advice. how old. Describing changes with the present Life changes. how deep. verbs would and will for requests ordering a meal UNIT 14 PAGES 92-97 The biggest and the best! Describing countries.

Pronunciation/Listening Writing/Reading Interchange Activity Contrastive stress Writing an e-mail describing “Find the differences”: Comparing Listening to descriptions of people. ”: Reading fun places in a city and hometowns. identifying errors Vowel sounds /ou/ and /8 / Writing a proposal for a class “My possible future”: Planning a Listening to descriptions of changes party possible future Self-study: Listening to people at “Setting Personal Goals”: Reading a class reunion about goals and priorities Interchange Third Editon Page 21 of 102 ix . identifying styles Linked sounds Writing a letter to an old friend “Lifestyle survey”: Finding out Listening to descriptions of events “Taking the Risk”: Reading about about a classmate’s lifestyle Self-study: Listening to a job unusual or dangerous sports interview. . listening to descriptions of experiences Can’t and shouldn’t Writing a magazine article “City guide”: Creating a guide to Listening to descriptions of cities “Greetings from . people two pictures of a party identifying people “Hip-Hop Style”: Reading about Self-study: Listening to descriptions clothing styles of people. listening for about famous cities incorrect information Self-study: Listening to descriptions of vacation destinations Reduction of to Writing a letter to an advice “Help!”: Playing a board game Listening to health problems and columnist advice “Rain Forest Remedies?”: Reading Self-study: Listening to advice for about natural products as medicine a camping trip Stress in responses Writing a restaurant review “Plan a menu”: Creating a menu Listening to restaurant orders “To Tip or Not to Tip”: Reading of dishes Self-study: Listening to people about tipping customs talking about restaurant orders Questions of choice Writing an article about a country “How much do you know?”: Taking Listening to a TV game show “Things You Can Do to Help the a general knowledge quiz Self-study: Listening to people Environment”: Reading about the discussing Chiang Mai environment Reduction of could you and would Writing unusual favors “Weekend plans”: Finding out about you “Cell Phone Etiquette”: Reading classmates’ weekend plans Listening to telephone messages about cell phone manners Self-study: Listening to telephone messages. .