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English Unlimited Pre-intermediate

and the Common European Framework
of Reference for Languages (CEF)
Contents
Part 1 The level of English Unlimited Pre-intermediate
Part 2 Selection of scales from the CEF
Part 3 Map A: how the goals of the CEF are realised in English Unlimited Pre-intermediate
Part 4 Map B: how each unit of English Unlimited Pre-intermediate relates to the CEF

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Part 1
The level of English Unlimited
Pre-intermediate
This table shows the six ‘criterion’ levels of the CEF (A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2) and the three ‘plus’
levels (A2+, B1+, B2+).
English Unlimited Pre-intermediate completes A2+ and moves well into B1.

ALTE level Cambridge exams IELTS exams CEF levels English Unlimited
5 Certificate of Proficiency in 7.5 C2
English Mastery
CPE

4 Certificate in Advanced 6.5 C1
English Operational
CAE Proficiency

B2+

3 First Certificate in English 5.5 B2
FCE Vantage

B1+

2 Preliminary English Test 4 B1
PET Threshold

English Unlimited
A2+ Pre-intermediate

1 Key English Test 3 A2
KET Waystage

Breakthrough A1
Breakthrough

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messages and forms LISTENING • Overall listening comprehension • Understanding conversation • Listening to announcements and instructions • Listening to audio media and recordings READING • Overall reading comprehension • Reading correspondence • Reading for orientation • Reading for information and argument • Reading instructions English Unlimited Pre-intermediate Teacher’s Pack  Photocopiable © Cambridge University Press 2010 . SPEAKING • Describing experience • Conversation • Informal discussion • Goal-oriented co-operation • Transactions to obtain goods and services • Information exchange • Compensating • Turntaking • Asking for clarification WRITING • Creative writing • Correspondence • Notes. listening and reading. For convenience.Part 2 Selection of scales from the CEF English Unlimited Pre-intermediate aims to enable learners to achieve goals from the following scales of the CEF. the scales are organised under four headings: speaking. writing.

1.2.2. 6.T talk about past events and present activities activities (A2+) 1. Target activity 1. 10.T describe past events 4.S use vague language can express and respond to feelings such as surprise.2. interest and indifference (B1) 9.T say how you feel happiness.T talk about plans and arrangements 13.2 thank people and apologise English Unlimited Pre-intermediate Teacher’s Pack  Photocopiable © Cambridge University Press 2010 .T describe countries 12.2 talk about weather possessions (A2+) 6.T say where places are familiar subjects within his/her field of interest (B1) 12.T talk about past habits and states can use simple descriptive language to make 3. Explore speaking page SPEAKING CEF goals English Unlimited Pre-intermediate goals Describing experience can give straightforward descriptions on a variety of 12.T describe objects points (A2+) 8.T talk about your interests and how they started 6.T give and respond to different kinds of news 9. Explore writing page 2.2.T talk about past events and present activities routines.T talk about people’s lives and achievements can describe dreams.2. 9. 6.2 – Unit 1. hopes and ambitions (B1) 11.T talk about possessions can give short. 9.T – Unit 1.S explain words you don’t know 9. lesson 1 1. habits and 1.W – Unit 1. 9. 8.T talk about your interests and how they started 3. 8.2.T make comparisons 8.S show interest in a conversation sometimes be difficult to follow when trying to say 4.1. basic descriptions of events and 1.S – Unit 2. 12.2 talk about food and eating can describe plans and arrangements.2 describe past events 4.T describe objects 8. past activities and personal experiences (A2+) 1. 12.1.1 describe imaginary situations can describe events.1. sadness.T ask for news 12. lesson 2 1.2.2 tell a story can tell a story or describe something in a simple list of 8.T tell a travel anecdote can narrate a story (B1) 4. real or imagined (B1) 4.T give and respond to different kinds of news 9.T talk about present habits 10.S develop a conversation by asking questions and giving exactly what he/she would like to (B1) longer answers 8.2 talk about food and eating brief statements about and compare objects and 6. 13.T talk about possessions Conversation can maintain a conversation or discussion but may 4.Part 3 Map A: how the goals of the CEF are realised in English Unlimited Pre-intermediate Key 1. 9.1 – Unit 1.

1 make guesses and predictions 11. 14.T talk about ways to solve problems 14.2 talk about weather 6.T talk about rules and obligations 5.T have a discussion 14.T make suggestions 5. 11.2.T talk about ways to solve problems 14.T give advice English Unlimited Pre-intermediate Teacher’s Pack  Photocopiable © Cambridge University Press 2010 .T discuss pros and cons 11.1.S use expressions to soften opinions and disagreements can express belief. can establish social contact: greetings and farewells.2 talk about homes and housing 12.1 talk about what to do in your free time (A2+) can make and respond to suggestions (A2+) 1.1.T discuss imaginary situations 14.1 express and respond to opinions 14.T describe imaginary situations 11.S use expressions to soften opinions and disagreements can discuss what to do in the evening.2 discuss pros and cons 14.1 make guesses and predictions 11. 3.S use expressions to soften opinions and disagreements can make his/her opinions and reactions understood as 3.T express and respond to opinions 14.2. 14.1 talk about your studies 2.T take part in a meeting 14.S use questions to preface invitations and requests 11. 10.T have a discussion 14. wants and reasons contexts on topics of interest (A2+) 1.2 thank people and apologise 13.1. 13. what to do.2 make comparisons 11.1 use the phone in different situations can participate in short conversations in routine Intro talk about needs.2.T talk about plans and arrangements an outing) (B1) 10.T make and change arrangements 10. 14.2 discuss pros and cons 11.2 talk about people’s lives and achievements 13.1.1 talk about music 1.1 talk about what to do in your free time 3. giving thanks (A2+) 9. 5.T give advice 6. how to organise an event (e.T discuss imaginary situations 14. 3.T give opinions regards solutions to problems or practical questions of 7.1.2 talk about your work 3.g.2 talk about sport and exercise 1.2 have a discussion 14.S speak more politely by being less direct 7. at the weekend 1. 14.1 give opinions discussing topics of interest (B1) 7.T talk about electronic gadgets you use Informal discussion can give or seek personal views and opinions in 3.T give opinions disagreement politely (B1) 6.T express and respond to opinions 14.1.T express preferences 6.2.1. 7. opinion. Intro introduce and talk about yourself introductions.T make recommendations where to go.2 discuss imaginary situations 14.T talk about food and eating 5.T talk about your interests and how they started 2. 14. agreement and 3.

T talk about your work Compensating can use a simple word meaning something similar to 8.S use expressions to soften opinions and disagreements can discuss what to do next.T take part in a meeting 14.2.2 talk about past events and present activities 1.S take a phone message and passing on straightforward factual information (A2+) 8.2 talk about sport and exercise 1. 7.2.T talk about past habits and states can ask and answer questions about pastimes and past 1.1.T describe imaginary situations next.T discuss imaginary situations 14.T talk about personal experience 2.2.2 talk about sport and exercise 3.1 book a room and check into a hotel can get all the information needed from a tourist office.2 talk about past events and present activities routines (A2+) 1. 6. making and responding to 1.T discuss pros and cons 11. nonspecialised nature (A2+) Information exchange can ask for and follow detailed directions (B1) 7.1.T have a discussion 14. 2.T give directions can deal with practical everyday demands: finding out 2.1 ask about and buy things 10. face-to-face 4. 2.T get information in a tourist office as long as it is of a straightforward.T give opinions regards possible solutions or the question of what to do 11.S explain words you don’t know what he/she wants to convey and invite ‘correction’ (B1) Turntaking can initiate. maintain and close simple.S explain words you don’t know can ask and answer questions about habits and 1. lodgings.1 talk about music activities (A2+) 1.T express and respond to opinions 14.S speak more politely by being less direct 8. 7.1 pay for things in different places 6.1 use the phone in different situations English Unlimited Pre-intermediate Teacher’s Pack  Photocopiable © Cambridge University Press 2010 . asking for and giving directions (A2+) 3.S show interest in a conversation conversation on topics that are familiar or of personal 4.T talk about ways to solve problems 14.S develop a conversation by asking questions and giving interest (B1) longer answers 13. eating and shopping (A2+) 4. giving brief reasons and explanations (B1) 11.2 order a meal in a restaurant as travel.1.T talk about present habits 13.T make suggestions Transactions to obtain goods and services can deal with common aspects of everyday living such 3.1 use a taxi 5.1 talk about food and eating 6.1 change money 5. 2. 13.1 talk about what to do in your free time suggestions.2. 2.T talk about your interests and how they started 2. Goal-oriented co-operation can make his/her opinions and reactions understood as 3.T talk about your studies 2.

1 WOMADelaide a concrete type provided speech is clearly and slowly 2.1 Carolina at Portobello Market 10.W write about a memory activities and personal experiences (A2+) Correspondence can write personal letters describing experiences.1 use the phone in different situations can ask for clarification about key words or phrases not 2. Asking for clarification can ask very simply for repetition when he/she does not 2. past 13.W write messages of request and invitation to different immediate relevance to friends.1 Christine’s phone calls can understand enough to be able to meet needs of 1. teachers people and others who feature in his/her everyday life. spell things and slow down understand (A2+) 2. leisure etc.W write an email or note of apology 11. e. getting 3. people. including short narratives (B1) 7. 1.W write messages of request and invitation to different feelings and events in some detail (B1) people 5.1 Leonardo gets a room in Kuala Lumpur 10.T What should I see? 8. messages and forms can write notes conveying simple information of 1.S show you understand WRITING CEF goals English Unlimited Pre-intermediate goals Creative writing can write about everyday aspects of his/her 7. spell things and slow down understood using stock phrases (A2+) 2. school. basic descriptions of events.T Advice for visitors English Unlimited Pre-intermediate Teacher’s Pack  Photocopiable © Cambridge University Press 2010 .S ask people to repeat.W write an email or letter giving advice to a visitor important (B1) 9.S show you understand 13.T An interview at a job agency articulated (A2+) 3.T Planning a barbecue 4.T Jason and Akio change their plans 13.W write an email or letter giving advice to a visitor 9. places.1 Two journeys by taxi 5.g. a job or study experience in linked sentences (A2+) can write very short.2 Leonardo and Min arrange to meet up 10.T Survey for a fitness centre speech on familiar matters regularly encountered in 7.2 Eating out 3.2 How can I get there? work.W give and understand written instructions across comprehensibly the points he/she feels are 5.W write an email or note of apology Notes.1 How would you like to pay? 5.W write a description of a place environment.S ask people to repeat.1 At the bureau de change 5..W write a letter or email of complaint LISTENING CEF goals English Unlimited Pre-intermediate listening materials Overall listening comprehension can understand the main points of clear standard 6. service people.

T Lech Wałȩsa and Kraków READING CEF goals English Unlimited Pre-intermediate reading materials Overall reading comprehension can read straightforward factual texts on subjects 4.1 Electronic gadgets 14.2 Akebono Taro.T Two friends catch up articulated in standard dialect (B1) 11. orders. Tuvalu 13.W emails asking for and giving travel advice can understand basic types of standard routine letters Texts on Explore writing pages: and faxes (enquiries.1 Music in Trinidad and Tobago 1.1 Lewis and Amelia discuss boxing Listening to announcements and instructions can follow detailed directions (B1) 7. letters of confirmation etc.W web postings about memories can understand short.W a letter of complaint English Unlimited Pre-intermediate Teacher’s Pack  Photocopiable © Cambridge University Press 2010 .T Memorable meetings 6.W emails of apology 11.2 A new kind of banking? level of comprehension (B1) 5.2 The Workplace > chat everyday or job-related language (A2+) Reading correspondence can understand the description of events.com 9.2 Mysteries.1 The Vatican City. Understanding conversation can generally follow the main points of extended 9.1 The treadmill.T Li talks about motorbiking 2. The cycle washer 8.2 Weather in Moscow and Calcutta 8.1 Lifelong learning 4.1 Why do people laugh? yawn? cry? 12.2 childhoodbeliefs.T A new airport Texts on Explore writing pages: 7.2 Borrower success stories 6.2 How can I get there? Listening to audio media and recordings can understand the main points of radio news bulletins Intro Kate talks about her life and simpler recorded material about familiar subjects Intro Three people talk about language learning delivered relatively slowly and clearly (B1) 1.W web postings about cities 13. provided speech is clearly 9.2 Remember me? wishes in personal letters well enough to correspond regularly with a pen friend (B1) Texts on Explore writing pages: 5.1 Donna and Jose talk about moving 11.) 1.2 Hack: a taxi driver’s blog related to his/her field and interest with a satisfactory 5.T Eva’s problem with her flat 13. simple texts on familiar matters 1. sumo wrestler 12.W messages of request and invitation on familiar topics (A2+) 9.com 14.T Favourite possessions 12.2 An interview with Ruben Gonzalez of a concrete type which consist of high-frequency 2. feelings and 10.2 Just good friends discussion around him/her.

W emails asking for and giving travel advice English Unlimited Pre-intermediate Teacher’s Pack  Photocopiable © Cambridge University Press 2010 .1 Estate agent ads Reading for information and argument can recognise significant points in straightforward 3. Reading for orientation can find and understand relevant information in 1.T Living your life online 14. brochures and short 3. straightforward 5. a menu) official documents (B1) 7.1 A hotel website 11. such as letters.2 Le Corbusier – architect of the future? 13.1 Cash machine (goal: understand instructions on a cash instructions for a piece of equipment (B1) machine) Texts on Explore writing pages: 3.2 Ways to reduce your kitchen’s carbon footprint Reading instructions can understand clearly written.1 In defence of supermarkets newspaper articles on familiar subjects (B1) 7.1 Viewpoint – the urban world in 2050 11.2 Eating out (a restaurant guide.W recipes 5.2 Amsterdam travel guide (a tourist webpage) 10.2 A programme for a music festival everyday material.

B1) English Unlimited Pre-intermediate Teacher’s Pack  Photocopiable © Cambridge University Press 2010 . giving thanks (Conversation. A2+) • can participate in short conversations in routine contexts on topics of interest (Conversation.W – Unit 1.1 – Unit 1. • talk about needs. A2+) • Listening: Kate talks about her life • can understand the main points of radio news bulletins and • Listening: Three people talk about simpler recorded material about familiar subjects delivered language learning relatively slowly and clearly (Listening to audio media and recordings. Explore writing page 2. lesson 2 1.T – Unit 1. lesson 1 1.S – Unit 2.2 – Unit 1. Target activity 1. wants and reasons introductions.Part 4 Map B: how each unit of English Unlimited Pre-intermediate relates to the CEF Key 1. Explore speaking page INTRO UNIT English Unlimited Pre-intermediate goals and CEF goals materials • introduce and talk about yourself • can establish social contact: greetings and farewells.

A2+) • Reading: A programme for a music festival • can find and understand relevant information in everyday material. habits and routines.2 • talk about past events and present • can ask and answer questions about habits and routines activities (Information exchange. B1) • Listening: Music in Trinidad and Tobago • can understand the main points of radio news bulletins and • Listening: WOMADelaide simpler recorded material about familiar subjects delivered relatively slowly and clearly (Listening to audio media and recordings. A2+) • talk about sport and exercise • can ask and answer questions about pastimes and past activities (Information exchange. asking for and giving directions (Goal-oriented co-operation. A2+) • can ask and answer questions about pastimes and past activities (Information exchange. A2+) • can participate in short conversations in routine contexts on topics of interest (Conversation. A2+) • can make and respond to suggestions (Informal discussion. A2+) • Listening: Li talks about motorbiking • can understand the main points of radio news bulletins and simpler recorded material about familiar subjects delivered relatively slowly and clearly (Listening to audio media and recordings. making and responding to suggestions. started past activities and personal experiences (Describing experience. basic descriptions of events and activities activities (Describing experience. A2+) 1. A2+) • Reading: An interview with Ruben Gonzalez • can understand short. A2+) • can discuss what to do in the evening. at the weekend (Informal discussion.1 • talk about music • can participate in short conversations in routine contexts on • talk about what to do in your free time topics of interest (Conversation. brochures and short official documents (Reading for orientation. A2+) • can participate in short conversations in routine contexts on topics of interest (Conversation. A2+) • can discuss what to do next.T • talk about past events and present • can give short.UNIT 1 English Unlimited Pre-intermediate goals and CEF goals materials 1. A2+ 1. A2+) • can ask and answer questions about pastimes and past activities (Information exchange. B1) • can understand enough to be able to meet needs of a concrete type provided speech is clearly and slowly articulated (Overall listening comprehension. B1) English Unlimited Pre-intermediate Teacher’s Pack  Photocopiable © Cambridge University Press 2010 . such as letters. simple texts on familiar matters of a concrete type which consist of high-frequency everyday or job-related language (Overall reading comprehension. A2+) • talk about your interests and how they • can describe plans and arrangements.

service people. 1. B1) • can understand basic types of standard routine letters and faxes (enquiries. teachers and others who feature in his/her everyday life. B1) • can write notes conveying simple information of immediate relevance to friends. A2+) English Unlimited Pre-intermediate Teacher’s Pack  Photocopiable © Cambridge University Press 2010 . letters of confirmation etc. messages and forms. getting across comprehensibly the points he/she feels are important (Notes. orders.) on familiar topics (Reading correspondence.W • write messages of request and invitation to • can write personal letters describing experiences. feelings different people and events in some detail (Correspondence.

B1) 2. A2+) 2. A2+) • can deal with practical everyday demands: finding out and passing on straightforward factual information (Information exchange.UNIT 2 English Unlimited Pre-intermediate goals and CEF goals materials 2. spell things and slow • can ask very simply for repetition when he/she does not down understand (Asking for clarification. A2+) • show you understand • can ask for clarification about key words or phrases not • take a phone message understood using stock phrases (Asking for clarification.T • talk about personal experience • can ask and answer questions about pastimes and past • talk about your studies activities (Information exchange. A2+) • Reading: The Workplace > chat • can understand short.2 • talk about personal experience • can ask and answer questions about pastimes and past • talk about your work activities (Information exchange. simple texts on familiar matters of a concrete type which consist of high-frequency everyday or job-related language (Overall reading comprehension.S • ask people to repeat. A2+) • talk about your work • Listening: an interview at a job agency • can understand enough to be able to meet needs of a concrete type provided speech is clearly and slowly articulated (Overall listening comprehension. A2+) • can participate in short conversations in routine contexts on topics of interest (Conversation. A2+) English Unlimited Pre-intermediate Teacher’s Pack  Photocopiable © Cambridge University Press 2010 .1 • talk about personal experience • can ask and answer questions about pastimes and past • talk about your studies activities (Information exchange. A2+) 2. A2+) • Listening: Lifelong learning • can understand the main points of radio news bulletins and simpler recorded material about familiar subjects delivered relatively slowly and clearly (Listening to audio media and recordings. A2+) • can participate in short conversations in routine contexts on topics of interest (Conversation.

W • give and understand written instructions • can write notes conveying simple information of immediate relevance to friends. messages and forms. A2+) • Reading and listening: Eating out • can find and understand relevant information in everyday material. B1) • can make his/her opinions and reactions understood as regards possible solutions or the question of what to do next.T • give opinions • can express belief. making and responding to suggestions. what to do. A2+) • Reading: In defence of supermarkets • can recognise significant points in straightforward newspaper articles on familiar subjects (Reading for information and argument. agreement and disagreement • talk about food and eating politely (Informal discussion.2 • talk about food and eating • can give short. getting across comprehensibly the points he/she feels are important (Notes. brochures and short official documents (Reading for orientation. straightforward instructions (Reading instructions.UNIT 3 English Unlimited Pre-intermediate goals and CEF goals materials 3. B1) • can participate in short conversations in routine contexts on topics of interest (Conversation. an outing) (Informal discussion. eating and shopping (Transactions to obtain goods and services. basic descriptions of events and activities • order a meal in a restaurant (Describing experience. B1) • can participate in short conversations in routine contexts on topics of interest (Conversation. B1) English Unlimited Pre-intermediate Teacher’s Pack  Photocopiable © Cambridge University Press 2010 . B1) 3. A2+) • can ask and answer questions about habits and routines (Information exchange. opinion. A2+) • Listening: planning a barbecue • can understand enough to be able to meet needs of a concrete type provided speech is clearly and slowly articulated (Overall listening comprehension. agreement and disagreement politely (Informal discussion.g.1 • give opinions • can give or seek personal views and opinions in discussing • talk about food and eating topics of interest (Informal discussion. A2+) • can use simple descriptive language to make brief statements about and compare objects and possessions (Describing experience. such as letters. B1) • can understand enough to be able to meet needs of a concrete type provided speech is clearly and slowly articulated (Overall listening comprehension. A2+) • can make and respond to suggestions (Informal discussion. asking for and giving directions (Goal-oriented co-operation. A2+) 3. teachers and others who feature in his/her everyday life. opinion. lodgings. A2+) • can discuss what to do next. how to organise an event (e. service people. A2+) 3. B1) • can express belief. B1) • make suggestions • can make his/her opinions and reactions understood as regards solutions to problems or practical questions of where to go. giving brief reasons and explanations (Goal-oriented co-operation. B1) • can understand clearly written. A2+) • can deal with common aspects of everyday living such as travel.

face-to-face conversation on topics that are familiar or of personal interest (Turntaking. B1) 4. B1) 4. B1) • tell a story • Reading: Hack: a taxi diver’s blog • can read straightforward factual texts on subjects related to his/her field and interest with a satisfactory level of comprehension (Overall reading comprehension. A2+) 4.UNIT 4 English Unlimited Pre-intermediate goals and CEF goals materials 4. B1) • can initiate. real or imagined (Describing • tell a travel anecdote experience.2 • describe past events • can narrate a story (Describing experience. A2+) • Listening: Two journeys by taxi • can understand enough to be able to meet needs of a concrete type provided speech is clearly and slowly articulated (Overall listening comprehension. eating and shopping (Transactions to obtain goods and services. maintain and close simple. B1) English Unlimited Pre-intermediate Teacher’s Pack  Photocopiable © Cambridge University Press 2010 . B1) • Listening: memorable meetings • can understand the main points of radio news bulletins and simpler recorded material about familiar subjects delivered relatively slowly and clearly (Listening to audio media and recordings.1 • use a taxi • can deal with common aspects of everyday living such as travel. lodgings.T • describe past events • can describe events.S • show interest in a conversation • can maintain a conversation or discussion but may • develop a conversation by asking sometimes be difficult to follow when trying to say exactly questions and giving longer answers what he/she would like to (Conversation.

1 • change money • can deal with common aspects of everyday living such • pay for things in different places as travel. A2+) • Reading: A new kind of banking? • can read straightforward factual texts on subjects related • Reading: Borrower success stories to his/her field and interest with a satisfactory level of comprehension (Overall reading comprehension. teachers and others who feature in his/her everyday life. B1) 5. A2+) • Reading: A cash machine (goal: understand • can understand clearly written.T • talk about rules and obligations • can participate in short conversations in routine contexts on • give advice topics of interest (Conversation.2 • talk about rules and obligations • can participate in short conversations in routine contexts on topics of interest (Conversation. messages and forms.UNIT 5 English Unlimited Pre-intermediate goals and CEF goals materials 5. straightforward instructions instructions on a cash machine) (Reading instructions. feelings and wishes in personal letters well enough to correspond regularly with a pen friend (Reading correspondence. getting across comprehensibly the points he/she feels are important (Notes. A2+) • Listening: Advice for visitors • can understand enough to be able to meet needs of a concrete type provided speech is clearly and slowly articulated (Overall listening comprehension. B1) • can understand the description of events. lodgings. feelings visitor and events in some detail (Correspondence. eating and shopping (Transactions to obtain goods and services. A2+) • can make and respond to suggestions (Informal discussion. B1) 5. B1) • can write notes conveying simple information of immediate relevance to friends. A2+) 5.W • write an email or letter giving advice to a • can write personal letters describing experiences. B1) • can understand clearly written. B1) English Unlimited Pre-intermediate Teacher’s Pack  Photocopiable © Cambridge University Press 2010 . service people. A2+) • Listening: At a bureau de change • can understand enough to be able to meet needs of • Listening: How would you like to pay? a concrete type provided speech is clearly and slowly articulated (Overall listening comprehension. straightforward instructions (Reading instructions.

A2+) English Unlimited Pre-intermediate Teacher’s Pack  Photocopiable © Cambridge University Press 2010 . school.1 • talk about present habits • can describe plans and arrangements. A2+) • can ask and answer questions about habits and routines (Information exchange. A2+) • can express belief. agreement and disagreement politely (Informal discussion. habits and routines. B1) 6. • make comparisons past activities and personal experiences (Describing • express preferences experience.UNIT 6 English Unlimited Pre-intermediate goals and CEF goals materials 6. eating and shopping (Transactions to obtain goods and services. leisure etc. B1) 6. lodgings. B1) • Listening: Survey for a fitness centre • can understand the main points of clear standard speech on familiar matters regularly encountered in work. agreement and disagreement politely (Informal discussion. A2+) • Reading: The treadmill.S • speak more politely by being less direct • can express belief. including short narratives (Overall listening comprehension. past activities and personal experiences (Describing experience. The cycle washer • can read straightforward factual texts on subjects related to his/her field and interest with a satisfactory level of comprehension (Overall reading comprehension. A2+) • Listening: Weather in Moscow and • can understand the main points of radio news bulletins and Calcutta simpler recorded material about familiar subjects delivered relatively slowly and clearly (Listening to audio media and recordings. A2+) • can use simple descriptive language to make brief statements about and compare objects and possessions (Describing experience.. A2+) • can ask and answer questions about habits and routines (Information exchange. B1) • can deal with common aspects of everyday living such as travel. opinion. habits and routines. opinion. A2+) • can participate in short conversations in routine contexts on topics of interest (Conversation.2 • talk about weather • can use simple descriptive language to make brief • make comparisons statements about and compare objects and possessions (Describing experience. B1) 6.T • talk about present habits • can describe plans and arrangements.

UNIT 7 English Unlimited Pre-intermediate goals and CEF goals materials 7. an outing) (Informal discussion. B1) • Listening: How can I get there? • can understand the main points of clear standard speech on familiar matters regularly encountered in work. leisure etc. including short narratives (Overall listening comprehension.g. places. B1) 7.g. B1) 7. what to do.. such as letters. B1) English Unlimited Pre-intermediate Teacher’s Pack  Photocopiable © Cambridge University Press 2010 .T • make recommendations • can make his/her opinions and reactions understood as • give directions regards solutions to problems or practical questions of • get information in a tourist office where to go..g. school. B1) • can follow detailed directions (Listening to announcements and instructions. B1) • can express belief. B1) • can ask for and follow detailed directions (Information exchange. agreement and disagreement politely (Informal discussion. B1) • Reading: Amsterdam travel guide • can find and understand relevant information in everyday material. A2+) • Listening: What should I see? • can understand the main points of clear standard speech on familiar matters regularly encountered in work. an outing) (Informal discussion. leisure etc. people. B1) • Reading: Viewpoint – The urban world in • can recognise significant points in straightforward 2050 newspaper articles on familiar subjects (Reading for information and argument. what to do. e. A2+) • can read straightforward factual texts on subjects related to his/her field and interest with a satisfactory level of comprehension (Overall reading comprehension. how to organise an event (e.2 • make recommendations • can make his/her opinions and reactions understood as • give directions regards solutions to problems or practical questions of where to go. as long as it is of a straightforward. how to organise an event (e. opinion. including short narratives (Overall listening comprehension. B1) • can get all the information needed from a tourist office. nonspecialised nature (Transactions to obtain goods and services. a job or study experience in linked sentences (Creative writing. brochures and short official documents (Reading for orientation.W • write a description of a place • can write about everyday aspects of his/her environment.1 • make guesses and predictions • can give or seek personal views and opinions in discussing topics of interest (Informal discussion. B1) • can ask for and follow detailed directions (Information exchange. school. B1) 7.

A2+) • can use a simple word meaning something similar to what he/she wants to convey and invite ‘correction’ (Compensating. B1) • can deal with practical everyday demands: finding out and passing on straightforward factual information (Information exchange. B1) 8. including short narratives (Overall listening comprehension.T • describe objects • can tell a story or describe something in a simple list of • talk about possessions points (Describing experience. A2+) • Listening: Carolina at Portobello Market • can understand the main points of clear standard speech on familiar matters regularly encountered in work. eating and shopping (Transactions to obtain goods and services. B1) 8.1 • ask about and buy things • can deal with common aspects of everyday living such as travel. lodgings.com • can read straightforward factual texts on subjects related to his/her field and interest with a satisfactory level of comprehension (Overall reading comprehension.S • explain words you don’t know • can maintain a conversation or discussion but may sometimes be difficult to follow when trying to say exactly what he/she would like to (Conversation. A2+) • Reading: Mysteries. leisure etc.2 • describe objects • can tell a story or describe something in a simple list of points (Describing experience.UNIT 8 English Unlimited Pre-intermediate goals and CEF goals materials 8. A2+) • can use simple descriptive language to make brief statements about and compare objects and possessions (Describing experience. A2+) • Listening: Favourite possessions • can understand the main points of radio news bulletins and simpler recorded material about familiar subjects delivered relatively slowly and clearly (Listening to audio media and recordings. school. A2+) • can use simple descriptive language to make brief statements about and compare objects and possessions (Describing experience.. B1) 8. B1) English Unlimited Pre-intermediate Teacher’s Pack  Photocopiable © Cambridge University Press 2010 .

) on familiar topics (Reading correspondence. A2+) English Unlimited Pre-intermediate Teacher’s Pack  Photocopiable © Cambridge University Press 2010 . orders. B1) 9. B1) • can maintain a conversation or discussion but may sometimes be difficult to follow when trying to say exactly what he/she would like to (Conversation. provided speech is clearly articulated in standard dialect (Understanding conversation. B1) • can understand basic types of standard routine letters and faxes (enquiries. sadness. giving thanks (Conversation. teachers and others who feature in his/her everyday life. sadness. B1) • Reading: Why do people laugh? yawn? • can read straightforward factual texts on subjects related cry? to his/her field and interest with a satisfactory level of comprehension (Overall reading comprehension. interest and indifference (Conversation.2 • give and respond to different kinds of news • can express and respond to feelings such as surprise. B1) 9.W • write an email or note of apology • can write personal letters describing experiences. service people. • give and respond to different kinds of news happiness. messages and forms. B1) • can write notes conveying simple information of immediate relevance to friends. B1) 9. getting across comprehensibly the points he/she feels are important (Notes.T • say how you feel • can express and respond to feelings such as surprise. B1) • can maintain a conversation or discussion but may sometimes be difficult to follow when trying to say exactly what he/she would like to (Conversation. letters of confirmation etc.1 • say how you feel • can express and respond to feelings such as surprise. • thank people and apologise happiness. A2+) • Listening: Just good friends • can generally follow the main points of extended discussion around him/her. interest and indifference • ask for news (Conversation. B1) • Listening: Two friends catch up • can generally follow the main points of extended discussion around him/her. provided speech is clearly articulated in standard dialect (Understanding conversation.UNIT 9 English Unlimited Pre-intermediate goals and CEF goals materials 9. feelings and events in some detail (Correspondence. happiness. B1) • can establish social contact: greetings and farewells. interest and indifference (Conversation. introductions. sadness.

such as letters. B1) 10. past activities and personal experiences (Describing experience.S • use questions to preface invitations and • can make his/her opinions and reactions understood as requests regards solutions to problems or practical questions of where to go. B1) • Listening: Leonardo and Min arrange to • can understand the main points of clear standard speech meet up on familiar matters regularly encountered in work. B1) 10. eating and shopping (Transactions to obtain goods and services. B1) English Unlimited Pre-intermediate Teacher’s Pack  Photocopiable © Cambridge University Press 2010 . including short narratives (Overall listening comprehension. what to do. what to do. an outing) (Informal discussion. • make and change arrangements past activities and personal experiences (Describing experience. B1) 10. school. leisure etc. A2+) • can make his/her opinions and reactions understood as regards solutions to problems or practical questions of where to go. leisure etc.2 • talk about plans and arrangements • can describe plans and arrangements. habits and routines. school. how to organise an event (e. B1) • Listening: Jason and Akio change their • can understand the main points of clear standard speech plans on familiar matters regularly encountered in work.1 • book a room and check into a hotel • can deal with common aspects of everyday living such as travel. brochures and short official documents (Reading for orientation. how to organise an event (e... including short narratives (Overall listening comprehension. A2+) • Reading: Remember me? • can understand the description of events.. including short narratives (Overall listening comprehension. an outing) (Informal discussion.g. leisure etc.T • talk about plans and arrangements • can describe plans and arrangements. lodgings. B1) • Listening: Leonardo gets a room in Kuala • can understand the main points of clear standard speech Lumpur on familiar matters regularly encountered in work. A2+) • Reading: A hotel website • can find and understand relevant information in everyday material.UNIT 10 English Unlimited Pre-intermediate goals and CEF goals materials 10. school. feelings and wishes in personal letters well enough to correspond regularly with a pen friend (Reading correspondence. habits and routines.g.

2 • talk about homes and housing • can participate in short conversations in routine contexts on • discuss pros and cons topics of interest (Conversation. an outing) (Informal discussion. letters of confirmation etc. B1) • can make his/her opinions and reactions understood as regards possible solutions or the question of what to do next. B1) • Listening: Eva’s problem with her flat • can generally follow the main points of extended discussion around him/her. brochures and short official documents (Reading for orientation. opinion.T • describe imaginary situations • can make his/her opinions and reactions understood as • discuss pros and cons regards solutions to problems or practical questions of • talk about ways to solve problems where to go. A2+) English Unlimited Pre-intermediate Teacher’s Pack  Photocopiable © Cambridge University Press 2010 .) on familiar topics (Reading correspondence. what to do. agreement and disagreement politely (Informal discussion. B1) • Reading: Le Corbusier – architect of the • can recognise significant points in straightforward future? newspaper articles on familiar subjects (Reading for information and argument. B1) 11. B1) 11. opinion. provided speech is clearly articulated in standard dialect (Understanding conversation. giving brief reasons and explanations (Goal-oriented co-operation. B1) 11. A2+) • can describe dreams.1 • talk about homes and housing • can participate in short conversations in routine contexts on • describe imaginary situations topics of interest (Conversation. B1) • Reading: Estate agent ads • can find and understand relevant information in everyday material. hopes and ambitions (Describing experience. orders.UNIT 11 English Unlimited Pre-intermediate goals and CEF goals materials 11. A2+) • can give or seek personal views and opinions in discussing topics of interest (Informal discussion. service people. messages and forms. B1) • can express belief. getting across comprehensibly the points he/she feels are important (Notes. how to organise an event (e. teachers and others who feature in his/her everyday life. B1) • can understand basic types of standard routine letters and faxes (enquiries. provided speech is clearly articulated in standard dialect (Understanding conversation. such as letters. B1) • can express belief.g.W • write a letter or email of complaint • can write notes conveying simple information of immediate relevance to friends. agreement and disagreement politely (Informal discussion. B1) • Listening: Donna and Jose talk about • can generally follow the main points of extended discussion moving around him/her.

T • say where places are • can give straightforward descriptions on a variety of • describe countries familiar subjects within his/her field of interest (Describing • talk about people’s lives and achievements experience. B1) • Listening: Lech Wałȩsa and Kraków • can understand the main points of radio news bulletins and simpler recorded material about familiar subjects delivered relatively slowly and clearly (Listening to audio media and recordings.UNIT 12 English Unlimited Pre-intermediate goals and CEF goals materials 12. B1) 12. B1) 12.1 • say where places are • can give straightforward descriptions on a variety of • describe countries familiar subjects within his/her field of interest (Describing experience. B1) 12.W • use vague language • can maintain a conversation or discussion but may sometimes be difficult to follow when trying to say exactly what he/she would like to (Conversation. B1) • Reading: The Vatican City. A2+) • Listening: Abebono Taro. sumo wrestler • can understand the main points of radio news bulletins and simpler recorded material about familiar subjects delivered relatively slowly and clearly (Listening to audio media and recordings.2 • talk about people’s lives and achievements • can participate in short conversations in routine contexts on topics of interest (Conversation. Tuvalu • can read straightforward factual texts on subjects related to his/her field and interest with a satisfactory level of comprehension (Overall reading comprehension. B1) English Unlimited Pre-intermediate Teacher’s Pack  Photocopiable © Cambridge University Press 2010 .

A2+) • Listening: Electronic gadgets • can generally follow the main points of extended • Listening: Christine’s phone calls discussion around him/her. leisure etc. B1) 13. school. A2+) • can read straightforward factual texts on subjects related to his/her field and interest with a satisfactory level of comprehension (Overall reading comprehension. past activities and personal experiences (Creative writing. B1) 13. B1) 13. habits and routines. provided speech is clearly articulated in standard dialect (Understanding conversation. habits and routines.. A2+) • can establish social contact: greetings and farewells. past activities and personal experiences (Describing experience.W • write about a memory • can write very short.T • talk about electronic gadgets you use • can participate in short conversations in routine contexts • talk about past habits and states on topics of interest (Conversation. B1) English Unlimited Pre-intermediate Teacher’s Pack  Photocopiable © Cambridge University Press 2010 . A2+) • Reading: childhoodbeliefs.com • can read straightforward factual texts on subjects related to his/her field and interest with a satisfactory level of comprehension (Overall reading comprehension. basic descriptions of events. A2+) • Reading: Living your life online • can recognise significant points in straightforward newspaper articles on familiar subjects (Reading for information and argument. A2+) • can describe plans and arrangements. A2+) • can ask and answer questions about habits and routines (Information exchange.2 • talk about past habits and states • can describe plans and arrangements. B1) • can ask very simply for repetition when he/she does not understand (Asking for clarification.1 • talk about electronic gadgets you use • can participate in short conversations in routine contexts • use the phone in different situations on topics of interest (Conversation. past activities and personal experiences (Describing experience. face-to-face conversation on topics that are familiar or of personal interest (Turntaking. maintain and close simple. A2+) • can ask and answer questions about habits and routines (Information exchange. giving thanks (Conversation.UNIT 13 English Unlimited Pre-intermediate goals and CEF goals materials 13. B1) • can understand the main points of clear standard speech on familiar matters regularly encountered in work. A2+) • can initiate. introductions. including short narratives (Overall listening comprehension.

B1) 14. what to do. B1) 14. opinion. opinion.1 • express and respond to opinions • can give or seek personal views and opinions in • have a discussion discussing topics of interest (Informal discussion. provided speech is clearly articulated in standard dialect (Understanding conversation. opinion. B1) • can make his/her opinions and reactions understood as regards possible solutions or the question of what to do next. giving brief reasons and explanations (Goal- oriented co-operation. how to organise an event (e. B1) • can express belief. B1) • Listening: Lewis and Amelia discuss boxing • can generally follow the main points of extended discussion around him/her. B1) • can express belief.g. an outing) (Informal discussion. B1) • can make his/her opinions and reactions understood as regards possible solutions or the question of what to do next. agreement and disagreement politely (Informal discussion. B1) • Reading: A new airport • can read straightforward factual texts on subjects related to his/her field and interest with a satisfactory level of comprehension (Overall reading comprehension. B1) • can express belief. giving brief reasons and explanations (Goal- oriented co-operation. B1) 14. what to do.S • write a profile for a networking website • can give or seek personal views and opinions in discussing topics of interest (Informal discussion. agreement and disagreement politely (Informal discussion. agreement and disagreement politely (Informal discussion. B1) • Reading: Ways to reduce your kitchen’s • can recognise significant points in straightforward carbon footprint newspaper articles on familiar subjects (Reading for information and argument. • take part in a meeting an outing) (Informal discussion. agreement and disagreement politely (Informal discussion. B1) • can make his/her opinions and reactions understood as regards solutions to problems or practical questions of where to go. B1) English Unlimited Pre-intermediate Teacher’s Pack  Photocopiable © Cambridge University Press 2010 . opinion. B1) • can express belief.T • express and respond to opinions • can make his/her opinions and reactions understood as • have a discussion regards solutions to problems or practical questions of • discuss imaginary situations where to go.UNIT 14 English Unlimited Pre-intermediate goals and CEF goals materials 14. how to organise an event (e.g.2 • have a discussion • can give or seek personal views and opinions in • discuss imaginary situations discussing topics of interest (Informal discussion.