You are on page 1of 3

Cambridge University Press

978-0-521-17907-2 - English in Mind Student Book 1, Second Edition

Herbert Puchta and Jeff Stranks
More information

Herbert Puchta & Jeff Stranks

Student’s Book

© in this web service Cambridge University Press

Cambridge University Press
978-0-521-17907-2 - English in Mind Student Book 1, Second Edition
Herbert Puchta and Jeff Stranks
More information

Welcome section A People B Rooms and homes C Activities D In town and shopping

Unit Grammar Vocabulary Pronunciation

1 Free time Present simple (positive and negative; Hobbies and interests, school subjects /n/ (man) and /ŋ/ (song)
questions and short answers) Vocabulary bank: hobbies and interests
like + ing
2 Helping other people Present continuous for activities Housework /‰/ (world)
happening now Everyday English
Present simple vs. present continuous Vocabulary bank: rooms and housework


3 Who’s your hero? Past simple; be and regular verbs Multi-word verbs(1) was and were
(positive and negative); was born / Memory words -ed endings
were born Vocabulary bank: multi-word verbs (1)
(with up, down, on, off)

4 Making friends Past simple (regular and irregular verbs; Past time expressions, sports word stress
questions and short answers) Everyday English
Vocabulary bank: sports equipment and places

5 Successful people have to / don’t have to Jobs, work and money have to
Vocabulary bank: jobs / times and places
of work
6 Eat for life Countable and uncountable nouns Food and drink /ə/ (water)
a/an, some and any, much and many Everyday English
Vocabulary bank: food / things we use to eat
and drink


7 Learning languages Comparatives and superlatives Language learning than

8 We’re going on Present continuous for future Future time expressions, holiday activities /θ/ (think) and /ð/ (that)
holiday arrangements Everyday English
Vocabulary bank: holiday activities


9 It’ll never happen will / won’t Expressions to talk about the future, expressions ’ll
to talk about fortune telling

10 Don’t give up too + adjective, adverbs The weather /əυ/ (go)

Everyday English
Vocabulary bank: adjectives to talk about
the weather


11 Promises, promises be going to (intentions and predictions), Multi-word verbs (2), prepositions must and mustn’t
must/mustn’t Vocabulary bank: multi-word verbs (2)
(with go and put)
12 What a brave First conditional, when and if Adjectives of feeling stress in conditional
person! Everyday English sentences
Vocabulary bank: feelings and actions


13 Travellers’ tales should / shouldn’t, What’s it like? Personality adjectives, adjectives for expressing silent consonants
Vocabulary bank: personality adjectives
14 Crazy records Present perfect + ever / never Verb and noun pairs, expressions about sleep have and has in the
Everyday English present perfect
Vocabulary bank: verb and noun pairs


Pronunciation • Vocabulary bank • Get it Right! • Projects • Speaking B • Irregular verbs and phonetics

© in this web service Cambridge University Press

Cambridge University Press
978-0-521-17907-2 - English in Mind Student Book 1, Second Edition
Herbert Puchta and Jeff Stranks
More information

Speaking & Functions Listening Reading Writing

Talking about school subjects An interview about a hobby Article: An unusual hobby Email about your
Talking about hobbies Culture in mind: school clubs hobbies and interests
Expressing likes and dislikes
Talking about activities happening now Radio interview with a volunteer Article: Helping at a hospital Email about organising
Talking about housework in Namibia, Africa Photostory: Let’s give him a hand a party
Last but not least: arranging to meet
and making plans

Talking about the past Presentation of ‘my hero’ Article: Erin Brockovich Poster about your hero
Talking about when/where you were Culture in mind: Remembering heroes

Asking about the past Television story Article: The ping pong friendship that Diary entry or email
Retelling a story Song: You’ve got a friend in me changed the world about an enjoyable
Last but not least: the alibi game Photostory: Not a nice thing to say weekend

Talking about obligations Talking about success Article: What does ‘success’ mean? Description of a job
Describing job requirements Descriptions of future jobs Following a dream
Talking about people and their jobs Culture in mind: Teenagers: earning money
Talking about food and fitness School canteen dialogue Article: A long and healthy life Paragraph about food
Last but not least: talking about Photostory: A double ice cream... and fitness
food and places to eat

Comparing things Descriptions and interview about Article: Speaking in many tongues Description or email
Talking about learning English language learning Culture in mind: Teen talk about language learning
An interview with David Crystal
Talking about arrangements Radio programme about family Magazine: Family holidays can be fun! Email about a trip
Discussing holiday plans holidays Travel brochure: Welcome to Cape Town –
Last but not least: information gap: Dialogues about holiday plans the city that has everything!
talking about holidays Photostory: Having fun?

Making predictions Future predictions Article: Getting the future wrong! Text predicting
Talking about your future life Song: When I’m sixty-four Culture in mind: Fortune telling the future
Inventing methods of fortune telling
Describing actions A weather forecast Article: Jungle survival Email giving advice
Relating Hermann Maier’s life story Dialogue about the life Photostory: Keep on running to a friend
Describing the weather of Hermann Maier
Last but not least: information gap
about famous sportspeople

Talking about intentions Dialogue about a New Year’s Eve party Article: In New York for New Year’s Eve Email about New
Talking about a song Song: Wonderful World, Culture in mind: Reggae Music Year’s Eve
Beautiful People
Expressing future possibilities Dialogues about bravery Article: Subway hero A book or film review
Telling a story about being brave Photostory: Chicken
or not brave
Last but not least: talking about
situations where you are brave/
not brave

Giving advice and recommendations A quiz about UK culture Quiz: What do you know about UK culture? Email giving tips to
Talking about what somebody is like Information about different customs Culture in mind: Heroic Ulises on a journey a tourist
around the world of hope
Talking about life experiences Conversation about strange Article: You’ve never seen anything like this Email about a visit
Last but not least: talking about world records He holds the record – for records! to Los Angeles
things you’ve done / never done Photostory: What’s the next thing?

© in this web service Cambridge University Press