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Scope and Sequence

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scope and sequence

Lessons
1 2 DIALOGUES 3 4

UNIT 1

UNIT 2

Making Introductions
• You must be Raj's sister. • What are you doing these days? • We're going out for a meal. • Are you ready to order?

Flat Hunting
• But there aren't enough bedrooms. • What would you like to see first? • When could we move in? • Can we afford £300?

1 2 VOCABULARY 3 4

• Introduction • Phrasal verbs with up • Say, tell, speak, talk • Phrasal verbs with look

• Negative prefixes • Describing people • Prepositional phrases • Adjectives ending in -ing and -ed

1 2 GRAMMAR 3 4

• Present time (1) • State verbs • Prepositions of time and location • Present time (2) • Modals (1): forms • Quantifiers

• The position of adverbs • Participles as adjectives • Past time (1): simple past • Used to • Modals (2): suggestions, advice, necessity • Conditionals • Comparatives

BRITISH Middle Mastery

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1 PRONUNCIATION 2 3 4

• Heat • There • Can • Right

• Choice • Vine • Bed • Thank

1 COMMUNICATION 2 3 4

• Greetings • Introductions • Suggestions • Invitations • Apologizing

• Asking for language help • Keeping a conversation going • Asking for information • Asking for and giving opinions • Agreeing and disagreeing

UNIT 3

UNIT 4

UNIT 5

Running Errands
• I'd like to open a bank account. • What are you doing these days? • We're going out for a meal. • What were you doing this morning?

Job Hunting
• Do I have to make an appointment? • How much experience do you have? —— ——

Buying a Car
• What's the best way of finding a car? • Is it still available? • Better luck next time! • Have you heard about Debbie?

• Verb + preposition • Get • Expressions with take, make • Vague language

• Verb + noun word pairs • The world of work —— ——

• Computers and the Internet • Adverbs of degree • Three-word phrasal verbs • Strong adjectives

• Article use (1): a/an vs. the • Modals (3): requests, offers, permission • Future time • Passive • Article use (2): general vs. particular • Past time (2): past continuous • Subject and object questions • Question tags

• Phrasal verbs • Present perfect simple —— ——

• Gerunds and infinitives • Relative pronouns • Past time (3): past perfect • Present perfect continuous • Future time clauses • Modals (4): degrees of certainty

• Ten • Pay • Cap • Paper

• Sing • Dawn —— ——

• Shoe • Yet • Luck • Coat

• Asking permission • Shopping • Making requests • Taking leave

• Offering help and hospitality • Job interviews —— ——

• Expressing likes, dislikes, and preferences • Using the phone • Talking about jobs • Giving and responding to news

scope and sequence

Lessons
DIALOGUES 1 2 3 4 1

UNIT 1

UNIT 2

UNIT 3

Meeting People
• This is Raj. • Where are you from? • This is my family. —— • The alphabet • Names • • • • Jobs Countries & nationalities Points of the compass Family (1)

Shopping
• When does the supermarket open? • Do you have any Parmesan cheese? • Where are the avocados? • I'm just looking, thanks. • Food (1) • Adjectives: opposites (1) • Food (2) • Eating utensils • Get (1) • Fruit • Money • Adjectives: opposites (2) • Clothes (1) • Colours • • • • • • • • • Nouns: count & non-count Present simple: yes/no questions Present simple: wh- questions Present simple: affirmative & negative Verb + infinitive There is and there are Some and any Nouns: plurals Suggestions with Let’s

Getting Around
• I need a mini-cab, please. • King's Cross Station, please. • When's the next bus? • Let's take the tube. • Transport (1) • How long? How far? How much? • U.S. English

VOCABULARY

2

3

• Family (2) • Numbers 0–100 —— • Be: affirmative • Be: wh- questions

• Transport (2)

4 1

• Adjectives: opposites (3) • Had better • Do: tag questions • Will, won't + base form

2 GRAMMAR

• Be: yes/no questions and short answers • Be: negatives • A/an • Demonstratives • Possessive adjectives

• Imperatives • Prepositions with wh- questions

3

• Be: tag questions

• Here vs. there • Shall + base form • Present continuous

4

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• Adverbs of frequency • Comparative adjectives • Let me + base form • Some • Right • Here • Jeans

• Can, can’t + base form • Superlative adjectives

PRONUNCIATION

1 2 3 4

• Eat • Thank • Time ——

• Time • Pounds • Visit • Can't

TM

1

BRITISH Intro

• Greetings • Introductions

• Expressing needs • Asking about opening times

• • • •

Telling the time Address & phone number information Buying a train ticket Checking times

2 COMMUNICATION

• Saying where you are from • Asking for more information • Giving your occupation • • • • Talking about family Giving your age Giving your marital status Saying goodbye

• Reminding someone • Getting someone's attention

• Giving your destination • Asking for language help • Asking how long something takes • Giving a tip • Asking someone’s opinion • Excusing oneself politely • Parting phrases

3

• • • • • • • • • •

Asking where something is Asking about prices Making small talk Presenting things Expressing surprise Dealing with shop assistants Talking about prices Giving your size Expressing preferences Comparing

4

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• Asking for & giving directions • Saying you don’t know

UNIT 4

UNIT 5

UNIT 6

Eating Out
• Eat in or take away? • Are you ready to order? • And the bill, please. —— • Fast food • Meals (1) • Drinks • Vegetables

Using the Phone
• Could I speak to Ian? • How about this Friday? • Is that directory enquiries? • What have you lost? • Phoning

Having Fun
• Have you seen my squash racquet? • How about an action film? • Let's go to the cinema. • What did you think of the film? • Sports • Sports equipment • Types of films • Get (2)

• The calendar • Rooms in a house

• Meals (2)

• Times of the day • Verbs: opposites • Expressions with take • • • • Past simple: yes/no questions Past simple: regular verbs Past simple: wh- questions Past simple: negative

• Activities • Feelings • Get (3) • The weather • • • • • Prepositions of location The Have to, have got to Who vs. whose Possessive nouns

—— • Would like • Will: use • Possessive adjectives and pronouns

• A few vs. a little • Object pronouns • Present continuous: wh- questions • Was, were • Count, non-count uses of nouns

• Present continuous: future plans • Past simple: irregular verbs • Prepositions of time • • • • • Present perfect: affirmative Present perfect: yes/no questions Present perfect: negative State verbs May, might + base form

• Already vs. yet • So do I/neither do I

• Be going to • Past participles: irregular verbs

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• Present perfect vs. past simple • Present perfect: wh- questions • Prepositions of time: ago • Can • Yes • The • Bus

• • • •

Pretty, very, quite Very vs. too Adjectives with -ing/-ed Enough

• Chips • Chicken • Wet ——

• You • Get • Few • Left

• Ordering fast food

• Phoning • Offering to take a message • Asking for repetition • Talking about food • Offering drinks • Inviting • Remembering • Poor phone reception • Arranging a time to meet

• • • • • • • •

Declining an invitation Saying what you have to do Asking who something belongs to Borrowing something Discussing likes and dislikes Agreeing and disagreeing Asking how to pronounce a word Making suggestions

• Taking an order • Asking for more time

• Ordering a meal • Offering food • Asking for the bill

• Locating things • Asking for a phone number

• Passing on someone’s suggestion • Talking about plans

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• Asking how to spell words • Expressing relief • Offering to help

• Expressing an opinion • Asking someone’s opinion

UNIT 7

UNIT 8

Getting Things Done
• You should join the library. • How long have you been here? • I've found what I wanted. • When will they be ready? • Places around town. • Expressions with do • Months of the year • Verb + noun pairs

Going to the Doctor
• What's the matter? • He'd like an appointment today, if possible. • What seems to be the problem? —— • Shops • Parts of the body • Expressions with make • Physical states • Meanings of see

• Ordinal numbers • Expressions with on • Clothes (2) • Get (4) • Irregular comparative forms • And, but, so, or • Modals: should

• Illnesses • Treatments —— • • • • Infinitives of purpose Have got vs. have got to Modals: should, ought to Go and see

• Prepositions of time: since vs. for • Have: action & state meanings

• Time expressions without prepositions

• Modals: mustn’t vs. don’t have to • Modals: may • Prepositions of time: by

• Verb + gerund

• Adverbs of manner • Get something done

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• Wish • With • Good • Thing

• No • Toy • Zen ——

• Opening a conversation • Expressing wishes • Giving advice • Asking for and giving personal information • Thanking

• Asking why and what for • Expressing sympathy

• Making an appointment • Making polite requests

• Explaining rules • Asking for permission

• Asking about problems • Describing symptoms • Diagnosing an illness

• Getting things done • Talking about deadlines

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