Lesson & Homework

Breiner 17:30 - 19:00; 19:15 - 20:45

Updated 8th November 2019

Books: Keynote (Proficient); English Vocabulary in Use (Advanced) (CUP); also highly recommended: Advanced Grammar in Use (CUP). The last two are avalable as if you prefer.




Extra Material used in the Lesson

Homework

6th December

Report Writing

Human Interaction

8th November

Writing: letter

Perception

26th October

A: Completely lost without it

Keynote p100-1.

Prof David Crystal on the effect of the Internet on English.

B: Reading & Use of English, parts 1 & 2

As advertised for the lesson, and nº2 of cloze tests from my site, and parts 1 & 2 from the Cambridge

25th October

A: Optimist or pessimist

pp22-3 Keynote book.

Grammar practice: future predictions.

Look at these pictures


Watch this video about the future
Here are two views of what the world economy will be in 2050:

Think about the future and then write in your predictions

B: Reading & Use of English, parts 1 & 2

to kill time = matar o tempo

19th October

Speaking part 1

Speaking questions and example video.

Writing: an account of an incident

p26-7 Keynote.
Send in final draft of article.

18th October

A: It's not really my thing - writing

p16-17
Write the full report if you like, and post it to this link:

Look up "Marc Hauser dives into the jet stream" to find out about his attempt.

If you wish to work more on nominalisation, look at exs 10a & 10b on p17, & the extras on p141.

B: Why I live in mortal dread of public speaking

p20-21

Listening: The Lonely Cyborg

11th October

A

B Exam Practice

Speaking

4th October

A

Unit 1.3

B

Unit 1.4

Extra material



If you would like more listening practice, this is another ABC programme:

27th September

A

to copy in gapped dialogues.

B: Exam work

Essay writing, looking at examples and assessing them against the exam criteria.

Write the essay from the Cambridge 2 past paper book.

This is a collection of material not directly connected with the course, but which you may find interesting. Please let me know if you find further material that I might add.



This is a collection of material not directly connected with the course, but which you may find interesting. Please let me know if you find further material that I might add.



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