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UD1. NEVER JUDGE A BOOK BY ITS COVER
VOCABULARY Describing people: personality and appearance.
GRAMMAR Defining and non-defi ning relative clauses.
Modals for deduction (past and present)
WRITING An informal email
PRONUNCIATION Compound adjectives
VOCABULARY Animal idioms. Animal collocations: animal sounds
GRAMMAR Modals and expressions of probability.
Conditionals. Alternatives to IF
WRITING An article
PRONUNCIATION Contractions. Linking
UD3. HOME SWEET HOME
VOCABULARY Types of housing. Places in the home. Housework.
Phrasal verbs connected to people relations
GRAMMAR Modals of obligation/absence of obligation/prohibition/advice.
Have/Get something done
WRITING A report
PRONUNCIATION Consonant clusters
UD4. A PENNY FOR YOUR THOUGHTS
VOCABULARY Money. Jobs
GRAMMAR Infi nitive versus –ing. Participle clauses
WRITING A covering letter
PRONUNCIATION Stress shift
UD5. CAUGHT RED-HANDED
VOCABULARY Crime. Criminals
GRAMMAR Emphasis (do, so and indeed). Cleft sentences. Inversions
WRITING An opinion composition
PRONUNCIATION How to sound emphatic
UD6. OUT AND ABOUT
VOCABULARY Leisure activities: Travelling. Extreme sports
GRAMMAR Used to, Would. Narrative tenses
WRITING A blog post
UD7. TV OR NOT TV?
VOCABULARY Headlines. Television (people, TV programmes and a TV guide)
GRAMMAR Impersonal report structures. Contrast (despite, in spite of, although…)
WRITING A “for and against” composition
PRONUNCIATION Contrastive intonation
UD8. AN APPLE A DAY KEEPS THE DOCTOR AWAY
VOCABULARY Health and illness. Idioms related to the parts of the body. Food and Diet
GRAMMAR Reported speech. Reporting statements, commands and questions.
WRITING A complaint email/letter
PRONUNCIATION Homographs. Homophones
UD9. NO REGRETS JUST LESSONS LEARNED
GRAMMAR I wish/If only. Would rather, would sooner, had better. It´s time
WRITING A personal anecdote
PRONUNCIATION /s/ – /z/ – /?/
UD10. FACEBOOK = LANGUAGE FACELIFT?
VOCABULARY Compounds with –ever. The Internet. Fast Writing
GRAMMAR Future perfect and continuous. Use of the article for generalizing
WRITING A review
PRONUNCIATION Words pronounced diff erently in Spanish/English
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