My sister works downtown.
Transportation; family relationships; daily routines; days of the week
Asking for and givinginformation about how people go to work or school;talking about family members; describing daily and weekly routines
Simple present statements with regular and irregular verbs;simple
present yes/no and Wh-questions; time expressions: early,late, every day, on Sundays/weekends/ weekdays
Third person singular -s endings Listening For activities and days of the week
Writing about your weekly routine “What’s Your Schedule Like?”: Reading about three people’s dally schedules
“Class survey”: Finding out more about classmates’ habits and routines
Does It have aview?
Houses and apartments;rooms; furniture
Asking about and describing houses and apartments; talking about the furniture in a room
Simple present short answers;there is, there are; there’sno,there isn’ta,there are no,there aren’t any
word with th
Listening to descriptions of homes; listening to people shop for furniture
Writingabout your dream home unusual Homes”: Readingabout two unusual homes.
“Find the differences”: Comparing two apartments.
What doyou do?
Jobs and workplaces
Asking for and giving Information about work; giving opinions about jobs; describing workday routines
Simple present Wh-questions with do and does; placement of adjectives after be and before nouns
Reduction of do Listeningto people describe their jobs
Writing about jobs
“Job Profiles”: Reading about four unusualjobs
“The perfect job”: Figuring out what job is right for you
Do we need any eggs?
Basic foods; breakfast foods; meals
Talking about food likes and dislikes; giving opinions about healthy and unhealthy foods; talking about foods you have and need; describing eating habits
Count and noncount nouns; some and any; adverbs of frequency: always, usually, often, sometimes, hardly
Sentence stress Listening for peoples food preference
Writing about mealtime habits “Eating for Good uck”: Reading about foods people eat for good luck in the new year
“Snack survey”: Taking a survey about
snacks you eat and comparing answers
What sports do you play?
Sports; abilities and talents
Asking about free-time activities; asking for and giving information about abilities andtalents
Simple present Wh-questions; can for ability; yes/no and Wh-questions with can.
Pronunciation or can and can‘t Listening for people’s favorite sports to watch or play;listen109 to people talk about their abilities
Writing questions about sports AnInterview with Shawn Johnson#: Reading about the life of an Olympic athlete
Hidden talents: f inding out more about your cltlssmatcs’ hidden talents