English Level 4

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Unit1

Please call me Beth.

Introductions and greetings; names, countries, and nationalities

Speaking

Introducing yourself; introducing someone; checking information; exchanging personal information; saying hello and good-bye

Grammar

Wh-questions and statements with

be; questions with what, where, who, and how; yes/no questions and short answers with be; subject pronouns; possessive adjectives

Pronunciation/Listening

Linked sounds Listening for names and countries

 Writing/Reading

Writing questions requesting personal information

“What’s in a Name?”:  Reading about popular names

 Interchange Activity

“Getting to know you”: Collecting personal information about classmates


Unit2

What do you do?

Jobs, workplaces, and school; daily schedules; clock time

Speaking

Describing work and school; asking for and giving opinions; describing daily schedules

Grammar

Simple present Wh-questions and statements; question:  when; time expressions:  at, in, on, around, early, late, until, before, and after

Pronunciation/Listening

Syllable stress Listening to descriptions of jobs and daily routines

 Writing/Reading

Writing a biography of a classmate “Why Do You Need a Job?”: Reading about people who need jobs

 Interchange Activity

“Common ground”:   Finding similarities in classmates’ daily schedules


Unit3

How much is it?

Shopping and prices; clothing and personal items; colors and materials

Speaking

Talking about prices; giving opinions; discussing preferences; making comparisons; buying and selling things

Grammar

Demonstratives: this, that, these, those; one and ones; questions:  how much and which; comparisons with adjectives

Pronunciation/Listening

Sentence stress Listening to people shopping; listening for items, colors, and prices

 Writing/Reading

Writing a comparison of prices in different countries

“Tools for Better Shopping”: Reading about electronic tools for shopping

 Interchange Activity

“Flea market”:  Buying and selling things


Unit4

Ireally like hip-hop.

Music, movies, and TV programs; entertainers; invitations and excuses; dates and times

Speaking

Talking about likes and dislikes; giving opinions; making invitations and excuses

Grammar

Yes/no and Wh-questions with do; question:  what kind; object pronouns; modal verb would; verb + to + verb

Pronunciation/Listening

Intonation in questions Identifying musical styles; listening for likes and dislikes

 Writing/Reading

Writing a text message

“Fergie of the Black Eyed Peas”: Reading about a famous entertainer

 Interchange Activity

“Are you free this weekend? “:  Making plans; inviting and giving excuses.


Unit5

Icome from a big family.

Families; typical families

Speaking

Talking about families and family

members; exchanging information about the present; describing family life

Grammar

Present continuous yes/no and Wh­

questions, statements, and short answers; quantifiers:  all, nearly all, most, many, a lot of, some, not many, and few; pronoun:  no one

Pronunciation/Listening

Intonation in statements Listening for family relationships

 Writing/Reading

Writing an email about family

“Stay-at-Home Dads”:  Reading about three fathers

 Interchange Activity

“Family facts”: Finding out information about classmates’ families.