How often do you exercise?
Sports, fitness activities, and exercise; routines
Asking about and describing routines
and exercise; talking about frequency; discussing sports and athletes; talking about abilities
Adverbs of frequency: always, almost
always, usually, often, sometimes, hardly ever, almost never, and never; questions: how often, how long, how well, and how good; short answers
Intonation with direct address Listening to people talking about free time activities; listening to descriptions of sports participation
Writing about favorite activities “Health and Fitness Quiz”: Reading about and taking a quiz
“Do you dance?”: Finding out about classmates’abilities
we had a great time !
free – time and weekend activities.
Talking about past events; giving opinions about past experiences; talking about vacations
Simple past yes/no and Wh-questions, statements, and short answers with regular and irregular verbs; past of be
Reduction of did you
Listening to descriptions and opinions of past events and vacations
Writing an online post
“Vacation Posts”: Reading about different kinds of vacations
“Thinking back”: Playing a board game
what’s your neighborhood like?
Stores and places in a city; neighborhoods; houses and apartments
Asking about and describing locations
of places; asking about and describing neighborhoods; asking about quantities
There is/there are; one, any, and some;
prepositions of place; quantifiers; questions: how many and how much; count and noncount nouns
Reduction of there is/there are
Listening for locations and descr of places
Writing a “roommate wanted” ad
“The World in One Neighborhood”:
Reading about a Toronto neighborhood
“Where Am I?”: describing and
What does she look like?
Appearance and dress; clothing and clothing styles; people
Asking about and describ ing people’s
appearance; identifying people
Questions for describing people:
What… look like, how old, how tall, how long, and what color; modifiers with participles and prepositions
Listening to descriptions of people; identifying people
Writing an email describing people “Your Style Questions
Answered!”: Reading about clothing styles
“Find the differences”: Comparing two pictures of a party
Have you ever ridden a camel?
Past experiences; unusual activities
Describing past experiences; exchanging information about past experiences and events
Present perfect yes/no and Wh questions, statements, and short answers with regular and irregular past participles; already and yet; present perfect vs.simple past; for and since
Listening to descriptions of events
Writing an email to an old friend “Taking the Risk”: Reading about unusual or dangerous sports
“Lifestyle survey”: Finding out about a classmate’s lifestyle.