English Level 7

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Unit1

A time to remember

People; childhood; memories

Speaking

Introducing yourself; talking about

yourself; exchanging personal information; remembering your childhood; asking about someone’s

childhood

Grammar

Past tense; used to for habitual actions.

Pronunciation/Listening

Reduced form of used to Listening to people talk about their past

 Writing/Reading

Writing a paragraph about your childhood

“Drew Barrymore: Actor, Producer, Director”:  Reading about the life and work of this Hollywood star

 Interchange Activity

“Class profile”: Finding out about a classmate’s childhood.


Unit2

Caught in the rush

Transportation; transportation problems; city services

Speaking

Talking about transportation and

transportation problems; evaluating city services; asking for and giving information

Grammar

Expressions of quantity with count and

noncount nouns:  too many, too much, fewer, less, more, not enough; indirect questions from Wh-questions

Pronunciation/Listening

Syllable stress

Listening to a description of a transportation system

 Writing/Reading

Writing an online post on a community message board about a local issue “New Ways of Getting

Around”:  Reading about new transportation inventions

 Interchange Activity

“Tourism campaign”: Suggesting ways to attract tourists to a city.


Unit3

Time for a change!

Houses and apartments; lifestyle changes; wishes

Speaking

Describing positive and negative

features; making comparisons; talking about lifestyle changes; expressing wishes

Grammar

Evaluations and comparisons with

adjectives:  not…enough, too, (not) asas; evaluations and comparisons

with nouns: not enough…, too much/

many. .., (not) as much /many …as; wish

Pronunciation/Listening

Unpronounced vowels

Listening to people talk about capsule hotels

 Writing/Reading

Writing an e-mail comparing two living spaces

“Break those bad habits”: Reading about ways to end bad habits

 Interchange Activity

“Wishful thinking”:  Finding out about a classmate’s wishes.


Unit4

I’ve never heard of that!

Food; recipes; cooking instructions; cooking methods

Speaking

Talking about food; expressing likes

and dislikes; describing a favorite snack; giving step-by-step instructions

Grammar

Simple past vs. present perfect;

sequence adverbs: first, then, next, after that, nnally

Pronunciation/Listening

Consonant clusters

Listening to descriptions of foods

 Writing/Reading

Writing a recipe

“Food and Mood”: Reading about how food affects the way we feel

 Interchange Activity

“Is that so?”: Surveying classmates about their experiences.


Unit5

Going places

Travel; vacations; plans

Speaking

Describing vacation plans; giving travel advice; planning a vacation

Grammar

Future with be going to and will; modals for necessity and suggestion: must, need to, (don’t) have to, ought to,

‘d better, should (not)

Pronunciation/Listening

Linked sounds with /w/ and /y/ Listening to travel advice

 Writing/Reading

Writing a letter with travel suggestions “Volunteer Travel- A vacation with

a difference”:  Reading about how volunteer vacations work

 Interchange Activity

“Fun vacations”: Deciding on a trip.