What's in this course?
- - Unit 1: The media
- - Unit 2: Keeping
- - Unit 3: Dreams and plans
- - Unit 4: What happened?
- - Unit 5: Art and culture
What will I learn?
- - Understanding radio news, interviews and weather reports
- - Understanding newspaper articles and magazine articles and interviews
- - Reading notices, online entertainment guides and websites
- - Reading a historical account and an art gallery catalogue
- - Reading and writing an email
- - Reading a letter asking for advice and writing a letter giving advice
- - Reading and writing a personal narrative
- - Reading and retelling a folk tale
- - Understanding an anecdote
- - Explaining and demonstrating a practical skill
- - Understanding plans and discussions about a trip
- - Understanding, talking and writing about future plans, hopes and predictions
- - Describing changed plans
- - Asking and giving opinions
- - Describing objects
- - Describing emotions
- - Intonation in questions
- - Working with verbs and tenses: present perfect continuous, future continuous, past perfect, zero conditional, second conditional
- - Working with clauses: relative clauses, non-finite clauses, adverbial clauses of concession and manner, adverbial clauses of place
- - Direct and indirect speech and reported questions
- - Possessives
- - Forming tag questions in past tenses
- - The impersonal 'it'
How will I learn?
You will learn through doing Computer Activities and you will have a teacher to help you. You can:
- - Do exercises on the computer - the computer will mark your work.
How long will it take?
- - About 10 hours per week for 10 weeks
Ideas to help you
- - You can start with any unit or any topic, but it is better to start with unit 1, topic 1, then go on to topic 2, and so on.
- - When you start a topic, do activity 1, then activity 2, then 3 and so on.
- - To go to the next activity, click on the "Next" button at the bottom of the page.
- - There are many listening activities in this course. Listen as many times as you want. Always practise saying what you hear.
- - You can print any page to help you remember.
- - You can print any page to help you do a quiz activity.
- - Always do the writing and discussion tasks. This is good practice.
- - Read what your classmates write. Write to your classmates and your teacher. This helps you learn English and enjoy your course.
- - You should learn for about ten hours each week. Try to study each day.
- - If you have to stop studying, write down the number of the activity. This will help you to find it when you want to start learning again.
- - Always ask your teacher if you have a problem or don't understand.
How can I go to Level 5?
- - Study all the lessons
- - Do all the exercises
- - Send your writing to your teacher
- - Do the Progress Test (print only)
- - Your teacher will tell you if you can go to Level 5
See Your Teacher activities
- See your teacher about how to do this activity
These activities can be:
- - Writing activities
- - Discussions
- - Surveys
- - Group activities