Students are taught functional English as they learn to complete job application forms, shop wisely, complete medical history forms, read newspapers, etc.
English Intermediate | Key features
- A focus on accuracy and fluency
- Contemporary, real-world topics
- Grammar in communicative contexts
- Task-based listening activities
- A thorough pronunciation syllabus
- Frequent progress checks
English Intermediate | Book contents
Unit 1 – A time to remember
People; childhood; memories
Unit 2 – Caught in the rush
Transportation; transportation problems; city services
Unit 3 – Time for a change!
Houses and apartments; lifestyle changes; wishes
Unit 4 – I’ve never heard of that!
Food; recipes; cooking instructions; cooking methods
Unit 5 – Going places
Travel; vacations; plans
Unit 6 – OK. No problem!
Complaints; household chores; requests; excuses; apologies
Unit 7 – What’s this for?
Unit 8 – Let’s celebrate!
Holidays; festivals; customs; celebrations
Unit 9 – Times have changed!
Life in the past, present and future; changes and contrasts; consequences
Unit 10 – I hate working on weekends.
Abilities and skills; job preferences; personality traits; careers
Unit 11 – It’s really worth seeing!
Landmarks and monuments; world knowledge
Unit 12 – What happened?
Storytelling; unexpected recent past events
Unit 13 – Good book, terrible movie!
Entertainment; movies and books; reactions and opinions
Unit 14 – So that’s what it means!
Nonverbal communication; gestures and meaning; signs; drawing conclusions
Unit 15 – What would you do?
Money; hopes; predicaments; speculations
Unit 16 – What’s your excuse?
Requests; excuses; invitations reporting