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skills: growing up
skills: generation (gap)
skills: biography
vocabulary: age

Audio for agePage top ↑
When does adulthood start? (827)
Two presenters discuss the question and focus on language areas that arise.


Book references for agePage top ↑

General English course books (adults)

Inside Out Student's Book Intermediate book cover Inside Out Student's Book Intermediate 
Susan Kay   Vaughan Jones   
Unit 15 Age  Pages 126 - 127

New Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate book cover New Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate 
Susan Kay   Vaughan Jones   
Unit 2 Generations  Pages 14 - 15  Vice La Difference
Vocabulary: stages of life Reading text on overseas exchange visits and how people grow apart.

Straightforward Advanced Student's Book book cover Straightforward Advanced Student's Book 
Roy Norris   
1C Growing Up  Page 10   Expressing age
1C Growing Up  Pages 10 - 11  Growing up on television
Longer piece on Granada Television's 7-up programme following the lives of 14 seven-year-olds from 1964 to the present.
1D The quarterlife crisis  Page 12   The quarterlife crisis

General English adult course resource packs

Reward Pre-Intermediate Resource Pack  book cover Reward Pre-Intermediate Resource Pack  
Sue Kay   
18 Age matters  Page 18 
categorizing words - activities, personality adjectives etc by age group

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