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New Cutting Edge Upper Intermediate students' book

  


Author(s):  Peter Moore    Sarah Cunningham  
Publisher:   Longman
ISBN: 9780582825253


Publisher's resources are available for this book.


Module 1 Past and present
 

Module 2 Life's ups and downs
 

Module 3 Adventures and mishap
 

Module 4 The mind
 

Consolidation module 1 - 4
 

Module 5 Unusual achievements
 

Module 6 Getting it right
 

Module 7 Big events
 

Module 8 Fame and fortune
 

Consolidation modules 5 - 8
 

Module 9 Mysteries, problems, oddities
 

Module 10 Getting together
 

Module 11 Interfering with nature
 

Module 12 Media mania
 

Consolidation modules 9 - 12
 

Module 3 Adventures and mishap

Page 28
How adventurous are you

Short quiz - students do in pairs

skills:
adventure
skills:
adventure sports
 
Page 29
Mishaps

(1) Picture and phrase matching for common mishaps - spill wine, oversleep etc
(2) Listening: four people tell short anecdotes about mishaps

vocabulary:
mishaps
 
Page 30 - 31
reading and speaking

Discussion about anti-social crime and reading about gentle policing methods in Denmark

skills:
crime
 
Page 32 - 33
Telling a story from two points of view
speaking   listening   

Split listening: two versions of a minor incident

skills:
anecdotes
skills:
stories
 
Page 34 - 35
Verb forms in the narrative
listening   written exercise   language analysis   

Follow-up exercise and analysis of language in previous listening.
Three short gapped stories with audio to check answers

skills:
anecdotes
grammar:
narrative tenses
 
Page 36
Writing a narrative
writing   

Analysis of the structure a short narrative about a trip to the Grand Canyon.
Students write story about a frighening expreience.

skills:
travel / holidays
writing:
writing a narrative
 
Page 37
Language focus

Pictures with multiple-choice captions / speech bubbles. Analysis of examples.

Follow up multiple-choice exercise.

Listening - students guess the questions and then ask partner

grammar:
future continuous tense
grammar:
past continuous tense
grammar:
present perfect continuous tense
 
Page 38
Real life
listening   

Dialogue and focus on phrases for expressing annoyance, regret and acceptance of problems.
Students prepare short conversations.

functions:
dealing with unexpected problems
 
Page 39
practise

End-of-unit practise exercises

pronunciation:
consonant sounds - voiced / unvoiced
functions:
dealing with unexpected problems
vocabulary:
mishaps
 

Unit-specific worksheets
The following worksheets relate to the whole unit.
Vocab revision
Strips reading, end unit 2 / early unit 3 (mishaps)
 
Vocab revision
Strips reading revising vocab for pages 32 - 35 (narrative)
 
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