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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 4 The mind

Page 40 - 41
Gender gaps on the brain
reading   reading   reading   

Reading on the differences between men and women's brains.

skills:
gender
skills:
mind / brain (human)
 
Page 41
Vocaubulary

Qualities of mind

vocabulary:
personality adjectives
 
Page 42 - 43
Quiz - Are you left of right brained?
listening   quiz   

Two quizzes : students interview each other then listen for an interpretation of the results

skills:
mind / brain (human)
 
Page 44 - 45
Language Focus - the passive
reading   language analysis   

Reading: extract from IQ test and short passage about MENSA.
Analysis of sentences.
Text with multiple-choice for practice

skills:
mind / brain (human)
grammar:
passive voice
 
Page 46
A formal letter
listening   writing   

Students listen to an advertisement for a product and then a letter complaining about the product

writing:
complaint
grammar:
linkers - addition
grammar:
linkers - cause and effect
grammar:
reported speech
 
Page 47
Language focus
reading   language analysis   

Short reading, analysis and follow up exercises for have / get sthg done

grammar:
have sthg done
 
Page 48
Wordspot: mind
written exercise   language analysis   

Spidergraph and subsitution exericse for collocations and prhases with 'mind'

vocabulary:
mind - different uses of
 
Page 49
Song: Always on my mind
listening   song   

Listening + lyrics with multiple-choice line endings
(This is not the Elvis version)

skills:
romance / relationships
skills:
song
 

Unit-specific worksheets
The following worksheets relate to the whole unit.
Gender gaps on the brain - vocabulary revision
Reading strips for reading, 'Gender gaps on the brain', pages 40 - 41
 
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