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New Cutting Edge Upper Intermediate students' book

  


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


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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 5 Unusual achievements

Page 52 - 53
Unusual achievements
reading   

Reading text about five peope with remarkable achievements.

skills:
achievements
 
Page 54 - 55

 
Page 54 - 55
Perfect tenses
listening   written exercise   grammar   language analysis   

Listening, analysis and follow-up exercises on present perfect simple, future perfect simple and past perfect simple

grammar:
future perfect tense
grammar:
past perfect simple tense
grammar:
present perfect tense
 
Page 56
Verb-noun combinations
individual / pairwork   written exercise   

Gap fill; pairwork - think of an example of someone who has verb + noun (e.g. won a competition)

vocabulary:
verb + noun combinations
 
Page 57
Speaking Task
speaking   listening   

Students listen to people talking about achievements and then work in groups to prepare a short talk on an achievement (invention / political advance etc.) they consider significant.

skills:
achievements
skills:
inventions / discoveries
skills:
politics
skills:
presentations
 
Page 58 - 59
Language focus

Examples, analysis and follow-up exercises

grammar:
present perfect continuous tense
grammar:
present perfect tense
 
Page 60
Wordspot: first
gap fill   

Gap fill and spider graph

vocabulary:
first - different uses of
 
Page 60 - 61
study / practise

End-of-unit practice exercises

vocabulary:
first - different uses of
grammar:
present perfect continuous tense
grammar:
present perfect tense
vocabulary:
verb + noun combinations
pronunciation:
vowel sounds - diphthongs
 

Unit-specific worksheets
The following worksheets relate to the whole unit.
Vocabulary revision
Reading strips for #3, SB, page 52
 
Verb noun combinations practice
Gap filled sentences to reinforce verb-noun combinations (RP 5B, SB p 56)
 
Vocabulary - listening 5.2
Discussion strips to revise or pre-teach vocabular for listening 5.2 (achievements)
 
Find someone who
Practises present pefect simple and continuous
 
Perfect tenses dominoes
Present, past and future tenses
 
Vocabulary revision
Reading strips for unit 5
 
Vocab revision - units 1-5
Dominoes that can then be used for speaking exercise
 
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