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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 7 Big events

Page 72 - 73
Events and celebrations
speaking   vocabulary   

Students discuss five photographs of festivals, celebrations and other public events

skills:
festivals
skills:
public events
 
Page 73
Extreme adjectives
vocabulary   

Matching and follow-up gap-fill activity

grammar:
adjectives - gradable / absolute
 
Page 74 - 75
Describing a memorable event
speaking   listening   

Students first listen to four people describing memorable events and then prepare and describe one themselves

skills:
anecdotes
skills:
festivals
skills:
public events
 
Page 76 - 77
Language focus 1: relative clauses
grammar   language analysis   

Three texts about celebrations in different countries
gapped for defining and non-defining relative clauses

Follow-up exercise for speaking (pairwork)
Combination exercise (Combining information to make sentences with non-defining relative clauses)

skills:
festivals
grammar:
relative clauses - defining
grammar:
relative clauses - non-defining
 
Page 76 - 77

grammar:
relative clauses - non-defining
 
Page 80

grammar:
quantifiers
 
Page 81

functions:
awkward situations
 
Page 82

vocabulary:
take - different uses of
 
Page 83

practise

grammar:
adjectives - gradable / absolute
functions:
awkward situations
grammar:
quantifiers
grammar:
relative clauses - defining
grammar:
relative clauses - non-defining
vocabulary:
take - different uses of
 

Unit-specific worksheets
The following worksheets relate to the whole unit.
Vocab revision - events
Revises vocab on page 72
 
Absolute adjectives
Simple word pelmanism type activity.
 
Defining relative clauses
Chunked defintions for students to reassemble
 
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