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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 1 Past and present

Page 6 - 7
past and present
speaking   listening   

Listening and speaking: life circles. Listening and speaking about 10 important dates, places, people etc. in your / someone's life.

skills:
biography
 
Page 8 - 9
Reading
reading   written exercise   reading   

Reading charting progress of five different groups / singers

skills:
celebrity
 
Page 9
Past and present time phrases
grammar   

Gap fill exercise

grammar:
time expressions - past
 
Page 10 - 11
Revision of verb forms
quiz   grammar   

(1) Revision of verb forms quiz: 'Nine things you should know about English verbs.'

grammar:
tenses (general)
grammar:
verb forms
 
Page 11
Growing up a British Asian
reading   

Reading with multiple-choices for verb forms

skills:
cultures
skills:
identity
grammar:
tenses (general)
 
Page 12 - 13
Panning and writing a biography

Organization and proofreading. Correction exercise on draft biography of Rowan Atkinson.

writing:
writing a biography
 
Page 13
Wordspot: get
vocabulary   

Matching examples to uses of get + find someone who

vocabulary:
get - different uses of
 
Page 14 - 15
Uses of auxiliaries
grammar   

Audio dialogue + script for analysis of various uses of auxiliaries: emphases, short answers, queston tags, expressing interest.

grammar:
auxiliaries
grammar:
auxiliaries - question tags
grammar:
auxiliaries - sounding interested
 
Page 15 - 16
Making conversation
listening   

Recorded dialogue. Listen, analyze, practice.

functions:
starting / maintaining conversations
 
Page 16 - 17
practise

Extra practise exercises for this unit

vocabulary:
get - different uses of
grammar:
time expressions - past
grammar:
time expressions - present
 
Page 16
Pronunciation

Ss listen and mark sentences as polite, casual or rude depending on intonation.

pronunciation:
intonation
 

Unit-specific worksheets
The following worksheets relate to the whole unit.
Vocabulary for Listening 1.1
Pre-teaching / revision of possible problem vocab. Ss find specific words from list.
 
Vocab revision, unit 1 , listening 1
Cut up strips. Ss take it in turns to read them out. Others in group try to answer.
 
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