(1) Reading textA day at the seasideAdapted from Notes from a big country
(humorous) by Bill Bryson
(2)Listening : I'll never forget you. Woman talks about a holiday romance.
(3) Follow up work on discourse markers
(Let's get back to the subject ; to put it simply etc.) Includes a gapped text and another listening on the same topic to check the answers.
(4) Reading: Every postcard tells a story - analysis of types of postcard.
(5) Reading and speaking: Insider's guide. Ss read guide book extracts and guess cities. Then discuss their favourite citie.
(6) Speaking : the travel talk game.
Board game needing dice and counters. Each square has a travel-related speaking topic, e.g. 'the qualities of an ideal travelling companion'.
(1) Ss order sentences in a summary of the reading A day at the seaside (Bill Bryson)
(2) Focus on reporting verbs in the above exercise. Ss divide these into two lists: 'say' type and 'tell' type i.e. those that do and do not take a direct object.
(3) Dictionary reading exercise as follow up (dictionary extracts are printed on the page)
(4) Reading passage Where's my car : son steal's mum's car with multiple choice exercise focusing on reporting verbs.
(1) Compound adjectives with 'well-' or '-conscious' (Uses examples from reading Every postcard tells a story, page 74.)
(2) Adjectives with prefixes:
un in ir im il
+ suffixes less ful ish (Matching exercises)
(3) Gapped text with root adjective prompts.
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