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Gateway B2 Practice Online

Gateway B2

ISBN 9780230762435

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This course accompanies 'Gateway B2'. There are ten units, each matching a student's book unit. Resources are grouped into five categories: grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, exam preparation and practice tests.

Why choose this course?

It will help you...

  • develop correct pronunciation
  • reinforce grammar and vocabulary 
  • boost your confidence for school-leaving exams and for Cambridge FCE
  • prepare for university and the world of work

Key features

  • designed to lead teenage students to success in school-leaving and university entrance examinations
  • 160 resources divided into 10 units to mirror the student's book syllabus 
  • every unit includes varied activities and a practice test to check progress 
  • includes practice material for Cambridge FCE
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Syllabus details

  1. Study plans
    1. The Martians are not coming
    2. -ing form v infinitive
    3. -ing form v infinitive
    4. Things to do
    5. Brown University, USA
    6. Sentence stress
    7. FCE Paper 3 Part 1
    8. FCE Paper 1 Part 2
    9. Upper Intermediate Test 02
    10. Past simple v past continuous
    11. First day at school
    12. Present perfect continuous: use
    13. Mixed tenses
    14. Make v do: A-L
    15. Word stress
  2. Work experience
    1. Tsunami
    2. Working in a restaurant
    3. At work
    4. Meaning of phrasal verbs
    5. Phrasal verbs
    6. Are they angry?
    7. Diphthongs
    8. FCE Paper 4 Part 3
    9. FCE Paper 1 Part 1
    10. Upper Intermediate Test 10
    11. Past perfect simple v continuous
    12. Past simple v past perfect
    13. Would v used to: past habits v past states
    14. Used to v past simple
    15. -ing forms and infinitives
    16. -ing forms and infinitives
  3. Space and time
    1. Future tenses: will/won't v going to v present continuous
    2. Future tense contrasts
    3. Email about future plans
    4. Word formation - affixes: prefixes
    5. Negative adjective prefixes
    6. Word stress
    7. Stress
    8. FCE Paper 1 Part 3
    9. FCE Paper 4 Part 1
    10. Upper Intermediate Test 07
    11. What are your plans?
    12. Future in the past
    13. Future perfect simple v continuous
    14. The rain will have stopped by then
    15. Future tenses
    16. Travel around the world
  4. Extraordinary behaviour
    1. Travelling light
    2. Comparative adjectives: (not) as ... as; less ... than
    3. Determiners - quantifiers: (not) enough, too + adj + infinitive
    4. Hard times prison
    5. Describing people
    6. Nouns from adjectives
    7. Changing stress in nouns and adjectives
    8. Pronunciation of the article the
    9. FCE Paper 3 Part 2
    10. FCE Paper 3 Part 3
    11. Upper Intermediate Test 09
    12. Comparison of adverbs: comparatives
    13. Comparison of adverbs: superlatives
    14. Articles: contrast of all forms
    15. Modifiers: use of so, such, too, enough, quite
    16. Noun suffixes
  5. Money talks
    1. Companies
    2. Quotations about money
    3. A banking complaint
    4. Connecting phrasal verbs
    5. FCE Paper 3 Part 1
    6. FCE Paper 4 Part 3
    7. Upper Intermediate Test 14
    8. Obligation/necessity: must, have to
    9. Permission: can, may, be allowed to
    10. Obligation/necessity: need, needn't, must, mustn't, have to, don't have to, needn't have, didn't need to.
    11. Modal verbs
    12. A money problem
    13. Visit to a shipwreck
    14. Modal verb structures
    15. Silent consonants
  6. Healthy habits
    1. Conditional sentences
    2. A visit to London
    3. Mixed conditional
    4. Conditional sentences
    5. Getting to work
    6. If only you had a job!
    7. An ageing film star looks back
    8. Fast food
    9. What food is good for you?
    10. Food and nutrition
    11. Rhythm stress in second conditional
    12. Sentence stress
    13. FCE Paper 3 Part 4
    14. FCE Paper 4 Part 4
    15. Learning English
  7. What's hot, what's not
    1. Reported speech: changes
    2. Warehouse fire
    3. Scissor Sisters
    4. Word stress in compound nouns
    5. Words with more than three syllables
    6. FCE Paper 3 Part 3
    7. Upper Intermediate Test 06
    8. Reported speech: past reporting verbs
    9. Reported speech: tense changes
    10. Say v tell: differences and uses
    11. Quiz show
    12. Reporting verbs
    13. Johnny Depp
  8. Disaster areas
    1. Ryan's new song
    2. Passive
    3. Passive
    4. Wonders of the world
    5. Win a luxury Caribbean holiday!
    6. Natural disasters
    7. Verbs followed by prepositions: about, at, for, from, in
    8. Verbs and prepositions
    9. Vowel sounds
    10. Consonant sounds
    11. FCE Paper 3 Part 4
    12. FCE Paper 4 Part 1
    13. Passive forms
    14. The passive: impersonal statements
    15. The passive: infinitive
  9. High-tech heaven
    1. Defining v non-defining relative clauses: punctuation
    2. Defining v non-defining relative clauses: use of that
    3. Relative pronouns
    4. Agatha Christie
    5. Relative clauses: word order
    6. Prepositions in relative clauses
    7. Comments on the cinema
    8. A burglary
    9. Computer crisis
    10. I couldn't live without it
    11. Computer games
    12. Weak and strong forms of that
    13. Rhyming words
    14. FCE Paper 4 Part 4
    15. FCE Paper 1 Part 3
    16. Upper Intermediate Test 05
  10. Breaking news
    1. Inversion: statements
    2. Not a good move
    3. Participle clauses
    4. Embedded questions: use
    5. Hotel requests
    6. Question tags
    7. In the news
    8. News items on the radio
    9. A daring bank robbery
    10. Question tags
    11. Single vowel sounds
    12. FCE Paper 1 Part 2
    13. FCE Paper 4 Part 2
    14. Upper Intermediate Test 08
    15. Participles: clauses
    16. Question tags