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CEFR Level A2 Practice Online (American)

CEFR Level A2

ISBN 9780230740747

Ge-student-2016
£12

This course is to match CEFR Level A2. There are 8 units to this course, each with 4 syllabus items. Each syllabus item has three syllabus components: Grammar Focus, Topic Focus and a 'Can do' statement.

Why choose this course?

It will help you...

  • develop all four language skills 
  • widen your basic active and passive vocabulary 
  • understand simple sentences and frequently used expressions 
  • describe in simple terms aspects of your life and matters in areas of immediate need 
  • talk about simple and routine tasks

Key features

  • each unit links to the Council of Europe 'Can do' statements 
  • 172 resources in total with a varied range of exercise types 
  • can be used independently or alongside any coursebook at CEFR Level A2
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Syllabus details

  1. Descriptions: pictures
    1. Can you do this again, please?
    2. What's different?
    3. In the picture
    4. Spot the difference
    5. Vowel sounds
    6. Articles: use of indefinite article
    7. Articles: use of definite article
    8. Adverbs
  2. Descriptions: clothes and accessories
    1. Uses of like: preposition
    2. Present progressive: use
    3. My favorite clothes
    4. Present progressive
    5. The dress code
    6. Possessives
    7. Which bag is ...
    8. Fashion
  3. Descriptions: people
    1. What do Mike and Emma have in common?
    2. Wh- questions
    3. Question words
    4. Wh- words: what, where, when, etc.
    5. Who lives there?
    6. Who has long hair?
    7. Pen pals
    8. Ask some questions ...
  4. Descriptions: buildings and cities
    1. My house
    2. Sentence stress
    3. Prepositions of place 3
    4. What happens where?
    5. Where is it?
    6. Life in the big city
    7. A tour of Dublin
  5. My world: me
    1. Simple past regular: interrogative
    2. Elementary Test 16
    3. Likes and dislikes
    4. Question words
    5. All about you
    6. New identity
    7. The Neighborhood
    8. Simple past
    9. Simple past
  6. My world: families
    1. Elementary Test 21
    2. Possessive adjectives: form
    3. This is my family
    4. Possessive adjectives: use
    5. Family life
    6. Ability: can
    7. Elementary Test 08
    8. Talking about families
    9. Family relationships
  7. My world: daily life
    1. Sorry I'm late
    2. Be: simple present use
    3. Daily life
    4. People and activities
    5. What I do on Saturdays
    6. Simple present: spelling
    7. Elementary Test 09
  8. My world: social life
    1. What should I say now?
    2. Small talk
    3. Future with will/won't: affirmative
    4. Intonation
    5. Future with will/won't: interrogative
    6. Future with will/won't: negative
    7. Jack's busy week
  9. Food and drink: eating and drinking
    1. Cooking
    2. Mr. Fletcher's Grocery Store
    3. There is/are: use
    4. Countable and uncountable nouns
    5. Eating and drinking
    6. Patsy and Bob go camping
    7. Word stress
    8. Countable vs. uncountable nouns: definition and contrast
    9. International food
  10. Food and drink: eating habits
    1. I love pizza
    2. Simple present: negative
    3. Simple present: use
    4. Contractions
    5. Elementary Test 01
    6. Zero conditional: affirmative
    7. If you eat too much ...
    8. Zero conditional: use
    9. Breakfast all over the world
  11. Food and drink: eating out
    1. Simple present: interrogative
    2. Prepositions of time
    3. Booking a restaurant
    4. What time is it?
    5. Restaurants and eating out
    6. What's on the menu?
    7. Let me buy you lunch
    8. Sentence stress
    9. Would: offers
  12. Food and drink: party food
    1. Word stress
    2. Party time
    3. Syllable stress
    4. The barbecue
    5. Connecting sentences
    6. Conjunctions
    7. Connectors: coordinating
    8. Food around the U.S.A.
  13. Health and body: parts of the body
    1. Adjective position
    2. Sounds
    3. Parts of the body
    4. Reflexive pronouns: vs. possessive adjectives + parts of the body
    5. Reflexive pronouns: use
    6. The Evil Doctor
    7. 's: is, has, possession
    8. Parts of the body
  14. Health and body: keeping fit
    1. Following instructions
    2. Exercising
    3. Imperative
    4. I do aerobics
    5. The water sports center
    6. Robert's sports schedule
    7. Sally's sports schedule
    8. The lake club
    9. Adverbs of frequency: never to always
  15. Health and body: doing sports
    1. Verbs followed by the -ing form: A-L
    2. I play volleyball
    3. Numbers
    4. Rutland soccer stadium
    5. What's your favorite sport?
    6. Molly in Trouble
    7. Swimming with a whale
    8. Sports in the U.S.A.
  16. Health and body: health problems
    1. Simple past irregular: interrogative
    2. Be: simple past affirmative
    3. Were you sick?
    4. Be: simple past use
    5. Doctor's statements
    6. Health and safety
    7. Feeling sick
    8. Molly in the Building on Fire
    9. Determiners - quantifiers: little/a little, few/a few
  17. Traveling: directions
    1. There + be: other tenses
    2. Prepositions of place 4
    3. Is there a bank on this street?
    4. Directions
    5. Getting around
    6. How do I get there?
    7. Intonation
    8. Calling All Cars
  18. Traveling: going places
    1. Prepositions of place
    2. Traveling tales
    3. Adverbs of time: specific position in time
    4. Traveling for work
    5. Traveling in the USA
    6. Travel language
    7. Traveling around
    8. Prepositions of place and movement
    9. I have a question
    10. Going places
  19. Traveling: other countries
    1. The Word is Not Enough - Easy
    2. Word stress patterns
    3. Word stress
    4. What are your plans?
    5. Word stress
    6. Life on a desert island
    7. Cabinda's life
    8. Future with going to: use
    9. In another country
    10. What's happening in the future?
  20. Traveling: transportation
    1. Elementary Test 15
    2. Round-the-world trip
    3. Future tenses: will/won't vs. going to vs. present progressive
    4. How do you get to work?
    5. Taking a flight?
    6. Ask the pilot
    7. Florida vacation
    8. Going underground
    9. Public transportation
  21. The natural world: animals
    1. Elementary Test 17
    2. Memory
    3. Wh- questions: subject
    4. An unusual pet
    5. Wh- questions: object
    6. Animals
    7. Adjectives
    8. Comparative adjectives: + -er
    9. A smart dog
    10. Mammal, insect, bird, ...
  22. The natural world: marine life
    1. IELTS Academic Reading Passage 2: Seabirds (Task 1)
    2. IELTS Academic Reading Passage 2: Seabirds (Task 2)
    3. IELTS Academic Reading Passage 2: Seabirds (Task 3)
    4. Harry the Shark
    5. The passive: simple present
    6. The passive: by + agent
    7. The world of the coral reef
    8. TOEFL Reading 045
  23. The natural world: geographical features
    1. In the park
    2. Pre-intermediate Test 05
    3. The or nothing?
    4. Articles
    5. The rain forests
    6. Articles
    7. IELTS Listening Section 2: Going on an expedition
    8. Articles: use of zero article
    9. Mountains of the world
    10. Going places
  24. The natural world: the weather
    1. Elementary Test 11
    2. Poker Game
    3. The weather forecast
    4. The weather where you are
    5. Elementary Test 10
    6. Getting a winter break
    7. Simple past regular: use
    8. Last winter ...
    9. A bad year to travel
  25. People: relationships
    1. Leaving a telephone message
    2. Adverbs of frequency: ever and never
    3. Present perfect
    4. Rock star crazy
    5. Have you ever been in love?
    6. Present perfect
    7. An invitation
    8. Women's dating rules
    9. Present perfect: affirmative
    10. Present perfect: negative
  26. People: schooldays
    1. Albert Einstein's education
    2. Today I'm saving the world!
    3. Simple present vs. present progressive
    4. School open house
    5. A school trip
    6. Obligation/necessity: must, have to
    7. TOEFL Listening 050: dialog
  27. People: shopping
    1. Determiners - quantifiers: much vs. many
    2. Complaining about a service
    3. Can I help you?
    4. In the sports store
    5. Much, many
    6. Shopping
    7. Selling advertisements
    8. Quantity
  28. People: having fun
    1. Elementary Test 04
    2. Going out
    3. Infinitive vs. -ing form
    4. People and activities
    5. A funny thing happened
    6. The schoolgirl millionaire
    7. Relative pronouns: use
    8. Reggae and Bob Marley
  29. The past: yesterday
    1. My day yesterday
    2. Simple past
    3. Simple past
    4. Simple past irregular verbs: A-D
    5. Where did you go?
    6. What did you do last weekend?
    7. Simple past irregular: use
    8. Vowel sounds
  30. The past: past stories
    1. Past progressive: affirmative
    2. Past progressive: negative
    3. What were they doing yesterday?
    4. Simple past vs. past progressive
    5. A funny thing happened
    6. What was happening?
    7. Past progressive: use
    8. What was everyone doing?
  31. The past: past events
    1. Pre-intermediate Test 11
    2. IELTS Listening Section 4: Dinosaur archeology (Task 1)
    3. IELTS Listening Section 4: Dinosaur archeology (Task 2)
    4. The passive: simple past
    5. Past perfect: affirmative
    6. Past perfect: use
    7. A great explorer!
    8. What happened then?
  32. The past: now and then
    1. Simple past with just
    2. Present perfect: affirmative
    3. I've lived here for three years
    4. Present perfect: use
    5. My colleagues
    6. A busy kitchen
    7. Present perfect with adverbs of time
    8. Timeways travel