Inspiration

American Inspiration 1 Practice Online

American Inspiration 1

ISBN 9780230751118

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This course accompanies 'American Inspiration 1'. It corresponds to CEFR level A1. There are eight Units and four 'Progress Check' items. Resources are grouped into six categories - 'Grammar Focus', 'Grammar Reference Unit', 'Vocabulary', 'Language Focus', 'Pronunciation' and 'Listening'.

Why choose this course?

It will help you...

  • develop vocabulary and grammar 
  • improve listening and pronunciation skills 
  • test your language skills 
  • review your learning progress

Key features

  • organized into eight units, each matching a unit in the student's book
  • includes over 160 interactive resources covering grammar, vocabulary, listening and pronunciation
  • four progress checks allow students to review the language learned in the preceding units 
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Syllabus details

  1. Welcome to New York
    1. School open house
    2. Who are you?
    3. Possessive adjectives
    4. Plurals
    5. Be: simple present affirmative
    6. Be: simple present interrogative
    7. Possessive adjectives: use
    8. Articles: use of indefinite article
    9. Numbers
    10. What time is it?
    11. Interview with Maria
    12. Alphabet rap
    13. Consonant sounds
    14. Mandy's family tree
    15. Letters and numbers
    16. The family tree
    17. Family life
  2. Communication
    1. Following instructions
    2. Can for ability
    3. Articles
    4. Ability: can
    5. Imperative
    6. Articles: use of definite article
    7. Wanted!
    8. What color is it?
    9. On the phone
    10. Classroom language
    11. Describing people
    12. Consonant sounds
    13. Vowel sounds
    14. Can you do this?
    15. Exercising
    16. Can you do this?
    17. Taking exercise
    18. My family and I
  3. Progress Check Units 1 and 2
    1. Articles
    2. Where are the keys?
    3. Singular and plural nouns
    4. Can I help you?
    5. Conjunctions
    6. Question words
    7. To be or not to be?
    8. Meet my family
    9. Getting the time right
    10. Acronyms
    11. Beginner Burglars
    12. Elementary Test 08
  4. Lifestyle
    1. Simple present
    2. Simple present
    3. The lake club
    4. Question formation
    5. Adverbs of frequency: never to always
    6. Simple present: affirmative
    7. Simple present: interrogative
    8. Simple present: negative
    9. Food
    10. Sports
    11. Just relax!
    12. Max's day
    13. Family possessions
    14. Syllable stress
    15. Syllable count
    16. What sports do you like?
    17. I don't like the color!
  5. Sightseeing
    1. Present progressive
    2. There is, there are
    3. Countable and uncountable nouns
    4. There is/are: use
    5. Present progressive: affirmative
    6. Present progressive: interrogative
    7. Present progressive: use
    8. Classroom objects
    9. Parts of the body
    10. Places - town and country
    11. Is there a bank on this street?
    12. Beach life
    13. Vowel sounds
    14. Intonation
    15. My town
    16. Body Rap
  6. Progress Check Units 3 and 4
    1. Dislikes
    2. The taxi driver
    3. The lake club
    4. Prepositions of time
    5. Dates and times
    6. Beginner Test 07
    7. Fruit, vegetable, dairy or meat?
    8. Furniture and appliances
    9. What are you studying?
    10. Mr. Fletcher's Grocery Store
  7. People and places
    1. Present progressive vs. simple present
    2. Possessives
    3. Question words
    4. Spot the difference
    5. Possessive pronouns
    6. Comparative adjectives: + -er
    7. Comparative adjectives: more + adjective
    8. Simple present vs. present progressive
    9. What's your job?
    10. What's the weather like?
    11. Days of the week
    12. The recycling center
    13. Find the schwa
    14. Contrastive stress
    15. My job
    16. On vacation
  8. Looking back
    1. Questions and short answers with was and were
    2. Simple past
    3. Past and present hobbies
    4. What did you do last weekend?
    5. Be: simple past use
    6. Simple past regular: affirmative
    7. Simple past regular: use
    8. Simple past irregular: use
    9. Where are they from?
    10. What language do they speak?
    11. Were you sick?
    12. Weak and strong forms
    13. Two stories
    14. Daily routine
    15. Two stories
    16. Daily routine
  9. Progress Check Units 5 and 6
    1. Where is it?
    2. Simple present vs. present progressive
    3. Questions in the simple past
    4. Different hobbies
    5. The weather forecast
    6. Wanted!
    7. Wanted!
    8. Beginner Test 02
    9. Poker Game
  10. Taking action
    1. Superlatives
    2. Ask the pilot
    3. Likes and dislikes
    4. Future with going to: use
    5. Superlative adjectives: irregular superlatives
    6. Superlative adjectives: the most + adjective
    7. Mammal, insect, bird, ...
    8. Traveling by public transportation
    9. Traveling by plane
    10. Who is the fittest?
    11. Vowel sounds
    12. Vowel sounds
    13. On vacation
    14. Vowel sounds
    15. On holiday
    16. Hotel check-in
  11. Party time
    1. Quantifiers
    2. Countable and uncountable nouns
    3. Have
    4. Question tags
    5. Uncountable nouns: food
    6. Countable vs. uncountable nouns: definition and contrast
    7. Question tags: word order
    8. Have got: simple present use
    9. Eating and drinking
    10. Cooking
    11. What animals do you have?
    12. In my room
    13. Vowel sounds
    14. Consonant sounds
    15. What's on the menu?
    16. Shopping
    17. Shopping
  12. Progress Check Units 7 and 8
    1. Interview with a TV director
    2. Elementary Test 02
    3. Elementary Test 01
    4. A, some, any
    5. Countable and uncountable nouns
    6. Animal features
    7. Getting around
    8. Leisure time
    9. Spare time
    10. Dart the Monkey in the Kitchen