Inspiration

American Inspiration 4 Practice Online

American Inspiration 4

ISBN 9780230751149

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£10

This course accompanies 'Inspiration 4'. It corresponds to CEFR level B1. 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 150 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. Body and mind
    1. Before and after
    2. -ing forms and infinitives
    3. Stative verbs
    4. Infinitive vs. -ing form
    5. -ing form: purpose
    6. Verb + object + verb: object + -ing form
    7. -ing form: after prepositions
    8. Soup recipe
    9. Could Shakespeare write?
    10. Forming adjectives
    11. Going out
    12. Weak and strong forms
    13. Weak and strong forms
    14. Healthy food in our supermarkets
    15. Taking a study course
  2. Creativity
    1. Present perfect progressive
    2. Present perfect: simple and progressive
    3. Tsunami
    4. Present perfect progressive: use
    5. Present perfect progressive: affirmative
    6. Past perfect progressive: use
    7. Past perfect progressive: affirmative
    8. Salvador Dali
    9. Sylvester Stallone
    10. Simple vs. progressive
    11. Mixed tenses
    12. Stress
    13. Word linking
    14. Living in Italy
  3. Progress Check Units 1 and 2
    1. Participles: gerund
    2. Effective meetings
    3. Paul's interview
    4. Correct forms of the simple past and present perfect
    5. Simple past vs. past perfect
    6. Past tenses
    7. Studying English abroad
    8. Compound adjectives
    9. Compound adjectives
    10. Adjectives and prepositions
    11. Dart the Monkey in the Kitchen
    12. Fitness freaks
    13. Intermediate Test 01
  4. Science and discovery
    1. Supermarket reviews
    2. What are your plans?
    3. English: a global language
    4. Modifiers: use of so, such, too, enough, quite
    5. Comparison of adverbs: comparatives
    6. Comparison of adverbs: superlatives
    7. Connectors: cause
    8. New technology for communication
    9. Information technology
    10. Scientific research
    11. A trip overseas
    12. Speaking with feeling
    13. Vacation problems
    14. Gibraltar
  5. Getting it right
    1. Lynne's plans
    2. Virtual reality
    3. I wish ...
    4. Life in the year 2100
    5. Future progressive: affirmative
    6. Future progressive: use
    7. Future perfect: affirmative
    8. Future perfect: use
    9. Winston Churchill
    10. Negative adjective prefixes
    11. Rhythm and stress in second/unreal conditional questions
    12. Sentence stress
    13. Interviewing for a hotel receptionist
    14. Our future environment
    15. Our future environment
  6. Progress Check Units 3 and 4
    1. The rain will have stopped by then
    2. What's happening in the future?
    3. Future tenses
    4. Future tenses
    5. Will vs. future progressive vs. future perfect
    6. Phrasal verbs with on and up
    7. Phrasal verbs with down
    8. Astro Explorer - Average
    9. Intermediate Test 12
  7. Extraordinary people
    1. Second and third conditional
    2. I wish I'd done that
    3. Certainty and possibility
    4. Modal verb structures
    5. Third/Unreal conditional: affirmative
    6. Third/Unreal conditional: use
    7. Obligation/necessity: need, must, mustn't, have to, don't have to, didn't need to.
    8. Possibility: could, may, might
    9. Phrasal verbs with up
    10. Native Americans
    11. Sentence stress
    12. Contrastive stress
    13. No regrets!
    14. Framlingham Castle
    15. No regrets!
    16. Framlingham Castle
    17. Modal verbs
    18. Soccer
  8. On the move
    1. An interview with Picasso
    2. Reporting verbs
    3. Reporting verbs: use
    4. Reported speech: past reporting verbs
    5. Reporting verbs: list
    6. Travel around the world
    7. Why did I go on vacation?
    8. Greetings
    9. Warehouse fire
    10. The spy granny
    11. Polite Intonation
    12. Intonation
    13. Secret diary
    14. Interview
    15. Write me an email
    16. Question tags
    17. An interview with an actress
    18. Question tags
    19. Gibraltar
    20. Vacation problems
  9. Progress Check Units 5 and 6
    1. How to succeed at an interview
    2. Conditionals
    3. Conditional sentences
    4. Advertising
    5. Reported statements
    6. A police incident
    7. Ancient art
    8. Question tags
    9. Question tags
    10. The Balloon Fiesta
    11. Intermediate Test 03
  10. Getting the message across
    1. Passive
    2. Passive vs. active
    3. Passive forms
    4. Buying goods and equipment
    5. The passive: present perfect
    6. The passive: infinitive
    7. Wonders of the world
    8. Weak and strong syllables
    9. Sentence stress
    10. What do you do online?
    11. Socializing with a visitor
    12. Telephone calls
    13. Passive
  11. Making the grade
    1. Meetings and greetings
    2. A wedding day to remember
    3. Modal verb structures
    4. Word formation
    5. Permission: can, may, be allowed to
    6. Advice/opinion: had better, would rather
    7. Ability: could
    8. Word formation - affixes: suffixes
    9. Music
    10. Scissor Sisters
    11. A tough training course
    12. A money problem
    13. Pronouncing sounds
    14. Polite Intonation
    15. A great explorer!
    16. What could you do?
  12. Progress Check Units 7 and 8
    1. Cher
    2. Passive
    3. Intermediate Test 02
    4. Intermediate Test 10
    5. Nouns from verbs
    6. The lives of animals
    7. The lives of animals
    8. Take, have or break?
    9. Rescue Mission