Laser

Laser B1 Practice Online

Laser B1

ISBN 9780230762398

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This course accompanies 'Laser B1'. There are 16 units, each matching a student's book unit. There is a review syllabus item every other unit to match the 'Review' sections in the student's book. Resources are grouped into five categories: grammar, vocabulary, listening, writing, web projects and use of English.

Why choose this course?

It will help you...

  • prepare for school leaving and Cambridge ESOL exams 
  • practise and revise listening, writing and reading skills 
  • develop language skills through topics engaging and relevant to younger students

Key features

  • includes over 150 resources organized in units that mirror the student's book syllabus
  • tailored to Cambridge ESOL exams and CEFR level B1 
  • offers supplementary practice for grammar, vocabulary, listening, writing and use of English
  • includes a timer to reproduce exam-style conditions
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Syllabus details

  1. Unit 1 - Welcome Back!
    1. Present simple v continuous
    2. Stative verbs
    3. Adverbs of frequency: never to always
    4. Present continuous
    5. Today I'm saving the world!
    6. Albert Einstein's education
    7. Graduation day
    8. School mornings
    9. Penpals
    10. Long and short vowels
  2. Unit 2 - The Weird and the Unexplained
    1. A description of my town
    2. Would: repeated actions in the past
    3. Would v used to: past habits v past states
    4. Past simple and past continuous
    5. Past simple v past continuous
    6. Making collocations
    7. Santorini Island
    8. Interview with Dr Martin
    9. Ghost story
    10. Vowel sounds
  3. Units 1 and 2 - Revision
    1. Present simple: affirmative and negative
    2. The Showmen
    3. Then and now
    4. All about you
    5. Life of a fitness freak
    6. Noisy neighbours
    7. What are they doing?
    8. Life in the big city
    9. A visit to the school library
    10. Vowel sounds
  4. Unit 3 - The Law's the Law
    1. Crime
    2. Irregular countable nouns: foreign words
    3. Irregular countable nouns: same singular and plural
    4. Countable v uncountable nouns: definition and contrast
    5. A school day
    6. Choosing countable or uncountable nouns
    7. Do we need zoos?
    8. Ron the burglar
    9. Points of view
    10. What shall we do?
  5. Unit 4 - Meet the Stars
    1. Present perfect continuous: use
    2. Present perfect simple and continuous
    3. Superlatives
    4. Who is the fittest?
    5. Adjective prefixes (un-, im-, in-, ir-)
    6. Negative adjective prefixes
    7. Here is the news ...
    8. Television programmes
    9. Find the schwa
    10. Meeting a celebrity
  6. Units 3 and 4 - Revision
    1. Uncountable nouns: material
    2. Identifying the schwa
    3. Robot Wars - Average
    4. Articles: contrast of all forms
    5. Present perfect simple v continuous
    6. The or nothing?
    7. Young people now and then
    8. Prefixes
    9. Fan club radio phone-in competition
  7. Unit 5 - The Space Race
    1. Future with going to: use
    2. Present simple with future meaning: fixed events
    3. Will/won't v present simple
    4. Will and going to
    5. Peter telephones Sally
    6. Talking about the future
    7. New technology for communication
    8. Information technology
    9. Learning English
    10. Vowel sounds
  8. Unit 6 - It Takes All Sorts
    1. Modals of ability
    2. Best friends
    3. Vowel sounds
    4. Obligation/necessity: must, have to
    5. Obligation/necessity: mustn't, don't have to
    6. Possibility: could, may, might
    7. Obligation and advice
    8. Can't, and must
    9. Modals of permission
    10. Popstar crazy
  9. Units 5 and 6 - Revision
    1. Using a cash machine
    2. It's a dog's life
    3. Round-the-world trip
    4. Will, won't, going to
    5. Modal verbs
    6. Modals of advice
    7. Useful things
    8. Strange inventions
    9. Vowel sounds
    10. Astro Explorer - Average
  10. Unit 7 - Going Out and Staying In
    1. What's that sound?
    2. Verb + -ing
    3. Gerunds and infinitives: likes and dislikes
    4. Schooldays of a rock star
    5. Talking about your job
    6. Music
    7. Jack Johnson Show
    8. Pronouncing sounds
    9. Shot on location in Britain
    10. Exam stress
  11. Unit 8 - The Problem Page
    1. Nouns from verbs
    2. First conditional: use
    3. Second conditional: use
    4. Zero conditional: use
    5. Connectors: time
    6. A lifetime together
    7. Nouns from adjectives
    8. Advice hotline
    9. Personal problem helpline
    10. Are they angry?
  12. Units 7 and 8 - Revision
    1. Prepositions of time
    2. Merry musical melodies
    3. Cupid Games
    4. Prepositions of time: till/until, since, from
    5. Going out
    6. Fitness freaks
    7. Second conditional
    8. If you walk under a ladder ...
    9. Fan clubs
  13. Unit 9 - It's the Way You Tell'em!
    1. Numbers 1-10
    2. Numbers 11-101
    3. Third conditional: use
    4. Would: conditional
    5. Conditional: comparison of all forms
    6. Relative clauses: use
    7. Defining v non-defining relative clauses: comparison
    8. Defining v non-defining relative clauses: use of that
    9. Relative pronouns in impersonal statements
    10. Reggae and Bob Marley
  14. Unit 10 - Fair Play
    1. Conditional: comparison of all forms
    2. Modifiers: use of so, such, too, enough, quite
    3. If you asked ...
    4. Hard times prison
    5. Modifiers and quantifiers
    6. My favourite sport
    7. What's your favourite sport?
    8. Take, have or break?
    9. Mad about cycling!
    10. Sport in the USA
  15. Units 9 and 10 - Revision
    1. The Formula One flying circus
    2. Relative clauses: structure 1
    3. Relative clauses: structure 2
    4. Are you sure?
    5. Too and enough
    6. Robert's sport timetable
    7. Football
    8. Personal trainer
    9. I do aerobics
    10. The Magic Forest
  16. Unit 11 - The Land of Plenty?
    1. Creature feature
    2. The passive: omission of agent
    3. Uses of have: have something done
    4. Campus passives
    5. The environment
    6. Passive forms
    7. Environmental advice
    8. Protecting our planet
    9. Piece or peace?
    10. Swimming with a whale
  17. Unit 12 - C U @ 8
    1. Say v tell: differences and uses
    2. Past perfect simple v continuous
    3. Past perfect continuous: use
    4. Reported speech: tense changes
    5. Reported speech: changes
    6. What did you say?
    7. Reported statements
    8. Telephone calls
    9. You've got mail
    10. PET/PET for Schools Paper 1 Writing Part 2
  18. Units 11 and 12 - Revision
    1. The passive: passive v active
    2. Uses of have: have somebody / something do something
    3. Past perfect: use
    4. Passive v active
    5. How are bottles recycled?
    6. What did they say?
    7. What do animals do?
    8. The rainforests
    9. Same sound, different spelling
    10. Slimy Monster
  19. Unit 13 - Getting By
    1. Reported questions: wh- questions
    2. Reported questions: yes/no questions
    3. Embedded questions: use
    4. Quiz show
    5. Astronaut
    6. I swam across an ocean
    7. I've got an interview!
    8. Letter of application
    9. Work survey
    10. Word stress
  20. Unit 14 - Away From Home
    1. Future perfect: use
    2. Future continuous: use
    3. Will v future continuous v future perfect
    4. I wish ...
    5. Travel around the world
    6. Going on a trip
    7. If things were different
    8. Travelling tales
    9. Consonant sounds
    10. A trip to Vancouver, Canada
  21. Units 13 and 14 - Revision
    1. An ideal job
    2. Paradise Islands
    3. Turtle the Time Tourist - Average
    4. The worst job
    5. At work
    6. Under the sea
    7. Ambitious Dubai
    8. In the park
    9. A memorable journey
    10. Word stress
  22. Unit 15 - Make or Break
    1. The Nobel Prize
    2. Advice/opinion: had better, would rather
    3. Unreal tenses: wish, if only, would rather, it's time, hope
    4. Verbs followed by two objects: word order
    5. Verb followed by two objects: pronoun use
    6. Verb + object + verb: object + infinitive
    7. Object pronouns: pronoun reference
    8. A great explorer!
    9. Sounds and spelling
    10. Same sound, different spelling
  23. Unit 16 - Buy, Buy, Buy!
    1. Preposition expressions: despite, in spite of
    2. Punctuation 2
    3. Question tags: word order
    4. Question tags
    5. Question tags
    6. Contrasting ideas
    7. Shopping around
    8. In the sports shop
    9. Question tags
    10. High Street Stores
  24. Units 15 and 16 - Revision
    1. Jeremy's talent
    2. Credit cards
    3. Bridge Builder - Average
    4. Connectors: contrast
    5. Punctuation 3
    6. Question, reply tags: use
    7. A legend
    8. Can I help you?