Sky High

Sky High 4 Practice Online

Sky High 4

ISBN 9780230750951

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This course accompanies 'Sky High 4'. There are 12 units, each matching a student's book unit. There is a review syllabus item every other unit, to match the Learning Check sections in the student's book. Resources are grouped into four categories: Building Grammar, Building Vocabulary, Listening Development and Pronunciation Practice.

Why choose this course?

It will help you...

  • develop language skills for real-life situations
  • practise pronunciation and listening skills
  • improve grammar and vocabulary for everyday use
  • review and reinforce language points covered in class

Key features

  • twelve units with six checkpoints to review progress
  • 150 resources cover practical language skills for everyday use
  • includes language, grammar and vocabulary exercises
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Syllabus details

  1. Parents and children
    1. Julie's bossy parents
    2. Going out!
    3. Sentence stress
  2. In the workplace
    1. Embedded/Indirect questions: use
    2. Embedded/Indirect questions: word order
    3. Applying for a job
    4. Work survey
  3. Between friends
    1. Past tenses
    2. Adjectives and prepositions
    3. Chat room introduction
    4. Friendship
  4. Language for life: foreign connections
    1. Common sayings
    2. Studying English abroad
    3. Learning English
  5. Working to live, or living to work?
    1. Do you want a pay raise?
    2. Did you get the job?
    3. A change for the better?
    4. Word stress
  6. Winning and losing money
    1. Buying goods and equipment
    2. Money troubles
    3. Funding of projects and companies
    4. Business news
  7. Entrepreneurs
    1. Defining and non-defining relative clauses
    2. Restructuring the company
    3. Business interests
    4. Retail company's performance
  8. Language for life: armchair shopping
    1. Online shopping
    2. Going shopping
    3. The science of shopping
  9. Learning check 1
    1. Office memos
    2. Work, work, work
    3. On business in Bermuda
  10. Developing the automobile
    1. Compound nouns
    2. Why do prices rise?
    3. If everyone had a car ...
    4. Public transportation
    5. Contrastive stress
  11. Communications systems
    1. -ing form: after prepositions
    2. Telephone calls
    3. Statistics
  12. Using technology
    1. Useful things
    2. Conditional sentences
    3. Question tags
    4. Question tags
  13. Language for life: learning on the web
    1. New technology for communication
    2. Compound nouns
    3. What do you do online?
  14. Home away from home
    1. On the campus
    2. Rhythm and stress in second/unreal conditional questions
    3. Intonation
    4. Alison's trip to Australia
  15. Decoration
    1. What does your room say about you?
    2. Phrasal verbs
    3. Phrasal verbs with take
    4. Intonation
    5. Intonation
  16. Street scenes
    1. Used to
    2. Habits
    3. Would vs. used to: past habits vs. past states
    4. Street scene
    5. Prague vs. New York
    6. Word stress
  17. Language for life: places to stay
    1. Take a vacation
    2. Travel around the world
    3. Cities of the U.S.A.
    4. Traveling around
  18. Learning check 2
    1. If you asked ...
    2. Conditionals
    3. Why did I go on vacation?
    4. Compound nouns
  19. Unsolved crimes
    1. The world of mystery and crime
    2. Carnival criminals
    3. A kidnapping plan
  20. Crime and punishment
    1. A burglary
    2. Correct forms of the simple past and present perfect
    3. Simple past and past progressive
    4. Vowel sounds
  21. Crime knows no borders
    1. A lost wallet
    2. Simple past vs. past perfect
    3. Picasso painting stolen
  22. Language for life: understanding nations
    1. Bus tour of London
    2. Gibraltar
    3. Breaking rules
    4. Word stress
  23. Sensationalism
    1. Here is the news...
    2. Word building
    3. The big screen
    4. Changing stress in nouns and adjectives
  24. Investigative journalism
    1. Reported statements
    2. Reporting verbs: use
    3. Reported speech: past reporting verbs
  25. Ethical issues
    1. Reported questions: yes/no questions
    2. Reported questions: wh- questions
    3. Different opinions
    4. Intonation
  26. Language for life: doing research
    1. Scientific research
    2. Presentation about an advertising campaign
  27. Learning check 3
    1. Simple past vs. past perfect
    2. Hidden secrets
    3. Ron the burglar
    4. What's happening this week?
  28. My generation
    1. Scissor Sisters
    2. Generation gap
    3. Fashion
    4. The dress code
    5. Word linking
    6. Does he believe it?
  29. Looking good
    1. The story of jeans
    2. The perfect birthday present
    3. Order of adjectives
  30. Shop till you drop
    1. Modifiers and quantifiers
    2. Determiners
    3. Determiners - quantifiers: both ... and, either ... or, neither ... nor
  31. Language for life: getting the idea
    1. Music
    2. Music
    3. Interview
  32. Personal firsts
    1. Have you ever been in love?
    2. Are you a TV addict?
    3. Interested or not?
  33. Your first date
    1. Offers/invitations: should, would
    2. Modal verbs
    3. Modal verbs
    4. Obligation/necessity: must, have to
    5. Obligation/necessity: mustn't, don't have to
  34. The big day
    1. Prepositions of time
    2. Prepositions of time: before, after, till/until, since
    3. I'm a party organizer
  35. Language for life: job hunting
    1. A new appointment
    2. Applying for a job
    3. Choosing the right job
    4. Are you sure you want that new job?
  36. Learning check 4
    1. Dates and times
    2. You are what you wear
    3. Stress
  37. Evaluating tradition
    1. Irregular past participles: A-D
    2. Irregular past participles: E-K
    3. Winston Churchill
    4. Who should get the job?
    5. Annoying habits
  38. Coincidence or destiny?
    1. Second and third conditional
    2. Third/Unreal conditional: use
    3. Third/Unreal conditional: affirmative
    4. Rhythm and stress in second/unreal conditional questions
  39. Gifts of love
    1. Second/Unreal conditional
    2. I wish ...
    3. If only you had a job!
    4. Participles: past participles
  40. Language for life: business and social customs
    1. Business interests
    2. Entertaining your clients
    3. Intonation
  41. Stranger than fiction
    1. Hard times prison
    2. A police incident
    3. Who did it?
  42. A near tragedy
    1. Certainty and possibility
    2. Possibility: could, may, might
    3. Weak and strong forms
  43. The War of the Worlds
    1. The Martians are not coming
    2. Irregular past participles: L-R
    3. Irregular past participles: S-W
    4. How to tell a story
    5. Vowel sounds
  44. Language for life: making the most of travel
    1. Describing journeys
    2. I have a question
    3. Getting a winter break
  45. Learning check 5
    1. I wish I'd done that
    2. An aircraft announcement
    3. No regrets!
  46. Learning to be human
    1. School mornings
    2. Talking about families
    3. Double trouble - twins!
  47. Goals in life - or just wanna have fun?
    1. Lynne's plans
    2. Future progressive: use
    3. Future progressive: affirmative
  48. When I'm 64
    1. Connecting words
    2. Connectors: contrast
    3. Connectors: cause
  49. Language for life: scholarships
    1. How to succeed at an interview
    2. Could Shakespeare write?
    3. Taking a study course
    4. Word linking
  50. Looking back at 2001
    1. Past predictions
    2. Information technology
    3. What could you do?
    4. Technology
  51. Tomorrow's world
    1. Life in the year 2100
    2. Virtual reality
    3. Our future environment
  52. Your future
    1. What's happening in the future?
    2. Future tenses
    3. Will vs. future progressive vs. future perfect
    4. Overheard phone calls
  53. Language for life: the world of English
    1. English: a global language
    2. English expressions
    3. A tour of Dublin
  54. Learning check 6
    1. What do you want to do after you graduate from college?
    2. The rain will have stopped by then
    3. Connectors: reason and result
    4. Future arrangements