Sky High

Sky High 5 Practice Online

Sky High 5

ISBN 9780230750968

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This course accompanies 'Sky High 5'. 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. Resources are grouped into 4 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. Culture
    1. What kind of paintings are they?
    2. Ancient art
    3. Language and culture
    4. Word stress
  2. History and politics
    1. A visit to New York
    2. Contrasting ideas
    3. Connectors: contrast
    4. Native Americans
  3. Heroes and villains
    1. Past tenses
    2. Past tenses
    3. Working at the Tower of London
    4. Common collocations
  4. Language for life: conference-going
    1. Setting up a conference
    2. Conference registration
    3. Conference discussion
    4. Business meals
  5. Living with machines
    1. Mr. Microsoft
    2. Compound nouns
    3. Computer crisis
    4. I couldn't live without it
  6. Genetic engineering
    1. Corporate social responsibility and NGT
    2. Word formation - affixes: wh- words + compounds with ever
    3. Wh- words: what, where, when, etc.
    4. Wh- words: how + adverbs/adjectives
  7. Technology dependence and risks
    1. What do you do online?
    2. PC games
    3. Phrasal verbs
    4. Mixed phrasal verbs
  8. Language for life: technology surveys
    1. Virtual businesses
    2. A company profile
    3. Zodiac car company
    4. "Ideas" meeting memo
  9. Learning check 1
    1. What do you think of computer games?
    2. State-of-play meeting
    3. Position of objects with phrasal verbs
    4. Phrasal verbs
    5. Business news
    6. Funding of projects and companies
    7. The Website Project
  10. The real thing
    1. Adjective word order
    2. Advice/opinion: had better, would rather
    3. Same spelling, different sound
    4. Vowel sounds
    5. Vowel sounds
  11. International and local food
    1. Time for tea
    2. Soup recipe
    3. Possessive 's
    4. 's: is, has, possession
  12. Hollywood versus Bollywood
    1. Indefinite pronouns: use
    2. Indefinite pronouns: some, any, every, no + compounds
    3. Sylvester Stallone
    4. The last movie I saw
  13. Language for life: franchises
    1. Managing expansion
    2. A company profile
    3. Zodiac car company
    4. BEC Vantage Listening Part 1
    5. Work survey
  14. Brothers and sisters
    1. My grandfather
    2. Meeting the parents
    3. Word formation
    4. Word formation - affixes: list of suffixes
  15. All you need is love
    1. The people in the picture
    2. Simple present with future meaning: definite events
    3. Simple present with future meaning: other uses
    4. Stative verbs
  16. Working relations
    1. Humor in the workplace
    2. Colleagues discussing department meetings
    3. -ing form vs. infinitive
    4. -ing forms and infinitives
  17. Language for life: foreign exchanges
    1. Before and after
    2. Adverbs of place: abroad, afloat, home, etc.
    3. Studying English abroad
    4. Prague vs. New York
  18. Learning check 2
    1. Would you like anything to eat?
    2. Make vs. do: M-W
    3. Make vs. do: A-L
    4. Infinitive: with indefinite pronouns
    5. Simple present vs. present progressive vs. present perfect
  19. The history of pop culture
    1. Scissor Sisters
    2. A transatlantic rock star
    3. Dido - now a world-famous singer
  20. Revolutionaries past and present
    1. Past tenses
    2. Past tenses
    3. Narrative tenses contrasted
  21. Viewpoint
    1. Mountains of the world
    2. Definite, indefinite and zero articles
    3. Articles: contrast of all forms
    4. Articles: use of definite article
  22. Language for life: project management
    1. Wonders of the world
    2. Used to vs. simple past
    3. Ancient art
    4. Mysteries: the Nazca Lines
  23. Future shock
    1. The Martians are not coming
    2. Science fiction?
    3. Synonyms - adjectives
  24. The best intentions
    1. The rain will have stopped by then
    2. Will vs. future progressive vs. future perfect
    3. Are you sure you want that new job?
  25. Biosphere
    1. Determiners
    2. Determiners - quantifiers: both ... and, either ... or, neither ... nor
    3. Determiners - quantifiers: No, none/none of, neither of
  26. Language for life: getting involved
    1. Social problems
    2. Who can help me?
    3. Supermarkets save the planet
    4. Being green
  27. Learning check 3
    1. Social issues survey
    2. Where's Toby?
    3. Environmental problems
    4. Environmental advice
  28. Your view
    1. The swimming lesson
    2. A pain in the neck
    3. I do aerobics
    4. Windsurfing
  29. The business view
    1. Sports in the U.S.A.
    2. Relative pronouns
    3. Defining and non-defining relative clauses
    4. A burglary
    5. Participles: clauses
  30. The career view
    1. Relative clauses
    2. Relative clauses
    3. Agatha Christie
    4. Defining vs. non-defining relative clauses: comparison
    5. Defining vs. non-defining relative clauses: punctuation
  31. Language for life: the REALLY big sports festival
    1. Olympic planning
    2. Meeting David Beckham
    3. The Olympic Games
  32. Making faces
    1. Advice/opinion: should, ought to
    2. Would: suggestions/advice
    3. Compound adjectives
    4. Meet the boyfriend
  33. Cosmetic surgery
    1. Passive forms
    2. Cher
    3. Plastic surgery
    4. Doctor's statements
  34. Selling beauty
    1. Passive
    2. Passive
    3. Passive vs. active
    4. Sentence stress
  35. Language for life: advertising and promotion
    1. Recognition of company logos and brands
    2. Developments in advertising and marketing
    3. Radio advertisements
    4. Presentation about an advertising campaign
  36. Learning check 4
    1. A successful exhibition
    2. You are what you wear
    3. Planning a presentation
  37. Good and bad luck
    1. Lucky charms
    2. From a verb to a noun
    3. Noun suffixes
  38. Optimism versus pessimism
    1. Humor in the workplace
    2. Conditional sentences
    3. Conditionals
  39. What if...?
    1. Getting to work
    2. Second and third conditional
    3. If you asked ...
  40. Language for life: building a bright future
    1. A job description
    2. Job ad
    3. Who should get the job?
    4. Interviewing for a hotel receptionist
  41. Blood sports
    1. Piece or peace?
    2. Different opinions
    3. Intonation
    4. Same sound, different spelling
  42. A game of skill and luck
    1. A message from Mom
    2. What do you think of computer games?
    3. An aircraft announcement
    4. Documents for a meeting
  43. Let's get together
    1. What should we do this evening?
    2. How has your visit been?
    3. Adverbs of time: relative position in time
    4. Adverbs of manner: word order
    5. Adverbs of place: here, there, ahead, back, away, below, around
  44. Language for life: being sociable
    1. I wish ...
    2. Compound adjectives
    3. Personal space
    4. My old teacher
    5. Describing people
  45. Learning check 5
    1. Conditional sentences
    2. Adverbial phrases: mixed
    3. American vs. British English: adverb use
  46. Preservation or extinction
    1. Comparative adjectives: (not) as ... as; less ... than
    2. The lives of animals
    3. What sound does a cat make?
    4. Feed the birds
  47. Responsible ownership
    1. Save the rhinos
    2. A smart dog
    3. Unreal tenses: wish, if only, would rather, it's time, hope
    4. The world of the coral reef
  48. Animals as healers and teachers
    1. A party invitation
    2. -ing form vs. infinitive
    3. Verbs followed by an object and infinitive
  49. Language for life: one traveler's experiences with canines
    1. Passive forms
    2. Hidden secrets
    3. Rituals
  50. Read to learn
    1. The future of newspapers
    2. Highway 101
    3. Pronoun reference
    4. A policeman's tale
    5. Escape to Zalcabar
  51. Writing in the right tone
    1. Negotiations
    2. Before and after
    3. Formal verbs in academic writing
    4. The subjunctive: form and use
  52. The art of listening
    1. Conversations in a store
    2. Business meals
    3. Language and culture
  53. Language for life: say what you mean
    1. Interview results
    2. How to tell a story
    3. Students talking over coffee
    4. At the airport
  54. Learning check 6
    1. Application letter extracts
    2. Letter of application
    3. Postcard to a friend
    4. Interview questions