Straightforward

Straightforward Advanced Practice Online

Straightforward Advanced

ISBN 9780230750906

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This course accompanies 'Straightforward Advanced'. There are twelve units in this course. Resources are grouped into five categories: Language Focus, Grammar, Vocabulary, Reading and Listening and Pronunciation.

Why choose this course?

It will help you...

  • reinforce the language covered in the book
  • develop practical English skills for everyday use
  • broaden vocabulary and grammar
  • check your knowledge

Key features

  • divided into 12 units to mirror the student's book
  • includes over 140 resources covering vocabulary, pronunciation, listening and grammar
  • offers a balanced mix of language input and skills work
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Syllabus details

  1. Lesson 1A - 1D
    1. Tsunami
    2. Round-the-world trip
    3. Pronoun reference
    4. Highway 101
    5. Past perfect continuous: use
    6. Future perfect continuous: affirmative
    7. Future perfect simple v continuous
    8. FCE Paper 3 Part 1
    9. From a verb to a noun
    10. Noun suffixes
    11. BEC Vantage Reading Part 2
    12. Personal problem helpline
    13. Changing stress in nouns and adjectives
  2. Lesson 2A - 2D
    1. Fear of flying
    2. -ing forms and infinitives
    3. FCE Paper 3 Part 2
    4. The infinitive: form, subject, complement, purpose and split
    5. The infinitive without to: form + use
    6. Comparative adjectives: the ... the
    7. Comparative adjectives: double comparatives
    8. CAE Paper 3 Part 1
    9. A cycling hobby
    10. IELTS Academic Reading Passage 1: Memory (Task 1)
    11. IELTS Academic Reading Passage 1: Memory (Task 3)
    12. FCE Paper 4 Part 3
    13. Intonation
  3. Lesson 3A - 3D
    1. Comments on the cinema
    2. The Sony Ericsson Empire Film Awards
    3. The science of shopping
    4. Adjectives from nouns
    5. Nouns from adjectives
    6. Eliminating plastic bags
    7. FCE Paper 4 Part 4
    8. The plastic problem
    9. CAE Paper 1 Part 2
    10. The environment
    11. Waste products and recycling
    12. Sentence stress
  4. Lesson 4A - 4D
    1. An emergency meeting
    2. Chief Executive faces the press
    3. Reporting verbs in academic writing
    4. Ways of speaking
    5. A night at the Oscars!
    6. How to accept an Oscar
    7. The psychology of happiness
    8. Listening to complaints
    9. Complaining about a service
    10. CAE Paper 1 Part 3
    11. CAE Paper 1 Part 3
    12. Voiced and unvoiced fricatives
  5. Lesson 5A - 5D
    1. Relative clauses
    2. A politician's statement
    3. Conditional sentences
    4. Responses to complaints
    5. Defining v non-defining relative clauses: comparison
    6. Inversion: conditional sentences
    7. Business news
    8. Running your own business
    9. CAE Paper 1 Part 2
    10. A business report
    11. The difference between men and women
    12. Question tags
  6. Lesson 6A - 6D
    1. A bad experience at the airport
    2. Win a luxury Caribbean holiday!
    3. Cher
    4. The passive: infinitive
    5. Health effects of banning smoking
    6. FCE Paper 3 Part 2
    7. Obesity in western children
    8. An appointment with the dentist
    9. CAE Paper 3 Part 3
    10. CAE Paper 4 Part 1
    11. BEC Vantage Reading Part 3
    12. Word linking
    13. Daily routine
  7. Lesson 7A - 7D
    1. Visit to a restaurant
    2. Agatha Christie
    3. Police appeal for witnesses
    4. Participle clauses in academic English
    5. Gerund clauses in academic writing
    6. Westfield Abbey
    7. CAE Paper 3 Part 1
    8. Legal department letters
    9. Carnival criminals
    10. CAE Paper 1 Part 1
    11. The law
    12. Polite intonation
  8. Lesson 8A - 8D
    1. My sister
    2. Noun phrases in academic writing
    3. Nominalization/nouns in academic writing
    4. Possessives - of: use
    5. Boost your self-esteem
    6. Could Shakespeare write?
    7. FCE Paper 4 Part 4
    8. CAE Paper 1 Part 1
    9. Double trouble - twins!
    10. Trouble and strife
    11. CAE Paper 1 Part 3
    12. Word stress
  9. Lesson 9A - 9D
    1. Offers and requests
    2. Advanced Test 01
    3. Company security
    4. Would: willingness
    5. Would: repeated actions in the past
    6. Inversion: negative expressions
    7. Holiday paradise
    8. Travel expressions
    9. Taking a holiday
    10. CAE Paper 4 Part 4
    11. CAE Paper 4 Part 2
    12. CAE Paper 1 Part 4
    13. At the airport
  10. Lesson 10A - 10D
    1. Advanced Test 02
    2. Volcano
    3. Advice on problems at work
    4. Phrasal verbs with two prepositions
    5. Present simple with future meaning: fixed events
    6. Present simple with future meaning: subordinate clauses
    7. Present simple with future meaning: other uses
    8. CAE Paper 3 Part 1
    9. TV soaps
    10. The schoolgirl millionaire
    11. FCE Paper 1 Part 3
    12. Contrastive stress
  11. Lesson 11A - 11D
    1. Quantifiers
    2. Social issues survey
    3. Order negotiations
    4. Unreal tenses
    5. Determiners - quantifiers: no, none/none of, neither of
    6. Determiners - quantifiers: a lot of, lots of, loads of, several
    7. Ways of looking
    8. Ways of moving
    9. CAE Paper 1 Part 2
    10. CAE Paper 1 Part 1
    11. A biography of Andy Warhol
    12. Overheard phone calls
  12. Lesson 12A - 12D
    1. Advanced Test 04
    2. Advanced Test 05
    3. Advanced Test 06
    4. Water found on Mars
    5. Some snapshots of technological developments
    6. Smart clothes
    7. New technology for communication
    8. Computer crisis
    9. Revising the website
    10. CAE Paper 4 Part 3
    11. FCE Paper 4 Part 2
    12. Technology