Straightforward

Straightforward Pre-intermediate Practice Online

Straightforward Pre-intermediate

ISBN 9780230725553

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£12

This course accompanies 'Straightforward Pre-intermediate'. 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 100 resources covering vocabulary, pronunciation, listening and grammar
  • offers a balanced mix of language input and skills work
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Syllabus details

  1. Lessons 1A-1D
    1. Wh- questions
    2. Choosing question words
    3. Short answers
    4. Ask some questions ...
    5. Auxiliary verbs: summary and contrasts
    6. Wh- questions: subject
    7. Wh- questions: object
    8. Wh- words: how + adverbs/adjectives
    9. Julie's bossy parents
    10. Street scene
    11. Making collocations
    12. Talking about families
    13. Generation gap
    14. Intonation
  2. Lessons 2A-2D
    1. Irregular past forms
    2. Used to
    3. Then and now
    4. Past simple v past continuous
    5. Past simple irregular: use
    6. Used to: verb, adjective
    7. Past continuous: use
    8. Past simple v past continuous
    9. School mornings
    10. Summer school
    11. Albert Einstein's education
    12. Brown University, USA
    13. PET/PET for schools Paper 1 Reading Part 4
    14. Learning English
    15. Regular verb endings
  3. Lessons 3A-3D
    1. Choosing countable or uncountable nouns
    2. Countable and uncountable nouns
    3. A, some, any
    4. Quantity words
    5. Indefinite pronouns: some, any, every, no + compounds
    6. Some, any, no, a/an
    7. Determiners - quantifiers: much v many
    8. Determiners - quantifiers: little/a little, few/a few
    9. How do I get there?
    10. My home
    11. Places - town and country
    12. The town where I live
    13. Sounds
  4. Lessons 4A-4D
    1. Present continuous
    2. Present simple and present continuous
    3. Noisy neighbours
    4. Stative verbs
    5. Prepositions of time
    6. Women's dating rules
    7. Stative verbs
    8. Adverbs of frequency: never to always
    9. Adverbs of frequency: expressions of frequency
    10. Prepositions of time: position
    11. Chat room introduction
    12. Daniela's problem
    13. Jack Johnson Show
    14. Feet or fit
    15. Pronunciation of the letter 's'
  5. Lessons 5A-5D
    1. A school trip
    2. Will and going to
    3. Will v going to
    4. Will, won't, going to
    5. Offers and requests
    6. Modals of permission
    7. Future with will/won't: use
    8. Future with going to: use
    9. Permission: can, may
    10. A great time
    11. Holiday paradise
    12. Going on a trip
    13. Taking a flight?
    14. Going places
    15. Intonation
  6. Lessons 6A-6D
    1. Comparative and superlative adjectives
    2. Superlatives
    3. Who is the fittest?
    4. Too and enough
    5. Comparative adjectives: irregular comparatives
    6. Modifiers: emphasizers
    7. Modifiers: amplifiers
    8. Modifiers: downtoners
    9. Let me buy you lunch
    10. Cooking
    11. Eating and drinking
    12. Pre-intermediate Test 03
    13. PET Paper 1 Reading Part 4
    14. Word stress
  7. Lessons 7A-7D
    1. My colleagues
    2. Present perfect
    3. Present perfect with adverbs of time
    4. The worst job
    5. Present perfect: affirmative
    6. Present perfect: negative
    7. Present perfect: use
    8. Work, work, work
    9. How skilled are you?
    10. Letter of application
    11. I've got an interview!
    12. Talking about CVs and job interviews
    13. Vowel sounds
  8. Lessons 8A-8D
    1. Talking about the future
    2. Leaving messages
    3. Sally's diary
    4. Science fiction?
    5. Present simple with future meaning: fixed events
    6. Present simple with future meaning: subordinate clauses
    7. Possibility: could, may, might
    8. Adjectives + infinitive
    9. Compound nouns
    10. Computer classes
    11. Learning English
    12. Word stress in compound nouns
  9. Lessons 9A-9D
    1. Helping the environment
    2. The story of jeans
    3. Passive v active
    4. Adjectives ending with -ed and -ing
    5. The passive: present simple
    6. The passive: past simple
    7. The passive: by + agent
    8. The passive: omission of agent
    9. Adjectives ending in-ed and -ing: use
    10. Popcorn Frenzy
    11. Television programmes
    12. Fan club radio phone-in competition
    13. KET Paper 1 Part 4
    14. Diphthongs
  10. Lessons 10A-10D
    1. For, since and ago
    2. I've worked there for two years
    3. Present perfect with for and since
    4. Present perfect with adverbs of time
    5. Prepositions of time: for v since
    6. Past simple v present perfect
    7. Football
    8. Feeling ill
    9. Health and safety
    10. Healthy eating
    11. Vowel sounds
  11. Lessons 11A-11D
    1. Modals of obligation
    2. Modals of obligation and necessity
    3. Modal verbs
    4. Necessity and obligation
    5. Uses of have: obligation
    6. Obligation/necessity: must, have to
    7. Obligation/necessity: mustn't, don't have to
    8. The infinitive: form, subject, complement, purpose and split
    9. Smart clothes
    10. Shopping around
    11. The science of shopping
    12. Fashion
    13. Consonant sounds
  12. Lessons 12A-12D
    1. Stanley goes to the playground
    2. Relative pronouns
    3. Reggae and Bob Marley
    4. Relative pronouns in impersonal statements
    5. Prepositions of movement 1
    6. Prepositions of movement 2
    7. Relative pronouns: use
    8. Object pronoun omission in relative clauses
    9. British v American English: vocabulary
    10. British v American English: prepositions
    11. Where are they from?
    12. What's happening this week?
    13. Word stress