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SYLLABUS

EXPERT

UNIT 1 LIFESTYLE

1. Introductory questions:
a. Think of adjectives that describe your life, the best. Why?
b. What do you do in an ordinary day?
c. What do you in your free time?
d. What are the best things to do in your leisure time? What should
people do in their free time?
e. What is the best about having hobbies?
f. How many lifestyles can you find? Is there any lifestyle you
wouldnt like to have?
g. What different activities can help you to have a healthy life?
h. Are there an y bad habits in nowadays people? Which ones?
2. Reading: OUR LOST CHILDHOOD
a. Compare the families in a fully way. Explain the difference
between being an encouraging or a pushy parent.
b. Give personal opinion about their lifestyle.
c. Which one do you feel identified with? Why?
3. Tenses:
a. PRESENT SITUATIONS AND HABITS
i. Theory, page 182 + notebook notes.
b. STATE VERBS
i. Theory, page 182 + notebook notes.
c. PAST HABITS AND SATES
i. Theory, page 182 + notebook notes.
4. Grammar: ADJECTIVES
a. COMPARATIVE SUPERLATIVE MODIFYING ADJECTIVES AND
ADVERBS}
i. Theory, page 182/183 + notebook notes.
5. Language: COLLOCATIONS
a. Adjective + Noun:
i. Exercise 3a), page 20.
b. Phrasal verbs: UP & DOWN
i. Exercise 4), page 20.
ii. Definition of a phrasal verb
iii. Meaning of the different phrasals
UNIT 2 EARNING A LIVING

1. Introductory questions:
a.
b.
c.
d.

What is to earn a living?


How many different ways can you earn a living?
Are there difficult and easy jobs? Why?
What is the most demanding job? What is the least interesting for
you?
e. Some people live to work some other work to live. Which is best?
f. How do you imagine yourself in 10 years?
g. Why is working the only way to dignify yourself?
2. Reading: THESE MEN ARE INNOCENT
a. Tell the story of these man chronologically. Explain who are they?
And why are they called innocent?
b. Give personal opinion about their decision.
c. What is your conclusion about giving up everything to set up your
own business?
3. Tenses:
a. PAST SIMPLE and PRESENT PERFECT
i. Theory, page 184 + notebook notes.
b. PRESENT PERFECT vs. PRESENT PERFECT CONTINUOUS
i. Theory, page 184 + notebook notes.
c. PREPOSITION OF TIME: For and Since
i. Theory, page 184 + notebook notes.
4. Grammar: ARTICLES
a. SOME/ANY/SOMETHING/ANTHING
i. Theory, page 185 + notebook notes.
5. Language: VOCABULARY & COLLOCATIONS
a. Vocabulary:
i. Exercise 2a), page 28.
b. Suffix and Prefixes:
i. Exercise 1a), page 34.
c. Phrasal verbs: EDUCATION
i. Exercise 2a), page 34.
ii. Meaning of the different phrasals

UNIT 3 THE WORLD AROUND US

1. Introductory questions:

a. What is a natural heritage?


b. Why is also important the natural patrimony for a place?
c. Why do you think people sometimes dont pay attention to the
richness of the natural things?
d. What parts of the world should be considered as a natural
heritage?
e. Can you name Argentinian heritage?
f. How can we conserve nature?
2. Reading: A COLOURFUL HERITAGE
a. Tell chronologically the history of London. Explain about invasions,
problems, disasters, famous people, style, etc.
b. Give personal opinion about London.
c. Why is it called a colorful heritage?
3. Tenses:
a. PAST SIMPLE and PRESENT PERFECT
i. Theory, page 184 + notebook notes.
b. PRESENT PERFECT vs. PRESENT PERFECT CONTINUOUS
i. Theory, page 184 + notebook notes.
c. PREPOSITION OF TIME: For and Since
i. Theory, page 184 + notebook notes.
4. Grammar: ADJECTIVES & ADVERBS
a. ADJECTIVES AND ADVERBS
i. Theory, page 186 + notebook notes.
b. ADVERBS OF DEGREE
i. Theory, page 187 + notebook notes.
5. Language: ING INFINITIVE FORMS
a. Ing - Infinitive:
i. Theory, page 187/188 + notebook notes.
ii. Exercise 2a), 2b), page 46
b. Nouns and Adjectives
i. Exercise 3a), 3b), page 48

UNIT 4 CHALLENGES

1. Introductory questions:
a. What is a challenge?
b. Why is it good to be a very challenging person in life?
c. How challenging is school?

d.
e.
f.
g.

Is working a challenging situation? Why?


Working and fighting for your dreams, is.
How do you fight against: being lazy, depression, sadness, etc.?
Are there any things that you still find as hard to do? Which ones?
Why?
h. Is learning a language a challenging situation? Why?
2. Reading: IN AT THE DEEP END
a. Speak about Lewis Pughs life.
b. Refer to his past, present and future life.
c. What is his message for people? What do you think about it?
3. Tenses:
a. NARRATIVE FORMS
i. Theory, page 188 + notebook notes.
b. TIME CONJUNCTIONS
i. Theory, page 53 + notebook notes.
ii. Exercise 2), page 53
4. Language: QUANTITY
a. COUNTABLE AND UNCONTABLE NOUNS
i. Theory, page 188 + notebook notes.
b. Determiners
i. Theory, page 188 + notebook notes.
c. Adjectives
i. Exercise Adjectives often confused,1), page 62.
ii. Ing and ed adjectives. Exercise 3a), 3b), page 62
d. Phrasal verbs: TAKE
i. Exercise 4),5) page 62
ii. Meaning of the different phrasals

UNIT 5 DISCOVERY

1. Introductory questions:
a. What is the best and the worst invention for you? Why?
b. Is there any advance that you can benefit the most? Which one?
c. What are the advantages and disadvantages of technological
advance?
d. When is progress not necessarily a good thing?
e. Has advance affected social life? How?

2. Reading: FOUR CLASSIC SCIENCE BOOKS


a. Describe the books as fully as you can.
b. Speak about the interesting and boring parts of each. How useful
can be them in your life?
c. Which one would you read? Why? Which one you wouldnt, why?
d. Which one you would give as a gift? To whom? Why?
3. Tenses:
a. FUTURE FORMS
i. Theory, page 189/190 + notebook notes.
4. Language: Vocabulary
a. TECHNOLOGY
i. Exercise 2a) page 70
b. REFLEXIVES
i. Theory, page 74 + notebook notes.
ii. Exercise 1b), 1c), page 74.
c. FORMING NOUNS
i. Exercise 1),3a), page 76
d. Phrasal verbs: COME
i. Exercise 4a),4b) page 76
ii. Meaning of the different phrasals