- Preliminary Unit
- Lesson 0: English Sounds, Intonation & Stress
- Lesson 1: Direct and indirect questions
- Lesson 2: Present Perfect
- Lesson 3: How to write a forum entry
- Lesson 4: Perfect VS. Continuous Aspect
- Lesson 5: The Passive
- Lesson 6: Complaint letters
- Lesson 7: Narrative Tenses
- Lesson 8: Re-telling a story
- Lesson 9: Wishes & Regrets / Position of adverbs
- Lesson 10: Proverbs, Interjections and Pet words
- Lesson 11: Describing a film scene & Action verbs
- Lesson 12: Past habits (used to/would)
- Lesson 13: Future tenses I
- Lesson 14: Describing procedures
- Lesson 15: Review of articles
- Lesson 16: Conditionals
- Lesson 17: Reports with statistics & News articles
- Lesson 18: Modal verbs I
- Lesson 19: Future Perfect Tenses
- Lesson 20: Formal and informal emails
- Lesson 22: Quantifiers II
- Lesson 23: Reported speech
- Lesson 24: Discursive Essays
- Lesson 25: Mixed conditionals
- Lesson 26: Verbs followed by gerunds and/or infinitives
- Lesson 27: Past Modals
- Lesson 28: Crime&Law vocabulary
- Lesson 29: Reporting an incident & Scams
- Lesson 30: Relative Clauses II
- Lesson 31: Book and Film reviews
- Lesson 32: Participle clauses
Lesson 8: Re-telling a story
- Read the following handout on capitalization, punctuation and the use of similes & metaphors:
Alternatively, you can browse the PDF file here.
- GRAPHIC ORGANISERS: The following diagrams can help you outline the main parts of the story you want to re-tell.
- COLLOQUIAL ENGLISH: Listen to the song Solo ( here’s a link to the Video-clip) and then re-tell the story in writing. Use the template below as a guide to complete an essay of about 150 words addressing the following questions:
- What happened before the story in the song?
- How does she feel? Why?
- What has she been doing?
- What does she want?
- What is she going to do?
- Here’s a link to the lyrics: Solo (Clean Bandit feat. Demi Lovato)
- NEUTRAL ENGLISH: Discussion on the Elimination of Violence against Women
- FORMAL ENGLISH: Discussion on IT & Education
- COLLOQUIAL ENGLISH: Use the template below as a guide to complete a spontaneous speech (i.e. DO NOT READ). Try to include as much of the grammar & vocabulary displayed as you can. You can also design your own Speaking Template for this exercise, then tape yourself and aim for a 4-minute, non-stop speech.