- Preliminary Unit
- Lesson 0: English Sounds, Intonation & Stress
- Lesson 1: Perfect VS. Continuous Aspect
- Lesson 2: Present & Past habits
- Lesson 3: How to write a personal profile / Describing people
- Lesson 4: Wishes & Regrets / Position of adverbs
- Lesson 5: Verbs followed by gerunds and/or infinitives
- Lesson 6: How to write a discursive essay (expressing opinions) / City life
- Lesson 7: Noun phrases / Landscapes
- Lesson 8: How to write a proposal / Country life
- Lesson 9: Relative Clauses II
- Lesson 10: Education & IT vocabulary
- Lesson 11: How to write a summary
- Lesson 12: Modal verbs & Phrases
- Lesson 13: Crime&Law vocabulary / Social issues
- Lesson 14: The passive & Introductory it (reporting verbs)
- Lesson 15: Phrasal verbs
- Lesson 16: Idioms (secrets, opinions, relaxing), proverbs & pet words
- Lesson 17: Future forms / Prepositional phrases
- Lesson 18: Concession clauses & Fashion vocabulary
- Lesson 19: Describing cause&effect / A report based on statistics
- Lesson 20: Cleft sentences / How to write a leaflet
- Lesson 21: Participle clauses
- Lesson 22: Re-telling a story & Narrative tenses
- Lesson 23: Reported speech / Post in a travel forum for a dream holiday
- Lesson 24: How to write a review of an exhibition
- Lesson 25: Verbs tenses for unreal situations / Adverbials of time, manner, frequency, probability and purpose
- Lesson 26: Ranting & Raving
- Lesson 27: Inversion / For&Against Essay
- Lesson 28: Comparative structures
- Lesson 29: How to fill in an application & Writing Cvs
- Lesson 30: How to become an ACE Customer Services Agent (Practicum)
Lesson 22: Re-telling a story & Narrative tenses
- 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.