WELCOME TO A NEW YEAR AT SCHOOL! I HOPE YOU ENJOY IT!

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SEPTEMBER 19TH
- Getting to know each other activities (SPEAKING)
- Wake me up when september ends: (LISTENING)



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SEPTEMBER 24TH
- What's in a name? (SPEAKING)
- Grammar revision (GRAMMAR)
- UNIT 1A: Q and A (revision: question formation) (SPEAKING) (GRAMMAR)
- Composition writing (WRITING)
. HW: Young star, old star reading text (READING)
- Norah Jones (Times Talks Interview) (LISTENING)



SEPTEMBER 26TH
- Q and A practice (SPEAKING) (GRAMMAR)
- Check homework (READING)
- Listening practice (LISTENING)
- HW: Question formation activities.(GRAMMAR)

- Lionel Richie Celebrity Interview (LISTENING)



OCTOBER 1ST
- This weekend speaking activity (SPEAKING)
- Check homework (GRAMMAR)
- Speed dating (reading & vocabulary; listening) (LISTENING)
- HW: workbook 1A


Question formation grammar activities


OCTOBER 3RD
- Speed dating speaking practice (SPEAKING)

- Good speed dating questions: (LISTENING)


- Unit 1B: DO YOU BELIEVE IT? (SPEAKING)
What your signature says about you (READING)
- HW: Personality adjectives. (VOCABULARY)


OCTOBER 8TH
- Interpreting signatures (SPEAKING)
- The art of graphology (SPEAKING) (READING)
- Check personality adjectives (VOCABULARY)
- Word stress pronunciation
- Personality adjectives speaking practice (SPEAKING)
HW: You are what you drink reading text. (READING)
EXTRA ACTIVITY: Personality adjectives quiz

OCTOBER 10TH
- Personality adjectives competition (VOCABULARY)
- Adjective formation (GRAMMAR)
- You gotta be (LISTENING)



You are what you drink answer key.pdf (READING)

- The .. the ... + comparatives (grammar) (GRAMMAR)
- What are friends for? (SPEAKING)
HW: The... the + comparatives practice. (GRAMMAR)
EXTRA ACTIVITY: The...the + comparatives extra activity

OCTOBER 15TH
- Can psychics really see the future?
HW: Tricks of the trade? (READING)




OCTOBER 17TH
- Lesson with Meredith
- Unit 1B: psychics. Auxiliary verbs.
HW: Auxiliary verbs. (GRAMMAR)


OCTOBER 22nd
- Auxiliary verbs dominoes. (SPEAKING) (GRAMMAR)
- Check hw (auxiliary verbs activities) (GRAMMAR)
- Pronunciation: intonation and sentence rhythm (pg. 11)
- First Aid Quiz. (SPEAKING)
HW: Vocabulary bank: illnesses and treatment.

OCTOBER 24th
- Lesson with Meredith.
- Illnesses and treatment vocabulary (hw). (VOCABULARY)
- Reading and Listening unit 1C. (READING) (LISTENING)
- Pronunciation: consonant and vowel sounds.
HW: Present perfect/ past simple; present perfect (simple and continuous)


OCTOBER 29th
- Illnesses vocabulary cards game. (SPEAKING)
- Doctors role-play. (SPEAKING)
- Listening extra. (LISTENING)
- Check hw: present perfect / past simple; present perfect simple and continuous. (GRAMMAR)
- Grammar bank: present perfect simple and continuous. (GRAMMAR)
HW: Grammar bank: present perfect (simple and continuous) & extra grammar worksheet.



OCTOBER 31st
-Lesson with Meredith: Halloween
- Check hw (GRAMMAR)
- Ex, d pg. 14 (GRAMMAR) (SPEAKING)
- Hw: reading (stress)

NOVEMBER 5th
- Present perfect simple/continuous question cards
- Check hw (READING)
- Watch video: what does the future hold? (LISTENING) (SPEAKING)
- Vocabulary revision: split crossword (VOCABULARY)
- Hw: What do you remember? Revise & check



NOVEMBER 7th
- Lesson with Meredith: controversial medical issues debate
- Check hw
- Stereotypes: "American or British?" quiz
- Stereotypes listening
- Hw: exercises A-E: Informal letter writing activities

NOVEMBER 12th
- Stereotypes question cards
- Stereotypes listening
- Stereotypes reading
- Grammar Bank 2A
- Hw: exercises a and b in Grammar Bank 2A
EXTRA READING:
What is Britishness


NOVEMBER 14th
- Lesson with Meredith: fashion
- Clothes and fashion vocabulary
- Listening Revise & Check 1
- Hw: adjectives worksheet and informal email/letter writing activities.

NOVEMBER 19th
- Discussion (pg. 21)
- Check Grammar Bank 2A and adjectives worksheet
- Check films writing worksheet and informal email/letter
- Hw: clothes and fashion reading.

NOVEMBER 21st
- Lesson with Meredith: Thanksgiving
- Quotes by famous women activity.
- Check clothes and fashion reading
- Song: Dedicated follower of fashion


- Hw: Air Babylon reading
THE STORY OF THANKSGIVING














THANKSGIVING RECIPES
Perfect Mashed Potatoes
Honey Glazed Carrots
Golden Sweet Cornbread
World's Best Pumpkin pie
World's Simplest Thanksgiving Turkey
Classic Bread Turkey Stuffing
Pumpkin Pie
Cornbread Dressing
Creamy Mashed Potatoes


NOVEMBER 26th
- Speaking: discussion questions in pg 23
- Clothes quiz pgs 116 & 119
- Air Babylon reading text
- Listening: interview with 2 pilots

- Hw: air travel vocabulary

LISTENING EXTRA:
Airport Announcement
Hong Kong's Airport Expansion

READING & LISTENING EXTRA:
Aeroplanes and global warming


NOVEMBER 28th
- Lesson with Meredith: Black Friday stories
- Speaking: find the differences
- Pronunciation: vocabulary clothes
- Listening: Revise & check 2
- Check air travel vocabulary

- Hw: so/such... that (pg 25 + worksheet)
Revise informal letter/writing structure and vocabulary


REMEMBER!
The books you need to read for the course are the following:

* FEBRUARY

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* JUNE


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