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Chapter 1 Introduction

This course is back! Subscribe and see the new content appearing regularly. There are four skills: Reading and listening are the two non-productive or passive skills, whilst speaking and writing are the corresponding productive skills. The course has been designed so that you can pick and choose exercises without regard to order. Ideally, you should spend some time each day on each of the skills. Be sure to check your grades regularly.

Word Chains

A vocabulary game to play in text chats. There is a room for this activity on EnglishTap. Come and ask to join.

English Language Skills

Practice your language skills. Well designed exercises to develop your listening, speaking, reading and writing. Subscribe for daily practice so that you can ask for the teacher when you need help. Check your grades and feedback every day.

Chapter 2 Speaking English

What is the best way to improve your level of speaking? In this section you can find questionaire worksheet to prepare an interview. See the introduction

Topic Interview Student Instructions

First - Use the prompts to prepare an interview.

You can prepare the interview questions with a teacher

Get ready to ask a native speaker these questions. You should be prepared for predictable responses. You should be ready to ask a follow up question whenever the native speaker gives a response. Ask a follow up question whenever possible before moving on to the next question

Food Topic Interview

Use the following prompts to prepare some questions to ask a native speaker. You should prepare at least ten questions.

Chapter 5 Speaking Practice Activities

Some common speaking activities to practice regularly. Preparing topics for just a minute and preparing vocabulary for taboo will give you the chance to add some extra spice to your speach. Impromptu practice will develop your fluency and speed of thought. Try a mixture of both

Canterbury Steet Questions

Ask people in the street these questions. Be polite. Introduce yourself by saying "Excuse me, we are students from Italy and we have come to learn English. Would you mind if we ask you a few questions?"


The classic word describing and guessing activity

Just a minute

Speak for a minute about a given topic. Try to avoid making too many grammar mistakes. Don't worry! There will be mistakes. Try to be fluent and speak without hesitation.

Chapter 20 Word Card Appendix

Play describe and guess with these word card sheets....

Six Words to Describe - Set 3

Mountains, mechanic, radio, ..
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  2. have a sandwich 4a04890400b5d7bac101baace5d7e994
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