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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.

A Cotton Reel Tank

Animal, vegetable or mineral What have a shooting star and cotton wool got in common?


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The ultimate Dog Tease

Listen to the video and fill in the gaps


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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.


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Emma and Cinnamon

Listen to the video and fill in the gaps


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Questions to start a conversation

Ask your teacher or friend these questions. Listen to the answer and ask another question of your own.


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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


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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 Street 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?"


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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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