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Group Project - Make a Video

Due September 15th. (Deadline extended until September 21.)
20% of your grade.
5-7 people / 5-10 minutes / 300+ words
Topic: Anything from your book.
Type your script and submit a Google Doc for review.

  • Include your names, student numbers, and class time in the doc.

Homework and Project Submission

Please use this link to submit your homework and project.

Class Information

Please read the syllabus here.

Chapter 1 - Jobs

Study Guide


Video Lesson - Introducing Yourself
Study these words before class.

Business Terms

  • Sales Rep
  • Financial Director
  • Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
  • Personal Assistant
  • Technician
  • Human Resources Manager (HR)
  • Receptionist
  • Team Leader

Flashcards, Set 2
Multiple Choice Quiz

Countries and Nationalities

  • The USA / American
  • India / Indian
  • Italy / Italian
  • The UK / British
  • Japan / Japanese
  • Poland / Polish
  • Brazil / Brazilian
  • South Africa / South African

Practice - The box will turn green when you enter the correct answer.

  1. I am from . My nationality is . (Thailand)
  2. I am from the . I am . (the USA)
  3. I am . I live in . (Italy)

Grammar Point 1

The verb 'to be' connects the subject with the rest of the sentence when there is no action verb. (It is also used with -ING action verbs to form the continuous tenses.)

The man is tall.
The man is over there.
The man is playing basketball.

Use am with I.
Use is with subjects that can be replaced with he, she, or it.
Use are with subjects that can be replaced with we, you, or they.

I am American.
He is Thai.
We are human.

Practice - The box will turn green when you enter the correct answer.

  1. I hungry.
  2. The cat sleeping on the sofa.
  3. Elephants big.
  4. The children playing in the water.
  5. The child crying.


Grammar Point 2

Possessive adjectives are use to indicate ownership of something. They come before the noun or noun phrase.

my (ของฉัน)
our (ของพวกเรา)
your (ของคุณ)
your (ของพวกคุณ)
its (ของมัน)
his (ของเขา)
her (ของหล่อน)
their (ของพวกเขา, ของพวกมัน)

My motorbike is red.
His dog is black.
Our nationality is Thai.

Practice - The box will turn green when you enter the correct answer. Use a possessive adjective that corresponds to the words in bold.

  1. James is coming over for dinner. favorite food is tacos.
  2. Susan, is this book?
  3. This must be phone. She was sitting there.
  4. Tim and Bill just bought first home.
  5. The dog is trying to catch tail.
  6. When are you going to celebrate birthday?

Game - Match the Memory

My vs I Practice

Key Expressions Speaking Practice - Set 1 - Introductions

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Chapter 2 - Products and Services

Study Guide


Study these words before the next class.

Company Types

  • pharmaceuticals - medicine
  • real estate - the buying and selling of land or buildings
  • electronics - phones, tablets, etc...
  • recruitment - finding people to do a job
  • hospitality - welcoming people / hotels and tourism
  • software - computer programs
  • financial services - money services
  • automobile - cars

Factories produce products. (ผลิตภัณฑ์)

  • electronic equipment
  • software
  • cars
  • pharmaceuticals

Companies provide services. (บริการ)

  • finance
  • staff
  • cleaning
  • childcare

Other Vocabulary

  • employ - to give a job
  • export - to sell to another country
  • import - to buy from another country
  • develop - to make something new

Quizlet Study Set
Spelling Practice

Grammar Point 1 - Present Simple Form

For most verbs we add "do/does" to negate the action or to form questions.

Positive +
I run. (I, YOU, WE, THEY)
He runs. (HE, SHE, IT)

Negative -
I do not run. OR I don't run.
He does not run. OR He doesn't run. [Notice that we drop the S on run.]

Question ?
Do I run?
Does he run?

Use DO/DON'T with I, we, you, and they.
Use DOES/DOESN'T with he, she, and it.

Exception 1: The verb to be doesn't use do/does.
I am not Thai. NOT I do not am Thai.
Are you Thai? NOT Does are you Thai?

Exception 2: Modal verbs like can, could, might, should, etc. don't use do/does.
We can not go on the trip.
It might not rain after all.

Note: The verb "to have" is irregular.
He has a dog. / He doesn't have a dog.

Grammar Point 2

Answering Questions: For short answers, respond with the helping verb that was used in the question. For long answers, respond with the main verb.

Do you run at the park?

  • Yes, I do. | Yes, I run at the park.
  • No, I don't. | No, I don't run at the park.

Does he swim in the river?

  • Yes, he does. | Yes, he swims in the river.
  • No, he doesn't. | No, he doesn't swim in the river.

For "Are you...?" questions, respond with "Yes, I am" or "Yes, we are."

Are you Thai?

  • Yes, I am. | Yes, I am Thai.
  • No, I am not. | No, I am not Thai.
  • Yes, we are. | Yes, we are Thai.
  • No, we aren't. | No, we are not Thai.

Spelling Rules

Kahoots - Present Simple +, Present Simple -, BE Verb

Key Expressions Speaking Practice - Set 2 - Asking for Information

Here is another explanation of the present simple tense in Thai by Cherry E. Bright.

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Chapter 3

Study Guide


Study these words before the next class.

  • The Middle East
  • Asia-Pacific
  • North America
  • Africa
  • Latin America (South America)
  • Europe



  • Head Office
  • Technical Center
  • Factory
  • Sales Offices
  • Distribution Centers

Note: You may use the American or British spelling: center/centre.

Grammar Point

There is/are
There isn't/aren't
Is there/Are there

There is + singular nouns (There is a cat.)
There is + non-count nouns (There is some rice.)
There are + plural nouns (There are some dogs.)

"A" before a singular count noun beginning with a consonant sound. (a cat)
"An" before a singular count noun beginning with a vowel sound. (an elephant)
"Some" with non-count or plural nouns. (some rice, some dogs)
"Any" after not and in most questions instead of some. (Is there any rice? Yes, there is some rice. No, there isn't any rice.)

Change "There is..." to "Is there..."
Change "There are..." to "Are there..."

Kahoots for There - Level 1, Level 2
On-line Lesson for There is/are

Video 1 - Teacher Ivan explains the difference between some and any.
Video 2 - Adam Bradshaw explains the difference between there is/are and I have.

Key Expressions Speaking Practice - Set 3 - Phone Messages

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Chapter 4 - Technology

Study Guide


Technology - Page 24
mobile phone
ticket machine

Verbs - Page 25

put in
...the money / a credit card
...the screen
click on
...the start menu / an icon
log on to
connect to
...the Internet / a website
switch on
switch off
...your mobile phone / a laptop
key in
...your code / your user-name / your password
...the button

Speaking Practice: Use your phone's voice-to-text feature to practice speaking the vocabulary.

Listening Practice: Learn about Amazon's warehouse robots.

Grammar Point 1


How often does she...?

  • She never eats meat.
  • She always studies for quizzes.
  • She is never late.

Note: The frequency adverb usually comes before the verb. The BE verb is an exception.

Grammar Point 2

Information Questions

Who - People

  • Who is that man over there? He is my father.

What - General Information

  • What is your dog's name? His name is Spot.

When - Time

  • When do you start work? At 8:00am.

Where - Location

  • Where do you live? I live in Bangkok.

Why - Reasons

  • Why is he sad? Because his team lost the game.

How - Way or Method

  • How do I get to the airport? Take the second right.... (Way)
  • How do you make pizza? First, mix flour and water... (Method)

Question Words - Web Lesson
Gravity Game (Desktop Only)

Key Expressions Speaking Practice - Set 4 - Asking for Help

Here is an another explanation in Thai.

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Chapter 5 - Products and Services

Study Guide


Office Documents - Page 30

  • Hard Copy
  • Order Form
  • Invoice
  • CV / Resumé
  • Delivery Note
  • Receipt (after payment)
  • Business Cards

Usage Examples:
First, fill out an online order form for the product that you want. When the package arrives, sign the delivery note. The package will include an invoice listing the items and the prices. You can pay the invoice online using your credit card. We will email you a receipt after your payment is received. Finally, print a hard copy of the receipt for your records.

Office Verbs - Page 31

  • receive: receive a letter
  • print: print a hard copy of the PDF
  • save: save a file
  • open: open a folder
  • attach: attach a photo to an email
  • send: send an email
  • forward: forward a message

Team Game for Office Vocabulary - Quizlet Live

Grammar Point - The Simple Past

Regular Verbs
(?,-) Use DID instead of DO/DOES.
(+) Add -ED to regular verbs in affirmative sentences.

Did you play football?
Yes, I played football. | Yes, I did.
No, I didn't play football. | No, I didn't.

Note: We will study irregular verbs in Chapter 6.

Don't use DID with the BE verb.
Use was or wasn't with I, he, she, and it.
Use were or weren't with you, we, and they.

Were you late for class?
Yes, I was late for class. | Yes, I was.
No, I wasn't late for class. | No, I wasn't.

Was he friendly?
Yes, he was friendly. | Yes, he was.
No, he wasn't friendly. | No, he wasn't.


-t/d (id)     lip (t)      throat (d)
greeted       missed       hugged
investigated  wished       played
invented      clipped      stormed

"ED" is pronounced like "ID" for words that end in a "D" or "T" sound. It is pronounced like a "T" for words that end in a puff of air from the lips. It is pronounced as a "D" for words that end in a sound produced from lower in the throat.

Practice Past Simple - Regular and BE

Kahoot - Past Simple - To Be
Kahoot - Past Simple Regular - Jumble

Past Simple Regular - BBC Web Lesson

Key Expressions Speaking Practice - Set 5 - Talking about Problems

Here is another explanation of the simple past tense in Thai.

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Chapter 6 - Contacts

Study Guide

Vocabulary (page 37)

Food and Drink

  • a cup of coffee
  • coffee
  • water
  • sushi
  • salad
  • cheese
  • sandwich
  • French fries
  • steak

Taking an Order

This is what the waiter might say.

  • Do you want...
  • Would you like... [polite]
  • Are you ready to...
  • Can I get you...
  • Could I get you... [polite]

The above all have about the same meaning.

Would you like anything to drink?
Are you ready to order?

Placing an Order

This is what the people eating might say.

  • I want...
  • I would like... [polite]
  • We'd like...
  • I'll have...
  • Could I have... [polite]
  • Can we have...

The above all have about the same meaning.

We'd like to order a large vegetarian pizza, please.
I'll have the salmon steak, please.

Notice the Difference
Would you like some water**?** - คุณต้องการน้ำไหม
I would like some water. - ฉันต้องการน้ำ

Do you like water**?** - คุณชอบน้ำไหม
I like water. - ฉันชอบน้ำ

Count and Non-Count Nouns

Grammar Point

Simple Past - Irregular Verbs (see page 39)
I went to the park yesterday. (I go to the park on Tuesdays.)
He swam in the pool last week. (He swims in the pool every week.)

Not all verbs use -ED in the past tense. There are many irregular verbs that have special spellings. You just have to memorize these verbs. There is verb chart on page 102 in your book.

Simple Past Rules Expanded
(?,-) Use did/didn't and verb 1 in questions and negative sentences.
(+) Use verb 2 or -ED in positive sentences.

Did you swim?
Yes, I did. | Yes. I swam.
No, I didn't. | No. I didn't swim.

Also, please remember that we don't use did/didn't with the BE verb. Use was/were/wasn't/weren't. (See Grammar 5 Notes)

Past Simple - Regular, Irregular and BE Verb - Web Lesson

Simple Past with Irregular Verbs Kahoot

Quizlet Flashcards

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Chapter 7 - Departments

Study Guide

Vocabulary (See page 42-43)

Job Titles

Team Leader - provides leadership to a team
Customer Development Director - manages sales teams and strategies
Air Traffic Controller - controls the movement of airplanes
Commercial Manager - develops new business ideas to help the company grow
Logistics Manager - manages delivery between factories, warehouses, and suppliers
Financial Director - responsible for financial results and tax planning


check - to confirm that something is correct
control - to make something do what you want (E.g. control a robot)
develop - to improve or create a new product
plan - to organize something in advance (E.g. to plan a birthday party)
in charge of / responsible for / manage - to be the boss
deals with - is about...


Grammar Point

Prepositions of Place - Room - Web Lesson
Prepositions of Place - Map - Web Lesson
Next to
To the left of
To the right of

Practice with Quizlet

This/That/These/Those - are used to point things out - Web Lesson

This puppy is very cute.

We use:
This - one thing & near (this factory)
These some things & near (these factories)

That - one thing & not nearby (that factory over there)
Those - some things & not nearby (those factories over there)

"That" can refer to more than one thing when it is being used to mean "which." The puppy that has big ears is my favorite. Puppies that have big ears are my favorite.

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Chapter 8 - Employment

Study Guide

English has many words for employment. Job, post, position, occupation, and profession are just a few examples. (More)

What is your job at IBM? = What is your position at IBM?

Vocabulary - Ways to Describe Employees (see page 48)


She is a focused and careful accountant.
He is a friendly and experienced nurse.
Our teacher was very patient.

Quizlet - Flashcards

Grammar Point

The Present Continuous Tense

Common Uses

  1. We use it for things that are happening now.

I am watching TV at the moment.
She is talking to her cousin now.

  1. We use it for things that will happen at a specified time in the future.

My parents are coming for dinner at 6:00 pm.
We are watching a movie tonight.


Are you going?
Yes, I am going.
No, I am not going.

Is he going?
Yes, he is going.
No, he isn't going.

Are they going?
Yes, they are going.
No, they are not going.

Use AM with I.
Use IS with he/she/it.
Use ARE with we/you/they.


V = vowel, C = consonant

Spelling Rules - Web Lesson

Present Continuous - Web Lesson

Here is an explanation in Thai that compares the present simple and the present continuous.


Reading a Clock
2:15 can be read as "two fifteen" or "a quarter past two."
2:30 can be read as "two thirty" or "half past two."
2:45 can be read as "two forty-five" or "a quarter to three."
3:00 can be read as "three" or "three o'clock."

We us AM before noon (12:00 PM / lunchtime) and PM after noon.

  • I usually eat breakfast at 7:00 AM.
  • I usually eat dinner at 7:00 PM.

Kahoot - Reading a Clock

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Chapter 9

Study Guide

Vocabulary - Hotels

You will need to be able to identify key information in a hotel profile.

Hotel Name: (Hilton)
Location: (Address - 123 Main Street, Los Angeles)
Price per night: (700 THB)
Quality: (4 stars)
Services: (Airport Shuttle / English Speaking Staff / Free Breakfast...)

Other Vocabulary - Page 55
Low / High
Cheap / Expensive
Wide / Narrow
Up-to-date / Out-of-date
Good / Bad
Friendly / Unfriendly
Slow / Fast
Old / New

Game - Match the Memory

Grammar Point

Comparisons - Web Lesson

Tall -> Taller (Regular, add ER)
Brave -> Braver (E, add R)
Big -> Bigger (CVC Double, except WXY)
Pretty -> Prettier (Y to I)
Handsome -> More Handsome (Long, no Y, use MORE)

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Chapter 10 - Teamwork

Study Guide


Working Methods - Page 60
No Bosses
Small Teams
Time to Talk
The Long View
Everyone's a Leader

Verbs - Page 61

Grammar Point

When comparing 2 things use -ER/MORE THAN. Use -ER with 1 syllable words and -IER with words that end in Y. Use MORE with most adjectives that are 2+ syllables long and that don't end in Y.

The red hat is smaller than the blue hat.
The red hat is more beautiful than the blue hat.
The red hat is prettier than the blue hat.

When talking about 1 thing among many use THE -EST/MOST. Use -EST with 1 syllable words and -IEST with words that end in Y. Use MOST with most adjectives that are 2+ syllables long and that don't end in Y.

The blue whale is the biggest animal. (big)
Crocodiles are the most dangerous animal in this lake. (dangerous - 3 syllables)
I think mosquitoes are the ugliest animal. (ugly)

Comparatives and Superlatives - Web Lesson

Here is an explanation of comparatives and superlatives in Thai.

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Final Review - Some Topics to Review

Personal Information (Birthday, Nationality...)
Business Vocabulary (See the vocabulary sections for all chapters and the quizlet activities below.)
Understanding Hotel Information - Chapter 9
Present Simple - Practice Test
Past Simple - Practice Test
Present Continuous - Practice Test
* Mixed Tense Review - Quizlet
Possessive Adjectives - Practice, Practice Test - He/His
A/AN/SOME/ANY - Some/Any Practice Test
Prepositions of Place - Web Lesson
Comparatives - Practice Test
Superlatives - Practice Test, Web Lesson

Note: Any topic that you were quizzed on could appear on the final exam.

Vocabulary Flashcards & Classroom Games

Kahoot - Mixed Tense Review
Kahoot - A/AN/SOME/ANY

Quizlet Flashcards and Games

Spelling Test

Quizlet Note: Be sure to study your book as well since these lists do not contain all of the vocabulary. Also, you may want to double check the Google translations with a good dictionary if they don't look right.

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