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Table of Contents

1 - Introductions
2 - People in Your Life
3 - Away from Home
4 - Your Time
5 - Changes: Talking about the Past
Midterm Review
6 - Your Space
7 - Talk about Places
8 - Countable & Uncountable Nouns
9 - Work Activities
10 - Physical Descriptions
Final Review

Quizzes

TBD


Chapter 1 - Introductions

hello

Goals: You should be able to:

  • Introduce yourself
  • Write personal information about yourself on a form
  • Say what you can do

Grammar Topics:

Vocabulary

Quizlet

Key Vocabulary, Misc Vocabulary, Question Word Definitions, Question Word Quiz, People Vocabulary

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Chapter 2 - People in Your Life

family

Goals: You should be able to:

Grammar Topics:

Vocabulary:

Talking About Jobs

  • Synonyms: job = profession = career
  • What do you do? = What's your job?

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Chapter 3 - Away from Home

Likes
Goals: You should be able to:

Grammar Topics:

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Chapter 4 -Your Time

breakfast photo

Goals: You should be able to:

  • Talk about how often you do things
  • Make and respond to invitations

Grammar Topics:

Object Pronouns - Me, him, her, it, us, you, them.
These pronouns receive the action. "He gave her flowers."
pronouns and possessives chart

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Chapter 5 - Changes

camera

Goals: You should be able to:

  • Talk about past events (trips, first times)
  • State whether an experience was good or bad

Grammar Topics

Kahoot - Simple Past

Kahoot - Past versus Present

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Midterm Review

child studying

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Chapter 6 - Your Space

bedroom

Goals: You should be able to:

  • Talk about your home environment (residence) 
  • Describe the contents of a room (and location of these items) 
  • Ask questions about a room / apartment rental

Grammar Topics:

  • There is /  There are (in tandem with 'a', 'an' and 'some')
  • There isn't / There aren't (negative form of the above)
  • Prepositions of place
  • Yes / no questions
  • Use of 'and' or 'but' 

Vocabulary

Lessons

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Chapter 7 - Talk about Places

city - aerial view

Goals: You should be able to:

  • Talk about cities and neighborhoods
  • Ask for and give directions 
  • Describe the location of a building

Grammar Topics:

  • Prepositions of place
  • Terms used to ask for and give directions ('go straight', 'turn left', etc)
  • Yes / no questions

Vocabulary - Flashcards

Videos

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Chapter 8 - Countable & Uncountable Nouns

market stall

Goals: You should be able to:

  • Order food and respond to orders for food in a restaurant setting
  • Identify countable and non-countable nouns more easily
  • Apply the usage rules for much / many in conversation

Grammar Topics:

  • Countable / non-countable nouns - Kahoot
  • Much / many / a little / a lot
  • Questions pertaining to food preparation ('How would you like ...?')
  • Questions pertaining to 'choice' ('What kind ...?')

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Chapter 9 - Work Activities

work

Goals: You should be able to:

  • Use the present progressive (continuous) tense
  • Talk about work (jobs) and use work-related terms
  • Identify differences between past, present and future tenses
  • Make excuses (when unable to accept an invitation)

Grammar Topics:

  • The Present Progressive
  • "Spend" for Time

Vocabulary

'Spend Time'

  • I spend 3 hours studying English every day! = I study English for 3 hours every day!

Present Continuous

We use the present continuous to talk about an action that began in the past and continues into the present.

Form

  • What am I doing?
    • I am reading.
    • I am not eating.
  • What is he doing? --- He/She/It IS
    • He is reading.
    • He is not eating.
  • What are they doing? --- We/You/They ARE
    • They are reading.
    • They are not eating?

Spelling Rules

Practice

  • Kahoot - Present Continuous Jumble
  • Kahoot - Present Simple or Present Continuous
  • Flashcards - Present Continuous Practice

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Chapter 10 - Physical Descriptions

woman

Goals: You should be able to:

  • Provide a physical description of a person (build/hair/face/eyes/nose/mouth)
  • Seek confirmation of a description (interrogative form)
  • Respond to the interrogative (short form)

Grammar Topics:

  • VERB - To Have
    • I have (you, we, they)
    • He has (she, it)
  • To Have - Negatives
    • I don't have (you, we, they)
    • He doesn't have (she, it)
  • To Have - Questions
    • Do you have..? Yes, I do. No, I don't
    • Does he have..? Yes, He does. No, he doesn't.

Physical Descriptions

  • She is [body, height].
  • She has [eyes, hair, skin]. (has got)
  • She is wearing [a shirt, glasses, jeans]

Practice

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Final Review

Final Exam

  • Counts and Non-Count Nouns
    • an apple, some apples
    • some milk
  • Many/Much
  • A,An / Some / Any
  • Is/Are
    • IS for 1 thing or non-count
    • ARE for 2+ things
      • There is some milk / isn't any milk (non-count)
      • There is a dog / isn't a dog (count)
      • There are some dogs / aren't any dogs
  • Places Around Town
    • Pharmacy, Bookstore, Mall...
  • Prepositions of Place - In / On / Under...
  • Describing People
    • She is [adjective].
    • She has got [eyes, hair, skin].
    • She is wearing [a shirt, glasses, jeans]
  • Present Continuous (right now) - Thai Video
    • Are you playing? Yes, I am playing. No, I am not playing.
  • Simple Past (Yesterday) - Thai Video
    • Did you run? Yes, I ran. No, I didn't run.
  • Directions - Go straight and turn left on Main Street. The bookstore is on the right.

directions

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