1. Verb tenses (present, past, future, conditional, imperative)
3. Stative verbs
4. Past habits: USED TO, WOULD. GET/BE USED TO
5. Preference: PREFER, WOULD RATHER. HAD BETTER
6. Modal verbs
7. Passive. Causative HAVE
8. Indirect speech: statements, questions, commands
9. Infinitives and –ing forms
10. Phrasal verbs
11. Question tags
12. Articles, Pronouns, Determiners and Quantifiers
13. Adjectives and adverbs: Comparative and superlative
14. Nouns: Countable and uncountable, compound
16. Connectors: conjunctions, prepositions, adverbial expressions
17. Subordinate clauses: result, purpose, reason, SO/SUCH, TOO/ENOUGH
18. Wishes and regrets: I WISH/ IF ONLY
19. Conditional clauses: types 0,1,2,3. UNLESS, IN CASE, AS LONG AS
20. Relative clauses
Learners will write a number of different text types with a focus on:
1. Descriptions of people and places.
The degree of formality required will vary according to the situation and the target reader.
1. Family matters. Friends.
2. Appearance and personality. Descriptions.
3. Cities and houses. Places and directions.
4. Travel and transport. Holidays.
5. Communication. Countries. Languages.
6. Hobbies. Sports. Entertainment.
7. Food. Health.
10. Geography. The environment. The weather.
12. Shops. Money.
13. Celebrations and festivals.