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W5 Upper Intermediate


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Al culminar este nivel, el participante será capaz de entender las ideas principales de textos complejos que traten de temas tanto concretos como abstractos, incluso si son de carácter técnico siempre que estén dentro de su campo de especialización. Podrá relacionarse con hablantes nativos con un grado suficiente de fluidez y naturalidad de modo que la comunicación se realice sin esfuerzo por parte de ninguno de los interlocutores. Podrá producir textos claros y detallados sobre temas diversos, así como defender un punto de vista sobre temas generales indicando los pros y los contras de las distintas opciones.

At the end of this level, you will be able to understand the main ideas of complex texts dealing with both concrete and abstract topics, even if they are of a technical nature and as long as they are within your field of expertise. You will be able to interact with native speakers with a sufficient degree of fluency and ease so that communication is effortless for both parties. You will be able to produce clear and detailed texts on different topics, as well as defend a point of view on general topics, indicating the pros and cons of the different options.

We will introduce the following topics: 

  • Form basic subject and object questions.
  • The difference between present simple and present continuous, and gradable and extreme adjectives.
  • Expressions to give and respond to opinions.
  • The difference between the present perfect simple and the past simple.
  • Review of the present perfect continuous.
  • Conjunctions.
  • Narrative tenses.
  • Review of used to.
  • Able to and manage to to talk about abilities and achievements.
  • Difference between –ed and -ing adjectives.
  • Tag questions.
  • Will, going to and the present continuous to talk about the future.
  • Zero and first conditional using if and when.
  • Modals of obligation.
  • Review of comparatives and superlatives.
  • Modals of deduction.
  • Qualifiers, verbs, and prepositions.
  • Expressions to make offers and polite requests.
  • Expand the use of reported speech.
  • Reporting verbs.
  • Non-defining relative clauses and expand understanding of defining relative clauses.
  • Expressions to make and respond to recommendations and suggestions.
  • The second conditional to talk about the things that you would like to do.
  • The third conditional.

List of homework in the virtual book.

Level Upper Intermediate
Week Topic Off2Class Content
1 TOPIC 1 B1+ Unit 37 Lesson 1 Form basic subject and object questions
TOPIC 2 B1+ Unit 37 Lesson 2 Present simple and present continuous and gradable and extreme adjectives
TOPIC 3 B1+ Unit 37 Lessons 3 Give and respond to opinions
2 TOPIC 1 B1+ Unit 38 Lesson 1 Present perfect simple and past simple
TOPIC 2 B1+Unit 38 Lesson 2 Present perfect continuous
TOPIC 3 B1+ Unit 38 Lesson 4 Conjunctions
3 TOPIC 1 B1+ Unit 39 Lesson 1 Narrative tenses
TOPIC 2 B1+ Unit 39 Lesson 2 Used to
TOPIC 3 B1+ Unit 40 Lesson 1 Able to and Manage to
4 TOPIC 1 B1+ Unit 40 Lesson 2 -ed/-ing adjectives.
TOPIC 2 B1+ Unit 40 Lesson 3 Tag Questions
TOPIC 3 B+1 Unit 41 Lesson 1 Will, Going to and Present continuous
5 TOPIC 1 B1+ Unit 41 Lesson 2 Zero and first conditional using if and when
TOPIC 2 B+1 Unit 42 Lesson 1 Modals of obligation
TOPIC 3 B1+ Unit 42 Lesson 2 Comparatives and superlatives
6 TOPIC 1 B+1 Unit 43 Lesson 1 Modals of deduction
TOPIC 2 B+1 Unit 43 Lesson 2 Quantifiers
TOPIC 3 B+1 Unit 43 Lesson 3 Make offers and polite requests
7 TOPIC 1 B+1 Unit 44 Lesson 1 Expand the use of reported speech
TOPIC 2 B+1 Unit 44 Lesson 2 Reporting verbs
TOPIC 3 B+1 Unit 45 Lesson 2 Non-defining relative clauses and defining relative clauses
8 TOPIC 1 B+1 Unit 45 Lesson 4 Make and respond to recommendations and suggestions
TOPIC 2 B+1 Unit 46 Lesson 1 The second conditional to talk about the things that you would like to do
TOPIC 3 B+1 Unit 46 Lesson 2 Introduce the third conditional

 

Here is the level outline:

1. Upper Intermediate Week 1

Dec 6

Form basic subject and object questions. The difference between present simple and present continuous, and gradable and extreme adjectives. Expressions to give and respond to opinions.

2. Upper Intermediate Week 2

Nov 2

The difference between the present perfect simple and the past simple Review of the present perfect continuous Conjunctions

3. Upper Intermediate Week 3

Nov 2

Narrative tenses. Review of used to. Able to and manage to to talk about abilities and achievements.

4. Upper Intermediate Week 4

Nov 2

Difference between –ed and -ing adjectives. Tag questions. Will, going to and the present continuous to talk about the future.

5. Upper Intermediate Week 5

Nov 2

Zero and first conditional using if and when Modals of obligation and permission Comparatives and superlatives

6. Upper Intermediate Week 6

Nov 2

Modals of deduction. Qualifiers, verbs, and prepositions. Expressions to make offers and polite requests.

7. Upper Intermediate Week 7

Nov 2

Expand the use of reported speech. Reporting verbs. Non-defining relative clauses and expand understanding of defining relative clauses.

8. Upper Intermediate Week 8

Nov 2

Expressions to make and respond to recommendations and suggestions. The second conditional to talk about the things that you would like to do. The third conditional.

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