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W3 Lower Intermediate


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Al culminar este nivel, el participante será capaz de comprender los puntos principales de textos claros y en lengua estándar si tratan sobre cuestiones que le son conocidas, ya sea en situaciones de trabajo, de estudio o de ocio. Sabrá desenvolverse en la mayor parte de las situaciones que pueden surgir durante un viaje por zonas donde se utiliza la lengua. Será capaz de producir textos sencillos y coherentes sobre temas que le son familiares o en los que tiene un interés personal. Podrá describir experiencias, acontecimientos, deseos y aspiraciones, así como justificar brevemente sus opiniones o explicar sus planes.

At the end of this level, you will be able to understand the main topics of simple texts using standard language and dealing with familiar matters, whether for work, study or leisure purposes. You will be able to cope with most situations that may arise while traveling in areas where the language is used. You will be able to produce simple and coherent texts on topics that are familiar to you or in which you have a personal interest. You will be able to describe experiences, events, wishes and aspirations, as well as briefly explain your opinions or plans.

We will introduce the following topics:

  • A review of WH and Yes/No questions. The difference between them and how to form them.
  • Intensifiers, adverbs that we can use to provide emphasis in a sentence.
  • Pronunciation of ED. How to properly pronounce words that have this termination, with an emphasis on regular verbs in the past.
  • The past continuous, its formation and use.
  • A comparison between the present perfect and past simple.
  • How to use just, already and yet with the present perfect.
  • How to use the present continuous to talk about future arrangements.
  • How to talk about the future using will.
  • Can, have to, and must to talk about necessity, obligation and prohibition.
  • Will and might to make predictions.
  • The imperative and should to give advice.
  • Uses of to + the infinitive.
  • Further uses of comparative and superlative adjectives.
  • Used to to talk about repeated actions in the past.
  • The passive present simple and the passive past simple.
  • Using for and since with the present perfect, and a review of stative verbs.
  • The first conditional.
  • Verbs followed by infinitives and gerunds.
  • The second conditional.
  • Using too and not enough to talk about quantities.
  • Defining relative clauses.
  • Continuing to look at and study defining relative clauses.
  • The past perfect.
  • The reported speech.

List of homework in the virtual book.

Level Lower Intermediate
Week Topic Off2Class Content
1 TOPIC 1 B1 Unit 25 Lesson 1 Wh questions
TOPIC 2 B1 Unit 25 Lesson 2 Intensifiers, adverbs providing emphasis
TOPIC 3 B1 Unit 26 Lesson 1 Pronunciation of –ed in past simple tense
2 TOPIC 1 B1 Unit 26 Lesson 2 The past continuous
TOPIC 2 B1 Unit 27 Lesson 1 Compare the present perfect and past simple
TOPIC 3 B1 Unit 27 Lesson 2 Just, already and yet with the present perfect
3 TOPIC 1 B1 Unit 28 Lesson 1 The present continuous for future arrangements
TOPIC 2 B1 Unit 28 Lesson 2 The future with will
TOPIC 3 B1 Unit 29 Lesson 1 Can, have to, and must to talk about necessity, obligation and prohibition
4 TOPIC 1 B1 Unit 29 Lesson 2 Will and might for prediction
TOPIC 2 B1 Unit 30 Lesson 1 The imperative and should to give advice
TOPIC 3 B1 Unit 30 Lesson 2 Uses of to + the infinitive
5 TOPIC 1 B1 Unit 31 Lesson 1 Further uses of comparatives and superlatives
TOPIC 2 B1 Unit 31 Lesson 2 Used to for repeated actions in the past
TOPIC 3 B1 Unit 32 Lesson 1 The passive present simple and the passive past simple
6 TOPIC 1 B1 Unit 32 Lesson 2 For and since with the present perfect and review stative verbs
TOPIC 2 B1 Unit 33 Lesson 1 The first conditional
TOPIC 3 B1 Unit 33 Lesson 2 Verbs followed by infinitives and gerunds
7 TOPIC 1 B1 Unit 34 Lesson 1 The second conditional
TOPIC 2 B1 Unit 34 Lesson 2 Too and not enough to talk about quantities
TOPIC 3 B1 Unit 35 Lesson 1 Defining relative clauses
8 TOPIC 1 B1 Unit 35 Lesson 2 Continue to look at defining relative clauses
TOPIC 2 B1 Unit 36 Lesson 1 The past perfect
TOPIC 3 B1 Unit 36 Lesson 2 Reported Speech

Here is the level outline:

1. Lower Intermediate Week 1

Dec 7

A review of WH and Yes/No questions. The difference between them and how to form them. Intensifiers, adverbs that we can use to provide emphasis in a sentence Pronunciation of ED. How to properly pronounce words that have this termination, with an emphasis on regular verbs in the past.

2. Lower Intermediate Week 2

Nov 2

The past continuous, its formation and use A comparison between the present perfect and past simple How to use just, already and yet with the present perfect

3. Lower Intermediate Week 3

Nov 2

How to use the present continuous to talk about future arrangements. How to talk about the future using will. Can, have to, and must to talk about necessity, obligation and prohibition

4. Lower Intermediate Week 4

Nov 2

Will and might to make predictions. The imperative and should to give advice. Uses of to + the infinitive.

5. Lower Intermediate Week 5

Nov 2

Further uses of comparative and superlative adjectives. Used to to talk about repeated actions in the past. The passive present simple and the passive past simple.

6. Lower Intermediate Week 6

Nov 2

Using for and since with the present perfect, and a review of stative verbs. The first conditional. Verbs followed by infinitives and gerunds.

7. Lower Intermediate Week 7

Nov 2

The second conditional. Using too and not enough to talk about quantities. Defining relative clauses.

8. Lower Intermediate Week 8

Nov 2

Continuing to look at and study defining relative clauses The past perfect The reported speech

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