Students focus on the history of St Patrick’s Day and complete an open/cloze reading task similar to B2 Cambridge Use of English activity 2 with focus on prepositions. Extra practice with common verb/adjective + preposition phrases.
Students focus on the use of definite and indefinite articles: a, an, the, and no article. Students are also be introduced to and practice typical vocabulary connected to Irish mythology, culture, and St Patrick’s Day.
Students practice talking about regret using the past perfect tense and modal verbs would, could, and might + have + past participle. Students will be able to construct sentences to express wishes and regret using ‘if only’ and the third conditional. Students will also review stative and dynamic verbs. This…
Students are introduced to common New Year’s resolution collocations and practice talking about things they want to/would like to do. Sentence construction and examples demonstrate how to talk about wishes or desires for the future. Students also practice reading about New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day plans. Collocations introduced…
Students read about a history of Santa Claus and review word formation and parts of speech in sentences. A pair/group activity has students construct interesting or funny Christmas jingles.
Students focus on the use of present perfect simple and present perfect continuous tenses and how to use them to talk about different actions. Students will also be introduced to and practice typical Christmas vocabulary and be able to discuss different Christmas actions and activities.
Students read about the history of Valentine’s Day and complete a challenging reading and comprehension task. Students will be able to form and use the passive voice and compare how it differs to differs to the active voice.
Focus on the use of the present perfect simple tense with just, yet, already, and still. Students review and practice using typical Christmas vocabulary and will be able to talk about the things they have and haven’t done in preparation for Christmas.