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BÁSICO 1


Dear Students,

I would like you to use this website as a complement to your student's book.

I hope you enjoy it!!!



(You can also visit the "new version" of this site at: http://basico1englisheoi.wikispaces.com, since we have changed the student's book edition in class and this new book is a bit differently organized than the previous one we had.)


Este sitio web comenzó a construirse el día 08/01/2012 y sigue en construcción.
Mª Ángeles A.

Si quieres conocer a personas online interesadas como tú en aprender y practicar otro idioma (en tu caso inglés) y hablar con ellos a través del ordenador puedes darte de alta en:
http://www.busuu.com/es (va por niveles de conocimiento de inglés)

Otra página que también es interesante para que puedas practicar inglés es:
https://www.babbel.com


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CONTENTS:

GRAMMAR
VOCABULARY
PRONUNCIATION
Unit 1A
verb be +, pronouns: I, you, etc.
numbers 1-20, days of the week
vowel sounds, word stress
Unit 1B
verb be - and ?
countries and nationalities, numbers 20-1,000,
ordinal numbers
vowel sounds
Unit 1C
possessive adjectives: my, your, etc.
personal information
the alphabet, /ɜ:/ and /aʊ/
Unit 1D
a / an, plurals, this / that / these / those
the classroom, common objects, classroom language
vowel sounds
Practical English
On a plane
Writing
Completing a form, common mistakes
Revise and Check
What do you remember? What can you do?




Unit 2A
present simple + and -
verb phrases, irregular plurals
consonant sounds, third person -s
Unit 2B
present simple ?
common verb phrases
consonant sounds
Unit 2C
a / an + jobs
jobs
consonant sounds
Unit 2 D
possessive s
family
consonant sounds
Practical English
At a hotel
Writing
An informal e-mail / letter, common mistakes
Revise and Check
What do you remember? What can you do?




Unit 3A
adjectives (fun / funny)
adjectives (colours), quite / very
vowel sounds /i:/ /u:/ /ai/ /əʊ/ /e/
Unit 3B
telling the time, present simple
daily routine, the time
the letter o
Unit 3C
adverbs of frequency
time words and expressions
the letter h
Unit 3D
prepositions of time (in, on, at)
the date (seasons, months, ordinal numbers)
word stress, /ð/ and /θ/
Practical English
In a coffee shop
Writing
A magazine article, Connectors: and, or, but, because., Sequencers: then, after that, before/after
Revise and Check
What do you remember? What can you do?




Unit 4A
can / can't
verb phrases (see, look at, watch)
sentence stress
Unit 4B
like + (verb + -ing)
free time activities
/ŋ/, sentence stress
Unit 4C
object pronouns: me, you, him, etc.
love story phrases
/i/ and /i:/
Unit 4D
possessive pronouns: mine, yours, etc.
music
rhyming words
Practical English
In a clothes shop


Writing
Describing a friend


Revise & Check
What do you remember? What can you do? NOUNS





Unit 5A
past simple of "be": was / were
word formation
sentence stress
Unit 5B
past simple regular verbs
past time expressions
-ed endings
Unit 5C
past simple irregular verbs
go, have, get
sentence stress
Unit 5D
past simple regular and irregular
irregular verbs
past simple verbs
Practical English
In a gift shop, TO HAVE GOT


Writing
Writing - A holiday report


Revise & Check







Unit 6A
there is / there are
houses and furniture
/ð/ and /eə/, sentence stress
Unit 6B
there was / there were
prepositions of place (in, in front of, on, under,
behind, between, opposite, next to, over)
silent letters
Unit 6C
present continuous (action verbs)
verb phrases
verb + -ing
Unit 6D
present simple or present continuous?
places in a city
city names
Practical English
In the street


Writing



Revise & Check
What do you remember?
"do" vs. "make"






Unit 7A
a / an, some / any
food, countable / uncountable nouns
the letters "ea"
Unit 7B
how much / how many?,
quantifiers: a lot, not much, etc.
drinks
/w/, /v/, and /b/
Unit 7C
be going to (plans)
holidays
sentence stress
Unit 7D
be going to (predictions)
verb phrases
/ʊ/, /u:/ and /ʌ/
Practical English
At a restaurant


Writing



Revise & Check
What do you remember?






Unit 8A
comparative adjectives
personality ajectives
/ə/, sentence stress
Unit 8B
superlative adjectives
the weather
consonant groups
Unit 8C
would like to / like
adventures
sentence stress
Unit 8D
adverbs
common adverbs
adjectives and adverbs
Practical English
Going home


Revise & Check
What do you remember?
















Miscelaneous songs:

· Happy Birthday



OTHER RESOURCES:

Dictionary (words)
Cambridge / Collins / Wordreference
Dictionary (phrases)
Collins




Exams:

· School calendar
Review the most important instructions you should know to do your exams.
· Exam Instructions
Check what the instructions are for this school year.

Listening:

Enjoy Videos!
Watch different videos to improve your listening skills.
Listening Practice
Listen to different stories while you read.
Listen to these videos
It is the story about some friends (it is from the Elementary level).
Muzzy's Videos
Enjoy Muzzy's videos.
Vaughan Radio
Listen to a radio programme where you can learn and improve your English.
Vaughan TV
Listen and watch a TV programme where you can learn and improve your English.

Reading:

Jokes
Practise your reading skills and laugh.
Reading Comprehension
Practise your reading skill working with different texts: tales and other stories.
Reading Comprehension
Read some texts and answer some questions about them.

Speaking:

Review-Phonetics
Work on your pronunciation.
Oral tests
Practise your speaking skill to get the best results in the oral exams.
Timer
Test how long you last talking.
Speaking-Questions
Practise your speaking skill to get the best results in the first part of your oral exam.
Speaking-Role Plays
Practise your speaking skill to get the best results in the second part of your oral exam.

Writing:

Writing Essays
Practise your writing skill to get the best results in the writing exam.


Reading book:

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
You must read the book, but here you have some videos to watch other versions of the story.



SENTENCES:

To be / other verbs (short sentences):
Tom
(subject)
is
(copula)
tall.
(predicate adjective, it's a description of the subject)
Tom
is
a teacher.
(predicate nominative, it's another name for the subject)
Boys
(subject)
like
(verb)
chocolate.
(direct object)


To be / other verbs (longer sentences):
The girls
(subject)
X
are
(copula)

always
(adv. of frequency)
very nice.
(predicate)










The young boys
(subject)
always
(adv. of frequency)
like
(verb)
drinking
(verb)
X

hot chocolate
very much
(quantity expression)
in the evening.
(time expression)
The young boys
really
(adverb)
like
(verb)

X

hot chocolate.
(direct object)


The young boys
really
like

X

hot chocolate
very much.



Direct object:
SUBJECT

ADV. of frequency

VERB

DIRECT OBJECT

Prepositional pharse of MANNER

Prepositional phrase of PLACE

TIME EXPRESSION

I
(subject)

brush
(verb)
my teeth.
(direct object)



I

brush
my white teeth.



I

brush
my white teeth


every morning.
(time expression)
I

brush
my white teeth
with toothpaste
(prepositional phrase of manner)

every morning.
I
always
(adv. of frequency)
brush
my white teeth
with toothpaste

in the morning.
They

have
English class

at school
everyday.
My friend

bought
a new car

in Amsterdam
(prepositional phrase of place)
last Friday.
We

watched
TV
together
at home
yesterday.


No direct object:
I
(subject)

get up
(verb)
at seven o'clock.
(prepositional phrase of time)

I

get up
at seven o'clock
everyday.
(adverb of time)
I
sometimes
(adv. of frequency)
get up
at seven o'clock
in the morning.




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