Words of Wisdom02

Contents

2-0 Objectives & Sequence

Reading

2-1 How The Internet Is Changing The Way We Learn

2-2 The Future of Education

2-3 Testing Times

Writing

2-1 In Your Own Words

2-2 Writing a Summary

2-3 Expressing and Supporting Opinion

Media

2-1 TED: Salman Khan: Reinvent Education

2-2 Steve Jobs: Stanford Commencement Speech

2-3 TED: Sir Ken Robinson: Why Schools Kill Creativity

Use of English

2-1 Words of Wisdom

2-2 Clauses of Contrast or Concession

2-3 Conditional Sentences

2-4 Phrasal Verbs

2-5 Similarities and Comparisons

Bright Lights03

Contents

3-0 Objectives & Sequence

Reading

3-1 The Rise of Megacities

3-2 Next Generation

Writing

3-1 Punctuation: The Comma

3-2 In Your Own Words - Formal and Informal Register

3-3 Descriptive Composition

Media

3-1 Monocle's Quality of Life Survey

3-2 Trashopolis: Tokyo

Use of English

3-1 Bright Lights

3-2 Descriptive Vocabulary

3-3 Word Building

3-4 Causative Structures

3-5 Causative Structures Picture Problems

3-6 Phrasal Verbs

3-7 Building Adjectives

3-8 Oral Presentation

The Living Planet04

Contents

4-0 Objectives & Sequence

Reading

4-1 The Curitiba Experience

4-2 Taking the Power out of Wind

Writing

4-1 The Opinion Essay

4-2 Thesis Statements

4-3 In Your Own Words

Media

4-1 Force of Nature: David Suzuki

Use of English

4-1 The Living Planet

4-2 Defining and Non-Defining Relative Clauses

4-3 Reduced / Participle Clauses

4-4 Vocabulary Focus

4-5 Word Building: Rainforest Concern

4-6 Phrasal Verbs

4-7 Word Study: Prefixes

Language Matters05

Contents

5-0 Objectives & Sequence

Reading

5-1 The Hockey Sweater

5-2 English as a Global Language

5-3 Will The Monoglot Ever Understand?

Writing

5-1 Figurative Speech

5-2 Linking Narratives

5-3 Narrative Composition

Media

5-1 Technology and Language

Use of English

5-1 Language Matters

5-2 Cleft Sentences

5-3 Inversion

5-4 Metaphor

5-5 Word Building

5-6 Narrative Tenses

5-7 Word Building - The Number of Words in English

Is Culture Doomed?06

Contents

6-0 Objectives & Sequence

Reading

6-1 Conduct Becoming

6-2 The War on Civility

6-3 The Argument Culture

Writing

6-1 Linking Comparison/Contrast

6-2 The Comparison/Contrast Essay

6-3 In Your Own Words

Media

6-1: The Bookstore Debate

Use of English

6-1 Is Culture Doomed?

6-2 Noun Clauses

6-3 Vocabulary Focus: Change

6-4 Open Cloze: Art or Vandalism?

6-5 Word Building: The Crystal

6-6 Open Cloze: Two Works of Canadian Art

6-7 Forming Nouns from Phrasal Verbs

6-8 Comparisons and Preferences

Social Movements07

Contents

7-0 Objectives & Sequence

Reading

7-1 How Fair Trade Works

7-2 Who Were The Hippies?

7-3 The Feminist Movement

7-4 Brandalism

Writing

7-1 Process

7-2 Punctuation: The Semi-Colon, Colon, Dash and Parentheses

Media

7-1 A New Brand of Politics

7-2 How to Start a Movement

7-3 The Hippies

Use of English

7-1 Social Movements

7-2 'Wh' Clauses

7-3 Open Cloze: How Pencils Are Made

7-4 Phrasal Verbs

7-5 Oral Presentation

Pandora's Box08

Contents

8-0 Objectives & Sequence

Reading

8-1 Frankenstein

8-2 The Robot Industry In Japan

8-3 High Tech Crime Of The Future

Writing

8-1 Writing from Reading: Summary and Response

8-2 In Your Own Words

Media

8-1 Manufacturing Body Parts

8-2 Poisoning of Paradise

Use of English

8-1 Pandora's Box

8-2 Multiple Choice Cloze: Robot Soccer

8-3 The Future

8-4 Multiple Choice Cloze: Believe The Eyes

8-5 Open Cloze: Robot Room

8-6 Word Building: Frankenstein's Creator

8-7 Mixed Conditionals

8-8 Phrasal Verbs

Mind Over Matter09

Contents

9-0 Objectives & Sequence

Reading

9-1 Perfectionism

9-2 You Are What You Keep

9-3 The Cat Man

9-4 Searching For Happiness

Writing

9-1 Linking Cause and Effect

9-2 Cause and Effect Verbs/Nouns

Media

9-1 Hoarders

9-2 The Power of Negativity

Use of English

9-1 Mind Over Matter

9-2 Vocabulary Focus

9-3 Verb Patterns

9-4 Stress Test

9-5 Habits

9-6 Phrasal Verbs

9-7 The Subjunctive

9-8 Multiple Choice Cloze: Temper

Born to Conform10

Contents

10-0 Objectives & Sequence

Reading

10-1 Motivation

10-2 Rich Kids

10-3 Literary Text

Writing

10-1 Writing Definitions

10-2 In Your Own Words: Formal Register

10-3 Punctuation: Run-On Sentences and Comma Splices

Media

10-1 Amy Chua - Tiger Mother

10-2 A Radical Millionaire

10-3 Hyper-Parenting

Use of English

10-1 Born to Conform

10-2 Multiple Choice Cloze: Quality of Life

10-3 Vocabulary Focus - Collocations

10-4 Intensifying and Emphasis

10-5 Editing Skills

10-6 Multiple Choice Cloze: High Stakes

10-7 Open Cloze: Success

How do I look?11

Contents

11-0 Objectives & Sequence

Reading

11-1 It’s Not Just What You Say, It’s How You Say It

11-2 Handbags

11-3 Supermarket Secrets

11-4 Big Sell, Tiny Targets

11-5 Fashion Trademarks

11-6 Buying Fakes

Writing

11-1 Parallelism

11-2 Cause and Effect: Tattoos and Mainstream Culture

11-3 The Cause and Effect Essay

Media

11-1 Nike: Behind The Swoosh

11-2 Advertising and Body Image

Use of English

11-1 How Do I Look?

11-2 Multiple Choice Cloze: Designer Labels

11-3 Vocabulary Focus: Body Language

11-4 Open Cloze: Big Business

11-5 Cloze Exercises

11-6 Relative Clauses in Formal English

Beliefs & Practices12

Contents

12-0 Objectives & Sequence

Reading

12-1 Festivals

12-2 Literary Text: The Lottery

12-3 Charles Dickens

Writing

12-1 Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers

12-2 Proofreading

12-3 In Your Own Words

Media

12-1 Superstition

Use of English

12-1 Beliefs & Practices

12-2 The Meaning of Gifts

12-3 Words With Similar Meanings

12-4 Open Cloze: Superstition

12-5 Report Structures

12-6 Describing Sounds & Movements

12-7 Mythical Beasts

12-8 Oral Presentation