Unit 1

Page 7 - I am who I am

Page 8 - Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus - Interview with John Gray

Exercise page 10

Page 11 - Video clip with Madness singing My Girl
(Substitutes the audio only from the class CD)

Page 17 - MAYBE (a very short clip, just a few countries, the only interesting thing is the format - shows like the route on a world map.)

Sesame Street video: Elmo tries a new food

Unit 2

Page 18 - The demise of a great little restaurant
Anthony Bourdain - No reservations (an acclaimed TV show) review of a SF sea food restaurant


Same Anthony Bourdain on a reiview of a little fisherman's market restaurant in D.C.

Page 22 - A Question of Taste

Business Etiquette

Intro to business etiquette

Fill in the blanks , related with vocabulary

Bad table manners
A little personal note here: average low class Americans DO think belching is OK.....It's totally disgusting....

Good taste and Bad taste
A black woman talking about labeling young black men that use saggy, baggy pants (with their boxes showing):

Unit 3

City Video - Rap soundtrack with no bad words, with takes of all or most of all cities mentioned in exercise 2 p.26.

P.30 - One Big Party - Times Square

P. 31 - City LifeThe dangers of city life

This site has daily news tapes.http://edition.englishclub.com/category/listening-news/http://edition.englishclub.com/listening-news/2011-09-06/ - this one being about the day of the pedestrian

P.32/33 - Carol Ann Duffy Poem: video prepared by high school students. British accent instead of the Scotish one we have on the CD

Unit 4

P. 35 - The Art of Conversation

How to make small talkhttp://www.englishclub.com/speaking/small-talk.htm
P.37 - Conversational StylesA CNN news report interviewing Deborah Tanner author "Conversational Styles" to analyze Barack Obama's change of styleshttp://situationroom.blogs.cnn.com/2011/10/05/

Unscramble game with adjectives for peoplehttp://www.manythings.org/vocabulary/games/b/words.php?f=adjectives_for_people_1

P.43: Joke timehttp://www.ahajokes.com/funny_audio.html

Unit 5 -

It might be a different introduction to the unit's topichttp://letras.terra.com.br/elvis-presley/31433/

P. 47/48 -Unreal conditionals in the past : quiz!http://www.englishclub.com/grammar/verbs-conditional_quiz.htm

There is actually a chart on third conditionalhttp://www.englishclub.com/grammar/verbs-conditional_4.htm

P. 49/50 -wishes and regretshttp://www.ecenglish.com/learnenglish/using-wish-regrets-and-other-things-too
Another 20-question exercise with "wish"
An extensive page on expressing wishes and regrets. It totally substitutes what we have in the book.

When you wish upon a star - Disney's Pinocchio. This one is sung by Renato Russo, lasts a little over 3 minuteshttp://letras.terra.com.br/renato-russo/66064/
Avril Lavigne singing "Wish you were here"

P.52/53The Day of the Triffids. This is epic! the trailer for the 1962 movie -2:20

And a shorter teaser, also from the 1962 movie, with the same voice of our tape!:)

Unit 6 -

P. 54 -Dr Oliver Sacks has his own web site: there are several videos, but none is about the book "The Man who Mistook his Wife for a Hat"
The very first clip on the videos tab is amazing - is about a blind woman that had hallucinationshttp://www.oliversacks.com/videos/assorted-videos/
P. 58 - Verbs of the senses
Quite Interesting
Just for funhttp://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/youmeus/quiznet/newquiz91.shtml?Question1=on&Question2=on&Question3=on&Question4=on&Question5=radiobutton&Question6=on&SUBMIT=Check+answers
P.60 - Participial clauseshttp://grammar.about.com/od/basicsentencegrammar/a/BuildPartPhrase.htm
P. 61 - Expressions with Mind
This one can even fit cutting edge when it goes over expressions with the body. Complete sentences with mind, head or brain....http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/grammar/learnit/learnitv115.shtml
Do you mind...? Would you mind?
That is a comprehensive list!http://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/mind
P. 62. A song with Mind. Elvis Presley - You're Always on my Mind"

There is also a version with the country super star Willie Nelson

Another version, with Bon Jovi

You're always on my mind overdose......Shakira

Now, if you want the video clip With Queen singing the song in the book, have fun

This one has better sound quality and the clip is made with scenes from Alice in Wonderland. Very good editing


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