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Unit 6

Vocabulary Exercise



Who will be a milionare online games
http://www.dressupgirl.net/dressup/691/Who-wants-to-be-a-Millionaire.html
http://www.1888freeonlinegames.com/games_play.php?id=195

Money
http://www.bbc.co.uk/apps/ifl/worldservice/quiznet/quizengine?ContentType=text/html;quiz=1019_quiznet

Money vocabulary
http://www.learnenglish.de/vocabulary/money.htm

Audio "ABC's of Money Matters":http://www.esl-lab.com/expense/expenserd1.htm


P.58 - Trivia shows

Take your pick:

British show: the winner that is in the book :)





Who wants to be a millionaire: Short video (less than 3 minutes) with a winner - American version of the show



Another 3 minutes with the most famous American winner



Another from "Millionaire" (2:38) with contestant using a lifeline



Deal or No Deal "samples"



Hilarious 1 vs 100 fail




Just the very first 1:10 minute is plenty to have a good idea of the thrill...



A taste of the most famous "smart" trivia show, Jeopardy!
or



This one is just the final question with Ken Jennings (the longest winning streak ever)



P. 60 - Verb Tenses

19 images
http://esl.about.com/od/grammarstructures/ig/Tenses-Chart/spresent.htm


Good chart!
http://www.englishclub.com/grammar/verb-tenses_sys-tense-time.htm



P.61 - the compensation culture

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Compensation_culture



P. 61 - Inversion with Negative adverbials

Table comparing both ways, with an option to listenhttp://quizlet.com/4897096/inversion-with-negative-adverbials-flash-cards/

P. 62 - Decide on Compensation

Basic Legal Vocab
  • Complaint - the basis of a case against the defendant
  • Case - a lawsuit filed with the court
  • Charge - an accusation
  • Claim - a statement of rights
  • Damages - injury or losses suffered by the plaintiff
  • Award Damages - money (sum) awarded by a court as a compensation for claimed losses. (there is also Punitive Damages)
  • Defendant -person or entity against whom a lawsuit is filed
  • Evidence - a tangible object offered to provide proof of a fact in a case
  • Lawsuit - a legal proceeding filed with the court. (File a lawsuit)
  • Liability - legal responsibility for risks or dangerous condition
  • Malpractice - or misconduct - unreasonable lack of skill or professional wrongdoing by a professional with the result of injury,loss or damage to the recipient of those services
  • Mediation - an informal settlement conference
  • Negligence - careless actions of a person or failure to act, which places them at fault for causing or contributing to someone's injury or death
  • Personal Injury - injury to an individual
  • Party - individuals or entities involved in a lawsuit
  • Plaintiff - Person, people or entity which files a lawsuit
  • Property damage to a vehicle or other property due to an accident
  • Settlement - an agreement between the parties without the need of a trial
  • Worker's Compensation (Worker's Comp) - Benefits to which an injured employed is entitled




P.65 - Imprecise Quantities

Just for fun....
http://www.organize.com/smmesp.html
Pinch = 1/16 teaspoon
Dash = 1/8 teaspoon
Smidgen = 1/32 teaspoon



Unit 7 - Living Together

Page 66 - People´s personality traits
http://toknowinfo.hubpages.com/hub/Peoplality-and-the-Personality-Traits-We-Share or
Describing people

http://www.talkeasy.co.uk/link/materials/esl11.html

Good worksheet on used to/would (MyP4)

http://englishdailyworkout.blogspot.com/2011/04/used-to-and-would-exercise-past-habits.html

P. 67 -It might be interesting for describing typical habits

http://www.grammaring.com/tags/grammar-tags/habit

Behavior vocabalary list

http://grammar.yourdictionary.com/word-lists/list-of-words-that-describe-behavior.html

Behavior idioms

http://www.learn-english-today.com/idioms/idiom-categories/descriptions-people.htm

P. 68 - Infinitive and ing forms

Short and to the point

http://www.englishclub.com/grammar/verbs-gerunds.htm

a quick way to show the differences:
infinitive w/o to

http://www.englisch-hilfen.de/en/grammar/infinitive_without_to.htm

infinitive with to
http://www.englisch-hilfen.de/en/grammar/infinitiv_to.htm

if students are interested, just as a curiosity for them
http://www.writing.utoronto.ca/advice/english-as-a-second-language/gerunds

P.70/71 - Shipwrecked

http://www.channel4.com/programmes/shipwrecked

Survivor official page

http://www.cbs.com/shows/survivor/?ttag=tv;survivor

a 25 seconds teaser

http://www.cbs.com/shows/survivor/video/2186247385/survivor-one-world-teaser

P. 72
about the Bluffer's Guide - cute
http://www.ovalbooks.com/bluff/index.html (illustration)
http://www.ovalbooks.com/bluff/MenandWomen.html (excerpts and review)

P. 75 - Word Spot - Just

as a wraparound after students complete the exercise in the book

http://www.thefreedictionary.com/just

just for fun, idioms with JUST
http://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/just


Unit 8 - A Question of Taste

P. 76 What's your style?

Just for fun, take a style quiz (at home!)

http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/34211338/ns/today-style/t/quiz-whats-your-personal-style/#.TxXKbqW85QE

Seventeen magazine quiz
http://www.seventeen.com/fun/quizzes/fashion/celebrity-style-personality-quiz

Home decoration style quiz- from the acclaimed HGTV - super fun!
http://my.hgtv.com/style-finder/stylefinder.esi

Fun for teenagers: youtube home video on grunge fashion



The winner of project runway - Christian Siriano

http://www.google.com/imgres?hl=en&sa=X&biw=1280&bih=667&tbm=isch&prmd=imvnsol&tbnid=hBOEscFD5GYkhM:&imgrefurl=http://stylenews.peoplestylewatch.com/2008/07/24/shop-project-runways-christian-sirianos-line-at-blueflycom/&docid=eo-o5PobnKm12M&imgurl=http://img2.timeinc.net/people/i/2008/stylewatch/blog/080804/christian_siriano_300x400.jpg&w=300&h=400&ei=zdQVT_OAIaTh0QHUwdWcAw&zoom=1&iact=hc&vpx=635&vpy=125&dur=2840&hovh=259&hovw=194&tx=116&ty=165&sig=114627250960506741831&page=1&tbnh=139&tbnw=104&start=0&ndsp=26&ved=1t:429,r:4,s:0

And here is a total of 52 pictures of all kinds of architectural styles, just need to click next
http://architecture.about.com/od/periodsstyles/ig/House-Styles/

P. 79 - Style Icons

The top fashion icons (according to style.com....) - American point of view

http://www.style.com/trendsshopping/stylenotes/090710_Top_Ten_Fashion_Icons/

The British list
http://www.ivillage.co.uk/top-10-style-icons/92503





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