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Grammar

Second Conditional:

Review: https://quizlet.com/88548921/second-conditional-flash-cards/

Exercises:

https://elt.oup.com/student/englishfile/intermediate3/grammar/file07/nef_int_grammar07_b03?cc=gb&selLanguage=en

https://elt.oup.com/student/englishfile/intermediate3/grammar/file07/nef_int_grammar07_b04?cc=gb&selLanguage=en

https://elt.oup.com/student/result/engint/a_grammar/unit09/9c_2?cc=gb&selLanguage=en

http://www.examenglish.com/grammar/B1_second_conditional.htm


Modals of Past Deduction:

Review:

https://quizlet.com/31767994/past-modals-must-have-3rd-form-past-participle-and-cant-have-couldnt-have-3rd-form-past-participle-flash-cards/

https://quizlet.com/31762269/past-modals-could-have-and-might-have-plus-past-participle-flash-cards/

Exercises: https://elt.oup.com/student/headway/int/grammar/unit11/hwy_int_unit09_2?cc=gb&selLanguage=en


Listening

Future plans: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/course/intermediate/unit-26/session-4

New Transport on two wheels: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/6-minute-english/ep-151022

Will robots take our jobs?: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/6-minute-english/ep-151015

Do you fear artificial intelligence?: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/6-minute-english/ep-150219

Human Microchips: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/6-minute-english/ep-150319

Can science fiction save the world?: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/6-minute-english/ep-20112014

Contact (listen and read the transcript): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HH7zVd0rx-Y


Reading

Our future on Mars: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/course/intermediate/unit-26/session-3


Speaking

Task:

If you could design one gadget for the future, what would it be? Speak for two minutes. You can use these notes to help you:
  • Why do we need this gadget?
  • What will it do and how will it work?
  • How will it change our lives?

Website: http://www.mailvu.com

Instructions:

Go to the website and click record and then start speaking. When you finish speaking click stop.

You can watch your video by clicking play. If you are not happy with the video you can do it again.
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