1 Look at the list below and discuss your most favourite / least favourite place in school. Where do you want to spend your time the most? 2 Look at the photos and read two descriptions of different school systems. Decide which text describes a school in Finland and in Japan. 3 Complete the sentences with the red words or phrases in the texts. Tick (V) the sentences that are true for you. In my school, ... 4 What do the underlined phrasal verbs in the text mean? 5 Compare schools in Finland and
1. Read UK TODAY. What is a gap year? Discuss whether you think it's a good thing to do. Give reasons for your answers. 2. Look at the photo of Ricky's parents and read the sentences. Who do you think is in favour of Ricky doing a gap year and who is against? 3. Read the GRAMMAR FOCUS. Complete the examples. Use the First Conditional form in Exercise 2. 4. Match the halves of the sentences from the conversation. Then listen and check. 5. Complete the sentences with the correct form of the verbs
1 Read the tips on dealing with exam stress. Which tips do you usually follow? 2. Listen to Grace and Tom talking about exams. Tick () the tips in Exercise 1 that Grace mentions. 3. Read statements 1–6 in Exercise 4. Match the underlined words and phrases with the words and phrases in the box below. 4. Listen to the conversation again. Are statements 1-6 true (T) or false (F)? 5 Work in pairs. Add other tips to get rid of exam stress to the list in Exercise 1.
1 Look at the photos and the title of the article. Discuss the questions. 2 Read the text and check your ideas in Exercise 1. 3 Read the text again. Match questions 1-5 with the people described in the text. Write MK for Michael Phelps, TG for Temple Grandin, and KK for Keira Knightley. 4 Fill in the gaps with blue words from the reading text. Then work with a partner to complete the sentences with your own ideas.
1. Read an extract from The Students' Manifestos. How is this school similar and different to your school? Discuss with a partner. 2. Read the GRAMMAR FOCUS. Complete the rules. Use the relative pronouns who / that / which / where. 3. Read The Students' Manifestos. Underline the nouns that relative pronouns 1-5 refer to. Choose the correct option for each relative pronoun. 4. Complete these sentences with an appropriate relative pronoun. 5. Work in groups. Prepare a manifesto about your ideal sc