In pairs: What is happening in the picture? What skills will you need if you go to study in a different city or country? a. Read the words and definitions and fill in the blanks. Listen and repeat. b. In pairs: Use the new words to talk about the skills that you have and the skills that you'd like to learn. a. Listen to two first-year university students talking. Does Jill think Matt has good tips? b. Now, listen and answer the questions.
In pairs: What type of lesson does the picture show? How can this help young people be more independent? a. Match the underlined words to the pictures and definitions. Listen and repeat. b. In pairs: Talk about your family using some of the new words. a. Read the mails very quickly. Which two dishes did Mark and James talk about?
In pairs: What problems do you see in the pictures? Do you think you have the skills to live independently? Why (not)? a. Listen to a podcast about university life. Who learned more independent life skills in high school? b. Now, listen and fill in the blanks. c. In pairs: Which of the independent skills mentioned do you want to improve? Why?