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In these first lessons of the Elementary English course you’ll learn useful expressins to make plans and talk about family and relationships. The grammar units are focused on phrasal verbs, superlatives and contractions.

It’s party time - Lesson 1

Let’s go out! This lesson gives you a bunch of useful expressions you can use when going out and spending some with your friends.

  • Let’s go out
  • Pick someone up
  • It’s on me
  • To go shopping / for dinner / for a drink / to the cinema
  • To eat in
  • To do lunch

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    Any plans? - Lesson 2

    This vocabulary unit contains a lot of useful expressions you can use in conversation: “Sounds great”, “See you then”, “Do you fancy”, “I’d love to...”, “Let me know” as well as making suggestions using “We could”, “Let’s”, “Do you fancy” and “Shall we”.

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    Phrasal verbs - Lesson 2

    Learn to form phrasal verbs with “to meet”, “to go”, “to let”, “to take” and “to catch”.

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    Family and relationships - Lesson 3

    We’ll look at terms to describe members of your family and complex relationships in this English vocabulary unit. We’ll also learn terms for non-familial relationships.

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    Contractions - Lesson 3

    In this English grammar unit we’ll focus on contracting the verbs “to be” and “to do” and how to use contractions with negative verbs.

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    Personality traits - Lesson 4

    Learn useful English adjectives to describe someone’s personality. We’ll look at both positive and negative character traits: “friendly”, “shy”, “polite”, “funny”, “confident”, “rude”, etc.

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    Superlatives - Lesson 4

    Learn to form the superlative to talk about differences and make comparisons. We’ll look at regular comparative forms for adjectives as well as exceptions such as “good - better - best”, “bad - worse - worst” and “far - further - furthest”.

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