Focus AE Level 1 Teacher's Book Unit 1

Free time and routines • Collocations I can talk about free time activities and routines. 1.1 Vocabulary

SHOW WHAT YOU KNOW 1 With a partner, think of as many words or phrases as you can that start with verbs 1–6. Then compare with the class. 1 go to the movies 2 watch 3 play 4 read 5 listen to 6 have 2 SPEAKING Tell your partner which things from Exercise 1 you do.

Exercise 1 1 the mall,


the gym, the hairdresser’s 2 television, a movie, a play 3 basketball, cards, the drums 4 an article, a blog, a text message 5 a podcast, the radio, an album 6 lunch, a shower, a dog

Find the things you both do. We both go to the movies.

3 Read about Mike. Check the things he does in the table on page 13. 4 Read about Mike’s sister, Tina. Check the things she does in the table on page 13. Then find four things both Mike and Tina do.

Like father, like son.


U N I T L A N G U A G E A N D S K I L L S Vocabulary: • Show what you know – free-time and routine activities • collocations – have , go, and play • verb + noun collocations • verb + preposition collocations Grammar: • Present Simple: affirmatives and negatives • adverbs of frequency • Present Simple: yes/no and wh- questions Listening: • an interview about people’s typical weekends • multiple choice Reading: • a magazine article about family life • multiple choice Speaking: • preferences






Writing: • an informal email

I go out with friends or listen to music in my free time. We go to the park and have a picnic or just go for a walk in good weather. In bad weather we go to the gym at the sports center or to the movies. Sometimes we play computer games or watch DVDs. I love spending time with my friends – we always have fun. My sister, Tina, is dierent. Information 5

F O C U S E X T R A • Grammar Focus pages 142–143 • WORD STORE booklet pages 2–3 • Workbook pages 8–19 or MyEnglishLab • MP3s –


M01_FOC_SB_AM_01GLB_3967_M01.indd 12 EXTRA ACTIVITIES • Photocopiable resource (free time activities – 10 mins) MultiROM and ActiveTeach • Photocopiable resource 49 (Test yourself partner work activities) MultiROM and ActiveTeach

• Ask students to take out the lists they prepared at home. They compare their lists in groups. They try to make one list for the group’s five most popular activities. • Students write true/false sentences about Mike and Tina and exchange with

a partner. They answer the questions and then check with a partner. • MyEnglishLab – assignable Show what you have learned mini-test WORKBOOK pp. 8–9

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