Focus 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 In pairs, 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 cinema 2 watch 3 play 4 read 5 listen to 6 have 2 Tell your partner which things from Exercise 1 you do. Find the things you both do. We go to the cinema.

Exercise 1 1 the shops, the city centre, the hairdresser’s 2 television, a film, 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


3 Read about Mike. Tick the things he does in the table on page 13. 4 Read about Mike’s sister, Tina. Tick 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

In my free time I go out with friends or listen to music. In good weather we go to the park and have a picnic or just go for a walk. In bad weather we go to the gym at the sports centre or to the cinema. 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 110–111 • WORD STORE booklet pages 2–3 • Workbook pages 8–19 or MyEnglishLab • MP3s –


M01_FOCUS_SB_01GLB_7672_M01.indd 12 EXTRA ACTIVITIES • Photocopiable resource 1 (free time activities – 10 mins) p. 164, 177 • Photocopiable resource 49 (Test yourself pairwork activities), p. 176, 225 • Students write a list of their five favourite activities. In groups, they


compare lists. 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 in pairs.

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