A Close Shave™ Video Cassette: VHS PAL

A Close Shave™ Video Cassette: VHS PAL

Format: Paperback

The full-color Student Book features stills from the video and related language exercises.

  • ISBN: 978-0-19-459243-7
  • Price: $ 35.00
  • Pages: 64
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 297x210 mm

The full-color Student Book features stills from the video and related language exercises.

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Key features

  • A special ELT adaptation of the Oscar®-winning animated film, A Close Shave™. The video has a broad appeal that will be a motivating force in any classroom.
  • In this exhilarating and exciting adventure, Wallace and Gromit™ are joined by Wendolene, Shaun the sheep, and Preston the evil cyberdog.
  • The video is organized into six manageable episodes, which present specific grammar points, functional language, and vocabulary.
  • The original dialogue has been simplified, and additional narration gives learners further language input.
  • The video is supported by a Student's Book and a Teacher's Book.

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The full-color Student Book features stills from the video and related language exercises.

Contents

EPISODE 1: The uninvited guest

Grammar:
Past simple: regular verbs
Present perfect
Something has eaten it!
I, me, my
is / has / 's possessive
can / can't

Transfer:
Breakfast
Meals
What did you have?
What have you eaten?
Vocabulary:
Window cleaning equipment; clothes; a bowl of ... / a pair of ... / a cup of ..., etc.; signs.

EPISODE 2: Love at first sight

Grammar:
Question words
Past simple: irregular verbs
Present perfect: yet
do / did / done
Present continuous (review)
whose? / 's possessive
you / yours
looks + adjective

Transfer:
Names, introductions
What do you like doing in your free time?
like + ing form
Starting a conversation by asking questions
Vocabulary:
Furniture; wordplay; boy, lad, chuck, etc.; things you can knit: clothes.

EPISODE 3: The Knit-O-Matic

Grammar:
going to do / doing / done
Past participles
Present continuous future
going to future
Imperatives
too (= also) / too (late)
much / many
Suggestions: Let's ...

Transfer:
going to for future
Suggestions
Have you (done this) yet?
When did you do it?
When are you going to do it?
Vocabulary:
Sheep; adjectives ending in -ous ; wordplay; invent / inventor/ invention ; action verbs in Past simple (1).

EPISODE 4: Crime and punishment

Grammar:
Imperatives (cont.)
Past continuous
when
will have to for obligation
someone, nothing
Two-word verbs
Past and past participles
so (degree, conclusion)

Transfer:
Past continuous: What were you doing at 9 p.m.?
Vocabulary:
In prison; compound nouns; wordplay; in the country.

EPISODE 5: No escape

Grammar:
Adverbs of movement
Prepositions
Past tense of regular verbs
'll future for offers of help
Comparative adverbs with: any
drop two thousand feet v. a thousand-foot drop

Transfer:
Find the sheep (adverbs of movement, Present continuous)
Offers of help
any faster, etc.
Vocabulary:
The plane; in the factory; opposites; road signs; action verbs in Past simple (2).

EPISODE 6: Gromit to the rescue

Grammar:
Sequence words in Past simple
More past tense verbs
Why don't you ...
looks nasty / happy, etc.
(It is) made of (wool).
Adverbs: faster, harder, closer
start doing

Transfer:
Survey
What's your favourite?
Opinions: likes and dislikes
best, funniest
Vocabulary:
Machinery; action verbs (3); present / past / future

Part of... A Close Shave™

Another hilarious adventure starring Wallace and Gromit™.

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