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BELC Standard Level - Contents

 

Unit / Contents OBJECTIVES
Students should be able to:
GRAMMAR / LISTENING /
SOUND WORK
SKILLS / RESOURCE
ACTIVITIES / WRITING
1. Work and      leisure
  • Discuss about work and leisure activities
  • Talk about people's ambitions
  • Use words for talking about jobs
  • Say days, months and dates in English
  • Present simple
  • Adverbs and expressions of frequency
  • Days, months, dates
  • Leisure activities
  • Telephoning
  • Making interviews
  • Writing: e-mail
2. Sales
  • Discuss shopping online
  • Negotiate and reach an agreement
  • Use words and expressions for talking about buying and selling
  • Present a product
  • Can/can't
  • There is/there are
  • Past simple
  • Past time references
  • should/ would
  • Connected speech
  • Negotiating
  • Presenting a product
  • Further e-mail writing
  • Choosing a product or a service.
3. Companies
  • Master and apply company terminology
  • Use stresses and intonations
  • Present a company to clients
  • Use the present tenses correctly
  • Prepare an investment plan
  • Discuss the types of companies
  • Present tenses
  • Negatives and questions
  • Present Simple and Present Continuous
  • Connected speech
  • An informal e-mail
  • Linkers
  • Writing a proposal documen
  • Presenting your company
  • usiness cards and company profile
4. Markets
  • Create a new product
  • Have a wide knowledge about the type of markets
  • Participate in discussions
  • hold successful meetings
  • Prepare an introduction to a presentation
  • Comparatives
  • Superlatives
  • Much/ a lot, a little/ a bit
  • was and were
  • Marketing a new product
  • Launching a new product
  • Meetings
  • Writing: catalogue description
  • Giving information and Editing
5. Stress
  • Highlight causes of stress at work and at home
  • Talk about gender related qualities
  • Discuss and rank stressful jobs
  • Make and respond to suggestions
  • The present perfect tense
  • Punctuation
  • Past simple and present perfect
  • Stress and intonation
  • Participating in discussions
  • Words about stress in the work place
  • Develop a plan to reduce stress
  • Writing a report
6. The Web
  • have sufficient vocabulary to talk about webs
  • use the internet
  • Organize a conference and make plans for the future
  • Internet terms
  • Time expressions
  • Talking about future plans (present continu­ous and going to) / will
  • Linking sounds
  • Further report writing
  • e-mail
  • Planning a sales trip
  • Writing: e-mail
7. Marketing
  • Discuss ideas about marketing
  • Phone and exchange information
  • Answer an enquiry
  • Use stress to correct information
  • Ask questions
  • Asking questions
  • Connected speech; did you, do you, would you
  • Stressed syllables
  • Word partnership
  • Telephoning: exchanging information
  • Re-launching a product
  • Getting the message right
  • Writing; sales leaflet and company presentation letter
8. Planning
  • Make future plans
  • Use appropriate vocabulary for plans
  • Check and edit information
  • know when to interrupt and clarify in a meeting
  • Plan a radio program
  • An interview with a leading business adviser
  • Talking about future plans: plan; hope; expect; would like; want; going to ; present continuous
  • Meetings: interrupting and clarifying
  • Writing; letter
  • Linkers, time management
  • Editing
  • Checking information
9. Managing     people
  • Use appropriate words informal occasions
  • Know the qualities and skills of a good manager
  • Know the ways we do things; Improve ways of working together
  • Request information
  • Words for talking about management
  • Verbs and prepositions
  • Reported speech
  • Matching sounds
  • Different stresses
  • Socializing and entertainment
  • Young managers
  • aking a message
  • Preparing for report writing
  • Editing
  • Writing: report
10. Conflict
  • to negotiate and avoid conflicts
  • deal with conflicts
  • learn more about conflict management
  • Apply theoretical concepts about conflicts into practice
  • Conditionals: First and Second Conditionals
  • Word building
  • Words for talking about conflict
  • The schwa sound
  • Contractions
  • Rising and falling intonation
  • Socializing
  • Taking a message
  • Business letters
  • Dealing with conflict
  • Quiz on managing conflict
  • Negotiate a solution to a problem with an employee
11. New        Business
  • To deal with numbers
  • Discuss conditions for starting a new business and public-and private- sector companies
  • Learn more about economics
  • Choose a location for a new factory
  • Vowel sounds
  • Linking sounds
  • Stress and intonations
  • Time clauses
  • Economic terms
  • An interview with a consultant to a new business
  • Numbers
  • Linkers
  • Report writing
  • Writing: letter
12. Products
  • Acquire and master words for talking about products
  • Ask questions about a product
  • Present a product
  • Talk about their favorite products
  • Enquire about a product
  • Adjectives for products
  • Passives : present simple/ present continuous/ past simple/ past continuous/ perfect passives
  • Groups of consonants
  • Its, it has, it is
  • Choosing innovative products for sale
  • Presenting a product
  • Asking questions about a product
  • Presenting a product
  • Writing: report
13. Travel
  • Talk about places they know
  • Make bookings and checking arrangements
  • Learn more about travel information
  • Ordering a meal
  • Travel details, letters, numbers, times
  • Can/can't
  • There is/ there are
  • Booking guests into a hotel
  • Socializing and entertainment
  • Writing: e-mail
14. Jobs
  • Talk about the skills you need for a job
  • Write a curriculum vitae
  • Have good interview skills
  • Use the perfect tenses in a conversation
  • Skills and abilities
  • Present perfect
  • Present simple
  • Stress and intonation
  • Choose a candidate for a job
  • Writing: Report and e-mail
  • Letter
15. Cultures
  • Have more information about company cultures
  • Discuss about cultural mistakes
  • Discuss changes in a bank
  • Identify problems and agree on action
  • Company cultures
  • Should/shouldn't
  • Could/would
  • Etiquette at work
  • Collocations and reductions
  • Role plays
  • A change of culture: discussing changes in a bank
  • Identifying problems and agreeing action
  • Writing: action minutes