General English Level 4 V 3
Information INFORMATION About General English Level 4

What's in this course?

Course Content

Unit 1: The media
Unit 2: Keeping fit
Unit 3: Dreams and plans
Unit 4: What happened?
Unit 5: Art and culture

What will I learn?

Understanding radio news, interviews and weather reports
Understanding newspaper articles and magazine articles and interviews
Reading notices, online entertainment guides and websites
Reading a historical account and an art gallery catalogue
Reading and writing an email
Reading a letter asking for advice and writing a letter giving advice
Reading and writing a personal narrative
Reading and retelling a folk tale
Understanding an anecdote
Explaining and demonstrating a practical skill
Understanding plans and discussions about a trip
Understanding, talking and writing about future plans, hopes and predictions
Describing changed plans
Asking and giving opinions
Describing objects
Describing emotions
Using conversation strategies
Expressing doubts
Talking about ability
Understanding idioms about ability and the body
Intonation in questions
Working with verbs and tenses: present perfect continuous, future continuous, past perfect, zero conditional, second conditional
Working with clauses: relative clauses, non-finite clauses, adverbial clauses of concession and manner, adverbial clauses of place
Direct and indirect speech and reported questions
Forming tag questions in past tenses
The impersonal 'it'

How will I learn?

You will learn through doing Computer Activities and you will have a teacher to help you. You can:

Do exercises on the computer - the computer will mark your work.

How long will it take?

About 10 hours per week for 10 weeks

Ideas to help you

You can start with any unit or any topic, but it is better to start with unit 1, topic 1, then go on to topic 2, and so on.
When you start a topic, do activity 1, then activity 2, then 3 and so on.
To go to the next activity, click on the "Next" button at the bottom of the page.
There are many listening activities in this course. Listen as many times as you want. Always practise saying what you hear.
You can print any page to help you remember.
You can print any page to help you do a quiz activity.
Always do the writing tasks and send them to your teacher. This is good practice.
Read what your classmates write. Write to your classmates and your teacher. This helps you learn English and enjoy your course.
You should learn for about ten hours each week. Try to study each day.
If you have to stop studying, write down the number of the activity. This will help you to find it when you want to start learning again.
Always ask your teacher if you have a problem or don't understand.

How can I go to Level 5?

Study all the lessons
Do all the exercises
Send your writing to your teacher
Take the Progress Test (print only)
Your teacher will tell you if you can go to Level 5

See Your Teacher activities

There are a number of activities in this course that require students to see their teacher for more information about how to do the activity. These activities are all marked with the banner below:

see teacher


See your teacher about how to do this activity

These activities can be:

Writing activities
Group activities

Click here for a list of See Your Teacher activities


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