General English Level 5 V 3
Information INFORMATION About General English Level 5

What's in this course?

Course Content

Unit 1: What's going on in my life?
Unit 2: The world we live in
Unit 3: Be careful!
Unit 4: Crime and punishment
Unit 5: Technology

What will I learn?

Using appropriate social language for special occasions
Expressing feelings, for example pleasure, anger, disappointment and regret
Expressing opinions and taking part in discussions
Listening to discussions and news broadcasts
Reading an editorial
Reading about people's lifestyles and changes in their lives
Writing about your own lifestyle
Reading about, and discussing, crime and criminal acts
Reading about personal safety
Making an emergency call
Asking for information on the telephone and in person
Giving and understanding warnings and advice
Reading about the environment
Describing people and places
Describing a process
Reading and writing about cause and effect
Understanding graphs
Practising intonation in English
Using phrasal, modal and delexical verbs
Using present, present perfect and past passives
Understanding abstract and collective nouns
Using correct word order in complex sentences

How will I learn?

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

Do our Internet lessons.
Do exercises and tests 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 Unit 1, 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 exercise, click on the Next button.
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.
Always do the writing tasks, for example Discussions, writings and surveys. 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.
Ask your teacher if you have a problem or don't understand something.

How can I go to Level 6?

Study all the lessons
Do all the exercises
Send your writing to your teacher
Your teacher will tell you if you can go to Level 6

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:

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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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