Sky High

Sky High 5A Practice Online

Sky High 5A

ISBN 9780230751019

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This course accompanies 'Sky High 5A'. There are 6 units, each matching a student's book unit. There is a review syllabus item every other unit, to match the Learning Check sections. Resources are grouped into 4 categories: Building Grammar, Building Vocabulary, Listening Development and Pronunciation Practice.

Why choose this course?

It will help you...

  • develop language skills for real-life situations
  • practise pronunciation and listening skills
  • improve grammar and vocabulary for everyday use
  • review and reinforce language points covered in class

Key features

  • a special split edition with six units from Sky High 5 Practice Online
  • designed to mirror the structure of Units 1 to 6 of the student’s book
  • focuses on practical language skills for everyday use
  • includes language, grammar and vocabulary exercises
Open full syllabus overview

Syllabus details

  1. Culture
    1. What kind of paintings are they?
    2. Ancient art
    3. Language and culture
    4. Word stress
  2. History and politics
    1. A visit to New York
    2. Contrasting ideas
    3. Connectors: contrast
    4. Native Americans
  3. Heroes and villains
    1. Past tenses
    2. Past tenses
    3. Working at the Tower of London
    4. Common collocations
  4. Language for life: conference-going
    1. Setting up a conference
    2. Conference registration
    3. Conference discussion
    4. Business meals
  5. Living with machines
    1. Mr. Microsoft
    2. Compound nouns
    3. Computer crisis
    4. I couldn't live without it
  6. Genetic engineering
    1. Corporate social responsibility and NGT
    2. Word formation - affixes: wh- words + compounds with ever
    3. Wh- words: what, where, when, etc.
    4. Wh- words: how + adverbs/adjectives
  7. Technology dependence and risks
    1. What do you do online?
    2. PC games
    3. Phrasal verbs
    4. Mixed phrasal verbs
  8. Language for life: technology surveys
    1. Virtual businesses
    2. A company profile
    3. Zodiac car company
    4. "Ideas" meeting memo
  9. Learning check 1
    1. What do you think of computer games?
    2. State-of-play meeting
    3. Position of objects with phrasal verbs
    4. Phrasal verbs
    5. Business news
    6. Funding of projects and companies
    7. The Website Project
  10. The real thing
    1. Adjective word order
    2. Advice/opinion: had better, would rather
    3. Same spelling, different sound
    4. Vowel sounds
    5. Vowel sounds
  11. International and local food
    1. Time for tea
    2. Soup recipe
    3. Possessive 's
    4. 's: is, has, possession
  12. Hollywood versus Bollywood
    1. Indefinite pronouns: use
    2. Indefinite pronouns: some, any, every, no + compounds
    3. Sylvester Stallone
    4. The last movie I saw
  13. Language for life: franchises
    1. Managing expansion
    2. A company profile
    3. Zodiac car company
    4. BEC Vantage Listening Part 1
    5. Work survey
  14. Brothers and sisters
    1. My grandfather
    2. Meeting the parents
    3. Word formation
    4. Word formation - affixes: list of suffixes
  15. All you need is love
    1. The people in the picture
    2. Simple present with future meaning: definite events
    3. Simple present with future meaning: other uses
    4. Stative verbs
  16. Working relations
    1. Humor in the workplace
    2. Colleagues discussing department meetings
    3. -ing form vs. infinitive
    4. -ing forms and infinitives
  17. Language for life: foreign exchanges
    1. Before and after
    2. Adverbs of place: abroad, afloat, home, etc.
    3. Studying English abroad
    4. Prague vs. New York
  18. Learning check 2
    1. Would you like anything to eat?
    2. Make vs. do: M-W
    3. Make vs. do: A-L
    4. Infinitive: with indefinite pronouns
    5. Simple present vs. present progressive vs. present perfect
  19. The history of pop culture
    1. Scissor Sisters
    2. A transatlantic rock star
    3. Dido - now a world-famous singer
  20. Revolutionaries past and present
    1. Past tenses
    2. Past tenses
    3. Narrative tenses contrasted
  21. Viewpoint
    1. Mountains of the world
    2. Definite, indefinite and zero articles
    3. Articles: contrast of all forms
    4. Articles: use of definite article
  22. Language for life: project management
    1. Wonders of the world
    2. Used to vs. simple past
    3. Ancient art
    4. Mysteries: the Nazca Lines
  23. Future shock
    1. The Martians are not coming
    2. Science fiction?
    3. Synonyms - adjectives
  24. The best intentions
    1. The rain will have stopped by then
    2. Will vs. future progressive vs. future perfect
    3. Are you sure you want that new job?
  25. Biosphere
    1. Determiners
    2. Determiners - quantifiers: both ... and, either ... or, neither ... nor
    3. Determiners - quantifiers: No, none/none of, neither of
  26. Language for life: getting involved
    1. Social problems
    2. Who can help me?
    3. Supermarkets save the planet
    4. Being green
  27. Learning check 3
    1. Social issues survey
    2. Where's Toby?
    3. Environmental problems
    4. Environmental advice
  28. Unit 7 is covered in Sky High 5B
  29. Unit 8 is covered in Sky High 5B
  30. Unit 9 is covered in Sky High 5B
  31. Unit 10 is covered in Sky High 5B
  32. Unit 11 is covered in Sky High 5B
  33. Unit 12 is covered in Sky High 5B