NASSOS Pre-FCE 30 November 2020


SPEAKING: describe a place at different times of the day. Talk about preferences. Express and support opinion.

READING: understand what a long article is about reading the title and the introduction. Skim-read a long text to get the gist of it.

GRAMMAR: revise and practise using conditionals.

EXAM SKILLS: Reading Part 7.




  • Intro to U4. Ss discuss Qs on p 49 (groups). Encourage the use of L to express preference, and justify it:
    • I prefer going out during daytime to walking around at night as it may be a bit unsafe.
    • I’d rather spend time in the city coz there’s plenty to do while I find the countryside beautiful but rather
    • I like the countryside better than the city. You know, it’s not nearly as noisy and crowded.
  • Speaking and Reading: ex 1-3 p 50. Reading ex 5-6 pp 50-51
  • Grammar: check HW ex 1-3 p 52.
    • Many agricultural workers work long hours.
    • 2. At first sight there didn’t appear to be much damage.
    • We shouldn’t do anything that puts our health at risk
    • She shouted ‘Help’ at the top of her voice
    • Yes, by all means bring Adam to the party.
    • This is by far the most beautiful city I have ever visited.
    • The test took me by surprise. I thought it was next week!
    • Don’t go out without your coat. You might catch a cold.
    • Tickets for the castle are sold at the entrance gate.
    • The shop assistant realised that the customer had tried to pay with a fake debit card.
    • We’d better leave now in case the bus is late


  • HW: CB ex 1, 4, 5 p 53 A language test on Edmodo (U2). Write three examples of the L in speaking above.