Communicative Aims

– Give information about a prepared topic in a series of limited long turns
– Answer questions on a prepared topic and participate in informal discussion, giving more information, facts or details
– Show understanding by responding appropriately to questions
– Make appropriate contributions to conversation with short statements
– Communicate limited information in simple and direct exchanges

Language functions

– Describing frequency

– Expressing likes and dislikes

– Talking about past events

– Talking about future plans and intentions

– Expressing simple comparisons


– Revision of grammar points from Trinity level 3

– Adverbs of frequency

‘Like’ + gerund/infinitive

– Link word ‘but’

– Past simple tense of regular and common irregular verbs

– ‘Going to’ future

– Comparatives and superlatives for adjectives


– Adverbs and adverbial phrases of frequency e.g. often, every day

– School and work

– Hobbies and sports

– Expressions of past time e.g. yesterday, last night

– Shopping

– Holidays

– Food

– Weekend and seasonal activities


– The correct pronunciation of vocabulary specific to the lexical areas listed above

– Appropriate weak forms and intonation in connected speech

– Three different ways of pronouncing ed past tense endings, e.g. played, walked, wanted