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[FOG BASIC (LEVEL 2) Book A=Parts I-VI; Book B=Parts VII-XII] CONTENTS INTRODUCTION PART I THE VERB BE: PRESENT AND PAST INTRODUCING YOURSELF: The First Day of Class UNIT 1 The Present of Be: Statements A magazine article: David Beckham is a soccer player. UNIT 2 The Present of Be: Yes/No Questions A conversation: Am I late for class? UNIT 3 The Past of Be Telephone messages: The party was great. FROM GRAMMAR TO WRITING Capitalization Writing a postcard REVIEW TEST PART II NOUNS, ADJECTIVES, PREPOSITIONS, WH- QUESTIONS UNIT 4 Count Nouns; Proper Nouns Photo captions: This is a photo by Henri Cartier-Bresson. UNIT 5 Descriptive Adjectives An article about cave homes: It is an unusual place. UNIT 6 Prepositions of Place Making an appointment and seeing a doctor: That's between Madison and Fifth Avenues. UNIT 7 Wh- Questions A college art history class: Why is this painting unusual? FROM GRAMMAR TO WRITING Connectors And and But Story about a change in life REVIEW TEST PART III THE SIMPLE PRESENT UNIT 8 The Simple Present: Affirmative and Negative Statements A magazine article about teens and clothes: Yumi and her friends buy the same things. UNIT 9 The Simple Present: Yes/No Questions and Short Answers A roommate questionnaire: Do you study with the TV on? UNIT 10 The Simple Present: Wh-Questions A radio talk show about dreams: What does that mean? FROM GRAMMAR TO WRITING Time Word Connectors: First, Next, After that, Then, Finally Writing about a routine REVIEW TEST PART IV WHEN, WHAT + NOUN; PREPOSITIONS OF TIME; POSSESSIVES; THIS / THAT / THESE / THOSE; ONE / ONES UNIT 11 When, What + Noun; Prepositions of Time; Ordinal Numbers A conversation about school holidays: When is Election Day? UNIT 12 Possessive Nouns and Possessive Adjectives; Questions with Whose A class discussion: Whose composition is this? UNIT 13 This / That / These / Those; Questions with or A conversation about a trip: These are my best photos. UNIT 14 One / Ones / It Conversations of a shopper and salespeople: This one has pockets and that one has a hood. FROM GRAMMAR TO WRITING Punctuation I: The Apostrophe, The Comma, The Period, The Question Mark An invitation to a classmate REVIEW TEST PART V PRESENT PROGRESSIVE; IMPERATIVES; SUGGESTIONS: LET'S , WHY DON'T WE; CAN / CAN'T UNIT 15 The Present Progressive, Affirmative and Negative Statements Events through the years: Yukiko and Hiro Suzuki are visiting Mexico. UNIT 16 The Present Progressive: Yes/No and Wh- Questions A conversation about a TV show: What are you watching? UNIT 17 The Imperative A magazine contest rules: Don't write more than 100 words. UNIT 18 Can/Could An internet article about an amazing bird: He can say almost 1,000 words. UNIT 19 Suggestions and Responses, Let's / Why don't we... Why don't you... A conversation among friends: Let's spend the afternoon at the beach. FROM GRAMMAR TO WRITING Subjects and Verbs Writing about people REVIEW TEST PART VI THE SIMPLE PAST UNIT 20 The Simple Past: Regular Verbs--Affirmative and Negative Statements A postcard from Rio: In the afternoon we climbed Sugarloaf. UNIT 21 The Simple Past: Irregular Verbs--Affirmative and Negative Statements A Chinese folktale: Two days later the horse ran away. UNIT 22 The Simple Past: Yes/No and Wh- Questions Questions and Answers about J.R.R.Tolkien: What did he like to do as a child? FROM GRAMMAR TO WRITING Punctuation II: The Exclamation Point, The Hyphen, Quotation Marks Writing a story from your childhood REVIEW TEST PART VII THERE IS / THERE ARE; PRONOUNS; QUESTIONS WITH HOW MANY UNIT 23 There Is /There are? / Is There...? / Are There...? An advertisement: There are more than 800 stores in the mall. UNIT 24 Subject and Object Pronouns; Direct and Indirect Objects A conversation: I'm teaching her Japanese and she's teaching me Portuguese. UNIT 25 Count/Non-count Nouns; Articles Restaurant reviews: Some desserts were unexciting, but the apple pie was excellent. FROM GRAMMAR TO WRITING Noun-noun constructions Describing a street REVIEW TEST Part VIII REVIEW AND CONTRAST: VERBS AND PRONOUNS UNIT 26 The Simple Present and Present Progressive; How often...? Adverbs and Expressions of Frequency A radio talk show psychologist: How often do you clean your apartment? UNIT 27 Non-Action Verbs A conversation about Bora Bora: It looks like paradise. UNIT 28 Gerunds and Infinitives Careers for different personalities: I like to learn. UNIT 29 Review of the Simple Past Fifteen minutes of fame: You pushed a button and it landed on one of several squares. FROM GRAMMAR TO WRITING Time Markers Describing a day in the life of a friend or relative REVIEW TEST PART IX THE FUTURE UNIT 30 Be Going to for the Future; Future Time Markers Letters to the Editor: This fitness center is going to cost a lot of money. UNIT 31 Will for the Future Predictions for 2050: More people will be vegetarians. UNIT 32 May or Might for Possibility Weather Report: By Thursday the weather may become milder. We might even see some sun. FROM GRAMMAR TO WRITING Time Clauses with When Writing about your life REVIEW TEST PART X NOUNS, QUANTIFIERS, AND PRONOUNS UNIT 33 Questions with Any/Some/How much/ How many; Quantity Expressions Health and Fitness magazine survey: How much time do you exercise each day? UNIT 34 Too Much / Too Many / Too + Adjective Magazine article about the best place to live: It gets too hot in the summer and too cold in the winter. There's too much snow. UNIT 35 Possessives Conversation: Mine has a basket in the front. FROM GRAMMAR TO WRITING A Business Letter Writing a letter to a university REVIEW TEST PART XI MODALS: PERMISSION / REQUESTS; DESIRES; OFFERS; ADVICE; NECESSITY UNIT 36 Can orMay for Permission Different Diets: You can eat any food, but you may not eat more than a certain number of points each day. UNIT 37 Requests, Desires, and Offers: Would You Please...?, I'd like . . . , Would you like ...? Letter to a psychologist: Could you water my plants and walk my dog? UNIT 38 Advice: Should, Shouldn't, Ought to, Had Better, Had Better Not Advice for Business Travelers: You ought to greet and shake hands with everyone. UNIT 39 Necessity: Have to, Don't Have to, Must, Mustn't A college history class: You have to hand it in by the last day of class. FROM GRAMMAR TO WRITING Expressing and Supporting an Opinion Responding to an e-mail REVIEW TEST PART XII COMPARATIVE AND SUPERLATIVE FORMS OF ADJECTIVES; ADVERBS UNIT 40 Comparatives Two U.S. Cities: Portland, Oregon is a little farther from the ocean. UNIT 41 Adverbs of Manner Advice for Public Speaking: In my next speech I spoke slowly and clearly. UNIT 42 Enough; Too/Very; As . . . As; Same / Different A Perfectionist: That one's way too small. UNIT 43 The Superlative Article about Penguins: The penguin is one of the funniest birds and one of the easiest birds to recognize. FROM GRAMMAR TO WRITING The Order of Adjectives Before Nouns Completing a story REVIEW TEST Appendices 1 Map of the World 2 Map of the ed States and Canada 3 Numbers, Temperature, Months, Days, Seasons, Titles 4 Time 5 Parts of the Body; Medical Problems 6 Holidays in the United States and Canada 7 Base Forms and Past-Tense Forms of Common Irregular Verbs 8 Verb Tenses 9 Plural Nouns; Spelling and Pronunciation Rules 10 Possessive Nouns 11 Non-count Nouns and Names of Containers 12 The Definite Article 13 Phrasal Verbs (Two-Word Verbs) 14- Direct and Indirect Objects 15 The Present Progressive: Spelling Rules 16 The Simple Present: Spelling and Pronunciation Rules 17 The Simple Past of Regular Verbs: Spelling and Pronunciation Rules 18 Comparisons with Adjectives and Spelling Rules for Comparative and Superlative Adjectives 19 Modals 20 Pronunciation Table
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