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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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English language -- Textbooks for foreign speakers.
English language -- Grammar -- Problems, exercises, etc.