Welcome to level 3 of the step-by-step core course! This level is aimed at beginners (CEFR level A1+), with more of a focus on grammar – particularly the present continuous tense and future tense. Students will also build their confidence using more extended and complex sentences. Each lesson is designed for 25-30 minute classes, and comes with lesson previews, workbooks and flashcards.
Unit 1: My town
This unit teaches words for places in town, as well as prepositions of place and giving directions.
Unit 3: Weather + clothes
This unit introduces the present continuous tense, contrasting it with the present simple.
Unit 4: School activities
This unit consolidates students’ understanding of the present continuous tense.
Unit 5: Hobbies
This unit continues exploring the present continuous tense, in the context of hobbies.
Unit 7: Eating out
This unit focuses on how to order food and quantifiers for countable / uncountable nouns.
Unit 8: Study abroad
This unit introduces the future simple tense and using connectives to extend sentences.
Unit 9: Jobs
This unit discusses job plans and focuses on the simple future tense.
Unit 10: Travel
This unit focuses on making future plans using “going to” and “will”, with a travel theme.