English Vocabulary in Use. Pre-intermediate, Intermediate

Unit 1.  Learning
Learning and revising with this book.
Keeping a vocabulary notebook.
Using a dictionary.
English language words.
Classroom language.

Unit 2.  Word formation
Noun suffixes.
Adjective suffixes.
Nouns and verbs with the same form.
Compound nouns.
Compound adjectives.

Unit 3.  Phrase building
Collocation (word partners).
Idioms and fixed expressions.
Verb or adjective + preposition.
Preposition + noun.
Apologies, excuses and thanks.
Requests, invitations and suggestions.
Opinions, agreeing and disagreeing.
Likes, preferences and interests.
Frequently asked questions.
Common responses.
Greetings, farewells and special expressions.
Phrasal verbs (1): form and meaning.
Phrasal verbs (2): grammar and style.
Have and have got.
Make, do and take.
Give, keep, break, see.
Leave, catch and let.
Get: uses and expressions.
Go: uses and expressions.
The senses.
Partitives: a bag of..., a bit of...

Unit 4.  Parts of speech (special problems)
Uncountable nouns and plural nouns.
Verbs + -ing form or infinitive.
Verb patterns.
Prepositions: place.
Adverbs: frequency and degree.

Unit 5.  Connecting and linking
Time and sequence.
Addition and contrast.
Similarities, differences, comparisons, exceptions.
Reason, purpose, result and condition.

Unit 6.   The world around us
The physical world.
Animals and insects.
Countries, nationality and language.

Unit 7.  People
The body and what it can do.
Describing people`s appearance.
Describing character.
Human feelings and actions.
Family and friends.
Ages and stages.

Unit 8.  Daily life
Daily routines.
The place where you live.
Around the home (1).
Around the home (2).
Everyday problems.
Health: illness.
Health: physical injuries.
Shops and shopping.
Cooking and restaurants.
City life.
Life in the country.
On the road.

Unit 9.  Work
Work: duties, pay and conditions.
The career ladder.
In the office.
Business and finance.

Unit 10.  Leisure and entertainment
Sport: ball games.
Sport and leisure.
Cinema and theatre.

Unit 11.  Communication and technology
On the phone.
Computers and the Internet.

Unit 12.  Social concerns
Education: school.
Education: university.
Law and order.
Global problems.

Unit 13.   Tourism
Air travel.
Hotels and restaurants.
A sightseeing holiday in the city.
Holidays by the sea.

Unit 14.  Notional concepts
Distance, size and dimension.
Shapes, colours and patterns.

Unit 15.  Varieties of English
Notices and warnings.
Vague language.
Formal and informal English.
Abbreviations and abbreviated words.

Don`t forget to use: Test me (According to all the topics).
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