|Use of English and vocabulary
1.1. Emphasis with inversion.
1.2. Defining and non-defining relative clauses.
1.3. Introductory "it".
1.4. Verb patterns: -ing/infinitive.
1.5. Hypothetical meaning.
1.6. Substitution and ellipsis.
1.7. Verbs patterns with reporting verbs, impersonal reporting verbs.
1.8. Review of narrative tenses.
1.9. Emphasis: cleft sentences with "what".
1.11 Whoever, whatever, etc.
1.12 Participle clauses.
1.13 Linking adverbials.
2. Vocabulary: phrasal verbs, collocations, idioms, register, word formation.
3. Tasks used in the Cambridge Proficiency examination: Open cloze exercises. word transformation task, gapped sentences, Key-Word transformation, etc.
||1. Reading comprehension tasks such as multiple-choice cloze, open cloze, multiple choice and gapped text (fictional and non-fictional books, non-specialist articles from magazines, newspapers and the internet).
2. Comprehension of fiction and non-fiction books, journals, newspapers, promotional and informational materials.
3. Understanding of written English at word, phrase (phrasal verbs and idiomatic expressions), sentence, paragraph and whole text level.
4. Interpreting textual register, and writer/audience relationship concerning ideas, opinions, suggestions, and attitudes.
5. Understanding cohesion, structure and organization of the text.