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|. What is the purpose of each letter /email?                          The purpose of the first letter is to invite Sophie...
3. What will they talk about and how long?                     He talk about his style of life and why he decided take tha...
1. We’ll probablysee you in the restaurant.                 2. Do you think she might say ¨yes¨.                 3. I thin...
9. A: I wrote the song myself.                     B: Did you? That’s very creative!                 10. A: I can’t cut th...
3. Complete the second sentence so that it means the same at the first. Use      two to four words.      1. Unless we eat ...
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  1. 1. UNIVERSIDAD CENTROAMERICANA School of Humanities and Communication ForeignLanguage Center Stairway to English Program Level 6My Self-study PortfolioDear Students,By the end of each unit you must submit your portfolio of work carried out during the week.It includes your assigned tasks: written assignment, video exercises, Student’s book andworkbook exercises. This portfolio will be also of great benefit to your systematic learningand practicing of English. Hope you enjoy writing your own portfolio.All the best!Name of the Course STEP  Level 6Student’s Name Roberto Ruiz SalvatierraCourse date May 4, - June 2, 2011My Portfolio Name TETO’S SECOND PORTFOLIOIn yourStudent’sbook: 1. Writing | Exercises 10, 11& 12. P. 53. 10. Read the letters/Emails and answer the questions.Stairway to English Program | Level 6 Page 1
  2. 2. |. What is the purpose of each letter /email? The purpose of the first letter is to invite Sophie at –Gavin’s home to enjoy a party on Saturday 6th.. In the second letter is for invite Mr. Sharp to speak at conference about the entrepreneurs for the new millennium. 2. What type of work do you think Maria Pesaro and Paul Sharp do? I guess that they work in a company or in a program that help micro- company to develop their plan and improve their strategies. 11. Put the words in the box below in the correct place in the how to… box. Write/respond to and invitation Informal: I’m having a party on Saturday 21st June. Inviting Would you like to come? Formal: I am writing to invite you to… How to… I have enclosed /attached a map/programme. More information Can you give confirmation of … Informal: I’d love to come. Accepting Formal: I ambe pleased to attend. Informal: Sorry, I can’t make it because … Refusing Formal: I am afraid I will unable to attend due to … 12. a. You are going to write a letter inviting one of the people in the photos below to give a talk at your school. 1. Who will you choose? Why? I choose Dalai Lama because he is a very interesting man, he is very disciplined with his believe and he always is relax and peaceful, my reason to invited him is that I want to understand better his ideology. 2. When will they come? I think that he never coming here because maybe he never read my letter, I guess that he is a very important person, so that why I thought that.Stairway to English Program | Level 6 Page 2
  3. 3. 3. What will they talk about and how long? He talk about his style of life and why he decided take that life, how he started and perhaps we ask him that if can talk two times around and hour each time, not necessary the same day can be in one week. b. Write the letter. Use the how to … box to help you. Dear Dalai Lama. I’m writing to invite you to speak at our city Managua in Nicaragua, we want to know basic things about you and your life style, because we considerate you like a great person to follow, and we want to educate to kids for they will be a pleasant people. The invitation is for to stay two week here, one for your conference and the other is for to show you a little of our culture, the date of the event is for the two first weeks of October, if you accept we will be pleased to meeting with you. We are waiting for your answer. Sincerely, Roberto Ruiz Salvatierra. 2. Writing | Exercise 13. P. 56. 13. Write an advertisement for and object you want to sell. Give details (price benefit, etc.). A house of your dreams. Only for €50,000. If you buy this house, we give you a travel for the Latin Caribbean coast, a month of vacation in cruiser across the Caribbean’s waters.In your Workbook: 1. Future probability | Exercise 5 P. 27. 5. Write sentences using the prompts. Include the words in brackets.Stairway to English Program | Level 6 Page 3
  4. 4. 1. We’ll probablysee you in the restaurant. 2. Do you think she might say ¨yes¨. 3. I think I’m going to be late for the lesson. 4. You definitely won’t t change money. 5. They’ll certainly ask you for your passport. 6. Wemay not get an answer until tomorrow. 7. I’lldefinitely call her again in the morning. 8. She could arrive at any time. 9. Helga probably won’t go to Russia next year. 10. He might not accept the job he was offered. 11. We probably won’t stay for long. 12. I certainly won’t contact them until I know the answer. 2. Prefixes and Suffixes | Exercise 6 P. 27. 6. use prefixes and suffixes to complete the dialogues. 1. A: How’s your new job? B: Terrible I’m overworked and underpaid. 2. A: I haven’t seen your girlfriend for a long time. How is she? B: I don’t know. She’s my ex-girlfriend now. 3. A: I’m afraid I can’t make the meeting tomorrow. B: That’s not a problem. We can rearrange it. 4. A: Do you get on with your new flat - mate? B: He’s ok, but he’s very messy. 5. A: I paid over £5,000 for the insurance. B: That’s unbelievable! 6. A: I love it here. It’s so quiet. B: Yes is very peaceful. 7. A: Where is Saskia? B: I don’t know is unusual for her to be late. 8. A: This is a table for six people, but we booked for twelve. B: I think there’s been a misunderstanding.Stairway to English Program | Level 6 Page 4
  5. 5. 9. A: I wrote the song myself. B: Did you? That’s very creative! 10. A: I can’t cut this. B: Try this knife. This one is used for cutting meat. 3. Question tags | Exercise 1. P. 34. 1. What would you say to a friend? Complete the sentences using question tag. Use the ideas in the brackets. 1. The sky is black and it’s raining heavily. (horrible day). It’shorrible day isn’t it? 2. Your friend is looking thinner than usual.(not very interesting). You’ve lose weight, don’t you? 3. You are listening to a boring radio show. (not very interesting). This isn’t very interesting, Is it? 4. You think your friend secretly ate your last chocolate. (ate). You ate it, don’t you? 5. You are saying goodbye to a friend who is going travelling. (Write to me). You will write to me won’t you? 6. You are looking for your sunglasses. (see). You haven’t see me, have you? 7. Your friend is at your barbecue. You think she is a vegetarian. (eat meat). You don’t eat meat, do you? 8. You are checking that your friend know how to drive. (can). You can drive, can’t you? 9. You are talking about your first ever teacher. (wonderful). She was wonderful, wasn’t she? 10. You check that your friend still runs regularly. (every day). You still run every day, Don’t you? 4. Modals of obligation / First conditional | Exercise 3. P. 34.Stairway to English Program | Level 6 Page 5
  6. 6. 3. Complete the second sentence so that it means the same at the first. Use two to four words. 1. Unless we eat early there won’t to be any food left. (if). If we don’t eat early, there won’t be any food left. 2. Immediately after you arrive, you will receive a ticket. (as). You will be given a ticket as soon as you arrive. 3. It’s not necessary for us to book a place on the course. (have). We don’t have to book a place on the course. 4. If I drink to much coffee, I’ll be awake all night. (be). I won’t be able to sleep if I drink to much coffee. 5. It’s a good idea to call the office first. (phone). We should phone the office first. 6. Playing ball games is forbidden here. (mustn’t). You mustn’t play ball games here. 7. She can take the test if she wants to, but it isn’t obligatory. (have). She doesn’t have to take the test. 8. He won’t come to the meeting unless it’s really necessary. (come). He’ll come to the meeting if it’s really necessary. 9. You should wash your hands before you eat. (eat). You shouldn’t eat before washing your hands. 10. When I leave university, I’ll go abroad immediately. (soon). I’ll go abroad as soon as I leave university. To be submitted by email on Thursday WednesdayJune 1. 7:00 p.m. the latest.Stairway to English Program | Level 6 Page 6

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