viFunctions / Topics Grammar Vocabulary ConversationstrategiesPronunciationUnit 1The waywe arepages 1–10Talk about people’...
Scope and sequenceviiReasonable demands?Match each person with aparental demand; then listen andcheck your answersFamily a...
viiiFunctions / Topics Grammar Vocabulary ConversationstrategiesPronunciationUnit 7Relationshipspages 65–74Talk about frie...
Scope and sequenceixListening Reading Writing VocabularynotebookFree talkPeople I look forward to seeingFill in the missin...
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  1. 1. viFunctions / Topics Grammar Vocabulary ConversationstrategiesPronunciationUnit 1The waywe arepages 1–10Talk about people’sbehavior andpersonalityDescribe friends andpeople you admireTalk about people’shabitsManner adverbs vs. adjectivesAdverbs before adjectivesand adverbsAdjective prefixesBehavior andpersonalityPersonalqualitiesUse always with acontinuous verb todescribe individualhabitsUse at least to pointout the positive sideof a situationRisingand fallingintonationin questionsgivingalternativesUnit 2Experiencespages 11–20Talk about your secretdreamsDiscuss experiencesyou have and haven’thadPresent perfect statementsPresent perfect and simplepast questions and answersPastparticiples ofirregular verbsKeeping theconversation goingUse responsequestions like Doyou? and Have you?to show interestReduced andunreducedforms of haveUnit 3Wonders ofthe worldpages 21–30Talk about humanwonders like buildingsand structuresDescribe naturalwonders and featuresSuperlativesQuestions with How +adjective . . . ?Buildings andstructuresNaturalfeaturesUse short responseswith really and sureto agree and to showyou are a supportivelistenerUse superlatives foremphasisLinking anddeletion withsuperlativesTouchstone checkpoint Units 1–3 pages 31–32Unit 4Family lifepages 33–42Talk about gripespeople have aboutfamily members andhousehold rulesTalk about yourmemories of growingupVerbs let, make, help, have,get, want, ask, and tellUsed to and wouldTypes offamiliesRelativesand extendedfamilymembersGive opinions withexpressions like Itseems like . . . and Ifyou ask me, . . .Use expressions likeexactly, definitely,and absolutely toagreeReduction ofused toUnit 5Food choicespages 43–52Describe your eatinghabitsTalk about healthyeatingDiscuss different waysto cook and preparefoodReview of countable anduncountable nounsQuantifiers a little, a few, verylittle, and very fewToo, too much, too many, andenoughContainersand quantitiesMethods ofcookingRespond tosuggestions byletting the otherperson decideRefuse offerspolitely withexpressions likeNo, thanks. I’m fine.Stressing newinformationUnit 6Managing lifepages 53–62Talk about thefuture: plans, facts,predictions, andschedulesOffer advice andsolutions to problemsDiscuss phone habitsThe future with will, going to,the present continuous, andthe simple presentUse had better, ought to, andmight want to to say what’sadvisableUse have got to and goingto have to to say what’snecessaryUse would rather to saywhat’s preferableExpressionswith make anddoEnd phoneconversations withexpressions like I’dbetter go, I’ve got togo, and I’ll call youlaterUse informalexpressions likeSee you later toend friendly phoneconversationsReduction ofwant to, you’dbetter, goingto have to,ought to, andhave got toTouchstone checkpoint Units 4–6 pages 63–64Touchstone Level 3 Scope and sequence
  2. 2. Scope and sequenceviiReasonable demands?Match each person with aparental demand; then listen andcheck your answersFamily activitiesListen to three people describetheir memories, and numberthe pictures in order; then listenagain for more informationRhonda’sRamblingsA blogrecounting agirl’s childhoodexperiencesriding in the carwith her brotherWrite a blog about amemory from yourchildhoodUse past and presenttime markersRemember that?Use word webs tolog new vocabularyabout familymembersFamily historiesGroup work: Preparea short history of yourfamily; then presentyour history to thegroupThat sounds good.Listen to conversations, andnumber pictures in order; thenmatch each picture with the bestresponseSnack habitsListen to people talk aboutsnacks, and number thepictures; then listen fordetails to complete a chartPopular snacksaround the worldA magazinearticle about fivepopular snackfoodsWrite a short articleabout a snack food ortraditional dish for atourist pamphletIntroduce exampleswith like, for example,and such asFried bananasLearn new words incombination withother words thatoften go with themDo we have enough forthe party?Group work: Agree withgroup members onwhat to buy for a partyI hope you can come.Listen to three peopleresponding to differentinvitations, and complete a chartWhat should I do with these?Listen to three people discussunwanted items, and identifywhat they do with themGetting rid ofclutterAn article givingideas on ways tomanage clutterand offeringsolutionsto readers’problemsWrite a question abouta personal clutterproblem, and write areply to a classmate’squestionLink ideas with aslong as, provided that,and unlessDo your best!Use a newexpression in asentence; then addanother sentence tomake its meaningclearWho’s going to do what?Group work: Choosean event and prepare alist of all the things youneed to get ready for itTouchstone checkpoint Units 4–6 pages 63–64Listening Reading Writing VocabularynotebookFree talkBest friendsListen to three conversationsabout best friends, and then fillin a chartI didn’t know that!Match each person with a pieceof information; then listen formore information about eachpersonFive things youdidn’t knowabout . . .A magazinearticle withbiographies offour famouspeopleWrite a shortdescription of yourselfLearn usefulexpressions to includein a biography orpersonal profileHappy or sad?Learn new wordsand their oppositesPeople are interesting!Class activity: Askquestions to findclassmates who dointeresting thingsWhat have they done?Listen to three conversationsto identify the main topic; thenchoose the correct response tothree commentsA traveler’s adventuresListen to a conversation abouta traveler’s e-mail, and identifykey information in the pictures;then listen and answer questionsabout the detailsGreetings from theGalápagos andI’m in Athens!Two travel blogsWrite a blogdescribing an excitingexperienceUse adverbslike fortunately,unfortunately, andamazingly to showyour attitude or feelingHave you ever . . . ?Write the three mainforms of differentverbs in chartsCan you believe it? I’venever done that!Group game: Eachperson fills out a chart;then group memberscompare answers andscore pointsWhat do you know?Take a quiz; then listen to a quizshow to check your answersand answer questionsTravel talkListen to a radio interview, andnumber photos in order; thenlisten and answer questionsabout the detailsWorld recordsFascinating factsfrom a book ofworld recordsWrite a paragraphabout a human ornatural wonder in yourcountryAdd information abouta place or thingFrom the mountains tothe seaDraw and label amap to rememberthe vocabulary ofnatural features,buildings, andstructuresThe five greatest wondersGroup work: Chooseand rank your country’sfive greatest wonders;then compare lists withthe classTouchstone checkpoint Units 1–3 pages 31–32
  3. 3. viiiFunctions / Topics Grammar Vocabulary ConversationstrategiesPronunciationUnit 7Relationshipspages 65–74Talk about friendshipsDiscuss datingTalk about relationshipswith neighborsSubject relativeclausesObject relative clausesPhrasal verbsPhrasal verbs,includingexpressions to talkabout relationshipsSoften commentswith expressionslike I think, probably,kind of, and in a wayUse though to give acontrasting ideaStress inphrasal verbsUnit 8What if?pages 75–84Talk about how you wishyour life were differentand whyDiscuss how to dealwith everyday dilemmasUse wish + past formof verb to talk aboutwishes for the presentor futureConditional sentenceswith if clauses aboutimaginary situationsExpressionswith verbs andprepositionsGive advice usingexpressions like If Iwere you . . . , Iwould . . . , and Youmight want to . . .Use expressions withThat would be . . . tocomment on an ideaor suggestionIntonationin longquestionsUnit 9Tech savvy?pages 85–94Discuss gadgets andtechnologyAsk for and offerhelp with technologyproblemsQuestions withinsentencesSeparable phrasalverbs with objectshow to + verb,where to + verb,and what to + verbPhrasal verbs,includingexpressions to talkabout operatingelectronic machinesand gadgetsGive a differentopinionUse expressionslike You know whatI mean? to ask foragreementLink finalconsonantsand initialvowelsTouchstone checkpoint Units 7–9 pages 95–96Unit 10What’s up?pages 97–106Discuss your social lifeTalk about differentkinds of moviesRecommend books,CDs, movies, andshowsPresent perfectcontinuous vs. presentperfectSince, for, and in fordurationAlready, still, and yetwith present perfectKinds of moviesExpressions todescribe typesof moviesAsk for a favorpolitelyUse All right andOK to move theconversation to anew phase or topicand to agree torequestsReduction ofhaveUnit 11Impressionspages 107–116Speculate about peopleand situationsTalk about feelings andreactionsModal verbs must,may, might, can’t, orcould for speculatingAdjectives ending in-ed vs. adjectivesending in -ingFeelings andreactionsShow youunderstand anotherperson’s feelings orsituationUse You see toexplain a situationUse I see to showyou understandLinking anddeletion withmustUnit 12In the newspages 117–126Talk about events in thenewsTalk about extremeweather and naturaldisastersThe simple pastpassiveThe simple pastpassive with by +agentAdverbs with thepassiveExtreme weatherconditionsNatural disastersIntroduce news withexpressions likeDid you hear(about) . . . ?, Guesswhat?, and Youknow what?Use the expressionThe thing is . . . tointroduce issuesBreakingsentencesinto partsTouchstone checkpoint Units 10–12 pages 127–128
  4. 4. Scope and sequenceixListening Reading Writing VocabularynotebookFree talkPeople I look forward to seeingFill in the missing wordsdescribing three people; then listenfor the reasons the speaker likes tosee themGetting back in touchIdentify the people the speakerwants to get back in touch with;then write the reason he lost touchwith themWeb site chaperonesclassmate reunionsA newspaper articleabout a Web sitethat reunites formerclassmatesWrite a short articleabout three friendsand the things youhave in commonUse both, both of us,and neither of us totalk about things incommonMatching upLearn new phrasalverbs by writingother verbs that cango with the particleand other particlesthat can go with thesame verbWhat’s important?Group work:Discuss and agreeon the five mostimportant thingsto consider whenchoosing a lifepartnerA wish for todayIdentify the topics as four peopletalk about their wishes; then writethe reasonsHere’s my advice.Compare the advice that threepeople give; then decide whoseadvice is most helpfulIf I had my life to liveover, . . .An article listingways the writer’slife would bedifferent if it couldbe lived overWrite an article on thechanges you wouldmake if you could livelast year over againUse adverbs ofcertainty inaffirmative andnegative statementsImagine that!Learn prepositionsthat can follow a newverbWhat would you do?Group work:Discuss thequestions abouthypotheticalsituations, andfind out what youhave in commonWhat do you know about theInternet?Answer the questions about theInternet, and then listen to aconversation to check answers;then write more informationThe problem with technologyListen to two people givingopinions, and identify eachperson’s opinions; then agree ordisagree with two opinionsRobbing you blind?A magazine articleabout identify theftand what can bedone to avoid itWrite a short articlegiving dos and don’tsfor keeping personalinformation safePlan your articleOn and offWrite shortconversations abouteveryday situationsto remember newvocabularyTech triviaPair work: Ask andanswer generaltechnologyquestions, andfigure out yourpartner’s scoreTouchstone checkpoint Units 7–9 pages 95–96A small favorMatch four students with thefavor each asks the professor;then decide if you agree with theprofessor’s decisionI’d really recommend it.Listen for details as two friendstalk about a review of a showHome entertainmentA review of a movieand a CDWrite a review of abook, CD, movie, orshowIntroduce contrastingideas with although,even though, andeven ifGreat moviesLink new words andexpressions to thingsyou have recentlydone or seenWho’s been doingwhat?Class activity: Askyour classmatesquestions abouttheir recentactivitiesPeople and situationsMatch four people and theirsituations; then write a responsewith must to eachPeople making a differenceMatch three people and theorganizations they work with; thenwrite what each organization doesA teen heroA magazine articledescribing aninspirational teenWrite a letter to theeditorUse expressions forgiving impressions,reactions, andopinionsHow would you feel?Link new wordsfor feelings to thesituations where youwould experiencethose feelingsWhat on earth arethey doing?Pair work: Look attwo photos, andspeculate aboutwhat is happeningNews updateListen to two news stories, andanswer questionsWhat do they say next?Predict the topic of fourconversations; match theirbeginnings and endings; thenlisten to check your answersA new brand ofjournalism is takingroot in South KoreaA news articleabout a new way ofreporting the newsWrite a report onclass survey resultsabout keeping up withthe newsLearn usefulexpressions forwriting aboutstatisticsForces of natureLearn new words incombination withother words that aretypically used withthemHere’s the news!Pair work: Createshort news reportsabout photosTouchstone checkpoint Units 10–12 pages 127–128