Each unit includes MP3 recordings of the photostory, skills text, culture text and dialogue.
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Activities: grammar and vocabulary activities + reading texts and dialogues with karaoke
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Windows: After downloading, double-click the file and then click "Run". A shortcut named "English For You 3" will appear on your desktop. Double-click it to open the activities.
Linux: After downloading, right-click the file and select "Open with 'Wine Program Loader'". Two icons will appear on your desktop. You can trash the "lnk" icon. Double-click the "desktop" icon and then click "Mark as Trusted". The icon will change its name to "English For You 3". Double-click it to open the activities.
Unit 1: The History of Pop
Activity: Choose the five most important moments for you from the History of Pop. Explain why they are significant. Then, add another important moment not on the list, and explain why you chose it.
Unit 2: Traid
Activity: Go to the ‘The Organisation’ section on the right-hand menu, and then click on ‘History’. Read about 'Traid’s Beginnings' and create Traid’s Timeline, from its first day to the present day. Do you know any other organisations like this in your country? Do you think it is a good idea? Why?
Unit 3: Computer Games - Good or Bad?
Activity: Read the four pages on the history and evolution of computer games. Select the three computer games that you like the most and explain them to someone who has never played them. Finally, explain which were your favorites when you were growing up and where you used to play them.
Unit 4: Charlie Chaplin
Activity: Go to the ‘Film’ section. Make a list with Chaplin’s filmography, including title of the movie, year and a summary of the plot. Then select your favourite film and write a short review. Explain why you like the film, rate it and recommend it to your friends.
Unit 5: A Chinese Footballer
Activity: Read the list of world’s weird sports. Choose the one you like the most and explain it to an audience. Invent a league or championship for that sport and explain what you would do to select the world champion.
Unit 6: The Lakandon Tribe
Activity: Select three different Native American Tribes and compare each one of their characteristics (habitat, homes, dress, food, customs, tools, weapons, art, famous Native Americans). Which of them do you think was the most advanced for their time?
Unit 7: Space Hotel
Activity: Read the list of ‘Top 10 Things to Experience in Space’. Choose three of them nd explain why you would like to do them. Would you like to do something else? Why?
Unit 8: The Discovery of Penicilin
Activity: Go to the Nobel Prize categories (Physics, Chemistry, Medicine, Literature, Peace, Economics) and choose one Nobel Prize winner from each section. Explain what he/she did to win the prize, when he/she did it and explain why you think it was an important achievement. Did it change the world? How?
Unit 9: The Green Machine
Activity: Read the history of vending machines. What was the first one in history? When and where were vending machines developed? What did they sell? What happened during the 1940s and 50s? Finally, find three different kinds of vending machines near your home or school and describe them in detail (add pictures if possible). Then, create a fictional vending machine of your choice. What would it sell? Where? What prices would it charge? Do you think it would be a good business?