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Kid's Box 4

 

 

Unit Key language Key vocabulary  Additional language Pronunciation Content lessons
Introductory
Unit
Hello there!
greetings, comparative
adjectives, personal
description, definitions,
present simple, adverbs
of frequency, imperatives,
love -ing, want to be,
would like to, have got,
must, before/after
jobs, family, adjectives,
routine activities

 
character names, no time
to lose
the phonemes
/u/,
/ai/, /əυ/, /aυ/, /ei/,

 
 
1
Back to
school
relative clauses with who,
adjectives, present simple,
descriptions, present
continuous question
forms, must, can, What
does x mean?
school, school subjects,
boring, quick, exciting,
busy, careful, diffi cult,
easy, slow, terrible, pottery,
bowl, playground, Four fat
elephants are laughing
at funny photos, Fifteen
dolphins are phoning their
favourite friends
school show, He’s / she’s
called, over there, He’s / she’s
the one … , We measured
mass/volume/length.
the phoneme /f/,
mathematics/
mathematician
measuring quantity and
space, tape measure,
millimetre, centimetre,
metre, millilitre,
centilitre, litre, length,
quarter, shopping bag,
relative clauses with
which
2
Good sports
relative clauses with
where, want to learn to
do (something), want to /
doesn’t want to, mustn’t,
What do we call people
who … ?
, adverbs of
manner
learning to (swim), climb,
sail, rock climbing, climbing
wall, water sports, It means
a place where … , activity
centre, good swimmer, lose,
equipment, well, quickly,
slowly, carefully, badly,
quietly, easily, happily, fall,
verse, chorus, drop, very
(
+ adverb), roller skating,
syllable
How’s she doing?, good at,
bad at, round and round,
over the ground, lots of fun,
up the wall, the tallest
words with one,
two and three
syllables
sports and rules, have
to (obligation), pitcher,
bat, batter, run (n),
fi rst/second/third/fourth
base, arrive, basket,
baseball fi eld, balloon
Review
Units 1 and 2
procedural language
for games, functional
language: offers,
suggestions, openers and
responses
word families      
3
Health
matters
past simple irregular
verbs: affi rmative,
negative, question forms
and short answers,
clauses with because, any
+ noun
What was the matter with
you?, ill, tests, exam, dream,
bowl
I was the first to finish, fish
and chips, diary, health
matters, awake, eye test,
time to stop, take it off,
really tired/difficult, all
night, What was wrong with
(the woman)?, categories,
the most common type, an
average of … , more quickly,
open them out, as big as
… , balloon stretch method,
to test lung capacity, vital
capacity, on each side
the phonemes /e/
and /i/
the human body, bones,
blood, blood group,
blood cell, muscles,
heart, lungs, beat, chest,
pass, layer, tennis court,
breathe, carry, stretch,
diameter, medical check
ups, eye test
4
After school
club
past simple regular verbs:
affi rmative and questions,
spelling of -ed endings,
present simple
after school club, hall, play
chess, school show, a musical,
pirate, kids, ordinal numbers:
first–twentieth, Nobel prize,
medals, Olympic Games,
Mount Everest, the moon

start to do something, vowel,
consonant, playtime, out
of order, repairman, out
of breath, in line, league,
Neverland
consonant clusters,
rhyming words
story genres, atlas,
literature, poem, novel,
play, owl, pussycat,
pea-green, honey, plenty
of money, wrapped up,
five-pound note, author,
theatre, was written,
adventures, actor
Review
Units 3 and 4
procedural language for
games
days of the week, word
families
     
5
Exploring
our world
could/couldn’t: ability
+ short answers,
past simple irregular
verbs, clauses with so,
comparative of two- and
three-syllable adjectives,
possessive and adjectival
pronouns
explorer, expedition, British,
cross, ice, open sea, save,
continent, Natural History
Museum, exhibition, school
trip, polar bear, spider, store,
text message, protect (the
environment)
Sir Earnest Shackleton,
Antarctica, We have to look
after our world, That’s true,
make mistakes, adventure
holidays, brochure, tandem,
insects, birds, reptiles,
amphibians
consonant clusters:
/tr/, /str/, /sp/, /sk/
endangered sea
creatures, ocean life,
endangered, polar bear,
sea turtle, whale, like (the
polar bear), Arctic, type,
fewer fi sh, mammals,
between (x and y),

imperatives, countries,
present simple
6
Modern life

instructions, past simple
irregular verbs
modern life, button,
computer, MP3 player, DVD,
email, mouse, program,
screen, video, the Internet,
click, text, film, music/video
clip, radio, choose, turn it on,
know how to do something,
get up, get dressed, take off,
put on, o’clock, potato, pop
music, plant, erase
Can you show us, please?,
I don’t need any more, works
perfectly well, problem, really
good one, How exciting!,
CCTV, row, real
rhyming words,
photographs,
photography


photographs,
photography and fi lm,
family snaps, the biggest
camera, art photography,
sculpture, landscapes,
history of the cinema,
realism, fi lm and
different genres
Review
Units 5 and 6
procedural language for
games
stay where you are, go back
to where you were,
word
families
     
7
At the zoo
superlative adjectives: the
-est, the most, the best,
the worst
, past simple
regular and irregular
verbs, prepositions: into,
round, out of
cheetah, puppies, kittens,
cubs

Now tell us about … , Let’s
hear it … , five points for each
fact,
baby animals, the most
wanted, semi-breve, crotchet,
quaver, semi-quaver, treble
clef
rhyming words
music and musical
sounds, Mozart,
(musical) notes, compose,
composers, bumble bee,
cuckoo, hum, whole
notes, half notes, quarter
notes, eighth notes,
pitch, octave, English
notation: C, D, E, F, G, A,
B,
comparative adverbs
8
Let's party!
want someone to do
something
, expressions of
quantity, e.g. a bottle of,
preposition: in front of,
superlative adverbs, e.g.
the most quickly/carefully,
past simple
salad, pasta, sandwiches,
soup, jacket potato, (baked)
beans, a bowl of … , a bottle
of … , a cup of … , a glass of
… , fancy dress party, well,
sack race
Can you pass … ?, Could you
put … ?, third place, It’s time
to fl y, The party’s over, Take
me away, arrest, If you are
(hungry between meals), eat
(fruit), more, less
rhyming words,
homophones:
right, write, buy, by,
wear, where, I, eye,
knows, nose, two,
too, ate, eight, new,
knew
food and nutrients,
carbohydrates, vitamins
and minerals, calcium,
protein, fats and
sugars, fuel, energy,
teaspoon, balanced diet,
vegetarian, recipe, oil,
preparation, mix
Review
Units 7 and 8

procedural language
for games
word families      

 

 

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