UNIT 1 Business
Q: What is a good job?
READING 1: The Right Job for You
Reading Skill: Previewing a text
READING 2: The World of Work
Vocabulary Skill: Word forms
Writing Skill: Writing a main idea and supporting sentences
Grammar: Verbs + infinitives (like, want, and need)
Unit Assignment: Write about a job that’s right for you
UNIT 2 Global Studies
Q: Why do people immigrate to other countries?
READING 1: The World in a City
READING 2: Immigrant Stories
Reading Skill: Skimming for the main idea
Vocabulary Skill: Word roots
Writing Skill: Writing compound sentences with but and so
Grammar: Simple past with regular and irregular verbs
Unit Assignment: Write sentences about a place that changed with immigration
UNIT 3 Sociology
Q: Why is vacation important?
READING 1: Vacation Policy
Reading Skill: Reading charts, graphs, and tables
READING 2: Managing Life and Work with Dr. Sanders
Vocabulary Skill: Modifying nouns
Writing Skill: Using correct paragraph structure
Grammar: Sentences with because
Unit Assignment: Write a paragraph giving reasons
UNIT 4 Physiology
Q: What makes you laugh?
READING 1: What is Laughter?
Reading Skill: Identifying the topic sentence in a paragraph
READING 2: Laugh More and Stress Less
Vocabulary Skill: Parts of speech
Writing Skill: Writing a topic sentence
Grammar: Sentences with when
Unit Assignment: Write a paragraph about what makes people laugh
UNIT 5 Sports
Q: How do sports make you feel?
READING 1: A Super Soccer Fan
Reading Skill: Identifying supporting sentences and details
READING 2: The History of Soccer
Vocabulary Skill: The prefix un-
Writing Skill: Writing supporting sentences and details
Grammar: Prepositions of location
Unit Assignment: Write a paragraph about your favorite sport and how it makes you feel
UNIT 6 Ethics
Q: Is it ever OK to lie?
READING 1: The Lies People Tell
Reading Skill: Identifying pronoun referents
READING 2: Honesty and Parenting
Vocabulary Skill: Collocations
Writing Skill: Writing concluding sentences
Grammar: Infinitives of purpose
Unit Assignment: Write an opinion paragraph
UNIT 7 Behavioral Science
Q: How are children and adults different?
READING 1: What Is an Adult?
Reading Skill: Marking the margins
READING 2: Becoming an Adult
Vocabulary Skill: Using the dictionary
Grammar: Clauses with after and after that
Writing Skill: Making a timeline to plan your writing
Unit Assignment: Write a paragraph about important changes in your life
UNIT 8 Psychology
Q: What are you afraid of?
READING 1: A Dangerous World?
Reading Skill: Identifying facts and opinions
READING 2: Can We Trust Our Fears?
Vocabulary Skill: Word families
Writing Skill: Contrasting ideas with however
Grammar: Comparative adjectives
Unit Assignment: Write one or more paragraphs about an unreasonable fear
作者： 李霄翔 曹兰
出版社：北京大学出版社； ( 2018年08月01日 )