Unit 1 
Title / Topics: Please call me Chuck.
Introductions and greetings; names and titles; countries and nationalities.

Functions: Introducing yourself; introducing someone; checking information asking about someone; exchanging Personal information.

Grammar: Wh-questions and statements With be; yes/no questions and short answerswith be; contractions; subject pronouns; possessive adjectives

Listening/Pronunciation: Recognizing informal names; listening for personal information. Intonation of clarification questions.

Writing/Reading: Writing questions requesting personal information.

Interchange/Activity: "Getting to know you" : Collecting personal information from classmates.

1 CONVERSATION Introducing yourself
Listen and practice.

Elizabeth: Hello, I’m Elizabeth Mandel.
Chuck: Hi! My name is Charles Chang. But please call me Chuck.
Elizabeth: Nice to meet you, Chuck.You can call me Liz.
Chuck: OK. And what’s your last name again?
Elizabeth: Mandel.
Livro New Interchange 1
A)Match the questions in column A with,the responses in column B. Listen and check. Then practice with a partner. Give your own information.

a) How do you pronounce your last name? ...
b) Excuse me, what’s your first name again?
c) How do you spell your last name? .........
d) What do people call you? .........

1. C-H-A-N-G.
2. It’s Mandel, with the accent on “del.”
3. Well, everyone calls me Chuck.
4. Oh, it’s Amy.

B) Group work. Make a list of names and nicknames for your group. Introduce yourself with your full name. Use the expressions above.
A: Hi! I’m Joseph Block. Please call me Joe.
B: OK, Joe. And what’s your last name again?
A: It’s Block.
New interchange 1 names and titles
A) Use a title with a last name to address someone formally.

Amy, this is my father.
Hello, Mr. Mandel.

Mr. (Single / Married)

Ms. (Single / Married)
Miss (Single)
Mrs. (Married)

Use a first name or nickname without a title to address someone informally.

This is Chuck.
Hi, Chuck.

B)Listen to people talk to Chuck Chang, Elizabeth Mandel, and Amy Kim. Do they address them formally (F) or informally (I)?
1. ..... 2. ..... 3. ..... 4. ..... 5. ..... 6. .....

4 CONVERSATION Introducing someone.
A) Listen and practice.

Tom: Paulo, who is that over there?
Paulo: Oh, that’s my father! And that’s my mother with him.
Tom: I’d like to meet them.

Paulo: Mom and Dad, this is Tom Hayes. Tom, these are my parents.
Tom: Pleased to meet you, Mr. and Mrs.Tavares.
Mrs. Tavares: Nice to meet you, Tom.
Paulo: My parents are here from Brazil. They’re on vacation.
Tom: Oh, where are you from in Brazil?
Mr. Tavares: We’re from Rio.

B) Group work. Take turns introducing a partner to others.

A: Juan, this is Maria. She's from Argentina.
B: Hi, Maria.
New Interchange Grammar Focus
Wh-questions and statements with be

What's your name? ..... My name is Chuck.
Where are you from? ..... I'm from Taiwan.

Who is that? .... His name is Tom.
What's her name? ..... Her name is Amy.
Where is she from? ..... She's from Korea.

Where are you from? ..... We're from the United States.

Who are they? ..... They're Amy's parents.
What are their names? .....Their names are Mr. and Mrs. Kim.
Where are they from? ..... They're from Korea.

I am = I'm
You are = You're
He is = He's
She is = She's
It is = It's
We re = We're
They are = They're
What is = What's

Subject pronouns
he she it

Possessive adjectives

For a list of countries and nationalities, see the appendix at the back of the book.

A) Complete this conversation. Then compare with a partner.
Yoko: Rich, who are the two women over there?
Rich: Oh, ........... names are Lisa and Kate.
Rich: Hi, Kate. This ........... Yoko. ........... from Japan.
Yoko: Hello. Nice to meet you.
Kate: Good to meet you, Yoko.
Lisa: And ........... name ........... Lisa.
Yoko: Hi, Lisa.
Rich: Lisa and Kate ........... from Canada.
Yoko: Oh? Where...........  you from in Canada?
Kate: ........... from Toronto.

B) Complete these questions. Then practice with a partner.
1. A: Who is that?
B: That's Rich.

2. A: ........... ........... he from?
B: He's from Los Angeles.

3. A: ........... ........... his last name?
B: It's Brown.

4. A: ........... ........... the two students over there?
B: Their names are Lisa and Kate.

5. A: ........... ........... they from?
B: They're from Canada.

C)  Group work. Write five questions about your classmates. Then take turns asking and answering your questions.

Who is she?
Where is Su Hee from?

Greetings from Around the World
a handshake
a bow
a kiss on the cheek
a hug
a pat on the back

Talk about the sequestions.
Which greetings are typical in your country?
Can you name a country for each greeting?

7 CONVERSATION Asking about someone
A)Listen and practice.

Sarah: Hi, Tom. How's everything?
Tom: Not bad. How are you?
Sarah: Pretty good, thanks.

Tom: Sarah, this is Paulo. He's from Brazil.
Sarah: Hello, Paulo. Are you on vacation?
Paulo: No, I'm not. I'm a student here.
Sarah: Oh, are you studying English?
Paulo: Well, yes, I am. And engineering, too.
Sarah: Are you and Tom in the same class?
Paulo: No, we aren't. But we're on the same volleyball team.

Class Audio Only
B) Listen to the rest of the conversation. Where is Sarah from?
Yes/No questions and short answers with be

Are you on vacation?  ..... No, I'm not. I'm a student.
Are you a student? ..... Yes, I am.

Is Sarah from the United States? ..... No, she isn't. (No, she's not.) She's from Australia.
Is Sarah from Australia? ..... Yes, she is.

Are you and Tom in the same class? ..... No, we aren't. (No, we're not.) We're on the same volleyball team.
Are you and Tom on the volleyball team? ..... Yes, we are.

Are Mr. and Mrs. Tavares American? ..... No, they aren't. (No, they're not.) They're Brazilian.
Are Mr. and Mrs. Tavares Brazilian? ..... Yes, they are.

A) Complete these conversations. Then practice with a partner.

1. A: ..... you from the United States?
    B: Yes, I ..... . ..... from Chicago.

2. A: ..... Rosa in English 101?
    B: No, she ..... . ..... in English 102.

3. A: ..... you and Monique from France?
    B: Yes, we ..... . ..... from Paris.

B) Pair work.  Read the conversations in Exercises 4 and 7 again. Then answer these questions. For questions you answer "no," give the correct information.

1. Are Tom and Paulo on the baseball team?
2. Are Mr. and Mrs. Tavares on vacation?
3. Are Mr. and Mrs. Tavares from Mexico?
4. Is Paulo from Brazil?
5. Is Paulo on vacation?

Getting to know you
Find out about your classmates. Turn to page IC-2.

C) Group work. Write five questions about your classmates. Then take turns asking and answering your questions.

Are Maria and Su Hee friends?


Class Audio Only
Listen to these conversations and complete the information about each person.
Meeting and Greeting Customs.

How do you think the people in these countries greet each other?
There are many different greeting customs around the world. Here are some.

People usually shake hands when they meet for the first time. When two women first meet, they sometimes give one kiss on the cheek. (They actually "kiss the air".) Women also greet both male and female friends with a kiss. Chilean men give their friends warm abrazos (hugs) or sometimes kiss women on the cheek.

Finns greet each other with a firm handshake. Hugs and kisses are only for close friends and family.

The Philippines
 The everyday greeting for friends is a handshake for both men and women. Men sometimes pat each other on the back. 

Men bow slightly and shake hands to greet each other. Women do not usually shake hands. To address someone with his or her full name, the family name comes first, then the first name.

The United States
People shake hands when they are first introduced. Friends and family members often hug or kiss on the cheek when they see each other. In these situations, men often kiss women but not other men.

A) According to the article, in which country or countries are the following true? Check () the correct boxes.
1. People shake hands every time they meet.
2. Women do not shake hands.
3. Women kiss at the first meeting.
4. Men hug or pat each other on the back.
5. Women kiss male friends.
6. The family name comes first.

B) Pair work. How do these people greet each other in your country?
1. two male friends
2. a male and female friend
3. two strangers
4. two female friends