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Unit 26: It must be love
Present perfect and past simple

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    Session 1

    3 Activities

    The language of love

    29 Mar 2015

    Love is in the air! We listen to someone who has met the right person. But what does his friend think? Will he get hurt again? And we look at all the useful expressions they use for talking about love and romance.

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    Session 2

    3 Activities

    Present perfect or past simple?

    30 Mar 2015

    Have you ever been in love? When did you meet your boyfriend or girlfriend? When we talk about our life relationships in English, we use both the present perfect and past simple tenses. What’s the difference between these two verb forms? Work on the activities in this session to find out!

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    Session 3

    1 Activity

    The man who robbed a bank for love

    31 Mar 2015

    Some people will do almost anything for love - even break the law. In this session we'll read an article about a man who robbed a bank to pay for an operation for his lover. John Wojtowicz was the subject of the 1975 film Dog Day Afternoon - find out about his story and a new documentary being made.

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    Session 4

    3 Activities

    How was it for you?

    01 Apr 2015

    Have you ever fallen in love? In this session, Ben, Lara, Spike and Stephan talk about their experiences of love - good and bad. Then it's your turn to tell the world!

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    Session 5

    2 Activities

    Drama and the weekly quiz

    02 Apr 2015

    Hear part 6 of our drama, Alice In Wonderland, where Alice meets the Duchess, looks after a baby and talks to a smiling cat. After that, test what you learnt in this Unit with our weekly quiz.