Unit 6: Away from home

This unit is about going away from home for an adventure. Most adventures, both big and small, need some good preparation. In the last century, good preparation was complicated to do but nowadays, with the Internet, it’s a lot easier.

In this unit you’re going to …

  • listen to what four people did when they went away from home
  • talk about those people’s adventures
  • read and hear about a teenage boy who went missing
  • listen to a report about lost property
  • write an email about something you have lost
  • read about a student’s summer job in a backpackers’ hostel

Language focus: sentences with who and that, I should have done that (but I didn’t), What would you do if …?, how to write longer sentences, asking for help


Your task

Everyday English