In class we studied inverted conditionals. To begin we revised the conditional structures and when we use them, and then looked at the changes we make to create inverted conditional sentences. We then took part in a debate discussing the most influential people in history. We also com pleted the listenings on pages 120-124


Exam tasks 5 and 6 on page 112-115

You have read an online article about changes in the types of subjects taught at secondary schools. The article says that some traditional subjects may no longer be taught at school. The three subjects discussed are mentioned below, along with some of the readers’ comments.

Which subjects may no longer be taught at secondary school?

  • Geography 
  • History
  • Art

‘Art lessons allow kids to explore their creativity.’

‘It’s all about the past. At schools, we need to be focussing on the future.’

‘Why do we need to know the names of rivers and mountains around the world?’

Write an essay discussing TWO of the subjects mentioned above. You should explain whether you think these subjects should continue to be taught at secondary schools, giving reasons to support your answer.

You may, if you wish, make use of the opinions expressed by other readers, but you should use your own words as far as possible.