Unit 6 – Managing Life

This course involves everything related to managing your busy life, from phone calls, to making plans, to organizing your life. You'll analyze clips, listen to audio recordings, post in the student forum, and fill out worksheets.

What You'll Learn

  • How to use will, going to, the present continuous, and the simple present to talk about the future.
  • How to use ought to, have got to, would rather, had better, and going to have to.
  • How to talk about future plans, facts, predictions, and schedules. 
  • How to talk about what's advisable, what's necessary, and what's preferable.
  • How to end phone conversations and use informal expressions to say good-bye. 
  • How to use expressions with make and do.


Clip Time. This means you'll be watching the clips you downloaded. Have the clip bonus vocabulary list ready.

Pause. If I tell you to pause the video, it means you need to write something in your notebook then push play again.

Vocabulary list. Take out the vocabulary list for the unit and spend a few moments studying.

Worksheet. Time to work on the lesson worksheet you downloaded.



There will be blue boxes on many pages with forum tasks. To get the best experience, remember to do these tasks before moving to the next topic.


Every unit has an exam. Some have checkpoint exams to make sure you don't forget earlier units. If you don't pass after 2 times, contact me for help.


If you ever get confused, you can email me or post a question to the unit forum.

Warm Up

How good are you at managing your life? Are you good at...

  • organizing your social life?
  • dealing with problems at work or school?
  • keeping your house neat and organized?


Now that your English muscles are stretched out, let's learn!

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