Read for Pleasure

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2. Ask and answer.
Group A. 1. Jane’s favourite lesson is Music.
2. Pupils usually listen to music and sing songs at the Music lessons.
3. Children usually sing songs about nature, family and friends.
Group B. 1. Kim’s favourite lesson is Art.
2. Pupils usually draw and paint pictures in their albums.
3. Kim often draws trees, flowers and butterflies.

3. Talk about your favourite lesson. What do you usually do there? Why do you like this lesson?
My favourite lesson is English. We usually learn new words and read new texts there. I like this lesson because it is very interesting.

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2. Draw a rainbow and name its colours.
Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, dark blue, purple.

3. Say. Do you like to watch the rainbow? When can you see it?
I like to watch the rainbow because it is very beautiful. I can see it after the rain.

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2. Choose and complete.
1. Tommy and his Dad want to plant the trees. (B)
2. First they will go to the shop. (C)
3. Tommy is happy to help his father. (A)
4. The family will have a very nice garden. (C)

3. Ask and answer.
1. Do you help your parents? — Yes, I do. I help my parents.
2. What do you usually do? — I usually dean my room and work in the garden.
3. Do you plant trees in your garden? — Yes, I do. Sometimes I plant trees in our garden.

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2. Choose and complete.
1. Mary is my best friend. (C)
2. She is tall and slim. (B)
3. She has long fair hair (C) and green eyes.
4. We do everything together. (C)

3. Answer the questions.
1. Mary is tall and slim. She has long fair hair and green eyes. She is pretty.
2. They do everything together.
3. Yes, they do. They spend weekends together.
4. At weekends they usually go to the playground with their friends, they like to play hopscotch or hide-and-seek.

4. Talk about your best friend. What does he / she look like? What do you do together?
Egor is my best friend. . He is tall and thin. She has short fair hair and brown eyes. We do everything together. We help each other with our homework and spend our free time together. We also spend weekends together. We play computer games and go to the playground with our friends.

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2. Agree or disagree.
1. It is February. — No, it is not. It is December.
2. It is Christmas time. — Yes, it is. It is Christmas time.
3. Jane and Pete get presents from Santa Claus every year. — No, they do not. Mary and Pete get presents from Santa Claus every year.
4. Last year Jane got a nice doll and a toy dragon. — No, she did not. Last year Mary got a nice doll and a teddy bear.
5. Pete got a teddy bear and a toy car. — No, he did not. Pete got a toy dragon and a robot.
6. This year Jane and Pete want to get roller skates for Christmas. — No, they do not. This year Mary and Pete want to get roller skates for Christmas.

3. Ask and answer.
1. Yes, Mary and Pete love Christmas because they always get presents for Christmas.
2. Last year Mary got a nice doll and a teddy bear and Pete got a toy dragon and a robot for Christmas.
3. This year Mary and Pete want to get roller skates for Christmas.
4. Mum’s idea is to write a letter to Santa.

4. Talk about your Christmas (New Year) presents. What presents did you get last year? What do you want to get next year?
I like New Year very much because I usually get a lot of presents from my parents and grandparents. Last year I got a play station and a lot of sweets. Next year I want to get an iPod.

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2. Choose and complete.
1. On Easter Sunday Mary went to the garden. (C)
2. She went there to look for Easter eggs. (C)
3. An Easter tradition is to paint Easter eggs. (B)

3. Answer the questions.
1. The text is about Easter.
2. Mary took a little basket and went to the garden.
3. The girl asked her Mum about Easter eggs.
4. Her Mum’s answer was that it is an Easter tradition.

4. Talk about Easter. What Easter traditions do you have?
Easter is one of my favourite holidays. We always gather together and'celebrate Easter. We usually paint eggs and bake paskas. It is a very good holiday.

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2. Choose and say.
1. In summer Pavlo usually goes to the seaside with his family. (C)
2. He goes to the beach and watches the sea, the boats and the ships. (C)
3. The boy sometimes makes sandcastles. (B)
4. Pavlo likes to swim in the sea. (A)

3. Answer the questions.
1. In summer Pavlo goes to the seaside.
2. On the beach he watches the sea, the boats and the ships, sometimes he sits on the sand and makes nice sandcastles.
3. Yes, they are. His sandcastles are nice.
4. Yes, he does. The boy likes to swim in the sea because the water is cool.

4. Look at the photos. Talk about your summer holidays at the seaside. When do you go to the seaside? What do you usually do there?
We usually go to the seaside in summer. Usually it is June or July. The weather is always hot. We usually swim in the sea and sunbathe. We eat ice cream on the beach.