Unit 5. Holidays

Lesson 1

1. Listen. Order the pictures.
1. New Year. 2. Christmas. 3. Easter. 4. Birthday.

3. Agree or disagree.
1. Yes, it is. Dan’s favourite holiday is New Year’s Day.
2. No, they are not. They usually decorate a New Year tree.
3. Yes, you can. You can see bright halls, stars and lights on the New Year tree.
4. Yes, they do. All the children get presents.
5. No, they do not. They dance and sing, watch TV and play games.

4. Ask and answer.
When is your favourite holiday? — My favourite holiday is New Year’s Day. It is in December.

5. Complete the sentences.
1. New Year comes in December.
2. Christmas comes in January.
3. Easter comes in April or May (in spring).
4. My birthday comes in winter.

Lesson 2

3. Agree or disagree.
1. Yes, maybe Ann is at home.
2. No, she hasn’t. Ann has got a birthday.
3. No, it is not. The party is on Thursday afternoon.
4. Yes, it is. Maybe, Ann’s birthday is on Thursday.
5. Yes, she can. Jane can come.

4. Say.
Ann has to send the invitations on Friday.
Ann has to call her friends on Saturday.
Ann has to clean the house and wash up on Tuesday.
Ann has to go to the supermarket and buy some food on Wednesday.
Ann has to open the presents on Thursday.

5. Write these words in the correct order.
1. Ann has to write invitations.
2. She phones her friends.
3. She has to clean the house.
4. Ann likes to open the presents.

Lesson 3

2. a) Read and say for Ann.
Alex: When is your birthday party, Ann?
Ann: It is on 4 November.
Alex: What time does the party start?
Ann: It starts at 3 p. m.
Alex: What time does it finish?
Ann: It finishes at 5 p. m.
Alex: Where is the party?
Ann: The party is in my house.

3. Choose and say. What do the children usually do at the parties?
Ann and Dan usually dance at the party. Alex usually eats cakes at the party. Kim usually sings at the party.

4. Ask and answer.
Does Ann usually eat cakes at the party? — No, she doesn’t.
Does Dan usually dance at the party? — Yes, he does.
Does Alex usually sing at the party? — No, he doesn’t.
Does Alex usually eat cakes at the party? — Yes, he does.
Does Kim usually dance at the party? — No, she doesn’t.
Does Kim usually sing at the party? — Yes, she does.

5. Write an invitation to your birthday party.
Dear Ann,
Welcome to my party!
Day and Date: Saturday, 30 May Time: 2 p.m — 6 p.m.
Place: Central café in the park.

Lesson 4

3. Agree or disagree.
1. Ann has a birthday party every month. — No, she doesn’t. She has a birthday party every year.
2. Ann’s mother makes a birthday cake. — Yes, she does. Ann’s mother makes a birthday cake.
3. Ann’s friends bring books. — No, they don’t. Ann’s friends bring presents and flowers.
4. Ann blows out the candles on the cake. — Yes, she does. Ann blows out the candles on the cake.
5. The children usually sing a "Happy Birthday!" song. — Yes, they do. The children usually sing a "Happy Birthday!" song.

4. Ask and answer.
Do you go to the parties? — Yes, I do. I often go to the parties.
What music do you like? — I like pop music.
Who do you talk to? — I talk to my friends.
Does your friend play games? — Yes, he does. My friend plays games.
When does your friend have a birthday party? — My friend has a birthday party in December.
Does he/she blow out the candles? — Yes, he/she does. He/she blows out the candles.

5. Write about your birthday. Fill in always, usually.
My favourite holiday is my birthday. It is in December. I always get presents. I always blow out the candles. We usually eat cakes. We usually dance and play games. We always sing a "Happy birthday" song.

Lesson 5

1. Listen and match.
It’s a glass cup. It’s an interesting book. It’s a nice doll house. It’s a cotton T-shirt.

2. a) Listen and say.
— What is this? — This is a beautiful blue car.
— What is that? — That is a nice teddy bear.
— What is this? — This is an interesting book.
— What is that? — That is a new doll house.
b) Ask and answer about the things in Exercise 1.
— What is this? — This is a glass cup.
— What is that? — That is an interesting book.
— What is this? — This is a nice doll house.
— What is that? — That is a cotton T-shirt.

4. Complete and read.
Ann has got a T-shirt, a doll house and a cup for her birthday. The cotton T-shirt is nice. It is bright.
The doll house is new and nice. It is pink.
The glass cup is big. It is green. Ann likes her presents.

5. Write about your birthday presents.
I have got a DVD and a book for my birthday. The DVD is new. It is with new computer games. My book is big and interesting. It is nice. I like my presents.

Lesson 6

3. Agree or disagree.
1. New Year and Christmas are in winter. — Yes, they are. New Year and Christmas are in winter.
2. The houses are not beautiful at Christmas. — No, they are not. The houses are beautiful at Christmas.
3. Father Frost and Snow Maiden bring presents to little children. — Yes, they are. Father Frost and Snow Maiden bring presents to little children.
4. The children don’t make postcards for their parents. — No, they don’t. The children make postcards for their parents.

4. Ask and answer.
When do Ukrainian people celebrate New Year and Christmas? Ukrainian people celebrate New Year and Christmas in January. How do they decorate their houses? They decorate their houses with toys, flags and balls.
Who brings presents to little children? Father Frost and Snow Maiden always bring presents to little children.
Do the children make postcards? Yes, they do. The children make postcards for their parents and friends.
What do they wish to their parents and friends? They wish them a Happy New Year and Merry Christmas.

5. Write five sentences.
Ukrainian people celebrate New Year’s Day on the 1st of January. They decorate their houses with toys, flags and balls. Father Frost and Snow Maiden always bring presents to little children. The children make postcards for their parents and friends. They wish them a Happy New Year and Merry Christmas.

Lesson 7

2. Complete the sentences.
1. In Britain and the USA people celebrate Christmas on the 25th of December.
2. They decorate their homes with Christmas trees, toys, flags and lights.
3. Santa Claus brings presents to children.
4. Many families have parties.
5. They dance, sing Christmas songs, play games and have fun.

3. Ask and answer.
2. — Do you decorate a Christmas tree? — Yes, we do.
3. What do you decorate your home with? — We decorate our home with Christmas trees, toys and lights.

4. Look and say.
Alex usually writes invitations for Christmas party.
Alex usually sends invitations for Christmas party to his friends.
Alex usually phones his friends and invites them to Christmas party.
Alex usually cleans the house before Christmas party.
Alex usually buys food for Christmas party in the supermarket.
Alex usually opens the presents after Christmas party.
Alex usually decorates a Christmas tree.

5. Complete with the words from Exercise 4.
1. Tom always decorates a Christmas tree at home.
2. We must clean our houses before the party.
3. Ann usually writes and sends New Year cards to all her friends.
4. Do you often phone your relatives?
5. When does,he open his presents?
6. How much food do you usually buy for the party?

Lesson 8

3. Answer the questions.
3. Where does Dad buy Easter presents? — Dad usually buys Easter presents at the supermarket
4. What does Dan do? — He always cleans the flat before Easter.
5. What do Ann and her grandma do? — Ann and grandma paint Easter eggs and they make an Easter basket.

4. b) Ask and answer.
— How do you celebrate Easter?
— We bake paskas, paint Easter eggs, make an Easter basket and go to the church.

5. Write five sentences about Easter. Use the words: clean, buy, bake, make. Start like this:
We celebrate Easter in spring. We usually clean the house on Thursday, buy a lot of food and presents at the supermarket. On Saturday we bake paskas, paint Easter eggs and make an Easter basket. We go to the church and celebrate Easter with the whole family.

Lesson 9

1. Match the pictures to the sentences.
A Father sometimes goes fishing.
B Bob always feeds the dog.
C Ann always cleans the house.
D Children often dance at the party.
E Granny often works in the garden.
F Mother always cooks dinner.

2. Write negative sentences.
1. Pam does not blow candles on her friend’s birthday.
2. Bob and Jim do not always talk.
3. Sue does not open the presents at Christmas.
4. Alex and Tom do not listen to music every day.

3. Write. Make questions. Use Do or Does.
1. Do you like parties?
2. Does she often play games?
3. Do we always talk to friends?
4. Does she often blow out the candles?

4. Say what you can do at the party.
My party
1. We can sing. 2. We can dance. 3. We can play games. 4. We can have fun.

5. Projeсt Work. Make a poster about your favourite holiday.
My Favourite Holiday
This is a photo of my family. We like New Year very much. My family and I always have a party on this day.
We always decorate a New Year tree. We also buy a lot of food and presents.
I like New Year very much.