Unit 6. Life At Home

Lesson 1

1. Listen, read and say.
There is a sofa in the living room.
There is an armchair in the living room.
There is a TV set in the living room.
There is a bookcase in the living room.
There is a clock in the living room.
There is a curtain in the living room.
There is a bed in the bedroom.
There is a wardrobe in the bedroom.
There is a computer in the children’s room.
There is a chair in the children’s room.

2. Ask and answer.
Is there a TV set in the living room? — Yes, there is.
Is there a wardrobe in the living room? — No, there isn’t.
Is there a clock in the children’s room? — No, there isn’t.
Is there a sofa in the bedroom? — No, there isn’t.
Is there a bookcase in the living room? — Yes, there is.
Is there a computer in the children’s room? — Yes, there is.
Is there a clock in the bedroom? — No, there isn’t.

3. Listen, read and say.
4. — Where is the picture? — The picture is behind the TV.

4. Agree or disagree.
1. The sofa is next to the door. — No, it isn’t. The sofa is next to the bookcase.
2. The TV set is on the table. — No, it is not.
3. The cat is under the table. — No, it is not. The cat is on the chair.
4. The picture is behind the TV set. — Yes, it is. The picture is behind the TV set.
5. The lamp is above the sofa. — No, it is not. The lamp is on the desk.
6. Two chairs are at the bed. — No, they are not.

5. Write about your living room.
I have got a flat. There is a living room and a bedroom in it. This room is our living room. The sofa is next to the door. There is a bookcase next to the armchair. The TV set is next to the bookcase. Our living room is clean.

Lesson 2

1. Listen, read and say.
There is a fridge in the kitchen. There is a cooker in the kitchen. There is a cupboard in the kitchen. There is a bath in the bathroom. There is a mirror in the bathroom. There is a sink in the bathroom. There is a towel in the bathroom. There is a carpet in the hall. There are stairs in the hall.

2. Ask and answer
2. — Where is the cupboard? — It is next to the cooker.
3. — Where is the cat? — It is next to the table.
4. — Where is the sink? — It is next to the bath.

5. a) Answer the questions.
1. Jane’s pet is cat Rossie.
2. Ann helps Jane to find Rossie.
3. No, Rossie isn’t in the bedroom. Rossie is in the dining room.
4. No, Rossie isn’t in the bathroom. Rossie is in the dining room.
5. She is in the dining room.

Lesson 3

2. Ask and answer.
Group A
1. How many rooms are there upstairs? — There are 3 rooms upstairs: a children’s room, a bedroom and a bathroom.
2. Where is the children’s room? — The children’s room is between the bedroom and the bathroom.
3. Which room is next to the bedroom? — The children’s room is next to the bedroom.
4. Which room is between the bedroom and the bathroom? — The children’s room is between the bedroom and the bathroom.
5. Is there a bathroom upstairs? — Yes, there is a bathroom upstairs.
Group B
1. How many rooms are there downstairs? — There are 4 rooms downstairs: a kitchen, a dining room, a living room and a toilette.
2. Where is the dining room? — The dining room is between the kitchen and the living room.
3. Which room is next to the kitchen? — The dining room is next to the kitchen.
4. Which room is between the kitchen and the living room? — The dining room is between the kitchen and the living room.
5. Is there a toilette downstairs? — Yes, there is a toilette downstairs.

4. Look, read and complete.
There is a kitchen in Jane’s house. It has got one window.
There is a cooker by the wall on the left. The fridge is on the right.
There are two chairs at the table.

5. Project Work. Draw a plan of your house (flat). Write five sentences about it.
There are two rooms in my flat. There is a living room, a bedroom and a kitchen there. There is also a bathroom and a toilette in my flat. The bedroom is next to the living room. The kitchen is next to the hall.

Lesson 4

1. Listen, repeat and order the pictures.
1. an armchair;
2. a drawer;
3. a mirror;
4. a bookcase;
5. curtains;
6. a wardrobe.

2. Look and read. Then describe the picture.
There is a bookcase next to the window. There is a chair behind the table. There is a clock above the bed.

3. a) Find the ten hidden words.
mirror; computer; chair; fridge; window; bookcase; picture; drawer; farm; ham.
b) Look at the picture in Ex. 2. Ask and answer.
Where is the bed? — It’s next to the window.
Where is the window? — It’s between the bed and the bookcase.
Where is the table? — It’s in front of the bookcase.
Where is the chair? — It’s behind the table.
Where is the bookcase? — It’s next to the window.

4. Read and complete.
This room in the flat is mine. It’s not very big, but cosy. There is a window in my room. The table is in front of it. The curtains are white. My bed is at the wall. The clock is above the bed. I have got a computer. It is on the table. My books are in the bookcase. My room is clean. I like it.

5. Write five sentences about your room.
My room is not big but cosy. There is a big window, a table, a bed and a bookcase in my room. There is a big wardrobe in it. My bed is near the wall. The bookcase is next to the window.

Lesson 5

1. Look and say. How many of these things can you find?
0 bed, 14 books, 2 clocks, 4 cats, 1 bookcase, 2 TV sets, 1 computer, 3 armchairs.

3. Talk to Tom.
Tom: Hello again! How are you?
You: Hello, I am fine. And you?

Tom: I’m fine. Tell me, where is your flat?
You: My flat is in Ukraine. And where is your flat?

Tom: My flat is in Washington, D. C. Is your flat very big?
You: No, my flat is not very big. What about your flat?

Tom: My flat is not very big. It has got two bedrooms. What about your flat?
You: There are only two rooms in my flat, a living room and a bedroom. Have you got your bedroom? What is it like?

Tom: My bedroom is big. It’s a nice room. Is your bedroom big? You: I have not got my own bedroom but I hope to have it soon. Tom: That’s interesting. See you soon! Bye!
You: See you! Bye!

5. Write a letter to Tom. Describe your flat (house).
Dear Tom!
Hello! How are you?
I live in Ukraine. It is a big country in Eastern Europe. We speak Ukrainian.
I live in a flat. It is not very big. There are two rooms in my flat. It has got a bedroom and a living room. And there is a kitchen, a bathroom and a toilette in my flat. We also have a small balcony. Please, write me about your flat.
Bye!
Your friend.

Lesson 6

2. Choose and say.
1. I often clean the floor in my room.
2. My sister usually waters the plants.
3. My Mum usually lays the table before dinner.
4. I wash the dishes every day.
5. My father often walks the dog.

3. Complete the sentences.
1. My sister usually waters the plants in the bedroom.
2. We usually feed the cat in the kitchen.
3. We sometimes have dinner in the living room.

4. Read and match.
1. Where do you sleep? b. In the bedroom.
2. Where do you take off your coat? a. In the hall.
3. Where do you wash your hands and face? c. In the bathroom
4. Where does your Mum cook? d. In the kitchen

5. Answer the questions.
1. Is your house (flat) big? — No, it is not. My flat is not big.
2. Do you help your parents about the house? — Yes, I do. Sometimes I help my parents about the house.
3. Do you wash the dishes? — Yes, I do. Sometimes I wash the dishes.
4. What do you usually do? — I usually water the flowers, clean my room and wash the dishes.

Lesson 7

1. Read. Fill in he, his, her, its, she, they.
1. This is Mrs. Brown. She lives in Colchester.
2. Her son’s name is George.
3. He has a wife, Mary and two children, Bill and Pam.
4. They have got a pet dog.
5. Its name is Rex.
6. George and his family live in a big house on Spring Road.
7. They have got a living room, three bedrooms, a kitchen, a bathroom and a hall.

2. Agree or disagree.
1. Mrs. Brown lives in London. — No, she isn’t. She lives in Colchester.
2. Her son George has got a family. — Yes, he has/does. He has got a wife, Mary and two children, Bill and Pam.
3. They have got a dog. — Yes, they have/do. They have got a pet dog.
4. George and his family live in a big flat. — No, they don’t. George and his family live in a big house.
5. They have got a living room, three bedrooms, a kitchen, a bathroom and a hall. — Yes, they have. They have got a living room, three bedrooms, a kitchen, a bathroom and a hall.

3. Choose the correct item. Write.
1. There are curtains on the windows. (A)
2. There is a fridge in the kitchen. (B)
3. I have got many books in the bookcase. (C)

4. Complete the dialogue.
Jane: Welcome to our house!
Kim: Wow! It’s big. How many rooms have you got?
Jane: Five. We have got a living room, a bedroom, a children's room, a kitchen and a bathroom.
Kim: Where is the children’s room?
Jane: It’s upstairs. Come on!

5. Answer the questions.
1. Do you live in a house or a flat? — I live in a flat.
2. How many rooms have you got? — I have got 4 rooms, a living room, a bedroom, a kitchen and a bathroom.
3. What is your favourite room? — My favourite room is a living room, there is a TV set there.
4. What is there in this room? — There is a big sofa and a big TV set there. There are two armchairs and a small table there too.