Unit 2. Time for Leisure
p. 48, Ex. 1. Listen and read about some British children and match the words in columns to make true sentences.
Lolly is an unusual girl.
David is an excellent pupil.
Tom is sporty.
Luka is popular at school.
Jasmine is a nice girl.
p. 49, Ex. 2. Read again and complete with the children's names.
1. David is very clever.
2. Jasmine has got a very interesting hobby — writing stories.
3. Tom is in the school basketball team.
4. Elizabeth has got a nickname.
5. Luka isn’t a good pupil.
6. David has got a real mini lab.
7. Jasmine is helpful.
8. Luka has got hundreds of CDs.
p. 49, Ex. 3. Work in pairs. Ask and answer.
Who is lazy? — Luka is lazy.
Who is polite? — Jasmine is polite.
Who has got unusual pets? — Lolly has got a lot of unusual pets.
Who is imaginative? — Lolly is very imaginative.
Who is shy? — Jasmine is a bit shy.
Who has got a telescope? — David has got a telescope.
Who is an excellent pupil? — David is an excellent pupil.
p. 51, Ex. 3. Say if it is true or false.
1. F; 2. T; 3. F; 4. T.
p. 52, Ex. 3. Think about what the children can do. Write down as many things as you can. Some children can do a handstand. Some children can swim.
Some children can play the guitar.
Some children can ride a scooter.
Some children can sing and dance.
Some children can run fast.
Some children can write with left hand.
Some children can climb a tree.
Some children can play hockey.
Some children can skate.
Some children can play computer dames.
Some children can ride a bike,
p. 53, Ex. 4. Complete the sentences. Use 'can' or 'can't'.
1. My sister is good at Maths, she can do difficult calculations.
2. We are very strong. We can lift a car.
3. Jessy is bad at Science. She can’t help you with your homework.
Antony is lazy. He can’t help you about the house.
5. My friend likes singing. He can sing hours without a break.
6. Greg and Tom like eating. They can cat 10 hamburgers in twenty minutes.
p. 53, Ex. 6. Write about what you can and what you can’t do.
I can’t write with both hands.
I can dance well.
I can run fast.
I can’t lift a bus.
I can’t drive a tractor.
I can’t speak three languages.
I can make a chocolate cake.
I can count to 1000 in English.
I can climb a tree.
I can name 20 animals in English.
I can run backwards.
I can swim.
I can’t read a book in one day.
p. 55, Ex. 4. Unscramble some more questions Sam wants to ask Pete. Answer them.
1. Do you switch off your mobile phone at school? — No, I don’t.
2. Do you keep other kid’s secrets? — Yes, I do.
3. What do you like doing in your free time? — I like playing tennis.
4. Do you really want to be our friend? — Yes, I do.
p. 55, Ex. 1. Write 5-6 sentences about what your friend is like.
I’d like to write about my friend. Her name is Sonia. She is the best. I always trust her. She hasn’t got a nickname. Sonia is good at English, but she is bad at Maths. She sometimes shares ideas with me. She is kind, friendly and active.
p. 55, ex. 2. Say if the sentences are true or false.
1. Olena is at School Hobby Fair — false.
2. Petro collects stamps and coins — false.
3. Borys makes cartoons — true.
4. His new cartoon is called Pencil Box — false.
5. Cartoon has got 2000 drawings — true.
6. Borys uses his computer — false.
p. 57, Ex. 4. Say what games the children play at the sports grounds and what musical instruments some of them play after classes.
1. The children play volleyball.
2. Mary plays the piano.
3. Nelly and Victor play badminton.
4. My elder sister plays the guitar.
5. Caroline plays basketball.
6. The boys play hockey.
p. 58, Ex. 5. Read, look and guess whose things are these. Explain your choice like in the example.
I think this piano is Peter’s because he is interested in music. I think this tennis racket and a ball are Peter’s because he likes sports. I think these shoes are Peter’s because he likes sports.
I think this dog is Polly’s because she has got a pet. I think this flower is Polly’s because she is interested in gardening. I think these garden tools are Polly’s because she is interested in gardening. I think this palette is Polly’s because she is fond of painting.
p. 59, Ex. 1 (a) Complete the interview with a junior tennis champion.
1. How old are you, Max? — I am twelve.
2. Where do you live? — I live in Kharkiv.
3. Is a champion’s life easy? — No, it isn’t, but I like it.
4. When do you get up? — I get up at about seven.
5. What do you have for breakfast? — I have some cereal and milk.
6. What do you do then? — I go to school.
7. Are you a good pupil? — Yes, I am. But I am not good at History.
8. When do you come home? — At about four. I have a snack and run to the tennis court.
9. Do you play the whole evening? — No, I don’t. I play for two hours.
10. Are you a happy boy? — Yes, I think I am. But I am sometimes lonely.
p. 59, ex. 2a) Make a report about Max.
Max is 12. He lives in Kharkiv. Max is a good pupil, but he don’t good at History. He likes champions. This is his usual day. Max gets up at about seven. He has some cereal and milk, and then he goes to school. At about four boy comes home. He has a snack and runs to the tennis court. Max plays for two hours. He feels happy, but sometimes lonely.
p. 59, Ex. 3. Use the correct verbs and the words below to make sentences.
1. John writes poems.
2. Ann collects teddy bears.
3. Frank plays volleyball.
4. Josh makes bird houses.
5. Tina goes dancing.
6. Bill learns Spanish.
7. Sarah paints portrait.
p. 60, Ex. 2. Put the verbs into correct boxes.
1. Collect: teddy bears, matchboxes, posters
2. Make: a snowman, a bird house, a model boat
3. Play: chess, the piano, football
4. Do: yoga, puzzles, experiments
5. Watch: birds, stars, action films
6. Write: a diary, poems, letters
7. Go: dancing, fishing, climbing
p. 62, Ex. 3. Listen again and talk about Emily. Use the table below.
Emily does aerobics on Tuesday and Thursday.
Emily draws on Monday and Wednesday.
Emily sings on Monday and Wednesday.
She buys bread on Monday.
She practices yoga on Tuesday and Thursday.
She writes on Tuesday and Thursday.
She plays the piano on Friday.
She rides a horse on Friday.
She acts on Friday.
She has a free day on Saturday.
p. 62, Ex. 4. Ian is not so busy. Look and say what he does each day of the week.
Ian plays computer games on Monday. He reads comics on Tuesday.
He rides his bike on Wednesday.
He visits his grandma on Thursday. He watches his favourite TV serial on Friday.
He goes to the cinema on Saturday,
p. 62, Ex. 5. Read and guess the activities. Match them with the correct names from the box.
1. School band.
2. School newspaper.
3. Drama group.
4. Spanish lessons.
6. School choir.
p. 64, Ex. 1. Listen, then put the interview from Emily’s school magazine “Super J” in the right order.
Super J: Hello, Helen. So, you are the winner! Congratulations!
Helen: Thank you.
Super J: You are a real dancer. What dance was it?
Helen: Oh, I don’t know what dance. My own creation.
Super J: It was cool! What form are you in?
Helen: The fifth.
Super J: What kind of music do you like?
Helen: Latino music. And I play the piano, so I love classical music as well.
Super J: Are you in love, Helen?
Helen: Of course, I am. Love gives me the energy to dance.
Super J: Is your prince charming from our school?
Helen: Yes, he is. But it’s a secret. Hush, hush. He doesn’t know it yet.
p. 65, Ex. 2. Do a survey! Ask your classmates and fill in the table.
|Hobby or Sport||Exciting||Fun||Interesting||Dull|
I think that boxing is not so exciting as football and tennis. I think it’s not dull but interesting.
p. 69, Ex. 2. Complete the sentences.
1. At sleep-over parties friends eat and play games in the bedroom.
2. Friends usually go to sleep very late because they tell stories and talk about their friends.
3. My mum is cooking Japanese food because tonight is my birthday party and the theme of the party is Japan.
4. At the theme parties people usually wear clothes to match the theme.
5. Some other kinds of parties are fancy dress parties, funny hat parties and pyjamas parties.
6. At the outdoor parties we usually have picnics in a garden or near the river. We swim or play games.
7. After outdoor parties we sometimes sleep in tents.
p. 69, Ex. 3. Fill in the words from the box
Take a piece of coloured paper and cut a form of a flower. Write the out invitation and glue the coloured flower on it. Put your card into the envelope, blow a balloon and tie it to your invitation. Write a name of a guest on a balloon. Have a good time!
p. 70, Ex. 1. Make up five sentences about your free time.
1. I usually play computer games.
2. I sometimes go to the cinema.
3. I rarely go to the theatre.
4. I never go to the museum.
p. 71, Ex. 3. Look at the table and say what are the most popular ways of spending free time for grown-ups in Britain.
British men rarely visit museums in their free time. They go to the theatre not very often. British men never sew and knit. They often repair houses. British men often read books. They sometimes play sports. British men often listen to music. They go out for a meal and drink very often.
British women rarely visit museums. They go to the theatres, ballet and cinema not very often. They usually sew and knit. They sometimes repair houses. British women often read books. They sometimes play sports. British women often listen to music. They go out for a meal and drink very often.
p. 71, Ex. 1. Listen and read, then answer the questions.
1. It is a surprise party.
2. Nigel’s friends are singing “For he’s a jolly good fellow”.
3. A book “The Amazing World of Animals”.
p. 72, Ex. 2. Say if the sentences are true or false.
1. Nigel’s friends are angry at him — false.
2. Nigel is the youngest winner of the quiz — true.
3. Pink balloons are good for boys — false.
4. Nigel is very happy — true.
5. The present for Nigel is the book “The Dangerous World of Animals” — false.
6. Nigel’s present can help him to prepare for another quiz — true.
p. 73, Ex. 1. Speak on spending free time by different people. Use the word map.
People spend their pastimes in different ways. Some are fond of collecting things. Others like learning things. I am interested in travelling. My friend is keen on making new friends. On weekends my family usually visits places of interest.
p. 77, Ex. 3. Say if the sentences true or false.
1. Alec was bad at English — true.
2. Alec was very good at Computer Studies — false.
3. Hiselder brother gave him good advice— false.
4. Alec found the name of his e-mail friend on a website — true.
5. Helen is Alec’s e-mail friend — true.
6. Alec is very bad at English now — false.
7. Alec shares good tips on how to write e-mail letters — true.
p. 77, Ex. 4. Match and use the right prepositions to make up sentences.
We are good at sport.
He is keen on reading books.
They are fond of speaking English. She is interested in music.
p. 78, Ex. 3. Answer the questions.
1. The mother is worried about the children because they spend much time playing on a computer.
2. Her children played computer games after school yesterday until 9 p.m.
3. No, they didn’t.
4. Leo played on a computer 4 hours.
5. No, they didn’t.
7. Yes, because they love us.
p. 79, Ex. 1. Complete the sentences.
I love visiting museums.
I like reading books.
I am good at singing.
I like going jogging.
I hate playing football.
I don’t like doing exercises. Swimming is OK for me.
p. 81, Ex. 1. Read the e-mail and write your message.
How are you? I’m fine. I’m writing to invite you to my birthday party tomorrow at 5 p. m. at my place.
See you, Taras.
p. 82, Ex. 1. Match and use right prepositions to make up sentences.
1. They are good at History.
2. She is keen on speaking English.
3. We are fond of singing songs.
4. I am interested in playing games.
p. 82, Ex. 2. Fill in the gaps with the words from the box.
Children of our class like to have parties. We write invitations for our guests. Our party always has a theme: a football birthday party, a teddy-bear party or any other. We prepare many interesting things for the party: we blow up balloons, make surprises. There are many games and contests. We vote for the leader of the party. He or she gives prizes to winners .Usually every child gets a small present.
p. 82, Ex. 4. Read the text messages and put them in the correct order.
c) I’m doing music project for school with Monica, Jenny and Hannah. Can you help us, Cathy?
b) Of course. When? Linda
d) Today at 5. My place. Cathy,
a) OK. See you. Linda.
p. 83, Ex. 5. Complete the e-mail with the words from the box.
My friend and I do lots of things. Jane plays tennis. John plays football. I play volleyball but I am not good at it. Do you play a musical instrument? I play the piano. Mark plays the guitar. I’ve got stamps from lots of countries. Harry collects badges. What does Tim do in his free time? Does he play sports? I think he doesn’t. He always watches TV and plays computer games.
p. 85, Ex. 2. Say if it is true or false.
1. One day Winnie-the-Pooh met a donkey — true.
2. The donkey looked very happy — false.
3. It was Pooh’s birthday — false.
4. The donkey wanted to say “thank you” — true.
5. Pooh went home to get Eeyore a present — true.
6. On his way home he met a Rabbit — false.
7. They talked about Piglet’s birthday present — true.
8. Winnie-the-Pooh will give Eeyore a jar of honey — true.
9. Happy friends went to Eeyore’s birthday party — true.
p. 85, Ex. 3. Look at the pictures and tell the story.
One day Winnie-the-Pooh went for a walk in the forest. There he saw his friend Eeyore, the donkey. “Why are you so sad?” asked Pooh. “It’s my birthday today, but I haven’t got any presents,” said Eeyore. Pooh ran home to get Eeyore a present. Near the house he saw Piglet and said him about Eeyore’s birthday. “I’ve got an idea. I shall give him a jar of honey” said Pooh. Piglet decided to give him a red balloon. In the evening, the happy friends went to Eeyore’s birthday party.