Unit 3. Time for Home
p. 88, Ex. 1. Look at Tom's family tree. Answer the questions.
1. Tom has got one brother.
2. Tom has got three uncles.
3. Tom has got six cousins.
4. Tom has got two aunts.
p. 89 Ex. 2. Complete the sentences with the words from the box.
1. Mrs Green is Tom’s grandmother.
2. Julie is Pat’s cousin.
3. Sarah is Mat’s aunt.
4. Diana is Jim’s sister.
5. Martha is Tom’s mother.
6. Julie is Sarah’s daughter.
7. Diana is Mr Peter’s granddaughter.
1. Patrick is Tom’s father.
2. Pat is Mat’s sister.
3. Tom is Martha’s son.
4. Nick is Mrs Green’s grandson.
5. Mr Green is Nick’s grandfather.
6. Jim is Tom’s cousin.
7. Rick is Pat’s uncle.
p. 90, Ex. 1. Name as many jobs as you can.
Teacher, doctor, policeman, fireman, postman, businessman, engineer, architect, builder, driver, musician, artist, actor, designer.
p. 90, Ex. 2. Listen and say if you can hear any job that someone in your family does.
We can hear such jobs as a teacher, a vet, an architect, a secretary, a dentist, a nurse, a postman, a policeman.
p. 91, Ex. 3. Ask and answer in pairs.
1. A postman brings letters.
2. A nurse helps the doctor.
3. A dentist repairs teeth.
4. A secretary works in an office.
5. A teacher teaches at school.
6. A police officer catches burglars.
1. A secretary works in an office.
2. A doctor helps ill people.
3. A dentist repairs teeth.
4. A postman brings letters.
5. A nurse helps the doctor.
6. A teacher teaches at school.
p. 91, ex. 4 Say if it is true (T) or false (F).
1. A nurse helps an architect. — False. — A nurse helps the doctor.
2. A postman works in an office. — False. — A postman brings letters.
3. A teacher catches burglars. — False. — A teacher teaches at school.
4. A TV reporter repairs teeth. — False. — A TV reporter tells people about events on TV.
5. A police officer helps sick animals. — False. — A police officer catches burglars.
6. A secretary teaches children. — False. — A secretary works in an office, makes phone calls and prepares letters.
p. 92, Ex. 1. Read, guess and match the words with their definitions.
1. to compete — d) to try to do everything better than somebody else;
2. an only child — a) a child who has no brothers;
3. a twin — b) somebody, who was born at the same time as his or her brother or sister;
4. to look alike — c) to look like somebody else;
5. similar — e) almost the same,
p. 92, Ex. 3. Read and say if these sentences are true (T) or false (F).
1. T; 2. T; 3. F; 4. F; 5. F.
p. 93, ex. b) Read again and match answers with the sentences from task 3.
a) 4; b) 5; c) 3; d) 1; e) 2.
p. 94, ex. 5. Find sentences or pairs of sentences in the text above which show that…
a) Some twins are really sad when they are in different classes.
b) Twins are close to each other, but that doesn’t mean they are always best friends.
c) As twins grow up, they no longer feel the need to compare themselves with their twin brother or sister.
d) Some twins really look alike but some don’t. Their parents can always say who is who.
e) There are stories about twins who feel each other’s pain and guess what the other twin is thinking.
p. 94, ex. 6. Read and match.
1. They look alike.
2. They are close.
3. They compete with each other.
p. 97, ex. 1. Draw the table with three columns in your notebook. Copy these words in the correct boxes.
1. Places: at school, in the garden, in the street, at home.
2. Jobs: doctor, teacher, dentist, basketball player, policeman.
3. Actions: swimming, studying, watching TV, jumping.
p. 98, ex. 1a) Match words with the pictures.
p. 99, Ex. 3. Read, guess and match.
1. It is small. It is round. It is red. It grows on a tree. — c) cherry
2. It is green and yellow. It grows on a tree. Bears like it. — d) pear
3. It doesn’t grow on a tree. It is small and red. — a) strawberry
4. It doesn’t grow on a tree. It is big and green. — b) watermelon
1. It is red. It is round. We make ketchup from it. — b) tomato
2. They are small. They are round. They are green. — c) peas
3. It has got green leaves. — d) spinach
4. It is long. It is orange. Rabbits like it very much. — a) carrot.
p. 101, ex. 2. Complete the sentences.
1. Lemons, oranges, apples, pears are rich in vitamins.
2. There are vitamins in fruit, vegetables, brown bread and in other food as well.
3. Vitamins are important for our eyes, our skin and our health.
4. We can find minerals in milk, cheese, eggs and in vegetables.
5. Minerals are important for our teeth and bones.
6. Breakfast is the most important meal.
7. Don’t eat crisps and peanuts between your meals.
8. You must drink at least five glasses of water every day.
p. 102, Ex. 5. Say if it is true or false.
1. For English breakfast you can get bacon and eggs, of course — true.
2. They drink tea with lemon — false.
3. Lunch is the main meal for the English — false.
4. They have lunch at about 1 o’clock in the afternoon — true.
5. Your English friend invites you for dinner when his/her parents come home from work — true.
6. English people never have supper— false.
p. 102, Ex. 2 a) Match words with the pictures.
p. 103, ex. 2 b) Listen to find out what Pam and Mia have got for their meals
|Cornflakes with milk and honey||Doesn’t have time for a breakfast|
|Cheese sandwich with brown bread, a carton of yogurt and apple||A big sandwich with a lot of butter and ham, a piece of pie, a carton of cocoa and a candy bar|
|Cooked fish, some vegetables||Fast food, hamburgers and chips, an ice-cream and cola|
p. 107, Ex. 5 Fill in the gaps with 'some' or 'any'.
a) Have you got any brothers or sisters?
b) We don’t need any butter.
c) There are some books on the table.
d) I want some flour because I’m going to bake a cake.
e) Is there any milk in the bottle?
f) We don’t need any eggs.
p. 108, Ex. 3. Complete the dialogue with phrases from (a) to (c).
1. c) 2. b) 3. a)
p. 110, Ex. 1 c) Ask and answer in pairs.
Who is chewing gum?
A Chinese is chewing gum.
Who is having fun?
A Frenchman is having fun.
Who is cooking noodles?
A German is cooking noodles.
Who is baking strudels?
An Australian is baking strudels.
Who is singing a song?
An Italian is singing a song.
Who is singing along?
An American is singing along.
Who is drinking tea?
A lady in England is drinking tea.
Who is thinking of me?
Someone is thinking of me.
p. 112, Ex. 1. Read and match greetings with cards. Then name a holiday for each greeting.
e) Many Happy returns of the day!
b) Will you be my Valentine? Happy Valentine’s Day!
c) Christmas greetings and best wishes for the New Year.
d) Happy Mother’s Day! a) Happy Easter!
p. 133, ex. 3. Say if the sentences are true or false
1. There is a Christmas present from Norway in the center of London every year — true.
2. On Christmas morning people go to the shop to buy presents — false.
3. People buy food and drinks for their parties before Christmas — true.
4. On Christmas Day there is the Queen’s speech on TV — true.
5. People open their Christmas presents after the Queen’s speech — false.
6. For Christmas dinner people eat pizza and cheeseburgers — false.
7. People usually visit their relatives and friends on Boxing Day — true.
p. 115, Ex. 2. Ask and answer in pairs.
1. I usually do my homework in the evening.
2. I usually go to the cinema at weekend.
3. I usually go to the seaside in summer.
4. I usually read a book in the afternoon.
5. I usually play in the park in the morning.
p. 117, ex. 4. Ask and answer in pairs.
1. Before Christmas people make or buy Christmas cards, presents.
2. Shops look festive because there are beautiful Christmas decorations.
3. People decorate Christmas tree with toys, glass balls and lights.
p. 118, ex. 1 Say these dates in words.
the first of January
the ninth of April
the thirty-first of September
the twenty-second of April
the eleventh of July
the seventh of November
the sixth of March
the twenty-third of August
the first of September
the fifteenth of February.
p. 118, ex. 2 a) Match the holiday with their dates and say as in the example.
1. New Year — January 1.
2. Christmas Day — January 7 (or December 25).
3. St. Valentine’s Day — February 14.
4. Easter — April (or May).
5. Victory Day — May 9.
6. Independence Day — August 24 .
7. St. Nicholas’ Day — December 19.
p. 118, Ex. 2 b) Ask and answer in pairs.
1. When is New Year? It is on the 1st of January.
2. When is Christmas Day? It is on the 7th of January.
3. When is St. Valentine’s Day? It is on the 14th of February.
4. When is Easter? It is in April or in May.
5. When is Victory Day? It is on the 9th of May.
6. When is Independence Day? It is on the 24th of August.
7. When is St. Nicholas’ Day? It is on the 19th of December.
p. 119, Ex. 3. Match and copy. Make up your sentences.
1. get together
2. set the table
3. invite your friends
4. play games
5. have a dinner
7. spend time together
p. 120, Ex. 5. Answer the questions.
1. Thanksgiving is an important holiday in America. Families get together and have a big dinner.
2. The Coopers usually invite their friends.
3. The Coopers usually eat roast turkey, corn, pumpkin pie and sweet potatoes.
4. They usually have dinner and spend time together.
p. 120 Ex. 6. Listen again and complete the sentences.
1. flowers 2. special 3. holiday 4. turkey; pie; potatoes.
p. 121, ex. 2. Write a short letter about your favourite holiday. Use the questions.
My favourite holiday is Christmas. We get ready for it beforehand: we decorate our house and cook tasty food. Also, we invite guests. My family usually has supper on Christmas. I like this holiday because it is celebrated worldwide.
p. 123, ex. 3 Answer the questions.
1. Emily’s grandma is talking about past times.
2. They are looking at the family photographs.
3. No, she wasn’t. She was very shy and quiet.
4. No, she didn’t. She had long hair.
5. Yes, she was.
6. She was also afraid of ghosts, thunder and lightning.
7. Emily is afraid of spiders and sharks.
8. Yes, it is.
9. Yes, she did. She had a white cat called Fluffy.
10. She loved all baby animals.
p. 125, Ex. 1. Fill in the gaps with 'was', 'were', 'wasn't', 'weren't'.
1. We were in the History museum on our weekend.
2. Bob was in the swimming pool on Saturday.
3. Were you at school on Sunday?
4. Jane and Liz weren’t in a circus on their weekend, the were in the library.
5. I was at home on my winter holidays.
6. Donna was at winter camp in the mountains.
7. The weather wasn’t fine on the weekend.
p. 126, Ex. 4. Fill in the blanks with 'did' or 'didn't.
1. Did you ride a bike yesterday?
2. I didn’t play with my dolls last evening, I studied Maths.
3. Did Steve go to school last Monday? No, he didn’t.
4. I didn’t walk in the park yesterday. I cleaned my room.
5. My mother didn’t ask me to help her.
6. Did your father work last Saturday? No, he didn’t.
p. 127, ex. 5. Make up negative sentences as in the example.
1. I phoned to my friend yesterday. — I didn’t phone to my friend yesterday.
2. We watched our favourite performance at the theatre last Sunday. — We didn’t watch our favourite performance at the theatre last Sunday.
3. Ron flied the kite yesterday. — Ron didn’t fly the kite yesterday.
4. Paul walked in the park last evening. — Paul didn’t walk in the park last evening.
5. Mark and Jeff played computer games yesterday. — Mark and Jeff didn’t play computer games yesterday.
6. Sam studied his English on Saturday evening. — Sam didn’t study his English on Saturday evening.
p. 127, ex. 6 b) Find out the verbs in the Past Simple.
played, started, watched, helped, washed, watched, visited, phoned.
p. 129, ex. 5. Add some more sentences to the story and write them in your notebook. Start with:
In Copyland people cooked the same food, wrote the same letters, painted the same pictures and collected the same cards.
p. 131, ex. 4. Match to make up true sentences.
Snow White ate a poisonous apple. Little Red Riding Hood met a big bad wolf.
Sleeping Beauty slept for a hundred years.
The Three Little Pigs built a straw house, a twig house and a brick house.
Hansel and Gretel pushed the witch into the oven.
Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall.
Chicken Licken went to see the king.
The Frog Prince asked the girl to kiss him.
p. 135, ex. 2. Answer the questions.
1. The King and the Queen were happy because they had a new baby, Princess Rosamond.
2. The 13th wise woman was angry, because the King forgot to invite her.
3. She had a special gift for the Princess. At the age of sixteen the Princess will prick her finger on a spindle. She will fall asleep for 100 years.
4. One day Princess Rosamond found a small room. An old woman was sitting there. She proposed her to learn to spin and Princess Rosamond pricked her finger.
5. The King and the Queen and every person in the palace fell into a deep sleep.
p. 137, Ex. 2. Answer the questions.
1. The forest was like a big fence made of trees.
2. The peddler told the Prince about Sleeping Beauty.
3. The Prince saw the forest around the palace and inside he saw many people who were sleeping.
4. He found Rosamond in a small room at the top of the palace.
5. The Prince kissed the Princess. She woke up and smiled.
6. The King and the Queen and every person in the palace woke up.