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  3. Англійська мова
  4. Карпюк 2021 рік

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p. 4, ex. 2. Do the quiz. Choose the right answer. 

1. The best type of holidays for me is at the seaside, (b)
2. The money for my holidays come from my parents because they pay for everything. (a)
3. The most important thing on holiday for me is to have a lot of fun. (b)
4. When I am on holiday I like walking and swimming, (c)
5. Number one for me is good weather, (a)
6. I enjoy spending time outdoors, (c)
7. On holiday I usually go to the cinema or theatre, (a)
8. If I have some extra money, I like to spend it on shopping, (b)
9. My ideal type of holidays would be with my best friend, (c)
10. I would choose a summer camp for teenagers at the seaside for my next holidays, (b)


p. 6, ex. 3. Look at your answers and find out what kind of a person you are.

Most B answers. I believe holidays should be fun and nothing but fun. I like going out and spending time with my friends.


p. 6, ex. 4. Match the words with their definitions.

b1 accommodation — place to stay (hotel, campsite, youth hostel, bed and breakfast place).
d2 book — reserve accommodation, a ticket, etc.
a3 local dishes — typical food eaten in some place or in a certain region.
c4 sightseeing — visiting places of interest as a tourist.


p. 7, ex. 5. Look at the quiz and find the words for:

1. something you buy to remind of a place where you spend your holiday — souvenir.
2. places away from your own country — accommodation.
3. visiting places of interest as a tourist — sightseeing.


р. 7, ex. 7. Sort out the words from task 6 in your notebook

Type of place

Activities Activities
a big city water skiing hiking
the mountains swimming photographing
the countryside dancing cycling
the beach fishing volleyball
a seaside resort windsurfing tennis
  camping diving
  visiting museums writing postcards


p. 8, ex. 1. a) Match the sentences to the tenses below.

Are you doing anything at the moment? — Present Continuous. Jim has already done lots of work today. — Present Perfect.
Bill never does anything. — Present Simple.
b) Complete the rules with the words from the box.
We Use the Present Continuous Tense for something that is happening at the moment.
We use the Present Simple Tense for something that happens regularly. We use the Present Perfect Tense for something in the past which tells us something about the present.
c) Make up your own sentences using the tense forms above.
My family and I have breakfast at 7 o'clock every morning.
She is reading an interesting book now.
They have already washed up and cleaned the room.


p. 8, ex. 2. Copy the table and identify different forms of English present tenses. Fill in the gaps.

English Present tenses

Questions Positive answers Negative answers
Present Continuous Is he still watching Titanic? Yes, he is. No, he isn’t.
Present Simple Do you sometimes go to the cinema? Yes, I do. No. I don t.
Present Perfect Have you already seen Titanic? Oh, yes, I have. And I’m quite impressed by it. No, I haven't.


р. 9. ex. 3. Revise the English grammar rules you learnt in English lessons last year. Check your knowledge by doing the following Grammar Quiz.

1. Which of the present tenses do English speakers usually use when they describe an activity which is in the progress at the moment? b) Present Continuous
2. Which of the present tenses is used to describe a regularly repeated action? a) Present Simple
3. Which of the present tenses describes an action that happened at an indefinite time before the present? c) Present Perfect
4. Which of the present tenses is used to describe something that is generally true? a) Present Simple
5. Which of the tenses should be used to describe thoughts and states with the focus on them and not on the activities? a) Present Simple
6. Which of the tenses is usually used with such adverbs as "so far", "up to now", "already", "yet", "just"? c) Present Perfect


p. 10, ex. 4. a) Match these sentences to the tenses below.

Pete put his books away on the bookshelf. (Past Simple). She had put the medicine on its place before Tim asked her for it. (Past Perfect).
b) Complete these rules
We use the Past Simple for a past action. We use the Past Perfect for an action which happened before a definite time in the past.
c) Make up your own sentences using the tense forms above.
I had already done my homework before my mother came home. (Past Perfect). I came home and washed my hands. (Past Simple).


p. 10, ex. 5. Group up the sentences into the following columns.

Past Perfect Tense. 1. I had read the book before she came. 5. Had he arrived before the snow began?
Past Simple Tense. 2. He never did it. 3. My family went to the seaside last summer. 4. She didn’t put her hat on. 6. When did you feed the parrot?


p. 11, ex. 6. Сomplete the text with Past Simple of the verbs in brackets.

a) What did Jack do yesterday morning?
Jack slept until 6. 30 a. m. He got up at 7. First, he read his school timetable and put his books in the bag. Then he drank a glass of warm milk and ate some toast with jam and butter. After that, he cut two slices of bread and made a sandwich. Before he left the house, he had fed his dog. He met his friend Larry at the bus stop. They went to school together.
b) What did he do after school yesterday? He came home at 4 pm. He threw his books in the corner and went to the kitchen. He found some pizza in the fridge and ate it. Then he took his dog to the park. They ran around for a while. They saw some other kids and dogs in the park. They had fun. On the way home, Jack bought some dog food in the pet shop.


p. 11, ex. 7. Read and say which action was the first and which one was the second.

1. Nick found (the second action) the key that he had lost (the first action) last week.
2. They had spoken (the first action) to him before they went (the second action) home.
3. After he had sold (the first action) his car, he bought (the second action) a new one.
4. She showed (the second action) us the pictures she had taken (the first action).
5. The house was (the second action) very quiet because everybody had gone (the first action) to sleep.
6. After she had brushed (the first action) her teeth, she went (the second action) to bed.


p. 11, ex. 8. Tell the class what you had done by 9 o'clock yesterday morning.

1. I had woken up by 9 o’clock yesterday.
2. I had made my bed by 9 o’clock yesterday.
3. I had brushed my teeth and washed my face by 9 o’clock yesterday.
4. I had taken a shower by 9 o’clock yesterday.
5. I had had my breakfast by 9 o’clock yesterday.
6. I had said «Good morning» to my mum by 9 o’clock yesterday.
7. I had done morning exercises by 9 o’clock yesterday.


p. 12, ex. 1. Discuss with a partner.

People go on holidays because they want to have a rest, visit different countries, meet new people and have fun.
Some people pack loads of things when they go on holidays because they like comfort and want to have everything they need with them.
Some people like camping because they like nature, fresh air and quiet places.
Some people never travel by plane because it is dangerous and expensive. Some people enjoy going on holiday alone because they want to have some rest from their relatives and friends or they want to meet new people.


p. 12, ex. 2. Tell your friend about your summer holidays.

Last summer I was in the country. I stayed with my grandparents. I stayed there for 2 months. I had a rest and helped my grandparents. I went swimming and fishing but did not go diving and wind surfing. I went dancing but did not go hiking. I played football, volleyball and cards but I did not play tennis. I took a lot of photographs. I sunbathed but did not visit any museums. I did not write postcards but I met some new people and made new friends. The unusual thing that happened to me was a new friend who I made.


p. 13, ex. 3. Report back to the class what you remember about your friend’s holidays.

My friend went to the country last summer. He stayed with his grandparents for 2 months. He had a rest and helped his grandparents. He went swimming and fishing but did not go diving and wind surfing. He went dancing but did not go hiking. He played football, volleyball and cards but He did not play tennis. He took a lot of photographs. He sunbathed but did not visit any museums. He did not write postcards but he met some new people and made new friends. The unusual thing that happened to him was a new friend who he made.


p. 14, ex. 1. Imagine that you have decided to study English at a language school during your summer holidays. Copy and complete the parts of the application form below.

Personal information

Please, write 4-5 sentences about yourself, your interests and activities. I am active and energetic. I like outdoor activities, meeting new people and spending time with my friends. I enjoy reading and searching the Internet for something new and interesting. I am sociable and open-hearted. I always help my friends when they are in need.
Academic information Current level of English — beginner.
Where do you study English? — at school.
How long have you studied English? — for 7 years.
How many lessons a week? — 2 lessons a week.
Do you have any special reasons for learning English? — Yes, I do. I want to find new friends and it is important for my future career.
Why do you want to improve your English? — I want to improve my English because it is one of the most important subjects nowadays.
Have you ever been to a language school before? — No.
If yes, name the school — ... .


p. 14, ex. 3. Match the expressions with their definitions.

keep in touch — a write, communicate;
it’s not my cup of tea — b I don’t like it;
hangout — c spend a lot of time;
cool — d great;
chat — e talk in a friendly way.


p. 15, ex. 2. Write a paragraph about your success in learning English. Use some of the phrases below.

I think that I have achieved some success in learning English. First of all, I have improved some skills, listening, speaking and writing. The hardest thing for me is speaking because 1 do not have enough speaking practice. I don’t have any problems with reading and I think it is not very difficult. I spend a lot of time listening to English songs. I try very hard to understand native speakers. I'm getting good at writing. I’m OK with writing school essays and other tasks. 1 like improving my English skills. I like listening the best because it is very useful and helps me with learning English.

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