Підручник Англійська мова 5 клас для спеціалізованих шкіл з поглибленним вивченням англійської мови - Л.В. Калініна - Генеза 2018 рік

Was your summer fun?

I. Conversation Warm-up

Look at the pictures and say what activities you had in summer.

Example: I travelled to Egypt in summer.

II. Pronunciation Warm-up

Listen to/read the «Summer Rap» and practise the sounds /ʌ/, /ɑ:/. Say why summer was fun for you.


Summer was fun -

Summertime rest had begun.

We visited new places

And met new faces;

We played in the park

And made a fire in the dark.

Summer was fun.

Summer was fun!

III. Grammar Smart

a) Look at the pictures and play a chain game as in the example.

Example: A: How did you get to the seaside?

B: By plane. How did you get to the mountains?

C: By train. …?

b) Ask your friend a choice-question about his/her summer as in the example.

Example: to go to the sea - to go to the mountains →

Did you go to the sea or to the mountains?

✵ to watch a film - to read a book;

✵ to play football - to play computer games;

✵ to take part in sport competitions - to take part in a concert;

✵ to swim in the sea - to bathe in the river;

IV. Time to Read

1. Read what children say about their summer holidays. Say whose holiday you liked most. Why?

I went to my granny in summer. She lives in the village in a small house near the river. Nature is so beautiful there. I helped village children to take care of it: we cleaned the river banks and watered the bushes near it. My friends and

I went boating and fishing. Sometimes my granddad taught me to ride horses. I love animals, especially horses. I had some pocket money and bought some sugar for them. I was so excited about my holidays!

My family and I travelled to Turkey. We went sightseeing every day. I saw many interesting museums, monuments and other historical places. I took a lot of pictures and learned much new about their lifestyle. I enjoyed my trip to Turkey but I missed my native Ukraine badly. East or west home is best, you know.

I went to the summer camp near Odesa. It is a very beautiful place at the Black Sea. I made many new friends from different countries there. We had interesting discussions, sea trips and meetings with well-known actors, writers and artists. Besides, Julia is a great lover of healthy food. She taught me how to cook popular Polish vegetable soup. It’s really delicious! I think my mom and dad will like it.

I stayed at home in summer. I read a lot, played computer games and visited my friends. Besides, my cousin Julia from Poland came to us. I showed her our town and we had much fun together.

2. Look at the pictures and describe the children’s summer holidays.

V. Time to Communicate

1. Compare the children’s summer time with your own and say if your summer was fun. Follow the question plan.


1. Where did you spend your holidays?

2. How did you get there?

3. Who did you go with?

4. What did you see and do during your summer holidays?

5. What made a great impression on you?

2. Talk with your friend about your summer holidays. Follow the pattern.


A: I say … , you look …. Where did you …?

B: As for me, I … and … .

A: Did you go there … or …?

В: I went with …. And what about you?

A: I spent my summer holidays … .

B: How did you get to …?

A: We went there by … .

B: Did you …?

A: Sure. I enjoyed ….

VI. Time to Write

You are going to take part in the writing competition «Summer was Fun». Write a description of your summer time.

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