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

Is school fun for you?

I. Conversation Warm-up

Read the children’s ideas about school and put them in order of importance to you. Say why.

Example: I like to go to school because I learn many new things every day. It’s interesting.

II. Pronunciation Warm-up

Listen to/read «The First of September Chant» and practise the rhythm. Say how you get ready for your first day at school.


III. Grammar Smart

a) Say as many sentences as you can about your last school year. Use the table below.

My friends

• ran around in the classroom

• at the

• drew pictures on the blackboard



• asked a lot of questions

• at the


• wrote tests and dictations


• read interesting story

• after


• went on excursions


Example: My friends ran around in the classroom at the breaktime.

b) In pairs, ask each other about the time in the picture and say what your friend must do at this time.


A: What time is it?

B: It’s seven o’clock in the morning. You must get up.

A: OK.

c) Work in chains and say what you have in your school classroom and ask you friends about it. Use the words from the box.

Example: There are 15 desks in our classroom. How many computers are there in our classroom.


There is … in the classroom.

There are … in the classroom.

How many pupils are there …?

In your class

In your school

desks, boys, girls, pens, books

classrooms (42), teachers (52), windows (72), flowerpots (38), boards (44)

IV. Time to Read

1. Read in pairs. Say why Taras is lucky to study in his new school.


Ann: Hi, Helen. Glad to see you!

Helen: Hi, Ann. Glad to see you, too. This is Taras, a new pupil in our class.

Taras: Hi, Ann. Nice to meet you.

Ann: Welcome to our 5-b class - the friendliest of all classes.

Helen: And the biggest. There are 38 pupils in our class - 20 girls and 18 boys.

Taras: «The more, the merrier», as the proverb goes.

Ann: True, true. Where are you from, Taras? What school did you study at?

Taras: My family moved into your city from Lviv. I went to elementary school at a foreign languages lyceum there.

Ann: So you are good at foreign languages, aren’t you?

Taras: English is one of my favourite subjects.

Helen: Then you are lucky because you’ll study at the humanitarian gymnasium, too. We are all great lovers of English.

Taras: School is fun!

2. Find in the text and say:

• how the children greeted each other;

• how Helen introduced the new friend Taras;

• what the girls said about their class;

• what Taras said about his school in Lviv;

• what the girls said about their school.

V. Time to Communicate

1. Look at the pictures and compare Taras’s first day at school and yours. Say why school is fun for you.


A: Hi, … . Glad … .

B: Hi, …. This is … .

A: Welcome … . Our class is … .

B: And … . There are … boys and … girls in our class. A: What school did you …?

С: I finished … in … .

B: You are … , aren’t you?

C: It’s as … .

A: You are lucky because ….

B: School is fun.

VI. Time to Write

You are in Grade 5 now. Write what interesting things you are going to do at school. Begin with:

• I am … .

• I want ….

• I am going … .

• I think … .

• It is interesting … .

• School is fun because ….

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