Підручник Англійська мова 5 клас (5-й рік навчання) - А.М. Несвіт - Генеза 2018 рік

Unit 7. The Place Where I Live

Lesson 8

1. Look and say what exhibits you can see in the museum.

• art work • exhibits • water colours • the exposition • sculptures • ceramics • a plaster copy •

Example: I can see the exposition of artworks in the museum.

2. Read the text about the Museum of History and Arts in Parkhomivka. Open the brackets and put the verbs into the correct tense forms.

I live in the village of Parkhomivka near Kharkiv. This village (1) … (to become)famous in Ukraine and abroad for its Museum of History and Arts. It (2) … (to have)a unique collection of important artwork. People often (3)… (to call) it the ‘mini-Hermitage’because it has artworks of the most famous European artists. This museum (4) … (to appear) thanks to a school history teacher Afanasiy Lunev. He (5) … (to come) to Parkhomivka after World War II and (6) … (to open) a small museum in the school. The interest in the school museum (7) … (to grow) each day. So Lunev(8) … (to expand) his collection. In 1987, the museum (9) …(to become) a department of Kharkiv Art Museum. The pupils of our school often (10) … (to go) on excursions to this museum.

3. Listen, read and act out the dialogue.

It is Friday. The children are in Kharkiv. They are talking about their visit to a museum.

Liz: Are you ready for tomorrow, Alex?

Alex: What are you talking about?

Liz: We are going to the Museum of History and Arts in Parkhomivka. It has more than six thousand exhibits. It is very popular with the tourists.

Alex: Who started this museum?

Liz: A school history teacher Afanasiy Lunev started it.

Alex: Is the museum big or small?

Liz: It is big, nowadays it is a department of Kharkiv Art Museum.

Alex: What time do we have to meet at?

Liz: We have to get to the museum early. So we have to meet at eight o’clock.

Alex: Shall I take my new camera with me?

Liz: Of course! You will take a lot of photos!

Alex: That sounds great!

Conversation Lab

4. a) Work in pairs. Talk with your friend about a place to visit. Discuss the following:

• the place to visit;

• the day and the time;

• the tickets;

• the place to meet;

• things to take with you.

b) Make a dialogue. Use the phrases:

Why don’t we …? Shall we …? How about …? Let’s …?


Where shall we go?

Why don’t we go to Forged Figures Park?

Time for Fun: Vocabulary Revision Game

5. Work in two teams.

a) Make a list of words on the topic “My Native City / Town / Village” in 3 minutes.

b) Take turns to call the words out and write them on the board.

c) Take turns to choose the words from the list and make sentences. Each correct sentence gets a point. The team with the most points is the winner.

6. Write a letter to your English-speaking friend. Tell him / her about the Museum of History and Arts in Parkhomivka.

Start like this:

Dear … ,

Thank you for your letter. In this letter I’d like to tell you about one of the most famous museum in Kharkiv Region … .

Finish with:

Write me soon and inform me about … .


(your name)

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