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

Unit 7. The Place Where I Live

Extensive Reading

1. Look and say what kinds of places for living you can see in the pictures. Describe them.

Example: The street is wide in the city.

2. Work in two groups. Read and exchange the information.

Group A reads Part I of the text.

Group B reads Part II of the text.

City Grandmother, Country Grandmother

Part I

I have got two grandmothers. One lives in the city. One lives in the country.

My city grandmother lives in a wide street. There is a small yard in front of her house. There are a lot of cars on the roads and the street is noisy. There is a new cinema and a large supermarket in her neighbourhood. There is also a nice museum. My granny is a curator there. She conducts research based on the collections of the museum and shares that research with public and community through exhibitions and publications.

My city grandmother lives in a block of flats. There are three rooms and a kitchen in her flat. There is a balcony and we like to watch the fireworks displays from it. We also like to have a walk in the park and watch a football match on the stadium.

When I visit my city grandmother in the city, she takes me to the Zoo. We sometimes adopt animals there and donate some money to keep them. We also watch films in the cinema and do the shopping in the supermarket. I like to visit her very much.

At the end of every visit, I give my big hugs to my grandma and say, “I like it here! I’ll be happy to come to your place next weekend.”

Part II

My country grandmother lives in a narrow street. There is a large gate, an apple tree, and a big yard in front of her house. It is a quiet and nice place. There is a big kitchen garden and an orchard near her house. There is also a market place in her neighbourhood.

My country grandmother lives in a private house. It has got two bedrooms, a living-room, a kitchen and a hall. There is also a small patio leading to the garden. My grandmother grows flowers there.

When I visit my country grandmother, she teaches me to grow vegetables. We go to the forest and gather berries and mushrooms there. We ride our bikes to the river together. We feed the chickens and rabbits on the farm. We don't forget about wild animals either. When winter comes, we bring some hay for deer. We also feed the birds in our garden. I like to visit my granny during my weekends very much.

I really don’t know which place I like more: a city or a village. I like them both.

Text Level

3. Read and complete the sentences.

1. Dan’s city grandmother lives in a … .

2. Dan’s country grandmother lives in a … .

3. Dan’s city grandmother has a three-room flat and … .

4. Dan’s country grandmother has her private house and … .

5. When Dan visits his city grandmother they … .

6. When Dan visits his country grandmother they … .

7. At the end of every visit, … .

8. Dan doesn’t know … .

Sentence Level

4. Who or what does each underlined pronoun stand for?

1. Dan’s city grandmother lives in a block of flats. There are three rooms and a kitchen in her flat.

2. When Dan visits his city grandmother in the city, they watch films in the cinema and do the shopping in the supermarket.

3. When Dan visits his city grandmother, she takes Dan to the Zoo.

4. Dan’s country grandmother lives in a private house. It has got two bedrooms.

5. At the end of every visit, Dan gives his big hugs to his grandmas and say, “I like it here! I’ll be happy to come to your place next weekend.”

6. Dan really doesn’t know which place he likes more: a city or a country. He likes them both.

Word Level

5. Put the letters in the correct order to get the names of the places. Match the descriptions to these places.

• sumemu • irrev • kapr • adyr • sumatid • ieacnm •

1. You go there to learn about history, nature and art.

museum

2. You go there to boat or swim.

3. You go there to have a rest.

4. This is the area around a house, usually covered with grass.

5. You go there to watch sport.

6. People go there to watch a film.

6. Choose the correct words to complete the sentences.

1. Myrhorod stands on the banks of the Khorol … .

2. I liked my visit to the … of Folk Arts in Kolomiya best of all.

3. There are a lot of … with trees, flowers, beautiful fountains, and sculptures in Donetsk.

4. There are lots of … in my city.

5. Donbas Arena, is a modern five-star in Donetsk.

6. The children are playing in the back … now.

7. Write six questions to the text of Ex. 2, page 161.

PROJECT WORK

AROUND CITIES AND VILLAGES IN UKRAINE

Aim: To design a poster about one of the cities or villages in Ukraine.

A

In class: Before you design a poster

• Work in pairs or in small groups.

1. Look at Ann and Dan’s poster about the city of Myrhorod. Read Part One. What information about the city have they included into their story?

2. Read Part Two. What places of interest have they described?

B

Out of class: Make a poster

• Work in small groups. Share the roles. Make parts of your poster. Write the description of one of the cities or villages in Ukraine. Write about the following:

Where to go / Why to go / What to do / What to see / When to come

You need:

• a sheet of paper A3;

• glue and scissors;

• some coloured pens.

C:

In class: Use your poster

• Show your poster to your classmates. Give them more information about the city or village you have chosen. Answer the questions.

• Read your classmates’ posters. What city or village did they describe? Is their information interesting?

• Vote for the best poster.

Around Cities and Villages in Ukraine

MYRHOROD

Part I

Where to go / Why to go / What to do

Myrhorod stands on the banks of the Khorol River. It is one of the most wonderful treasures around Poltava. A lot of tourists visit this town every year. Some of them want to have a good rest and improve their health there. The others come there to admire the nature and visit the famous Sorochyntsi Fair. But all of them learn about the life, history, and traditions of the Ukrainian people.

Myrhorod became famous only in the early twentieth century. Now it is a health resort with the unique mineral water.

Part II

What to see / When to come

If you take a walk around my town, you can see many sights. In the centre of the town there is a small pond. People know it as the “Myrhorod Puddle”.

And there is an original sculpture park around it. Myrhorod is the centre of pottery and ceramic art. You can see these unique artworks in the Museum of Pottery.

Not far from Myrhorod there is the village of Velyki Sorochyntsi. It is famous because a well-known Ukrainian writer Nickolai Gogol was born there. Besides it is the place of the famous Sorochyntsi Fair which is held every year in August.

You can buy original souvenirs made by the Ukrainian national craftsmen there.





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