Англійська мова 6 клас - Калініна Лариса
My Summer Diary
Look at the pictures below. What summer holidays did these children have? What plans did you have?
Example: I planned to go to the seaside.
II. Pronunciation Warm-up
Read and practise the sounds /е/, /æ/. Say how you feel about the end of summer.
Is summer over?
Yes, it is.
Do you feel unhappy?
I’m full of regret.
Did you have a nice time?
I sure did.
Did you part with your friends?
How very sad!
III. Grammar Smart
Read and recall!
to plan - planned
to dream - dreamt
to want - wanted
to sing - sang
to play - played
to make - made
to visit - visited
to think - thought
to dance - danced
to bring - brought
to swim - swam
to take - taught
1. Let’s play a grammar chain game.
Example: Steven: I swam in the river in summer.
Helen: I sang new songs in summer...
2. Complete the sentences.
Example: I made many new friends last summer. →
We were playing in the yard all day long.
1. ... in June.
2. ... in July.
3. ... in August.
4. ... last summer.
5. ... all day long.
6. ... the whole summer.
1. Listen to / read in pairs and say what the children planned to do in summer.
Paul: Hi, Lucy. Did you enjoy your summer holidays?
Lucy: A lot. I had the time of my life.
Paul: Did all your plans come true?
Lucy: Exactly. I planned to visit my relatives in Kyiv, and I did. Besides, I wanted to learn rollerskating and oh, it was great. How about you?
Paul: Nothing to boast of. As my parents worked all the summer, I had to stay in town. It was not that exciting, you know. But I rode my bike every day and read a lot. It made me feel better. Lucy: I bet you read some new fantasy books. They are your favourite, aren’t they?
Paul: Sure. I also planned to read a collection of Jack London’s stories but, unfortunately, the school library closed for the summer break.
Lucy: Come, come! You can do it later. By the way, I’ve got a surprise for you - a souvenir from Kyiv. It’s a photo I took in Khreschatyk.
Paul: How nice of you! Thanks a lot.
Lucy: My pleasure.
2. Read the sentences and match them to the characters - Lucy and Paul.
1. Did you enjoy your summer holidays?
2. As my parents worked all the summer, I had to stay in town.
3. I planned to visit my relatives in Kyiv, and I did it.
4. I’ve got a surprise for you - a souvenir from Kyiv.
5. I learned rollerskating. It was great.
3. In the text “Summer Holidays Plans” find the words for the following areas and make up sentences with them.
Example: Did you enjoy your summer holidays?
a) In pairs, talk about your summer holiday plans. Say which of them came true. Follow the pattern.
A: Hi, Ann. Did you enjoy your summer holidays?
B: A lot. I had ... .
A: Did all your plans ... ?
B: Exactly. I planned to ... . Besides, ... . How about you?
A: Nothing to boast of......
В: I bet ... .
A: Unfortunately ... and ....
B: Come, come! You can ... . By the way ... .
A: How nice of you! ....
B: My pleasure ....
b) Act as Lucy and describe your stay in Kyiv. Use the pictures and the word list.
to take pictures;
every other day;
to buy a souvenir;
to be one’s favourite.
to ride a bike;
to swim in the river;
to read a fantasy book;
VI. Time to Write
At home: Write a short essay under the title “My Summer Holidays Plans”.
Go to Ex. 1, 2 of your Workbook