Підручник Англійська мова 7 клас (3-й рік навчання) - Л.І. Морська - Богдан 2015 рік


Lesson 20

1. Listen and read the dialogue. Act it out with your partner and then make up a similar one.

Steve: Do you like sports?

Bob: Of course, I do. I like football most of all.

Jack: And I like tennis. What about you, Linda?

Linda: I like gymnastics and figure skating.

Jane: These are my favourite sports, too.

Jack: That’s because you are girls.

2. Guess what kind of sport it is.

№1. It is a team game. Both men and women can play it. The players have got a ball. They play with their hands. There are six players in every team.

№2: It is the most popular game in England and in Ukraine. It began in England. Both men and women can play it now. The players have got a ball. The game lasts for 90 minutes. It has 2 halves. The players kick the ball and run after it. There is a referee on the field. He blows a whistle from time to time. The players try to score a goal.

№3: It is one of the most popular games in the world. It began in Canada. It is a team game. It is a winter game. Only men and boys can play it. Many people like to watch this game on TV. The players don’t run on the field. They skate. They have sticks in their hands.

№4: It is a very beautiful kind of sports. The sportsmen perform on the ice. It gives the sportsmen strength, rhythm and grace. The sportsmen do some exercises of dance to the music. The sportsmen have beautiful costumes on.

№5: People play this game everywhere in Ukraine: at schools, universities and sport clubs. It began in the USA. The team has got 5 players. They bounce the ball on the floor (or ground) up and down with one hand. They try to throw the ball into the basket.

3. Put the verbs in brackets into the correct tense form.

1. A: How … (be) the party last night?

B: Great. We … (have) a fantastic time, thanks

2. A: Tony … (call) while you were out.

B: Oh!… (you/take) a message?

3. A: Rob … (travel) all over Europe last year.

B: … (he/have) a good time?

4. Unscramble the words and make up sentences with each word.

Tocpmeinito, eattnocsnt, mahpconi, shpoihmaipcn, eetfda, snteocs

5. Match the pictures with the words.

6. Listen and read the texts. Then answer the questions after them.


Ballet ([’bælei] — балет). Ballet began in Italy and France during the Renaissance ([rineis(ə)ns] — епоха Відродження у світовій культурі). It is still a very popular art form in Western culture.

Folk ([fəvk] — народний) dance.

Folk dance is usually traditional and the members of a nation perform it, for example, the Ukrainian Hopak or Polka.

Folk dances are usually group dances.

Ballroom (['bɔ:lru:m] — бальний) dances. Ballroom dancing was a formal dance in a large room. It became popular in Europe and North America. Central European folk dances, such as the waltz ([wɔ:l(t)s] — вальс) and polka, changed and became the most popular examples of ballroom dances.

Before the First World War, new ballroom dances came to Europe from American continents, for example, FoxTrot, Rumba, Cha-Cha. The Argentine Tango became internationally popular by Carlos Gardeł, his songs and films. At present, there are two types of ballroom dances: Standard (waltz, tango, quickstep, foxtrot and Vienna waltz) and Latino-American (cha- cha, samba, rumba, jive and pasodoble).

Popular/Modern dance. Popular (social or modern) dances often came from folk dances. They are easy and couples dance them. But they are usually popular for only a short time. Two centuries ago social dances took place only in palaces or homes of rich people. Later they became more popular and spread among ordinary people.

1. What is the main difference between folk and popular dances?

2. What are the two ballroom dances that came from folk dancing?

3. What dances came to Europe from South America?

4. Where did ballet originate from?

5. What dances do people usually dance in groups?

6. How many ballroom dances do you know? Name them.

7. Complete the following questionnaire and then tell your partner about your dancing experience.


1. Do you like dancing?

a) yes, I love it b) it’s OK c) not really

2. How often do you go dancing?

a) every week b) only at parties

3. Who do you dance with?

a) my dancing partner b) my friends

4. Where do you go dancing?

a) discotheques b) friends’ houses c) other (say where)

5. What kind of music do you like dancing to?

a) a slow b) disco c) folk d) other (say what)

6. How well can you dance?

a) very well b) quite well c) not very well

7. What dances can you do?

8. What dance(s) would you like to learn?

8. Match column A with column В to make up words and word combinations. Then make up sentences with each word combination.








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