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Unit 4 APPEARANCE AND CHARACTER

Lesson 36

1. Listen and read the dialogues. Make up similar ones. Then act out your dialogues with your partner.

a) A: I’m bored (мені скучно).

В: Well, do something.

A: What, for example?

B: Wash your hair.

A: I did it an hour ago.

B: Clean your room.

A: I cleaned it yesterday.

B: Well, then you are a boring person.

b) A: Oh, dear!

B: What’s wrong?

A: I can’t find my key.

B: Really!

A: Don’t laugh. It isn’t funny.

B: Yes, it is.

A: Is it? Why?

B: It’s in your hand.

A: Oops! I am so absent-minded (розсіяний).

2. Match the words with their definitions. Use the dictionary if necessary.

1.

cruel

a)

behaving in an unpleasant or rude way because you

2.

fair


think you are more important than other people

3.

unfair

b)

wanting to know about something

4.

arrogant

c)

making someone suffer or feel unhappy

5.

modest

d)

not easily upset, worried or annoyed

6.

shy

e)

caring only about yourself, not about other people

7.

easy-going

f)

able to think of new, different and interesting ideas

8.

deceitful

g)

embarrassed about meeting and speaking to other

9.

cunning


people

10.

reliable

h)

treating everyone in a way that is right or equal

11.

inventive

i)

not wanting to talk about one’s abilities or achievements

12.

selfish

j)

able to tell lies in order to get what they want

13.

curious

k)

able to be trusted or depended on



I)

not right or fair



m)

clever but dishonest and unfair

3. Listen and read the text. Then compare two signs of the Chinese …. horoscope as it is given in the model.

THE CHINESE HOROSCOPE

(Part II)

The people born in the year of the Horse are often easy-going, cheerful, skilful, and powerful, but also cruel and impatient. The Goats are inventive, intelligent, easy-going, but they are not reliable. The Monkeys can usually be clever, inventive, skilful, but often arrogant and impatient. The Rooster is usually generous, brave and merry, but unfair and stubborn. The Dog is modest, brave, intelligent and responsible, but also stubborn and selfish. The last year in the cycle is the year of the Pig. The Pigs are usually honest, sociable and intelligent, but they are very shy and slow.

Model: The Horse is as cheerful as the Rooster. The Goat is not as reliable as the Dog.

4. Try to describe your friend’s character. Be honest.

5. Let’s play a game. Divide the class into two groups. Choose a leader in every group. Each group thinks a pupil from the opposite group, then the leader describes this pupil’s character. If the opposite group guesses the pupil it gets one point. The group that has more points wins the game.

6. Complete the sentences using the words from the box.

generous, arrogant, stubborn, reliable, cunning, honest, fair, patient

1. This girl never tells a lie. She is … .

2. … people always do what they want even if somebody asks them not to do that.

3. My father is …. If you are right he agrees, if you are wrong he disagrees.

4. That… lady thinks she is the most beautiful woman in the world.

5. My cousin is very … . He can give you everything that he has.

6. Don’t believe his words. He is a … person.

7. You can trust him. He is a … boy.

8. Those children make so much noise, but their mother is rather….

7. Listen and read the dialogue. Make up a similar one.

Ann: Hello, Linda. Is Jack here?

Linda: No, he isn’t.

Ann: Is he working today?

Linda: No, he isn’t. He is in the kitchen.

Ann: What is he doing?

Linda: He is cooking.

Ann: What are you doing?

Linda: I am reading.

8. Listen and read the text. Say whether the statements after it are true or false. Use the dictionary if necessary.

SECRETS OF THE STARS

(Part I)

Capricorn (December 22 - January 20). These people are very organised, patient, and hard-working. They are sometimes pessimistic. They are serious. Sometimes they are shy and quiet. They like to be alone. They don’t like sports. They don’t like new ideas.

Aquarius (January 21 - February 19). Aquarius people like modern life very much. They have got many strange ideas. Aquarius people like to change or make things. They are sometimes rude, but they are romantic. Most Aquarius people are friendly. They like crowds.

Pisces (February 20 - March 20). Many Pisces people are moody and lazy. They are not good workers when the job doesn’t need imagination. They are not good businesspeople. They sometimes forget things.

Aries (March 21 -April 20). Aries people are impatient and aren’t careful. They are good leaders, but sometimes they may be boring. Some Aries people are rude. Aries people are brave. They are never late. They walk fast and like dangerous sports.

Taurus (April 21 - May 21). Taurus people like good food and comfortable things. They are patient, friendly and hospitable, but some Taurus people are stubborn and selfish. They are careful with money. They don’t like change. Taurus people are good gardeners and musicians.

Gemini (May 22 - June 21). Geminis are very curious and active. They like to travel. They are usually intelligent and modest, but very often they can be unfair and cruel. They are funny, but many Geminis are moody.

1. Pisces are very inventive. They can imagine a lot.

2. Geminis are anxious travelers. Their mood is very changeable.

3. An Aquarius likes to be on his own. He doesn’t like the company.

4. Aries always try to follow other people’s instructions. They are very reasonable and cautious.

5. Capricorns enjoy working very much. But it is rather difficult to make them more optimistic.

9. Write a description (8-10 sentences) of your character.






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