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UNIT 2. Balance Your School Life

2.5. My progress in English

I. Grammar Smart

Fill in the right modal verb.

1. … (should/must) I sign up for yoga?

2. You … (should/must) sign up for clay modelling - it’s so creative!

3. You … (could/shouldn’t) start physical activities without warming up.

4. I know I … (must/should) hurry.

5. Remember, children, you … (don’t have to/must not) be cute.

6. You… (must/will have to) bring a note from your parents tomorrow.

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II. Word Smart

In each sentence, fill the gap with one word.

1. Please, organize … .

2. Don’t … yourself on the Internet too much.

3. I … it to myself to do something I love.

4. What type of activities will you … up for this fall?

5. I … school regularly.

6. He, who … no mistakes, makes nothing.

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III. Function Smart

Match conversation lines A to conversation lines B.



1. What’s up?

2. Are you feeling down about your English?

3. I’m putting in a lot of effort, but there have been only small results.

4. My spelling leaves much to be desired.

5. English grammar is more than I can manage.

6. How did your teacher encourage you to learn English?

a) Don’t give up. You can do it!

b) I used to have difficulties with grammar, too.

c) Yes. I’m trying very hard to improve it but it is not happening.

d) She said we were all capable.

e) I’ve got a low grade for my English test again.

f) Don’t worry about your spelling. You are doing great.

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IV. Time to Read

Read the encouragement letter and mark the true statements (p. 70).

Dear Helen,

Congratulations on your class winning the School Spelling Bee recently. I know how much effort you and your classmates put in while competing against other classes in the same grade, and I can see you were determined to be the winning class by your score.

Now I have very good news to give you: our School Spelling Bee Committee has determined which child will represent our school at the district competition. I have the honour to inform you that due to your highest score in your class, you have been voted for by all the members of the committee. We are all so proud of you and are ready to help you to prepare for the district tournament in every way.

We would like to encourage you to take action and to practice the spelling of a broad selection of words with a varying degree of difficulty.

We wish you all the luck in the world. Please let us know what help you need.


Miss Joy,

on behalf of the School Spelling Bee Committee.




1. Helen’s class is the winner of the school spelling bee round.

2. Helen showed better results than her classmates.

3. Miss Joy has written this letter on her own behalf.

4. The letter sounds discouraging.

5. Helen will take part in another spelling bee.

6. The girl is going to get a lot of support in her school.

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V. Time to Listen

Listen to the story “Perfect December” and correct the underlined words in the statements given.


1. It was the last week of December.

2. The whole school gathered in the assembly hall for the annual Spelling Bee.

3. There were five participants.

4. Jane’s speech was boring.

5. She was far from being the best.

6. The district competition would be held in Columbus.

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VI. Time to Write

Describe your school life. Check if you can:

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