Підручник Англійська мова 9 клас (5-й рік навчання) - М.О. Кучма - Богдан 2017 рік


Lesson 9 Childhood

1. Look at the photos. Speak about the childhood of the girl.

2. Work in pairs. Make up and role-play the dialogues about your childhood. Use the questions given below.

1. What did you look like?

Were you tall? thin? pretty? handsome? cute?

Did you have curly hair? straight hair? long hair?

Did you have dimples? freckles?

2. Did you have many friends?

How did you spend your leisure time?

What games did you play?

3. Did you like school when you were in the first form?

Who was your favourite teacher? Why?

What was your favourite subject? Why?

4. What did you do in your spare time?

Did you have a hobby?

Did you play sports?

5. How old were you when you began to walk?

How old were you when you began to talk?

How old were you when you started school?

3. Exchange the information about your childhood with your classmate. Say what differences and similarities you have noticed. Use phrases given below.

Describing Similarities

Describing Differences

• is rather like

• is nothing like

• appears similar to

• is totally different from

• seems like

• varies greatly from

• resembles

• has very little in common with

• reminds me of

• is quite unlike

• has a lot in common with

• bears little resemblance to

• is pretty much the same as

• differs dramatically from

• is comparable to

4. Listen, read and remember the words and word combinations.

5. Match the words with their definitions.

1. grow up

a) to make sb/sth part

2. recollect

b) to look after a child until he or she becomes an adult

3. include

c) to explain the exact nature of sth clearly

4. define

d) to develop into an adult

5. bring up

e) to like sth better

6. prefer

f) to remember sth

6. Write German/French equivalents to the English word combinations.

Make up four sentences with them.

Depend on, different stages of your life, bring up, grow up.

7. a) Recollect and write down the information about the events that taught you something interesting and important.

b) Add some events that are funny and an important part of your childhood.

Model: I was quite bored with my life. Once I attended a football match with my Dad. It was fantastic! I realized I need to do something new. I have learnt to play tennis. Now I am happy. Firstly, I have many friends. Secondly, I have great trainings three times a week. Finally, I feel much healthier than ever before.

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