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

Unit 3 LITERATURE

Lesson 35 Book Week. Role of Art in Our Life

1. Read Sam’s letter about a Book Week in his school.

2. Work in pairs. Discuss if you have Book Weeks in your school. How different/similar are events in your and Sam’s school? Use phrases given below.

Describing Similarities

✵ is rather like

✵ appears similar to

✵ seems like

✵ resembles

✵ reminds me of

✵ has a lot in common with

✵ is pretty much the same as

✵ is comparable to

Describing Differences

✵ is nothing like

✵ is totally different from

✵ varies greatly from

✵ has very little in common with

✵ is quite unlike

✵ bears little resemblance to

✵ differs dramatically from

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

4. Match the pairs of words.

1. true-to-life

a) sympathy

2. people’s

b) circumstances

3. attract

c) world

4. powerful

d) doubt

5. triumph

e) character

6. no

f) of beauty and goodness

7. amusing

g) relations

8. wicked

h) forces

5. Read about the role of art in our life.

THE ROLE OF ART IN OUR LIFE

Cinema, theatre, painting, music and books belong to art. No doubt they are the most powerful forces for good and evil in modern life. Amusing circumstances, naive but good characters excite our sympathy and help us forget all the troubles of everyday life. True- to-life characters help us to understand the nature of people’s relations. They enrich our spiritual life, show all the false and true values. Thanks to art we can manipulate our mood. When we are in a low spirits we can read an amusing comedy and it’ll give us a good laugh, relaxation and enjoyment. It makes us feel all right.

So art helps us understand this world better, it gives us hope, it makes us believe in the triumph of beauty and goodness over the wicked world.

6. Work in pairs. Ask and answer the questions.

1. What belongs to art?

2. What are the most powerful forces for good and evil?

3. Is it important to understand the nature of people’s relations? Why?

4. What helps us understand the nature of people’s relations?

5. How do amusing circumstances and naive but good characters influence you?

6. What enriches your spiritual life?

7. Thanks to art we can manipulate our mood. How?

8. Do books, films and TV shows help you understand this world better?

9. Does art give you relaxation and enjoyment?

7. Tell about the role of art in your life.

SELF-ASSESSMENT MODULE 3

LEVEL 1

1. Complete the sentences with the words from the topic «Literature».

1. The_________ of «Titanic» is James Cameron.

2__________ make up a significant part of our life.

3. Books ________ our thoughts.

4. W. Shakespeare _________ ________ in 1564.

5. Books ___________ our spiritual life.

2. Choose the correct sentence(s).

1. Some books enrich us spiritually.

2. Something books enrich us spiritually.

3. Anybody books enrich us spiritually.

1. Something of them are full of adventures.

2. Some of them are full of adventures.

3. Nothing of them are full of adventures.

1. Anyone can travel to different countries.

2. No one can travel to different countries.

3. Someone can travel to different countries.

3. Write five sentences about different types of literary works.

LEVEL 2

1. Match the words with their definitions.


a) the importance or usefulness of something


b) a book or film that tells an exciting story about

1. article

murder or crime

2. thriller

c) good sense and judgment, based especially

3. wisdom

on your experience of life

4. novel

d) a piece of writing about a particular subject in a newspaper or magazine

5. value


e) a long written story in which the characters and events are usually imaginary

2. Correct the mistakes in the sentences given below.

1. Did somebody take part in presentations?

2. This book appealed to anybody.

3. Has anything library a fully automated cataloguing system?

4. Is some invited to School Book Week?

3. Write approximately 10 sentences about the role of books in your life.

LEVEL 3

1. Write down as many words and word combinations as you can under each heading.

types of writing

writers

role of books

library





2. Complete the sentences using the indefinite pronouns or their derivatives.

1. _________ books are a combination of biography and adventure.

a) some

b) something

c) somebody

2. Can __________ enjoy discovering new lands?

a) somebody

b) anybody

c) no one

3. Do you have________ thrillers?

a) any

b) some

c) none

4. No, we have ________.

a) any

b) some

c) none

5. ________ took part in that performance.

a) Nobody

b) Anybody

c) None

3. Write a short review of your favourite book.

4. Translate the English sentences into German/French.

1. Cinema, theatre, painting, music and books belong to art.

2. Books show all the false and true values.

3. Amusing comedies give us a good laugh and relaxation.

4. Art helps us understand this world better.

CHECKLIST

Assess your progress in this unit. Tick (✓) the statements which are true.

I can understand and talk about school library.

I can tell about William Shakespeare, Jack London, Taras Shevchenko.

I can create a plan of a Book Week for my school.

I can write a book review.

I can give a brief outline of a story/book.

I can understand and use Indefinite Pronouns in spoken and written forms.

I can use phrases for describing similarities/differences.






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