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


Lesson 61 St. Sophia's Cathedral

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

2. Read about St. Sophia’s Cathedral.


The Cathedral is a part of St. Sophia’s Cathedral Monastery. It was built in 1037 A.D. by Prince Yaroslav the Wise (he is buried inside) to commemorate the victory over the Pechenegs and to glorify Christianity. The church became a holy place of worship for ancient inhabitants of Kyiv. Today, the complex of buildings and churches, that makes up St. Sophia’s, is a museum.

3. Choose the correct answer(s).

1. St. Sophia’s Cathedral was built in … .

a) 1030 A.D.

b) 1039 A.D.

c) 1037 A.D.

2. St. Sophia’s Cathedral was built by … .

a) Prince Volodymyr

b) Prince Yaroslav the Wise

c) Prince Sviatoslav

3. Today, St. Sophia’s is … .

a) a church

b) an exhibition

c) a museum

4. St. Sophia’s Cathedral was built to … .

a) glorify Christianity

b) commemorate the victory over Pechenegs

c) worship

4. Work in pairs. Discuss with your classmate the weather forecast for tomorrow.

Model: A: What’s the weather forecast for London?

B: It’s going to be cloudy and wet.

A: Would you admire fountains in such weather?

B: I think, no.

5. Make up and write down a plan of your report about St. Sophia’s Cathedral.

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