Підручник Англійська мова (9-й рік навчання) - Алла Несвіт - Генеза 2017 рік
Unit 1 My Magic Circle: Family and Friend's
Lesson 11. A Youth Organization
1. a) Read the information.
Lord Robert Baden-Powell (1857-1941) was the founder of the Scout movement. In 1907 he started a special programme for young people. 20 boys were brought together in a camp in Dorset, Britain, to try out his ideas.
Today about 28 million people in 216 countries take part in the adventure of Scouting. In 2007 the world’s largest youth movement celebrated its 100th birthday.
b) Look at the emblems of the Scouts organizations in Ukraine. Do you have one in your region? What is the aim of this organization?
2. You are going to read the Ukrainian Scouts Laws. Use the dictionary to know the meaning of the words in the Vocabulary File.
• truthful • conscientious • punctual • frugal • just • fair • productive •
3. Read the «Scout Laws» of the Ukrainian Scouts. Say which character traits the young scouts have to develop in themselves.
The «Scout Laws» of the Ukrainian Scouts
The Ukrainian Scout Laws consist of fourteen «commandments», which describe an «ideal scout». They state the traits, which describe a desirable behaviour pattern in the member.
The scout has to be:
Just and fair
Helpful and kind
Control his/her emotions
The scout should:
Care about health and beauty
Always be of good cheer
4. a) Work in small groups.
Think of your own youth club, either a real or an imaginary one. State clearly the purpose of the club. Discuss the laws for the members of your club to follow.
b) Write a list of 12 rules for the membership in the youth club you’ve decided to organize.
c) Gallery Walk. Make a short presentation about your youth club and its rules. Then answer your classmates’ questions.