Підручник Англійська мова 9 клас (9-й рік навчання) - Л.І. Морська - Астон 2017 рік


LESSON 1 My Friends Healthy Lifestyle

1. Listen to the text and answer the questions below.

Dear pupils!

It’s been eight years since you got acquainted with English. It’s certainly been a wonderful time with exciting tours around the English speaking world.

There’s one more year to go - another year of a marvellous journey into the wonders of Great Britain, mysteries of Mother Nature and the power of science and technology, the magic of mass media, the happy and unforgettable moments of family and friendship, the variety of occupational possibilities and achievements, the best memories of easy-going youth life.

As you go on with the study of English, the textbook will help you get prepared for the best performance at the English tests you will be asked to take in the nearest future.

So, get ready for both enjoyment and consistent work! Remember, success comes to those who take pains to reach it.

May success attend you!

1. What topics will you study this year?

2. Why do you need to work systematically with English?

3. In what way will this textbook be helpful for you?

2. Practise speaking as it is given in the model.

Model: A: How do you keep in touch/interact with your friends/peers?

B: We often meet and go out for a walk…/ I use my cell phone to talk to my best friends./ We sometimes email each other, but messaging is the most frequent mode of communication.

A: What about you?…

3. Divide the words into two groups: a) positive and b) negative. Use them to characterise your best friend.

Sociable, honest, intelligent, merry, greedy, strong, stubborn, patient, proud, slow, generous, brave, clever, hospitable, careful, independent, lazy, calm, decisive, easy-going, skilful, impatient, inventive, cheerful, unreliable, arrogant, unfair, modest, selfish, shy, irresponsible, punctual, hard-working, unfriendly.

4. Correct mistakes in the use of indefinite pronouns in the given sentences.

1. I thought anybody knocked at the door, but when I opened it, anybody was there. - I thought somebody knocked at the door, but …

2. I didn’t do something yesterday, because I felt very tired.

3. Are you going nowhere on vacation?

4. Does anything want to go to the cinema?

5. We didn’t buy nothing.

6. Anyone phoned you yesterday.

7. Is someone listening to me?

8. I am hungry. I haven’t eaten something today.

9. Would you like anything else?

10. There isn’t something interesting in this book.

5. Describe the lifestyles of «a. live wire» and «a. couch potato». Use the model to help you.


«A live wire» person walks to school or work, but «a couch potato» usually takes a bus or drives a car. «A live wire» does a lot of physical exercises (works out in a gym, does his or her morning exercises etc.), but «a couch potato» doesn’t exercise at all…

6. Fill in the blanks with the correct modal verb (should(n’t), might, could(n’t). More than one variant is possible.

1. You should focus more on your healthy habits. 2. You could/might eat more fruit and vegetables if you want to lose weight. 3. Your book ___ be in the living room. I saw it there a few minutes ago. 4. ___ I have something to drink? 5. ___ I use your tablet to email my friend? 6. Ted ___ ski when he was 6 years old. 7. Your brother ___ smoke. It is bad for his health.

7. Read an email and make up a similar one. Use the Past Simple and the Past Continuous.


Hi, Kate!

The holidays have gone! It’s really sad. But I’ve got plenty of marvellous impressions to share with you.

In June I went to a summer camp. It was great there. Guess what happened while I was staying there?! An earthquake!!! It was around 9 p.m. We were watching TV — there was a nice comedy on when the earth started shaking. We ran out of the house. There were a lot of people. They were running here and there, the children were crying. In about half an hour there was an announcement that the earthquake was over, and people started returning to their homes. It was quite a scary experience.

What about you? Did anything scary happen to you during your summer holidays? I can’t wait to read your stories.

Talk to you soon,


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