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



1. Find words and expressions in bold in exercise 5 (lesson 16). Make up one sentence with each word.

2. Listen to the dialogue and answer the questions given below.

Daniel: So what were you like as a child?

Luisa: When I was a child, I was kind of rebellious.

Daniel: You? Really? What was the turning point?

Luisa: When I graduated from senior school.

Daniel: What do you mean?

Luisa: Until you graduate, you don’t understand that life is just to begin. After I finished the ninth form, I realized that I still had a lot to learn.

Daniel: I know what you mean. I was really immature when I was a child.

Luisa: What changed?

Daniel: I think I became more mature after I got my first job. Once you have a job, you learn to be more independent.

Luisa: That’s true. Where did you work?

Daniel: In my father’s bank.

Luisa: Another turning point for me was when I got my dog, Pepper. I know that sounds silly, but it was really important to me.

Daniel: Why was that so important?

Luisa: Well, I was eleven. I remember that having a dog made me feel really responsible. Pepper would follow me everywhere and was always waiting for me when I came home from school.

Daniel: Actually, that sounds nice. I never had a dog, but I remember when I got my first bicycle. That was a very important day for me. For the first time, I could go out on my own and go as far as I wanted to. I used to polish the bicycle every day and take really good care of it. Of course, that only lasted a few months, and then I lost interest in it!

1. What was Luisa like as a child?

2. What was her turning point?

3. What did she realize after she finished senior school?

4. What was Daniel like as a child?

5. What happened after he got his first job?


Would / Used to

Used to and would are both used to describe something that happened regularly in the past but doesn’t happen any longer. However, if something happened only once we can’t use used to or would - we must use the Past Simple.

There are also important differences between used to and would. Would is not used with stative verbs such as love,be,understand, and feel.


When I was a student,I used to love sleeping late on the weekends. (But: When I was a student, I would love sleeping late on weekends.)

Would is slightly more formal, more ’bookish’ and can convey the idea that the speaker is reminiscing about the past. It is often used in writing to talk about the past in a misty-eyed, sentimental way.


People would get very angry when the tax-collector came to town. In those days people would draw water from the village well.

When I was a child I would wake up to the sound of birds singing.

3. Fill in the blanks with used to or would.

1. I didn’t ___ live in this city.

2. We ___ often go on holiday.

3. When I was a child, we ___ have a dog.

4. She ___ work as a teacher for many years.

5. As a student, he never ___ have any money.

6. Did you ___ like playing football at school?

7. There never ___ be a coffee shop here.

8. My father ___ always read to me before bed.

4. Read the dialogue in exercise 2. Make up a similar one and then act it out with your partner.

5. Work in pairs. Ask and answer the questions. Pay attention to the phrasal verbs in bold.

1. Where did you grow up? Was it a good place to grow up? 2. Who do you take after more: your mother or your father? In what ways? 3. Who looked after you as a child when your parents were busy at work? 4. How well do you get on with your parents? Who usually is the first to make up a quarrel if something like that happens between you and your parents? 5. When was the last time that your parents told you off? Why? 6. Who do you count on more: your parents, your siblings, or your friends? Why?

Exam Skill Builder

6. Choose the correct answer to fill in the blanks.

1. A babysitter ___ the children when parents go out in the evenings.

a. looks at

b. looks after

c. looks for

d. looks into

2. Searching the Internet is the quickest way to ___ a restaurant in a new city.

a. look at

b. look after

c. look for

d. look into

3. When Jack ___ he wants to be a fireman.

a. grows on

b. grows after

c. grows up

d. grows out

4. I ___ you to make dinner while I am out.

a. count on

b. count about

c. count in

d. count up

5. I was surprised at how well my new friend ___ my sister.

a. got up with

b. got on about

c. got away with

d. got on with

6. We were angry last night, but we ___ at breakfast.

a. made with

b. made in

c. made out

d. made up

7. I have to ___ my sick grandmother.

a. look on

b. look for

c. look around

d. look after

8. I ___ my mother. We are both impatient.

a. take on

b. take after

c. take in

d. take with

9. Oh! What a mess! Clean up your room. Your parents will ___ you ___ when they come ___ home from work.

a. tell off

b. tell after

c. tell of

d. tell for

10. Would you ___ my dog for me this weekend?

a. take after

b. look after

c. count on

d. look for

11. I don’t ___ my new science teacher.

a. look after

b. take after

c. get on with

d. count on

7. Provide the correct phrasal verb for the given definitions.

1. Rely on somebody or something - ___

2. Like each other, have friendly relationships with each other - ___

3. Try to find something - ___

4. To scold someone, to attack someone verbally for something bad that he/she did - ___

5. Take care of somebody - ___

6. Resemble a family member - ___

7. Forgive each other, regain a friendly relationship - ___

8. Put questions to the words or word combinations in italics.

1. She saw the Smiths last week. - When did she see the Smiths? 2. The new student worked hard last week. 3. They wanted to play football in the street. 4. Shakespeare wrote «Romeo and Juliet". 5. We decided to stay home because we wanted to watch «Titanic» on «1 + 1». 6. The sun shone brightly yesterday. 7. Ann invited us to her birthday party. 8. He was late for the train as he lost his way in the strange surroundings.

9. He came home after work at eight. 10. She bought that beautiful dress for $ 60. 11. I thought it was your mother on the phone. 12. They didn’t take part in the concert because the girl caught cold and had a fever. 13. Her father drove the car perfectly but very fast. 14. The baby was afraid of the old lady, that’s why he ran to his mother and jumped into her arms. 15. I lost my purse last Friday. 16. Her daughter caught cold in the wet weather. 17. At last they found the book the teacher suggested to read.

9. Make up two sentences of your own with the phrasal verbs from exercise 5.

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