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


LESSON 24-25

1. Listen to the dialogue and answer the questions.

A: Don! I heard you got married last weekend. Congratulations. That’s great news.

B: Thanks. Actually, it’s nothing new. I had been dating Julia for six years before I finally decided to propose.

A: Sorry, I missed the wedding.

B: Sorry you weren’t invited. We only had a small ceremony. Only relatives were invited. Any news from you?

A: I got a new job last week. Now, I’m an architect working for a very successful firm.

B: That’s great news!

A: Yes, it is. I had been preparing for this job for a long time.

1. What kind of Don’s news are the people discussing?

2. What kind of news does Don’s friend tell?

3. Is Don’s friend happy about his news? Why?

2. Interview your partner. Then tell the class what you have found out. Be ready to answer your partner questions.

3. Fill in the blanks with would or used to. In some sentences both are possible.

What are your brothers and sisters’ names? Are they students?

How many cousins do you have? Where do they live?

What games did you play with your sisters and brothers when you were a child/with your cousins?

Are any of your cousins the same age as you?

How many are older than you/ how many are younger?

Are any of your cousins married?

Do you have any nieces or nephews?

How many children would you like to have?

What names would you like to give them?

1. I___ have short hair when I was a teenager. 2. We ___ go to the same little cafe for lunch every day when I was a student. 3. She ___ love playing badminton before she hurt her shoulder. 4. He ___ walk along the beach every evening before bed. 5. I ___ always lose when I played chess with my father. 6. She ___ be able to dance very well. 7. My grandfather ___ drink a cup of coffee after dinner every night. 8. Luke ___ not have a car. 9. We ___ live in Brazil. 10. My family ___ often go to the countryside for the weekend when I was young. 4. Fill in blanks with the correct phrasal verb. Use exercise 5, lesson 17 to help you._______________________________

1. Some people are surprised that I ___ my mother-in-law really well!» 2. ___ Family and friends tell Steve he needs to ___ , but he loves acting like a child. 3. We can ___ Bill to get the job done. He is quite responsible. 4. My children ___ my husband, both in appearance and character. 5. I ___ my younger brother and sister while my parents were working. 6. I was so mad at Bob that I ___ him ___ . 7. Do you know where he lives? I am ___ the address of Bill Wilson.

5. Put the verbs in brackets in the Present Perfect or the Past Perfect tense form.

1. You can have this newspaper. I (finish) reading it. 2. It isn’t raining now. It (stop). 3. I was late. The party (start,already) by the time I got there. 4. This bill isn’t right. I (pay) already for this thing. 5. I am not hungry. I already (eat). 6. At last the committee were ready to announce their decision. They (make up) already their minds. 7. It’s ten o’clock. I (finish, already) my homework, so I’m going to go to bed. 8. Do you want to see that programme? It (start) just. 9. Carol missed her plane yesterday because of a traffic jam on her way to the airport. By the time she got to the airport, her plane (leave, already). 10. I was not hungry. I (eat,already). 11. We had no car at that time. We (sell) our old one. 12. Last night I went to bed at ten o’clock. I (finish,already) my homework by ten. 13. We’re late. The party (start,already). 14. There was no sign of a taxi although I (order) one half an hour before. 15. It’ll get warmer in here. I (turn) the heating on. 16. I was really tired last night. I (have) a hard day at the office.

LESSON 25 (optional)

Check Your Knowledge

A. Correct mistakes in the given sentences (5 points).

1. Those kids are just looking after trouble.

2. Will you get on with my cat while I’m away.

3. Sam wants to be a policeman when he counts on.

4. Bill and Max decided to grow up. They grew up with each other and are now very good friends.

5. Don’t you think that Sally tells her mother off? They are like twin sisters.

B. Verb tense review. Open the brackets with the correct form of the verb (10 points).

1. When Carol (call) ___ last night, I (watch) ___ my favorite show on television. 2. I (work) ___ for this company for more than thirty years, and I intend to stay here until I retire! 3. Sharon (love) ___ to travel. She (go) ___ abroad almost every summer. Next year, she is planning to go to Peru. 4. Thomas is an author. He (write) ___ mystery novels and travel memoirs. He (write) ___ since he was twenty-eight. Altogether, he (write)_ seven novels, three collections of short stories and a book of poetry. 5. We were late because we had some car problems. By the time we (get) ___ to the train station, Susan (wait) ___ for us for more than two hours. 6. Sam (try) ___ to change a light bulb when he (slip) ___ and (fall) ___. 7. Everyday I (wake) ___ up at 6 o’clock, (eat) ___ breakfast at 7 o’clock and (leave) ___ for work at 8 o’clock. However, this morning I (get) ___ up at 6:30, (skip) ___ breakfast and (leave)______________ for work late because I (forget) ___ to set my alarm. 8. Right now, Jim (read) ___ the newspaper and Kathy (make) ____ dinner. Last night at this time, they (do) ____ the same thing. She (cook) ___ and he (read) ___the newspaper. Tomorrow at this time, they (do, also) ___ the same thing. She (prepare) ___ dinner and he (read) ___ . They are very predictable people! 9. By this time next summer, you (complete) ___ your studies and (find) ___ a job. I, on the other hand, (accomplish, not) ___ anything. I (study, still) ___ and you (work) ___ in some new high paying job. 10. The students (be, usually) taught by Mrs. Monty. However, this week they (teach) ___ taught by Mr. Tanzer.

C. Rearrange the paragraphs in the correct order. The first paragraph has been chosen to help you (10 points).


A. When I came out of the army I had put on 50 solid pounds and was old enough to attempt to become a police officer. I applied to many offices and my dream came true. I was accepted into the Long Beach Police Academy on July 10th, 1988.

B. I will close out this autobiography with the most important thing in my life, my family. I am married to my best friend, Amanda. We knew each other and were just close friends for the first five or six years but we became a couple nine years ago and have been married for eight years. Neither of us can have children, but we have a large family of dogs and cats that are our "kids." It makes us a happy, close knit pack of two people, three dogs, and two cats.

C. During the time that I was in the police academy I was living with my girlfriend. Shortly after graduating from the police academy we made the mistake of getting married. We ended up divorced two years later, which was a mutual decision and really the best thing for both of us.

D. During my career in law enforcement I worked in patrol as an officer, later as a field training officer, and finally as a patrol sergeant. Over the course of my career I also worked in detectives, in the Gang Enforcement Section, and as a detective sergeant.

E. My military experience definitely made the police academy much easier for me. I was already conditioned to withstand the extreme stress of the police academy. The only difficulty I had in the police academy was a number of injuries suffered during it, but I was able to continue in spite of them.

F. After five months I graduated from the police academy and was assigned as a police rookie in training for the Patrol Division. The excitement of being a police officer lived up to all my expectations. I literally enjoyed the police work so much that I looked forward to going to work and I could not believe that I was getting paid for it.

G. My retirement from law enforcement came sooner than I would have liked because of a number of injuries sustained in the line of duty. The primary of these injuries required having my spine fused. This injury alone was enough to end my law enforcement career.

H. I miss my time in law enforcement nearly every day. But, I try to look at it as getting to do a whole career of doing something that I loved. My father worked at the same place for 30 years and hated every day of it.

I got to spend a slightly shortened career doing something I loved.

I. Since my retirement I have run a private investigations company that I built from the ground up. I'm now going to school for a bachelor's degree in psychology and will move on to a master's degree afterwards.

I am planning to go into counselling for police officers and military veterans. As a veteran of both the military and law enforcement I believe that I have the insight to be helpful to both groups, and share a common ground with them that may make it easier for them to open up to me.

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