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



1. Listen to the dialogue and complete the table below. Then speak about the advantages and disadvantage of living in a city or in a village.

The City and the Country

David: How do you like living in this big city?

Maria: There are many things that are better than living in the country!

David: Can you give me some examples?

Maria: Well, it is certainly more interesting than the country. There is so much more to do and see!

David: Yes, but the city is more dangerous than the country.

Maria: That’s true. People in the city aren’t as open and friendly as those in the countryside.

David: I’m sure that the country is more relaxed, too!

Maria: Yes, the city is busier than the country. However, the country is much slower than the city.

David: I think that’s a good thing!

Maria : Oh, I don’t. The country is so slow and boring! It’s much more boring than the city.

David: How about the cost of living? Is the country cheaper than the city?

Maria: Oh, yes. The city is more expensive than the country.

David: Life in the country is also much healthier than in the city.

Maria: Yes, it’s cleaner and less dangerous in the country. But the city is so much more exciting. It’s faster, crazier and more fun than the country.

David: I think YOU are crazy about moving to the city.

Maria: Well, I’m young now. Maybe when I’m married and have children I’ll move back to the country.



This person believes that living in a big city is better than living in a village

This person believes that the life in a village is less interesting than that in a big city

This person believes that living in a city is not as safe as living in the country

This person believes that people in the country are friendlier and more hospitable than those in a big city

This person believes that the life in a big city is less healthy than that in the countryside

2. Quiz: How well do you know the UK?

1. What is a traditional English food?

a. Fish ’n’ Chips

b. Hamburger

c. Chili con carne

2. What are street markets in London called?

a. Camden

b. Harrods

c. Portobello

3. Where is the carnival in August held?

a. in Nottingham

b. in Notting Hill

c. in Wimbledon

4. Which river runs through Liverpool?

a. Severn

b. Thames

c. Mersey

5. Which sport is typically English?

a. Cricket

b. Darts

c. Rugby

6. What is the name of the long road leading to Buckingham Palace?

a. Oxford Street

b. The Mall

c. Downing Street

7. What is England’s national drink?

a. tea

b. coffee

c. cola

8. Which name is associated with the Globe Theatre in London?

a. William Shakespeare

b. Charles Dickens

c. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

9. What is typical English cheese?

a. Cheddar

b. Gorgonzola

c. Parmesan

3. Complete the sentences with a suitable relative pronoun or adverb.

1. That is the man ___ helped me when I fell down in the street.

2. Is that your car? No, mine is the one ___ is parked just opposite the bank.

3. That is the woman ___ complained about the room service.

4. This is the park ___ we first met. Do you remember?

5. So, James is the man ___ son came on the school trip with us? I didn’t know.

6. If you have any question, ask the girl ___ is standing at the desk. She’ll help you.

7. They had to put away the dog ___ bit the boy. It was too dangerous.

8. I’m looking for a person ___ surname begins with a «k».

9. Do you still go to that pub ___ we used to go as students?

10. The heating is not working. Do you know anyone ___ can fix it?

4. Read the card and put these words in the right places.

right past, really terrific, along, dear, did, fab, could snatch, news, just, last, cheers, loads of, grabbed, terribly, as soon as, when

_________ Fred,

_________ from England!

___ the train to London ___ Saturday and ___ some sightseeing and ___ of shopping. The weather was ___ so we ___ lunch in the sun in Green Park and then ___ a walk ___ the river ___ all the things you see on postcards (like this one!)

It was ___ late ___ we got back but it was a ___ day.

See you ___ I get back next week.

____ ,


5. Use that, who, which or whose to complete the sentences. Put commas where necessary.

1. Miss Anderson ………….. reputation is so good comes to help us. 2. What have you done with the pen …………. I left on the table? 3. I delivered the parcel to Charles ……….. gave it to Ann. 4. His wife ………..is an architect designed their new house. 5. Can you hear the noise ……… is coming from the cellar? 6. Everybody ……….. saw the attack should contact the police. 7. The town ………… towers you can see is York. 8. Is he the new teacher …………. you told me about? 9. His last film ……… is the best film

I’ve ever seen hasn’t got a big audience.

6. Read the poem about Great Britain and then learn it by heart.

England, My England

What have I done for you,

England, my England?

What is there I would not do,

England, my own?

With your glorious eyes austere,

As the Lord were walking near,

Whispering terrible things and dear

As the Song on your bugles blown,

England — Round the world on your bugles blown!

(by William Ernest Henley)

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