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



1. Listen to the dialogue. Make up a similar one and then act it out with your partner.

Ann: What’s your favourite club, Erik?

Erik: The Downtown Club. They have great music, and one nice thing is that it’s never crowded.

Ann: That’s funny. There’s always a long wait outside my favourite club. And I like it because it’s absolutely packed most nights.

Erik: Why do you think it’s so popular?

Ann: Well, it just opened a couple of months ago, everything is brand new and modern, and there are lots of «hip» people who go there. It’s called The Casablanca.

Erik: Oh, right. It’s the newest «in» place. I’ve heard the reason people go there is just to be seen.

Ann: Exactly! Do you want to go there some night?

Erik: Why not?!



Part III

Gerunds are used after prepositions (See Grammar Reference Box for most common cases).

✵ They admitted to committing the crime.

✵ Leslie made up for forgetting my birthday.

✵ He is thinking of studying abroad.

Remember that there are many «adjective + preposition» combinations and «noun + preposition» combinations in English as well. These are also followed by gerunds.

✵ Sandy is scared of flying. (adjective + preposition)

✵ Nick is anxious about taking the examination. (adjective + preposition)

✵ His interest in becoming a snowboarder was well known. (noun + preposition)

✵ Thomas’ story about seeing a grizzly bear was really exciting. (noun + preposition)

2. Choose the correct item.

1. Simone was talking about growing / to grow up in Tanzania. She has had such an interesting life!

2. I need him helping / to help me lift this heavy box.

3. Thank you for to come / coming to the meeting on such short notice.

4. I suggest to visit / visiting Japan when the cherry trees are in bloom.

5. We hired professional translators to translate / translating the documents into Arabic and Chinese.

6. After work, I always go jogging / to jog. I’m a fitness freak!

7. His interest in learning / to learn languages is very impressive.

8. Roberta is getting tired of to do / doing the same old job day in and day out. I think she is going to quit!

9. Health professionals encourage people eating / to eat less red meat.

Exam Skill Buider

3. Read the information in the SPEAK OUT box. Then listen to four people talking and complete the box with the words and phrases you hear.

Teenager’s World

A. It seems to me that it’s all part of becoming an adult. The thing is, when young people are in their teens, they start to question the values and lifestyles of the adult world they see around them.

B. A lot of people believe that when young people reach their teens they look for new role models in their lives. As far as I’m concerned, becoming a Goth or a skater has absolutely nothing to do with looking for role models. Look at young people sixty years ago - they looked and behaved like younger versions of their parents.

C. Frankly, it’s all about money. If you think about it, every new youth fashion makes millions of dollars.

D. Personally, I believe it’s all about music. I’m into nu-metal, my favourite band is BioToxine.

Speak out

Giving opinions

Justifying opinions

In my opinion …

If you ask me….

To be honest, …



Everybody knows that …

The reason why … Is …

I mean …



4. Complete the conversation with expressions from th SPEAK OUT box.

Kate: Did you hear that discussion programme on Thames Radio last night? About why young people belong to different groups?

Jay: Yes, I did. ___ , I thought it was pretty awful. ___ , the presenter couldn’t even control the guests!

Kate: ___ , I found those two academics really irritating. ___ making generalisations about young people is so unhelpful.


I’m glad that young guy mentioned music though. ___ , that’s the most important thing.

5. Work in small groups. Practise speaking as it is suggested in the model.

Model: I have to cook and wash up.

Well, I like cooking but I hate washing up.

So do I. I enjoy cooking but I don’t care for washing up.

And I don’t mind washing up but I dislike cooking.

1. Hoover carpets and dust the furniture.

2. Answer the door and answer the phone.

3. Look after the baby and share a room with him.

4. Buy fruit at the market and carry it home.

5. Attend classes and do homework.

6. Give the baby his bath and wash his clothes.

7. Wash the car and clean the windows.

8. Walk the dogs and brush them.

9. Take the children to school and hurry to work afterwards.

10. Water the flowers and polish the shoes.

11. Make my beds and clean the rooms.

12. Collect the children from school and supervise their homework.

13. Talk to children and teach them French.

14. Visit my mother-in-law and go to work.

15. Go to the beach with the children and play in the sand.

16. Visit my doctor and go to the dentist.

17. Put the children to bed and tidy up after them.

18. Do the ironing and water the flowers.

19. Date my girl-friend and present her flowers.

20. Attend parties and give presents.

Exam Skill Buider

6. Choose the correct item.

Fashion Hurts

Wearing fashionable clothes can be bad for you! This may surprise you, but it is said that some clothes can cause a 1 ___ of problems. Do you find this difficult to believe? Well, researchers have discovered that following the latest fashion 2 ___ can be unhealthy. For example, if you tie a scarf too tightly it increases your blood pressure. Tight jeans and trousers, short skirts and even sensible flat shoes may all cause 3 ___ .

Experts say that things we wear can also 4 ___ to stomach problems, rashes, backache and painful feet.

Yet how can we explain this? Very tight clothes can prevent people moving naturally, and this is not good for you. If you wear trousers or skirts that are too tight around the waist, then your stomach does not have 5 ___ to expand after you have eaten, and this can cause stomachache. Rashes can be caused by an allergic 6 ___ to synthetic material. And last, but not least - wearing shoes with high heels can lead to foot and back problems. Even practical shoes can cause backache if they don’t 7 ___ you properly.








































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