Підручник Англійська мова 9 клас (5-й рік навчання) - Т. І. Бондар - Методика Паблішинг 2017 рік

Unit 1 It's my life

Words in action

1. More about Mark Zuckerberg

a) Listen to the text again on page … and match the words from die article on die left with their synonyms on the right.

b) Choose the right word in each of the pairs of italics.

Mark Elliot Zuckerberg was born / birth on May the 14th, 1984. He is the creator! created of the social media site Facebook. He was a moon / star student at school, winning prizes in astronomy, maths and physics. He also excelled / excellent in Classical studies. He studied Psychology and Computer Science at Harvard University, which is where he created Facebook. His inventor / invention led to he / his becoming Time magazine’s Person Of The Year for 2010.

Zuckerberg excelled in everything he did in his young /youth. He was captain of the school fences /fencing team, spoke many languages and was a highly/ height skilled computer programmer. While other kids played computer games, he designed them. He created his first network wilt / while in high school to / by connect all of the computers in his father’s dental surgery. He also built a media player which attracted the interested l interest of Microsoft and AOL.

Zuckerberg started at Harvard in September 2002. In his first year, he created Facemash, a Facebook processor! predecessor, that let students choice / select the college’s best looking people from a selection of photos. He launched / lunched Facebook from his Harvard room in February 2004. It was the start of a rollercoaster attraction! ride that would joined / connect half a billion / thousand people worldwide and make him the world’s youngest billionaire.

Mark Zuckerberg is now one of the most influence / influential people on the planet. He has dined / dimmed with the president of the USA and regularly/ regilar attends global economic summits and technology forums. He stated: «The thing I really care about is the mission, making the world openly / open." In 2010, Zuckerberg signed a promise called the “Giving Pledge”, in which he promised to donation / donate at least half / halves of his life wealth to charity.

c) What Mark's achievements do these pictures represent?

d) Form nouns of the following verbs. Listen to a recording and check















3. Play with prefixes

a) Form the antonyms of the following adjectives. Check with the dictionary.

You can easily form opposite in meaning adjectives using negative prefixes ir, im, in, il, dis, un responsible - irresponsible reliable - unreliable logical - illogical loyal - disloyal sincere - insincere mature - immature

b) Use the adjectives in your sentences. Use such phrases as “can be a little" or “…can be a bit" or “not always" so that they sound less negative.

Example: She can be a little disorganized sometimes. Dan is not always mature.

active, curious, and communicative

“People wait until lote in their career lo give back. Bui why wail when there is so much to be done?"

- Mark Zuekerberg on joining ‘Giving Pledge'

4. Givers' qualities

a) Although there are many different types of generous people, there are some common traits that the most generous people share. Look at those qualities and explain their meaning Use the English-English dictionary if you need.

b) Which of these qualities do you have? Why do you think so?

5. Be aware of takers

There are people who love taking. There are some warning signals that can tell you that you are dealing with a taker.

• They are impatient and hate to wait.

• They interrupt or butt into conversations.

• They act as if they are always right.

• They act as if they are never wrong.

• They blame others for their faults.

• They never appreciate your help.

• They aren’t motivated to care or do anything unless it gets them something.

Zodiac signs and people's characters

6. Zodiac signs and people's characters

a) Find your zodiac sign and analyze if it describes you accurately. Tell your partner what is right and what is wrong.

Capricorn 22 December 19 January People are sensible and organized, but sometimes can be conceited.

Aquarius 20 January 18 February are very loyal, but they can be a little insensitive at times.

Pisces 19 February 20 March can be very romantic, and are always sympathetic.

Aries 21 March 19 April are extremely energetic and adventurous.

Taurus 20 April 20 May are calm and patient, but also very materialistic.

Gemini 21 May 20 June are very witty, but they tend to be a little impatient

Cancer 21 June 22 July are very kind and helpful, but they can sometimes be very moody.

Leo 23 July 22 August are very sociable, but can often be vain as well.

Virgo 23 August 22 September are hardworking, but a little bit fussy and very critical.

Libra 23 September 22 October are artistic, but they tend to be indecisive.

Scorpio 23 October 21 November are often passionate but sometimes a little cruel.

Sagittarius 22 November 21 December are always cheerful and optimistic, but they always tend to be reckless

b) Read the descriptions and write adjectives that describe your strengths and weaknesses.

Strengths organized


c) Give justification for every adjective, describing yourself.

Example: I am organized. I keep things in order, so it is easy to find what I need.

7. Autobiographical poem


Strong, creative, enthusiastic, and caring,

A daughter of Ivan and Lena, a sister of Dmytro, Loves being with the family; exploring life, Feels excited, loved, and taken care of, Is happy when she sees the sun, learns a new thing or feels a new emotion, Needs time with the dearest, strength to break old habits, and spirit to stand up to bullies, Gives her time, joy; and energy, Fears stupidity, lies, and dishonesty, Would like to see the world, ocean bottom and her great-grandchildren, Enjoys communicating, supporting, and caring, Wears earrings, scarfs, and smile, Wants people to be happy,


Autobiographical Poem

An autobiographical poem is a poem that the author writes about himself.

Line 1: Your first name

Line 2: Four adjectives that describe you

Line 3: Son/daughter of Brother/sister of…

Line 4: Lover of (three people or ideas or a combination)

Line 5: Who feels (three sensations or emotions)

Line 6: Who find happines in (three things)

Line 7: Who needs (three things)

Line 8: Who gives (three things)

Line 9: Who fears (three things)

Line 10: Who would like to see (three things)

Line 11: Who enjoys (three things)

Line 12: Who likes to wear (three things)

Line 13: Add something you want to say

Line 14: Your last name only


Distinguish between autobiography and biography.

Talk about personal biography.

Describe people's character.

Use used to, make, let, have, and get.

Talk about the future using different constructions.

Explore your strengths and weaknesses.

Talk about people's accomplishments.

Write a letter of application.

Prepare yourself for the interview.

Write poems.

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