ALL ABOUT MY FRIENDS

Unit 2 TIME FOR LEISURE

Lesson 1 ALL ABOUT MY FRIENDS

READING

1 Listen and read about some British children and match the words in colums to make true sentences.

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David is an excellent pupil. He has got a lot of books about science because he wants to be a scientist. In his room he has even got a real mini lab, a telescope and a large bug collection. He is very clever. He can speak English and German.

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Tom is sporty. He is a basketball player and he is in the school basketball team.

He can also play tennis and football. He is not crazy about school but he is a good pupil. He has got two brothers. David is his best friend.

Luka is very popular at school. But he is not a good pupil. For him only music is cool. Luka is very musical. His hobby is music. He has got hundreds of CDs. He has got a little sister.

Jasmine is a really

nice girl. She is very polite and helpful. Everybody likes her. She is a bit shy. Jasmine has two very interesting hobbies – reading books and writing stories.

She has got a big brother.

2 Read again and complete with the children’s names.

1 … is very clever.

2 … has got a very interesting hobby – writing stones

3 … is in the school basketball team.

4 … has got a nickname.

5 … isn’t a good pupil.

6 … has got a real mini lab.

7 … is helpful.

8 … has got hundreds of CDs.

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3 Work in pairs. Ask and answer.

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4 Choose a character. Write 3-4 sentences about him / her.

5 Listen and sing along.

Luka s Rap

Tock, tock, tock, troo, loo, loo,

I’m

Luka.

Who are you?

I’ve got a lot of friends,

And they are all cool.

Every day we go Together to school.

Tock, tock, tock, troo, loo, loo,

I am cool,

What about you?

LISTENING

1 Answer the questions.

1 Have you got a nickname?

2 Are you a member of a club?

3 What is your club called?

4 Do you send e-mail messages to your friends?

5 Do you sometimes invite friends to your place?

2 Read the names of some friends and their club.

Then listen to their talk and find out who Shark is.

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Sam, Elliot, Ella and Ted are the members of the

Heart and Brain Mystery Club (HBMC – in short).

They have got a message from somebody.

3 Say if it is true or false.

1 Shark is somebody else.

2 Shark is Pete.

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3 HBMC kids would like to invite Pete to the club.

4 HBMC kids want to wait before they invite Pete to their club.

4 Find and write in the name of the kid who says:

1 Shark is lonely.

2 Shark has got a lot of ideas. ……………….

3 Shark is good at sport. ………………

4 Shark is not kind to HBMC kids…………….

5 Do the Quiz. Answer ‘Yes, I do’, ‘No, I don’t’ or ‘Sometimes’.

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1 Do you spend much time with friends?

2 Do you share things with them?

3 Do you try to be nice to other people?

4 Do you get more than three phone calls a day?

5 Do you get post cards from friends in summer?

6 Do you invite friends to your birthday parties?

– If you have more than four ‘Yes’ answers – you are popular with a lot of friends. But you can’t always have friends around you. Do you know how to be alone?

– If you have more than four No-answers – you are probably feeling lonely. Try to share something with friends: hobbies, ideas, dreams.

– If most of your answers are Sometimes, you probably have a friend or two and that is enough for you. You don’t care for big crowds.

REMEMBER!

I can swim. I can’t swim. Can you swim?

I can do it. I can’t do it. Can you do it?

I can speak I can’t speak Can you speak

English. English. English?

1 Copy the true sentences.

1 I can write a story.

2 I can roller-skate.

3 I can ride a bike.

4 I can dive.

5 I can stand on my head.

6 I can tell a rhyme in English.

7 I can cook.

8 I can play computer games.

9 I can send an e-mail.

10 I can dance.

2 Work in pairs.

Answer tricky questions.

– Can you draw a duck out of the number two?

– Can you draw a pig with numbers and letter B?

– Can you draw a house without breaking the line?

3 Think about what the children can do.

Write down as many things as you can.

Use a dictionary if you want. Start with;

Some children can…

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4 Complete the sentences.

Use ‘can’or ‘can’t’.

1 My sister is good at Maths. She…do difficult calculations.

2 We are very strong. We… lift a car.

3 Jessy is bad at Science. He… help you with your homework.

4 Antony is lazy. He… help you about the house.

5 My friend likes singing. He… sing hours without a break.

6 Greg and Tom like eating. They… eat 10 hamburgers in twenty minutes.

5 a) Answer the questions.

B) Work with your partner. Ask him / her.

1 Can you jump on one leg for ten minutes?

Me

My partner

2 Can your dad write with his left hand?

3 Can you name three football clubs in Ukraine?

4 Can your mum speak English?

5 Can you drive a car?

6 Can you play a musical instrument?

7 Can your dad cook?

8 Can you sing well?

6 Write about what you can and what you can’t do.

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SPEAKING

1 Answer the questions.

1 Do you trust your friends?

2 Do you sometimes cheat in tests?

3 Why do you tease other children?

2 Listen and read to find out how Pete answers the questions above.

Ted: If you become a member, you have to learn about the Golden Rule.

Elliot: That’s why we have to put you to the test.

Carl: So, why do you want to become a member of our club?

Pete: I sometimes feel really lonely. I know other kids don’t want to be with me.

Carl: But why do you tease other children then?

Pete: I can’t help it. I guess I like to make them angry.

Ana: Why do you cheat in tests?

Pete: I like playing.

Elliot: One more question – do you trust us?

Pete: Do I trust you? I’m afraid I don’t know what trust is.

Sam: Hmmm. Do we really want him in the Club?

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3 Act out the talk in a group of five.

4 Unscramble some more questions Sam wants to ask Pete. Answer them.

1 you / Do / your / mobile / phone / switch / off / at / school / ?

2 Do / you / secrets 111 keep / other / kids’

3 ? / in / doing / do / what / you / like / your / free / time

4 you / Do / be / really / our / friend / ? / want / to

DO YOU KNOW?

The Golden Rule says, ‘Don’t do to other people things that you don’t want them to do to you.’

5 Read Pete’s answers. Guess Sam’s questions.

Example: – Yes, we tease girls.

– Do you tease girls?

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6 Answer the questions.

1 Can Pete become a member of the Club? Why? Why not?

2 Do you follow The Golden Rule?

WRITING

1 Write 5-6 sentences about what your friend is like.

– Do you trust your friend? Why?

– Has he / she got a nickname? Why?

– What is he / she good / bad at?

– What can he / she do?

– Does he / she share ideas (dreams) with you?

– Use 2-3 adjectives to describe his / her character.




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