GRANNY’S STORIES

Unit 3 TIME FOR HOME

LESSON 4 GRANNY’S STORIES

READING

1 Ask and answer in pairs.

– Do you like stories?

– Who is the best storyteller in your family?

– What is your favourite story?

– Can you write a story?

2 Listen and read to find out about Emily’s grandma’s childhood.

Emily and her grandmother are looking at the family photographs. They are talking about past times.

Granny: Look at this photo. When I was five I had long hair. I was very shy and quiet.

Emily: Were you afraid of the dark?

Granny: Yes, I was. Most children are afraid of the dark. I was also afraid of ghosts. And thunder, and lightning.

Emily: I’m afraid of spiders and sharks. Adam says that’s not normal.

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Granny: Fiddlesticks… People are different, so what? Maybe he is afraid of skeletons or dentists… That’s

all normal…

Emily: Did your parents have any animals?

Granny: Yes, we had a white cat called Fluffy and some chicks, ducks and pigs in the back garden. I loved all baby animals.

Emily: Did you have a secret hiding place?

Granny: Yes. It was in a tree. I liked sitting on a branch and reading stories there… I loved stories. Do you want to hear one?

3 Answer the questions.

1 Who is talking about past times?

2 What are they looking at?

3 Was grandma a naughty child?

4 Did she have short hair?

5 Was she afraid of the dark?

6 What else was she afraid of?

7 What is Emily afraid of?

8 Is that normal for small children?

9 Did grandma have any pets when she was a child?

10 What else did she like?

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REMEMBER!

Grandma

and Emily are talking about the past.

– Did you have a secret hiding place in the attic?

– No, I didn’t. I had a hiding place in a tree.

– Did your parents have a dog?

– No, they didn’t. They had a white cat.

4 Listen and read.

A HORROR RAP

Last night I watched a horror film on TV.

I was so scared, oh poor me! There was a bug on a rug. There was a mouse

In the house. There was a bat on a hat.

There was a snake in the lake. There was a rat on a mat And a ghost on toast…

Horror, horror on TV Didn’t get a wink of sleep…

Poor me!

5 Finish the sentence. Use the words below.

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When I was five, I was afraid of…

Thunder and lightning, dentists, spiders, the dark, snakes, dogs, doctors, ghosts, skeletons

6 Make up only true sentences.

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7 Think of what you are afraid of now.

– What about your mum or dad? Make a poster and illustrate it.

GRAMMAR

REMEMBER!

THE PAST SIMPLE TENSE of the verb ‘ТО BE’

(Минулий неозначений час)

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1 Fill in the gaps with ‘was’, ‘were’, ‘wasn’t’, ‘weren’t’.

1 We… in the History museum on our weekend.

2 Bob… in the swimming pool on Saturday

3 … you at school on Sunday?

4 Jane and Liz… in a circus on their weekend, they… in the library.

5 I… at home on my winter holidays.

6 Donna… at winter camp in the mountains.

7 The weather… fine on the weekends.

2 Ask and answer in pairs.

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3 Listen and read.

[t]

[d]

[id]

Worked

Listened

Visited

Watched

Phoned

Collected

Washed

Played

Invited

Walked

Opened

Painted

Cooked

Showed

Studied

Helped

Lived

Cleaned

Skied

Sledged

Skated

REMEMBER!

PAST SIMPLE TENSE

(Минулий неозначений час)

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4 Fill in the blanks with ‘did’ or ‘didn’t.

1 … you ride a bike yesterday?

2 I… play with my dolls last evening, I studied Maths.

3 … Steve go to school last Monday? No, he… .

4 I… walk in the park yesterday, I cleaned my room.

5 My mother… ask me to help her.

6 … your father work last Saturday? No, he… .

REMEMBER

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5 Make up negative sentences as in the example.

Example: I wanted to be a doctor.

I didn’t want to be a doctor.

1 I phoned to my friend yesterday

2 We watched our favourite performance at the theatre last Sunday.

3 Ron flied the kite yesterday.

4 Paul walked in the park last evening.

5 Mark and Jeff played computer games yesterday.

6 Sam studied his English on Saturday evening.

6 a) Listen and say the rhyme.

DAY BY DAY

On Sunday I played

With my friend, On Monday I started my school. On Tuesday I watched

The play to the end, And helped my mum to cook.

On Wednesday

I washed the dishes,

On Thursday

I watched TV.

On Friday I visited

My dear cousins, On Saturday they phoned me.

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B) Find out the verbs in the Past Simple.

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LISTENING

1 Say if you can make stories.

REMEMBER!

IRREGULAR VERBS

Eat – ate [eit] sing – sang

Make – made [meid] take – took

Read – read [red] write – wrote

A) Listen and name the favourite granny’s functions on a computer.

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B) Listen and read the story, then say why everything was the same.

POPPY COPY

Once upon a time there was a little girl called Poppy Copy. Poppy Copy lived in Copyland. In Copyland all the people lived in the same thing houses, they ate the same food. They had the same cars. After school Poppy and her friends did the same lings: they read the same books, they watched the same films, and they played the same games. The people in Copyland were all as one. How wonderful! Or… is it? What o you think was Poppy a happy girl?

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3 Use the verbs in the past tense to retell the story.

Was, lived, ate, did, read, watched, played, sang, were

4 Think and say.

It is good to be a) the same.

B) different.

C) free.

5 Add some more sentences to the story and write them in your notebook. Start with:

“In copyland people… “

Cooked, wrote, painted, collected…

6 Say what you did yesterday. Use the irregular verbs you know. Work in pairs.

Example: I ate fish yesterday.

7 Listen and say the rhyme.

Long ago

Long, long, long ago There lived a little girl.

She liked to sing a lovely song.

Her mother called her Singing Pearl.

Once upon a time She had a day of fun.

She woke up in the morning,

Then looked at smiling Sun.

She washed her face and made her bed Then looked at Sun again.

It winked at1 her and waved its hand, Then wished to have a nice weekend.

1to wink at – підморгнути

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SPEAKING

1 Ask and answer in pairs.

1 Did your grandma live in a village when she was young?

2 Did she have any brothers or sisters?

3 Did she work in the garden after school?

4 Did she speak any foreign languages?

5 Did her parents have a car?

6 Did she have a computer?

7 Did her parents have a TV set?

8 Did she have a happy childhood?

2 Listen and read what Emily’s class is talking about, then name the titles of fairy tales pupils liked in their childhood.

Teacher: What was your favourite fairy tale when you were in kindergarten?

David: I liked ‘Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs’ best.

Mia: I liked the ‘Frog Prince’ most of all. And, of course, ‘Little Red Riding Hood’ and ‘Hansel and Gretel’. All children love them.

Ian: And my dad knew only one story. So I heard it every evening. It’s ‘The Three Little Pigs’. I still know it by heart.

Emily: I wanted to hear ‘Sleeping Beauty’ every night, over and over again. It’s still my favourite fairy tale.

Adam: I never liked fairy tales. I loved rhymes like ‘Humpty Dumpty’ and stories like ‘Chicken Licken’.

Teacher: Right, we all like different things.

REMEMBER!

Build – built [bilt]

Buy – bought [bo:t]

Go – went [went]

Hear- heard [hs:d]

Meet – met [met]

Sit – sat [saet]

Sleep – slept [slept]

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3 Work in a group of six.

Act out the classroom talk above.

4 Match to make up true sentences.

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5 Speak on favourite fairy tales of your childhood. Work in pairs.

WRITING

1 Interview the members of your family and friends about their childhood. Ask them to finish

These sentences. Write a report.

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LOOK BACK!

1 Speak up in a group.

1 What are holidays for?

2 How do they change our life?

3 What holidays do we have?

4 What English holidays do you know?

5 What is Thanksgiving?

6 How do usually people celebrate Christmas in Ukraine?

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2 Ask and answer in pairs.

A: When is your birthday?

B: It is on the…. And yours?

A: My birthday is… .

3 Think about your childhood and complete the sentences.

When I was eight I liked… /I didn’t like…

My favourite book was…

My favourite type of music / song was…

My favourite food was…

I didn’t like… (book) very much.

I didn’t like… (type of music / song) very much.

I didn’t like… (food) very much.

4 Read and say if it is true about you?

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5 a) Listen and say why Emily’s granny is unusual.

B) Say if the sentences are true or false.

1 Granny always wanted to learn foreign languages.

2 She wrote a story at home.

3 She gave it to Emily.

4 The story was printed in a book.

5 Emily read the story.

6 She liked it.

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6 Role-play the situation. Work in pairs.

A is an English boy/girl. He/she wants to know about the way of celebrating Christmas in Ukraine.

В is a Ukrainian schoolboy/girl. He/She is going to answer A’s questions about Christmas in Ukraine.

7 Make a Christmas Card.

– Draw and cut it out.

– Write your greetings.

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LESSON 1

1 Listen and read.

SLEEPING BEAUTY

Adopted from Jim Axley

NARRATOR, 13th WISE WOMAN, KING, QUEEN,

PRINCESS ROSAMOND (the Sleeping Beauty)

Part One

“A GIFT FOR THE PRINCESS”

Time: Long ago

Place: The palace of the King and Queen

NARRATOR: Long ago, in a land far away, there lived a King and Queen. They were very happy. They had a new baby. Princess Rosamond. They invited many people to the palace for a party.

KING: My good friends, we are very happy. We invited twelve wise women. We have twelve chairs for these women to sit in.

QUEEN: Yes, my friends, we are glad to see you. You are going to see the princess.

NARRATOR: Each of the twelve wise women had a gift for the princess. The 12th wise woman was giving the princess the gift of beauty. Suddenly the 13th wise woman came into the room. The King forgot to invite her.

KING: Oh, dear! We are glad to see you. We’ll find a chair for you.

13 th WISE WOMAN: I am very angry. And I’ve got a special gift for the princess. At the age of sixteen the princess will prick1 her finger on a spindle1. She will fall asleep for 100 years. (She laughs and leaves.)

1to prick [prik] вколоти

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NARRATOR: The years went by. One day, Princess Rosamond was walking about the palace. She came to a house and found a small room at the top of it. Inside the room, an old woman was sitting.

ROSAMOND: What are you doing?

13th WISE WOMAN: I am making cloth. Would you like to learn how to spin2?

ROSAMOND: Yes, I would.

13th WISE WOMAN: Good! I will show you how. Put one finger here.

ROSAMOND: Like this? Ouch! My finger! I feel so tired and sleepy!

13th WISE WOMAN: Yes, my beauty. It is the time to sleep. (She laughs and leaves.)

NARRATOR: So, Princess Rosamond fell asleep. The King and Queen and every person in the palace fell into a deep sleep, too. And for 100 years every person in the palace slept.

2 Answer the questions.

1 Why were the King and the Queen happy?

2 Why was the 13th wise woman angry?

3 What gift did she have for the princess?

4 How did Rosamond prick her finger?

5 What happened to every person in the palace?

3 Act out the play.

Work in a group of 5.

1a spindle [spindl] – веретено

2to spin [spin] – крутити веретено, (тут) прясти

LESSON 2

1 Listen and read.

SLEEPING BEAUTY

Adopted from Jim Axley

NARRATOR, PEDDLER1, PRINCE, PRINCESS ROSAMOND

Part Two

“A KISS OF THE PRINCE”

Time: 100 years later

Place: Outside and inside the palace of the King and Queen

NARRATOR: The forest was like a big fence’ made of trees. It covered the palace. Then one day a prince came from another country He saw a peddler by the side of the road.

PRINCE: Hello. What are you selling?

PEDDLER: I am selling bread today. Would you like some?

PRINCE: No, thank you. But I would like a drink of water.

PEDDLER: Here, you can have a drink of my water. Who are you? Where are you from?

PRINCE: I am a prince from a country far away. I heard stories about the sleeping princess. Can you tell me about her?

PEDDLER: Well, she is sleeping in the palace. Some people wanted to find her, but the forest is too dark and thick.

PRINCE: Why is the princess sleeping?

PEDDLER: Some people say she pricked her finger and fell asleep. They say that she is very beautiful.

NARRATOR: And so the prince left. He came to the forest. It was very dark and the trees were very tall. The prince went into the forest. The sun came out. The fence of trees turned golden in the light. At last he came to the palace. He climbed the stairs and looked in all the rooms.

1a peddler – торговець

2fence – огорожа

PRINCE: I see people who are sleeping. But where is the Sleeping Beauty?

NARRATOR: Then he came upstairs, and at the top he found a small room. There he found Rosamond. She was sleeping on a golden bed. The prince kissed the princess. She woke up and smiled.

ROSAMOND: (sitting up) Who are you?

PRINCE: I am a prince from a country far away. I came to see you. In my country I heard stories about the sleeping princess.

ROSAMOND: Where are my father and mother?

PRINCE: I saw them. They were sleeping, too.

I am happy you woke up.

NARRATOR: And so the prince found Princess Rosamond the Sleeping Beauty. And the King and the Queen and every person in the palace woke up.

And the golden sun shone once more upon the palace.

2 Answer the questions.

1 What was the forest like?

2 Who told the prince about Sleeping Beauty?

3 What did the prince see around and inside the palace?

4 Where did he find Rosamond?

5 What happened next?

6 What happened to every person in the palace?

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3 Act out the play in a group of 4.

REMEMBER!

Wake up – woke up

Shine – shone

My Learning Diary

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My Learning Diary

After the unit I can:

(tick what is true for you)

NOW I CAN

– name family members

– identify jobs

– name items of food

– build a family tree

– tell about my family

– describe my family’s photo

– say what a person is doing at the moment

– ask and answer about food at home

– use countables and uncountables

– talk about meals

– speak on he>

– understand time-markers

– listen and understand about holidays

– talk about preparation for a holiday at home

– read and understand stories

– tell about childhood

– ask and answer about past events

– write a report

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