UNIT 1 Me and My Friends
1.1 Learn to talk about friendship
Friendship adventure to adore skating rink
– to be in trouble
– to worry about something
– to look upset
– to get somebody into a cheerful mood
– to give a chocolate
– to teach somebody to skate
What’s up? Frankly speaking,
1. Look and say what you can do for a friend.
To fix a bike
To play together
To give a chocolate
To teach somebody
E x a m p l e: I like to ride my bike in summer. I can fix it for my friend.
2. Listen and repeat. Say if you have many friends.
There are silver ships,
But there is no ship
/і/ ships, silver, friendship
/əʊ/ gold, no
3. Look, match and say.
To get somebody into a cheerful mood.
To worry about something;
To look upset;
E x a m p l e: The child looks upset. She can’t find her toy.
4. Listen and role-play.
Alex: Hi, Helen! You look so upset. What’s up?
Helen: Hi, Alex. Frankly speaking, I’m in trouble.
Alex: Can I help you?
Helen: Please, do. I can’t find my new camera. It’s my sister’s present.
Alex: Don’t worry. It is going to be all right. I’ll help you find it. Let’s look everywhere.
Helen: It isn’t here and it isn’t there.
Alex: Look! It’s over there, under the book.
Helen: Thank you, Alex, so much for your help! You are a real friend!
Alex: Anytime. There’s no ship like friendship, you know.
– I’m in trouble.
5. Talk with a friend about your summer. Use:
On your Own: Take a photo of your friend and write 3-5 sentences about your friendship.
E x a m p l e: This is a photo of my friend Val. She is a very kind girl. She always helps me when I’m in trouble. Val is a real friend.
6. Look and guess where children can meet their friends.
E x a m p l e: I think children can meet their friends at… .
7. Read and say what friends these children have.
I have got a lot of friends. We often spend our free time together. We can go to the park, to the cinema or to the skating-rink. By the way, my friends taught me how to skate. It gets us into a cheerful mood. There’s no ship like friendship, you know.
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I have got two very good friends. Our interests are alike. First, we adore chocolate. My friends often give me chocolate. Second, we are all fond of reading. We like to read adventure books. We often tell each other interesting stories. It’s a lot of fun.
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Nick is my best friend. He is my classmate. He always helps me when I’m in trouble. Sometimes I have problems at school. Then we do our homework together. Nick often says to me, “Don’t worry. It is going to be all right.” Nick is a real friend.
8. True or False?
1. Andrew likes to have fun with his friends.
2. Ann has the same hobby as her friends.
3. Taras helps his friend Nick with his home tasks.
4. Andrew often looks upset.
5. All the children have real friends.
9. Talk with friends about friendship. Use:
I have got… . Our interests are… . First, we adore… . Second, we are all fond of… . We often… . It gets us into… . My friends always help… . There is no… .
10. Write about friendship in a thank you note. Use:
Thank you so much for…
Yours, … .
Do it Yourself! Make a thank you note for your best friend.