Group Lessons | Teens | El |2. Houses around the world

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a cottage

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a block of flats

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a skyscraper

Have a vote about where you live

Read the description of the app and answer the questions

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Home App — Find a new home in one click

Lifestyle

2.8/5 ✮


About the app

Is your life boring? Are you tired of noisy neighbours? Are you ready to change your place of living? Write to our expert team, and they will help you find a new exciting place of living!


  • Who is this app for?
  • What do the users of the app need to do to find a new place for living?
  • Does this app have a high or a low rating?

Study the lesson steps

Read the texts and choose the correct options

Sound cool!

Use «dull» to say that something is boring.

✔️— This performance is so dull!
— Yes, it’s not interesting at all.

Use «I’m bored to death» to say how you feel when something is boring.

✔️— This movie is so boring!
— Yes. I’m bored to death!

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Name: Tom
Place of living: a block of flats
I want: to move far away from here
Reason to move: My life is boring, and my neighbours are so noisy!

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Name: Annie
Place of living: a skyscraper
I want: to change my place of living
Reason to move: My life is so dull!

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Name: Michelle and Roberto
Place of living: a block of flats
We want: to try out a new place of living
Reason to move: Our life in this city isn’t interesting anymore.

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Name: William
Place of living: a cottage
I want: to radically change my life
Reason to move: I feel bored.

Select

Choose the correct answer

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Study the rule and play the game with your classmates

  • Most verbs add -ing:

play — playing, walk — walking

  • Verbs ending with -e delete the -e and add -ing:

skype — skyping

  • One-syllable verbs ending in vowel + consonant add a consonant + -ing:

run — running

Remember: travel — travelling


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Read the text and complete the rule

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I’m Tom. I live in a block of flats. It’s boring. Also, my neighbours are very rude and noisy. I don’t like rude people and noisy places. That’s why I want to move house. I like fishing and swimming. Can you help me find a new place of living?

Like, love, hate + -ing

Choose the correct answer


Look at the words in bold. What do we use in each of the sentences?

Choose the correct answer


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Fill in the gaps with the correct forms of the verbs

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Read the sentences and choose the correct options

I hate swimming. = I don’t like swimming very much.

He doesn’t like swimming.


Use don’t with I/You/We/They.

Use doesn’t with He/She/It.



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Look at the cards. Find and write in the gap a new living place


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Read the rules and do the tasks

Rules

Work in your expert groups:

  • choose the best living place for each of the people;
  • explain your choices;
  • compare your choices with the other team.

We think an igloo is the best choice for Jack.
Jack likes swimming in ice water and eating raw fish. He hates noisy places.


Useful language

Name: Tom
Place of living: a block of flats
Hobbies/Interests: fishing & swimming
I hate: rude people, noisy places
Name: Annie
Place of living: a skyscraper
Hobbies/Interests: gardening & mushroom picking
I hate: skyscrapers & everything modern.
Name: Michelle and Roberto
Place of living: a block of flats
Hobbies/Interests: travelling & rock climbing
We hate: big cities
Name: William
Place of living: a cottage
Hobbies/Interests: snow bathing & watching Northern Lights
I hate: heat

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Tick the things you can do. Give your examples and fill in the gaps with numbers


Places of living

1. cottage
2. camper van
3. tent
4. igloo
5. castle
6. skyscraper
7. block of flats
8. lighthouse

Activities

1. fishing
2. swimming
3. travelling
4. gardening
5. rock climbing
6. watching

Useful language

  • winter bathing
  • mushroom picking

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Choose and say what you want to do

Выбери и скажи, что ты хочешь сделать

Spin the wheel and say what you feel about the activity

Покрути рулетку и скажи, что ты чувствуешь относительно действий

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I adore hugging! ♥♥♥
I’m crazy about hugging! ♥♥♥
I like hugging.
I don’t mind hugging. 😐
I don’t like hugging. 😟
I don’t like hugging at all. 😟😟😟
I can’t stand hugging. 😟😟😟
I hate hugging! 😟😟😟

Watch the video and choose the correct options

Посмотри видео и выбери правильные варианты

For the love of shoes! Built in 1948 by Mahlon Haines, the Shoe House was a great display of the owner’s flamboyant personality.

May you always have shells in your pockets and sand in your shoes. This remarkable home is the Conch Shell House in Mexico.

Yabba-dabba-do! Built in 1974, the House of Stone is based in Portugal.

Backside, frontside, grind and kickflip, all in the comfort of your own home! Skateboarder’s paradise, this Skateboard House is the vision of Pierre Andre Senizergues.


Test with pictures

Choose the answer and click on it. There can be more than one correct answer

Выбери ответ и кликни по нему. Допускается более одного правильного ответа


Say which house is the best for you and explain why

Скажи, какой дом наилучший для тебя и объясни, почему

— Skateboard House is the best for me.
— Why?
— Because I like skateboarding. What about you?

Read the introduction 

Прочитай вступление 

Look at the couple. Their names are Jack and Jill.
They want to find a new place to live in!
Become their expert!


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Steps:

Complete the steps → Learn what Jack and Jill like and don’t like → Write a recommendation for them

Look at the pictures and unscramble the names of the places of living

Посмотри на изображения и расшифруй наименования мест для проживания

Input

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✓ acelts — castle



Play the game. Match the words with the pictures

Сыграй в игру. Найди соответствия слов с изображениями

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Study the information and group the words

Изучи информацию и сгруппируй слова

  • Most verbs add -ing:

play — playing, walk — walking


  • Verbs ending with -e delete the -e and add -ing:

skype — skyping


One-syllable verbs ending in vowel + consonant add a consonant + -ing:

run — running


Remember: travel — travelling


Words to groups

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Complete the sentences with the correct form of the verbs

Составь предложения с правильными формами глаголов

Input

Read the task

Прочитай задание

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Now you can write a recommendation for Jack and Jill.

  • Read what they like and dislike.
  • Choose a place of living for them.
  • Explain your choice.

Теперь ты можешь написать рекомендацию для Джека и Джилл.

  • Прочитай, что им нравится и не нравится.
  • Выбери для них место проживания.
  • Объясни свой выбор.


Hello,

I’m Jill, and this is my boyfriend Jack. We live in a skyscraper in a big city. We love travelling and nature! Also, Jack loves mushroom picking, and I like gardening. We hate winter, so we don’t like winter activities, such as winter bathing or watching Northern lights. Our dream is to live by the sea. What is your recommendation?


Write a recommendation for Jill and Jack

Напиши рекомендацию для Джилл и Джека

Советы по написанию задания:

  • Прочитайте внимательно задание и вопросы.
  • Составьте план того, о чем хотите написать.
  • Напишите текст по составленному плану.
  • Перечитайте написанный текст перед отправкой на проверку.
  • Здесь вы найдете правила написания и пример задания.
  • Воспользуйтесь программой Grammarly, которая поможет избежать опечаток и исправит некоторые грамматические ошибки.

Places of living

1. cottage
2. camper van
3. tent
4. igloo
5. castle
6. skyscraper
7. block of flats
8. lighthouse

Activities

1. fishing
2. swimming
3. travelling
4. gardening
5. rock climbing
6. watching

Useful language

  • winter bathing
  • mushroom picking

Essay

Кликни по смартфону, переходи в мобильное приложение Quizlet и учи новые слова из урока

Quizlet

Кликни по смартфону, переходи в мобильное приложение Quizlet и учи новые слова из урока

Quizlet

 

Урок Homework Курс
  • Where do you live?
  • Home App
  • Expert team
  • Spell them all
  • Tom's likes
  • Likes and dislikes
  • Places to live in
  • Expert team in action
  • Now we can
  • Choose the way
  • I'm crazy about it!
  • Unusual houses
  • An expert
  • Places of living
  • Spell it out!
  • Love and hate
  • Recommendation
  • App: Quizlet
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