1 p 6 Picture A was taken on a platform at a train station.This is clear because you can see trains on either side of the platform. It was most probably taken during the winter, as people are wearing big coats and woollen hats and scarves.They probably feel very cold and are hoping that their train arrives soon.
Continuous Round Robin 2 p 6 4 min Partner 2 starts
2 p 6 The map in picture C shows part of the UK, France and Belgium. On the map we can see London, the capital city of the UK and Paris, the capital city of France. Picture B shows two famous landmarks – Big Ben, which is in London and the Eiffel Tower, which is in Paris.
3 p 6 Read-Say 1 min Listen-Check Read-Check 5 min
3 p 6 The article is about a house-swapping scheme, which leads to a family visiting England and then travelling to Paris through the Channel Tunnel.
5 p 7 opportunity: chance taking such a leap into the unknown: doing sth without having previous experience of it opted for: decided on unlimited: endless scolded: reprimanded picturesque: attractive feat: achievement convenience: usefulness occupants of: passengers in novel: different nosed out: eased forward accelerated: sped up yearning for: longing for
Sentences – B ex 6 p 7 1 The writer of the text and his family took part in an exchange programme. 2 To end their holiday on a high note, they decided to go to France. 3,4 They were on a fairly tight budget so they chose a package deal. 5 Many of the writers co-passengers were reading business reports. 6 The writer liked the fact he wouldnt encounter rough seas. 7 The Channel Tunnel was a novel travel experience for the writer. 8 There wasnt much in the carriage to grab the writers attention. 9 The trip gave the writer many wonderful memories to cherish. 10 It was such an intriguing opportunity he had to find out more about it.
Speaking 7 p 7 Last August I went to California on holiday.We went by aeroplane. We went there for three weeks for our summer holiday. While we were there we went swimming, surfing and souvenir shopping. We also visited Disneyland.
Questions 7 p 7 Ask questions Based on the text 3 min P A starts
Questions SA: What is an exchange programme? SB: When you swap houses with another person/family for a certain amount of time. How long was this exchange programme? SA: The families exchanged homes for one month. How many children are in this family? SB: There are two teenage children. How far below the surface is the Chunnel? SA: Well, it is about 50 metres below the bottom of the English Channel. How fast was the train going? SB: The train was travelling at 300 kph. How much time did it take to travel from London to Paris? SA: The trip took 180 minutes from London to Paris. etc
Home work Ask 3 questions about Lisas drama club in your letter A
Reflection $ 2 summaries 1 word – 10 cents Write the summary of the learning from the lesson Use new words