Unit 3 TIME FOR HOME
Lesson 1 ALL ABOUT MY FAMILY
1 Look at Tom’s family tree. Answer the questions.
1 How many brothers has Tom got?
2 How many uncles has Tom got?
3 How many cousins has Tom got?
4 How many aunts has Tom got?
2 Complete the sentences with the words from the box.
1 Mrs Green is Tom’s grandmother.
2 Julie is Pat’s………
3 Sarah is Mat’s……….
4 Diana is Jim’s………..
5 Martha is Tom’s……..
6 Julie is Sarah’s………….
7 Diana is Mr Peter’s…….
1 Patrick is Tom’s father.
2 Pat is Mat’s……….
3 Tom is Martha’s……..
4 Nick is Mrs Green’s…….
5 Mr Green is Nick’s……..
Jim is Tom’s………….
7 Rick is Pat’s………
3 Look at Tom’s family tree again. Ask and answer in pairs.
Example: – Is Rick Tom’s uncle?
– Yes, he is.
– Is Julie Leo’s aunt?
– No, she isn’t.
4 Answer the questions.
1 Name as many jobs as you can.
2 Listen and say if you can hear any job that someone in your family does.
He / she / it helps [s] draws [z] teaches [iz]
He / she / it makes [s] repairs [z] catches [iz]
3 Ask and answer in pairs.
1 Who brings letters?
2 Who helps the
3 Who repairs teeth?
4 Who works in an office?
5 Who teaches at school?
6 Who catches burglars?
1 What does a secretary do?
2 What does a doctor do?
3 What does a dentist do?
4 What does a postman do?
5 What does a nurse do?
6 What does a teacher do?
4 Say if it is true (T) or false (F).
1 A nurse helps an architect. A nurse helps the doctor.
2 A postman works in an office.
3 A teacher catches burglars.
4 A TV reporter repairs teeth.
5 A police officer helps sick animals……..
6 A secretary teaches children.
1 Read, guess and match the words with their definitions.
1 to compete a) a child who has no brothers
2 an only child b) somebody who was born at the same
3 a twin time as his or her brother or sister
4 to look alike c) to look like somebody else
5 similar d) to try to do everything better than
E) almost the same
2 Finish the sentences and discuss them in a group.
1 It is good to be an only child because…
2 It is good to have a younger brother or sister because…
3 It is fun to have a twin brother / sister because…
4 It is good to have an older brother or sister because…
3 Read and say if these sentences are true (T) or false (F).
1 Twins always compete with each other.
2 Twins have special powers.
3 Twins look alike and no one can say who is who.
4 Twins should always be in different classes, so they can learn to live without each other.
5 Twins are always best friends.
4 a) Read what Dr Green, an expert on twins, says.
Compare your answers with her words.
5 Find sentences or pairs of sentences in the text above which show that…
1 Read the e-mail on the next page.
Copy it in your notebook, but make the underlined words shorter. Example:
I am sitting in my room.
I’m sitting in my room.
1 Listen and read to find out what the boy’s grandparents are doing now.
It is morning. The children are in the classroom. They are learning about the Present Continuous now.
Teacher: It is ten o’clock. What’s your family doing now?
Taras: I don’t know. I think father is playing basketball.
Teacher: Is he a basketball player?
Taras: No, he’s a P. E. teacher.
My mother is probably talking to a patient.
Teacher: Is she a doctor?
Taras: Yes, she is. My sister is doing a test. She is a student.
Teacher: What about your grandparents?
Taras: I’ve got two grandmothers and a grandfather. One grandma is cooking now, the other grandma is probably watching TV and, I guess, grandpa is working in the garden.
Teacher: What about your friends?
Taras: Ihor is here. He is listening to me.
2 Ask and answer in pairs.
1 Where is Taras?
2 What is he doing?
3 Where is his father?
3 Play the game in pairs.
1 Write all the jobs you know on a piece of paper.
2 Write what he/she is doing as in the example below.
3 Turn the pieces of paper face down on the table.
4 Let your partner take two pieces of paper at a time.
5 Say the true sentence.
4 Is his mother a teacher?
5 Is she a doctor?
6 Where is his grandfather?
1 Draw the table with three columns in your notebook.
Copy these words in the correct boxes.
At school, swimming, doctor, teacher, in the garden, studying, in the street, watching TV, jumping, dentist, basketball player, policeman, at home
2 Write an e-mail to your pen-friend about what you and the members of your family are doing.