Unit 6. Entertainmets
Look at the photo and discuss these questions.
• Have you ever been to a theme park or funfair?
• If you have, what was it like?
• If you haven't, would you like to?
• What sort of things can you do at a place like this?
DEVELOP YOUR LISTENING SKILLS
Listening know-how LISTENING FOR GIST
Слушая текст, старайтесь выделить ключевые слова и фразы. Именно они помогут вам понять основное содержание высказывания.
Match the activities with the correct pictures.
Key.le 2d 3b 4c 5f 6a
| ||1 rollercoaster|
2 ghost train
3 big wheel (or ferris wheel)
4 shooting range
5 flume ride
6 bumper cars (or dodgems)
For each picture, write down two or three key words someone might use when they are describing the activity.
a sit, drive, bump, crash
b sit, go round, up, view, top
с gun, shoot, target, win, prize
d ghost, monster, skeleton, scared, frightened
e sit, track, speed, scary, frightened, go fast, scream
f sit, boat, speed, down, wet, splash
|Listen to Jill, a teenager, describing different rides at a theme park. Match each description with a picture from Exercise A.|
Key.1d 2e 3b 4c 5a 6f
|Listen again and tick how Jill describes each ride. Be careful! You might need to tick more than one box.|
| being afraid ||going at high speed ||being surprised ||being disappointed ||being successful ||making a noise |
PRACTISE YOUR SPEAKING SKILLS
You are going to listen to six young people talking about free-timeactivities. Before you listen, write down some key words you might youexpect to hear for each option.
Key.Accept any sensible answers.
1 You hear a girl talking about what she and her friends did last night. What did they see?
A a play ________________________________
В a pop group ________________________________
С a film ________________________________
2 You hear a boy talking about his plans. What is he going to do on Saturday?
A play computer games ________________________________
В listen to music ________________________________
С visit his grandparents ________________________________
3 You hear a girl talking about her hobby. What does she probably collect?
A autographs ________________________________
В postcards ________________________________
С stamps ________________________________
4 You hear a boy talking about reading. What does he like reading?
A comics ________________________________
В newspapers ________________________________
С adventure stories ________________________________
5 You hear a young woman talking about what she does in her spare time. What does she do?
A sing ________________________________
В dance ________________________________
С write poetry ________________________________
6 You overhear a boy talking on his mobile phone. Where is he going to meet his friends?
A in a cafe ________________________________
В in the town centre ________________________________
С outside the library ________________________________
|Now listen to the young people. You will hear each person twice. Choose the correct answer in Exercise E.|
Key.1B 2C ЗА 4C 5A 6B
As a class, discuss these statements. Give reasons for your opinions.
Young people don't do many constructive or creative things in their free time.
Young people these days don't have enough free time.
There aren't many entertainment facilities for young people in the local area.
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