Group lessons | El |U1|3. 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

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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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Hi!

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.


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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