“Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” by R. Frost (p.239)

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Topic
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Vocabulary

Grammar

Readin
g

Speaking

Writing


1.

Fascination &Challenge:
The World of Science
&Technology

Vocabulary on pp.175
-
177

Branches of science:

mathematics, geology,
engineering, physics, chemistry,
microbiology, astronomy, etc

Science
Vocabulary

science and technology, marvels
of modern science, to analyse
and systematize facts, to
discover fundamental laws of
nature, to discover/ discovery,
to explore/ exploration, to
invent/ invention, to observe/
observation, test (v,n), to make
obse
rvations, discoveries,
inventions, experiments, tests;
to do research, modern/ high/
information/ new technology;
scientific methods/ laws/
studies/ theories/ research/
achievements/ breakthroughs

Urgent problems scientific minds
are working at:

finding
and using alternative
sources of energy; learning how
to save and conserve energy;
creating highly effective systems
of communication; collecting,
storing, using and sending out
information; recycling and
reusing materials; studying
particles smaller than
atoms;
climatic change; serious diseases
like cancer, AIDS, heart and
vessel problems, drug addiction;
exploring the underwater world;
studying the first humans and
ancient civilizations;
development of life on the
planet; UFOs and the possibility
of alien

visits

Maintaining space flights



design and build spacecraft:
spaceships manned or not
manned, satellites, rockets,
Revise and
study:

1)Word order:
The place of
adverbs in
sentences


pp.149
-
150,
Ex.20
-
22
pp.150
-
151,
Ex.23 p.151


in
writing

2)Modal verbs:
Must/ Have to/
Should/ Ought
to


Ex.24
-
32
pp.152
-
156,
Ex.33 p.157


in
writing

3)Substantivized
Adjectives


p.157, Ex.34
p.158

4)Either/
Neither


Ex.60
-
61 pp.173
-
174

Ex.4
pp.140
-
141,
Ex.12
-
16
pp.144
-
146,
Ex.17
-
19
pp.147
-
149
,
Ex.54
-
56
pp.167
-
170,
Ex.77
-
80
pp.182
-
183

1)Speak
about space
exploration,
what people
do on the
Eart
h and in
outer space
to maintain a
space flight

2)Discuss one
or two
controversial
problems
below, say if
they are a
curse or a
blessing: a)
nuclear
power; b)
new
information
technology;
c)
computerizat
ion; d)
cloning; e)
genetic
engineering

Write 3
paragraphs
(introduction
, body,
conclusion)
and
comment on
the following
statement:

These days
the Internet
is a popular
way to find
out
information.
Some
people,
however,
think this
way of
finding
information
has more
drawbacks
than
advantage
s
.


space shuttles, probes



equip them with an engine
powerful enough to take a
spaceship beyond the Earth’s
atmosphere



develop the necessary
in
struments and devices for
the vehicle



design and make spacesuits



launch the space vehicle into
outer space, etc

The astronauts’ mission includes



travelling in/ into space



exploring outer space



observing objects in outer
space



making experiments in a
weight
less environment



living and working in orbital
space stations



producing new materials in
zero gravity

Space projects to be carried out
in the future



building space stations
suitable for scientific research



make interplanetary flights to
Mars



develop
technologies for
Earth observation



send probes to Venus and
Mercury



Ex.69
-
75 pp.178
-
180

Phrasal verb:
to see (around,
through smth or smb, to smth or
smb, smb off)


Ex.38
-
39 p.160,
Ex.40 p.161


in writing

New Vocabulary: Ex.41
-
42
pp.161
-
163, Ex.43
-
49 p
p.163
-
166, Ex.50
-
51 p.166


in writing



2.

Going
to Places: The
World of Travelling

Vocabulary on pp. 229
-
231

Types of journey:

travel/ journey/ voyage/ tour/
trip/ excursion

Means of travelling (transport):

by air, by land, by sea, by plane,
by boat, by train, by car, by
Revise and
study:

1)Modal Verbs:
to Be (to) and
Need


Ex.26
-
30
pp.198
-
200,
Ex.27,29 pp.199,
200


in writing

2)Modal Verbs
Ex.14
-
21
pp.190
-
195,
Ex.22
-
24
pp.195
-
197,
Ex.25
1.

Discuss
with the
interlocut
or the
adv
antage
s and
disadvant
ages of
different
1)

Write a
postcard to
your pen pal
describing
the journey
you’ve just
made;

2) Write 3
paragraphs
coach, on horseback, on a bike,
on foot

Things that
make a journey
convenient
:

a sea (ocean) liner, a through
train, a direct flight, a fast coach,
a local::long distance train, a
sleeper, a smoker::non
-
smoker,
etc;

book/ reserve/ buy a train/
coach ticket; a single::return
ticket; a 1
st

class/ 2
nd

class/
economy/ business
-
class ticket;



f
ind out departure/ arrival
time




pack one’
s luggage




come to the railway station/
coach station in advance

Procedures:



f
ind the right platform,
carriage, compartment; the
right gate at the airport



check
in for the flight/ voyage



go through the customs
formalities and passport
control



fill in the declaration



take the luggage to the
luggage van



weigh the luggage, pay excess
luggage charges



do the last
-
minute shopping
at duty
-
free



board the train, plane etc
on
time

Things that can spoil the
impression of the journey:

travel sickness, heavy luggage,
talkative fellow passengers,
missing your transport, bad food,
delays and cancellations, bad
weather

Places one can stay in/ at:

a hotel/ motel/ hostel/ boarding
h
ouse/ guest house/ B&B

To stay there one
needs to



check in (register) at a hotel



ask for a single/ double room,
suite/ room with a shower/
bath, with a view of the sea,
with Perfect
Infinitive


p.201, Ex.31
-
32
pp.202
-
203,
Ex.33 p.203


in
writing

3)Adverbs and
Adjectives


Ex.35
-
38
pp.204
-
205

4)Substantivized
Adjectives:
Nation and
Nationality
words


p
p.206
-
207, Ex.40
-
42
pp.208
-
209,
Ex.43 p.209


in
writing

5)The
Possessive Case
with Inanimate
Objects
-

p.209

p.198


in
writing,
Ex.48
-
50
pp.212
-
215,
Ex.61
-
62
pp.222
-
225

types of
accommo
dation.
Give
reasons.

2.

Rank the
facilities
available
in the
hotel
from the
most to
the least
important
. Give
reasons.

3.

Look
through
the travel
guides
suggested
and
discuss
with the
interlocut
or the
best
accommo
dation
options,
means of
getting to
your
destinatio
n
, the
cultural
and
entertain
ment
program
me.
Suggest
ways of
solving
the
possible
problems.

comment
ing
on one of the
following:


1.

“The
world is a
great book,
of which
they who
never stir
from home
read only a
page.”

2.
“He
travels
fastest who
travels
alone
.



with a twin/ double bed



pay for the room and facilities
available



check out at the end of one’s
stay


Ex.
70
-
72 pp.231
-
232

Phrasal verb:
to drop (in, off, on
smb, out)


Ex. 51
-
52 pp. 215
-
217

New Vocabulary: pp.217
-
219,
Ex.55
-
58 pp.219
-
221, Ex.59 p.221


in writing


3.

Newspapers

&

Television: The World of
Mass Media

Vocabulary on pp.281
-
284

Newspapers and
magazines can
be

daily, weekly, monthly, morning,
evening, national, serious
(quality)::popular (tabloid)

An
issue
of a paper contains

articles, leading articles/
editorials, features, reports,
comments, reviews,
photographs, cartoons, strip
cartoons,
crosswords, puzzles,
advertisements, obituaries

Sections of newspapers are:

politics, economics, business and
finance, science and technology,
culture, home news, foreign
news, current affairs, sports
news, readers’ letters,
entertainment, recipes, weather

forecasts, radio and TV
programmes

Good editions should



h
ave

accurate
, impartial,
comprehensive information;



help us to keep an eye on the
news



give a wide coverage of
current events



be informative



provide information on
various subjects



cater for all op
inions



satisfy any taste



inform, instruct, entertain

People who make newspapers
are:

Revise
and
study:

1)

Articles


Ex.7 p.244

2)

Certain
prepositions


Ex.8 p.244

3)

Structures
“had better/
would
rather”


Ex.9
-
10
p.245

4)

ING
-
forms in
English


p.252, Ex.20
p.253


in
writing,
Ex.21
-
23
pp.254
-
255,
Ex.26 p.255


in writing

5)

The Infinitive


Ex.25
-
27
pp.256
-
257

6)

“to offer/ to
suggest”


Ex.28 p.258


in writing

7)

“Used to do
smth:: to be/
get used to
doing smth”


Ex.31 p.260

8)

“remember/
forget, stop,
regret, allow
+ Ving and
Vto”


Ex.
33
-
36 pp.261
-
Ex.4
pp.242
-
243,
Ex.12
-
15
pp.247
-
249,
Ex.16
-
18
pp.250
-
252,
Ex.18
p.252


in
writing,
Ex.56
-
61
pp.275
-
279

1)

Speak
about a
modern
newspape
r or
magazine.
What
makes
them
popular?
What is
their
audience?

2)

Rank the
features
that make
a
successful
journalist
in order
of

importanc
e. Explain
your
choice of
priorities.
Would
you like to
give this
profession
a try?

3)

Analyse
part of a
TV
program
me (Ex.77
p.287).
Discuss
with the
interlocut
1.

Make up a
questionn
aire for
your
classmate
s to find
out about
their
preferenc
es in
television
program
mes
and/or
newspape
rs.

2.

Look at
the
pictures
below.
Choose
one

(or
suggest
your
own)
,
make up a
headline
and write
a short
newspape
r
report
based on
the
picture.
Try
to
make it
imaginativ
e, original,
catchy.

freelance (journalists), editors,
correspondents, reporters,
critics, photographers

Readers

subscribe to various editions

Television



broadcasts its programmes



has various
channels to
satisfy any taste



shows programmes live and
in recording



keeps us informed, educates
and entertains us

The choice of programmes is
wide:

the news, music request
programmes, feature films,
cartoons, documentary films,
chat shows, educational
pro
grammes, soap operas,
quizzes

People who work on TV are:

TV journalists, newscasters,
newsreaders, commentators,
show and quiz hosts and
hostesses, art critics

Growing concerns:



people’s addiction to
television



too much violence and crime
on TV



too passive

a role of TV
viewers in getting
information



too much influence of TV on
young viewers



too many commercials



Ex.70
-
75 pp.284
-
286


Phrasal

verb:
to hold (oneself in,
off, on, out)


Ex.43
-
44 p.266

New Vocabulary: pp.267
-
269,
Ex.47
-
50 pp.269
-
270




263

9)

Prefixes with
meaning
“not”


p.271, Ex.51
p.271

or, which
program
mes you’d
prefer to
watch,
give
reasons,
agree on
3 options.








To get the credit you need to



submit the written assignments on grammar, vocabulary and
writing



submit the answers to the Final tests (4
-
6)



learn and recite one of the poems: “Stopping by Woods on a
Snowy

Evening” by R. Frost (p.239) or “If” by R. Kipling



be ready to talk on the topics listed above in the form of the
monologue and dialogue



be able to describe a picture, or compare two pictures presented



be ready to discuss the tasks and retell and comment
on the texts
from Reader VI
II
.






















FINAL TEST 4

FASCINATION AND CHALLENGE: THE WORLD OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

I.

Give English equivalents for the following Russian words and phrases.

Russian

English

Russian

English

1.

Отрасль науки


6. Доступ
в Интернет


2.

Современные
технологии


7. Использовать
альтернативные
источники энергии


3.

Научная теория


8. Делать открытие


4.

Проводить
эксперимент


9. Изучать объекты в
открытом космосе


5.

Запустить спутник


10. Жить и работать на
орбитальной
космической
станции


II.

Find a name to each of these sciences:

1)

the science of living things ___________________________

2)

the scientific study of the planets, stars, the Sun, etc _______________________

3)

the scientific study of animals ________________________

4)

the
scientific planning of a machine, road, bridge, etc _____________________

5)

the science dealing with measurements, numbers and quantities __________________

III.

Insert the words from the box below to complete the sentences.

discovery invention

observation(s) experiments exploring achievements
different various technology research

1.

The country became very rich following the …………………………….. of oil.

2.

The astronauts’ mission in
cludes …………………………. outer space.

3.

This plant uses the latest ……………………….. to produce steel.

4.

The mobile phone is a wonderful ………………………………. .

5.

The scientists are developing technologies for Earth ………………………………. .

6.

The invention of electricity was one of the greate
st ……………………………. of the human mind.

7.

I’m doing a scientific …………………….. on the effect of virtual reality on human psyche.

8.

The new and old computers are very …………………….. .

9.

You can find ………………………….. electronic devices in this shop.

10.

A. Bell and his brother starte
d making ………………………………. on the human voice when they were

young.

IV.

Complete the sentences using the missing words.

1.

That man, Brown, wanted to cheat me out of my money but I saw right ………………….. him.

2.

I haven’t seen Nick …………………….. for a couple of days. Is he
away on business?

3.

I’m sorry I can’t see you ………………. to the railway station. You’d better take a taxi.

4.

See …………….. it that all our guests have chairs to sit on.

5.

I’ve never actually met her, but I’ve ……………………… her around.

V.

Complete the sentences using the wor
ds derived from those on the right.

Spectacular ………………………….. effects made
Ghostbusters
,
a wild comedy with terrifying moments, VISION


one of the most …………………………… productions of 1984. A 65 mm high
-
speed reflex camera and a SUCCESS

65 mm

aerial
-
image optical ………………………… were specially designed for the production. As many PRINT

as 163 …………………… and craftsmen were involved in creating a non
-
existent New York skyscraper, ART

fantastic ghosts, two giant “terror dogs”, stran
ge weapons, …………….. clouds, and a towering statue COLOUR

that comes to life to …………………. the city. The strange clouds were made by dropping chemicals into TERROR

water. The strange …………………….. was partly miniature, partly real, and partly a pai
nting. There were BUILD

also laser effects and animated lighting.

VI.

Read the texts (A
-
F) and match them with the titles (1
-
7). There is one extra title.




















FINAL TEST

5

GOING TO PLACES: THE WORLD OF TRAVELLING

I.

Translate the words below

form Russian into English.

Russian

English

Russian

English

место назначения


пройти регистрацию в
аэропорту


путешествовать на
самолете


оплатить перевес
багажа, если
необходимо


ехать в
командировку


взять тележку для
тяжелого багажа


время
отправления


рейс отменен


жилье


билет в оба конца


II.

Listen to the
conversation
, and
choose
the right
item in the statements below
.

1.

Mr. Harris Perry has crossed the ……………………………..

a)

Atlantic Ocean b) Pacific Ocean c) Indian Ocean

2.

Mr. Harris Perry was
………………………… to cross the

ocean in a sailing boat.

a)

the first man b) the last man c) one of those who tried

3.

The greatest difficulty for the traveler during the voyage was …………………..

a)

to control the boat day and night

b)

to have no help

c)

to know that there

is nobody around

4.

Mr. Perry’s voyage was …………………………………..

a)

the first of its kind b) the second of its kind c) the third of its kind

5.

Mr. Perry’s wife ……………………………..

a)

doesn’t like her husband’s voyages

b)

protests against his voyages

c)

shares his enthusiasm about

the voyages.

III.

Fill in the right words or phrases from the box below to complete the sentences.

voyage tour travel backpack suitcase double
room dining car

with a view return ticket

1.

……………………. agencies are very useful: they plan your holidays for you.

2.

Is there a ………………………………. in the train?

3.

My mum usually packs our ……………………….. when we go on holiday.

4.

I’d like a …………………………. to Manchester,
please.

5.

During our …………………………….. of Europe, we enjoyed Austria most of all.

6.

I’d like a room …………………………. of the mountains.

7.

A couple of years ago we took a ………………………… by boat from Odessa to India.

8.

We would like to reserve a …………………………… for three nights, plea
se.

9.

I’d prefer to take a ………………………. with me when I go camping next week.

IV.

Write at least 10 sentences on one of the topics below:

a)

What type of holiday (sightseeing, seaside, adventure, camping, skiing, etc) do you
prefer and why?

b)

What means of transport
(car, train, plane, coach, horse, air balloon, etc) do you
prefer and why?











FINAL TEST

6

NEWSPAPERS AND TELEVISION: THE WORLD OF MASS MEDIA

V.

Translate the words below form Russian into English.

Russian

English

Russian

English

текущие события


показывать передачи в
прямом эфире


реклама на
телевидении


подписываться на
любимые издания


викторина, игра


пристраститься к
телевизову


внештатный
журналист


удовлетворять вкусам
всех


обстоятельная
статья на
определенную тему


предлагать
информацию
на различные темы


VI.

Listen to a TV debate and complete the sentences with the correct option (a, b or c).

1.

The woman thinks that …

a)

young people are addicted to TV.

b)

TV stops people reading.

c)

People don’t go out enough.

2.

The man thinks that …

a)

TV is
educational.

b)

TV causes many problems.

c)

TV is complete rubbish.

3.

The woman thinks that …

a)

most programmes are educational.

b)

there is too much violence on the news.

c)

some young people copy TV violence.

4.

The man thinks that …

a) people copy violence they read abo
ut in the papers.

b) newspapers shouldn’t pay criminals.

c) newspapers make too much money.

5. The woman is in favour of …

a) more sport.

b) treatment for Internet addicts.

c) control of the media by the government.
(New opportunities, module 4,
track 35)

III. Match the words on the right (1
-
7) to the words on the left (A
-
G). Then write the
collocation in the correct form in the sentences below.

1

switch



A

show

2

useful



B

affairs

3

current


C

information

4

chat



D

the channels

5

become


E

a TV addict

My elder brother Tom has 1)_________________________. He spends hours in front of a TV
2)__________________________. He watches the news to be informed about
3)__________________________ and game shows to test his knowledge and intelligence
. He claims
that every TV programme has educational value. For Tom even a 4)_________________________,
in which an interviewer talks to a well
-
known personality, provides a lot of
5)____________________________. Well, I think that he just loves gossip abou
t the lives of
celebrities like Ronaldo or Claudia Schiffer.

IV. Read the text and make it complete with the help of the derivatives that are formed
from the words written on the right.

The 1. ____________________ is part of an enterprise that is chal
lenged JOURNAL

by a lot of problems and issues. Because they are formulators of “news”,

they have a great 2.____________________. It is through them that the


RESPONSIBLE

people view the world. A lot of problems are connected with their
work.

Is 3. _______________________ a profession? Should it be one? Such JOURNAL

talks lead to 4. __________________ and debates. Some people believe


DISCUSS

the information provided by reporters to be too 5. ________________ and



ACCURATE

subjective. Still the

job of a reporter is interesting and 6.______________ . REWARD

V.
Write

about a modern newspaper or magazine. What makes them popular? What is their
audience?

Minimum


15 sentences.

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VI. Do the reading task below.