Ex. 3. Fill each gap with a suitable word to complete Tom’s letter to his pen-friend.

UNIT 1. ABOUT MYSELF

Read, translate and retell the text.

First of all let me introduce myself. My name is … .I’m seventeen years old. I am a first – year student of the Orenburg State Pedagogical University. There are two more kids in the family besides me – my elder brother Oleg and my Ex. 3. Fill each gap with a suitable word to complete Tom’s letter to his pen-friend. younger sister Maria. Oleg is twenty-one, he attends a University, he will be a dentist. Maria is only twelve, she is a schoolgirl. I forgot to mention one more member of our family. It’s our favorite poodle Tim.

My parents are not old at all. My Mum Ex. 3. Fill each gap with a suitable word to complete Tom’s letter to his pen-friend. is forty, she works for newspaper. My Dad is forty-four, he is an engineer in computers. My parents love their jobs very much.

I’m doing quite well at the University. My parents are proud of my marks. I go in for sports. I am good at different Ex. 3. Fill each gap with a suitable word to complete Tom’s letter to his pen-friend. спорт games but I prefer playing basket-ball. I take part in different basket-ball competitions. In summer time I like swimming and boating. In 4 years I will graduate from the University and I will work as a teacher.

My grandparents are already retired. They like gardening Ex. 3. Fill each gap with a suitable word to complete Tom’s letter to his pen-friend. and spend all their time growing tomatoes, potatoes, onions, strawberries, raspberries.

ADD TO YOUR ACTIVE VOCABULARY:

to introduce – представлять

let me introduce myself – разрешите представиться

to attend a university – ходить в институт

course – курс

favorite – любимчик, возлюбленный

poodle – пудель

to forget – забывать

job – работа

proud – гордый

to be proud of smth. – гордиться чем-либо

to go in for sports Ex. 3. Fill each gap with a suitable word to complete Tom’s letter to his pen-friend. – увлекаться спортом

occupation – занятие, род занятий, профессия

to be retired – быть на пенсии

Ex. 1. Answer the questions:

1. Do you go to school or Institute?

2. What course are you at?

3. How old are your parents?

4. Are you the only child in the family?

5. Do you have a pet?

6. Are your grandparents still alive?

7. Do Ex. 3. Fill each gap with a suitable word to complete Tom’s letter to his pen-friend. you go in for sports?

8. Do you like reading?

9. Do you take part in any competitions?

10. You are a good student, aren’t you?

Ex.2. Fill in the blanks with the required forms of the verb to be in the Present Tense:

1. I ... twenty.

2. You ... thirty.

3. They ... doctors.

4. She ... a swimmer Ex. 3. Fill each gap with a suitable word to complete Tom’s letter to his pen-friend..

5. He ... a very good friend.

6. We ... very busy in summer.

7. One of my friends ... fond of reading.

8. Football ... the most popular kind of спорт.

9. My father … proud of my marks.

10. My friends … good at different спорт games.

Ex. 3. Translate the sentences using the verb to be:

1. Мне 17 лет Ex. 3. Fill each gap with a suitable word to complete Tom’s letter to his pen-friend.. 2. Его брат – студент. 3. Она из Оренбурга. 4. Её мать – инженер. 5. Её брата зовут Борис. 6. На данный момент я – студент первого курса. 7. Наш корпус очень большой и прекрасный. 8. Мы – студенты педагогического института. 9. Я счастлив. 10. Он утомился. 11. Она очень рада.

Ex. 4. Read a letter from an English friend and fill in Ex. 3. Fill each gap with a suitable word to complete Tom’s letter to his pen-friend. the table:

Good day,

How are you? I am writing to you hoping that we can become friends.

My name is Jenny Blake. I am 20 years old. I am from Great Britain.

I am looking for pen pals with similar interests and from any country. I live in a small village Ex. 3. Fill each gap with a suitable word to complete Tom’s letter to his pen-friend. near Birmingham in England. There are 9 of us in my family: my parents, my grandma, my two brothers, my sister-in-law, my nephew, my sister and me.

My parents Jim and Kate are 49 and 48 years old. They have a small business.

My granny Emma was a Ex. 3. Fill each gap with a suitable word to complete Tom’s letter to his pen-friend. nurse at the local hospital but now she is retired. She is 75. She takes care of the family and cooks meals.

My elder brother Thomas is 30. His wife is 28 years old. Her name is Betty. They have a little son Ronald. My parents and Granny adore him. My brother is Ex. 3. Fill each gap with a suitable word to complete Tom’s letter to his pen-friend. a driver and Betty is a housewife.

My brother Andy is 27 years old and he doesn’t live with us. He is a designer and works for a big company in London. He comes home every year for Christmas.

My sister Mary is younger than me, she is Ex. 3. Fill each gap with a suitable word to complete Tom’s letter to his pen-friend. 16. She goes to our local school. She is very clever. She is good at biology and chemistry. Her dream is to become a pharmacist.

As for me I help my parents with their work. But I am also a first year student at the University of Birmingham. I will Ex. 3. Fill each gap with a suitable word to complete Tom’s letter to his pen-friend. be a Computer Engineer. I participate in an online distance learning program. That means I take classes online and communicate with my professors and other students through the Internet. My teachers and fellow students live in different places. But twice a year I come to Birmingham and take my Ex. 3. Fill each gap with a suitable word to complete Tom’s letter to his pen-friend. exams.

I hope after graduating from the university I’ll work as a Software Designer.

In my free time I go in for sports. I enjoy swimming and tennis. My sister and I also like riding our bikes. I don’t read a lot. I prefer going to the cinema. I Ex. 3. Fill each gap with a suitable word to complete Tom’s letter to his pen-friend. often listen to the music from my iPod. It is mostly rock but sometimes classical music.

Now I’m very interested in various cultures and would like to meet people from other countries.

What is your name? Where are you from? How many people are there in your family Ex. 3. Fill each gap with a suitable word to complete Tom’s letter to his pen-friend.? How old are they? What do they do? What are they like? What do they look like? What do you like doing in your free time? What are your plans for the future?

Hope to hear from you soon,

Jenny.

Name Family status Age Job
Jenny Ex. 3. Fill each gap with a suitable word to complete Tom’s letter to his pen-friend.
Jim
Kate
Emma
Thomas
Betty
Andy
Mary

ADDITIONAL MATERIAL

Read, translate and retell the text:

MY FAMILY

There is a saying that if you want something to be done well, do it yourself. So, I am following this wise saying and would like to introduce myself.

My first name is Katya, my Ex. 3. Fill each gap with a suitable word to complete Tom’s letter to his pen-friend. family name is Smirnova.

But in the beginning, I would like to represent my family and parents. Actually my family isn’t large. My family consists of three persons: my father, mother and sister. Besides there is one more member in our family – our cat Boris.

My father's name Ex. 3. Fill each gap with a suitable word to complete Tom’s letter to his pen-friend. is Andrew. He is 41 years, but he looks muсh younger. My dad is well-educated and well-read. His hobby is fishing. He is fond of it.

My mother’s name is Helen. She is 37. She is a good-looking, blond woman. I really adore her sense of Ex. 3. Fill each gap with a suitable word to complete Tom’s letter to his pen-friend. humor. She is a housewife. It takes her much time and power to take care of our home. Her hobby is gardening. She can spend long hours in her spare time in our garden.

I enjoy spending time with my family very much. We often go for walks Ex. 3. Fill each gap with a suitable word to complete Tom’s letter to his pen-friend..

As for me I am a student. I am 17. I can say that I'm friendly, kind, generous and honest. I have my own likes and dislikes. I never let my friends down.

ADD TO YOUR ACTIVE VOCABULARY:

to introduce – представить

first name – имя

family name – фамилия

to represent – представить

to consist of – состоять из

blond Ex. 3. Fill each gap with a suitable word to complete Tom’s letter to his pen-friend. – блондиночка

to be fond of – очень очень что-либо обожать, увлекаться

generous – благородный

modest – умеренный, сдержанный

to let (past let, p.p let) smb. down – подводить кого-то

Ex. 1. Answer the questions:

1. What is my first name?

2. What is my second name?

3. What is my family name?

4. Is my family large?

5. What are my Ex. 3. Fill each gap with a suitable word to complete Tom’s letter to his pen-friend. father's and my mother's names?

6. How old is my father?

7. How old is my mother?

8. What is my father by profession?

9. Do I enjoy spending time with my family?

10. What hobby do I have ?

11. How old am I?

12. What people don't I like?

Ex Ex. 3. Fill each gap with a suitable word to complete Tom’s letter to his pen-friend.. 2. Translate the sentences using the verb to have:

1. У меня есть семья.

2. У нас есть кошка по имени Пушистик.

3. У моего друга есть сестра и брат.

4. Обычно я обедаю дома.

5. У моего брата есть своя семья.

6. У её папы хорошая работа.

7. Обычно, я каждый денек встречаюсь с друзьями.

8. У нас в семье Ex. 3. Fill each gap with a suitable word to complete Tom’s letter to his pen-friend. есть определенные традиции.

9. Вечерами мы обсуждаем всё, что вышло за денек.

10. Каждое лето мы ездим отдыхать на море.

Ex. 3. Fill each gap with a suitable word to complete Tom’s letter to his pen-friend.

Dear Mike,

Thank you for your letter. It was …………… interesting. And thank you for Ex. 3. Fill each gap with a suitable word to complete Tom’s letter to his pen-friend. the photographs. Your village looks beautiful. Now I would like to tell you a little about myself and …………… family. I live …………… a town about 40 miles (that’s about 64 kilometers) from London. I’ve …………… one brother and one sister and we all …………… to the local school. My mother’s Ex. 3. Fill each gap with a suitable word to complete Tom’s letter to his pen-friend. a tourist officer and she …………… to London …………… the train every day. My father’s a computer programmer and he often works …………… home.

At the weekends I often play football with the school team. I sometimes go …………… at the local pool. …………… is a very good gym at the Ex. 3. Fill each gap with a suitable word to complete Tom’s letter to his pen-friend. pool too.

I look forward to your next letter.

Best wishes,

Tom.

GRAMMAR EXERCISES

Ex. 1. Give the plural form of the following nouns:

year, wife, teacher, family, man, photo, school, mouse, boy, kind, child, city, exam, goose, foot, student, woman, faculty, shelf, potato.

Ex. 2. Complete these sentences withme, you, her, him Ex. 3. Fill each gap with a suitable word to complete Tom’s letter to his pen-friend., it, us orthem:

1. I can’t open this door. Could you open ………. for me, please?

2. Those shoes are really nice. I’d like to buy ………. .

3. “Did you see Jonathon last night?” No, I phoned ………. but he wasn’t there.”

4. I can’t do this homework. Can you help ……….?

5. I asked ………. a Ex. 3. Fill each gap with a suitable word to complete Tom’s letter to his pen-friend. question but you didn’t answer ………. .

6. We’re not ready. Please give ………. some more time.

7. I’m sorry about your birthday. I’m afraid I forgot about ………. .

8. She speaks very quickly. I can’t understand ………. .

9. Jill’s a very nice woman. Do you know ……….?

10. My parents are coming this Ex. 3. Fill each gap with a suitable word to complete Tom’s letter to his pen-friend. weekend. Would you like to meet ……….?

11. They are not married now. She left ………. a year ago.

12. “Where is your passport?” “I don’t know. I can’t find ………. .”

13. My mother writes to me every week but I don’t write to ………. very often.

14. Were you at the meeting Ex. 3. Fill each gap with a suitable word to complete Tom’s letter to his pen-friend. last night? I didn’t see ………. there.

15. We want to help you. Please tell ………. about your problems.

Ex. 3. Translate the word combinations using possessive pronouns:

Его брат, его сестра, наш институт, их учеба, моя книжка, твоя мать, ваши учебники, твой факультет, наши познания, мой выходной денек.

Ex. 4. Complete the Ex. 3. Fill each gap with a suitable word to complete Tom’s letter to his pen-friend. sentences using a, an or the:

1. I bought ……… sandwich and ……… piece of cake. ……… sandwich was all right but cake was horrible.

2. ……… woman and two men were here a few minutes ago. I think ……… woman wanted to see you.

3. They’ve got ……… dog and ……… cat, ……… rabbit and some goldfish but Ex. 3. Fill each gap with a suitable word to complete Tom’s letter to his pen-friend. the children like ……… dog best.

4. He sent me two letters and ……… postcard two days ago. ……… postcard didn’t say much but ……… letters were very interesting.

5. You can have ……… apple or ……… orange. ……… apples are nice and sweet.

6. There’s ……… plum tree and ……… peach tree in our garden. ……… peach tree doesn Ex. 3. Fill each gap with a suitable word to complete Tom’s letter to his pen-friend.’t’ produce many peaches but ……… plum tree produces lots of plums every year.

7. There’s ……… theatre and two cinemas in town but one of ……… cinemas is closing down.

8. There’s ……… train at 2.00 and one at 3.30. ……… 2.00 train takes two hours and ……… 3.30 train takes ……… hour and ……… half.

Ex. 5. Complete Ex. 3. Fill each gap with a suitable word to complete Tom’s letter to his pen-friend. the sentences using a, an, some or any:

1. Have you got ……… juice in the fridge?

2. There are ……… letters on the floor.

3. I had ……… cup of tea but I didn’t have ……… toast.

4. You need ……… flour and ……… egg.

5. I’d like ……… rice but I don’t want ……… potatoes.

6. Would you like ……… bowl Ex. 3. Fill each gap with a suitable word to complete Tom’s letter to his pen-friend. of soup?

7. He gave me ……… tea but he didn’t put ……… sugar in it.

8. There are ……… nice trees in the garden but there aren’t ……… flowers.

9. Can I have ……… glass of orange juice?

10. There are knives and forks on the table but there isn’t ………salt or pepper.

UNIT Ex. 3. Fill each gap with a suitable word to complete Tom’s letter to his pen-friend. 2. MY WORKING DAY

Read, translate and retell the text:

On week days I usually get up at 6 o'clock. I do not like to get up early, but I have to, because I have a lot of work to do during the day. I do my morning exercises Ex. 3. Fill each gap with a suitable word to complete Tom’s letter to his pen-friend., make my bed, wash, dress and go to the kitchen to have breakfast. At 7 o'clock I leave home and go to the University. As a rule I come there at a quarter to 8. The classes begin at 8 o’clock. Today we have two lectures, a seminar and an Ex. 3. Fill each gap with a suitable word to complete Tom’s letter to his pen-friend. English lesson. At our English lessons we read texts, ask and answer questions and do all sorts of exercises. We speak English at the lessons. We speak English a little now, but we want to speak English well. At about 12 o'clock I generally have lunch at the canteen. I come Ex. 3. Fill each gap with a suitable word to complete Tom’s letter to his pen-friend. home at about 4 o'clock. Sometimes I stay at the University till 5 or even 6 o'clock in the evening. I go to the library to get ready for my practical classes or to write areport. As a rule I have no free time on week-days. So by Ex. 3. Fill each gap with a suitable word to complete Tom’s letter to his pen-friend. the end of the week I get verytired.

On returning home I usually start doing my homework. Then I have supper. After supper I wash dishes, drink coffee or tea and watch TV. I prefer old comedies and films about travelling. Sometimes I go for a walk in Ex. 3. Fill each gap with a suitable word to complete Tom’s letter to his pen-friend. the park or visit my friends.

I like to read something before going to bed, listen to some music or chat on-line with my friends. At half past eleven I go to bed.

ADD TO YOUR ACTIVE VOCABULARY:

have to – быть принужденным сделать что-либо

a lot of – много

leave Ex. 3. Fill each gap with a suitable word to complete Tom’s letter to his pen-friend. home – уходить из дома

as a rule – обычно

generally – обычно

canteen – столовая

get verytired – очень уставать

get ready for smth – готовиться к ч-л.

have supper – ужинать

write areport – писать доклад

chat on-line – разговаривать по Вебу

Ex.1. Answer the questions:

1. When do you get up?

2. Where do you go after breakfast?

3. How do you get to the Ex. 3. Fill each gap with a suitable word to complete Tom’s letter to his pen-friend. University?

4. How much does it take you to get there?

5. What do you do at the University?

6. How many classes do you have every day?

7. Who usually prepares dinner for you?

8. What do you do in the evening?

9. At what time do you go to bed?

Ex. 2. Tell about Ex. 3. Fill each gap with a suitable word to complete Tom’s letter to his pen-friend. your typical day. The following questions will help you:

1. Do you get up early?

2. Is it easy for you to get up early?

3. Do you wake up yourself or does your alarm-clock wake you up?

4. Do you do your morning exercises?

5. What do you prefer: a hot or Ex. 3. Fill each gap with a suitable word to complete Tom’s letter to his pen-friend. a cold shower in the morning?

6. How long does it take you to get dressed?

7. What do you usually have for breakfast?

8. Some people look through newspapers or listen to the latest news on the radio while having breakfast. What about you?

9. When do you usually leave your house Ex. 3. Fill each gap with a suitable word to complete Tom’s letter to his pen-friend.?

10. Do you work? If yes, where?

11. How long does it take you to get to your University?

12. Do you go there by bus/trolley-bus or walk?

13. Where do you usually have lunch (dinner)?

14. What time do you come home?

15. How long does it take you to do your homework?

16. How Ex. 3. Fill each gap with a suitable word to complete Tom’s letter to his pen-friend. do you usually spend your evenings?

17. Do you have a lot of free time?

18. Do you play any musical instrument?

19. Are you fond of listening to music?

20. What kind of music do you prefer?

21. Do you collect anything (stamps, records, post­cards, coins, matchboxes, etc.)?

22. What Ex. 3. Fill each gap with a suitable word to complete Tom’s letter to his pen-friend. time do you usually go to bed?

Ex. 3. Ask questions to the underlined words:

1. He wakes up at 7.

2. After breakfast he goes to his University

3. He gets there by bus.

4. He puts on his coat.

5. I greet my friends.

6. She reads English books.

7. He rests after dinner.

Ex. 4. Ask questions to the Subjects Ex. 3. Fill each gap with a suitable word to complete Tom’s letter to his pen-friend.:

1. The teacher asks questions. 2. Ann cleans the rooms after breakfast. 3. We watch TV after dinner. 4. Nick goes to the library after classes.

Ex. 5. Translate from Russian into English:

a) на столе, в столе, со стола, из стола, в стол, за столом

b) в ранце, в портфель, из ранца

c) на Ex. 3. Fill each gap with a suitable word to complete Tom’s letter to his pen-friend. урок, на уроке, после урока

d) до обеда, после обеда, во время обеда

e) до занятий, на упражнениях, после занятий.


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