UNIT 5. ON THE MOVE
HOME READING. THE STORY OF ROBINSON CRUSOE (P. 161)
Цілі: вдосконалювати навички читання, усного мовлення, уживання в мовленні граматичних структур і лексичних одиниць із теми, розвивати вміння послідовно висловлюватися іноземною мовою; розвивати мовну здогадку.
1) Have you ever travelled by sea?
2) Did you like the voyage?
3) Was it dangerous? (Enjoyable, exciting, troublesome)
4) Where did you sail?
5) What books connected with voyages and sea adventures do you know?
6) Whish of them are the most famous?
1) Have you read “The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe”?
2) Do you know who wrote it?
Listen to some facts from Daniel Defoe’s biography and answer the questions.
Daniel Defoe is a great English writer. He was born in 1660 in London. He was a well-known journalist at that time. He traveled, tried many professions and wrote many books. He took an active part in political activity. He thought a lot about problems of education and life of poor people. In 1719, when Defoe was 59, the first part of “The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe” appeared.
1) Where was Defoe from?
2) When was he born?
3) What did he do?
4) When did readers see the first part of “The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe”?
Practise the new vocabulary.
Match the new words with the Ukrainian equivalents.
Рятувати з небезпечної ситуації
The rest of
Complete the sentences.
1) Robinson was happy that he didn’t ___ .
2) When Robinson ___ an island, he had only ___ and ___.
3) Nobody lived on the island so Robinson was ____ .
4) He had to learn how to grow ____ and cook.
5) After twenty-four years living alone he saved a man’s life.
6) And ____ the years on the island he wasn’t alone.
Choose the correct answer.
1) Crusoe traveled
A) by air
B) by sea
C) on foot
2) Robinson got to
A) a country
B) a port
C) an island
3) He cut down trees
A) build a house
B) make a new ship
C) make new furniture
4) One day Robinson met
A) a man
B) some men
C) a woman
5) Robinson came back home
A) by a passing horse
B) by a passing carriage
C) by a passing ship.
Jigsaw reading. Cut out and shuffle the parts of the story. Students in groups of 5-6 have to sort out the cards to make up the sentences. Give each pupil one or more cards of the story. Tell them they are not allowed to let anyone else see their cards or write anything down. They are allowed only to read out. The aim is to sort out the story orally in the correct order.
1) What is the story about?
2) What happened to Robinson Crusoe?
3) What was his life on the island like?
4) Who was Friday and how did Robinson meet him?
5) How much time did he spend on the island?
6) Retell the story very shortly.
Write a short paragraph about Robinson’s life on the island. Add a bit more information than in the text if you can.
Robinson Crusoe was an English sailor
Robinson was the only person who didn’t drown in the terrible storm
He took some useful things from the ship and reached an island
Robinson met nobody and understood that he was alone
He learnt to do everything not to die
Twenty-four years passed when Robinson saved a man’s life
He taught his new friend to speak English and to work on the farm
Now he wasn’t alone
Four years more passed when a ship rescued Robinson
Robinson was lucky to return home with his friend after such a long voyage