Unit 4 My School
Lessons 54 – 56 Learn to talk about school books
Reader (person) reader (book) information fact
Bookshelf to be full of sth
I am writing to tell you… First… , then… .
… such as… .
1. Look and say what these school books are about.
Example: This school book is about Ukrainian.
2. Listen and repeat.
We are good friends,
My books and I.
We have such fun,
My books and I.
We are good friends.
Can you say why?
/v/ – good, books
/Λ/- such, fun
3. Look, match and say where you can see them in your school.
Bookshelf reader (person)
Reader (book) facts
Example: I can see a bookshelf in my English classroom.
4. Listen and role-play.
SCHOOL BOOK TALK
Helen: I say, Jack, what were you reading yesterday when I saw you in the school library?
Jack: I was reading a book about animals for my project
In Nature Study.
Helen: Was it a school book?
Jack: First I read the school book and then I looked
For more information in other books, too. I found a lot of interesting facts about animal life in a desert. What did you do in the library?
Helen: I took a book for my English lesson.
Jack: Wow! What kind of book did you take?
Helen: It’s an English reader. It is full of adventure stories. I was reading a story by Stevenson the whole evening yesterday.
Jack: Good for you! We read and learn, don’t we?
What were you reading yesterday when I saw you in the school library?
I was reading a story by Stevenson the whole evening yesterday.
I / He / She WAS read+ING
We / You / They WERE do+ING
5. Talk with your friend about your school books. Use:
On your own: Take (or draw) a school book and write 3-5 sentences about it.
Example: This is my school book in Ukrainian. It is full of interesting facts. I can read them and learn a lot about my native language.
6. Look and guess where the girl can read books.
Example: I think the girl can read books in… .
7. Read and say if Helen is a great reader.
Dear Reader’s Magazine,
I’m writing to tell you that I adore reading. I read all kinds of books: school books, story books, readers, fairy tales and what not.
School books come first in my list. I have got a lot of them. They are in different school subjects such as Ukrainian, Maths, English, Nature Study and others. They are full of interesting information. I can read and learn a lot about words, numbers, animals and plants.
There is a very good library in our school. I am a regular reader there. I often take books from
The library and read them at home. I was reading an adventure story by Stevenson the whole evening yesterday!
8. Answer the questions.
1. What is Helen writing about?
2. What books does she read?
3. What can she learn from school books?
4. Is there a library in her school?
5. What was she doing the whole evening yesterday?
9. Talk with friends about your school books. Use:
I adore… .
I read… and what not.
School books come… .
They are in… , such as… .
They are full of… .
I can read and learn a lot about… .
I am a… of our school library.
I often take…
I was reading… the whole evening… .
10. Write about your school books for a reader’s magazine. Use:
My Ukrainian school book.
My English school book.
My school book in Maths.
My school book in Nature Study.
Do it yourself! Draw your bookshelf and label the school books on it.