Unit 3 My Home
Lessons 39-41 Learn to talk about the flat you live in
May I know why? Unfortunately, …
1. Look and say what there is in a house.
Hall, sitting room, bedroom, bathroom, nursery, toilet, kitchen
Example: There is a big hall in the house.
2. Listen and repeat.
LITTLE JACK SPRAT
– Little Jack Sprat Where is your flat?
– I live on the ground floor In the flat with a green door.
/æ/ – Jack, Sprat, flat
/ɔ:/ – floor, door
3. Look, match and say in what room the members of the family like to be.
A bedroom, a nursery, a kitchen, a sitting room
Example: The little girl likes to be in her nursery.
4. Listen and role-play.
JACK SPRAT’S FLAT
Bob: I say, Jack, what floor do you live on?
Jack: I live on the ground floor of a many-storeyed house. Bob: Is your flat big or small?
Jack: Our flat is big and cosy. I like it a lot.
Bob: How many rooms are there in your flat?
Jack: There are three rooms, a kitchen, a hall and a bathroom in our flat. But my favourite room is a nursery.
Bob: May I know why?
Jack: Sure. There are many things I like to use every day: my books, my computer, my music centre and my toys. I spend most of my free time there.
Bob: I see.
– How many rooms are there in your flat?
– There are three rooms, a kitchen and a bathroom in my flat.
5. Talk with your friend about your flat. Use:
On your own: Take (or draw) a picture of any room in your flat and write 3-5 sentences about it.
Example: This is a nursery. It is small, but very cosy. There are many toys in my nursery. I like to play there.
6. Look and guess what the girl didn’t have in her old flat.
Example: I think the girl didn’t have… in her old flat.
7. Read and say why Kate likes their new flat.
I’m so happy to tell you that I like our new flat so much. It is bigger and cosier than our old flat.
Besides, there are four rooms in our new flat.
One of them is mine! Isn’t it great? Unfortunately,
I didn’t have my own room in the old flat. Now I spend most of my free time in this room drawing.
You know, granny, that painting is my greatest hobby. So I draw many pictures and put them on the walls of my room. There are pictures of our new house and flat too. It’s a real display, my mum says. I am sending you the picture of my room. Write back and say if you like it.
8. Answer the questions.
1. Why is Kate so happy?
2. What does she think of their new flat?
3. How many rooms are there in her new flat?
4. What did Kate put on the walls of her room?
5. What picture is the girl sending to her grandma?
9. Talk with friends about your flat. Use:
I live on… floor.
There are… in our flat.
The rooms are… .
… is the biggest room.
We like… and… there.
But my favourite room… .
There are/is… in my room.
I like… and… there.
10. Write about your flat for a class magazine. Use:
This is a hall…
This is our sitting room…
This is our kitchen…
This is our bathroom…
This is our bedroom…
This is our nursery…
Do it yourself! Draw a plan of your flat.