Unit 1. My Family and Friends
1. Work in groups. Take turns to read an opinion, respond and add information.
It’s good to live in a large family.
A:I think so, too. Brothers and sisters can help each other.
B: Large families are usually very friendly. They spend a lot of time together.
1. It’s great to have a sister or a brother.
2. It is very good to be the youngest child in the family.
2. Read the text and say whether it gives a clear description of aunt Liudmyla.
Kate: I like my aunt Liudmyla the most. She has thick straight brown hair and dark brown eyes. She’s got a nice smile.
She’s very helpful. I can always ask her for advice.
My aunt likes reading, gardening and she often takes long walks. She is a very active person. She is very kind-hearted. She doesn’t like it when people do not agree with her.
I would like to be like my aunt.
3. Work in pairs. Take turns to ask and answer the questions.
1. Who in her family does Kate like the most?
2. What does Kate’s aunt look like?
3. What does the girl like most about her aunt?
4. What kind of a person is the woman?
4. Speak in class. Talk about your aunt or uncle. Use the words in the tables to help you.
Has got a (an)
But he/she is…
My mother’s sister
My father’s brother
Likes and Dislikes
5. a) Write a few sentences about your relatives.
B) Work in pairs. Your friend must respond to each sentence with another sentence.
A: My aunt is very helpful.
B: Do you often ask her for advice?
A: Yes, I do.
6. Write a paragraph about your aunt or uncle. Use Ex. 2 as a model.
Include the following: a face, a character, likes and dislikes.
Say what you like most about this person.