D. Plan your day, using 'What's on in London?' leaflets. You can spend £100 each. Plan activities for the morning, the afternoon and the evening.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: EXPRESSING PREFERENCES AND WISHES. EXPLAINING THE CHOICE
SPEAKING: TOP THINGS TO DO IN ENGLAND!
A. With a partner study the popular activities offered to tourists in England. Choose any three you would wish to do and give arguments to support your choice. Use the language skills given above.
B. Search the Internet! Find out the popular activities of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland and present your findings to the class.
WRITING: PERSONAL/INFORMAL LETTER. LETTER OF REQUEST
You are going to England for holiday. You would like to stay for a few days at your English friend's. Write a letter and ask if it is possible.
· Describe briefly your holiday plans.
· Present your request.
· Say how long you would like to stay.
· Express hope for her/his return visit to Russia.
Write 120 - 150 words. Use informal letter plan given below.
|Informal letter plan|
|Dear ... ,|
|Paragraph 1||It was so good to hear from you. Thanks for your recent letter. I'm sorry I haven't written for so long, but ...|
|Closing expression (s)||Give my regards to..., Looking forward to hearing from you/seeing you. All the best...|
|Your first name|
LISTENING 2: POLITICS
(In Britain by Michael Vaugham-Rees, Track Politics)
A. Listen to the text "Parliament" and answer the questions below.
1) How many chambers are there in British Parliament and what are they?
2) What are the functions of each house?
3) How many MP's or seats are there in the House of Commons and how many women are there among them?
4) Does the House of Lords consist of 1203 or 1205 members?
5) Who can be a member of the House of Lords?
6) Is the head of both Houses the Queen or Prime Minister?
B. Practice the following conversation with a partner using the substitutions in the box. | E. Choose the correct prepositions. | B. Read and translate the dialogue. | SPEAKING | PREVIEW | A. Match the facts about the UK with the places on the map. | B. Read and translate the text. | C. Match the names with the maps. | E. Match the weather forecast with the correct chart. Then write a weather forecast for the other chart. | C. Read and translate the text. |