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Unit 1 Meeting people................................................................ 2

Lesson 1...................................................................................2 Lesson 2...................................................................................7 Lesson 3................................................................................. 12 Lesson 4................................................................................. 17 Lesson 5................................................................................. 22

Unit 2 Food................................................................................... 24

Lesson 1................................................................................. 24 Lesson 2................................................................................. 28 Lesson 3................................................................................. 32 Lesson 4................................................................................. 37 Lesson 5................................................................................. 42

Unit 3 Spare time....................................................................... 44

Lesson 1................................................................................. 44 Lesson 2................................................................................. 48 Lesson 3................................................................................. 53 Lesson 4................................................................................. 58 Lesson 5................................................................................. 64

Unit 4 Asking the way.............................................................. 66

Lesson 1................................................................................. 66 Lesson 2................................................................................. 71 Lesson 3................................................................................. 77 Lesson 4................................................................................. 81 Lesson 5................................................................................. 86

Unit 5 Health and school........................................................ 88

Lesson 1................................................................................. 88 Lesson 2................................................................................. 93 Lesson 3................................................................................. 98 Lesson 4............................................................................... 103 Lesson 5............................................................................... 108

Unit 6 Home.............................................................................. 110

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Meeting people

A. Imagine you are throwing a party. Who would you invite?

Write your guests in the picture. Choose from: mother – father – brother – sister – uncle – aunt – grandmother – grandfather – cousin – friend (not a classmate)

My birthday party B. Now write down their names.

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You have seen the film. Do you think

Roger likes this party? Circle the right answer. Yes, he does. / No, he doesn’t. Write down why you think that. Because:

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You have heard the song. What is their

favourite time of year? Tick the right answer.  autumn  summer  winter  spring

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4 Look at the title and the picture. What do you think the text is about?  The text is about a carnival in Rio.  The text is about public holidays in different countries.  The text is about Christmas in England. Public holidays Every country has its own public holidays. On those days (almost) everybody in the country has a day off, schools are closed and there are special events. Can you think of a public holiday in your country? Let’s look at some public holidays around the world. Turkey In Turkey they celebrate Children’s Day on the 23rd of April. On this day everybody in Turkey has a day off. People sing the national anthem and there are folk dances. Children get all kinds of presents. It is a bit like Christmas in England.

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You have heard this dialogue. Listen and repeat.

Alex:

What’s your name?

Grandmother: My name is Renate. Alex:

How old are you?

Grandmother: I’m 80 years old. Alex:

Where are you from?

Grandmother: I am from the Netherlands. Work in pairs and repeat the text. Now do it the other way around: Grandmother asks Alex the questions.

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Finished? Write down the letters you did not cross out. What do they say?

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Work in groups. Do you have family members that live, or used to live, in another country? Find as many countries as possible. Write sentences like this: My grandmother is from Germany.

Which group has the most countries?

Nice to know

Bank holiday: Each ye

ar in England there ar e some special ‘bank ho liday’ weekends when Monday is a day off as well. Children don’t go to school and many adul ts don’t have to go to work either. Lots of people th ink May is a great mon th because it has two ba nk holiday Mondays!

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1 Can you count to a hundred? Then let’s play buzz! Your teacher will tell you about it.

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2 You have seen the film. A. Where did Uncle George go on holiday? Tick the right answers.  Thailand  Switzerland  Turkey  Australia B. Which family members went to Lilian’s birthday party? Fill in the gaps. Choose from: grandson – grandmother – nephew – mother – son – uncle It is Lilian’s birthday. She is Mick’s George comes to visit. George is Mick’s He brings along his Mick’s

Roger. Roger is Lilian’s brings in the birthday cake. Somebody has eaten some of it.

It was Uncle George. It was filmed by his

Mick.

3 You have listened to the dialogue. How many different names for the United States did you hear? Fill in the gaps. I heard

different names for the

United States. I heard the names: Other names I know:

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You have listened to the dialogue. Answer the questions about Bill, Emma

and Alec. Tick the right box. 1. Why don’t Bill, Emma and Alec play a computer game?  Bill doesn’t like it.  Alec wants to play outside.  Grandma doesn’t have a computer. 2. How many cousins does Bill have?  18  80  8 3. Bill has nieces and nephews. This means that he is their:  uncle  cousin  aunt 4. Alec’s sister is tiny. This means she is:  very big  very small  normal

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Where are you from? Read the phrases.

One of you asks the question. The other one answers.

Phrases to know

Where are you from

?

Where is he from?

Where are they from

?

Where are you from

, Tom and Wouter?

I am from England.

He is from Turkey.

They are from Pola

nd. We are from the N etherlands.

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6 You have listened to the dialogue. Bill is from the United States. Fill in the gaps. 1. Where

Uncle George from? He

from the United States.

2. Where

Nienke from? She

3. Where

you from? I

4. Where

they from? They

5. Where

you from, Ayse and Felice? We

from the Netherlands.

from England. from France. from Turkey.

7 Listen to the song. A. What types of weather can you hear in the song? Circle the right answers. There is a storm.

Yes / No

It is raining.

Yes / No

The sun is shining. Yes / No It is snowing.

Yes / No

B. Which months can you hear in the song? Mark them on the calendar.

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Draw lines to match the holidays and the months. 1.

Halloween

December

2.

King's day

October

3.

Valentine’s day

January

4.

Christmas

April

New Year’s day

5.

February

Match the flags to the right countries. You can use the internet or an atlas if you’re not sure. Choose from: Turkey – France – Switzerland – Australia – USA – Canada – Thailand – Japan – Russia – United Kingdom 1

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Listen to the chant and repeat.

Hooray! It’s an … A! Goodness me! It’s an ... E! My eye sees an … I! Here we go! It’s an … O! You continue with a … U! And say bye bye, with a … Y!

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You have listened to the dialogue. Where is Mick’s grandfather from?

Tick the right answer.  Germany  Belgium  United Kingdom

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3 Listen again and repeat the phrases. Mick: OK, here we go. What’s your name? Grandfather: My name is Jeffrey. I’m your grandfather Mick:

Could you spell that please?

Grandfather: J-e-f-f-r-e-y Mick:

How old are you?

Grandfather: I’m seventy years old. My birthday is on the second of March. Mick:

Where do you live?

Grandfather: I live in the Netherlands. Mick:

And where are you from?

Grandfather: Well, I’m from Germany. Did you know that? Repeat the text with a classmate.

4 Fill in the following dialogue. Write down your own answers. What’s your name? My name is Could you spell that please? Yes, it’s How old are you? I’m

years old.

Where do you live? I live in And where are you from? Well, I’m from Practise the dialogue with a classmate.

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You have listened to the dialogue.

A. Can you see where the girls are? Complete the sentence. The girls are at a B. They are family. What are they? Tick the right answer.  sisters

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 nephews

 cousins

Listen again and repeat the phrases.

Milly:

Hi there, how are you doing? I hear we are cousins?

Holly: Hi, I’m fine. Yes, my mother is your father’s sister. Milly:

So, she’s my aunt?

Holly: Yes, she is. Strange that we’ve never met before! Where do you live? Milly:

We live in Austria, I’ve never been to the Netherlands before.

Holly: Well, you can meet the whole family here. Milly:

Who is that man in the funny suit?

Holly: That’s my Uncle James. He’s my father’s brother. Milly:

I hope we’ll see each other again. When is your birthday?

Holly: My birthday is on the 17th of August. Milly:

Oh that’s great, can I come to your party?

Holly: Of course, it’s great to have another cousin! Repeat the text with a classmate.

Phrases to know

This is what people

they meet:

can say when

Hi, how are you?

I am fine, how are

you?

I am very well, than

k you.

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Listen to Lenny. She will tell you what

to do!

Read the poem. Look up the words you don’t know. Monday’s child is fair of face. Tuesday’s child is full of grace. Wednesday’s child is full of woe. Thursday’s child has far to go. Friday’s child is loving and giving. Saturday’s child works hard for a living. But the child who is born on Sunday. Is bonny and happy and good in every way. What kind of child are you? Write down the day of the week. I’m a

child.

Ask your parents what day you were born on. Does it match the day you picked? Yes / No.

Nice to know

5th people in Guy Fawkes Night: On November the man who England remember Guy Fawkes, liament in tried to blow up the Houses of Par es it’s called London in the year 1605. Sometim e bonfires and Bonfire Night because of the hug n look amazing firework displays. Childre and forward to playing with sparklers

eating

bonfire toffee.

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Let’s play Bomber Man. You and your classmate fill out your own empty sheet. Don’t show it to each other! Put in five months of the year on your sheet. Make sure you check your spelling. Play the game: You ask, for example: b2. Your classmate answers: there is an a. You ask, for example: c2. Your classmate answers: boom! (because it is an empty spot). Now it is your classmate’s turn. a

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1 Imagine Lenny is going to visit your school. You have to speak English with her. Think of some other places where you have to speak English. Write them down.

Which phrases can you use when you meet somebody for the first time? Write them down.

2 Tick the right answer. 1. An example of a public holiday in the Netherlands is:  Children’s Day  Grandmother’s Day  King's Day 2. An example of a public holiday in England is:  Christmas  Parents’ Day  Say ‘no’ Day

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Public holidays Every country has its own public holidays. On those days (almost) everybody in the country has a day off, schools are closed and there are special events. Can you think of a public holiday in your country? Let’s look at some public holidays around the world. Turkey In Turkey they celebrate Children’s Day on the 23rd of April. On this day everybody in Turkey has a day off. People sing the national anthem and there are folk dances. Children get all kinds of presents. It is a bit like Christmas in England.

Poland Christmas is the most important and popular holiday in Poland. On the 24th of December (Christmas Eve) the whole family sits down at the table together. Before supper, which consists of twelve different vegetarian dishes, they break traditional thin wafers, called oplatki, together. Greece On the 28th of October, the people in Greece celebrate Ochi Day. Ochi means ‘no’ in Greek. On Ochi Day, people remember and celebrate the day in 1940 when the Greek government said ‘No’ to the Italian government. Greece didn’t become part of Italy, so Italy declared war on Greece. That is how the Second World War started in Greece. Ochi Day is celebrated with school and military parades all over the country.

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3 True or false? Mark the right answer. 1. King's day in the Netherlands is on the 31st of April.

True / False

2. On Children’s day everybody in Turkey has a day off.

True / False

3. In Poland they eat twelve dishes on Christmas Eve.

True / False

4. In Poland, ‘oplatki’ means ‘laptop’.

True / False

5. Ochi day is celebrated in Greece.

True / False

6. ‘Ochi’ means ‘maybe’ in Greek.

True / False

4 You have seen the cartoon. Why doesn’t the Turkish boy like Christmas? Tick the right answer. Because he doesn’t know that the turkey you eat for Christmas dinner is:  a jelly pudding, not a country.  a bird, not a country.  a fish, not a country.

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Pretend you are at a party. You are going to meet somebody from a different

country. Use the following questions to prepare yourself. What kind of party are you at?

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You are still a guest at the party. Find out what you need to do and say. Choose

who will play guest A and guest B. Then swap roles. Guest A:

greets and asks how B is.

Guest B:

says how he / she is. Then asks how A is.

Guest A:

says how he / she is.

Guest A:

asks for his / her name.

Guest B:

says his / her name. Then asks A the same.

Guest A:

says his / her name.

Guest A:

ask where he / she is from.

Guest B:

says where he / she is from: I am from‌, I am ‌ (nationality).

Guest A:

asks how old he / she is?

Guest B:

says how old he / she is.

Guest A:

asks where he / she lives.

Guest B:

says where he / she lives.

Guest A:

says goodbye.

Guest B:

says goodbye.

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One of you plays guest A, and the other one plays guest B.

Act out your conversation.

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The children say who they are and where they are from. Fill in the right words. Choose from: Greece – English – Dutch – Lenny Wilson – Joost van Dijk – Polish – Swiss 1. Hi, I am Aleksy. I am from Poland. I am 2. Hi, I am

I am from England. I am

3. Hi, I am Dimitri. I am from

I am Greek.

4. Hi, I am Margrit. I am from Switzerland. I am 5. Hi, I am

I am from the Netherlands. I am

Write your own international profile. What are you going to tell people about yourself? Your name: Your age: Your birthday: Where you are from: Where you live: you have brothers and sisters: What kind of music you like:

If  

And anything else you can think of: 

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Phrases to know What does somebody say when he wants to know where you are from? Where are you from? = Waar kom je vandaan? I am from England. = Ik kom uit Engeland. I am English. = Ik ben Engels. Where is he / she from? = Waar komt hij / zij vandaan? He / She is from Turkey. = Hij / zij komt uit Turkije. He / She is Turkish. = Hij / zij is Turks. Where are they from? = Waar komen zij vandaan? They are from Poland. = Zij komen uit Polen. They are Polish. = Zij zijn Pools. Where are you from, Tom and Wouter? = Waar komen jullie vandaan, Tom en Wouter? We are from the Netherlands. = Wij komen uit Nederland. We are Dutch. = Wij zijn Nederlands. What do you ask when you meet somebody? What is your name? = Hoe heet je? How are you? = Hoe gaat het met je? I'm fine. How are you? = Met mij gaat het goed. Hoe gaat het met jou? How old are you? = Hoe oud ben je? Where do you live? = Waar woon je? How do you answer? My name is … = Ik heet … I am ... years old. = Ik ben … jaar. I live in … = Ik woon in …

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Words to know aunt

tante

holiday

vakantie

Austria – Austrian

Oostenrijk –

husband and wife

echtgenoot en

Oostenrijks

echtgenote mother

moeder

nephew

neef (zoon van broer of zus)

the Netherlands –

Nederland –

Dutch

Nederlands

niece

nicht (dochter van broer of zus)

autumn

herfst

Belgium – Belgian

België – Belgisch

numbers

getallen

brother

broer

picture

plaatje, schilderij

children

kinderen

Poland – Polish

Polen – Pools

Christmas

Kerstmis

public holiday

nationale feestdag

country

land

sister

zus

cousin

neef / nicht (kind

son and daughter

zoon en dochter

van oom of tante)

spring

lente

summer

zomer

surname

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the alphabet

het alfabet

England – English

Engeland – Engels

family members

familieleden / gezinsleden

family

familie / gezin

the months of the

de maanden van

father

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year

het jaar

first name

voornaam

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doen alsof je een

France – French

Frankrijk – Frans

a party

feest geeft

Germany – German Duitsland – Duits

Turkey – Turkish

Turkije – Turks

grandmother and

uncle

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winter

winter

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grandfather Greece – Greek

Griekenland – Grieks

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Food

1 You have looked for pictures of food and drink at home. Stick them onto a large piece of paper. Write down the English words for them.

2

You have seen the film. What is the real

surprise? Tick the right answer. o The real surprise is that the cake explodes. o The real surprise is that the cake has candles. o The real surprise is that the cake has flowers on it.

3

You have heard the song. The girls do not

like everything. What is their favourite food? Tick the right answer. o Their favourite food is mushroom marshmallow with onion rings. o Their favourite food is pancakes with chocolate sauce. o Their favourite food is monkey meatballs.

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