Reading

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Read the text and put the sentences in the correct order.

I have got a pen friend Susan. Susan lives in Manchester in England. She is twelve years old and she goes to school for girls. Her family is not very big. Her father is a serious and good-looking man. He is tall and thin with short dark hair and he wears glasses. Her father is a dentist. In his free time he likes playing football.

Susan’s mother is very beautiful. She isn’t tall and has got long blond curly hair and big eyes. Susan’s mother is a musician and plays the piano very well. She likes cooking and playing tennis.

Susan has got an elder brother Nick. He will finish school in a year. Nick is tall with short straight hair and big eyes.

Susan’s granny has got short curly hair and a kind smile. She is fond of gardening.

___ a) Her mother is a beautiful woman and she is musician.

___ b) My pen friend lives in England.

___ c) Her brother will soon live school.

___ d) Her father is a serious man and works as a dentist.

 

Choose the correct variant to complete the sentences.

1. Susan’s father is … .

a. not thin

b. short

c. not short

d. not tall

 

2. Susan’s father works as a … .

a. dentist

b. football player

c. musician

d. gardener

 

3. Susan’s mother likes … .

a. singing

b. playing the piano

c. playing football

d. cooking

 

4. Nick’s hair is … .

a. not curly

b. wavy

c. not short

d. not straight

 

Write short answers to the questions.

1) How old is Susan?

______________________________________________________________________________

2) What does her father wear?

______________________________________________________________________________

3) When will Nick finish school?

______________________________________________________________________________

4) What does Susan’s granny like doing?

______________________________________________________________________________

 

 Writing

Complete the sentences with the words from the box.

colds   pretty    collecting    birthday
  1. Jane is a very __________ girl.
  2. People often catch __________ when the weather is cold.
  3. My grandfather is fond of __________ coins.
  4. I have already sent the invitations for the __________ party.

 

Choose the correct form of the verbs to complete the sentences.

1. Next year we … in the sixth form.

a) are      b) were      c) will be     d) have been

2. Look! A cat … our meat!

a) eats      b) is eating      c) ate      d) will eat

3. She … me your letter yet.

a) doesn’t give      b) will not give     c) hasn’t given      d) didn’t give

4. When … you … this camera? – A month ago.

a) do … buy      b) are … buying        c) did … buy      d) has … bought

 

Write a letter to your pen friend about your favourite school subject. Use the plan below:

  • what your favourite subject is;
  • how many times a week you have it;
  • what you usually do at the lessons;
  • why you like this subject.

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