Teacher: British politician Winston Churchill said “The shape of our house is
the shape of us”. The translation of this phrase is “То, как мы выглядим – это
то, как выглядит наш дом”. Have you got any ideas what does it mean?
Teacher: It can also mean that all people are different and they have different
houses. Also people in different countries have their own houses.
Now we are going to work in groups. The task is to match the parts of the
How do you think what is the name of your house?
Teacher: Now we are going to work with your work lists. All groups will have a texts
about different types of houses. First group will have semi-deteched house, group number
two - izba, and group number three - kuvaksa. The task is to read the text and fill the table
below it. You should write down the information about the country where we can see this
house, about materials from which it made of, name the rooms in this house and special
features of it. After that one or two people from your group will tell us about the house.
Under the text you have got the vocabulary with some new words. You have got 7 minutes.
Teacher: OK. Let's check. During one group will answer other groups listen ,please,
carefully and write down to your list information about other houses.
Read the text and fill the table
Typical English house is semi-detached house. Semi-detached house is joined to
another house by one shared wall. This house is usually made of bricks. There are
three rooms upstairs and three rooms downstairs in it. Downstairs there is a living
room, a kitchen and bathroom. Upstairs there are three bedrooms and bathroom. Some
houses have got fireplace in the living room. In all the rooms there is a central heating.
Outside the house there is a back garden and a front garden with a lot of flowers.
semi-detached house – дом, имеющий общую стену
to join – присоединить
shared wall – общая стена
brick – кирпич