Classes usually begin at nine. Pupils have a glass of milk or a glass of orange juice at
eleven. At half past twelve or at one o'clock they usually have lunch - meat, pudding, juice,
an apple or a cake. Their classes are not formal. They often sit an the carpet on the floor and
listen to their teacher. They draw or play games. They often look at the animals they have at
school - hamsters, rabbits or hares. Sometimes there are birds or fish in their classrooms.
Teachers usually read fairy-tales and stories to them or sometimes they tell them
English pupils often play outdoors.
8. True, false or don't know?
1. English pupils often leave school at the age of fourteen.
2. The school year always begins on the first of September.
3. English school never begins on Monday.
4. English primary pupils usually have six classes a day.
5. There is no need for the children to take bags, pens, pencils, rulers, rubbers with them
to school on the first school day.
6. Classes in primary school usually begin at nine.
7. Primary pupils have 3 or 4 classes outdoors every week.