Pupil’s Book Elizabeth Gordon Jennifer Heath Philip James
Contents UNIT Reading Vocabulary Grammar Listening Speaking Writing Welcome - - - pages 4-9 - • the alphabet & • a / an • labelling a • identifying the • w riting a Family & colours • t his / that / these picture odd one out paragraph Friends • writing words (pictures) and about yourself • the body / those and numbers in giving reasons and your family pages 10-27 gaps • a sking and • c hecking your • numbers 1-20 • p repositions of • looking carefully answering spelling at people in a questions about • c lassroom time picture before a picture listening to • u sing complete language • plurals match names to sentences when them answering • telling the time • there is / there are questions • days of the week, months of the year & seasons Meet the Amazing Kids! & Song: The Amazing Kids • My amazing • family members • s ubject family! • adjectives pronouns • W here’s your • simple verb • to be homework? collocations • p ossessive • Best friends adjectives, ’s, • An amazing possessive family pronouns, whose? Values: Being a • p repositions of good friend place Pronunciation: the letter c Review 1 & Song: Families CLIL: Maths (numbers 21-100) Culture: Birthdays around the world The Amazing Kids Episode 1: Back to school • He can climb • sport- & hobby- • can • answering • talking about • writing a like Spider-Man! related words • present simple multiple-choice people’s hobbies paragraph • W hat’s your • adjectives • a dverbs of questions • finding the about your hobby? • w ords to show frequency • deciding if differences favourite sports • New ball games position • question words statements are between two and hobbies • Dear Diary • places related • gerunds true or false pictures • c hecking your to free-time • looking carefully • u sing a variety punctuation Sports & Values: Being a activities at things in a of words and Hobbies team player • s port- & hobby- picture before phrases when related verb listening to answering pages 28-45 collocations colour them questions • conversational and write on the Home phrases picture Pronunciation: can and can’t pages 46-63 Review 2 & Song: An amazing team! CLIL: Music (instruments) Culture: Sports in different countries The Amazing Kids Episode 2: Afternoon sports • P ainting a • h ome-related • L et’s, imperative, • ticking things • talking about • writing a note to bedroom words object pronouns on a list housework a friend making • The video game • housework- • adverbs of • ordering places • talking about a suggestions • A n amazing related verb manner in a house picture • starting and house! collocations • comparative • thinking about •talking about finishing with • Amazing homes • adjectives forms the kind of problems the correct for sale • h ome- • s uperlative information and making phrases related verb forms needed before suggestions Values: Helping collocations • c omparative listening to at home & superlative write words and Pronunciation: forms numbers in gaps -er Review 3 & Song: Housework CLIL: Maths (shapes) Culture: Traditional homes The Amazing Kids Episode 3: Dr Dark’s house 2
UNIT Reading Vocabulary Grammar Listening Speaking Writing School • The boat schools • school-related • must / have to • deciding if • talking about • w riting a • The science words • present statements are someone’s paragraph pages 64-81 experiment • phrasal verbs continuous true or false lessons about after- • School notices • easily confused • p resent simple • m atching • t alking about school activities • S chool: a special words & present speakers to what people • using the place • verbs continuous activities usually do and correct verb • adjectives • too / enough • listening to the what they are forms Values: Doing whole dialogue doing today well at school before choosing • u sing because the correct to explain your pictures opinion Pronunciation: -ing Review 4 & Song: Lessons CLIL: Computer studies Culture: Schools in different countries The Amazing Kids Episode 4: Dr Dark’s computer • C hocolate mug • c ooking- & food- • c ountable & • answering • a sking and • w riting a recipe cake related words uncountable multiple-choice answering for a snack • Eat like an • verbs nouns questions questions about • using athlete or an • adjectives • some / any • d eciding which a picture sequencing astronaut • m uch / many / a speaker chooses • d escribing words • T omatoes: they lot of / lots of / a different kinds pictures to tell a Food & taste of summer! few / a little of food story Drink • F oodblogger: • past simple: to • reading the • u sing the eating be; there was / question and imperative to pages 82-99 competitions there were looking at give instructions • p ast simple the pictures Values: Not affirmative: carefully before Pronunciation: being greedy regular verbs listening to -ed • reflexive match the pronouns pictures and names Review 5 & Song: Food CLIL: Food science Culture: New Year food The Amazing Kids Episode 5: The restaurant • R abbit saves • n ature- & • past simple • matching • identifying the • w riting a family weather-related affirmative: speakers to odd one out paragraph • Amazing forests words irregular verbs animals (pictures) and about a picture • P roblems in a • phrasal verbs • p ast simple: • writing words giving reasons • using the warmer world • verbs negative & and numbers in • asking and correct tenses • Amazing • animals question gaps answering weather • future simple • t hinking about questions about Nature • be going to words you the weather Values: Looking • revision of might hear • u sing correct pages 100-117 after our world tenses before listening tenses when to choose the answering correct pictures questions Review 6 & Song: An amazing place CLIL: Geography Pronunciation: The Amazing Kids Episode 6: The zoo silent letters Culture: Holidays around the world Grammar Tables pages 118-119 Irregular Verbs page 120 CONTENTS 3
A Look at the pictures. Where are In Unit 3, you will ... the people? What can you see? Read Use these words. about some amazing bathroom bedroom homes. dining room garden living room kitchen Write armchair bed bookcase chair clock computer a note to a friend making cupboard desk door suggestions. floor flower mat mirror sofa table wall window Listen B Now talk about your home. to a boy and his mum talking about things for his bedroom. Talk about things you and your family do at home. Learn about homes around the world. Find out what happens to Rocky in Episode 3 of The Amazing Kids! UNIT 3 47
Lesson 1 READING A F ind and underline these words in the dialogue. What do they mean? 1 carefully help mess minute paint paintbrush 2 Mum Your sister doesn’t like her bedroom. The walls Mum Here are some paintbrushes and the paint, Jack. are dirty and the paint is old. Jack Thanks, Mum. Put them on the floor, please. Mum OK. Now, give me the cushion and the curtains. Jack Vicky’s at Grandma’s house this weekend. I can Jack Here you are. paint her bedroom for her birthday on Monday. Mum Please paint carefully, Jack! Mum You can’t paint a room! Let’s do it together. 4 On Monday Jack No, Mum. It’s OK. I can do it. Mum OK, but don’t make a mess! 3 Jack Oh dear. This wall is a mess! Oh, I know! Jack Happy birthday, Vicky! Fred Hello? Vicky Wow! Oh, thank you, Jack! It’s amazing! Jack Hi Fred, it’s Jack. Can you help me? Can you Mum Yes, Jack. It is amazing! You can paint! Jack Well, no, I can’t. But Fred can! come to my house? Fred Happy birthday, Vicky! Fred OK, Jack. I can be there in ten minutes. 4 Fred phones Jack. 5 Vicky and her mum like the bedroom. B Read the dialogue and write yes or no. 6 Fred can’t paint. 1 Jack’s sister is at home. 2 It’s Jack’s birthday on Monday. 3 Jack’s mum gives Jack the paint. 48 AMAZING FACT! Did you know that there is a man in England called Banksy who is famous for his graffiti? Nobody knows who he is, but he is very rich. He sold one painting for $1.7 million!
VOCABULARY a b e Find these things in cd g the picture. f 1 cupboard 2 fan 3 bedside table 4 curtains 5 carpet 6 pillow 7 cushion 8 blanket h GRAMMAR See Grammar Unit 3 Lesson 1. Let's Object Pronouns Subject Object We can use Let’s with a bare infinitive to make We use object pronouns Pronouns Pronouns suggestions. to replace the object of a I me The walls in your room are dirty. Let’s paint them. sentence. you you This is my bedroom. he him I love it! she her it it A Choose the correct verbs and use them with Let's we us you you to make suggestions. they them 1 Your books are on the floor. my C Circle the correct object pronouns. them in the bookcase. put / use to the 1 A: Julia wants the fan in her room. 2 I like beautiful colours. B: OK. Give it to you / her. bedroom pink! paint / live 2 A: Robert can’t find the blankets. B: They’re in the cupboard. I can show him / us. 3 This game is boring. 3 A: Your bedroom walls are dirty. living room and watch TV. go / find B: Yes. Help me / it paint you / them, please! 4 Grandma wants to paint her kitchen. her. write / help Imperative LISTENING We use the imperative to tell someone to do something. We make the imperative with a bare Listen and tick (✔) the things Fred and his infinitive. We often use please with imperatives. We use Don’t to make a negative imperative. mum buy. Use this paintbrush, please. Don’t make a mess! B C omplete the sentences with these words. Use the 1 bedside table 6 cushions 2 curtains 7 pillows imperative form. 3 lamp 8 blankets 4 cupboard 9 carpet help not drop not make put 5 bookcase 10 fan 1 a mess in the kitchen! SPEAKING I have a pink bedside table and a 2 the cushion on the sofa. cupboard for my things. There is 3 your sister open the Talk to your partner also a bookcase next to the door. about your bedroom. curtains, please. the paint on the carpet! 4 UNIT 3 LESSON 1 49
Lesson 2 READING A F ind and underline these words in the story. What do they mean? angry excited present video game John and Jim are lazy brothers. They hate tidying their room. They always make a mess and there are toys and books everywhere! Sometimes their parents are angry. One day, their mum has a good idea. She goes to the boys’ room and says, ‘John, Jim, look! I have a present for you! It’s a new video game.’ John and Jim are very excited! They love video games. ‘Wow! Thanks, Mum!’ they say. ‘Let’s play it now, Jim!’ says John. ‘No, you can’t play it now. Tidy your room and then you can play it,’ says Mum. She closes the door and the boys look around their room slowly. ‘Oh dear!’ says Jim. ‘Don’t be sad, Jim, I have a good idea!’ says John. ‘We can tidy our room in ten minutes. Then we can play our new video game!’ The boys start tidying their room. ‘Mum! Come here! Look!’ say the boys. Mum goes into the bedroom. ‘Wow!’ she says. ‘It’s very tidy. Well done, boys!’ She gives them the new video game and they run quickly into the living room. They start playing it. In the boys’ room, Mum sees a game under the bed. She wants to put it in the cupboard. She opens the cupboard door and ... Oh no! All the boys’ things fall out of the cupboard! B Read the story and circle the correct words. VALUES 1 John and Jim are lazy / angry. You read about two lazy brothers. 2 One day / Sometimes their mum and dad are angry. They don’t help their parents at 3 The boys’ mum / dad has a present for them. home. Why is it important to help 4 The boys can / can’t play the video game before they tidy their room. at home? 5 John / Jim has a good idea. 6 Mum sees a game under the bed / in the cupboard. 50 AMAZING FACT! Did you know that school children in Japan tidy their classrooms and clean their schools every day?
VOCABULARY A Tick (✔) the correct boxes. a mess the dishes the housework the shopping your bed your room 1 clean 2 do 3 make 4 tidy 5 wash B Complete the dialogues with these words. Complete the sentences with adverbs. Use the words in brackets to help you. busy lazy noisy polite quick quiet rude slow 1 You clean (quick)! Well done! 2 Grandpa walks (slow). 1 A: Why doesn’t Henry say hello? 3 You usually tidy your room (good). B: He’s . 4 Dad often washes the dishes 2 A: Peter always says please and thank you. (bad). B: Yes, he’s very . 5 Tina always says please and thank you 3 A: Mum never sits down. (polite). B: I know. She’s always . 6 They never listen (careful). 4 A: Can you tidy your room in five minutes? B: Yes, we can. We’re very . SPEAKING 5 A: Your family is big. Your house is always A Complete the table about what you and your . family do at home. Me My My B: Y es, but we aren’t at home today, so our house tidy my room is . do the housework wash the dishes 6 A: G randma never takes the lift. She isn't make my bed . B Now talk about what you and B: T hat's right, but she is very ! your family do at home. GRAMMAR See Grammar Unit 3 Lesson 2. Adverbs of Manner I tidy my room and We use adverbs of manner to talk about how we do make my bed. My mum something. Mum always washes the dishes quickly. washes the dishes ... We usually make adverbs of manner by adding -ly to an adjective. WRITING slow ➞ slowly polite ➞ politely rude ➞ rudely Some adverbs of manner do not follow this rule. Write sentences in your notebook about what you good ➞ well hard ➞ hard and your family do at home. Be careful! We usually put adverbs of manner after the main verb. But when the sentence has an object, we put the adverb of manner after the object. John always asks politely. Helen does the housework badly. UNIT 3 LESSON 2 51
Lesson 3 READING A F ind and underline these words in the article. What do they mean? because centre perhaps slide How do you usually go downstairs? Perhaps you walk down the stairs or take the lift. In a house in Nakameguro, Japan, the children don’t often walk downstairs. There’s a slide inside the house. They can slide down from the second floor to the first floor and then to the ground floor! There are stairs in the house too. The stairs and the slide make a circle around the centre of the house. You can choose to use the stairs or the slide. The children think the slide is better than the stairs. It’s quicker than the stairs and it’s more fun. They sometimes climb up the slide. It’s slower than climbing the stairs because they sometimes slide down again! The fun doesn’t stop there. There is also a room in the house full of coloured balls. This house is better than a playground! B Read the article and answer the questions in your notebook. 1 Where is the slide house? 2 Do the children usually go down the slide or the stairs? 3 Can they slide from the second floor to the ground floor? 4 Why do the children think the slide is better than the stairs? 5 Why is the house better than a playground? 52 AMAZING FACT! Did you know there’s a very big house in the UK that is completely underground? It has a slide that goes from the main bedroom down into the swimming pool!
VOCABULARY Short Adjectives Irregular Adjectives tall ➞ taller good ➞ better A Find these things in the picture. brave ➞ braver bad ➞ worse thin ➞ thinner many/much ➞ more 1 balcony 4 ground floor easy ➞ easier 2 basement 5 roof 3 first floor 6 stairs Long Adjectives beautiful ➞ more beautiful a Adverbs Irregular Adverbs quickly ➞ more quickly well ➞ better busily ➞ more busily badly ➞ worse b Complete the sentences with the words in brackets. c Use the comparative form. d 1 Taking the lift is (quick) than climbing the stairs. e f 2 Grandma does the shopping (slowly) than I do. 3 The house in Japan is (good) than mine! 4 Is walking downstairs (difficult) than sliding downstairs? 5 She cleans the house (carefully) than her brother. 6 Jack washes the dishes (badly) than Stella. LISTENING B Find the stickers. Listen and number the places in the correct order. 12 3 ground floor bedrooms balcony basement hall first floor 456 JUST SAY IT! A Listen to these words. Can you hear an r 4 go out 1 take the lift 5 come home sound at the end of each word? 2 go upstairs 6 go shopping bigger nicer lazier 3 go downstairs B Now say these words. Listen and check. cleaner busier brother spider slower never GRAMMAR See Grammar Unit 3 Lesson 3. SPEAKING Comparative forms Draw a picture or make a video This is my house. We use the comparative form of adjectives and about your house. Talk to your There’s a hall ... adverbs to compare two people, animals or things. partner about it. We often use than after the comparative form. Mum is older than Dad. UNIT 3 LESSON 3 53
Lesson 4 READING Amazing homes for sale A Find and underline these words in Do you want a new house? How about one of these? the adverts. What do they mean? above even get wet look like need storybook wheel 1 City Flat in the White Tree 3 This amazing building has Take your house seventeen floors, so it’s good with you! there’s a lift! It’s called the White Tree because it looks like a big This amazing house looks tree, with its balconies for leaves. like it’s from a storybook. There are 120 flats in the White It’s very small, but it’s very Tree. The biggest flats have three cute too! It’s on wheels, balconies! The views from all the so you can take it with you flats are amazing, but the best to the countryside and view is from the top of the White live in a field. Inside, it Tree. From there, you can see has everything you need. the city, the river, the mountains There’s a bathroom with a and the sea! shower. The kitchen has a cooker and a fridge and 2 Live with the fish! there’s even a washing machine. The bedroom is Yes, that’s right - in this up some stairs. The stairs amazing house, fish are are also cupboards! Isn’t your neighbours! You can that clever? live in the sea, and you don’t even get wet because there are stairs and a lift to get into the house. You can watch the fish swimming around you from every room, and in the bedroom, they even swim above you! Isn’t that amazing? B Read the adverts and tick (✔) the correct boxes. Which home White Tree Storybook House House in the sea 1 doesn’t have a lift? 2 has a lot of balconies? 3 has unusual neighbours? 4 has water all around it? 5 is smaller than the other two homes? 54 AMAZING FACT! Did you know that about 30 million people in China live in caves? They like it because it’s cool in summer and warm in winter.
VOCABULARY Complete the sentences with the superlative form. Use the words in bold to help you. A Match. 1 This is a beautiful flat. It’s 1 We use this to cook food. flat in the building. 2 We use this to clean carpets. 2 My son eats noisily. He eats 3 We use this to wash dishes. 4 We use this to wash clothes. in the family. 5 We put milk in this. 3 This is a quiet road. It’s 6 We wash our hair and our bodies in this. road in the village. a vacuum cleaner 4 That is a good view. It’s b cooker c washing machine view in the city. d dishwasher 5 Peter cooks badly. He cooks e shower f fridge in the family! 6 Patricia cleans well. She cleans B Circle the odd one out. in our house. SPEAKING Talk to your partner about the picture. 1 shelf wardrobe address 2 city town countryside 3 garden view field 4 street square road 5 house flat neighbour 6 mountain grass hill 7 sea river village GRAMMAR See Grammar Unit 3 Lesson 4. Superlative forms We use the superlative form of adjectives and adverbs to compare one person, animal or thing with many other people, animals or things. We usually use the before the superlative form. This is the oldest house in the town. Short Adjectives I can see a town with a s uare. tall ➞ the tallest There is ... There are ... brave ➞ the bravest thin ➞ the thinnest WRITING easy ➞ the easiest Long Adjectives Write sentences in your beautiful ➞ the most beautiful notebook about the picture Irregular Adjectives in Speaking. good ➞ the best bad ➞ the worst many/much ➞ the most Regular Adverbs quickly ➞ the most quickly busily ➞ the most busily Irregular Adverbs well ➞ the best badly ➞ the worst UNIT 3 LESSON 4 55
Skills Building GRAMMAR See Grammar Unit 3 Lesson 5. The words in bold are wrong. Write the correct words. 1 This house is best than my old flat. Comparative and Superlative forms 2 Mum cleans the more quickly in our house. We use comparatives to compare two people, 3 She’s the quieter neighbour in our street. animals or things. 4 They can wash the dishes more well than us. My flat is bigger than your flat. 5 This is the worse flat in the building. My mum cleans more carefully than me. 6 Donna climbs the stairs more easy than you. We use superlatives to compare one person, animal or thing with many other people, animals or things. My flat is the biggest flat in the city. My mum cleans the most carefully in our family. LISTENING IT RIGHT! Read the words and phrases in the questions A Look at the questions in B. Which question asks carefully before you listen. Think about the information that you have to listen for. After for this information? you listen, look at your answers. Do your ∙ a number: answers give the correct information? ∙ a word like red, blue or brown: ∙ the name of something: ∙ a kind of room: and B Listen and write. There is one example. Tony’s new home flat Street Kind of home: 1 How many bedrooms: 2 Biggest room: 3 Colour of carpet: 4 Mum’s favourite room: 56 Address: 56
SPEAKING IT RIGHT! A conversation is for two people. Talk about these problems with a partner. Use the Take turns to talk and to listen. phrases in the box to make suggestions. Making suggestions • There are dirty dishes. Let’s wash the dishes. • My bedroom is untidy. Why don’t you/we wash the dishes? • The kitchen is a mess! Shall we wash the dishes? • I don’t like the colour of my bedroom. What about washing the dishes? • I’m hungry. WRITING IT RIGHT! When you write a note A Complete the table with these words and phrases. or a letter, always start and finish with Best wishes, Dear ..., From ..., the correct phrase. Hello ..., Hi ..., Love, Starting a note Finishing a note B Read Sally’s note and her friend Lily’s answer. C Read Dan’s note. What is the problem? Complete Lily’s note with words from the table in Hi! A and the box in Speaking. I don’t like my bedroom. It’s always untidy. It’s a mess! What can I do? Hello Lily, Best wishes, My mum is always angry with me. Dan She says I’m lazy and I don’t help her in the house. What can I do? Love, Sally D Write a note to Dan. Use this plan to help you. Don’t forget to start and finish your note with 1 Sally, the correct phrases and to make suggestions. 2 you help your When you finish, check your spelling and mum with the housework? Wash punctuation. the dishes and clean the kitchen. Plan 3 tidying your • Hello / Hi / Dear Dan, room? Clean your room and make • A nswer your friend’s note and make some your bed. Don’t make a mess! suggestions. 4, • End your note with Love, / From, / Best wishes, and Lily your name. UNIT 3 SKILLS BUILDING 57
Review 3 VOCABULARY D Choose the correct answers. A Tick (✔) the things that you can find in a bedroom. 14 1 balcony 8 roof a vacuum cleaner a dishwasher 2 bedside table 9 blanket b cooker b cupboard 3 carpet 10 wardrobe c fridge c address 4 curtains 11 cushion 5 fan 12 first floor 6 ground floor 13 pillow 7 basement 14 shower B Complete the sentences with these words. 25 busy lazy noisy rude slow 1 My neighbours are very polite, but their children a washing machine a city are . b shelf b town c wardrobe c hill 2 My grandma cleans her kitchen every day – she likes to be . 3 Jacob can climb the stairs in two minutes, but his 36 grandfather is – he climbs the stairs in five minutes. 4 The flat is quiet now because the children a street a houses aren’t here, but after school the flat is always b square b flats . c road c neighbours 5 Peter never helps his parents do the housework because he is very . GRAMMAR C Circle the correct words. A Circle the correct words. 1 This game is boring. Let’s go / come out! 1 The living room walls are an ugly colour. Let’s 2 Iwatch TV when I make / come home from paint / painting them! school. 2 Don’t / Let’s run down the stairs. It’s dangerous! 3 Do you often go / do shopping with your friends 3 We can help Mum. Let’s / Don’t clean the kitchen! 4 Tidy / Tidying the room carefully, children! at the weekend? 5 Don’t putting / put the blankets in the cupboard. 4 How do you usually go / tidy upstairs and They’re dirty! downstairs? Do you come / take the lift? 5 Do / Make your bed and tidy / wash your room, please. 6 I can help, Mum. I can clean / do the housework. 7 Can you wash / take the dishes and make / clean the kitchen, Jack? 58
Song B Write the correct object pronouns. Housework 1 A: Stella is polite. On Sunday Mum says B: Yes, we like ‘Is your room a mess?’ 2 A: The dishes are dirty. . Oh no! Oh dear me! B: Let’s wash . My bedroom is untidy! 3 A: Why is this cushion on the floor? B: I don't know. Please put My books are on the blanket! on the chair. My games are on the carpet! 4 A: I’m thirsty! B: I know. Here’s a drink for Oh no! Oh dear me! 5 A: I’m very busy. Can you help . My bedroom is untidy! B: Yes, I can. ? What does Mum say? ‘It’s housework day!’ 6 A: David is rude! B: Yes, I don’t like Don’t worry. 7 A: Jack and I are good at tennis. ! Two people are quicker than one! Don’t worry. B: Y es, you are, and these new rackets are for Housework can be fun! . 8 A: W e can’t help you do the shopping. Don’t ask . B: Oh dear! C The words in bold are wrong. Write the correct words. 1 Children! Listen careful, please! 2 My brother sometimes makes his bed bad. 3 Wow! You paint quick! 4 Aunt Julia always does the shopping slow. 5 You usually do the housework good. 6 Anna never asks polite. D Choose the correct answers. 1 This cooker is my old cooker. a better than b the best 2 Dad does the housework in our house. a more carefully b the most carefully 3 He’s neighbour in the street. a noisier than b the noisiest 4 They tidy their bedrooms us. a more quickly than b the most quickly 5 This is café in the town. a the worst b worse than 6 Tina comes home you. a the most quietly b more quietly than WATCH THIS! Whose rooms are the same, but in different colours? REVIEW 3 & SONG 59
CLIL: Maths A What are these shapes? Read the sentences and label them. Then listen and check. circle diamond oval rectangle square triangle 1 23 1 It has four sides. A kite is this 4 56 shape. What is it? 2 It has four sides. The sides are all the same. What is it? 3 It has two long sides and two short sides. What is it? 4 A coin is this shape. What is it? 5 It has three sides. What is it? 6 An egg is this shape. What is it? B T here are lots of different shapes in our homes. Look at these examples. What are they? What shapes are they? Complete the sentences with these words. armchair circle circle circles clock cushion diamond mat mirror oval rectangle square triangle 12 34 5 1 This is a(n) . It has coloured on it. 2 This black and white 3 This black is a(n) . It has on it. 4 This is a funny 5 This beautiful old has two shapes. It is a(n) , but its face is a(n) . . Do you think you sit ‘on’ or ‘in’ the big green ? is a(n) . C Talk with your partner about where you can find the things in B. D What shapes are these things? Talk about them with your partner and complete the table. Then tell the class. pillow bedside table washing machine blanket fan window PROJECT: SHAPES AT HOME Find things with different shapes at home and take photos or draw pictures of them. 60 Show your photos or pictures to your classmates.
Traditional homes CULTURE a b c snow animal skin wood wool sticks A Read about these traditional homes and match them to the photos. 1 2 3 An igloo is a traditional home in Traditional homes in Mongolia are called Teepees come from North America. People Canada and Greenland. The word igloo yurts. The word yurt means ‘home’. Many make them with big sticks and animal means ‘house’. People make igloos with Mongolian farmers live in yurts. They can skins. It is like a tent and they can move snow and they are an oval shape. Igloos move their yurts to different places and find it to different places. A teepee is a triangle are warm inside. They have one room, food for their animals. A yurt is a big tent shape. It has one room and it is cool in the an open door and they sometimes have and it is warm inside. It is a circle shape and summer and warm in the winter. It stays a window. Today people don’t live in it has one big room. Mongolians usually dry inside when it rains. You can still see igloos all the time, but they still use make yurts with wood and sheep’s wool. teepees in North America, but people don’t them when they go hunting or fishing. Yurts are very colourful inside. live in them anymore. B Read the texts again and complete the table. What shape is it? What do they use to Is it warm / cool / dry? Can you move it? make it? igloo yurt teepee C Ask and answer with a partner. TAKE IT HOME! Tell your family about the traditional • Which traditional home do you like best? homes and where you can find them. • What do you like about it? 61
The Amazing Kids 2 Episode 3: Dr Dark's house Where are you? Where’s Rocky? 1 Help! Where’s my superpower? Be uiet. I have your superpower! Ha ha ha! He’s in Dr Dark’s house. The address is 20 Black Road. Please get here uickly, Cat. Don’t worry, Rocky. I can run very uickly! 5 6 Yuck! This kitchen is very dirty. Cat! Feather! Come here. Rocky’s in Dr Dark doesn’t do the dishes! the bedroom! He’s in the wardrobe. I’m thirsty. Is that Rocky’s superpower? Help me, Dash. You’re stronger than Yes, it is. Drink this, Rocky. me now! Dr Dark has my superpower. He takes superpowers with his camera! 62
3 Look! The window’s open! I can get in 4 the bedroom. Is Dr Dark in the house? OK. Now we’re in the He isn’t in the living room. There’s an armchair with a house. Let’s find Rocky. cushion. But Rocky isn’t there. No, he isn’t. Dr Dark isn’t here. Fly carefully, Feather! I don’t think he’s downstairs. Let’s look upstairs. Don’t make a mess! Perhaps he’s in a wardrobe or a cupboard. 7 That’s better! Thanks. You’re 8 the bravest kids in the world! Hello, you naughty children! Let’s take a photo! Ha ha ha! And you’re the strongest kid in the world! I think Dr Dark has our friends’ Oh no! superpowers too. Where are they? EPISODE 3 63
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Pupil’s Book Elizabeth Gordon Jennifer Heath Philip James