Friday, October 28, 2011
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Read the text and do these exercises in your notebook:
1 Answer these questions:
- When do we celebrate Halloween?
- What countries typically celebrate Halloween?
- What is a jack-o-lantern?
- Can you mention three activities people often do in Halloween?
2 Find the meaning of the underlined words (you can use a dictionary)
3 Find out the meaning of the word "halloween".
4 Now, watch this cartoon related to Halloween and answer these questions in your notebook:
a What are the children doing?
b Mention four things children have got in their bags.
c What does the last child get?
Sunday, October 9, 2011
A young Scotsman, Duncan McTavish, lives in a big castle with his dog, Jock, on a small Scottish island called Lana. He likes it, but as he cannot afford to pay his electricity bills, he has to sell the island. Mr Moneybags, an estate agent in London, finds a buyer: Leaping Larry, an American rock star who visits the island with his girlfriend, Roxanne. Roxanne hates the cold, dark castle. She is very angry, so they go back to
Did you know that...?
Scotland: In northwest Europe, Scotland forms part of the United Kingdom. Apart from the mainland, it consists of over 790 islands. It has its own laws, education system and traditions, but it is not a sovereign state. It is very popular with tourists.
Castles: Big ancient residences generally built in medieval times and owned by rich people. They are sometimes hired for special occasions (weddings, conferences) and are used by tourists interested in a different kind of holiday.
We will start reading Island for Sale the first week of November!!