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1 Discover Word s free time activities Fun! Fun!. Match the words with the pictures. Then listen, check and repeat. sing in a band read books 7 draw cartoons 8 make jewellery 5 collect cards go rollerblading 0 listen to the radio 6 text friends 3 make model planes 9 play board games 2 Hi! Discovery Web this month is about free time and fun! What do you do in your free time? Suggestion: Tell students they should note word stress on longer words. Exercise 2.2 Play the recording once or twice while students listen and write the activity they hear. Play the recording again, pausing as you go to check answers play board games 2 sing in a band 3 text friends listen to the radio Exercise 3 Ask the class to tell you about their favourite activities. 2.2 Listen. Write the activity. play board games 3 Which activities do you do? Tell a friend. I read books 5 Discover extra words. Go to page 95. New language Vocabulary: free time activities Functions: speaking about free time activities Pre-teach: draw, jewellery, board game, rollerblading, model planes Unit introduction (Books closed) Play Pictionary, (See Introduction page ), with known free time activities to introduce the theme, e.g. swimming. IN THIS UNIT: free time activities present simple and frequency adverbs talking about routines TV programmes present continuous present simple and continuous Tell the class that in Unit Discovery Web is all about free time and fun! (Books open) Use an idea suggested in the Introduction to focus on In this unit. Discover Word s Exercise. Give pairs time to do the matching exercise. Play the recording, pausing for students to check answers and to repeat the words in chorus. 9 Tip: If you have limited time, tell students who haven t contributed it will be their turn next time. Suggestion: Have a strong student repeat after you: I read a magazine every day, and add another activity, e.g. I read a magazine and I play football every day. Ask a third student to repeat everything and add another. Continue until the chain breaks down! Discover extra words: Have strong students or fast finishers find extra new words. Extra words practice, Workbook, page 7. 23

2 New language : present simple, frequency adverbs Functions: talking about routines Pre-teach: impossible After School After School Culture notes A typical school day in the UK starts at 9 a.m. and ends at about 3 p.m., when children can go to different, optional afterschool clubs. Exercise.3 Use the photo of the children to generate interest and recycle vocabulary. Play the recording while students follow the dialogue. Check the answer. It s No TV Day. Exercise 2 Give students time to read the dialogue again and to answer the questions individually or in pairs. Ben Katie Ben Katie Ben Ravi Katie Ravi Katie Ravi Katie Ben 0 Hi, Katie! Slow down! Hi, guys. Sorry I ve got a climbing lesson in five minutes. How often do you go climbing? Every Tuesday, and I often go rollerblading in the park first. I always play football here on Tuesdays. Ravi sometimes takes photos of the match. Yes, but I usually watch TV or study. I don t watch TV. I haven t got time. Never?! Well, maybe once or twice a month. Hey, this Saturday is national No TV Day. No TV? That s impossible! My favourite programmes are on Saturdays! Don t worry, Ravi. You can go rollerblading with me! Hey, let s write about it on the website!.3 Listen and read. Why is Saturday special? 2 True or false? Katie does a lot of sport. true 2 Monica takes photos of the football matches. false 3 Katie doesn t watch TV. true Ravi isn t happy about No TV Day. true 5 Ravi s favourite programmes are on Fridays. false Talking Tips! 3. Listen, repeat and match. Slow down! B 2 That s impossible! A A B Exercise 3. Give students time to look at the pictures before they listen to the recording twice. The second time, stop to ask the whole class to repeat the target language copying the intonation, and ask for each answer. 2 Ask students to study the grammar box and complete the examples. Exercise Give students time to do the exercise individually. Exercise 5.5 Use the picture to introduce Bart. Ask the class to predict the answers. Play the recording once or twice while students listen and match. Play the recording again, pausing to check answers as you go. Tapescript end of notes

3 present simple Remember and complete. affirmative negative I watch TV every day. You 2 don t watch TV every day. He goes to the park on She 3 doesn t go to the Mondays. park on Mondays. Do they watch TV? Yes they do. / No, they don t. Where does she play basketball? Complete the sentences. Use the correct form of the words in brackets. Katie goes (go) climbing on Tuesday. 2 Ravi watches (watch) TV every day. 3 Monica reads (read) magazines after school. Katie doesn t play(not play) football. 5 Where does Ravi take (take) photos? 6 Monica, Ben and Ravi don t go (not go) climbing. 7 Ravi studies (study) at home. 8 Do Ravi and Ben listen (listen) to the radio? Listening 5.5 Listen to busy Bart. Match the day with the activity. Mondays a read football magazines 2 Tuesdays b go rollerblading with my pet dog 3 Wednesdays c make model planes Thursdays d play board games 5 Fridays e sing in a band Give students time to study the grammar box. Point out frequency adverbs come before the main verb but after to be. Exercise 6.6 Give pairs time to do the activity. Play the recording. Stop after each sentence to check as many times as necessary. frequency adverbs always usually often sometimes never 00% 0% I never go rollerblading on Tuesdays. I am never bored. 6.6 Order the sentences. Listen and check. on Tuesdays usually Bart sings in a band. Bart usually sings in a band on Tuesdays. 2 always He busy on Thursdays is. 3 sometimes goes swimming on Saturdays Katie. Ravi rollerblading goes never. 5 are We tired in the evening often. 6 Monica looks at always Discovery Web in the morning. Functions: talking about routines 7 Write the questions. Then interview a friend. when / go / to the park? When do you go to the park? 2 what / do / there? 3 what / do / after school? always / study / in the evening? 5 when / play a sport? A When do you go to the park? B I usually go on Fridays after school. 2 He is always busy on Thursdays. 3 Katie sometimes goes swimming on Saturdays. Ravi never goes rollerblading. 5 We are often tired in the evening. 6 Monica always looks at Discovery Web in the morning. Exercise 7 Give individuals or pairs time to write. Give pairs time to practise. 2 What do you do there? 3 What do you do after school? Do you always study in the evening? 5 When do you play a sport? Exercise 5 Tapescript Girl: Bart, what do you do after school? Boy: On Mondays I often play board games with my friends. Girl: Do you play board games on Tuesdays? Boy: No, I don t. I usually sing in a band. Girl: Do you enjoy it? Boy: Oh yes, I love singing! Girl: Do you go to the park? Boy: Yes, I sometimes go to the park on Wednesdays. Girl: What do you do there? Boy: I go rollerblading with my pet dog. Girl: Do you go rollerblading on Thursdays? Boy: Oh no! I always make model planes on Thursdays. Girl: What do you do on Fridays? Boy: I usually read my football magazines. Girl: Are you ever bored? Boy: Oh no! I m never bored. I haven t got time! Photocopiable resource, page

4 New language : present continuous Vocabulary: TV programmes Functions: talking about activities happening now Pre-teach: argue, match, living room Discover Word s Exercise.7 (Books closed) Ask students what TV programmes they like. Elicit any types of programme they know. Ask if they watch any TV in English. (Books open) Give students time to look at the pictures. Play the recording, pausing for students to repeat each word. Exercise 2 Give students time to tick and do the speaking activity. Ask the class for some examples. Exercise 3.8 (Books closed) Write No TV Day on the board to introduce the exercise. Ask students to imagine what people do on a day like this, e.g. They go to the cinema, they sleep, they listen to music, they play football. (Books open) Play the recording while students follow the texts. Give students time to do the matching exercise. 2 Give students time to study the grammar box and complete the sentences. No TV Day No TV Day Discover Word s TV programmes.7 Listen and repeat. 2 Tick the types of programmes you usually watch. Ask and answer with a friend. A Do you usually watch cartoons? B Yes, I do. TV Day No TV Day 2 Suggestion: Have a weak class repeat different questions, affirmative and negative full and short answers after you in chorus before they study the grammar box. a cartoon 2 the news 3 a quiz show a series 5 a sports 6 a wildlife programme programme I usually get up late and watch my favourite cartoons, but today I m helping my mum. I m not watching the TV, I m doing the housework! No TV Day is a terrible idea! Ellen, years old My brother and I often argue about TV programmes. I like quiz shows and he likes sports programmes. At the moment my brother is drawing cartoons and I m making jewellery. We re having fun! Gaby, 2 years old Hi everyone. Today is No TV Day. What are you doing? Are you having fun? Write to Monica at Discovery Web! No TV Day is silly! I always watch football on Saturday with my friends. At the moment our team is winning. We aren t watching the match, we re listening to it on the radio! Tom, 2 years old 3.8 Read and listen. Match the people to the programmes. Ellen a cartoon 2 Tom b quiz show 3 Gaby c sports programme Tip: Sometimes students are reluctant to repeat language in chorus like this. Explain that repetition helps them to remember vocabulary and grammar, and to pronounce words correctly. Exercise Give students time to do the exercise individually. 3 26

5 Exercise 6 Give pairs time to do the activity Exercise 7.20 Play the recording, briefly pausing to make sure students have closed their eyes! Give students time to write their sentences. Ask the class for some examples. present continuous Remember and complete. I m He She It You We They 2 is isn t are 3 aren t watching TV winning having fun now. at the moment. Am I watching the match? Yes, I am. / No, I m not. Are you watching TV? Yes, you are. / No, you 5. aren t Is he having fun? Yes, he 6. is / No, he isn t. What 7 are you doing? Make true sentences. Ellen / have fun Ellen isn t having fun. 2 Ellen and her mum / do the housework 3 Gaby and her brother / argue Gaby / make a model plane 5 Tom / watch a sports programme 6 Tom and his friends / listen to the radio 2 Ellen and her mum are doing the housework. 3 Gaby and her brother aren t arguing. Gaby isn t making a model plane. 5 Tom isn t watching a sports programme. 6 Tom and his friends are listening to the radio. Listening 5.9 Look at the people on No TV Day. Listen and f ind the person. Speaking 6 Look at the picture again. Choose a person. Ask and answer in pairs. A Is it a girl? B Yes, it is. A Is she dancing? 7.20 Imagine it s No TV Day. Listen to the instructions, then write sentences. I m playing football. My mum and dad are listening to the radio, and my cat is sleeping! We watch TV for fourteen years of our lives! Exercise 5.9 Ask the class about the picture, e.g. What s he/she wearing? Play the recording while students listen. Pause after: Is he sitting on the bed? Yes, he is. Ask students which picture they think it is. Play the rest of the recording to check. Tapescript end of notes 3 Tapescript end of notes Fun facts Have a student read the Fun fact out loud. Ask the class for their opinions and generate discussion. Encourage students to use English! (See Introduction page 5.) Exercise 5 Tapescript Reader : Is it a boy? Reader 2: Yes, it is. Reader : Is he talking on the phone? Reader 2: No, he isn t. Reader : Is he playing a board game? Reader 2: Yes, he is. Reader : Is he sitting on a bed? Reader 2: Yes, he is. Reader : Is it number? Reader 2: Yes, it is! Exercise 7 Tapescript Close your eyes. It s No TV Day today. The house is very quiet. What are your family doing? Your dad isn t watching his favourite programme, but he s very happy. What about your mum? And your brothers and sisters? They aren t watching TV. Are they having fun? Where are you and what are you doing? Are you doing something interesting? Now open your eyes! Tell a friend what you and your family are doing! 27

6 nd e Island urre ntu Ad vent Adve New language : present simple and present continuous Pre-teach: breakfast, easy, shells, hut, box, clothes, footprints Life on the island isn t easy. We want to go home. We usually eat fish for breakfast. Today Danny is cooking the food. Sometimes I make jewellery from shells. 2 Exercise.2 (Books closed) Tell students it s time for another episode of Adventure Island. Ask students if they can remember the characters names. (Danny, AJ, Bonzo the dog and Nipper the crab.) Have the class predict what life is like on Adventure Island, e.g. I think it s fun! There isn t a school! and pre-teach vocabulary. (Books open) Play the recording while students listen and follow the cartoon. Give students time to do the exercise individually. Ask whose predictions were correct. We work hard every day. Today we re making a hut. 3 We often look for boats and planes. Nipper: Huh! Bonzo never works! Danny: Hey, is that a boat? AJ: No, it s a box. Maybe it s got my clothes in it! We never see other people. We re the only people on the island. 5 6 Suggestion: Play I Spy using vocabulary from the cartoon instead of the classroom! (See Introduction page 2.) AJ: Oh no! They aren t my clothes. Danny: A football! Come on, Bonzo! M0_DIEN_SB_02POL_3373_U0.indd Exercise 2 Give pairs time to decipher Nipper s notes. I don t like Bonzo. He never helps. At the moment he s sleeping! Nipper: Look, Bonzo! Footprints! Exercise 3 28 Danny: What are you doing, AJ? AJ: I m looking for shells. Danny: Can you come and help? Bonzo: Food?! That isn t food! Divide the class into groups of four and allocate roles: AJ, Danny, Bonzo and Nipper. Tell students to act out the cartoon, then to change roles and practise again. You could select one or two groups to perform. Encourage them to do it without looking at the words. This is a real confidence booster for weak students and will stretch strong ones! Ask students to study the grammar box. Suggestion: (Books closed) If you have a weak or mixed ability group, write present simple on the board and key words underneath: never, every day, on Monday, twice a month. Next, write present continuous on the board and key words underneath: now, at the moment, today. Give examples and drill :09

7 Exercise Read and listen. Find the picture. Nipper is working. picture 3 AJ is making jewellery. picture 2 Danny is cooking. picture Danny is taking a ball from the box. picture 5 Danny and AJ are looking for boats. picture Bonzo and Nipper are looking at footprints. picture 6 2 Can you read Nipper s notes? Nipper s Note s Ask pairs to write the questions. Check with the class. You could invite individuals to write the questions on the board. Give students time to write the answers individually or in pairs. 5 Make questions. Write the answers. Bonzo / sleep (often)? Does Bonzo often sleep? Yes, he does. 2 Danny / write a message (at the moment)? 3 Danny and AJ / work hard (every day)? Nipper / play football (at the moment)? 5 Danny / make jewellery (usually)? 6 Nipper and Bonzo / draw pictures (now)? ne F u n Zo 2 Is Danny writing a message at the moment? Yes, he is. 3 Do Danny and AJ work hard every day? Yes, they do. Is Nipper playing football at the moment? No, he isn t. 5 Does Danny usually make jewellery? No, he doesn t. 6 Are Nipper and Bonzo drawing pictures now? No, they aren t Listen and complete the rap. Then listen again and rap. 3 Act out the Adventure Island cartoon with your friends. present simple and continuous We use present simple for talking about routines. We use present continuous for describing something happening now or at the moment. They do their homework every day. He s helping the teacher at the moment. I always work, I never stop. I 2 don t have time for fun. does Bonzo sleep every day? So why 3 There s work for everyone. feeling hot, I m feeling tired. I m So please, crab, go away! work on sunny days. Dogs don t 5 I m sleeping here 6. today Read and complete. Use the present simple or continuous. Help! We re on a small island. We re OK, but we want to go home. Life on the island is hard. We always sleep (sleep) on the beach, but we are making (make) a hut now. Every afternoon we 3 (stop) work. I sometimes stop (play) football with my dog, Bonzo. play At the moment I 5 m writing (write) this message and my friend AJ is helping (help). Come and find us... Exercise 6 He s feeling tired. He s feeling hot. 7 He 8 doesn t like this weather. Here dog, have a nice cold drink Then we can work together! PLEASE! 5 M0_DIEN_SB_02POL_3373_U0.indd Suggestion: Personalisation. Ask students to write two examples of the present continuous and two examples of the present simple, using key words for each, e.g. My mother never listens to music. My brother s listening to music now. Exercise :09 Give students time to do the exercise individually. Ask students to compare their answers with a friend. Suggestion: Ask a weak class to underline the key words before they begin..22 Give students time to quietly read the rap. See if the class can predict the answers. Write them on the board. Play the rap once or twice while students listen and complete. Play the rap again, pausing before each space to elicit the answer. Play the recording again while students rap along! Suggestion: Ask groups of four to make up their own Adventure Island Rap! Ask them to perform for the class. worksheet, page. 29

8 New language Skills practised: reading, listening, speaking, writing Pre-teach: street dancing, fast, hate, hip-hop Preparation: Exercise. Copy the tapescript for each student in the class. Exercise 6. Ask students to bring photos of their favourite hobby from home or from magazines. Exercise.23 Ask the class what the people in the photo are doing. (Street dancing.) Ask students, e.g. Do you like dancing? What music do you usually dance to? Pre-teach vocabulary. Play the recording while students listen and follow Bethany s letter. Give students time to read the letter again and complete Bethany s profile. 30 Exercise 2 Give students time to read the letter again and to complete the sentences. Suggestion: Ask three students to read the letter aloud, one paragraph each. Tip: Why not set up a reading aloud rota, so that all students get a turn? Exercise 3.2 Ask students to predict Alex s hobbies. 6 Play the recording once or twice while students listen and tick. Reading Tapescript.23 Read, listen and complete. Name: Age: Hobby: end of notes What s Exercise.25 Give students time to read the questions and to see if they know any of the answers. This is a good way of stretching strong students. Play the recording again, while students listen and circle. Have students compare their answers with a friend. Tip: You could play the recording again and ask the class to shout STOP! every time they hear an answer. New? What s New? Bethany 2 street dancing 5 Woodland Road London N2 6MN st September Dear What s New?, My name s Bethany. I m twelve years old and my hobby is street dancing. I like it because it s exciting and it s good exercise too. I go to a dance class at the sports club every afternoon. We usually dance to hiphop music. Some of the dances are fast and difficult, but our teacher is very good. We have a lot of fun, but we are always very tired at the end of the class. I sometimes dance at home, but only when my dad isn t there. He hates hip-hop! At school, I dance with my friends between lessons. At the moment we re practising for the school show. We re dancing to Will Smith s Switch. It s one of my favourite songs! Best wishes Bethany 2 Read the letter again. Complete the sentences. Bethany likes her hobby because it s exciting and good exercise. 2 Her dance classes are at the sports club. 3 She usually dances to hip-hop. At the end of the class she is always tired. 5 She only dances at home when her dad isn t there. 6 At the moment she and her friends are practising for the school show.

9 Listening 3.2 Listen to the interview with twelve-year-old Alex. Tick the things Alex does in his free time. draws makes models reads magazines watches fi lms texts his friends collects cards.25 Listen again. Circle the correct words. Alex draws superheroes / animals. 2 He says it s always easy / sometimes difficult. 3 He has ideas for stories at school / at home. His favourite superhero is Spiderman / Z-man. 5 Alex is working on a new story / doing his homework this evening. 6 Alex collects superhero cards / football cards. by Alex Tapescript end of notes Suggestion: Give a weak class the tapescript to follow to check answers. Exercise 5 Give students a minute to decide on their hobby. Give pairs time to do the activity. Move round, prompting and checking. Speaking 5 Think about one of your hobbies or use the ideas below. Ask and answer with three friends. street dancing drawing cartoons collecting cards making jewellery going rollerblading singing in a band A What s your hobby? B It s making jewellery. A How often do you do it? Writing 6 Write a letter to What s New? magazine about your hobby. Answer these questions. Paragraph What s your name? How old are you? What s your favourite hobby? Why do you like it? Paragraph 2 How often do you do it? Where do you do it? Is it easy or diffi cult? What are you doing at the moment? Try this! When you write a letter, remember to write your address at the top of the page, then the date. Start the letter Dear and end Best wishes. 7 7 Ask the class to tell you about their favourite hobbies. Suggestion: To start the activity, ask a volunteer to read the example. Elicit more questions from the class and write them on the board, e.g. When do you do it? Where do you do it? You could then have the class ask you about a hobby. Students usually love finding out about the teacher. Exercise 6 Give students time to do the writing activity. Move round, correcting and prompting. Suggestion: Ask students to illustrate their work by either drawing their hobby or by sticking pictures of it on their letter. Make a class poster, Our hobbies. Try this! Read the text (use L if necessary) with students as they start to write. Exercises 3 and Tapescript Presenter: Hello and today we re talking to kids with unusual hobbies. Alex, can you tell us about your hobby? Alex: Well, I draw cartoon stories. Presenter: What are your stories about? Alex: They re about superheroes, like Superman, Spiderman Presenter: Your pictures are very good. Is drawing easy for you? Alex: Thanks er, no, it s sometimes difficult to think of new stories. Presenter: And how often do you draw? Alex: Every day. I often have ideas at school, then I draw them at home. Presenter: So who is your favourite superhero? Alex: Z-Man because he can disappear. Presenter: That s cool! Are you working on a new story at the moment? Alex: Yes, but this evening I m doing my homework. Presenter: Have you got other hobbies? Alex: Well, I sometimes collect cards. Presenter: What type of cards? Alex: Superhero cards, of course! 3

10 Language revised : present simple, frequency adverbs, present continuous Vocabulary: free time activities, TV programmes Functions: asking about hobbies Revision Refer to the Introduction for ideas on how to work with revision pages (see page 0). Exercise Give students time to do the activity. 32 Exercise 2 Give the students time to do the exercise. Exercise 3 Give students time to do the exercise. 2 The children are never bored on the island. 3 Does Danny play football every day? Is Bonzo often hungry? 5 They never go swimming. Exercise Give students time to complete the dialogue. Ask them to compare answers with a friend. 8 Words Write the verbs. NGIS in a band sing 2 WRAD cartoons draw 3 KEMA jewellery make LLOCECT cards collect 5 NITSLE to the radio listen 6 ETXT friends text 2 Write the TV programmes. t h e n e w s 2 a q _ u _ i _ z s h _ o _ w_ 3 a s _ p o r _ t _ s a w _ i l _ d l _ i f _ e_ p _ r _ o g r _ a m m _ e p _ r o g r _ a _ m _ m e Let s Revise! Let s Revise! 3 Order the sentences. sometimes Nipper to the Rock Café goes. Nipper sometimes goes to the Rock Café. 2 on the island The children never are bored. 3 play football Does Danny every day? often Bonzo hungry Is? 5 go swimming They never. Exercise 5.26 Play the recording once or twice while students listen. Play it again and have them repeat the sentence and sounds. Exercise 6 Give students time to write the questions. Complete the dialogue. Use the present simple or present continuous. Monica Katie, what are you doing (you, do)? Katie Hi, I 2 m reading (read) a magazine, but I m bored. Monica But you 3 usually go (usually, go) climbing on Tuesdays. Katie I know, but my climbing teacher isn t working (not work) today. Monica Hey, what s that music? 5 Are you listening (you, listen) to the radio at the moment? Katie No, it s my sister. She 6 s playing (play) her guitar. Monica 7 Does she play (she, play) in a band? Katie Yes, she does. They 8 always practise (always, practise) at the sports club on Tuesdays. Pronunication /s/ /z/ 5.26 Listen and repeat. Sue likes science, but Zack reads magazines. Functions 6 Write the questions for these answers. I go climbing every week. How often do you go climbing? 2 No, she doesn t play board games on Fridays. 3 He texts his friends every day. Yes, we always study at home in the evening. 5 They usually do homework after school. Checklist I can talk about free time activities. I can use the present simple and frequency adverbs. I can talk about routines. I can talk about TV programmes. I can use the present continuous. 2 Does she (usually) play board games on Fridays? 3 How often does he text his friends? Do you (usually/always) study at home in the evening? 5 When do they (usually) do homework?/what do they (usually) do after school? Checklist See page 0 of the Introduction for ideas.

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