Work in pairs. Ask and answer the questions. (Làm việc từng đôi. Hỏi và trả lời các câu hỏi.)
- What school subjects are you good at?
- Which ones do you enjoy most/least in your class? Explain why.
Listen and repeat.
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Tearaway methodical well-behaved
Disruptive actually struggle
- I'm' good at Maths and Physics.
- Certainly I enjoy Maths and Physics most as they are my favourite subjects. I find them interesting because these subjects relate to all things which happen in my life and the nature, for example the rule of expansion of solid substances,...
The subject I enjoy least is, to tell the truth, political education. At my age I think I cannot understand any concepts or thoughts on it. Therefore I find it very boring. What ideologies or political doctrines mean is nothing to our little mind.
❖ While You Listen
Task 1: Listen to the conversation between Jenny and Gavin. Pul a tick (✓) to the question to which the answer is “Yes”. (Lắng nghe bài đổi thoại giữa Jenny và Gavin. Đặt dấu (✓) vào câu hỏi có câu trả lời là “Yes”)
Click tại đây để nghe:
Did you always work very hard?
Did you always listen carefully to your teacher?
Did vou always behave well?
Did you pass your exam easily?
Did you always write your homework slowly and carefully?
Did you think school days are /were the best days of your life?
Jenny : Look, these are questions about how you got on at school?
Gavin : Yes, let’s.
Jenny : OK, so did you always work very hard?
Gavin : Well, I certainly worked pretty hard at the subjects I enjoyed. Yes, I did. What about you?
Jenny : Yes, I did actually. I think I worked very hard, yeah. Now let’s come to the next question.
Gavin : Did, yeah, did you always listen carefully to your teachers?
Jenny : No, I don't think I did. No, I think I was quite disruptive, actually. What about you?
Gavin : Well, I think I did listen to the teachers certainly when I got to the level where I was doing the subjects that I enjoyed.
Jenny: Yeah, ok, the next question is, did you always behave well?
Gavin : I don’t think I always behaved well. I was a bit, er, a bit of a tearaway.
Jenny : Um. Well, I think I was pretty well-behaved on the whole, so I 'd say yes, yeah.
Gavin : Good for you.! Did you pass your exams easily?
Jenny : No, I can't say I did. No, I, I found them quite a struggle, actually. What about you?
Gavin : I didn't pass them that easily, though I worked hard I found it very difficult to answer all that lone questions in a short time.
Jenny : Yeah, yeah, exactly. What about this one, then? Did you always write slowly and carefully?
Gavin : Quite slowly. Essays took a long time to write and I suppose I took a bit of care, yes.
Jenny : Yes. I agree. I was also. I was very careful and erm, yeah, yeah I was quite methodical.
Gavin: And did you think your school days were the best days of your life?
Jenny : Um, no, no. I can’t say they were. What about you?
Gavin : No, I went away to a boarding school when I was quite young and I didn't like that. No, they weren’t the best days of my life.
Task 2.Listen again and answer the questions. (Lắng nghe và trả lời câu hỏi.)
Click tại đây để nghe:
1. When did Gavin think he listened to the teacher well?
2. How did Gavin find the exams?
3. Why couldn’t Gavin pass the exams easily?
4. Why did Gavin say he didn't think his school days were the best time of his life?
1. When he enjoyed the subjects.
2. He found them very difficult.
3. Because the long questions were very hard for him to answer in a short time.
4. Because he went to a boarding school far away his home when he was quite young and he didn’t like that. So, he found his schooldays were not the best days of his life.
❖ After You Listen
Work ill pairs. Talk about the results of your current exams at school and what you will do to prepare for the next exams. (Làm việc từng đôi. Nói về các kết quả của những bài thi của em hiện nay ở trường và những gì em sẽ làm để chuẩn bị cho những bài thi kế.)
A. How arc the results of your current exams?
B. They’re not very good; actually, except for my major subjects :Maths and Physics, all others are bad.
A. Why do you say so?
B. Because I didn’t really study them well. It’s the obvious result.
A. You mean you didn’t do your exercises or homework carefully?
B. Yes. And I didn't listen 10 my teachers attentively enough.
A. What will you do for the next exams?
B. Well, I 'II study more carefully and harder. In class I’ll listen to my teachers' explanations more attentively, do many more exercises and much homework.
A. Do you think about the team-study?
B. Oh, yes. My friends and I plan to set up a team-study. I think it’s the best way to make progress.
A. Sure, I think you should. And good luck to you in your next exams.
B. Thanks a lot.
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