11 Form 18.05.2020
LESSON 1. HOW GOOD IS YOUR ENGLISH?
1. Ex. 1a p. 344 Read the definition of the word ‘fluent’. Do you think there is any connection between the words‘fluent’ and‘flow’ (E.g. ‘the river flows’)?
2. What language(s) are you fluent in?
3. Ex. 1c p. 344 Answer the questions:
- How long have you been learning English? Do you thinkyou are fluent in it?
- Do you use English outside the classroom? In what situations?
- Have you ever used English abroad?
- Do you read in English? Do you watch films in English?
4. Ex. 2a p. 344 Read the post from a blog on fluency in English. Fill in the missing words and phrases. Do you agree with the opinion of the blogger?
5. What is your opinion on the following questions:
- What is your mother tongue?
- Do you know anyone personallywho is bilingual?
- Do you communicate with nativespeakers of English?
- Do you happen to know a non-nativespeaker who can speak English flawlessly?
- Do you usuallyget anxious about speaking English in public?
- What phraseis used in English to state that what you have just said is alsotrue in the oppositeorder?
- What school subjects are you reallyproficient in?
- Is a school mark in English an objectiveor subjective criteria in deciding how good your English is?
6. Go to:
and test your English. Discuss your result with your friend or partner and consult with your English teacher if you have some questions. Good luck!