LESSON 2. WHAT KIND OF READER ARE YOU?
Schools around the UK celebrate World Book Day with special events to encourage students to pick up a book and get reading. World Book and Copyright Day (also known as International Day of the Book or World Book Day) is a yearly event on 23 April, organized by UNESCO to promote reading, publishing and copyright. The Day was first celebrated in 1995.
1. Watch and sing the song.
2. What kind of reader are you? Do the test. Ex. 1a p. 200
3. Ex. 1 b p. 201. Read the results of the test. Do you agree with them?
4. Grammar focus: Participle I (-ing) and Participle II (-ed)
Read the rule, p. 252
Ex. 1 b p. 201. Find the participles.
5. Ex. 3 p. 202. Read the book blurbs. Guess the genres.
A book blurb is a short description on the back of the book which gives an idea of what is inside the cover.
6. Ex. 3 p. 202. Which book would you choose to read? Why? Use –ing or –ed participles and highlighted expressions.
7. Ex. 4 p. 203. How can teenagers be encouraged to read more? Choose the tips you agree with. Write at least 10 sentences to explain your point of view. Send it to your teacher.
8. Practise your grammar.