When Torn Howard was seventeen years old he was as tall as his father, so he
began to borrow Mr. Howard’s clothes when he wanted to go out with his
friends in the evening.
Mr. Howard did not like this, and he always got very angry when he found
his son wearing any of his things.
One evening when Tom came downstairs to go out, his father stopped him
in the hall. He looked at Tom’s clothes very carefully.
Then he said angrily, ‘Isn’t that one of my ties, Tom?’
‘Yes, Father, it is,’ answered Tom.
‘And that shirt’s mine too, isn’t it?’ his father continued.
‘Yes, that’s yours too,’ answered Tom.
‘And you’re wearing my belt!’ said Mr. Howard.
‘Yes, I am, Father,’ answered Tom. ‘You don’t want your trousers to fall
down, do you?’
A. Answer these questions.

  1. When did Tom begin to borrow his father’s clothes? When he was seventeen years old
  2. When did he put them on? when he went out with his friends at the evening
  3. What did Tom’s father do when he borrowed his clothes? He didn’t like it and got very angry
  4. Which of his father’s clothes was Tom wearing in this story? His ties, shirt, trousers and his belt.
    B. Opposites. Write these sentences. Put one word in each empty place.
  5. Tom was not a short boy. He was a tall boy.
  6. Mr. Howard was not happy when Tom borrowed his clothes: he was angry.
  7. Mr. Howard did not give his clothes to Tom; but Tom borrowed them.
  8. Tom didn’t borrow his father’s oldest clothes. He borrowed his new ones.
  9. Tom did not want his father’s trousers to fall down: he wanted
    them to . . .
    C. Choose the right sentence for each picture. Write it down.
  10. a. Joe is as tall as his father.
    b. Joe is less tall than his father.
    c. Joe is taller than his father.

b is right

  1. a. Tom is going upstairs.
    b. Tom is coming upstairs.
    c. Tom is coming downstairs.

a is right

  1. a. Tom is wearing a belt.
    b. Tom isn’t wearing a belt.
    c. Tom’s belt has broken

c is right

Different cultures-different pets

In Britain, about 50% of homes have got a pet. Almost six million people in Britain have got a dog and five million have got a cat. Dogs, cats, birds and fish are the world’s favourite pets.

But people in other countries have got different ideas about pets. In Arab countrises, for example, dogs are not popular because people believe they aren’t clean. And in Africa, very few people have got animals as pets

Some people in China and Japan have got small but noisy pets. They aren’t dogs, cats , fish or budgies: They’re fighting crickets. These pets are very noisy!

The Inuits of northern Canada keep bear cubs, foxes and baby seals They look after them until they grow up.

About Madagascar hissing cockroach

Another example of an unusual pets is the Madagascar hissing cockroach .’ Its quite big. its clean and doesn’t bite, and it sometimes makes a loud noise. Madagascar hissing cockroaches make good pets for children. In Australia and Indonesia some people have got ‘sugar gliders’. They are marsupials (that means they have got a pocket or ‘pouch’ for their babies — like a kangaroo) and they ‘fly’ from tree to tree.

Sugar glider

B. Read the text again and listen. Answer the questions.

  1. What type of bird does the text mention ? Budgie.

2. What are the four most popular pets in the word? Dog, cat, fish, and birds.

3. Where have people got crickets as pets? in China and Japan.

4. Where have people got baby seals as pets? In Inuits of northern Canada.

5. Do hissing cockroaches bite? no they don’t bite,

6. What have kangaroos and sugar gliders both have? the both have a marsupials (that means they have got a pocket or ‘pouch’ for their babies — like a kangaroo)

a. Read Anna’s description of her brother and her best friend. Match the description with the pictures . Write the numbers in the boxes.


2. A

  1. my sister

Her Name is Anna Maria and she is 13 years old. She likes swimming and dancing ,and her favorite color is light green and pink , her eye color is brown and her hair is light brown:

2. My BFF

Her name is Joylyn but i call her Jojo and she is 12 years old. she likes the color Blue and red, she likes playing games and likes rock climbing, her hair color is light brown and her eyes are honey brown:

3. My best friend

His name is Hrag and he is 12 years old, he likes to play video games and basketball and he like guitar too, his favorite color is purple and black and his eyes are brown he has light brown hair:

Christmas celebrations in different countries

Participants 6th graders

The aim of the project is to find out about Christmas celebrations around the world, to integrate cultural  awareness and to practise reading and speaking skills. Students practise Christmas related vocabulary, sing a song, make an idea about the holiday origin, traditions, songs, games.

The process: Students write short essay on Christmas. Sing Christmas song, play Christmas games. Then we have a little discussion.

What is Christmas? Christmas, Christian festival celebrating the birth of Jesus.

What is your favourite Christmas song?


What do you know about Santa Claus?

Santa Claus—otherwise known as Saint Nicholas or Kris Kringle—has a long history steeped in Christmas traditions. Today, he is thought of mainly as the jolly man in red who brings toys to good girls and boys on Christmas Eve, but his story stretches all the way back to the 3rd century, when Saint Nicholas walked the earth and became the patron saint of children. Find out more about the history of Santa Claus from his earliest origins to the shopping mall Santas of today, and discover how two New Yorkers—Clement Clark Moore and Thomas Nast—were major influences on the Santa Claus millions of children wait for each Christmas Eve.

What do you want for Christmas?

Do you think Christmas is the best holiday of the year?


Homework November 22-26

Betty Brown was five years old, and her mother wanted her to begin going to
school, because she wanted to start working in an office again.
A month before the beginning of the school year Mrs. Brown began telling
Betty about school. ‘It’s very nice,’ she said. ‘You’ll play games and paint pictures
and sing songs.’
Mrs. Brown began doing these things with Betty. Betty liked the games and
the painting and the singing very much, but she always wanted to be near her
mother, so Mrs. Brown was rather afraid and thought, ‘What will she do when I
leave her at school?’
But on the first day at school Betty was very good. She did not cry, and she
was happy.
On the second morning Mrs. Brown said, ‘Put your clothes on, Betty. I’m
going to take you to school in half an hour’s time.’
‘School?’ Betty said. ‘But I’ve been to school!’

A. Answer these questions.

  1. Why did Mrs. Brown want to send her daughter to school?

Because she wanted to start working in an office again.

2. What did Mrs. Brown do to make Betty like school?

Mrs. Brown began doing these things with Betty. Betty liked the games and
the painting and the singing very much.

3. Why was Mrs. Brown afraid?

Mrs. Brown was afraid because she thought, ‘What will she do when I
leave her at school?’

Did Betty like school when she went there?

Yes she was happy she did not cry.

Why was Betty surprised when her mother said, ‘I’m going to
take you to school in half an hour’s time on the second morning?
(Because she thought,‘ School?’ Betty said. ‘But I’ve been to school!’

B. What words in the story on page 16 mean the opposite of:

nasty-very good


far from- near


after- before



C. Write this story. Put one of these words in each empty place:
do does doing make makes making

Our children don’t do much homework, but they do a lot of work in
school. My son George likes making furniture and things like that more than doing
lessons. He sometimes makes nice chairs out of old boxes in his class. He
and his friends make a lot of noise while they are working, of course.
George is good at sport: he does the high jump very well. Such sport makes
children a lot of good, I think. Don’t you?

November 29 homework December 3

Lesson 1

British families(English in mind)/to read the text and translate the unknown words (page 30)

unknown words

flat- appartment

Lesson 2

Things to see in London/English in mind/to read and translate

Things to see in London/English in mind/to read and translate

Go on a big bus tour and see the famous places in London, like the tower of London, Trafalgar square and the Buckingham Palace, one of the Queen’s homes. There are now 80 open- top buses that do tours of the city.

Visit the Tate Modern and see a fantastic collection of modern art by famous artists like Picasso and Dali. The Tate Modern has a total floor are of 34000 square meters and is on the south side of the river Thames, not faqr from the famous Globe Theatre.

Meet famous sports people, pop stars and actors at Madame Tussaauds wax museum. There are almost 400 wax models to see. It takes about four months to make a model fo a famous person and costs 150,000 pound!

Come to the Hard Rock Cafe’ in Old Park Lane and try the food: ear Hickory Bar-B-Que Ribs or a Haystack chicken Salad. There’s a great collection of 70, 000 things from the world of rock music — like old guitars and drums from famous bands.

Գնացեք մեծ ավտոբուսային շրջագայության և տեսեք Լոնդոնի հայտնի վայրերը, ինչպիսիք են Լոնդոնի աշտարակը, Թրաֆալգարի հրապարակը և Բուքինգհեմյան պալատը՝ թագուհու տներից մեկը: Այժմ կան 80 բաց վերևով ավտոբուսներ, որոնք շրջագայություններ են կատարում քաղաքում:

Այցելեք Tate Modern-ը և տեսեք ժամանակակից արվեստի ֆանտաստիկ հավաքածուն հայտնի նկարիչների կողմից, ինչպիսիք են Պիկասոն և Դալին: Tate Modern-ի ընդհանուր մակերեսը կազմում է 34000 քառակուսի մետր և գտնվում է Թեմզա գետի հարավային կողմում, այլ ոչ թե հայտնի Globe Theatre-ից:

Մադամ Տյուսոյի մոմե թանգարանում հանդիպեք հայտնի մարզիկների, փոփ աստղերի և դերասանների հետ: Մոմերի գրեթե 400 մոդել կա տեսնելու համար: Հայտնի մարդու համար մոդել պատրաստելու համար պահանջվում է մոտ չորս ամիս և արժե 150,000 ֆունտ:

Եկեք «Հարդ ռոք» սրճարան, որը գտնվում է Old Park Lane-ում և փորձեք ուտելիքը՝ ականջի Hickory Bar-B-Que Ribs կամ Haystack հավի աղցան: Ռոք երաժշտության աշխարհից 70,000 իրերի հիանալի հավաքածու կա, օրինակ՝ հին կիթառներ և հարվածային գործիքներ հայտնի խմբերից:


One day a man went to see his doctor and said to him, ‘I’ve swallowed a horse,
doctor, and I feel very ill.’
The doctor thought for a few seconds and then said, ‘All right, Mr. Lloyd, I’ll
help you. Please lie down on this bed.’
The doctor’s nurse gave the man an injection, the man went to sleep, and the
doctor went out quickly to look for a horse in the town.
After half an hour he found one, borrowed it and took it into his office, so
when Mr. Lloyd woke up, it was there in front of him.
‘Here’s the horse, Mr. Lloyd,’ the doctor said. ‘I’ve taken it out of your
stomach, and it won’t give you any more trouble now.’
At first Mr. Lloyd was happy, but then he looked at the horse again and said,
‘But, doctor, my horse was white, and this one’s brown!’

A. Answer these questions.

  1. Did the doctor think, ‘This man has really swallowed a horse’? no the doctor did not think that the man swallowed a horse.
  2. Why did the nurse give the man an injection? the nurse gave the man an injection so the man will sleep
  3. What did the doctor do when he went out? the doctor wen to town to find a horse
  4. What did Mr. Lloyd see when he woke up? he saw a brown cow
  5. Why was Mr. Lloyd not happy when he looked at the horse
    more carefully? because he saw that its not his horse B. Which words in the story on page 12 mean sick-physically or mentally ill; not well or healthy: visit-to go to a place in order to look at it, or to a person in order to spend time with them: discovered-to find information, a place, or an objectespecially for the first time: pleased-happy or satisfied: fast-moving or happening quickly:

take care of your self

1. What does “tuition” mean?

a) the money you pay to live in an apartment

b) the money someone pays you to work for them ✔

c) the money you pay to a university to study there

d) the money a university gives you to help you study

2. What does “grumpy” mean?

a) upset and irritable ✔

b) confused

c) energetic

d) tired

3. What does “healthy” mean?

a) good for your body

b) good for your emotional state

c) good for your mental state

d) all of the above ✔

Grammar Questions

1. She decides to walk to class.

a) to walk

b) walking

c) walk

d) walked

2. Valerie keeps getting sick.

a) having

b) getting

c) being

d) doing

3. She is so much happier when she arrives.

a) happy

b) happiest

c) more happy

d) happier

Comprehension Questions

1. Why does Valerie always feel frustrated and irritable?

Valerie always feels frustrated and irritable because she does not do any physical exercises and she rarely eats home made food. Valerie does not sleep very much too because she studies and prepares her assignments after dinner that’s why she feels grumpy when she wakes up in the morning.

2. What healthy changes does Valerie make in her life?

Valerie decides to make some big changes, First, she learns how make some easy, healthy recipes, by preparing her food herself, and the foods tastes much better too! Valerie goes to bed early every night. Now she really feels refreshed in the morning.

My Country

 Armenia is a historical, geographical region in the north of Western Asia, where the Armenian nation was formed and passed its historical path. It includes the Armenian Highlands, which is one of the largest plateaus of Western Asia.

 According to different estimations the area of Armenia is 290,000 / 300,000 – 360,000km2. The highlands have been inhabited since ancient times. Archeological discoveries testify that archaic humans (Homo erectus) lived here 1.8 million years ago. Traces, left by Hominidae, represent all periods of the Stone Age.

 During its whole history the region was an organic part of many countries and was being wholly reigned by just one governor for too short periods.  The borders of entire historical and geographical Armenia coincide with the borders of historical countries of Greater Armenia (Metc Hayq) and Lesser Armenia (Poqr Hayq).

How was their country called?

Natives –Armenians- called their country “Hayastan” or ”Hayq”. Sumerians used to call it “Aratta”,  and Acadians called it “Armani” or “Armanum”. Hittites used the names “Hayasa” and “Armatana”, and Assyrians preferred the names “Uruatry/Urartu” and “Armi”. Persians called this country “Arminiua”, people of Elam called it “Harminua”, and Egyptians used the name “Ermenen”.  Georgians called this country სომხეთი (Somkheti).

 In European languages the name of the country came from the name “Armenia”, which is  the Latin version of Greek name “Ἀρμενία