№35 по английскому языку за 9 класс Л.М. Лапицкая, Н.В. Демченко, А.В. Волков
авторы: Л.М. Лапицкая, Н.В. Демченко, А.В. Волков
Английский 9 класс Лапицкая страница 35
On the (4)... hand, a friend is someone you love. Not that you are "in love" with them, but you care about them and you think about them when they are not there. I personally (5)... that they are the people whose pictures you have and whose faces are in your head. Friends are the people you feel safe around because you know they care (6)... you. They call just to see how you are doing, because a friend doesn't need an excuse. They tell you the truth, and you do the same. You know that if you have a problem, they are there to listen. They are the people who stop you from making mistakes and help you when you do. I'm absolutely (7)... that they are the people whose hand you can hold, or you can give a hug or a kiss and not have it be silly because they understand the things you do and they love you for them. What is (8)..., they are with you. They watch you live and you watch them live and you learn from them. That's (9)... , your life is not the same without them.
Fill in the gaps. Then listen and check.
Have you changed your opinion about the number of your friends after reading the text? Have you got more friends or acquaintances?
Complete the following definitions. Write four sentences about each.
I think an acquaintance is... I think a friend is...
Read the text again and make a list of reasons why your friend is not just an acquaintance. Compare your list with your classmates'.
Competition! Read the text in ex. 2b to the best of your abilities.
Lesson A true friend
What sort of person is your friend?
Interview your partner. Ask the following questions.
1. Have you got a friend? 2. What does he/she look like? 3. What does he/she like? 4. What is he/she like? 5. Does he/