Unit 4 grade 11: Caring For Those In Need – Language
1.1. Task 1 Unit 4, grade 11
Match each word with its meaning. (Please match each word with its meaning.)
Guide to answer
1.b 2.e 3.d 4.c 5.a
first. disrespectful – shows disrespect towards someone or something
2. impairment – a condition in which a part of a person’s body or mind does not function well because of physical or mental damage.
3. fit – join a group of people or community and be accepted by them
4. donate – give money, books, etc. to help a person or an organization
5. campaign – a series of activities aimed at achieving a goal
1.2. Task 2 Unit 4 Grade 11
Complete the following sentences with the appropriate words from the box. (Complete the sentences with the appropriate word in the box.)
Guide to answer
1. The Braille alphabet was created by Louis Braille, who was blind after an accident. It was one of the greatest inventions in human history.
2. People with cognitive impairments often have difficulty understanding new things and therefore cannot learn quickly. That’s why we should break the information down for them.
3. We can help those in need by donating to a charity.
4. People with physical disabilities may find it difficult to get out of bed or walk around without help.
5. Many experts believe that noise is responsible for about half of all cases of hearing loss.
2.1. Task 1 Unit 4, grade 11
Listen and repeat. Pay attention to the vowels in bold. (Listen and repeat, paying attention to the bold vowels.)
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2.2. Task 2 Unit 4 Grade 11
Listen and repeat the following sentences. Pay attention to the vowels in bold. (Listen and repeat the sentence, paying attention to the bold vowels.)
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first. Last week, we discussed a visit to a secondary school for children with disabilities. (Last week, we discussed a visit to a middle school for children with disabilities.)
2. They really like studying English and history. (They really enjoy learning English and history.)
3. I couldn’t hear anything but the deafening noise of the drums. (I couldn’t hear anything but the shrill drumming.)
4. Before you use this talking pen, remember to check the batteries first. (Before using this stylus, be sure to check the battery first.)
5. It would be preferable to donate Braille books, not large-print books. (It’s better to give Braille books, not large print.)
3.1. Task 1 Unit 4, grade 11
Choose the correct form of the verbs in brackets to complete the sentences. (Choose the correct form of the verb in brackets to complete the sentence)
Guide to answer
4. have completely changed
5. have collected
1. Last month, we launched a campaign to help students with disabilities.
2. At our most recent meeting, we decided to hold a football match to raise money for charity.
3. At the end of the meeting, we invited all the students to a football match.
4. Since our last meeting, students’ attitudes towards people with disabilities have changed radically.
5. So far we have collected more than 150 gifts of all kinds.
3.2. Task 2 Unit 4 Grade 11
Complete each sentence, using the past simple or present perfect form of the verb in brackets. Complete the sentences one at a time, using the past simple or the present perfect of the verbs in brackets.
Guide to answer
first. In October, we decided (decide) to start a ‘Special Christmas Gifts’ campaign.
(In October, we decided to start a ‘Christmas Special’ campaign.)
– In october => past time point => simple past
2. About 30 students from other schools have joined (join) us since last month.
(About 30 students from other schools have joined us since last month.)
since last moth => present perfect
3. I have volunteered (volunteer) at a special school twice since I finished Grade 10.
(I have volunteered at a special school twice since I was in 10th grade.)
– since + S + V-ed then the previous clause will be present perfect
4. I presented (present) an action plan to the school principal when I was at the meeting.
(I present an action plan to the school principal when I am at the meeting.)
– The following clause when is a past event => the former also uses the past simple
5. So far, people have donated (donate) more than 100 gifts.
(So far, people have donated more than 100 gifts.)
– so far => present perfect
6. Last month, I talk (talk) to some students about how to learn English effectively.
(Last month, I talked to some students about how to learn English effectively.)
– last month: past single
7. They have sent (send) some textbooks and dictionaries recently.
(They sent some textbooks and dictionaries recently.)
– recently (adv): recently => present perfect
8. I’m preparing some Christmas gifts for the students with disabilities in the school we visited (visit) two months ago.
(I am preparing some Christmas presents for students with disabilities at the school we visited two months ago.)
– two months ago => simple past
4. Practice Task 1
Supply the correct form of verbs
Question 1: They……………..all the new words. They needn’t worry about the test. (learn)
Question 2: Three people………..him in hospital last Friday. (visit)
Question 3: Martin………for 50 miles on scenic routes three weeks ago. (cycle)
Question 4: We………..chicken Tandoori before. (never/try)
Question5:……….you……………..a job yet? (find)
Question 6: Emily and Molly…………each other for more than 10 years now. (know)
5. Practice Task 2
Mark the letter A, B, C, or D to the word whose underlined part from the other three in pronunciation in each of the following questions
Question 1: A. idiode B. idea C. idol D. ideal
Question 2: A. police B. policy C. polite D.pollute
At the end of the new Unit 4 English lesson, Grade 11 – Language, you need to know:
– Vocabulary on the topic “Caring for people in need”
– How to skim vowels
+ Simple past (past simple) describes an action that happened at a definite time in the past, and has already ended.
Structure: S + V2/V-ed/ was/ were…
Ex: She graduated from the university last year. (She graduated last year)
+ Present perfect (present perfect) describes an action that happened at an unspecified time in the past or an action that started in the past, is still in the present and may continue in the future.
Structure: S + have/ has + V3/ V-ed
Ex: Mary has come to Vietnam. (Mary has just arrived in Vietnam.)