Unit 9 grade 11: Cities Of The Future – Looking Back
1.1. Task 1 Unit 9 grade 11
Decide whether the questions tags in B’s responses have a rising or falling intonation. Mark ↗ (rising intonation) or ↘ (falling intonation) after the questions tags. (Determine whether the tag questions in B’s answer have up or down. Mark ↗ (up intonation) or ↘ (down intonation) after the tag questions.)
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Guide to answer
first. A: Global warming will continue to be a big threat to life on Earth.
B: Then we can’t afford to ignore its effects any longer, can we? ↘
2. A: I think the use of fossil fuels causes pollution.
B: Then we should stop using them, shouldn’t we? ↗
3. A: Did you see the game show last night?
B: I did. It was fantastic, wasn’t it? ↘
4. A: What’s the weather forecast?
B: It’s going to rain. Don’t forget your raincoat, will you?
1. A: Global warming will continue to be a major threat to life on earth.
B: So we can’t ignore its effects anymore, can we?
2. A: I think the use of fossil fuels is polluting.
B: So, we should stop using them, right?
3. A: Did you watch the game show last night?
B: I watched. It’s amazing, isn’t it?
4. A: How is the weather forecast?
B: It’s going to rain. Don’t forget to bring a raincoat, okay?
1.2. Task 2 Unit 9 grade 11
Listen and repeat the sentences in 1. Pay attention to the intonation on the question tags.(Listen and repeat the sentences in exercise 1. Pay attention to the intonation in the question tag.)
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Complete the sentences with the correct form of the words or phrases in the box. (Complete the sentences with the correct form of the word/phrase given in the box.)
Guide to answer
1. city dwellers 2. infrastructure
3. overcrowded 4. advanced technology
5. detect 6. urban planners
1. Local governments should find ways to limit the use of private cars and encourage city dwellers to use public transport.
2. Our city’s infrastructure needs upgrading. It is in extremely poor condition.
3. I hate traveling during rush hour. Trains and buses are crowded.
4. My father is very optimistic about the future of our city. He believes that the government will use advanced technology to successfully solve the pollution problem.
5. Researchers are developing low-cost devices that can detect pollutants in rivers and lakes.
6. While implementing city development projects, urban planners consider the needs of residents and the environment to maintain natural habitats and biodiversity.
3.1. Task 1 Unit 9 grade 11
Complete the sentences with the correct question tags. (Complete the sentences with the correct tag questions.)
Guide to answer
1. shall we 2. don’t they
3. aren’t there 4. will you
5. haven’t you 6. do they
7. should they 8. isn’t it
1. Let’s save paper by using both sides, okay?
2. Everyone wants to live in a green and clean place, right?
3. Is there a waste processing plant in this city?
4. Please don’t smoke here, okay?
5. I think you’ve got a new job, right?
6. No one wants to be stuck in traffic jams, right?
7. People shouldn’t leave trash in public parks, right?
8. This is what you need, right?
3.2. Task 2 Unit 9 grade 11
Answer the questions, using conditional sentences. (Use conditional sentences to answer the question.)
– What happens if we heat ice? (What happens when we heat the ice?)
– If we heat ice, it melts. (If we heat the ice, it melts)
first. What happens if flowers are not watered? (What happens if the flower is not watered?)
2. What do you expect your teacher to do ifyou make a mistake? (What do you expect your teacher to do if you make a mistake?)
3. What do people in tall buildings need to do if there is an earthquake? What should people in high-rise buildings do if there is an earthquake?
4. What color do you get ifyou mix blue and yellow? (What color do you get if you combine blue and yellow?)
5. What number da you dial if there is a fire? (Which number do you dial if there is a fire?)
6. If you don’t have to go to school in the morning, what time do you usually get up? (If you don’t have to go to school in the morning, what time do you usually get up?)
7. Who do you usually ask for help ifyou are in trouble? (Who do you usually ask for help if you’re in trouble?)
8. Where do you usually go ifyou want to enjoy some freshair? (Where do you usually go if you want to enjoy the fresh air? )
Guide to answer
1. Flowers die if they are not watered./ If flowers are not watered, they die. (Flowers will die if they are not watered. / If the flowers are not watered, they will die.)
2. I expect my teacher to correct my mistake if I make one. / If I make a mistake, I expect my teacher to correct it (I expect my teacher to correct me if I make a mistake / If I make a mistake, I hope that my teacher will correct me.)
3. People need to leave tall buildings quickly if there is an earthquake. / If there is an earthquake, people need to leave tall quickly. (People need to leave the tall building quickly if there is an earthquake. / If there is an earthquake, everyone needs to leave quickly from tall buildings.)
4. I get green if I mix blue and yellow / If I mix blue and yellow, I get green. (I get green if I mix blue and yellow. / If I mix blue and yellow, it becomes blue.)
5. I dial (the emergency number) 114 if there is a fire. / If there is a fire, I dial 114. (I dial (emergency number) 114 if there is a fire. / If there is a fire, I dial 114.)
6. If I don’t have to go to school in the morning, I usually get up at 8. / I usually get up at 8 if I don’t have to go to school in the morning. (If I don’t have to go to school in the morning, I usually wake up at 8 o’clock. / I usually get up at 8 o’clock if I don’t have to go to school in the morning.)
7. I usually ask my best friend for help if I’m in trouble. / If I’m in trouble, I usually ask my best friend for help. (I often ask my best friend for help if I’m in trouble. / If I’m in trouble, I usually ask my best friend for help.)
8. I usually go to the park if I want to enjoy some fresh air. / If I want to enjoy some fresh air, I usually go to the park. (I usually go to the park if I want to enjoy some fresh air. / If I want to enjoy the fresh air, I usually go to the park.)
4. Practice Task 1
Put the verbs in the correct form of conditional type 0
1. If my parents ……………… at home at weekends, I have to help with housework. (stay)
2. If my mother ……………… at home, I do the washing up or hoovering. (beige)
3. If she ……………… at home, I wash the car or work in the garden with my dad. (not be)
4. If they ……………… at home on weekdays, I do my homework first and then go out. (beige)
5. If my father ……………………. in the evening, we play games on his computer. (not work)
6. And what do you and your sister do if your parents are not at home?
5. Practice Task 2
Complete the following tag questions
1. No-one died in the accident, …………?
2. I’m supposed to be here, …………?
3. Nothing is wrong, …………?
4. Nobody called the phone, …………?
5. Everything is okay, …………?
6. Everyone took a rest, …………?
At the end of the new Unit 9 English lesson, Grade 11 – Looking Back, you need to know:
– Intonation in the question tag
– The vocabulary in Unit 9
+ A question tag is a type of question consisting of 2 parts, separated by commas: The part before the comma is a complete clause, the part after the comma is in the interrogative form (called “tail”) used to find seek confirmation of the information mentioned in the previous section.
- Main clause (affirmative), question tag (negative). Ex: You sing that song, don’t you? (You sang that song right?)
- Main clause (negative), question tag (affirmative). Ex: Your father didn’t go to the company yesterday, did he? (Your father didn’t go to work yesterday, did he?)
Note: The tail when in the negative is always left in the abbreviated form.
+ Type 0 conditionals are used to express facts, facts, habits or regular events.
Structure: If + S + V(s,es), S+ V(s,es)/ imperative sentence
Ex: If you heat ice, it melts. (If you heat the ice, it melts.)