Unit 12, grade 7: An Overcrowded World – Looking Back
1.1. Task 1 Unit 12 grade 7
Match the words with their definitions. (Match words with their definitions)
Guide to answer
1 – e . busy – a lot of things happening (busy: many things happen)
2 – b. poor – to have very little money (poor man: have very little money)
3 – c. peaceful – calm and quiet (peace: calm and quiet)
4 – d. spacious – a large area where it is easy to move (widely: a large area where it is easy to move.)
5 – a. overcrowded – too many people (crowded: too many people)
1.2. Task 2 Unit 12 grade 7
Write a sentence for each of the following words. (Write one sentence for each word)
Crime is a problem in big cities.
Guide to answer
first. Healthcare is poor in Indian slums. (Health care in Indian slums is bad.)
2. Disease is the thing that everyone don’t want.
(Illness is something not everyone wants.)
3. We must try over best in our live to overcome poverty.
(We need to do our best in life to overcome poverty.)
4. Education is an important target in every country.
(Education is an important goal in every country.)
2.1. Task 3 Unit 12 grade 7
Put an appropriate tag question at the end of each sentence. Then match the questions to their answers. (Put question tags at the end of each sentence. Then match the questions with the answers.)
Guide to answer
1. don’t we – a
2. didn’t you – e
3. won’t there – c
4. shouldn’t we – d
5. don’t they – b
1. Do we have many tourists this year?
a. No, there are less than last year.
2. Mom got stuck in a traffic jam on the way home, right?
e. Yes, it’s always like that.
3. Is there a solution to the lack of clean water’?
c. I hope there will be.
4. Should we do something to reduce poverty?
d. Yes, but how?
5. Do big cities suffer more air pollution?
b. That’s right, especially the big cities in China.
2.2. Task 4 Unit 12 grade 7
Look at the situation and complete the effects with more, fewer or less. (Look at the situation and complete the effects with more, fewer, less.)
1. The factory will bring more jobs to local people.
(The factory will bring more work to the locals.)
2. More people will move here to work in the factory.
(Many people will move here to work in the factory.)
3. Theses people will need more water and electricity.
(These people will need more water and electricity.)
4. There will be less space for children to play. (There will be little space for children to play.)
Work in groups. Look at the situations and talk about their possible effects. (Work in groups. Look at the situations and talk about possible effects.)
Scenario: A cousin will stay in my room for two months.
Effects: – I lost my privacy
– Maybe I’ll be happier
– I will have less space for myself
Situation 1: The karaoke next to your house is atractting more and more young people coming.
(Next door karaoke attracts more and more young people.)
Situation 2: A flea market has been established in your neighbourhood.
(A fair is formed in your neighborhood.)
Guide to answer
A: Oh, there is a karaoke near your house. It’s so crowded
B: Yeah, but I don’t like it.
B: It’s too noisy at night, because many people come there. However, it’s good entertainment for young people like us.
A: What are you doing tomorrow?
B: Oh, I will go to the flea market in my neighborhood.
A: Great! I will go with you. Do you like it?
B: Yes, I do. There are many great things I can find there, the atmosphere is so exciting. We can choose many beautiful clothes.
A: Oh, there’s a Karaoke bar near your house. It was so crowded.
B: Yes, but I don’t like this karaoke bar.
B: This karaoke bar is noisy at night because many people go there. However, the shop is a good form of entertainment for young people like us.
A: What are you planning to do tomorrow?
B: Oh, I’ll go to the market near my house.
A: Great! I will go with you. Do you like fairs?
B: Like. There’s a lot of cool stuff you can find there. The atmosphere was vibrant. We can choose beautiful clothes.
4. Practice Task 1
Add tag questions to the following.
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, …………?
5. Practice Task 2
Choose the corect options
1. Hoa has five periods a day. Loan has seven periods a day.
=> Hoa has more/ less/ less periods a day than Loan.
2. Mr. Two produces 100 liters of milk a day. Mr. Chinh produces 80 liters of milk a day.
=> Mr. Two produces more/ less/ less milk than Mr. Chinh.
3. Vietnamese students have three vacations a year. American students have five vacations a year.
=> Vietnamese students have more/ less/ less vacations a year than American students.
4. Lan eats two bowls of rice. Three eats three bowls of rice.
=> Lan eats more/ less/ less rice than Ba.
At the end of this lesson, you should remember:
– The vocabulary in Unit 12
+ Comparisons of quantifiers: more, less/ fewer (Quantitative comparison: more, less/ fewer)
When comparing more quantitatively, we have the following structure:
S + V + more + cn.N + than + N/ pronoun
S + V + more + unc.N + than + N/ pronoun
Ex: Lan has more stamps than I do. (Lan has more stamps than me)
When comparing less quantitatively, we have the following structure:
S + V + fewer + cn.N + than + N/ pronoun
s + V + less + unc.N + than + N/ pronoun
Ex: There is less water in my glass charcoal in your. (There’s less water in my glass than in yours)
+ Tag questions (Tag question) is a short question used after a sentence to ask for information or to confirm the idea just asked in a sentence, this type of question is always followed by a comma (,) and ends with a question mark (?) .
- If the statement before the comma is affirmative, the question tag must be negative. Ex: He’s working, isn’t he? (He’s working, isn’t he?)
- If the statement before the comma is negative, the question tag must be affirmative. Ex: They got the letter, did they? (They got the letter, didn’t they?)
– Communication: Practice talking about the effects of existing situations.