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5. What is the weather going to be like in Eastern Europe and Scandinavia? 

2. Fill in the right auxiliary verb. Sometimes you need to make it negative.

1.  It's Saturday, and many people … going away on holiday.

2. The sun … going to shine and there … going to be wet or cold.

3. Europe … going again to be windy with changeable skies.

4. Western Europe … going to have rain.

5. Eastern Europe and Scandinavia … going to have sleet and snow.

6. In Spain it … going to rain tomorrow. It … going to be a hot, sunny day, with temperatures of 30 degrees Celsius.


1. Complete the sentences with to be going to. Sometimes you need to make it negative.

1. Tomorrow … be wet and windy in the South of France.

2. There … be strong southwesterly winds reaching nearly gale force

3. There … be a thunder in the North of England.

4. We … look at the European weather map for tomorrow morning at nine o'clock.

5. It … be a cold, wet day again. There … be sunny or warm.

6. the area bordering the Tyrrhenian Sea …  be mostly cloudy with occasional showers.

2. Ask 5 questions which true or not to the text information.

e.g.   Is it going to be sunny in Italy?

           What is the weather going to be like in Russia?

Module 10

Vocabulary: Describing Character

Grammar: adverbs, adjectives and participles

Reading: Your stars


Read and translate these words.

Aquarius   [ә`kweәriәs]         Leo                               [`li:әu]

Pisces         [`paısi:z]              Virgo                             [`vә: gәu]

Aries          [`әri:z]              Libra                   [`li:brә]

Taurus        [`torәs]                 Scorpio               [`sko:piәυl]

Gemini       [`dζemınai]          Sagittarius                   [s?dζi`teәriәs]

Cancer        [`k?nsә]             Capricorn            [`k?priko:n]


Find Russian equivalents for the following expressions. Use a dictionary for unknown words and pronunciation.

practical               realistic

intelligent           a leader

impulsive            loyal

sensitive              serious

ambitious            emotional


Match the words with their synonyms or definitions. Use a dictionary for unknown words and pronunciation







sure of oneself


able to be trusted

calm, tranquil

sociable person

refusing to agree, comply

 C. Answer the questions about yourself.

1. Is it difficult for you to make up your mind?

2. Do you like to dominate people?

3. Do you have a good sense of humour?

4. How often do you take anything to heart?

5. Are you a good listener?

6. Could you see things in black and white?



Aquarius (January 20 - February 18)

You are practical and realistic about what is important in life. Also you are intelligent and love thinking up new ideas but sometimes you are absent-minded.

Pisces (February 19 - March 20)

You are sensitive and creative, but also very emotional - your heart rules your head. Sometimes it`s difficult for you to make up your mind.

Aries (March 21 - April 20)

You are a leader and like to dominate people. You are very active and impulsive. Your mood changes very easily from anger to laughter.

Taurus (April 21 - May 20)

You are practical and reliable. But sometimes you can be stubborn. You are loyal and generous to your friends and will stand by them whenever possible.

Gemini (May 21 - June 20)

You are intelligent and interested in everything. You think and talk fast and you are full of energy. You have a good sense of humour and you love changes.

Cancer (June 21 - July 21)

You`re very sensitive and take everything to heart. Your family is very important to you. You are a nice friend, but often you are too serious.

Leo (July 22-August 21)

You are confident and attractive but you can be proud. You like to be in the public. You love the sun and are very generous. You like to organize other people.

Virgo (August 22 - September 21)

You are quiet and shy and don't like crowds. You like to be alone. You want everythingto be perfect. And you like order very much