Choose the correct answer

1. Anna and Lidia turned up at my apartment just as I ___to bed (would go/was about to go).

2. You're home early. I thought you ___play squash with Alex tonight (were going to, are going to).

3. She said she _____ to Marek unless he apologised for being rude (wasn`t to have spoken, wouldn`t speak).

4. Sorry I'm late. I didn't realise the meeting _____ go on all day(was about to, would).

5. He told his children that they ______ out until they'd finished their homework(weren`t have gone,

weren`t to go).


Join each idea in A with an idea from B. Make sentences using was / were going to and the verbs in brackets.

Example: I was going to take a taxi home last night, but I didnt have enough money, so I had to walk.


1. I (take) a taxi home last night, a) but it rained all afternoon, so we stayed at home.

2. We (write) to them when we were b) but my boss offered me more money,, so I decided to stay. on holiday

3. She (drive) to Scotland last weekend, c) but I didnt have enough money, so I had to walk.

4. We (play) tennis yesterday afternoon, d) but she had seen it before, so she went to bed early.

5. She (watch) the film on TV last night, e) but her car broke down, so she went by train.

Exercise 1. Listen to a part of a radio consumer programme where 2 people are talking about bad services.[T.26]

Exercise 2. Answer the questions.

The taxi

1.Why did the man get annoyed?

2.What did he askthe taxi driver to do?

3.What happened in the end?

In the hotel

1.What problems were with the woman`s room?

2.What happened when she told the receptionist?

3.What did she tell him to do? Did he do it?

Exercise 3. You are going to give an interview about bad habits say the best ways to quit them.Why it's dangerous.Why you should stop.

Bad Habits: Snacking non-stop, even when not hungry. Spending too much time on the couch watching TV. Overspending your way into debt. Skipping breakfast. Drinking too much alcohol. Smoking cigarettes. Overusing pain killers and sedatives.



Exercise 4. Discuss the following questions with your partner using the pictures.

1. What are the people doing that is irritating in the picture?

2. Are you irritated by these things?Why?

3. Can you think of any other irritating habits?


Exercise 5. You are going to read a short story about computer addicted boy. Try to predict what problems he will have.


When Ermek was eight, he seemed to be very interested in computers. His parents knew that he would love to have one, but they couldnt afford to buy one. His father decided to work extra hours to buy him a computer. By the time they bought him computer, Ermek was fourteen he had become very good at using his computer, but it was his only hobby. His parents wanted him to go out, but he didnt want to. Nobody persuade him to do anything and nothing could make him turn his computer off.

His parents didnt know what to do. Their son had become a computer addict. Even the family doctor didnt know how to help. One morning Ermeks mother found him lying on the floor. He had collapsed exhaustion. A fortnight in hospital finally made Ermek realize that his computer had become a dangerous obsession. Now Ermek is sixteen. He had lots of friends and hobbies. He hopes to study computer science at university and would like to find a job in computer research.

Exercise 6. Discuss in groups of two or three. What advice would you give to frequent computer user?

Exercise 7. Make a list of bad habits you think are unhealthy.

Exercise 8. Write about habits using your list from exercise 7.

You see that good habits will get you much better attention than bad habits. Write about your bad habits and how do you want to correct them.

Check yourself

1. Choose the right variant: He promised he ________ the new words of the Unit.

a) would have learn

b)would learn

c) could learn

d)will learn

2.Choose the right variant: I ______to give you a quiz today, but Im afraid Ill get strangled if I do.

a) were going

b) was going

c) would

d) going to

3. Choosetherightvariant: -

a) get into the habit of doing

b) force of habit

c) do smth. from mere habit

d) habituality

4. Choose the verb in correct form:

a) irritating

b) irritate

c) irritation

d) irritant


English Russian Kazakh
exhaustion [ɪg'zɔːstʃən] , ү, ә
obsession [əb'seʃən] , қ ,
collapse [kə'læps] , құ, ә
damage ['dæmɪdʒ] , , қ
sucking [sʌ'kɪŋ] , ә,
to addict [ə'dɪkɪt] ұғ
to persuade [pə'sweɪd]
skip [skɪp] ( -)
overspend [əuvəˈspɛnd] қ ұ
addiction [əˈdɪkʃən] ә, құқ


LIW 38   Read the text Oh, what a carry on! and translate it. (p.170)  
LIW 39   Male up a video presentation Habit is a second nature.




A Professor was travelling by boat. On his way he asked the sailor:

Do you know Biology, Ecology, Zoology, Geography, Physiology?

The sailor said no to all his questions.

Professor: What the hell do you know on earth. You will die of illiteracy.

After a while the boat started sinking. The Sailor asked the Professor, do you know swiminology & escapology from sharkology?

The professor said no.

Sailor: Well, sharkology & crocodilogy will eat your assology, headology & you will dieology because of your mouthology.



1. Clive Oxenden, Christina Latham-Koenig. New English File. Intermediate. Students book, Oxford, 2010.

2. Clive Oxenden, Christina Latham-Koenig. New English File. Intermediate. Workbook, Oxford, 2010.


3. John and Liz Soars. New Headway. Intermediate Students book. Oxford, 2009.

4. John and Liz Soars. New Headway. Intermediate. Workbook. Oxford, 2009.

5. Audio cassettes of New Headway. Intermediate.



HAND OUT 27 (87)

Discipline: English as a foreign language Credits- 2

Intermediate level Practical lesson

Lexical theme: Mass media

Grammar: Verb patterns

Teacher: assistant professor Mangazina Zhanel Rauliyevna

Exercise 1. Answer the following questions.


How many TV channels do you watch?

Do you have a cable/satellite TV?

What kind of programmes do you enjoy/hate?

Do you think state TV is better or worse than the independent channels?

Do you

follow at least one soap opera?

have a favourite radio station?

change channels when the adverts come on?

always watch the same news bulletin and weather forecast?


Exercise 2. Give the definition for the words paparazzi and celebrity.

Exercise 3. Read and translate the text.

Mass Media.

There are newspapers for professionals, for businessmen, for children and teenagers. Some newspapers publish serious articles on politics, economy and finance, some aim to entertain their readers. You can always find a paper which suits your interests.

The main source of news for millions of people is television. With its help we can see everything with our own eyes. It is the window on the world which gives us an opportunity to travel all over the world. TV helps us to relax after a hard days work and to escape from reality.

Many people prefer the radio. It is good to listen to it in the car, or in the open air, or when you do something about the house.

The Internet has recently become another important source of information. It is regarded as the latest addiction to trap thousands of people which has been blamed for broken relationships, job losses, financial ruin and even suicide. Psychologists now recognize Internet Addiction Syndrome (IAS) as a new illness that could cause serious problems and ruin many lives.

Exercise 4. Read the following sentences. Are they TRUE or FALSE?

1) You will hardly find a newspaper, which suits your interests. T/F

2)TV is the window on the world which gives us an opportunity to travel all over the world.T/F

3) Television helps us to relax after a hard days work and to escape from reality. T/F

4) People dont prefer getting information from the radio. T/F

5) People blame the Internet in their problems. T/F

Exercise 5. Complete each sentence with the most appropriate word from the box.


disadvantage, sensitivity, imagination, to dull, to provide, violence, disaster, celebrity, disabled, hooked, intimate, to educate, catastrophe, to communicate


We need to . people so that they understand the importance of a good, healthy diet.

You don't have to use your . while you're watching television.

He's a national .

There is too much brutality and . on TV these days.

Her son is . and she has to take care of him all the time.


Exercise 6. Put the words in correct word order to make sentences

especially life nowadays newspapers them are important and cant our without we imagine

newspapers beliefs political express certain opinion many and their people them according to own political choose

the television news main source of for of people millions is

some nowadays children are so TV addicted to anything that they interested in are else not

has the Internet another recently become source important of information



Verb patterns

Sometimes in a sentence, one verb follows another. For example, I want to buy an electric car. The first verbis 'want', the second verbis 'buy'. In sentences like this, there are different possible patterns. For example: (a) I want to buyan electric car. (b) I hate driving. In sentence A, the first verb is followed by an infinitive. In sentence B, the first verb is followed by a gerund (-ing) form. The verb patterns are dependent upon the first verb. There are several different types of pattern. Here are examples of some of the patterns:


Verb+ infinitive Agree, decide, expect, fail, happen, hope, manage, mean, pretend, promise, refuse, seem, want Verb+ ing form Avoid, cant face, cant help, cant stand, enjoy, fancy, feel like, imagine, spend (time), suggest
!!! Note that LIKE, LOVE, PREFER and HATE can be followed by the infinitive or the ing form without changing meaning!!! I hate to get up early. I hate getting up early.


  • Complete the text with the infinitive or ing form of the events in bracketsThe magazine editor

I cant stand _______ (hear) celebrities complain about paparazzi. If they dont feel like ______ (have) their photo taken, they could stay at home. But instead, they decide ______ (go) to expensive restaurants. Theyre only pretending_______(hate) the paparazzi. I often phone stars and suggest _____ (take) some photos of them, and they usually agree________(co-operate). And celebrities sometimes phone me and promise _______ (be) at a certain place at a certain time and they expect _____ (see) photographers there! Stars need publicity, and they enjoy _______ (be) on the pages of magazines


  • Complete the sentences with the infinitive or ing form of the verbs in the box. Which opinions do you agree with?
not be lead read understand write
  1. I enjoy __________ about celebrities, but I think their privacy is also important.
  2. Magazines always seem ______ about the same people.
  3. I pretend ______ interested in celebrity magazines, but I secretly look at them!
  4. I fail ______ why people are so interested in celebrities
  5. I love celebrity magazines. I often imagine __________that kind of life.

Exercise 7. The words below come from the conversations: two words from each. Work in pairs. Discuss which pairs of words go together, and what kind of story they might come from.[T.27]

close down funeral
get divorced have an affair
stab midfielder
pass away made redundant
sign victim

Exercise 8. Now listen and check your ideas. Take notes on: which of the words in Exercise 7 appear in which conversation.



Check yourself

1. Choose the right variant.

They agreed _______all their money

a) is not to spend

b) not spending

c) has been spending

d) not to spend

2. Choose the right variant. Paparazzi means

a) a freelance photographer, especially one who takes candid pictures of celebrities for publication.

b) a person who takes photographs, especially one who practices photography professionally.

c) a person who practices the occupation or profession of journalism and photographer

d) a person employed to gather and report news, as for a newspaper, wire service, or television station.

3. Choose the right variant.

I feel like_______ out tonight

a) dont to eat

b) to eating

c) doesnt eating

d) eating

4. Choose the right variant.

Many of the TV programs broadcast with subtitles for

a) The deaf

b) The old

c) The young

d) The teenagers


English Russian Kazakh
stab|stæb| қ ұ
midfielder[ˌmɪdˈfiːldə] қғ
intimate [ˈɪntɪmət] , қ
violence [ˈvaɪələns] қ
to dull [dʌl]
to hook[huk] , . ә
background information [ˈbækgraundˌɪnfəˈmeɪʃən] ә
brutality[bruːˈtælɪtɪ] қ
disabled [dɪsˈeɪbld] қ
to provide [ prəˈvaɪd] қ
sensitivity [sɛnsɪˈtɪvɪtɪ] қ
Office hours 14   Make up a topic Better late than never and retell it.
LIW 40   Make up a video presentation Influence of Mass Media on our life.



1.Clive Oxenden and Christina Latham-Koenig New English File. Intermediate Students Book.Oxford, 2012.

2.Clive Oxenden and Christina Latham-Koenig New English File.Intermediate Workbook.Oxford, 2012.


3. Michael Harris, David Mower and Anna Sikorzynska. New Opportunities Intermediate Students Book. 2010.

4. Amanda Maris, Outcomes Intermediate workbook 2010.

HAND OUT 28 (88)

Discipline: English as a foreign language Credits- 2

Intermediate level Practical lesson

Lexical theme: Tomorrows world

Grammar: Future perfect

Teacher: assistant professor Nussipaliyev Nurzhan Serikovich


Future perfect

+ ? -
I we will (shall) have worked will (shall) I we have worked? I we will (shall)not have worked
he she it you they Will will you he she it they you he she it they will not

● We use the Future perfect to say that something will be finished at a particular time in the future.

In two weeks term will have finished.

They wont have come out of the cinema yet.

Ill have done the homework by Monday.

●This tense is frequently used with time expressions in (three weeks) time and by (Saturday/next year). by +Monday=by Monday at the latest.



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