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Lesson 1

United Kingdom of Great Britain

Hello Everyone!
This is our last module! We are going to study some cultural and geographical aspects of the
English speaking countries. Começamos com o Reino Unido. Nesta lição ouviremos bastante
informação sobre ele e treinaremos nossa habilidade de compreensão oral. Assistiremos a um
vídeo em que podemos perceber a diferença dos sotaques em inglês.

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This is the map of the United Kingdom. Its complete name is The
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, but people
commonly use the terms United Kingdom, The UK, or Britain to refer to
it. The UK is formed by four countries: England, Wales, Scotland and
Northern Ireland. The official language in the UK is English. The United
Kingdom is a constitutional monarchy and unitary state. It is governed
by a parliamentary system with its seat of government in the capital city
of London.

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THIS Anthony: Hey Catherine, how are you?
Catherine: Fine, Anthony, and you?
Anthony: I’m ok! Hey, Cathy, can you help me? I’m writing a paper about Wales and I need some
information. Can I interview you?
Catherine: Of course, Anthony.
Anthony: Where is Wales?
Catherine: Wales is in north-west Europe.
Anthony: Is it a part of the United Kingdom?
Catherine: Yes, it is.
Anthony: What’s the capital of Wales?
Catherine: It’s Cardiff.
Anthony: Who is the president of Wales?
Catherine: We don’t have a president, Anthony.
Anthony: No?
Catherine: No! We are ruled by a prince. The prince of Wales, who is the oldest son of the queen.
Anthony: How interesting! What about sports? What is the traditional sport in Wales?
Catherine: It’s rugby.
Anthony: Can you tell me the name of some famous Welsh people?
Catherine: Well, I think you know the actress Catherine Zeta Jones, don’t you?
Anthony: Yes, I’m her fan.
Catherine: And also the actor Anthony Hopkins.
Anthony: Wow! He’s excellent. What about food?
Catherine: Welsh food is usually prepared with local ingredients.
Anthony: Are there any traditional dishes?
Catherine: Yes, bara brith.
Anthony: What is that?
Catherine: It’s fruit cake.
Anthony: I see.
Catherine: Welsh cakes are delicious.
Anthony: Ok, I think that’s enough! Thank you, Cathy!
Catherine: You’re welcome Tony.

EXERCISES

1 – Do you remember? Put the name of the country and the nationality under the flags.

a) _____________
b)_____________

2 – Fill in the blanks.

UK Scotland have Great Britain

The United Kingdom is _________________,


Wales, England and Northern Ireland.
________________ is Scotland, England and
Wales.
The _______________ is formed by four
nations. The UK is one state.
They _______________ the same prime
minister.
They have the same head of the state too – the
Lesson 2
queen. This is scotland
Hello boys and girls!
Nesta lição, falaremos sobre a Escócia.
Ela também faz parte do Reino Unido, sobre o
qual falamos na aula anterior.
Faremos atividades de compreensão e
produção oral e aprenderemos novos
vocabulários.
Le’ts go!

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Scotland is in north-west Europe and is part


of Great Britain, an island country and the United
Kingdom (UK). Scotland is a mountainous country
in the north of the island of Great Britain and shares
a land border to the south with England. Its capital
city is Edinburgh. Scotland has some 790 islands. It
has lot of lakes – lochs – with fresh water. Loch
Ness is very famous.

EXERCIS
ES

1 - Answer the questions.


a) Is Scotland an island?
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b) What’s the capital of Scotland?
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c) Are there mountains in Scotland?
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d) Are there rivers in Scotland?
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e) What is the traditional food in Scotland?
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f) What is the traditional drink in Scotland?
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g) Is Scotland a large country?
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h) What is the traditional music in Scotland?
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LESSON 3
Northern Ireland

Hello!
Hoje estudaremos sobre a Irlanda do Norte.
Também aprenderemos os pontos cardeais e
colaterais.
Com isso, ampliamos nosso vocabulário
referente à geografia. Praticaremos a
habilidade de compreensão e escrita, no
aspecto geral e mais específico.

Cardinal Directions or Cardinal


Points
Let’s go!
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Team
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This is the cardinal direction NORTH The


abbreviation for it is N.

This is the cardinal direction


WEST.The abbreviation for it is W.
This is the cardinal
direction SOUTH. The abbreviation for it is S

Intercardinal Points
abbreviation for .

This is the intercardinal direction

Northern Ireland
NORTHEAST. The abbreviation for
it is NE.
abbreviation for it is NW.
Northern Ireland is in the northeast of the
Republic of Ireland. It Covers 5,459 square
miles(14,139km²). The Republic of Ireland is
not part of the UK. It is an independent country.
The capital of Northern Ireland is Belfatst. The
This is the intercardinal direction official language in the country is English.
People who are from Northern Ireland are
called Irish. The national holiday in the country
is March 17th. They celebrat Saint Patrick’s day.
There are two big regilions in Northern Ireland:
Catholic and Protestant. CS Lewis, the writer of
the Chronicles of Narnia is a famous Irish
person.

EXERCISES

1 – Look at the map and mark TRUE or


FALSE.
The abbreviation for it is E.
( ) Espírito Santo is in the east of Minas
Gerais.
( ) Mato Grosso is in the south of Pará. Let’s go!

( ) São Paulo is in the north of


Paraná.
( ) Rondônia is in the east of Mato
Grosso.
( ) Piauí is in the south of Ceará.
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LESSON
4
England
Hello!
Hoje estudaremos o último país que forma o Reino
Unido, a Inglaterra.
Aprenderemos vocabulário referente à família real.
b) Is Brazil in South America?
This is King George IV. He was married to Queen _________________________________________
Elizabeth. ____________________
This is Queen Elizabeth.
This is the Duke of Edinburgh. He is married to c) What is the capital of Brazil?
Queen Elizabeth II. His name is Phillip.
_________________________________________
This is the Royal Majesty. She is Queen Elizabeth. ____________________
She is married to the Duke of Edinburgh. They have
four children: Three men – the princes, and one
woman, the princess. d) What is the official language of Brazil?
This is Prince Charles. He is going to be the next _________________________________________
king of the UK. This is princess Anne. She is the ____________________
only royal princess. This is Prince Andrew. This is
Prince Edward.
e) How do you call people who are born in Brazil?
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England is the biggest country in the UK. The total ____________________
area of England is 130,410 sq km (50,352 sq mi).
England contains about 84% of the Uk population.
The capital, seat of government, and the largest city f) When is the national holiday in Brazil?
in the United Kingdom is London. London is also the
_________________________________________
capital of England. The English language comes
____________________
from England. It is the official language in England.
English is the official language of the UK and the
first language of the vast majority of the population.
g) What is celebrated on that day?
Both Wales and Scotland have their own languages
but they speak English in both countries more. The _________________________________________
british Royal Family live in England. ____________________

Queen Elizabeth II was born on 21 April, 1926 at 17 h) What are the religions in Brazil?
Bruton Street, London. Her name is Elizabeth _________________________________________
Alexandra Mary. Her birthday is officially celebrated ____________________
in Britain on the second Saturday of June every
year. The official name of this day is “The Queen’s
Birthday Parade”. Queen Elizabeth is the head of i) What are the names of famous Brazilians?
the state, but the country is governed by the Prime
Minister. The Queen lives at the Buckingham _________________________________________
Palace in London. She is married to Prince Phillips, ____________________
the Duke of Edinburgh. Their Children are: Prince
Charles, Princess Anne, Prince Andrew and Prince
Edward. The Queen representes the nation around
the world.

LESSON
5
EXERCISES
1 – Answer the questions.
a) Where is Brazil?
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____________________ Education in the UK
Hello!
Hoje aprenderemos sobre o sistema educacional no
Reino Unido.
Poderemos fazer a comparação com a educação
no Brasil, nosso dia-a-dia na escola e o ano letivo.
Let’s go!

Educations in the
UK.
Lizzy: Yes. Boys wear a long grey or black trousers
or shorts during summer. They wear white shirt and
school tie. They wear black shoes. During winter,
they wear the school jacket or coat.
Ben: Trousers?
Lizzy: Yes! Oh, you say “pants” in the US. Trousers
are the same as pants.
Ben: Oh, I see. What about girls?
Lizzy: The only difference is that girls may wear
Education is an important part of British life. There skirts. During the summer girls often wear summer
are hundreds of schools, colleges and universities, school dresses.
including some of the most famous in the world.
Education is free and compulsory for all children Ben: A little different from American school uniforms,
between the ages of 5 – 16. Some children are huh?
educated at home, not at school. This is called Lizzy: Yes!
homeschooling. Children’s education in England is
Ben: What days to children go to school?
normally divided into two separate stages.
Lizzy: They go to school from Monday to Friday.
Ben: What time?
They begin with primary education at the age of five
and this usually lasts until they are eleven. Then Lizzy: From 08:55 am to 03:55 pm.
they move to secondary school. There they stay
Ben: What about vacation?
until they are sixteen, seventeen or eighteen years
of old. Parents and students always call the Lizzy: The English academic year runs from
teachers in primary schools (4-11 year olds) by their September to July, so our vacation is in July and
last name with the tittle before (Mr., Mrs. Or Miss). August.
In secondary schools (11-16 years), teachers are Ben: Just like the American ones.
usually addressed as Miss or Sir.
Lizzy: Yes.

Dialogue: Ben
Ben: What subjects do you study in the secondary
school?
Lizzy: We have Math, English, Science, Drama,

and Lizzy Music, Art, PE and Humanities (History, Geography,


and Religion). We also have two languages: French
or Spanish.

Ben: Hey, Lizzy! How are you? Are you having a Ben: How interesting! Are you going to have lunch
good tiume here in the US? now?

Lizzy: Yes, Ben, thank you for asking. Lizzy: Yes.

Ben: Are you leaving French class now? Ben: Let’s go together, then!

Lizzy: Yes, I am. Lizzy: OK, Let’s!

Ben: Do you like school here?


Lizzy: Yes, it is nice. EXERCISES
Ben: Is the education in the Uk very different? 1 – Answer the questions about Brazil’s school
Lizzy: Well, in some aspects, yes. system.

Ben: I’m curious. Can I ask you some questions? a) Do children and teenagers have to wear
uniforms?
Lizzy: Of course!
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Ben: Do you have to wear a uniform at school? __________________
b) What’s the uniform like?
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c) What time do classes usually start?
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d) What time do classes usually finish?
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__________________ Free time in
e) When is vacation time? the UK
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__________________
f) When does the academic year start?
Hello!
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Hoje aprenderemos sobre o que os britânicos
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fazem no seu tempo livre.
g) When does it finish?
Let’s go!
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Ben: Swimming!?
Lizzy: Yesm and for sports too.
Ben: In the end, Lizzy, it’s not very different

Dialogue: Lizzy
from what we do here in the USA.

and Ben. EXERCISES


1 – Answer the questions about free time
activities.
1) Do Brazilians play sports in their free time?
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___________________
2) What sports do you play?
Ben: So, Lizzy, what about free time activities?
What is common in the UK? What do British people
usually do?
Lizzy: Oh, so many things! Be more specific!
Ben: Hum… let me see. Sports! Do you play
sports?
Lizzy: Yes, children enjoy playing and watching
sports such as football, cricket, tennis and netball.
Ben: How interesting! But netball? I don’t know
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what netball is. Is it a sport too?
___________________
Lizzy: Yes! It is very similar to basketball. Women
3) Do Brazilians usually go to the club?
usually play it. Two teams of seven players play it.
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Ben: How interesting! What about other activities?
___________________
Lizzy: Well, watching television is very very popular.
4) What do they do at the club?
British people love TV.
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Ben: Nice! And computers? Internet?
___________________
Lizzy: Children love playing computer games!
5) What about TV? Do you watch a lot of TV?
Ben: But only watching TV and playing computer
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games is not very healthy!
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Lizzy: I know, but these kids like cycling and
6) What about the internet? Do you play internet
skateboarding too.
games?
Ben: Oh, well! That’s good! And what do families do
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together?
___________________
Lizzy: Families enjoy going sightseeing at the
7) What do you usually do in your free time at night?
weekends and during the school holidays
Ben: Oh, really? Very similar to Americans! Where
do they usually go?
Lizzy: There are many museums, beaches and
beautiful parks to visit.
Ben: I love sightseeing.
Lizzy: And we go to the clubs too.
_________________________________________ Também revisaremos o Simple Present.
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Let’s go!

LESSON
7
Te e n s i n t h e

Teenagers in England do much the same as kids in


UK America or other European countries do. They
enjoy chatting to and texting friends on their
mobiles, hanging out with their mates, listening to
the latest music on their MP3 players, shopping for
Hello! the latest fashions or just watching movies on the
television or at the movie house. Some teenagers
Nesta work.
lição,
Other teenagers get pocket money from their
parents. The average amount of pocket money for
seven to 11-year-olds is £6.31 per week.
Today we are going to study a new verb.
Ele já apareceu em lições anteriores, mas não o
estudamos com tanta atenção.
aprenderemos sobre os jovens britânicos e seus
hábitos. Observe esta frase que retiramos do texto no início
da lição.
They enjoy chatting to and texting friends on their mobiles.

Como vocês já devem ter percebido, o verbo enjoy _________________________________________


é um sinônimo de LIKE. __________________

Mas, uma outra informação muito importante é que,


se desejamos usar um outro verbo logo após ele,
devemos conjugar este verbo na forma gerúndio.
2 – Answer the questions one more time.
Se observarmos a frase acima, podemos ver que o
verbo chat que vem logo após o ENJOY está a) Do Brazilian teenagers enjoying going out?
acrescido de –ing. _________________________________________
Vejamos outros exemplos: __________________
b) Where do they usually go?
British teens enjoy hanging out with their mates.

They also enjoy listening to the latest music on their MP3 players.

They enjoy watching movies on the television or at the movie house.

_________________________________________
__________________
c) Do they use the internet very much?
_________________________________________
__________________
d) Is text messaging a common free time activity for
Brazilian teens?

EXERCISES _________________________________________
__________________
1 – Answer the questions about Brazil
e) What sports do you enjoy playing?
a) What do Brazilian teens enjoy doing on Saturday
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night?
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f) What kind of music do you enjoy listening?
__________________
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b) What do Brazilian teens enjoy eating?
__________________
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g) What do Brazilian teens enjoy doing on Saturday
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night?
c) What kind of music do Brazilian enjoy listening
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to?
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h) What do Brazilian teens enjoy eating?
__________________
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d) What kind of sport do Brazilian teens enjoy
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practicing?
i) Where do Brazilian teens enjoying going on their
_________________________________________
vacation?
__________________
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e) Where do Brazilian teens enjoying going on their
__________________
vacation?
LESSON
8
British teens
at work!

Hello!
Na aula 8, leremos e aprenderemos sobre a vida
profissional dos jovens Britânicos.
Vamos compará-la com a dos brasileiros?
Let’s go!
Lizzy: Nice!

Dialogue 1 Ben: Ok, Liz! Thank you very much!


Lizzy: You’re welcome, Ben.

Interviewer: Hey,
Trisha, how are you?
Trisha: Fine and
DIALOGUE you?
Ben: Hey, Lizzy! You know, I’m very interested in Interviewer:
British culture now. Good! Trisha, you work, don’t you?
Lizzy: I’m glad to hear that, Ben! What do you want Trisha: Yes, I do! I love what I do!
to talk about?
Interviewer: What do you do?
Ben: Let me see… working. Do British teenagers
work? Trisha: I babysit.

Lizzy: Yes! Some of them Interviewer: Oh, how interesting! So you


Dialogue 2
work. probably like children very much.

Ben: How old do children have to be before they Trisha: Yes,


can work in England? I love kids!

Lizzy: They have to be 13 years old. Interviewer: Hey,


Brad, how are
Ben: What times can children work? you?
Lizzy: Children can only work after 7 a.m. and Brad: Fine, and
before 7 p.m. you?
Ben: How many hours can a teenager work? Interviewer: Good!
Lizzy: Not more than 2 hours in one day. Brad, you work,
don’t you?
Ben: What kind of jobs can teenagers do?
Brad: Yes, I do! I love what I do!
Lizzy: Well, they can deliver newspaper, babysit,
help the milkman. Interviewer: What do you do?
Ben: Wow, what else? Brad: I deliver pizza.
Lizzy: They can also do agricultural work, office Interviewer: Oh, how interesting! So you probably
work, domestic work in hotels. like riding your bike.
Ben: Very interesting! Brad: Yes, I love cycling!
Dialogue 3
Lizzy: And they can work
in shops and wash cars
too.
Interviewer: Hey, Ben,
Ben: A lot of things! So the teens can have their own how are you?
money.
Ben: Fine and you?
Lizzy: Yes! And If they don’t work, some parents
give them pocket money. Interviewer: Good! Ben,
you work, don’t you?
Ben: Really? How much do they get from pocket
money? Ben: Yes, I do! I love
what I do!
Lizzy: Around seven pounds every week.
Interviewer: What do you do?
Ben: Very similar to American pocket money.
Ben: I wash cars.
Interviewer: Oh, how interesting! So you probably _________________________________________
like cars very much! ______________________
Ben: Yes, I love them! f) Do you work?
_________________________________________
Dialogue 4
______________________
Interviewer: Hey, Laura, how are you?
Laura: Fine and you?
Interviewer: Good! Laura, you work, don’t you?
Laura: Yes, I do! I love what I do!
Interviewer: What do you do?
Laura: I do agricultural work.
Interviewer: Oh, how interesting! So you probably
like plants very much.
Laura: Yes, I love plants!

EXERCISES
LESSON
9
1 - Read the dialogue and mark TRUE or FALSE.
( ) Ben is very interested in British culture.
( ) Ben wants to talk about British teen’s work.
( ) In Britain before they can work, children have
to be 15 years old.
( ) Children can work before 7 pm.
( ) A teenager can work no more than 3 hours.
( ) If British teens don’t work, some of them get
pocket money.

2 – Answer these questions about Brazilian


teenagers at work.
a) Can Brazilian teenagers work?
_________________________________________
______________________
b) How old they have to be to work?
_________________________________________
______________________
c) What kind of jobs can they work at?
_________________________________________
______________________
d) How much money do they make?
_________________________________________
______________________
e) Do Brazilian teenagers get pocket money?

English 
Língua nativa
Língua oficial Hi Hello
 Segunda língua
speaking  Língua estrangeira

countries Hola Salut

Bonjour Hallo

Vocês sabem a diferença que há entre estes

Hello, termos?
Na aula de hoje conheceremos alguns outros Quando falamos em língua nativa, estamos nos
países cuja língua oficial é o inglês. Falaremos referindo ao idioma que você aprendeu em casa
sobre aspectos geográficos e culturais de alguns com sua família, quando era pequeno. Sua língua
nativa, então, é a língua portuguesa, certo?
destes países.
A língua oficial de um país é aquela usada em
Revisaremos vocabulário já aprendido e também documentos oficiais, a que é falada no rádio e na
tempo verbal. TV.
A segunda língua é aquela que você aprende
porque tem que morar no país onde aquele idioma
é falado.
A língua estrangeira é a que é falada fora do seu
país de origem e a que você aprendeu porque quer
ou sente necessidade.
Hoje vamos
aprender a There are many countries in the world in which
diferença entre English is the first language. We usually refer to
quatro termos que England and the United States only, but in many
other countries people speak English as their first
se referem a
language. For example: Canada, Australia, New
idiomas. Sempre ouvimos falar em: Zealand, South Africa and Jamaica. According to
research by the British council, “English has official
or special status in at least seventy-five countries
with a total population of over two billion. English is EXERCISES
spoken as a native language by around 375 million
1 – Answer the questions about Canada using
and as a second language by around 375 million
the short questions.
speakers in the world. Speakers of English as a
second language will soon outnumber those who a) Is Canada in North America?
speak it as a first language. Around 750 million _________________________________________
people are believed to speak English as a foreign
________________________________
language. One out of four of the world’s population
speak English to some level of competence. b) Is Canada a large country?
Demand from the other three-quarters is _________________________________________
increasing.” ________________________________
c) Do Canadian people speak English too?
Dialogue _________________________________________
Brenda: Hey Bob! How are you? ________________________________

Bob: Hi, Brenda! I’m ok! Now I’m on vacation and d) Do Canadian people speak French too?
I’m going to visit my parents at home. _________________________________________
________________________________
Brenda: How interesting! Where do your parents
live? e) Do Canadian people use dollars?
Bob: We’re from Canada! _________________________________________
________________________________
Brenda: Wow! That’s a new information for me! I
though you were from the US. f) Is the Canadian flag red and blue?
_________________________________________
Bob: No, we’re from Canada!
________________________________
Brenda: Very nice! Is Canada a large country?
g) What color is the Canadian flag?
Bob: Oh, yes! It’s very large! Canada is the second _________________________________________
largest country in the world. ________________________________
Brenda: And what’s the capital of Canada?
h) Do people have to pay for education in Canada?
Bob: It’s Ottawa. _________________________________________
Brenda: What about the official language? Is it ________________________________
English?
Bob: There are two official languages in Canada:
English and French.
Jamaica
Brenda: Do you speak French too?
Bob: Yes, my family and I speak English and
French.
Brenda: What the official money in Canada?
Bob: It’s Canadian Dollar.
Brenda: Oh! You use dollars too!
Bob: Yes, we do!
Brenda: What about education? Do Canadians have
to pay for school?
Bob: No, there is free public education for all.
Brenda: Very nice.
Bob: Why don’t you visit me some time in Canada?
Brenda: Oh, Bob, thank you very much! I’d love to!
artist. He sings reggae, a very popular kind of
Jamaican music.

Review this
Chris: Hey, Betty! What’s with all these bags? Are
you going to travel?
Betty: Yes, Chris! I’m going to visit my Family back
Hello! home.
Nesta aula, aprenderemos sobre a Jamaica. Chris: Really? Are you travelling to Jamaica?
Leremos um texto sobre o país e faremos Betty: Yes, tomorrow morning!
exercícios.
Chris: How nice! Do you miss life in Jamaica?

Let’s go! Betty: Oh, yes! Very much! The customs are very
different from the American ones!
Chris: What, for example?
Betty: Well, I miss bars with reggae music. You
know reggae is our most popular and favorite kind
of music, don’t you?
Chris: Yes, I do! What’s the name of that famous
singer?
Betty: Bob Marley?
Chris: Yes! That one! Are his songs good?
Betty: Oh, very much! They tell the story of our
people.
Jamaica is an island. Nation of the Greater Antilles. Chris:
It is situated in the Caribbean Sea, about 145 What, for
kilometers south of Cuba, and 191 kilometers west
of Hispaniola. It is the third most populous
Anglophone country in the Americas, after the
United States and Canada. Jamaica is a
parliamentary democracy and constitutional
monarchy with the monarch being represented by a
example?
Governor-General. The head of state is Queen
Elizabeth II, who officially uses the title “Queen of Betty: Well, they are songs of faith, devotion, and
Jamaica” when she visits the country. The Governor revolution. They say about the oppression and
General is nominated by the Prime Minister. poverty.
Chris: What’s your favorite Bob Marley’s song?
Betty: Oh, I like many of them, but I think my
favorite is No Woman No Cry.
Jamaica is the third largest
island in the Caribbean. Its Chris: I think I know this one. Can you sing it for
capital of Kingston. The me?
climate in Jamaica is Betty: Come on, Chris!
tropical, with hot and
humid weather. The official Chris: Is it “Nooooo, woman no cry! Nooooo woman
language of Jamaica is no cry!”
English. Bob Marley is the most popular Jamaican Betty: That’s it!
Chris: See!? I know how to sing Jamaican songs! i) Does he have a band?
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LESSON
New Zealand 11
Robert “Bob” Nesta Marley is the most famous
reggae singer. He sings reggae and his message is
of love and unity. His album ‘Exodus’ is considered
the best album of the 20th century by ‘Time’
magazine. His song ‘One Love’ is considered the
song of the millennium. Marley was born in 1945 in
a small village in Jamaica to a white father and
black mother. His band is called ‘The Wailers’ and
their first album ‘Catch a Fire’ is from 1973. His
song ‘No Woman, No Cry’ is considered a classic
today. He is a very important person in the
campaign against apartheid in South Africa and in
Zimbabwe’s independence. He died of cancer in
1981, aged 36. He continues to be an important
influence on today’s music.

EXERCISES
1 – Answer the questions.
a) Do you like music?
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_________________________________
b) What’s your favorite kind of music?
_________________________________________
_________________________________
c) Do you like reggae too?
_________________________________________
_________________________________
d) Do you know Bob Marley?
_________________________________________
_________________________________
e) Where is Bob Marley from?
_________________________________________
_________________________________
f) Is he a guitar player?
_________________________________________
_________________________________
g) What does he do?
_________________________________________
_________________________________
h) Does he sing songs about violence?
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_________________________________
humans and the mammals they introduced. The
majority of New Zealand’s population is of European
Hello!
descent; the indigenous Māori are the largest
Nesta aula, aprenderemos sobre a Nova Zelândia. minority. Asians and non-Māori Polynesians are
Leremos um texto sobre o país e faremos also significant minority groups, especially in urban
exercícios. areas. The most commonly spoken language is
English. Elizabeth II, as the Queen of New Zealand,
is the

country’s head of state and is represented by a


Let’s go! Governor-General. The capital of New Zealand is
Wellington, in the North Island.

EXERCISES
New Zealand is an 1 – Fill
island country in the in the
south-western Pacific blanks.
Ocean comprising
two main
landmasses (the North Island and the South Island),
and numerous smaller islands. New Zealand is
notable for its geographic isolation. New Zealand
has a distinctive fauna dominated by birds, a
number of which became extinct after the arrival of
Oceania – can – English – colors - flag
a) This ____________________________ is from
New Zealand.
b) We _____________________________ see the
flag of the UK on this flag.
c) There are three
________________________________ on this
flag.
d) This country is in
___________________________________.
e) The official language of this country is
____________________________.

LESSON
South Africa
12
Hello!
Hoje estudaremos a lesson 12.
Falaremos sobre algumas celebridades sul
africanas e estudaremos aspectos geográficos e
culturais da África do Sul. Revisaremos os
pronomes interrogativos e
o verbo modal can.
Também praticaremos a
habilidade e estratégias de
leitura.
Let’s go!

South Africa is a country in


the African continent. It has
three capitals: Pretoria
(executive capital); Cape
Town (legislative capital);
Bloemfontein (judicial
capital). Johannesburg is the
largest city. The official language is English, but
there are other 10
languages that South
a) ___________________ b)
Africans speak in the
____________________
country. Christianity
us the major religion
for South Africans.
The monetary unit is the rand. A very famous South
African personality is Nelson Mandela. He is very c)_____________________
important in the combat of racism in the country.

EXERCISES
1 – Answer the questions about South Africa.
a) Where is South Africa? d) ___________________ e)
___________________
_________________________________________
______________________________________
b) How many capitals does South Africa have?
_________________________________________ ______________________
______________________________________ e)
_____________________

LESSON 13
c) What is the largest city?
_________________________________________
______________________________________
d) Who is a famous personality in South Africa?

Visiting a foreign city


_________________________________________
______________________________________
e) Why is Nelson Mandela very important?
_________________________________________
______________________________________

2 – Complete.
A

politician – a poet – a rugby player – a singer –


an actress
Liz: It’s wonderful. I love the Coliseum, the Sistine
Chapel, and St. Peter’s Square.

Hello!
Carlo: Yes, those are some of the main tourist attractions.
Na aula 13 veremos dois amigos conversando sobre a
Liz: St. Peter’s Cathedral is really big.
experiência de um turista em um país que não é o dele.
Carlo: Yes, it is on the most beautiful cathedrals in the
Revisaremos o Simple Present e faremos a leitura de
world.
um texto sobre a cidade que este personagem vive.
Liz: Hey, can you recommend some good restaurants?
Carlo: Sure! Do you like Italian food?
Liz: I love it!
Let’s go!

Rome
One of the
Carlo: Great view this one, isn’t it?
most
Liz: Yes, it is! Are you a tourist like me? beautiful and
Carlo: No, I was born here. I’m Italian. Where are you interesting
from? city in Italy is
Rome. The
Liz: Mexico. city is very
Carlo: Ah, you’re Mexican. So you speak Spanish. old and
dates back two
Liz: That’s right! Spanish, English and Portuguese. thousand and five hundred years ago. It is the capital of
Carlo: What do you think of Rome? Italy. Some of the main tourist attractions are the
Coliseum, St. Peter’s Square and the Sistine Chapel.
Rome is predominantly Roman Catholic. It is a very
international city too. The ethnic groups that live there
are: Romanians, Polish, Ukrainians and Albanians, but
there are people from all over the world visiting Rome
every day. In Rome, they speak Italian, but English is the
official tourist language.

LESSON 14
Getting to know you

Hello!
Na aula 14 praticaremos a habilidade de
compreensão oral e escrita.
EXERCISES Ouviremos uma conversa entre dois conhecidos e
1 – Read and fill in the blanks. lemos um pequeno texto sobre o novo funcionário
em uma empresa. Continuamos revisando o
old – Italy – Rome – visiting – Catholic
Simple Present.
One of the most beautiful and interesting city in Italy is
_____________________. The city is very
_________________ and dates back two
thousand and five hundred years ago. It is the Let’s go!
capital of _____________________. Some of
the main tourist attractions are the Coliseum, St.
Peter’s Square and the Sistine Chapel. Rome is
predominantly Roman ___________________.
It is a very international city too. The ethnic
groups that live there are: Romanians, Polish,
Betty: So, you are
Ukrainians and Albanians, but there are people
from all over the world _________________ visiting from Italy,
Rome every day. In Rome they speak Italian, but right, Carlo?
English is the official tourist language.
Carlo: That’s right! What about you? Are you from
here in Los Angeles? EXERCISES
Betty: No, I’m from New York. 1 – Answer the questions.

Carlo: And do you like Los Angeles? a) Do New Zealanders speak English?

Betty: Well, I like the city, but I hate the weather. It is _________________________________________
really hot and humid in the summer. ____________________

Carlo: Yeah, it is. Betty, maybe you can help me. I b) Is Paris in Italy?
love reading books. Where can I find a good _________________________________________
bookstore here in Los Angeles? ____________________
Betty: There is a nice one two blocks from here. c) Do you speak Spanish?
Hey, do you like music too?
_________________________________________
Carlo: Yes, very much! ____________________
Betty: There is a rock concert this Saturday. Do you d) Are you Brazilian?
want to go with me?
_________________________________________
Carlo: Sure! Thanks! ____________________
e) Does your best friend live in the same city as
Review This you?
_________________________________________
Interviewer: Carlo, can I ask some questions for an
____________________
article in the company newsletter?
f) Does your mother go to the supermarket every
Carlo: Sure!
week?
Interviewer: You’re from Italy, right? What’s your
_________________________________________
hometown?
____________________
Carlo: Rome.
g) Do your neighbors have pets?
Interviewer: And what do you do at this company?
_________________________________________
Carlo: I’m the engineer. ____________________
Interviewer: Oh, right! And a more personal question

LESSON 14
h) Do you work in a supermarket?
– what do you like to do in your free time?
_________________________________________
Carlo: I love reading books! I usually read a book ____________________
every three days.

Getting to know you


Interviewer: Really? Do you have any other
hobbies?
Carlo: Yes, I like listening to music and going to
concerts too. I like going to good restaurants too.
Interviewer: What about things you don’t like?
Carlo: Well, I don’t like running and going dancing.
Interviewer: Running and dancing? Why not?
Carlo: Because I’m not a sports freak and I’m very
shy.
Interviewer: Ok, Carlo! Thank you very much for
your interview.
Carlo: You’re welcome.
Hello!
Na aula 14 praticaremos a habilidade de
compreensão oral e escrita.

Ouviremos uma conversa entre dois conhecidos e


lemos um pequeno texto sobre o novo funcionário
em uma empresa. Continuamos revisando o
Simple Present.

Let’s go!

Betty: So, you are


visiting from Italy,
right, Carlo?
Carlo: That’s right! What about you? Are you from
here in Los Angeles?
Betty: No, I’m from New York.
Carlo: And do you like Los Angeles?
Betty: Well, I like the city, but I hate the weather. It is _________________________________________
really hot and humid in the summer. ____________________
Carlo: Yeah, it is. Betty, maybe you can help me. I b) Is Paris in Italy?
love reading books. Where can I find a good
_________________________________________
bookstore here in Los Angeles?
____________________
Betty: There is a nice one two blocks from here.
c) Do you speak Spanish?
Hey, do you like music too?
_________________________________________
Carlo: Yes, very much!
____________________
Betty: There is a rock concert this Saturday. Do you
d) Are you Brazilian?
want to go with me?
_________________________________________
Carlo: Sure! Thanks!
____________________
e) Does your best friend live in the same city as
Review This you?

Interviewer: Carlo, can I ask some questions for an _________________________________________


article in the company newsletter? ____________________

Carlo: Sure! f) Does your mother go to the supermarket every


week?
Interviewer: You’re from Italy, right? What’s your
hometown? _________________________________________
____________________
Carlo: Rome.
g) Do your neighbors have pets?
Interviewer: And what do you do at this company?
____________

LESSON 15
Carlo: I’m the engineer.
Interviewer: Oh, right! And a more personal question
– what do you like to do in your free time?
Carlo: I love reading books! I usually read a book
every three days.

I like my office
Interviewer: Really? Do you have any other
hobbies?
Carlo: Yes, I like listening to music and going to
concerts too. I like going to good restaurants too.
Interviewer: What about things you don’t like?
Carlo: Well, I don’t like running and going dancing.
Interviewer: Running and dancing? Why not?
Carlo: Because I’m not a sports freak and I’m very
shy.
Interviewer: Ok, Carlo! Thank you very much for
your interview.
Carlo: You’re welcome.

EXERCISES
1 – Answer the questions.
a) Do New Zealanders speak English?
Maggie: Is the office attractive?
Amelia: No, isn’t very attractive and there isn’t much
natural light. There is only no small window. Some
days the air conditioning is very cold
Maggie: Oh, that’s terrible.
Amelia: Well, not so terrible! There are some things
I really like.
Maggie: For example?
Amelia: The contact with people. They are very
nice!
Maggie: Do you have good office equipment?

Hello! Amelia: Yes! We have excellent computers,


photocopiers, printers, etc.
Na aula 15 revisaremos vocabulário referente a
objetos de escritório e aprenderemos a descrever
nosso ambiente de trabalho.
Continuaremos revisando o Simple Present.
EXERCISES
1 – Fill in the blanks.
Phone – computer – shower – playing – sandwich –
drinking
Let’s go! a) He’s eating a
___________________________________
___.
Maggie: So, Amelia, b) She’s talking on the
how’s your new job? ___________________________________
Amelia: Great! My ___________.
c) He’s ______________________ basketball.
colleagues are nice people and I like the work.
d) He’s taking a
Maggie: Is the office nice? ___________________________________
Amelia: Well, it’s ok! _.
e) She’s _________________________
Maggie: What’s the problem? coffee.
f) He’s using the
Amelia: The work stations are not so big, so there
___________________________________.
isn’t much space.
Maggie: I see! There is not much privacy!
Amelia: Yes!
LESSON 16
Wow! São Paulo is very
beautiful!

Hello!
Na aula 16 revisaremos o Simple Present, o verbo modal can e também adjetivos para descrever lugares.
Falaremos sobre as cidades de São Paulo e Londres.
Let’s go!
Maggie: Wow, Amelia! São Paulo is very beautiful and exciting.
Amelia: Yes, Maggie! It a very large and interesting city.
Maggie: I’m in love with São Paulo.
Amelia: So, what do you want to do today? What do you want to visit?
Maggie: Today I want to visit MASP in the morning.
Amelia: Great! MASP is a very interesting museum.
Maggie: I want to go to Ibirapuera Park in the afternoon.
Amelia: Excelent! We can run in the park.
Maggie: Good idea. And tomorrow?
Amelia: We can go to Museu da Língua Portuguesa and Pinacoteca. They are very cultural places.
Maggie: I love it!
Amelia: Ok! So let’s take the bus to Paulista Avenue.
Maggie: Ok, let’s!

London is famous for its many historic buildings and museums. It really has a lot of interesting architecture.
There are also many pubs, restaurants and clubs, but the pubs close at 11pm. So there aren’t many places
to go after that. The weather is mixed and there are many things to do when it’s raining.

EXERCISES
1 – Answer the questions.
a) Are there many historical buildings in London?
_____________________________________________________________
b) Are there many museums in London?
_____________________________________________________________
c) What is very interesting in London?
_____________________________________________________________
d) What time do pubs, restaurants and clubs close?
_____________________________________________________________
e) What’s the weather like in London?
_____________________________________________________________
f) Are there many things to do when the weather is rainy?
_____________________________________________________________
2 - Choose the correct: much or many?
a) There isn’t much / many nightlife in my city. c) There aren’t much / many taxis.
b) How much / many people live there?
d) You should visit as much / many places as you f) I couldn’t find much / many information about
can. the city.
e) How much / many money should I take with
me?

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