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UNIT 11: The Best Place to Live

Book 2 – Unit 11

 

Grammar
Vocabulary:
richest, worst, winter, coldest,
ideal, violence, violent, most,
least, best, wettest,
sunniest, comfortable, agree

Expressions:
That's for sure
what about...?
I don't know about that

 

 

 

 

 

The Best Place to Live

 

Denis: Where is the best place to live?
Alan: Well, The US is the richest country.
Denis: That's for sure, but the food is the worst!
Alan: Europe has the best food, but in winter it's the coldest place to live.
Denis: What about Brazil?
Alan: It has the most beautiful beaches, but it's also the worst place for violence.
Denis: Japan is the least violent country.
Alan: Yeah, but it's the most expensive place on earth!
Denis: I think Ireland is one of the best places to live.
Alan: I don't know about that, it's one of the wettest.
Denis: My ideal would be, the richest, the sunniest, the least violent and the least expensive, the most comfortable and with the best food.
Alan: I agree. Utopia here we come!



Ex. 1 - Answer with True or False:

1. Japan is the richest country. T/F?


2. The US is the least violent country. T/F?


3. Ireland is one of the driest countries. T/F?


4. Denis doesn't mention food in his ideal country. T/F?

Ex. 2 - Answer some more questions:

1. Why is the US not the best country to live in?


2. What does Europe have that is the best?


3.What's the best thing about Brazil?


4. Where does Denis think is one of the best places to live?


5. What would a country need, to be the ideal place to live?


Ex. 3 - Put these countries in the box in the order you think is best. Check your answers with your partner.

China, The United States, Canada, Japan, Germany, England, Afghanistan, Brazil, Croatia, India

 

The richest:
01. The US:
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The biggest:
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The coldest:
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Ex. 4 - Fill the gaps with the correct words.

 

e.g. It rains in Ireland almost every day. It must be one of the wettest countries.

1. It rarely rains in Egypt. It must be one of   countries.

2. There are not many fights in Japan. It must be one of   countries.

3. Most people have a lot of comfort in the US. It must be one of   countries.

4. In Afghanistan women can't work or get an education and they need to wear clothes that cover their entire body. It must be one of   countries to live

Ex. 5- Complete the conversation using expressions from vocabulary.

A. Brazil has the best beaches in the world.
B.   (agree)

A. Where will we go for vacation?
B.   ? (suggest someplace)

A. The Beatles were the best band ever!
B.   (disagree)

A. Our English teacher is our nicest.
B.   ! (agree)

A. What will we do for the weekend?
B.   ? (suggest something)

A. English is an easy language to learn.
B.   (disagree)

Ex. 6- Write more examples like the ones below:

e.g. Julia Roberts is one of the most beautiful stars in Hollywood.
e.g. Whoopi Goldberg is one of the least beautiful movie stars.

 

beautiful, ugly, fat, thin, happy, sad, hot, cold, expensive, cheap


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