No 31. Exercise 5.
[aɪ] invite, describe [dɪ'skraɪb], to describe — described, to describe a picture, to describe a film. Please describe what you saw. Words can’t describe it. Can you describe it to me? Shall I describe my flat to you?
[ɔ:] warm, wardrobe ['wɔ:drəʊb], a wardrobe — wardrobes, a large wardrobe, an old wardrobe. There are two wardrobes in my parents’ bedroom. I keep my clothes in the wardrobe. As you come into the room you can see a wardrobe on the left. Where is the wardrobe in your room?
[e] next, next to, next to my school. Come and sit down next to me. What is there next to your house? My parents’ bedroom is next to my room.
[æ] man, lamp, a lamp — lamps, a street lamp, a standard lamp, a standard lamp — standard lamps. There is a standard lamp next to the mirror. I’ve got a new standard lamp in the corner of my sitting room.
[ɪ] think, sink, a sink — sinks. There is a sink in my kitchen. I always wash cups and glasses in the sink. — Where is your favourite cup? — Sorry, it is in the sink.
[a:] park, garden, a garden — gardens. We’ve got a wonderful garden behind our house. There are different plants in her garden. There is no garden next to the hotel.
[ɒ] hot, opposite ['ɒpəzɪt], opposite the house, opposite the hotel.
My room is opposite my parents’ bedroom. Our kitchen is
opposite the bathroom. There is a river behind our house,
just opposite the garden. My school is opposite my house.
[ʊ] cook, cooker, a cooker — cookers. In my kitchen the cooker is next to the table. Where is the cooker in your kitchen? What colour is the cooker in your friends’ kitchen?
No 32. Exercise 10.
Susan: Oh, Alice! I hear you’ve got a new flat! How do you like it?
Alice: Oh, I like it a lot. It’s nice. You’ll like it too.
Susan: How many rooms are there in your flat?
Alice: There are five. We’ve got a sitting room, two bedrooms, my granny’s room and a kitchen. Come and see me some day.
Susan: When’s the best time to come?
Alice: We’re usually at home after 6.
Susan: Are you sure it’s OK to come round 7?
Alice: Of course it is.