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As soon as the new coronavirus appeared, we were isolated in our homes. Frankly, I don’t like this status, because being in the village and not being able to get out of the house is not so easy. When I wake up in the morning, I think about how I should spend the day. First of all, I check my phone to see the portion of my newly sent lessons. I am engaged in self-education, I study the important parts of my chosen profession. I read interesting facts about the planet Earth.
It is as if the world has stopped on the other side of the window, there is no activity before, people are afraid to leave the house. The good thing about coronavirus is that it cleanses nature. It’s very good weather outside, but we can’t enjoy that good weather.
I think we will be able to overcome this difficult period.

Summary

English is one of the most widely spoken languages in the world. Most developed countries are fluent in English. My goal is to become a programmer. The main condition for becoming a programmer is a good knowledge of English, that’s why I want to learn English. After becoming a good programmer, I want to go to America and work there.

This year we have done a lot of work on the English subject. We have made interesting projects. We traveled to Ashtarak. We did grammar exercises. To develop oral language, we have read interesting texts. We have watched movies in English to develop our vocabulary. We have played games that help us to master the words more easily

ESL Doctors Reading Comprehension

When most people are ill with a non-life threatening condition they will most often see a General Practitioner, a GP, also called a Family Doctor. These doctors generally work in the local community in surgeries rather than in hospitals, so they are convenient for people to see for a consultation. However, other GPs can work in a very wide range of areas, such as in hospitals, in education and for insurance companies.

As the name suggests, GPs are doctors that do not have a specialty, such as a brain surgeon or cancer specialist: they are able to diagnose and treat all the possible diseases and problem that one of their patients might have. They can treat and manage most illnesses and perform some minor surgeries in their practice. Then for more serious cases they will refer the patient to a specialist that will work in a hospital.

If you are ill and need to see a GP you will normally need to make an appointment. Sometimes you can just walk into the surgery and see a doctor, but that is not very likely as GPs are normally very busy and all their appointment times will be fully booked. Often you have to wait several hours if not at least one of two days before you can get an appointment with a GP. If you are too ill to wait you have to go to a hospital and visit the accident and emergency department. 

GPs also make house-calls. These are when the GP comes to your house to treat you or see a patient. Most often a GP has to make house-calls to see elderly people who cannot get to the surgery easily. They might be ill and need to doctor to give them medicine or it could be that the GP just want to check on them and make sure that they are ok.

If you are ill, the doctor will normally prescribe you some medicine and tell you to go away for a few days before you go back and visit them again if you have not started to get better. The GP will also explain how you can have a better lifestyle that could prevent you from becoming ill in the first place. They will normally recommend that you stop smoking cigarettes (if you do), not to drink too much alcohol and to get exercise. Once you have your prescription you will need to visit a pharmacy to get the medicine the doctor prescribed you.

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Every day Tim wakes up at five thirty when his alarm clock rings. He gets up and then goes to the bathroom and has a long, hot shower. After that he makes breakfast for him and his wife, Betty. Tim has coffee and two slices of toast and Betty drinks a cup of tea and eats a bowl of cornflakes. At six o’clock Tim brushes his teeth, always before he gets dressed because it is very important that he doesn’t get toothpaste on his clothes — Tim is a train driver and he wears a uniform! Finally, he kisses his wife and baby son and leaves his house in Watford at a quarter after six.

Tim starts work at seven o’clock and drives trains on the London Underground. He usually works in the mornings from Monday to Friday, but he sometimes works on the weekends too. At noon he stops work for half an hour to have his lunch. He eats cheese and tomato sandwiches which Betty makes for him, and drinks a bottle of milk. After lunch he works until four o’clock and then he goes home. In the evening he plays with his baby son, Ben, and watches TV with Betty. At ten thirty they all go to bed because they are very tired — and because they get up so early in the morning!

  1. Does Tim wake up before his alarm clock rings?-no
  2. Does he have a bath in the morning? — no
  3. Is Tim married? — yes
  4. Does Betty eat toast in the morning? -no
  5. Does Tim brush his teeth every day? — yes
  6. Does Tim drive a car for his job? — no
  7. Does Tim have 30 minutes for a lunch break? -yes
  8. Does Tim finish work late in the evening? -no
  9. Do Tim and Betty have any children? — yes
  10. Does Tim go to bed early?-yes

Just Married

Considering their wedding cost over $20,000 and took a year and a half to organize, you would be surprised to hear that Richard and Victoria Hammond now intend to forget it. Well, almost.

«It was a wonderful wedding, an unbelievable day,» says Victoria. «But we have so much we want to do together now, we are both looking to the future.» Her husband, banker and amateur race driver Richard, agrees. «Both our minds are now fixed firmly on the future. I’ll never forget our wedding ceremony or the reception we had at a cliff-side hotel afterwards, but there’s so much we want, so many hopes. Our marriage is so much more important than the wedding.»

«At the moment, we are still living with my parents,» explains Victoria, «so our first wish is to find our own place. We intend to start looking for a new house with all the modern conveniences in the suburbs in the new year.» Both Victoria and husband Richard have a lot of siblings. Do they intend to add to the extended Hammond family? «We plan on having two or three children ourselves,» Richard tells me. «Victoria is just wonderful with children and I can get 3 years paternity leave from my work, which is just perfect.»

The young couple has just returned from a two-week honeymoon spent in an authentic Scottish castle. Both the newly-weds are big travel lovers and Richard hopes this will continue. «I would like to go travelling as much as possible together. Travelling with someone else is such a sharing experience. I think it’s sad to experience all the wonderful places in the world and have no-one else there.» Victoria also has another great travel ambition that she might have to do alone. «I have always been fascinated by safari and my real wish is to go on safari. Richard has no interest in wildlife though.»

And what about the marriage itself? In a world with such a high divorce rate, how do Richard and Victoria hope to avoid all the problems that beset so many other couples? Richard explains thoughtfully that «our ambition is to always talk to each other. If you stop communicating, what chance do you have?» His wife goes along with that completely. «I hope that we can speak about things, but also not expect everything to be easy. I think many people expect the wedding to be the end of getting to know each other. I think it’s the start.»


1. Victoria and Richard have been married for about a year and a half.
    True
    False

2. They got married in a dramatic location.
    True
    False

3. The wedding was expensive.
    True
    False

4. Their first ambition is to find a house to live in.
    True
    False

5. Victoria wants an old fashioned house.
    True
    False

6. They both have many brothers and sisters.
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7. Richard can temporarily leave his job to look after his children.
    True
    False

8. Richard and Victoria have identical tastes regarding vacations.
    True
    False

9. Richard hopes to make talking an important part of their marriage.
    True
    False

10. Victoria thinks she now knows Richard sufficiently well.
    True
    False

The Story of the Aral Sea

In 2009 in Kazakhstan, a group of fishermen met on a Sunday afternoon. They were on the beach of the North Aral Sea. They ate food. They did some sports. Afterwards, they told stories and sang songs about the Aral Sea and fishing. It was a good party.

The fishermen were happy because there were fish in the water. For many years, there weren’t many fish. At one time, the Aral Sea in Central Asia was the fourth largest lake in the world. It had an area of 67,300 square kilometres. Two of the biggest rivers in Central Asia, the Amu Darya and the Syr Darya, went into the Aral Sea. But the water almost disappeared.

The Aral Sea was a busy place. Almost 20 percent of the Soviet Union’s fish came from here. 40,000 people lived and worked near the lake. Then people used the water in the two rivers for agriculture, so the water didn’t arrive at the Aral Sea. Also, it didn’t rain for many years.

Then, in 2005, the Kazakh government and the World Bank built a dam. The dam separated the north and south parts of the sea. Then the north part of the Aral Sea started to fill with water again.

Philip Micklin is a scientist. He studies the Aral Sea. In 2010 he said ‘Nature can come back.’ But in 2014, he saw satellite pictures of the east part of the Aral Sea. It was completely dry. 

In June 2015 a scientist from Uzbekistan, Yusup Kamalov, and a National Geographic reporter visited the Aral Sea. They found a huge desert. They stood on the sand. Once it was the edge of the water. Now the water is 80 kilometres away. They drove to the water. On the way, they passed oil and natural gas rigs. Kamalov said that every year there are more oil rigs. They arrived at the edge of the Aral Sea. The water was very salty. There were no fish. Kamalov said, ‘This is what the end of the world looks like’.

Where is the Aral Sea?
in Central Asiain
Kazakhstanin
Uzbekistan

 What is the problem in the Aral Sea?
It’s full of oil.
It’s getting bigger.
It’s getting smaller.

According to paragraph 1, which sentence is true?
Kazakh fishermen are good at sport.
Kazakhstan is next to the North Aral Sea.
The fishermen met every Sunday.

Why did the fishermen meet?
because it was
Sundayto go fishingto
have a party

Which word describes the fishermen in 2009?
pleased
rich
sad

According to paragraph 2, which sentence is true?
The Amu Darya and Syr Darya are the biggest rivers in the world.
The Aral Sea is one of the biggest lakes in the world.
The biggest lake in the world is bigger than 67,300 square kilometres.

According to paragraph 3, which sentence is true?
Nobody knows why the Aral Sea got smaller.
There are two reasons why the Aral Sea got smaller.
There’s one reason why the Aral Sea got smaller.

What happened because of the dam?
The water in the Aral Sea disappeared.
There was more water in the North Aral Sea.
There was more water in the South Aral Sea.

How did Yusup Kamalov and the reporter travel to the Aral Sea?
by boat
by car
on foot

 Why were there no fish in the sea?
because of the oil rigs
because of the salt
because of the sand

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Hi Inesa,

How are things? Are you still at home?

Dear Inesa, I have some shocking news. The world is in peace now, the coronavirus is over. I am so excited, I have just seen that shocking news on the internet. An Armenian scientist has found medicine of this virus and all the sick people have drunk it and have treated their disease. Morever, the government has thrown it to the sky and as a result, the air has become clean and fresh. Now you can go out, breathe fresh air, go shopping, visit our school. That Armenian doctor whose name is George Tadevosyan is awarded a medal and is known all over the world. Next Monday we will go to school, everything will be the same as usual, the streets will be full of people, the gardens will be full of children, we will be again in hustle and bustle, You can not imagine how I am happy as if the world is under my feet. What do you think about this?

Anyway, see you next week,
All the best, Hamik

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Hi my friend Mark. I hope everything is going well for you. I'm sure you have no health problems. How is the weather in America, do you want to come to Armenia? We haven't met each other for a long time, but I miss the moments when we were hiking and having a good time. I REMEMBER ONCE WINNING AN UNFAIR GAME OF TENNIS AND WE STARTED ARGUING. I REMEMBER WHEN WE HAD A PICNIC WITH FRIENDS, I WOULD NEVER FORGET THE DAY WE DANCED.I WOULD LOVE TO COME TO AMERICA AND HAVE A GOOD TIME WITH EACH OTHER. I FORGOT TO ASK HOW YOUR LESSONS WERE. YOU ARE LEARNING VERY WELL. I WOULD ASK YOU IN YOUR LETTER TO TELL US ABOUT SOME OF THE INTERESTING THINGS IN AMERICA THAT DO NOT EXIST IN ARMENIA. MY GRANDMOTHER SAID THAT WHEN WE COME TO ARMENIA SHE WILL PREPARE OUR FAVORITE DISH. MY GRANDFATHER PROMISED TO COME AND EAT SOME FRESH FRUIT IN THE GARDEN. MY SISTER ASKS THAT WHEN YOU COME TO ARMENIA YOU BRING A SOUVENIR FOR HER.I MEAN, THIS YEAR I WAS ADMITTED TO THE MEKHITAR SEBASTIAN SCHOOL. EVERYTHING IS FINE HERE. I AM ALREADY STUDYING PROGRAMMING. TEACHERS LOVE ME FOR MY DILIGENCE. I WOULD LIKE TO EXTEND MY WARM GREETINGS TO DAD AND MOM.BEST REGARDS HAMIK. MY EMAIL ADDRESS IS HAMIK.TADEVOSYAN.04@MAIL.ru



Distance learning Grade 10/ 30.03-10.04/

Grade 10  ”An email to my friend”

Task 1

To write a correct email, you need to follow the following structure/ Ճիշտ էլ․փոստ գրելու համար դու պետք է հետևես հետևյալ կառուցվածքին/։

Hi Leo, ( greeting + name)

How’s it going in. Switzerland? Is there much snow in the mountains? ( opening phrase)

I’ve got some shocking news. Pete and Grace have got together. I didn’t know about it until I saw them in town. I was walking down the High Street when I saw them in the Grand Cafe. They were holding hands across the table! When I asked Alicia later, she said they’ve liked each other for ages! I couldn’t believe it. Did you know? I’m thinking of asking Alicia out. I’m sure she likes me. What do you think? ( main message)

Anyway, see you next week. ( closing phrase)

All the best, Ned ( signing off + your name)

PS I’m attaching a photo I took with my mobile of them (holding hands!). ( extra information, often attachments)

Task 1. You have some exciting news and you are going to write an email to your friend.

You can use the following phrases: Best wishes, dear Leo, hello, how are things?  I can’t wait to see you,  I hope everything’s going well, I’m really looking forward to hearing from you,  I’m sending you the latest photos, Love, Regards, Speak to you soon, thanks for your email.

Hello Dear Leo. How are you. I hope everything goes well. I’m really looking forward to seeing you. I haven’t seen you in a long time. I am waiting for your letter. I want to meet and have a good time with each other. I missed the moments when we had a good time with each other. Best regards Hamik. My email address is hamik.tadevosyan.04@mail.ru.

Task 2

Task 1. ESL Listening exercises/pre-intermediate/ – listen and answer the questions 

How does Joshua go to school in Japan?

He walks with a group of students.
He takes a school bus every morning.
He rides the subway at 8:00 AM.

Which item did Joshua NOT take to school?

a school hata
a backpack
gym clothes

What does Josh do first when he gets to school?

He stands and bows to the teacher.
He practices his reading and writing.
He puts on his gym clothes for class.

Where does Joshua eat lunch at school?

in his classroomin
the gymnasiumin
the lunchroom

Joshua probably gets home from school between _____.

1:00 and 2:00 p.m.
2:00 and 3:00 p.m
.3:00 and 4:00 p.m.

Task 2. ESL Listening exercises/Intermediate/ -listen and answer the questions

The man wants to ______.

join a soccer club
try out for the company basketball team
run a mountain marathon

The woman is worried that ______.

her husband’s health isn’t good
the man works too much
her husband is becoming a fitness freak

First, the woman suggests that her husband _____.

visit with a fitness traine
rstart with light workouts
see a doctor

Her husband should ____.

eat less fatty foods
consume less salt
eat more protein

Why does the man’s wife recommend cycling?

It helps develop mental toughness.
It helps strengthen the heart.
It is good for improving muscle tone.

Task 3. Prepositions of time: on, in, at – for information and explanation go through this link 

1)I want to lose 5 kilogram      in   (on, at, in) one month.
2)Could you get me this pants     in   (on, at, in) a larger size?
3)She seems to be interested         on             (on, at, in) Psychology.
4)I will come to pick you up              at     (on, at, in) 2 pm tomorrow.
5)This class will be held      in   (on, at, in) Mondays.

    Complete the sentences using  in, on, at

1. I started my job in 2007

2. I usually get to work at about 8.15

3.I’m never late for work. I’m always at time

4. I work best in the morning

5. Occasionally, I have to work on Saturdays.

6. in the summer, I sometimes cycle to work

7. I get paid on 28th of each month

8. We have a pay review in April

9. We have a big office party on Christmas

10. I am very interested in Art.

Task 4. Find the word that is closest in meaning to the word

1.comprehend

a) describe  b)understand c) make use of  d)prepare

2. internal

a)forever  b) inside  c) outside  d)brief

3.occur

a)render  b)fall  c)take place d)reach

4. native

a)alien  b)born in a particular  c)foreign  d)buried in a particular place

5. believe

a)notice  b)mean  c) suppose  d) reach

6. wish

a)ability b)desire  c)want  d) likeness

7. high

a) lofty  b)significant  c)scale d)low

8. complete

a)found  b) make c)compare  d) finish

9.provide

a) fall  b) supply c) develop d) improve

10.demand

a)discover  b) believe  c)require  d) render

In case of questions write me an email   – Hermine-gevorgyan1@mskh.am