Английский по видео: Бенедикт Камбербэтч "Little Red Hen"

Dec. 7, 2016
Единственный и неповторимый Бенедикт Камбербэтч читает сказку "Little Red Hen", а мы наслаждаемся и учим английский язык. А вы помните, как на английском будет ‘пшеница’, ‘мука’ и ‘хлеб’? Если у вас есть сомнения – смотрите! Урок включает онлайн упражнения, и вопросы для обсуждения.
Английский по видео: Бенедикт Камбербэтч "Little Red Hen"

Урок состоит из трех частей: первая часть (online part) предназначена для самостоятельной проработки, вторая часть (conversatinal part) поможет попрактиковать разговорный английский с преподавателем, третья часть домашнее задание (homework). Больше видео для изучения английского тут.


Level: Pre-intermediate

Online part


1. Learn new words and expressions in context


The joy of life – радость жизни

To look forward to – ждать с нетерпением

To plant the wheat – сеять пшеницу

By myself – сам(а)

To cut the wheat – жать пшеницу

To make the flour – сделать муку

To make the bread – испечь хлеб


2. Watch the video


3. Complete the sentences with the correct form of the verb ‘to look forward to’


1) I am really_________the holiday.

2) My children________the summer coming.

3) I________see you at the weekend.

4) Are you________your trip to Canada.

5) He has nothing________.


4. Order the stages from the beginning to the end of the story

Example: 1) – e) Plant the wheat

a) Make the flour
b) Cut the wheat
c) Eat the bread
d) Make the bread
e) Plant the wheat

Conversation part (study with teacher)



Answer the following questions:

1) Do you like Benedict Cumberbatch? What are his best movies?

2) What are the main reasons for this actor to read ‘Little Red Hen’?

3) What is this story about? What does it teach us?

Comprehension check based on video

1) What does Benedict Cumberbatch say about reading?

2) How many times did Little Red Hen ask The Rat, The Cat and The Dog to help her?

3) Did she invite them to eat the bread?

Vocabulary drill

What are you most looking forward to in the future?

Make a list of three things.






Read and discuss the following quotes of Benedict Cumberbatch. Do you agree or disagree with them?

1) I can feel infinitely alive curled up on the sofa reading a book.

2) Because reading is one of the joys of life, and once you begin, you can't stop, and you've got so many stories to look forward to.

3) I keep myself amused and others confused.



What are your three favorite stories for kids?

Think of three actors or actresses who could read them. Explain why.

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