A. Read the introduction below, look at the picture and answer these questions:
You are going to listen to a strange, old story about a couple from New York
England. They are travelling on a horse carriage, and are somewhere near Spiegletown when it starts getting dark and they have to seek shelter for the night.
a. Where is the story taking place?
b. Is it a story of the present or
c. Who is it about?
d. What are these people doing?
B. Now listen to the play and answer the questions below:
1. The night is _____________________.
2. The old people's house is __________________________.
3. The old lady offers the travellers _________________________________
4. Before they leave, the travellers leave a coin on the kitchen table because __________________________________.
5. When they drive back they realize __________________________________.
Listen to an alternative narration of the story:
C. Why is the play called 'The fifty-cent piece'? What other suitable title can you
A folktale from New York,
Listen to the play again and compare your answers with the actual words of the characters.
E. JUST FOR FUN: Can you answer these questions?
What do monsters read everyday?
What do we call a friendly and handsome monster?
What do monsters eat for lunch?
What do we call a famous monster?
Go here to check your answers to the Quiz.
A. MORE COMPARISONS
Use the structures in the examples above and complete these sentences:
a. Puck is playful. Tinkerbelle is playful, too. Puck is ________________.
b. Polyphemus is bigger than Shrek. Shrek isn't ________________.
c. Polyphemus is more horrible than Shrek. Shrek ________________.
d. Shrek is ugly. Polyphemus is ugly, too ________________.
Which of the above sentences say that two monsters are the same?
Which of the above sentences say that two monsters are different?
Β. FORMING ADVERBS
C. COMPARISON OF ADVERBS
A. PAIR-WORK: Cartoon heroes
Ask your teacher if you don't know the answer. What special abilities
B. A GAME: Do it our way Read the instructions to play the game.
Play the game in turns.