English Unlimited HTL 1, Schulbuch

Discuss the following questions with a partner. ■■ What rooms do you have in your home? ■■ What is your favourite room? Why? Look at the pictures of an environmentally friendly home and write the words in the boxes. You can use the picture dictionary on p. 166 for help. Describe the two pictures to a partner. Examples: There is a sliding door on the ground floor. There are trees next to the house. There is wi-fi internet access. You are going to house-sit for a friend. Decide what questions you want to ask. Examples: Is there a … ? ■ Are there any … ? ■ Where’s … ? ■ Where are … ? ■ Can I … ? Talk in A/B pairs. You’re both in A’s home. B is the house-sitter. Then change roles and talk again. ■■ B, ask questions about the house. A, show him/her the house. ■■ Use words from 22 and 25. 24  Speaking a 25  Vocabulary An environmentally friendly home 1  Picture dictionary, Homes, p. 166 balcony triple glazed window sliding door green roof blinds solar panels conservatory computer Wi-Fi internet TV set sound system video games energy efficient windows tree bushes pond waste separation unit insulation 1 3 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 15 18 17 16 13 14 12 2 4 b a house-sit [ *hAUs sIt ] verb  to stay in someone’s home when they are away to keep it safe: My friend always house-sits for us when we’re on holiday. 26  Speaking b Language skills Extras Explore 3 Your time, your space! 45 Nur zu Prüfzwecken – Eigentum des Verlags öbv