Exercise 1, p. 14

   Listen, point and repeat.


trainsynchronized swimmingstrongchampiongym
Exercise 2, p. 14

   Listen and read.

  Hi! My name is Sveta. I’m nine. I live in Moscow. I go to Trud sports school. It’s a famous synchronized swimming school. Five-time Olympic champions Natalia Ishchenko and Svetlana Romashina are from my school! They are strong and beautiful. Sometimes we can see them when they are training. They look fantastic! Every girl from my group wants to be just like them, so we train every day and swim a lot.

  We also do special exercises in the gym. I work hard every day because I want to become an Olympic champion. I enjoy what I do and I really like my


Exercise 3, p. 15

Read again and answer the questions.


1 How old is Sveta?


2 Where does she live?


3 What’s the name of her school?

4 What kind of a school is it?

5 Which champions are from Sveta’s school?

6 What does Sveta want to become?

Exercise 4, p. 15

What kind of a sports school would you like to go to? Choose and tell the class.

Exercise 5, p. 15

Imagine you go to a sports school. Answer the questions.

1 What is its name?


2 What kind of a sports school is it?

3 Are there any Olympic champions from your school?


4 Why do you like your school?

5 What do you do every day?

6 What do you want to become?


Exercise 6, p. 15

Over to you: Write about your sports school. Use the answers to the Ex. 5 to help you.

Exercise 1, p. 30

   Listen, point and repeat.


Exercise 2, p. 30

  Listen and read.

Hi! My name is Vlad and I live in New Moscow with my parents. We live in Shcherbinka, in the Novomoskovsky Region.

Today Moscow is very big and now my region is a part of it. Another new region of Moscow is Troitsky. We call these new regions New Moscow.

My mum is a school teacher. Her school is in Shcherbinka. My dad’s work is in the centre of Moscow.

It’s quiet and beautiful in Shcherbinka. In winter we can ski in the forest. In summer we can play volleyball and football outdoors. We also visit Ostafyevo, a famous estate. It’s amazing there. I’m very happy that I live in New Moscow!

Exercise 3, p. 31

   Read again and match to make sentences.

in the centre of Moscow.play volleyball and football.in Shcherbinka with his parents.ski in the forest.a school teacher.in the Novomoskovsky Region.

1 Vlad lives

2 Shcherbinka is

3 Vlad’s mum is

4 Vlad’s dad works

5 In winter Vlad and his parents

6 In summer Vlad and his parents


Exercise 4, p. 31

    Where are they? Read and match.

Tverskoy DistrictMeschansky DistrictPresnensky District


Exercise 5, p. 31

Answer the questions.

1 Where do you live?

2 What is your mum’s job?

3 What is your dad’s job?

4 What can you do in your town in winter?

5 What can you do in summer?

6 What is there to visit in your district?


Exercise 6, p. 31

Over to you: Write about yourself, your family and where you live. Use the answers to Ex. 5 to help you.

Exercise 1, p. 52

   Listen, point and repeat.


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Exercise 2, p. 52

   Listen and read.


  Hi! My name is Anton. I live in Moscow with my parents, my sister and our dog, Alma. My dad’s name is Vasily. He’s tall and clever. My mum’s name is Marina. She is beautiful and funny.

  Dad is a metro train driver. His job is very important for the city! Every day he takes about 9,000 people to work and home. That’s a lot of people!

  Mum’s got a very important job, too. She is a bus driver! In Moscow there are about 100 women bus drivers and my mummy is one of them. Well done, Mummy!

Exercise 3, p. 53

   Read again and complete the sentences.

1 Anton lives with his mum, dad, sister and .
2 His dad’s name is and he is a .
3 His mum’s name is and she is a .
4 There are about 100 women in Moscow.
5 Anton is very of his parents.

Exercise 4, p. 53

    Read, match and say.

1 Sasha's dad is a
2 Tatiana's mum is a
3 Nikita's dad is a
4 Oleg's dad is a


Exercise 5, p. 53

Answer the questions.

1 Where do you live?

2 Who do you live with?

3 What is your dad’s name? What is he? What is he like?

4 What is your mum’s name? What is she? What is she like?


Exercise 6, p. 53

Over to you: Write about your parents. Use the questions to Ex. 5 to help you.

Exercise 1, p. 68

  Listen, point and repeat.


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Exercise 2, p. 68

   Read and complete. Then listen and check.

Moscow Central Children’s Store in Lubyanka 1)  is a big department store for the whole family. People in Moscowand visitors to the city like this amazing place because it’s very interesting!

There are concerts and shows in the centre of the building. In the shops you can buy 2)  and toys. My favourite place there is the Museum of Childhood. You can see a lot of old toys. They are really cool! There are amazing 3)  , beautiful dolls, colourful balls and cute 4) .

In Moscow Central Children’s Store you can also visit Kidburg – a city where children can get a job! You can try different jobs and be a firefighter or a 5)    for a day. It’s great! Come to Moscow Central Children’s Store and have a lot of fun!

Exercise 3, p. 69

Read again and say yes or no.

1 Moscow Central Children’s Store is in Lubyanka square.


2 There are concerts outside the building.


3 You can buy clothes there.


4 You can see new toys in the Museum of Childhood.


5 Children can try different jobs in Kidburg.



Exercise 4, p. 69

   Read and match.

TsUMOkhotny Ryad Shopping Centre


Exercise 5, p. 69

Think of a big shop and answer the questions.

1 What is its name?

2 Where is it?

3 What can you buy there?


Exercise 6, p. 69

Over to you: Write about a big shop. Use the answers to the questions in Ex. 5 to help you.

Exercise 1, p. 90

   Listen, point and repeat.


Exercise 2, p. 90

  Read and complete. Then listen and check.

  My name is Olya. I live in Moscow with my parents and my twin brothers, Sergei and Pavel. My brothers really like animals and so do I. My grandpa often takes us to the Moscow Zoo.

  It’s spring time now in Moscow, and it’s warm and 1) . We are at the zoo and there is a contest to find the best picture of the zoo’s mascot. Do you know what it is? It’s the Pallas’s cat, or Manul.

  Manuls look like the pet cats we have at home. They are very fluffy. They’ve got small round 2) , big eyes, and large bodies. They have short 3) and a long thick 4) . Look at my 5) for the contest. My brother says that it’s the best. I want to win. Do you think I can?


Exercise 3, p. 91

   Read again and choose.

1 Olga has got
A one brother.
B two brothers.

2 Olga goes to the zoo
A with her grandpa and brothers.
B with her grandpa.

3 At the Moscow Zoo there is a contest for the best picture of
 A your pet.
 B the mascot of the zoo.

4 The Moscow Zoo’s mascot is a
A Manul.
B pet cat.

5 Olya hopes to
A have a Manul as a pet.
B win the contest.


Exercise 4, p. 91

Read and answer the questions.

1 Is the Moscow Zoo open every day?

2 When can I visit the zoo in summer?

3 How much are the tickets for children?

4 Where can I find more information?


Exercise 5, p. 91

Over to you: Draw a picture of the mascot of the Moscow Zoo. Have a class contest.

Exercise 1, p. 106

   Listen, point and repeat.


Exercise 2, p. 106

  Listen and read.

   My name is Zhenya. I live in Moscow with my parents and my grandparents. Every day granny takes me to school. We go there by metro because my school is far from home.

   The Moscow metro is old and beautiful, just like a museum. I like it very much! Every day we see musicians, dancers and singers there. They’ve got a lot of talent!

   The Moscow Metro has contests for musicians and singers. Look at these young people. They make great music! Granny and I think they’re wonderful.

   Come to the Moscow metro and enjoy a free concert!

Exercise 3, p. 107

   Read again and match to make sentences.

her school is far from home.contest for musicians and singers.concerts at the Moscow metro.in the metro.a museum.

1 Zhenya goes to school by metro because

2 The Moscow metro is like

3 You can see musicians, dancers and singers

4 There is a Moscow metro

5 You can enjoy free


Exercise 4, p. 107

   Put the lines of the poem in the right order.

Really enjoy our timeThey make us happy and weEvery day at the stations:On the train!

1 Musicians, dancers and singers



What is the poem about?

Exercise 5, p. 107

   Copy and complete. Present yourself to the class.

Exercise 1, p. 16

  Listen, point and repeat.


Exercise 2, p. 16

  Read and choose. Then listen and check.


   My name is Kolya. I live 1) in/on Moscow, in Maryino. I go to the school next 2) with/to my house. We have a lot 3) from/of different subjects at school. There are also cadet classes at my school. I like cadet classes because I want to be 4) a/an officer, like my dad.

   Today we are having a PE lesson. It’s my favourite subject. PE is cool and it’s a lot of fun! Can you see my friend Oksana? Look! She is 5) on/in the trampoline. Wow! She can jump really high!

   I like my school and I like all my lessons, but PE is the best! What 6) about/for you?

Exercise 3, p. 17

What’s the subject? Look, choose and say.



Exercise 4, p. 17

Which is their favourite subject? Look and say.

A Egor's favourite subject is...

B Valya's favourite subject is...

C Fedya's favourite subject is...


Exercise 5, p. 17

Answer the questions.

1 Where do you live?      

2 What subjects do you have at school? 

3 Which is your favourite subject?


Exercise 6, p. 17

Over to you: Write about your school and your favourite subject. Use the answers to the questions in Ex. 5 to help you.

Exercise 1, p. 32

   Listen, point and repeat.


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Exercise 2, p. 32

   Listen and read.


  In Moscow there are many different types of buildings. Some of them are amazing!

  There are two unusual houses standing next to each other in Presnensky Val Street. They are called narrow houses. When you look at them from the front, they look ordinary. When you look at the houses from the side, they look flat!

  Another fantastic house in Moscow is in Gusyatnikov Lane, near the Chistye Prudy metro station. This is a wooden house from the 19th century. It is the ‘German house’ of E. A. Von Berens.

  Today, people live in the narrow houses, but in E. A. Von Berens’ house there are shops and offices. Walking around the streets of Moscow to look at all the interesting houses can be full of surprises!


Exercise 3, p. 33

   Read again and complete the sentences.

1 You can see two unusual houses in ... .

2 They are called ... .

3 A narrow house looks ... when you look at it from the side.

4 The ‘German house’ of E. A. Von Berens is in ... .

5 It is a ... house.


Exercise 4, p. 33

   Read and match.

1       A      B
2       A

Exercise 5, p. 33

Think of an amazing building. Answer the questions.




Exercise 6, p. 33

Over to you: Find pictures of an amazing building. Present it to the class. Use the answers to the questions in Ex. 5 to help you.

Exercise 1, p. 54

   Listen, point and repeat.


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Exercise 2, p. 54

  Look, read and complete. Then listen and check.


  Almost all Moscow students go to school in school 1)  . School uniforms are a good idea for a number of reasons. In the morning you always know what to wear. You feel part of the team in your class and you learn to dress nicely. You also help your parents to save money on clothes.

  Girls in Moscow schools wear blouses, jackets, skirts or trousers or 2)  , tights and smart shoes. Boys wear shirts, jackets, trousers and smart shoes. They can wear a tie or a 3)  . On special days and holidays all the pupils wear white 4)  and shirts. If students have PE classes, they wear their sports uniform: a 5)  , sports shorts or trousers, and 6)  .

Exercise 3, p. 55

Read again and answer the questions.

1 Why are school uniforms a good idea?
2 What do girls in Moscow schools wear?
3 What do boys in Moscow schools wear?
4 What do students wear when they have PE classes?


Exercise 4, p. 55

   This is Dima’s design for a new school uniform. Look, read and match.



Exercise 5, p. 55

Over to you: Design a uniform for your school. Present it to the class.

Exercise 1, p. 70

Listen, point and repeat.



Exercise 2, p. 70

  Read and complete. Then listen and check.

of rainwormswolves, goatsbuild another bigger zooone of the first in the world

The Moscow Zoo is over 150 years old. It’s the first zoo in Russia and 1 !

Today in the Moscow Zoo you can see streams and waterfalls! More than 6,000 animals call the zoo home. Every day giraffes and elephants, monkeys and seals make children and their parents happy. There are also crocodiles and even a museum 2 !

Also at the zoo, people take care of rare animals like the tiger. You can also see popular animals from fairy tales such as 3 and even little piglets!

Because the Moscow Zoo is in the city centre, there is not really as much space as it needs. There are plans now to 4 away from the centre of Moscow. That’s a great idea – more space, more amazing animals!

Exercise 3, p. 71

  Read again and complete the sentences.

1 The Moscow Zoo is more than  years old.
2 You can see more than  animals there.
3 There is a museum of .
4 People can take care of rare animals like the .
5 You can also see popular animals from like wolves and piglets.
6 They’re planning to build a bigger away from the city centre.


Exercise 4, p. 71

  Listen and read. Then take roles and act out.

Exercise 5, p. 71

Over to you: Find information about some of the animals that live in the Moscow Zoo. Present it to the class.

Exercise 1, p. 92

   Listen, point and repeat.


Exercise 2, p. 92

  Listen and read.

Golden Autumn is a famous Moscow food festival. It takes place in September and October. There is a meat week, a fish week and a cheese week!

People from different cities and towns come to Moscow and bring local foods with them. You can buy amazing things at the festival: cheese and butter fresh from the farm, as well as meat and fish from the north and south of Russia.

We are at the festival now! My parents and I are walking along Rozhdestvenka Street. Mum wants to watch a cooking masterclass. She wants to learn how to cook fish soup. Dad wants to buy some fish from Vladivostok. As for me, I want to buy a cake with orange jam. Yummy!
Сome to the Golden Autumn festival and get a really great taste of Russia!

Exercise 3, p. 93

   Read again and complete the sentences.

1 Golden Autumn is in September and .

2 There is a meat, a fish and a week!

3 You can buy food from the north and the of Russia.

4 You can watch a cooking .

5 Sergei wants to buy a cake with .


Exercise 4, p. 93

Role play: Take roles and act out.

Exercise 5, p. 93

Over to you: Make a poster about Taste of Moscow. You can use the information from Ex. 4 and the text in Ex. 2 as a model.

Exercise 1, p. 108

   Listen, point and repeat.


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Exercise 2, p. 108

   Look, read and complete. Then listen and check.

Today is Saturday! I don’t go to 1)  on Saturdays. My dad and I usually walk along the Moskva River. My dad is an 2)  . He often tells me about the history of the 3)  and the changes that the Moscow government plans to make along it.

I know quite a lot about the river! The Moskva River is the main river in Moscow. It is 201 kilometres long. The 4)  along the river make some parts of the city look ugly. Today we don’t need these factories so the government is moving them out of the city. The Moscow government plans to build modern houses, parks, bike lanes and beautiful paths along the river. It also plans to build new 5)  across the river.

The Moskva River is becoming very popular. Tourists and the people of Moscow can walk along it and enjoy the wonderful views!

Exercise 3, p. 109

Read again answer the questions.

1 What does Dasha do on Saturdays?

2 What is Dasha’s dad?

3 How long is the Moskva River?

3 How long is the Moskva River?


Exercise 4, p. 109

   Read, choose and complete.



Exercise 5, p. 109

Over to you: Think of and draw the plan of a new building/place along the Moskva River. Present it to the class.