ЗУСТРІЧ 2.3

Про себе

In this meeting, you will learn:

  • nouns in plural
  • vocabulary (family members)
  • to describe a room
a Look at the pictures. What objects can you see in them?
b Listen to Ryta describing her room. Which room is hers? [S2-3]
c Listen again and follow along with the text. Check whether you were correct. [S2-3]

Це моя кімната. Вона велика і світла, тут є два вікна. А ось моє ліжко.  Поряд є два стільці. А тут є телевізор. Моя кімната гарна.

Read the text from Вправа 1 (c) again. Are the following nouns singular or plural?

Noun Is it Singular? Is it Plural?
кімната
вікна
ліжко
стільці
телевізор

Let’s answer the following questions together.

wardrobe

Це шафа? Це шафи?

bed

Це ліжко? Це ліжка?

shelf

Це полиця? Це полиці?

tv set

Це телевізор_? Це телевізори?

egg

Це яйце? Це яйця?

Study the table Grammar in Focus: Plural Nouns and spell out the missing forms in the following table.
Noun Is it Singular? Is it Plural? Spell out the missing form
кімната
вікна
ліжко
стільці
телевізор

Grammar in Focus:

Plural Nouns

Form Ending
singular ⟶ plural
Examples
singular ⟶ plural
Feminine nouns, ending in –a: аи кімната ⟶ кімнати
шафа ⟶ шафи
Feminine nouns, ending in –я: яі полиця ⟶ полиці
Masculine nouns, ending in a consonant/zero ending: Øи вазон ⟶ вазони
Masculine nouns, ending in a soft sign/zero soft ending: Øі стілець ⟶ стільці
Neuter nouns, ending in –о: оа вікно ⟶ вікна
ліжко ⟶ ліжка
Neuter nouns, ending in –е: ея яйце ⟶ яйця
сонце ⟶ сонця

a Work collaboratively. Pick one of the 4 pictures and prepare a description.

Це наша кімната.
Тут є ліжко, лампа, ______, ______, ______ i стілець.

b Present your descriptions. Let your classmates guess which picture you described.

a Look at the picture. Listen and follow along with the words. [S2-5]

Kozachenko family

b Listen and repeat. [S2-5]

c Make a list of words (try cursive handwriting) to describe your family members or your imaginary family.
d Share your results. Read this list to your classmates.