1. Bài soạn tiếng Anh lớp 8 Unit 3 A Closer Look 1

Task 1. Match the adjectives in A with their opposites in B.

A

B

1. major

a. written

2. simple

b. insignificant

3. modern

c. complicated

4. spoken

d. minor

5. rich

e basic

6. developed

f. poor

7. important

g. traditional

Task 2. Use some words from 1 to complete the sentences.

1. Many ethnic groups have their own languages, and some even have                   languages.

2. People in some far-away mountainous regions still keep their                   way of life.

3. Gathering and hunting still play a(n)                   role in the economy of the Laha.

4. Ethnic peoples in the mountains have a                   way of farming. They use                    tools to do the farm work.

5. The Muong in Hoa Binh and Thanh Hoa are well-known for their                   folk literature and their traditional songs.

Task 3. Work in pairs. Discuss what the word is for each picture. The first and last letters of each word are given. 

Soạn bài tiếng Anh lớp 8 Unit 3 A Closer Look 1

Task 4. Listen and read the following sentences. Then underline the words with the sounds /sk/, /sp/, or /st/. 

1. The Hmong people I met in Sa Pa speak English very well.

2. You should go out to play instead of staying here.

3. This local speciality is not very spicy.

4. Many ethnic minority students are studying at boarding schools.

5. Most children in far-away villages can get some schooling.

2. Đáp án bài tập tiếng Anh lớp 8 Unit 3 A Closer Look 1

Task 1. Match the adjectives in A with their opposites in B.

1 - d: major >< minor     

2 - c: simple >< complicated

3 - g: modern >< traditional 

4 - a: spoken >< written

5 - f: rich >< poor  

6 - e: developed >< basic

7 - b: important >< insignificant

Task 2. Use some words from 1 to complete the sentences.

1. written

2. traditional

3. important

4. simple, basic

5. rich

Task 3. Work in pairs. Discuss what the word is for each picture. The first and last letters of each word are given. 

1. ceremony

2. pagoda

3. temple 

4. waterwheel

5. shawl 

6. basket 

Task 4. Listen and read the following sentences. Then underline the words with the sounds /sk/, /sp/, or /st/. 

1. The Hmong people I met in Sa Pa speak English very well.

2. You should go out to play instead of staying here.

3. This local speciality is not very spicy.

4. Many ethnic minority students are studying at boarding schools.

5.Most children in far-away villages can get some schooling.

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