My Neighbourhood: A Closer Look 1


Mời các bạn tiếp tục theo dõi bài giải tham khảo cho học phần A Closer Look 1 – Unit 1 My Neighbourhood.


Match the places below with the pictures. Then listen, check and repeat the words.

Bài nghe:


Name some other places in your neighbourhoood.

(Kể tên những nơi khác trong khu em sống.)

Phương pháp giải:

  • square: quảng trường
  • art gallery: triển lãm nghệ thuật
  • catheral: nhà thờ lớn
  • temple: ngôi đền
  • railway station: nhà ga

Lời giải chi tiết:

  1. c
  2. e
  3. d
  4. a
  5. b

Other places in my neighbourhoood:

  • park: công viên
  • cinema: rạp chiếu phim
  • supermarket: siêu thị
  • shopping mall: trung tâm mua sắm

Work in pairs. Ask and answer questions about where you live.


A: Is there a square in your neighbourhood?

(Trong khu bạn sống có quảng trường không?)

B: Yes, there is./ No, there isn’t.

(Có. / Không.)

Lời giải chi tiết:

A: Is there a shopping mall in your neighbourhood?

(Trong khu bạn sống có trung tâm mua sắm không?)

B: Yes, there is./ No, there isn’t.

(Có. / Không.)

Work in groups. Ask and answer about your neighbourhood. You can use the adjectives below.

  • noisy
  • crowded
  • peaceful
  • quiet
  • modern
  • beautiful
  • busy
  • boring


(Ví dụ: )

A: Is your neighbourhood quiet?

(Khu bạn sống có yên tĩnh không?)

B: Yes, it is. / No, it’s noisy.

(Có. / Không, nó ồn ào lắm.)

Phương pháp giải:

  • noisy: ồn ào
  • crowded: đông đúc
  • peaceful: yên bình
  • quiet: yên tĩnh
  • modern: hiện đại
  • beautiful: xinh đẹp
  • busy: bận rộn
  • boring: nhàm chán

Lời giải chi tiết:

A: Is your neighbourhood busy?

(Khu bạn sống có nhộn nhịp không?)

B: No, it’s peaceful.

(Không, nó yên bình lắm.)

Listen and repeat the words. Pay attention to the sounds /ɪ/ and /iː/.

noisy, exciting, expensive, cheap

clean, peaceful, convenient, friendly

Now, in pairs put the words in the correct column.


  • noisy /ˈnɔɪzi/
  • exciting /ɪkˈsaɪtɪŋ/
  • expensive /ɪkˈspensɪv/
  • friendly /ˈfrendli/


  • convenient /kənˈviːniənt/
  • clean /kliːn/
  • cheap /tʃiːp/
  • peaceful /ˈpiːsfl/

Listen and practice the chant. Notice the sounds /ɪ/ and /iː/.


My city is very noisy.

There are lots of trees growing.

The people here are busy.

It’s a lively place to live in.

My village is very pretty.

There are lots of places to see.

The people here are friendly.

It’s a fantastic place to be.

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