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Intermidiate level


In this lesson, students will revise the Grammar material they studied last year.


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Main Aims

  • To make acquaintence with the students and revise some grammar material from the previous year in the context of personal description.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To practice speaking and writing in the context of describing yourself.


Lead-in (5-7 minutes) • To build a good schemata with students.

*Hello, everyone! *My name is Olga and I'm your teacher. *Let's get acquainted. (The game with the ball) *Think about something you like or dislike the name of which starts with the first letter of your name. *I'll throw you the ball and you introduce yourself. Demo: *My name is Olga. I like olives and don't like onions. Sts. throw the ball around the class and introduce themselves. WCFB: * Now, let's check how good is your memory: * What is her/his name? * What does he/she like? Make the name cards and stick them to the tables.

"Hot potato" (5-7 minutes) • To repeat the rules of the school.

* Stand up and make a circle. * Do you know the game "Hot potato"? * This is our very hot potato. * You should pass it while music is playing. When the music stops, open the first sheet, read the question, answer it and get a sweet prize.

Pre-teach vocabulary (3 minutes) • To convey MFP of blocking vocabulary in the instructions.

First, Let's check some words. 1. * Do you know the word that means "to give smth to smb and receive smth in exchange" SWAP /swop/ swap smth We swapped the places. swap with smb I finish this magazine. Can I swap it with you? swap for smth I swapped my red scarf for her blue one. * Repeat all together, You. Together. (write the word on the board) * What is the form? (verb, regular swapped) 2. * When we have a very good relations with smb, we can easily get along with smb that means this is a person we GET ON WITH BEST CIC drilling (highlight the connected pronunciation) Form: phrasal verb (use always together in this meaning) Tony is the person I get on with best.

"Getting to know you" (15-20 minutes) • To practice asking and answering the questions.

Task. * Remember your letters: A,B... Chest handouts. * Now you work individually. * Read the instructions and write your answers in the correct place in the chart. * Don't flip over the instructions!!! ICQS: Should you speak or write the answers? (Write) Can you unfold the paper? (No) Great! Do it as fast as you can, please. Pass the materials. Monitoring. * Is everyone ready? * Students A swap your charts with students B. * Now you work in pairs: A and B. * Ask your partner to explain the information in his chart. For example: Why did you write "3"? Because it's how many brothers and sisters I have. * Explain your answers to the partner. * Flip over the paper. Here is the example for you to help. Monitoring. WCFB * Ok, Ann, what have you got to know about Kate? Dima, what can you tell us about Sasha?

Grammar a. (10 minutes) • To revise some grammar material.

(Chest the handouts) * Let's refresh your grammar a bit. * Here you have 20 sentences. * Read and circle the correct answer. * Should you write your answer or choose from the given ones? (choose) * Work individually. Monitoring. Pair check. * Check your answers with the partner on your left. Monitoring for problem sentences. (Board the answers) 1. c 2. a 3. b 4. c 5. c 6. a 7. b 8. c 9. a 10. a 11. a 12. b 13. a 14. b 15. a 16 c (?) 17. a 18. b 19. b 20. a Check your answers with the board. (Clarify problematic sentences)

Funny break "Psyсhological test" (5-7 minutes) • To give sts some rest and practice in speaking.

* Let's do a psychological test. Take a piece of paper and a pen. I'll ask you the questions. Write the first word you think. Don't show the answers to the neighbours. 1. Favourite fruit. 2. Vegetable. 3. A number from 0 to 100. 4. Are you hungry? Yes or No. 5. How many pens do you have in your bag? 6. What do you in the morning? Ready? Check the answers. 1 and 2 - your name 3 - your age 4 - Are you usually happy or not? 5 - Number of sisters and brothers. 6 - Your hobby. Demo the dialogue. WCFB. * Kate, tell us about your neighbours, please.

Grammar b. (10-15 minutes) • Practice in grammar.

(Chest the handouts) * Here is the text about Roberto. * Read the text. * Look at the bold phrases. * Tick the phrase if it's right. * Correct the wrong answers. DEMO. Monitoring. Check your answers with the partner on your right. Monitoring. (Board the answers) 1. + 2. I was born 3. I lived 4. wife's ... 5. any 6. + 7. + 8. + 9. + 10. a translator 11. + 12. have to do 13. after the house 14. much 15. + 16 + 17. enough time 18. want to get 19. + 20. often make 21. + 22. doing Check the answers with that on the board. (Clarifying difficulties)

Game "Snowballs" (15-20 minutes) • Practice asking and answering questions.

(Chest the strips) * Write one secret statement about yourself - smth interesting that nobody knows about you. For example, I play the accordion. * Write one statement on one strip of paper. * Don't show it to anyone. ICQs: What should you write? (statement) How many sentences are on one piece? (1) * Go ahead! Monitoring. * Ready? * Crumble the strips of papers into the balls. * Stand up. * Don't you think it's hot here? * Let's imagine we have a winter and play snowballs. * Start fighting!!!! In 1 minute. * Stop, please! Throw all the balls into a center. * Now, your task. * You take one ball, read and find the person who wrote it. * You can't show the statement. * You should ask a question. For example, DEMO. * When you find a person, write the name on the piece and keep it. Take another one. * The winner is that student who gathers the biggest number of the strips. * 3, 2, 1 START! Monitoring WCFB Olga, what interesting fact have you got to know about your group mates? Ihor, what can you tell us about our students.

Error correction. (10-15 minutes)

Board the mistakes. Elicit the correct answers from the students.

Hometask (1-2 minutes)

Write a similar paragraph we have read today about yourself, where you live, your studies, your hobbies, and why you are learning English.

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