To make acquaintence with the students and revise some grammar material from the previous year in the context of personal description.
To practice speaking and writing in the context of describing yourself.
Procedure (79-93 minutes)
*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.
* 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.
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.
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?
(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)
* 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.
(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)
(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.
Board the mistakes. Elicit the correct answers from the students.
Write a similar paragraph we have read today about yourself, where you live, your studies, your hobbies, and why you are learning English.