Kazakh tili kogamy named after" Konir Mandoki"-Kulsary branch - 2015
The theme: File 5 A. Who were they?
Group: New English File Elementary
Prepared by: Nursultanova Moldir
Time: 15.00 – 16.00
The theme of the open lesson: File 5 A. Who were they?
Aims of the lesson:
Educational: Past Simple of “be”: was/were.
Developing: Pronunciation – sentence stress. Vocabulary: matching task. Listening and watching video.
Upbringing: Historical figures, famous statues and US presidents.
Literature: New English File Elementary;
Essential grammar in use (Raymond Murphy)
Grammar games and activities (Peter Watcyn-Jones)
Equipment: Classroom CDs, laptop, multimedia projector.
Revision: Revise all grammatical and vocabulary points from files 4A, 4B, 4C and 4D. 4A: can/can’t. 4B: like + verb + ing. 4C:object pronouns. 4D: possessive pronouns.
Teacher: Can/can’t are …
Students: Modal verbs
Teacher: What type of the verb do we use after can/can’t?
Students: Bare infinitive
Teacher: What’s the difference between “buying” and “shopping”?
Students: We use “buying + noun” and “shopping” without a noun, etc.
Presenting new material:
ü Lead-in: Showing the names of a President, a Prime Minister, a King and a Queen (all presently in power) and eliciting the words President, Prime Minister, King and Queen.
Teacher: Who is NursultanNazarbayev?
NurmaganbetovaAidana: He is a President of Kazakhstan.
Teacher: Who is KarimMassimov?
MukanovaMoldir: He is a Prime Minister of Kazakhstan? etc.
Listening and reading:
ü Writing the date and theme of the lesson. Naming aims of the lesson.
Teacher: It’s Thursday, the 22nd of January, 2015. Go to page 52. The Theme is “File 5A. Who were they?” Our aims are: Past Simple of “Be”: was/were. Matching activity. Sentence stress.
ü Focus on the photo of Mount Rushmore. Elicit that they’re all presidents of the USA. SS match the names and surnames. Play the CD 5.1 and check answers.
Teacher: This is Mount Rushmore. From left to right, there are sculptures of Washington, Jefferson, Roosevelt and Lincoln. Mount Rushmore is next to the Keystone, South Dakota in the USA. Match their first names and surnames.
AmangeldinaPerizat: George Washington. Thomas Jefferson. Theodore Roosevelt. Abraham Lincoln.
ü Focus on the dialogue. Stress that the missing words are either numbers or dates. Give SS a few moments to go through the dialogue before they listen. SS listen to CD 5.2. Go through the answers. Explain that was is the past simple of is and that were is the past simple of are.
ü SS role-play the dialogue.
ü Focus on the picture of Robert. Go through the expression last week and now. Read the examples. Explain the using of the verb “be” in each sentence.
ü Explain forming and using of was and were. Go through the examples and rules in the chart.
ü Focus on page 131 and the exercises. Go through the instructions. SS do the tasks individually. Check answers.
ü Focus on the sentences and play the CD 5.3 for SS to listen. Then play it again pausing after each sentence for SS to repeat.
ü Was and were have two different pronunciations depending on whether they are stressed or not (i.e. they can have either a strong or weak pronunciation).
ü Show the phonetic transcriptions of was and were for SS to repeat.
ü In this activity SS have to put together sentences which have broken up into two halves. Grammar point: Past Simple of the verb “be”. SS work in two groups by using dictionaries. Give each group a set of cards and tell them they have to arrange them into sentences.
Teacher: All the sentences in your cards are in the past simple tense or present simple tense. One boy (KarabolatovBekulan) from the “Apple” team will check the answers of “Android” team and another boy (KaluovBekzat) from the “Android” team will check the answers of “Apple” team.
ü Check by going round the class from group to group.
ü Teach the meaning of any problematic words:
Behavior – поведение,жүріс-тұрыс
Responsible – ответственный, жауапты
Delight – восторг, қуаныш
Rude – грубый, дөрекі
Satisfy - удовлетвориться,қанағаттану и т.д.
ü SS watch the video “Use of was-were”. The video uses the context of group of young people talking about the meal and their latest travelling. SS just watch and listen.
Ask several comprehensive questions about using of was/were:
ü What is the past simple form of “am, is”?
ü What is the past simple form of “are”?
ü What is the full form of “wasn’t”?
ü What is the full form of “weren’t”?
ü How do we form questions?
ü In what type of sentence “was” and “were” have weak pronunciation?
ü In what type of sentence “was” and “were” have strong pronunciation?
ü Learn new vocabulary. Grammar task on page 156 TB.