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The Procedure of the lesson
The teacher of English
Novhorod-Siverska gymnasia №1
named after B. Maystrenka
The subject of the lesson. Christmas in Great Britain.
The objectives: to enrich and practice pupils' vocabulary on topic;
to practice students' skills in reading, speaking and listening;
to develop the feeling of responsibility for the group;
to bring up the respect to folk traditions and customs.
Equipment: textbooks, pictures, handouts.
The Procedure of the lesson.
Pupils sing “Greeting song”. (the 1st -2nd slide)
Teacher: Good morning, I am glad to see you today. How are you today?
Pupils: Very well… ( the answers of pupils)
Teacher: The topic of our lesson is “Christmas in Great Britain”. (the 3d slide)
At our lesson we shall compare traditions and customs in different countries. By the end of the lesson you’ll be able to speak about holidays in our country and in Great Britain.
Teacher: Look at the board and repeat the tongue – twisters. Pay attention to the pronunciation of sounds. ( the 4th – 9th slides)
a) Jump Game
Teacher: Stand at your desks, please. I hold up a flashcard from the vocabulary set and say a word. If the word is the same as the flashcard, you jump and repeat the word. If it isn’t you keep still.
Example: a cake, a stocking, a Christmas Tree, Father Frost, a postcard, a present…
b) Dialogical speech
Teacher: – Let’s start with asking and answering the questions according to the topic: “Winter holidays”, using such expressions as:
It’s interesting to know...
Can you tell me...
Do you know...
I want to know...
Tell me, please...
(the 10th slide)
So, pupils, ask and answer the questions. Mind your intonation. Please, start.
P1 – It’s interesting to know when do Ukrainian people celebrate New Year and Christmas?
P2 – Ukrainian people celebrate New Year and Christmas in winter. Can you tell me how do they decorate their houses?
P3 – They decorate their houses with toys, flags and balls. Do you know who brings presents to little children?
P4 - Father Frost and Snow Maiden bring presents to little children. I want to know do the children make postcards?
P5- Yes, they do. Tell me, please, what do people wish their relatives and friends?
P6 – They wish them a Happy New Year and a Merry Christmas.
Teacher. So, you see. “So many countries so many customs”.
”Every country has its customs”.
These are proverbs of our lesson. Remember them. (the 11th slide)
Proverbs: Every country has its customs.
So many countries so many customs.
4.Check on Homework. p.80 Ex.1 (learn the poem)
5. Presentation. Reading
Listen and read ( p.82 Ex.1)
Pre-reading ( the 12th slide)
Teacher. Look at the picture and say what holiday is it?
P1. It’s Christmas.
Teacher. Who can we see at the picture?
P2. We can see Santa Clause.
Teacher. Lets read the text about how do British people celebrate Christmas.
Teacher. When do British people celebrate Christmas?
P1 – They celebrate Christmas on the 25th of December.
Teacher. What do people decorate their homes with?
P2 - They decorate their homes with Christmas trees, toys, flags and lights.
Teacher. Who brings presents to children?
P3- Santa Clause brings presents to children.
Teacher. How do people celebrate Christmas?
P4 - They dance, sing Christmas songs, play games and have fun.
Agree or disagree. (the 14th slide)
P1- I disagree with the statement, because they celebrate Christmas on the 25th of December.
P2- I agree with it.
P3- I disagree with it. Santa Clause brings presents to British children.
P4- I agree with it.
P5- I disagree with it. They dance, sing Christmas songs, play games and have fun.
6. Physical Activity
Teacher. What Christmas songs do you know?
Let’s sing a wonderful song “We wish you a Merry Christmas”.
Pupils sing the song. (the 15th slide)
1) Pre-listening activity.
Teacher: Let's visit the Parkers. We’ll watch the video about celebrating Christmas. Be ready to answer the questions: ( the 16th slide)
Pay attention to the unknown words. Let’s read and explain them.
2) Listening . “Christmas Eve” ( the 17th slide)
3) Post-listening activities.
Teacher: And now answer the questions. ( the 16th slide)
8.Speaking. (p.83 Ex.4)
Teacher. - Read the words in boxes.
decorate buy write
Teacher: Make sentences about Alex using the pictures and the words.
Some pairs read their examples:
Ps. Alex usually writes invitations for Christmas.
Ps. He always decorate his home with a Christmas tree, toys, flags and lights.
Ps. Sometimes Alex buys products.
Ps. He often phones his relatives and friends.
Teacher. Let’s divide into four groups. Your task is to complete the sentences with the words from Ex.4 . Use each word once only . Do it orally at first.
Then, some pupils from different groups write the sentences on the board. Others write them down into their exercise-books.
10.Summing up ( the 18th slide)
Teacher: Think and say what are the differences between British Christmas and Ukrainian New year?
P1. Santa Clause brings presents to British children but Father Frost comes to Ukrainian children.
What is common in celebrating Christmas and New Year?
P2. British and Ukrainian people. decorate their homes with Christmas trees, toys, flags and lights.
P3. Many families have parties. They dance, sing Christmas songs, play games and have fun.
11. Home work
Write how your family celebrates New Year and Christmas.
What are your impression from the lesson?
What did you like (dislike)?
What kind of tasks were the most interesting?
The lesson is over. Good bye.
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!