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Topic: theatre

Learning goals: To teach the pupils:

  • to recognize, understand and operate new words and word-combinations when listening, reading the text and doing exercises;
  • to speak about theatre
  • to break the ice and foster a safe environment for learning.

To develop skills of speaking and reading, listening

To teach pupils about the importance of art

To encourage pupils to use English creatively

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Lesson

Topic: theatre

Learning goals:   To teach the pupils:

  • to recognize, understand and operate new words and word-combinations when listening,  reading the text and doing exercises;
  • to speak about theatre
  • to break the ice and foster a safe environment for learning.
  • To develop skills of speaking and reading, listening
  • To teach pupils about the importance of art
  • To encourage pupils to use English creatively

Materials and equipment: printed copies of the text, the set of handouts ,video, audio

 

Procedure of the lesson

 

I introduction

II main part

 

1 Vocabulary

 

 

 

 

2


Vocabulary Theatre and Drama

Match the words and their meaning


Words     

The stage

The boards

The deck

The cellar

The props

The scenery or setting

The decor

Sound effects

Lighting effects

Main roles

Minor roles (“bit parts”)

To overplay

To underplay

To muff

To dry up

Stage directions

Soliloquy

An aside or stage whisper

Expository scene

Relief / recognition scene

The producer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Meaning

Small roles

Noises off (sounds like rain or thunder which produce a dramatic effect)

 

The space under the stage, mainly used for machinery

 

Various kinds of floodlights that can produce effects such as blackout

 

A scene in which a character discovers some important information which changes the course of events for him or for her

 

Played by the leading lady or man

 

Consists of the backcloth

 

To mispronounce the words or get the lines wrong

 

Monologue; this device allows us to discover the inner thoughts and motives of a character

 

Usually the first scene of a play

 

To act with too much restraint

Place where the actors play

 

Not just the setting, but also the props and costumes

 

The person responsible for directing the actors and deciding on interpretation

 

Synonym of stage

 

The stage floor

 

To forget one’s lines

 

To act in an exaggerated way

 

They give guidelines about stage effects or the character’s costumes, attitudes and gestures

 

When a character’s thought is expressed for the audience only

 

(Short for stage properties) The objects used by the actors, the furniture or carpets.


 

 

 

 

3 Video watching


Video-fragment - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m3VGa6Fp3zI
1. Write down whether the statements are True or False

1

The Globe was originally constructed in the sixteenth century.

2

Women were participating in the performances from the very
beginning.

3

Usual performances took place at night because of expensive
candles.

4

It was very easy to rebuild the theatre after the Great Fire of
London.

5

All plays in the theatre were mainly by Shakespeare.

6

“Groundling” means the most expensive seats which are just under
the open cover.

7

The top with the Zodiac signs represents heaven or the sky.

8

The stage represents four different elements.


2. Watch the fragment and fill in the gaps.
1) Its name is the ______________, which comes from the expression; everyone in
the world is an actor.
2) They would shout at the ____________________ and throw things at them if
they didn't like the play.
3) And also the church was very _________________ of theatre.
4) It called it the nest of the ________________ and it was usually just outside the
city walls because it wasn't really allowed in those days.
5) But there's great participation because the __________________ can see you,
the actors, everybody's involved in the play which makes kind of a difference from
the typical ____________ __________ play where everybody's in the dark.
3. Answer the questions proposed bellow.
1) What was the only reason of the day performances without any night ones?
2) Why were the groundlings throwing things at the actors?
3) What do three main elements of the stage represent?
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Compiled by M.V. Kachur
Keys –
1. 1) F (the 17th century)
2) F
3) T
4) F
5) T
6) F (the cheapest one)
7) T
8) F (three)
2. 1) Globe
2) Actors
3) Critical
4) Devil
5) Audience, West End