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LESSON PLAN

School: Gimnaziala Nr. 14


Teacher: Roaua Laura
Date: The 19th of February 2015
Grade: 8th S grade.
Handbook: High Flyer, Upper Intermediate
Topic: Expressing Purpose
- Knowledge:
By the end of this lesson, students will be able to:
+ Use to+ infinitive to express purpose and make Wh-questions appropriately
+ Pronounce and distinguish the sounds /s/-/z/
- Language skills:
After the lesson, students will able to use structure to:
+ Express purpose
+ Ask for information
4. Assumed knowledge:
- Students may have known to+ infinitive and Wh-question
- Students may have known how to pronounce 2 sounds /s/ - /z/
- Students are familiar with working in groups
5. Anticipated problems
- There is the limitation of time
- Students may make mistakes in pronouncing these sounds, forming questions and giving answers
6. Teaching aids
8th-form English textbook, pictures, blackboard and handouts
7. Procedure:

Teachers activities

Students activities

1. Warm-up: (5 minutues)
Guessing game:
-

Asks Ss to join in a game organized by the


teacher

Tells Ss to form 2 teams

- Form teams

Provides Ss with game instruction:

- Listen to the instruction

Each team chooses one representative facing the


class. Teacher writes some words on the board. The
other team members use definition, description or
body language to explain those words to the
representative. Which representative can get the
right word will be scored 1 point and which team
has more point will be awarded a small gift..
-

Checks if Ss are clear about the instruction

- Show the understanding of the


instruction; or else, require more
explanation for unclear things.

The word list

- Team members: try to explain the words

Glass

Gloves

Bus

Scissors

- Team representative: try to get the right


word

- Asks Ss to find out the difference in the - Listen and answer Ts questions
ending sound of those words: What is the difference
in the ending sound of these words? (Do they have
the same pronunciation?)
Glass - /s/

Gloves - /z/

Bus - /s/

Scissors - /z/

2. Pronunciation: (15 minutes)


- Asks students to open & look at their books p.130

- Open & look at the books p.130

- Guilds Ss how to pronounce 2 consonants /s/ - /z/:

- Listen to T and take notes

/s/: touch your side teeth with the side tongue. Put
your tongue forward and do not use your voice. It
sounds like the noise of a snake.
/z/: Practice the sound /s/ first and use your voice to
make /z/. It sounds like the noise of a bee.
- Checks if Ss really understand the way to make /s/ - Show the understanding or else; ask for
and /z/
more explanation

- Gives examples and asks Ss to listen and repeat in - Listen and repeat the words in chorus
chorus and then individual:
then individual
Glass - /s/
Bus - /s/

Gloves - /z/
Scissors - /z/

Activity 1:
- Distributes the handouts to Ss and asks them to - Get and look at the handouts
work in pairs.
- Explain the instruction of the activity to Ss: pick - Listen to Ts instruction
out the words with sounds /s/ and /z/, put them into
correct sound columns.

Sue , sip, please, bus, prize, zoo, piece,


peas, zip, said, glass, gloves

/s/

- Work in pairs and try to finish the table

/z/

- Checks the answers and reads out loud the correct - Listen to the teacher then repeat in chorus
answers once time
- Asks Ss listen and repeat after the teacher in chorus
- Calls 2 S to read it again
- Corrects problems and mistakes for those 2 Ss

- Listen to the teacher then repeat


- The Ss read, the other listen and find out
mistakes
- Listen to T to avoid repeating mistakes
again

Activity 2: Practice these sentences:


- Reads the each sentence loudly and asks students to - Listen to T then repeat in chorus then
repeat
individual
1. Susan loves classical music.
2. I like to listen to jazz records.
3. My aunt likes to watch the film The Sound of
Music.
4. But my cousin prefers going to concerts.
5. Hes won the first price for singing folk songs.
6. Id like a piece of bread and some peas, please.
- Corrects mistakes for Ss
- Gives 2 other sentences to Ss and ask them to

- Listen to T to avoid repeating mistakes


again

practice:
+ Its six or seven years since Sydneys sister sang
that song

- Listen to T and then practice

+ Zebras in zoos are like dolphins in pools


- Corrects pronunciation for students
3. Grammar:(25 minutes)
- Asks Ss to look at the picture and makes questions:

- Listen to T to avoid repeating mistakes

+ What is he doing?
+ What is he swimming for?
- Writes the Ss sentences on the board and underline the
to+ infinitive
- Introduces the structure to + infinitive to express
purposes to Ss

- Look at pictures and answer Ts questions

- Look at the blackboard and listen to T


- Listen to T and take notes

Form: S + V + to-infinitive
Meaning: the reason for doing sth
Use: to express purpose
What for = why?
- Takes another example and asks Ss to underline to +
infinitive to check their understanding: She gets up
- Listen to T, do the example, and show the
early morning to cook breakfast for her family
understanding, ask for clarifying things
-Asks some students give some similar examples
that are not clear
- Introduces exercises to the students
- Give some examples
Exercise 1:
- Asks students to do Exercise 1
- Explains exercise instruction to Ss: Work in pair, - Look at Exercise 1
one person asks and the other uses the words in
- Listen to the teacher and do exercise 1
brackets to answer the questions.
- Walks round, checks and helps them do the exercise
- Calls 5 pairs to ask and answer 5 sentences in the
exercise
Key: 1to tell her the good news
2,to buy a cassette player
3,to win the singing contest
4,to sing French songs
5,to set a good example for the class

- Read out loud each sentence

Extra activity: practice To + infinitive


- Divides class into 2 groups
- Introduces the instruction: One group writes - Listen to the teacher and form group
down on a small piece of paper your actions - Listen to Ts instruction
(what you do) and the other group write about
your purposes. Just use simple present tense.
- Checks if Ss really understand about the
instruction
- Show the understanding or ask for more
explanation
- Collects Ss papers
- Picks randomly some papers from the 2 group - Hand in papers
and connects them together.
- Listen to T
Exercise 2: For homework
Exercise 3:
Wh.questions:
- Takes the example in exercise 3 and introduces to
Ss Wh-questions
- Listen to T
Ex: I often listen to music whenever I have free time.
When do you listen to music?
- Explains for Ss about the form and types of Whquestions:
- Listen to T and take note quickly
Form: Wh + aux.V +S+ V?
When? ->

time

Where? ->

place

Who?

->

person

Why?

->

reason

How?

->

manner

What? ->

Objective/idea/action

- Calls on some students to make up some Whquestions


- Make questions
- Introduces Exercise 3 to students and gives
instruction
- Listen to instruction and ask if it is not
clear
- Asks Ss to do it individually

- Walk round and help Ss

- Carry out the exercise 3

- Calls some random pairs to practice exercise 3 (one


makes question and the other answers)
- Practice exercise 3, the others listen and
contribute if they have any other answers
- Checks and corrects mistakes
Key:
1, What will you do if it rains?
2, What sort of music does your family enjoy
listening to?
3, When did he leave for Ho Chi Minh city?
4, Who wants to talk to you?
5, How did you spend the evening last night?
6, When does the film start?
7. Who is your favourite musician ?
8. Why do you like pop music?
Homework : (2 minutes)
Asks Ss to do exercise 2, in page 31 in the textbook
and prepare for the next lesson.
- Listen to T and write out homework in
notebooks