LESSON PLAN

Date: 25th of September 2008
Grade/Level: 9th grade A – Intermediate
Textbook: Front Runner
No. of students: 28
Time: 50 minutes
Unit 1: DISCOVERING BRITAIN
Lesson title: Who are the British?
Topic: reading and vocabulary practice
Skills involved: reading, speaking and writing

General competences:
 to understand the oral and written messages;
 to develop oral and written messages
 to express their own opinion

Lesson aims/objectives:
 to use their knowledge of British culture and civilization in situational conversations
 to identify and use in various contexts language related to culture and civilisation
 to read the texts correctly and to complete the tasks
 to answer the questions using the given pictures
 to express personal points of view
 to develop reading and speaking skills
 to ask and give clarifications in understanding a message

Materials: Textbook, notebooks, images, worksheets, dictionaries
Methods: conversation, explanation, group work, individual work, “tour of the gallery” method

STAGES OF THE LESSON ACTIVITIES:
Lesson’s Teacher and student’s Aims Interaction Timing
Stages activity
Warm up - some English riddles - to create a pleasant atmosphere T-S, S-T 5’
- the T writes the words England, Britain, United and to loosen up the Ss Frontal
Kingdom, British people on the board
Reading and - Ss are asked several questions about the words written - to use their knowledge of culture
speaking on the board: and civilization in situational
Do you know what Britain means? conversations T-S, S-T 5’
Do you think that England is the same thing like Britain? - to identify and use in various Frontal
If yes, explain why. If no, give your reasons. contexts language related to culture
Which countries are included in the United Kingdom? and civilisation
What do you know about these countries? - to develop reading and speaking
skills

- the T asks Ss to read the given texts, extract the main - to read the texts correctly and to T-S, S-T, 30’
idea of each of them and complete the tasks complete the tasks frontal
- the T explains the new words and asks the Ss to make up - to answer the questions using the
sentences using the given words given pictures
- the Ss will solve individually exercises, which will then - to express personal points of view
be checked orally - to develop reading and speaking
skills
- to ask and give clarifications in
understanding a message
- to develop reading and speaking
skills
- to ask and give clarifications in
understanding a message
Feed-back Ss are given several exercises to practice the new - to check comprehension S-S, Pair 10’
information gained work