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Subject: English
Form: VIII
Date: 30.01.2015
Teacher: Moraru Dumitru
Topic: Holidays
Lesson type: mixed lesson
Time: 45 min
Supervisor: Suceanu L.
Coordinator: Colodeeva L.

Specific competence:

Communicative Competence: Receipting writing messages (Reading)

Communicative and Pragmatic Competence: Receipting and Producing oral messages (Listening and Speaking)
Civic competence:
Socio-multicultural Competence;


S 1.1 Identifying the main ideas of a message related to a current situation, message presented by speaker.
S 1.2 Identifying key words and expressions, related to the topic of immediate importance
S 1.3 Applying the strategies of producing spoken messages.
S 1.4 Describing national holidays, customs, and traditions specific to English-Speaking countries.
S 1.5 Identifying relations among the characters of various texts.
S 1.6 Editing simple descriptions of events, undertaken activities and personal experiences.

Operational objectives:

Knowledge: Pupils will be able to decode the unknown vocabulary by using the words in sentences;
Skill: Pupils will be able to speak about different holidays and celebrations, read and comprehend the given text individually and collaboratively. They
will be able to use vocabulary in written sentences.
Attitude: Students will form positive attitudes towards their holidays and celebrations.

Stages of the lesson Resources Strategies Sub- Time Notes
(Learning Activities) (methods, competence
techniques, forms
of activities)


The teacher greets the pupils and creates the atmosphere. The 1 min.
pupils greet him back. The Audio-lingual
a) Checking homework Copybooks method
The teacher asks the pupils what they had to prepare for Individual 1-3min.
homework and checks what theyve done.
2.Warm up and preparation
The teacher asks questions about new topic:
- Why do people need holidays? Opinion Sharing
- When do you think the first holiday appeared and Textbook Discussion 3-4 min
why? Whole Class Work S 1.1
- What is your favorite holiday?
- What do people do on holidays? And you? S 1.3
- What world festivals do you like most of all? S 1.6
The pupils answer to the questions.


New Material presentation
1. Listening 1
a) Pre-Listening
The teacher asks the pupils to read the task from the ex.2. The Discovery
teacher directs the pupils to the word box at the bottom of the textbook Whole Class Work S 1.2 2 min
page, reads the words aloud and asks the pupils to translate Dictionary work
them using dictionaries and write them down to their

b) While-Listening Audio-lingual S 1.3
The teacher asks the pupils to listen to audio recording of the Dictaphone/ method, Gap S 1.1 2-3min.
text and to insert the missing words from the word box. Textbook filling, individual
c) Post-Listening
The teacher asks the pupils to read the text aloud in turns Textbook Whole Class Work S 1.5 3-4min
inserting the missing words. Scanning

2. Reading
a) Pre-reading
The teacher directs the pupils to ex.3 p.69 and asks pupils to Textbook Predicting, Opinion
read the task. He also asks the pupils to read the title, which is Sharing, Whole S 1.1
a question What is Europe Day?, and to try to answer to it Class Work S 1.3 1-2 min
before reading the text. The pupils answer the question and
predict the possible true answer for this question.
b) While-reading
The pupils read and translate the text in turns. Textbook Whole class work S 1.2 3-4 min
Turn Taking S 1.5

c) After-reading
The teacher asks again the question, which is the title of the
text, What is Europe Day?, and the pupils answer it S 1.1 3-5 min
according to the information they just learned from the text. Opinion Sharing S 1.4
Then the teacher directs the pupils to ex.4 p.69 and asks them textbook Discussion S 1.3
to read the questions which are written there in turns. The copybooks Turn Taking, S 1.5
pupils answer the question according to the information from Scanning,
the text. Searching

1. Listening 2
a) Pre-Viewing/Listening Videotape
The teacher asks a question about the topic: Whole Class Work S 1.1 1-2min
- How do you think, which are the best festivals in Idea Sharing S 1.3
the world? Discussion
The teacher starts the video and pupils watch it. TV Argumentation,

b) While-Viewing/Listening
The teacher asks the pupils to take notes about the festivals,
he writes the questions on the blackboard: TV Videotape
- What is happening at the festival? Blackboard Individual Work S 1.1 6-8 min
- Where it is organized? Chalk Audio-Lingual
Copybooks Method

c) Post-Viewing/Listening
The teacher asks the pupils to present their answers. He also Videotape S 1.4
asks if they liked the video which of the presented festivals TV Whole class work S 1.3 3-4 min
they like the most. The pupils answer to the questions. copybooks Opinion Sharing S 1.5

1. Feedback
a) Assessment
The pupils share their opinions about the topic and the lesson
in general. The teacher gives marks to pupils. Textbook
b) Homework Copybook
The teacher writes the homework on the blackboard: Ex. 5 at Pen Generalization 3 min
p.69, - to match the words with their meanings; to write a Creative Writing S 1.6
small essay The Festival I would Like to visit or A holidayCopybook Matching
I like most of all Blackboard
The teacher announces the end of the lesson thanks the pupils Pen
for attention and says goodbye. The pupils thank the teacher
for the lesson and leave for the break.