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LESSON PLAN

TEACHER: Drăghici Oana Iuliana


SCHOOL: Technological High School “Dimitrie Filisanu”, Filiasi
DATE: the 17 th of June, 2016
CLASS: IX th F
TIME: 50 minutes
LEVEL OF STUDY: Intermediate
TOPIC: Sports
TITLE: The Olympic Games
TYPE: consolidation and acquiring new information (about sports)
SKILLS INVOLVED:
 READING

 SPEAKING

 WRITING

 LISTENING

AIMS:  leading the students into topic


 to practice vocabulary related to the topic
 to stimulate creativity;
 asking and talking about the Olympic
 to practice their speaking/ writing/reading and listening
Skills
OBJECTIVES: By the end of the lesson the students will be able to:

o describe and talk about the Olympic Games


o match the idioms to their meaning

AIDS/MATERIALS:
 WORKSHEETS
 BLACKBOARD
 COURSEBOOK
 POWER-POINT PRESENTATION

ASSUMPTIONS:

- Students must have a satisfactory level of English;


- Students must be eager to participate.

ANTICIPATED PROMBLEMS AND POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS:

- If students do not understand the oral commands or the tasks, they will be
translated into Romanian.

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

 Harmer, Jeremy, The Practice of English Language Teaching, Longman,


1991
 Scrivener,Jim, Learning Teaching,Macmillan Books for Teachers,2005
 English My Love, Editura Didactică şi Pedagogică
STAGES:
I. WARM-UP

Aims:  to create a pleasant atmosphere and to relax.


Interaction: teacher – students
Procedure: The teacher greets the pupils. The pupil on duty tells the
absents; the teacher writes the absents in the roll; then the teacher checks their
homework.
Timing: 3 minutes

1. Good afternoon, children !


2. How are you today ?
3. Who is absent?

Checking the previous knowledge


Activity 1: Frontal and individual activity

Aims:  to prepare for the main activity


 to have a guided dialogue
 to revise the vocabulary related to sports

Interaction: teacher-students; students-teacher

Procedure: Teacher shows students a short Power Point presentation about


sports and the Olympic Games.
Timing: 5 minutes
II. LEAD IN
Activity 2: Transition to the new lesson

Aims:  to prepare the students for the new lesson


 to revise and practice vocabulary related to sports
Interaction: teacher-students

Procedure: Teacher asks the students questions on ex.1, page 114.


Students answer the teacher’s questions.
Timing: 5 minutes

Activity 3: Introducing the lesson

Aims:  to get students into the new topic


 to practice the students speaking and listening skills
Interaction: teacher-students

Procedure: Teacher asks the students to read the text in order to fill in the
blanks. Students read the text and fill in the blanks with the suitable words or
phrases.

Timing: 10 minutes
III. PRACTICE
Activity 4: Complete the chart

Aims:  consolidation
 to give students confidence in their ability to use the English
language
Interaction: teacher – students, students - students
Procedure: Teacher asks the students to complete the chart for the modern
games. Students read and perform the task.
Timing: 5 minutes

IV. CONTROLLED PRACTICE


Activity 5: Group work
Aims:  to practice their speaking and writing skills
 to build confidence
 to practice and consolidate the target language by expressing
themselves
 to enable the Sts to use expressions such as “As far as….is
concerned…/ Personally, I tend to think…....”
Interaction: students – students
Procedure: Teacher asks the students to read the useful language and
perform the task on ex.V/114, working in groups, one of them being the
chairperson. Also, teacher asks the students to read the Info Box. Students perform
the task.
Timing: 12 minutes

V. FEED-BACK

Aims:  to consolidate vocabulary related to sports


 to match the idioms to their meaning:

Interaction: teacher – students


Procedure: The teacher gives the students handouts with a text and then she
asks the students to read the text from the handout (Appendix 1) .
Timing: 5 minutes

VI. HOMEWORK ASSIGMENT

Aims:  to consolidate and use the acquired vocabulary structures by


working at home
 to develop their writing skill in English
Interaction: teacher – students
Procedure: Teacher announces the homework and explain the students what
they have to do for the next English Class: Write a short composition about your
favourite Olympic champion.
Timing: 3 minutes
VII. EVALUATION

Aims:  to increase students` self-confidence and encourage them in their


study of English
Interaction: teacher – students
Procedure: Teacher appreciates students’ activity both verbally - praising
their activity - and by giving marks.
Timing: 2 minutes
Appendix 1:

Sports idioms

1. Match the idioms to their meaning:

a) Neck and neck 1.Try your hardest


b)No sweat 2.Win easily
c)Long shot 3.It`s your decision or
responsibility
d)Keep one`s head above the 4.No problem
water
e)Give it your best shot 5.Try one`s hardest to
defeat another
f)Give one a run for one`s 6.A very difficult thing
money to accomplish
g)Get off the hook 7.At this time
h) Front runner 8.Try not to fall behind
in work or other duties
i) Blow the competition away 9. One of the people
who is expected to win
j)At this stage in the game 10.Escape, have
responsibilities removed
k)The ball is in your court 11.To be in a close tie
with someone

2. Give examples for each idiom matched.


Rezolvare:
a)- 11
b) - 4
c) -6
d) - 8
e) - 1
f) - 5
g) - 10
h) - 9
I)-2
j) - 7
k) - 3