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Teacher Notes

Lesson: Famous all over the world


Language function: Saying what a place is famous for
Grade: Three

Listen

A: What is your country famous for?

B: I think sport, sheep, and its beautiful scenery.

A: How about your city? Where do you come from?

B: I come from Auckland.

A: What is it famous for?

B: I think it's famous for its beaches, its tower, and many yachts.

A: I see. Thank you.

B: You're welcome!

Form

Draw attention to the stressed words in the question, “WHAt is /wa:tiz/ your COUNtry FAmous for?”

Play

Aim: To guess the country as quickly as possible.

Students work in pairs. Distribute an A and B card to each partner. Students take turns guessing
what the country is.

Students get points for correct guesses as follows:

a. first sentence = three points.


b. second sentence = two points.
c. third sentence = one point.

A student can get a maximum of three points for each country.


Famous all over the world
Lesson language: ...is famous for...

Introduction

True or false? True False

1 The size of New Zealand is bigger than Korea


2 New Zealand has 4 million people
3 2 million people live in Auckland, the biggest city

Listen

1. Match the pictures with the words.

Beach Scenery Sheep Sport Tower Volcano

a. b. c.

d. e. f.

Beach Scenery Sheep Sport Tower Volcano


Ak or NZ

2. New Zealand is famous for _____ things.


Auckland is famous for _____ things.

3. What is New Zealand famous for? Write NZ under the words above.
What is Auckland famous for? Write Ak under the words above.
Form

1. Listen to the question and underline the most important words.

“What is your country famous for?”

2. How many syllables does “famous” have? Where is the stress?

Practice

1. What is Korea famous for?

a. ______________ b. ______________ c. ______________

2. What is where I live famous for?

d. ______________ e. ______________ f. ______________

3. What Korea is most famous for? g. ______________


4. What is where you live is most famous for? h. ______________

5. Work with a partner. One of you is a tourist. Practice this dialog!

A: What is your country famous for?

B: It's famous for (a) ______________, and (b) ______________


but it's most famous for its (g) ______________

A: Great! In your country, where do you live?

B: I live in ______________.

A: Is it famous for anything?

B: It's most famous for (h)______________.

A: I see. Thank you.

B: You're welcome!

Play

Play the “where in the world?” game. Your teacher will give you a card.

Speak

A: Think of a place in Korea. Say, “It's famous for ___________________.”


B: Guess the place.
Game Where in the world?

Student A Points
Place 3 2 1
Beijing People eat rice They speak Chinese It's the capital of China
France People eat frogs It is famous for its tower. People speak French
Hawaii It's famous for surfing It's an island. It's a state of America
Hollywood Many actors are there It's famous for its movies It starts with “H”.
London It has a large river It's famous for its clock It's the capital of England

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Student B Points

Place 3 2 1
Moscow It's famous for a square It's famous for the Kremlin It's the capital of Russia

New It has beautiful scenery It has two islands It's famous for
Zealand The Lord of the Rings
New York It's famous for an apple It's famous for The U.N. It's a busy city in America

Rio De It's famous for beaches It's famous for a big statue It's a city in Brazil
Janeiro of Jesus
Sydney It's famous for its bridge It's famous for its Opera House It's a city in Australia

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Student A Points
Place 3 2 1
Beijing People eat rice They speak Chinese It's the capital of China
France People eat frogs It is famous for its tower People speak French
Hawaii It's famous for surfing It's an island. It's a state of America
Hollywood Many actors are there It's famous for its movies It starts with “H”.
London It has a large river It's famous for its clock It's the capital of England

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Student B Points

Place 3 2 1
Moscow It's famous for a square It's famous for the Kremlin It's the capital of Russia

New It has beautiful scenery It has two islands It's famous for
Zealand The Lord of the Rings
New York It's famous for an apple It's famous for The U.N. It's a busy city in America

Rio De It's famous for beaches It's famous for It's a city in Brazil
Janeiro a big statue of Jesus
Sydney It's famous for its bridge It's famous for its Opera House It's a city in Australia

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