Teacher: Podvigina M.
No. of students: 14
Date: 17.12. 2013
Duration of lesson: 45 min
Theme: Developing Reading and Speaking Skills in the context of shopping problems (Unit 3 Shopping:The World of Money)
to enable students to practice and consolidate skills of reading;
to enable students to search for information;
to revise and practise vocabulary related to money and
to encourage students to develop their speaking skills;
- to share opinions and practise pair and group work ;
- to develop motivation for learning a foreign language;
- to develop students’ ability to plan their verbal and non-
Sub-aims - to revise and teach the students useful vocabulary to talk
about money and things related to it
to teach to plan their own expenses
Personal aims try to watch the time carefully, be flexible during the lesson.
Materials English VIII (Student’s book), O.V.Afanasyeva,
I.K.Mikheeva, handouts; computer; Starboard presentation;
Assumptions Vocabulary should be enough for understanding and
discussing of the text
The students might have difficulties in understanding some words from the text
Pre-teach some vocabulary
SS-Students, T-Teacher, FB-Feedback, HA-Homeassignment
Beginning of the lesson
To greet the SS
T greets the SS, asks them about the date and the weather
To introduce the topic of the lesson and activate the SS’s schemata
T asks the SS to look at the presentation on the WB and think why she has put all the things together. SS talk in pairs. FB:T listens to the SS’s ideas.
Then the T asks the SS to group the same pictures according to their criteria. Ss work in pairs and express their ideas
Then T asks SS to work in groups and think of the definition to the word “Money”. FB: SS share their ideas and then the T shows the definition from Macmillan dictionary
Setting the aim of the lesson
Making SS aware of the topic and the stages of the lesson
The T asks the SS to think what the topic of the lesson could be. They share their ideas and agree that the topic is “Money”. The T shows SS the slide with the questions they will have to find answers to by the end of the lesson.
To get sts interested in the topic of the lesson
T asks SS to work in groups and think if money has a long history or not and if money is a valuable thing in our lives and why. SS share their ideas with each other.
FB : T puts the SS’s ideas on the board.
Reading for gist
To set a context; to give the SS practice in reading for the main idea
T tells the SS they’re going to look through the text at p 103 and see if they were right in their guesses about the two above-asked questions.
SS can see the questions on the Starboard.
SS look through the text during 1 min.
T asks the SS to compare their answers, listenes to them and then gives her FB
To facilitate reading
T gives the SS the handouts with the new vocabulary and asks them to work in pairs and try to guess the new words using using given definitions, pictures. T also asks them to think of a good Russian equivalent.
SS work in pairs. Then T asks the SS to compare their results in groups. Then T elicits the words. T uses Starboard presentation to let SS check their answers
Reading for specific information
To get the students understand the detailed information
T asks SS to read the text again and decide whether the sentences in the handouts are True/ False/ Not Stated.
SS work on their own, then compare in pairs .
T checks the task by using cards: SS have to raise a green card for a True sentence, an orange card for a False sentence and no card for a Not stated sentence
To get SS into new groups
T asks SS to re-group according to the colour of their cards
to give SS practice in controlled speaking skills
T asks SS to look at the scheme on the Starboard and to talk in pairs and present a story of the money evolution. SS talk in groups. Then SS make up a short chain-story about the evolution of money. T listens to the story
The T gives SS handouts and asks them to explain the 4 main things money does for us. SS work in groups. In 2 minutes they tell the class their summaries
to give SS practice in uncontrolled speaking skills
T gives each group a card with the name of an item. T asks the SS to talk about what they can do to buy these things and to be able to pay for these things with their own money. T asks the students to think of the possible 4 schemes they have just talked about.
SS work in groups and prepare their answer.
SS report the results to the class and the T
Feedback on the lesson and home task
To feed back on what the SS have learnt in the lesson and to give them home assignment
T asks the SS to recall the questions they asked at the beginning of the lesson, then shows them on the Starboard and asks to give their answers. Then the T asks SS what they have done to find the answers to those questions. Then T asks what new things they’ve learnt and asks them to continue the phrases which are on the board. SS answer the T’s questions.
T gives HA to the SS
Learn the Vocab
Write good sentences with any 7 words.
P 105 ex 14
Think how you can explain the value of money to the Primary school children