Популярные исполнители XX-XXI веков
познакомить учащихся с популярными певцами и музыкантами Америки и Великобритании;
учить извлекать полную основную и необходимую информацию из прочитанного текста;
совершенствовать английское произношение, развивать интерес к изучаемому языку;
воспитывать музыкальный вкус.
Оборудование: аудиозаписи разных музыкальных групп, карточки с заданиями, текст на листах, плакаты с изображением исполнителей.
1 Организационный момент.
Teacher: Good morning! Take your seats, please.
2 Речевая зарядка.
-What is your favourite hobby?
-What is the main hobby of the teenagers?
-Do you like to listen to the music?
(Учитель обращает внимание учащихся на доску и называет исполнителей, изображенных на плакатах, включает аудиозапись с различными музыкальными направлениями: рок, поп, диско, классическая музыка и т.д.)
What can you see in the pictures?
What kind of music do you know? Name the singers.
What kind of music do you like?
What kind of music would you like to play?
3 Работа с текстами.
(Звучит песня в исполнении Элвиса Пресли, с изображением певца)
Do you know this singer?
Elvis Presley was known as “The King” of rock’n’roll. He was born in Mississippi in 1935. His first song Elvis recorded in 1954. He sold millions of records, served in the army moved to Hollywood and appeared in 33 films. He had his first hit, “Heartbreak Hotel” in 1956. Elvis brought together the musical sounds of the blacks in America and of country people. His songs started a new period in American music. He was the most popular performer of his days. At the news of his death in 1977, thousands of people gathered out side his home in Memphis. He was only 42 years old. Elvis became one of the richest singers in history.
Answer the questions:
What was Elvis Presley called?
When and where did he record his first song?
How many films did he appear in?
The Beatles were the most popular band of the 60’s. The four members, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr were all born in Liverpool, England. Their first record, “Love Me Do”, came out on 5 th October, 1962. By 1964, The Beatles were famous all over the world. Everywhere they went, thousands of fans-boys and girls-followed them. The Beatles have their last performance on 30 th January, 1969, on top of Apple building in London. John Lennon died in 1980. In the end, the Beatles became legends.
Answer the questions:
Who were the four members of the Beatles?
What happened to John Lennon?
When did they give their last perfomances?
III Britney Spears
Britney Spears is one of the world’s famous pop princesses. She was born in Kentwood, Louisiana, the USA. Even when she was very young, she loved music and singing. The first person who asked Britney to sing for other people was her mum. For a year she lived in New York. She studied drama and singing at a school for talented children. After high school, Britney started working in her first album “Baby One More Time” when she was sixteen. It became popular all over the world and in 2000. Britney recorded her second album “Oops! I did it again”. In 2001 Britney acted in the film “Crossroads” and recorded her third album.
Answer the questions:
Where was Britney born?
Where did she study drama and singings?
Name her albums.
IV Elton John
Elton John was one of the biggest pop superstars of the 70’s. He was born in 1947, and was called Reginald Kenneth Dwight. He changed his name to Elton John im 1966. He could play the piano when he was four. When she was eleven, he went to the Royal Academy of Music. He joined his first band “Bluesology” in 1961. He gave his first American concert in August 1970, in Los Angelas. He wrote “Candle in the Wind” in 1973 and rewrote it in 1997 when Princess Diana died. Elton John also wrote the songs for “The Lion King” in1994. Elton John’s songs are still very popular today. He is one of the richest singers in the world and he’s famous for the colourful costumes he wears on stage.
Answer the questions:
Who wrote “Candle with the Wind”?
What was his real name?
When could he play the piano?
V Choose the correct answer
He was called Reginald Kenneth Dwight.
Elvis Presley; b) John Lennon; c) Elton John
This singer recorded album “Oops! I did it again”:
Britney Spears; b) Madonna; c) Sher;
He died in 1980:
a)Elvis Presley; b) John Lennon; c) Elton John
4. He is one of the richest singer in the world:
a) Elton John; b) Elvis Presley; c) Paul McCartney.
5. He appeared in 33 films:
a) Ringo Starr; b) Elton John; c) Elvis Presley.
6. Everywhere they went, thousands of fans – boys and girls-followed them:
a) Pink Floyd; b) The Beatles c) Britney Spears and her group.
VI Fill in the gaps with the appropriate name
____________was known as “The King” of rock’n’roll.
____________ was born in Kentwood, Lousiana, the USA.
____________ were famous all over the world.
____________ changed his name in 1966.
____________ could play the piano when he was four.
____________ brought together the musical sounds of the blacks in America and of country people.
___________ acted in the film “Crossroads” and recorded her third album.
___________ is famous for the colourful costumes he wears on stage.
____________ became legends in the end.
___________ started working in her first album “Baby One More Time” after high school.
VII Find and give English equivalents
Свою первую песню Элвис записал в 1954 году.
«Биттлз» дали свое последнее представление 30 января 1969 года на верху Эпл билдинг.
Когда она была очень молодой, она любила музыку и пение.
Песни Элтона Джона до сих пор популярны.
Известие о его смерти собрало тысячи людей за воротами его дома в Мемфисе.
Он продал миллионы записей, служил в армии, переехал в Голливуд и снялся в 33 фильмах.
Он дал свой первый концерт в августе 1970 года в Лос-Анджелесе.
Их первая запись “Love Me Do” вышла 5 октября 1962 г.
Она изучала драму и пение в школе для талантливых детей.
Элтон Джон написал также песни для мульфильма «Король лев» в 1944 году.
VIII Complete the table.IX Подведение итогов.
Music plays a very important role in our life. Let’s talk about music.
What kinds of music do you know?
What famous musicians and singers do you know? Name them.
What have you known about Britney Spears, Elton John, Elvis Presley, the Beattles?
Who is your favourite musician and singer?
Can you play a musical instrument?
X Homework. Project .
Name musician or singer.
Type of music.
Why do you like them/ him/her?