урока английского языка в 8 классе по теме:
«Театр. Творчество Шекспира».
Форма проведения: Заочное посещение театра, путешествие в Лондон и Стратфорд.
Цель: Знакомство с биографией Шекспира.
-развивающие: практиковать учащихся в употреблении слов по теме «Досуг», в монологическом высказывании, в чтении и понимании текста, в умении отвечать на вопросы, в аудировании.
-воспитательные: повышать эффективность ознакомления со страной изучаемого языка, развивать уважение к культурным ценностям другого народа, формировать потребности и способности к сотрудничеству и взаимопомощи при работе в паре и группе.
Учебные пособия: иллюстративный материал, книга «Пьесы Шекспира», пластинка с записью балета Чайковского «Ромео и Джульетта», газетная статья о театре «The Globe», учебник Кауфман К.И. «Happy English.ru» 8 класс.
А) Good morning! Take your places! Who is on duty today? Who is absent today? What date is it today? What day of the week is it today?
B) All right class, let’s get down to work! Today we have an unusual lesson. Imagine, please, that we are not in our classroom, but we visit some theatres. We speak about the theatre and William Shakespeare. There are some guests in our classroom and we are very glad to see them.
II. Фонетическая зарядка:
Let's have a phonetic drill. Open your copy-books, read the poem after me, please, all together.
By L. Hughes
Now the day is over,
Night is drawing nigh,
Shadows in the evening,
Steal across the sky.
Now the darkness gathers,
Stars begin to peep,
Birds and beasts and flowers
Soon will be asleep.
(читают 2-3 ученика по одному)
b) Now repeat the words, please, open your dictionaries and read after me all together!
row folk- dance
programme folk- song
to rise circus
to recite impression
III. That’s right and now let’s speak about the theatre. We cannot leave without visiting the theatre or a cinema or a concert hall. It makes our life more interesting and useful.
“Theatre was, theatre is, theatre will be”. (надпись на экране)
Pupil 1: Look at this picture, please. This is The Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow. It is the old beautiful building situated in the centre of Moscow. It shows operas and ballets. There are many other theatres in Moscow: The Maly Theatre, The Art Theatre, The Variety Theatre and so on.
Pupil 2: This is a Drama Theatre in Chelyabinsk. It is a modern beautiful building. Our theatre shows dramas, tragedies and comedies. When we go in, we see the box-office, where we buy tickets. Then we come to the cloak-room, where we leave our coats and hats. After that we go to the hall.
Pupil 3: The English love the theatre. London has many theatres such as Royal Festival Hall, The National Theatre, The Royal Opera House in Covent Garden and many others. London is the center of the drama. A Londoner will always have a visit to the theatre on a birthday or an anniversary.
IV. Teacher: Well, Thank you. Now let’s repeat some dialogues. Listen, read after me, please.
-What is on this evening?
-Oh, will you give me two tickets, please?
-Here you are. Sunday, at 7 o’clock, seats numbers 17 and18 in the tenth row.
-Thank you very much. How much will that be?
-Ten thousands, please.
-Here you are.
Teacher: Now open your books in page 85 and repeat this dialogue, please.
-There are no tickets at the box-office. Why is it so difficult to get tickets for this performance?
-In my opinion the play is very popular, everybody wants to see it.
Teacher: open the page 90 and read these dialogues, please.
- What do you think of the play?
-It’s one of the best comedies I have ever seen.
-But I prefer plays of another kind.
-Well, next time try to choose something better.
-Did you enjoy the show?
-Yes, I did. The acting was very good. It was a splendid performance.
-Did you like the music in the play?
-Oh, yes! It made a great impression on me!
Teacher: Turn to each other and read and act the dialogues in pairs. Change roles from time to time.
And now we shall act out these dialogues.
(P1-P2, P3-P4, P5-P6, P7-P8)
V. Teacher: It is impossible to speak about theatre and not to say some words about William Shakespeare. He was a father of English Theatre. Now listen to my story and be careful.
A) (на доске лексика ):
Dramatist Parish Church
The eldest son Macbeth
The Grammar school King Lear
Travelling companies of players Othello
To arrive Romeo and Juliet
To be buried
William Shakespeare, the greatest English poet and dramatist was born about April 23 1564 at Stratford –upon-Avon in England. It was a little town. William was the eldest son in the family of eight children. When he was seven he was placed in the Grammar school of his nature town. He visited the theatre at the first time when he was still a schoolboy. Stratford was often visited by travelling companies of players. William was about twenty-one when he arrived in London. He had many difficulties during the first years: without friends, without money. He was an actor and then he began to write plays for the company of actors to which he belonged. He wrote over thirty plays such as Macbeth, King Lear, Othello, Romeo and Juliet, two poems and154 sonnets.
William Shakespeare died on April 23, 1616 and was buried in a fine old Parish Church at Stratford.
B) Teacher: I hope that you have been carefully and now let’s have a small test. You must read these sentences and put the right words.
William Shakespeare was born on April 23 (1567, 1564, 1600)
He was born at (Liverpool, Oxford, Stratford-upon-Avon)
Shakespeare visited the theatre when he was (grown-up, schoolboy).
He arrived in London when he was (25, 21, 30 ) years old.
He wrote (novels, stories, sonnets, plays).
Shakespeare wrote about (fifty, thirty) plays.
He died in (London, Coventry, Stratford -upon-Avon).
C) (После того, как будут вставлены соответствующие слова, нужно прочесть предложения хором, а затем эти же предложения читают слабоуспевающие ученики).
VI. Teacher: And now listen to the sonnets №66 and №116.
Pupil 1, Pupil 2
Teacher: All plays of Shakespeare are staged, they are dramas and comedies and ballets too. Listen to the record with the ballet “Romeo and Juliet” by Prokofyev.
VII. Well, now open your exercise-books and read the text “Shakespeare Theatres”. After reading you must answer some questions. Be carefully, please.
What is the name of the theatre connected with Shakespeare?
What happened in summer 1613?
Where do the people come from April to December?
When was the Royal Shakespeare Theatre built?
The famous Globe is connected with the name of Shakespeare.
The first Globe was built in 1599. It was made of timber and the roof over the gallery was made thatch. But in the summer 1613 the Globe caught fire during the performance of a play and was burnt to the ground.
Every year from April to December people come to Stratford-upon-Avon to the Shakespeare Theatre, where Shakespeare’s plays are staged. The theatre was built in 1879. From that time the Festival has been held.
VIII. Итог урока. Задание на дом.
You worked well during the lesson. You speak and act the dialogues, answer the questions well and now I want you to write down your homework. We begin to speak about the cinema and that’s why you must read and translate the text “Early days of the cinema” (Ex. 47, p. 98)
Now the lesson is over. Good-bye till our next lesson.