Описание презентации по отдельным слайдам:
Do you know ABC’s
A The first letter of the ABC The highest mark “excellent” (straight A’s) The first number by order The button on the telephone if you ring abroad A-picture – film for adults Grade A-flour – the best quality A- blood group Note A Having an A-shape
A From A to Z To know smth from A to Z From A to B Not to know A from B A.k.a. aka (also known as) A-1 to feel A1 The meals are A1 A-go-go A - Ok
B The second letter of the Abc Good mark – B in history B-flat (the note) B-sharp (the note) B-natural (the note) Second-rate, second best quality ( B-class) B-flat ( a joke – a bedbug) The three Bs
B Not to know B from a bull’s foot Not to know B from broomstick B – picture B - test
C The third letter Satisfactory mark ( C in English) The note The vitamin $ 100 (Am.E) – C-note C in C ( Commander-in-Chief) c c pills C clef
D The fourth letter of the Abc The vitamin D In Math The note D-major D-minor The lowest mark at school D – day Roman number Three – Dn, BD
Task I. Fill in the gaps (choose between А, В, С, D). 1. Why do you take __-notes with you? Don't you have a credit card? 2. When was the __ day? - On the 6th of June. 3. How do you like this film? -I don't like it at all. It's a __-picture. 4. The teacher of music told us some interesting facts from the life of three __s. 5. He reads all textbooks from __ to __ but he doesn't know __ from a bull's foot. - Is he really that stupid? - No, he just doesn't remember anything. 6. My cousin is the best student in the class. He gets only__s. 7. I'm not supposed to watch this movie. It's a __-picture and I'm only nine. Answers: l. C; 2.D; 3.B; 4.B; 5.A, Z; В; 6.А; 7.A.
Task 2 Read the story and write down all "letter set-phrases" and explain their meanings. Ask the students to continue the story in writing. Then have a contest in the following categories: a) who managed to use the greatest number of "letter set-phrases" b) whose story is the longest c) whose continuation is the most unexpected.
Mr. X and Mr. Y Once upon a time there lived Mr. X and Mr. Y. Mr. X was very rich. His pockets were stuffed with C-notes. And he was very clever, too. When he was a schoolboy he got only As. When he became a lawyer he learnt all the laws from A to Z. The only problem he had was his funny last nickname. All his friends called him В flat. Mr. X was very short. And Mr. Y was just opposite.
Task 3 Try to write your class "FHG" or "XYZ". Find in the dictionary as many set expressions with these letters as you can.
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Материал можно использовать во внеурочной деятельности. Рассчитана презентация на 8-11 классы. Многие ребята не знают, что сама буква английского алфавита может являться словом или служить аббревиатурой. Что может означать каждая буква алфавита? данная презентация поможет найти ответы на эти вопросы. В конце приводится творческое задание, направленное на формирование навыков осмысленного чтения и работу со словарями.