Class 7 A
11 Term 2
Oxford and Cambridge
- to give much interesting information concerning the theme to enrich pupil’s knowledge;
- to develop pupil’s speaking skills in dialog and monologue speech through the text and interesting way of works, to be able to use the phrase “I want” in speech;
- to develop pupil’s abilities to work in group, be creative, to respect knowledge of other cities.
Students should be able to:
- read and understand the text;
- work with the dictionaries;
- speak on the topic and listen to the classmates;
- work in groups;
- use the phrase “I want” appropriately.
Students can talk about British cities Oxford and Cambridge.
Student’s book, Workbook, Blackboard, Teacher’s Book, 5-Minute Activities Book, video about Oxford and Cambridge
Methods and Techniques
Good morning, students! How are you?
- Watch the video film.
- Answer the questions;
- What do you understand from this video?
- What about it?
Checking homework/ Revision of the previous lesson
Now, let’s check your homework.
Nouns: school year, Britain, September, lessons, minutes, pupils, uniform, colors, language, school, students, holidays, middle, term, days, weekend
Verbs: starts, last, wear, are, learn, have.
Yes, the theme of our lesson is “Oxford and Cambridge”. Our aim is to introduce with this theme and use the new words from the texts in our speech with the help of phrase “I want”. And to respect the cities of learning language.
- We are going to work in 3 groups, every pupil should be active, otherwise the point of group will be less than the answer.
Task1: to find the underlined words and write the translation with transcriptions.
Cambridge is in the east of England. It is a small city. The population is about a hundred thousand. Cambridge is an ancient city. It is famous because it has a very good university. The main industries in Cambridge are tourism and agriculture. There are also a lot of English language schools.
The land near Cambridge is flat. There are no hills or mountains. The climate is warm in summer and cold in winter. And there is usually some air pollution, especially in the centre of the city.
Oxford (/ˈɒksfərd/) is a city in the South East region of England and the county town of Oxfordshire. It is one of the fastest growing and most ethnically diverse cities in the UK. Oxford has a broad economic base. Its industries include motor manufacturing, education, publishing and a large number of information technology and science-based businesses, some being academic offshoots. The city is known worldwide as the home of the University of Oxford, the oldest university in the English-speaking world. Buildings in Oxford demonstrate examples of every English architectural period. Oxford is known as the "city of dreaming spires", a term coined by poet Matthew Arnold.
Cards with the texts
- 2nd task is to pronounce the words
ancient [әn∫aint] древний
agriculture ['ægrikAlt∫ә] сельское хозяйства
flat [flæt] квартира
especially [is’pe∫әli] особенно
Cambridge [‘keimbridЗ] Кембридж
3rd task : Are the sentences true (t) or fals (f)? Correct false sentences.
a) Cambridge in in the south of England.
b) It’s an old city.
c) It’s famous for it’s university.
d) Cambridge is an industrial city.
e) It’s near mountains.
f) A lot of people visit Cambridge.
g) The air in Cambridge is clean.
Cards with the exercise
Interrogation of the new subject/
4th task is to make sentences with the new words using these phrases:
I want me to visit Cambridge.
(every pupil of every group should make sentences with the new words)
What have you learned today? What can you do now?
At home you should retell the text “Oxford” or “Cambridge”. It is to your choice.
8- 10 points – 5
6- 8 points – 4
4- 6 points – 3
2- points - 2
1st group 2nd group 3rd group
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Thank you for your active participation at the lesson. Your marks for the lesson are…