How to Be Fit
By the end of the lesson you will be able
-to recognize words related to the health; house rules;
-to read for detailed understanding of the text;
-to listen for specific information;
-to give instructions/advice; to give / refuse permission;
to express obligation/prohibition;
-to use modal verbs;
-to write a note giving instructions.
Read the statements. Which refers to health? house rules? school?
Eat a lot of fruit and vegetables.
Wash up after every meal.
Make your bed.
Begin your day with exercises.
Don’t miss classes.
Don’t be late for classes.
Don’t smoke or drink alcohol.
Don’t chew gum.
Steve wants to be fit and healthy. Look at the table, then listen to what his
friend tells him.Tick the things he should do and put a cross- he shouldn’t do
Eat too many hamburgers and pizzas.
Eat a lot of chocolate or ice cream.
Eat a lot of fruit and vegetables.
Drink fizzy drinks or beer.
Drink a lot of water.
Have cereal with milk for breakfast.
Take regular exercises.
Walk to work.
Give advice to your partner how to be fit.
Model: You should walk to work.
You shouldn’t smoke.
Match the statements to the piece of advice.
I’ve got a headache. Put a jumper on.
I’ve got a sore throat. See the dentist.
I feel very cold. Get some sleep.
I’ve got the flu. Take some cough syrup.
I feel very tired. Take an aspirin.
I’ve got toothache. Call the doctor and go to bed.
Listen to the dialogues, then in pairs, act out similar dialogues using prompts from ex.
Tony, what’s the matter?
I’ve got a terrible headache.
Why don’t you take an aspirine?
Bob, what’s the wrong with you?
I feel very tired.
You should get some sleep.
Listen to Mrs Battersby talking to her new lodger and put a tick in the correct column. Then make sentences using MUST, CAN’T, CAN.
MODEL: You can’t keep pets.
MUST CAN’T CAN
have parties in the room
play loud music
use the telephone
have a TV in the room
keep the room clean
make the bed
put posters on the walls
pay the rent on time
be at home by 11 pm
Work in pairs. Use prompts in ex. act out short dialogues, as in model.
Can I play loud music?
No, you can’t.
Must I make my bed?
Yes, you must.
Every student knows school rules. Use the prompts in the list to tell what they must or mustn’t do in class.
eat in class, chew gum, write on the desks, keep the classroom clean,
be quiet in class, cheat in tests, sleep in class, talk to each other, play cards,
smoke, fight in class.
Make 3 rules for your school. Use MUST or MUSTN’T.
You must do your homework.
Read the short dialogues and fill in MUST, MUSTN’T, CAN, CAN’T,
SHOULD or SHOULDH’T, then listen and check your answers. Finally, in pairs, act out similar dialogues.
a] giving advice
I can’t see that sign.
You … see an optician.
I feel tired.
You … go to bed so late.
b] giving permission
… I use your phone, please?
Yes, of course you … .
c] expressing obligation
Do I have to wash the dishes?
Yes, you do. You … wash the dishes- it’s your turn!
d] refusing permission
Mum, … .I have some sweets?
No, you … .They’re bad for your teeth.
e] expressing prohibition
Can I park here/
No, you can’t. You … park here –it’s illegal.
Your mother is away on a busyness trip. When you come home you find a note with her instructions:
My dear child,
I’m going to Moscow. Don’t be late for classes. Don’t waste money on chocolate. Don’t bring home too many friends. Don’t disturb neighbours by
loud music. Stay home in the evenings, I may call.
With love, mummy
What instructions will you write to a teenage son? Write a note giving instructions to a teenager who stays home alone.
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