“Weather and favourite activities”
- to practise speaking about the weather and favourite activities,
- to improve grammar skills and listening comprehension skills, reading skills,
- to develop monological and dialogical speech,
- to develop students’ memory, logical thinking, quick reaction, creative abilities;
- to develop the culture of behaviour
Equipment: textbooks, cards
Starting point. Greeting.
T: Look at the slides, describe the weather and answer the following questions:
T: What weather do you like? Why? What is your favourite activity in any season?
Checking up home-assignment
T: You had to make up dialogues using the words and word combinations:
birds, sky, spring, flowers, to plant, trees, green grass, favourite activity, nests, baby birds, spring months, sing spring songs. Read your dialogues by heart.
T: Look at the pictures and describe the weather.
P1: The weather is rainy in the picture.
P2: The weather is chilly. It is windy. The leaves are falling down.
P3: The weather is cold. It is snowy.
P4: The weather is sunny. Everything is green. The birds and butterflies are flying. The sun is shining brightly.
P5: The weather is cool and foggy. Some birds are flying away.
P6: The weather is cloudy. It is windy (etc).
T: Look at the next slide and explain what weather Ann and Sam like (SLIDE 7)
P1: Ann’s favourite weather is sunny because she likes to swim and ride a bike.
P2: Sam’s favourite weather is snowy because he likes to make a snowman, ski, play hockey.
T: What weather do your friends like? Why?
T: Listen to the weather report and fill in the gaps with the temperature and the name of the town (ex.1, p.147).
T: Read Pam’s letter to Taras and say what it is about (ex.3, p.149).
When does summer officially start and finish in Britain?
Why do people in Britain talk about the weather a lot?
How can you start a talk with a stranger?
Which months do you think the great poet Lord Byron Liked best?
T: Your home task is to prepare the weather-forecast in your native city.