Конспект урока "We are a part of the Universe" 8 класс

Урок английского языка в 8 классе по теме « Мы – часть Вселенной»
( УМК М.З. Биболетовой «Enjoy English-5»)
Номинация « Лингвистика»
Храменкова Валентина Федоровна
Учитель английского языка
Муниципальное Общеобразовательное Учреждение
« Лицей № 43» г.о. Саранск
Урок английского языка в 8 классе по теме « Мы – часть вселенной»
( УМК М.З. Биболетовой «Enjoy English-5»)
Образовательные цели:
Обобщить знания, умения и навыки по теме “We are a part of the Universe” и
обеспечить активизацию лексики в языковых и речевых ситуациях;
формировать умение пользоваться изученным языковым материалом в
стандартных ситуациях реального общения.
развивать умение употреблять лексику в собственных мини-высказываниях;
развивать аудитивные навыки и умения учащихся;
выражать свое согласие и несогласие по поводу предмета обсуждения;
выражать и обосновывать свое отношение к космическим исследованиям.
Методы обучения:
метод применения знаний;
интерактивная доска;
файл презентации (приложение 1)
We are a part of the Universe
Ход урока
1. Начало урока
Hello boys and girls! Good morning dear guests. I am glad to see you at our lesson. Today
we’ll have an unusual lesson because we have many guests.
So, let’s start. Look at the blackboard. You see some pictures. Now tell me what we are
going to speak about.
P1: To my mind we are going to speak about space.
P2: I think we are going to speak about space exploration.
P3: In my opinion we are going to speak about the Earth and its problems.
T: Yes, you are right. Today we shall revise the material about space, exploring space, other
planets, the Earth and its problems.
2. Фонетическая зарядка
Phonetical Drill
1. The Solar system 8. The ocean
2. The Universe 9. An earthquake
3. Galaxy 10. A tornado
4. The Milky Way 11. A flood
5. Planet 12. A drought
6. The Earth 13. disasters
7. The Sun 14. A hurricane
3. Основной этап.
T: Traveling is always interesting without any doubts.
But what about traveling through space?
1. Would you like to travel through space?
2. What planet would you like to visit?
3. Would you like to travel to the Moon? Why?
4. Do the Sun and the stars we see travel through space?
5. What galaxy does our Solar system belong to?
6. Are there many stars in the Galaxy?
7. Is the Milky Way the only galaxy in space?
8. Is travel to other galaxies possible nowadays?
T: Of course our planet is especial in the space world.
Every planet as a human may have its own passport.
And our planet has also the passport.
The passport of our planet
Other names:
Closest neighbours:
the Earth
the World, the Blue Planet
the Solar System, the Milky Way, the
Galaxy, the Universe
597 thousand million tons
4,600 million years
blue, brown, green, often
white with clouds
the Moon
making happy people, animals and plants
space travel
1. Where is the Earth situated?
2. How old is our planet ?
3. Why do people call the Earth “ the blue
planet” ?
4. Where is the most of Earth’s water
5. How much water do the oceans
6. What is the closest neighbour of the
T: And now let’s revise the information about the Earth.
(ученики рассказывают о Земле, опираясь на изученный материал)
T: There are many stars and other planets in space.
How many main planets are there in the Solar system?
What are they?
( ученики называют планеты)
Let’s put the planets in the order of closing to the Sun.
1. Mercury
2. Venus
3. The Earth
4. Mars
5. Jupiter
6. Saturn
7. Uranus
8. Neptune
9. Pluto
Which of these planets would you like to visit? And why?
P: I would like to visit …..
Exploring Space
For thousands of years people have been dreaming of traveling through space. Do
you know the first famous people who did a great research into space exploration?
1. Who was the first astronaut? ( Y. Gagarin)
2. Who first invented the idea of space rockets? ( K. Tsialkovsky)
3. Who constructed the first ship? (S. Korolyov)
4. Who was the first man to take a walk in space? (A.Leonov)
5. Who was the first man on the Moon? (N.Armstrong)
6. Who was the first woman in space? (V. Tereshkova)
T: These famous people made a great contribution in exploring space.
T: What do the teenagers think about exploring space?
Listen to the teenagers speaking about space exploration. As you listen to their
comments, complete the following sentences.
Ex.66. p.20. УМК М.З. Биболетовой «Enjoy English-5»)
T:What do you think about exploring space? You are divided into two groups. The first
group will give arguments for exploring space and the second against.
(на доске записаны выражения для использования)
It seems to me that … - мне кажется, что…
In my opinion…. - по моему мнению…
I believe that… - я полагаю, что...
I think that… - я думаю...
It’s interesting – это интересно
For thousands of years people have been dreaming of traveling through space- тысячи лет люди
мечтали о путешествии в космос
- (Of reaching and touching the stars) чтобы достигнуть и дотронуться до звезд
- (Of communicating with beings from other planets) чтобы пообщаться с существами из
других планет
We can find a planet to live in найти планету, на которой можно жить
It will be interesting tolearn a lot from space research узнать многое из космических
With the help of space exploration we can solve different medical and scientific problems
решать разные медицинские и научные проблемы
Make progress- делать прогресс
Change people’s life for the better – изменить жизнь к лучшему
It’s worth trying – стоит попытаться
It’s a waste of money – это пустая трата денег
It’s better to spend money on other (medical, scientific) research – потратить деньги на другие
(медицинские, научные) исследования
We have a lot of serious problems on the earth (dangerous diseases, pollution, a lot of crime,
wars) –есть много серьезных проблем на земле ( опасные болезни, загрязнение, много
преступлений, войн)
It is not a key problem now- это сейчас не главная проблема
We can ruin another planet- разрушать другую планету
It’s a chance in a million
Be afraid of- бояться (I’m afraid of traveling through space)
I have no idea нет идей
Its useless to dream about space travel- бесполезно мечтать о космическом путешествии
I dont care меня это не волнует
We must solve everyday problems решать повседневные проблемы
1. Let’s do the task. Put in “the “where necessary.
1.___ Earth is a part of __ Universe.
2. He looked at ___ sky.
3. ___ Moon goes round ___ Earth.
4. I went to ___ country in summer.
5.___ Sun is one of many stars.
6. Half an hour ago___ sea was calm.
7. He was in____ space many times.
2. Match the words.
1. to travel a) a spacesuit
2. intergalactic b) other galaxies
3. to launch c) a space station
4. to wear d) a satellite
5. to live in e) spaceship
3. Match the words and the descriptions
1. a planet 4. a spaceship
2. a galaxy 5. space
3. the solar system 6. the universe
a) … is all space and everything that exists in it.
b) …is a huge group of stars and planets.
c) …is a place far above the Earth where there is no air.
d) …is a rocket or other vehicle that can travel in space.
e) …is a large, round object that goes round a star.
f) …is the Sun together with the planets going round it.
T: Let’s act out the dialogue between the correspondent and the alien.
Correspondent: Thank you Mr er …..
Alien: Mr Ba-Boom.
Correspondent: Oh, yes. Thank you Mr Ba-Boom for coming to our TV
We are all very glad to see you in our studio.
Alien: Thank you. It is a great pleasure for me.
Correspondent: Mr. Ba-Boom, have you been to our planet before or it is your
first visit to the planet Earth?
Alien: Yes, I have already been to your planet, but I haven’t visited your
It is also the first time that I’ve spoken to some people on your
Correspondent: Oh, that is very interesting. Mr Ba-Boom, have you traveled to
other galaxies?
Alien: No, I haven’t. I have come to your planet to solve medical
problems and help you to do research in space.
Correspondent: By the way, have you met aliens from other planets?
Alien: Yes, I have. But they weren’t so friendly as you.
Correspondent: Thank you for the interview, Mr Ba- Boom. It was very
T: We continue our lesson. Another topic of our discussion is the Earth.
The Earth
T: We live on a beautiful planet the Earth.
But nowadays the Earth has many problems. What are they?
P: Wars, crimes, diseases, disasters.
T: Yes, you are right.
Is the Earth a dangerous place?
P: Yes, it is.
P: Every year different natural disasters happen on our planet. They destroy cities and
towns; they injure and kill people and animals.
P: Fortunately scientists can predict most disasters and warn people of possible danger in
T: What natural disasters can happen on our planet?
P: 1) an earthquake, 2) a hurricane, 3) a tornado, 4) a volcano, 5) a flood, 6) a
1. Match the words and the texts.
1) an earthquake, 2) a hurricane, 3) a tornado, 4) a volcano, 5) a flood, 6) a drought
a) … is a large amount of water which covers a place that is usually dry land.
b) … is a sudden shaking of the ground.
c) … is a very violent wind or storm.
d) … is a very violent wind in the form of a funnel of air that spins at great speed.
e) … is a mountain with a hole called a crater in the top. Sometimes lava and gases are
thrown from the crater.
f) ….is a long period of dry weather when there is not enough water.
2. Did you watch any disasters? Write down what is typical of a tornado, an
earthquake, a hurricane, a volcano, a flood and a drought. Use the phrases in the
Example: A very violent wind is typical of a tornado.
Too much water; terrible fire; a violent storm; a very violent wind; heavy rain; lava and
gases; not enough water; hot sun; shaking of the ground; spinning air; dry weather.
3. Guess the crossword.
1. A … happens when a lot of water come over a place that is usually dry.
2. Yungay was a terrible … that happened in Peru.
3. Etha is a … in Italy. It’s a mountain with a crater on the top.
4. A … is continuous dry weather. People suffer from heat and then from hunger as the
crops cannot be grow without water.
5. A … is a violent wind in the form of a very tall funnel. It goes over the land.
6. A … is a very strong wind that destroys houses, uproots checked trees, and can kill
3.Итоги урока
Dear boys and girls. Our lesson is over. I think that you did the best at he lesson.
What interesting facts did you learn at our lesson?
What problems did we discuss?
Home task: to prepare the projects:
The passport of the Earth
The passport of Russia
The passport of our native town Saransk
You were excellent today.
Your marks:
And so let’s relax and listen to the wonderful song by Lois Armstrong “What a
wonderful world”