Конспект урока "Who is a successful person?" 8 класс




Тема: «Who is a successful person?»
Цель: совершенствовать и углублять знания учащихся по теме и моделировать
речевое общение с использованием лексики темы, развивать навыки и умения в
диалогической и монологической речи, в чтении с применением различных стратегий
чтения, в аудировании и письме.
Задачи: Способствовать развитию логического мышления, внимания, памяти,
языковых и речевых умений , развивать навыки работать в паре, группе,
познавательной деятельности учащихся, мотивация учащихся к иноязычному
общению. формировать стремление быть успешным в жизни.
Ход урока:
1.Organization moment .Warm-up ( 4 min)
Good morning, pupils! Sit down, please. How are you? Who is absent today?
Today we are going to continue to talk about success in our life and successful people аnd
we’ll try to find the formula of success. And at first I would like you to read English
proverbs and match the Russian meaning .
2. Speaking ( 10 min)
Famous people… What does it mean?
The “Oxford Student’s Dictionary of Current English” gives the meaning of the word
“famous” as known widely; having fame.
What Russian successful people do you know?
Well done. And what is success for you?
Success for me is…
to get good education
to marry a rich man
to set up my own business
to become a president
to enter Moscow State University
to set up a close family and have nice children
to be the best in my future profession
to become a star
to realize my dream
to help other people
to earn a lot of money
What traits of character can help you to achieve success in life?
ambitious, careful, careless, brave, cruel, creative, lazy, attentive, a coach potato, talented,
silly, curious, too emotional, serious, can’t concentrate on one thing, selfish, hard-working.
I believe..... I’m afraid ....
You will achieve success in life if you are
....
It’s impossible to succeed in life if you are
....
Working with the pictures ( 4 min)
-And let`s speak about British and American famous people. Look at the blackboard, name
a person and his or her profession.
Listening ( 8 min)
I see you know famous people. And the next task for you is listen and then decide whether
the following sentences are true (T) or false (F).
1. Daniel Defoe wrote his novels in the 19
th
century.
2. Daniel Defoe wrote his novel about Robinson Crusoe when he was 30.
3. The story of Robinson Crusoe is the author`s imagination.
4. The novel wasn`t popular in the 18thcentury, it became popular later.
5. Daniel Defoe didn`t write his book for children.
- But before listening translate the following words:
Adventure-
Sailor-
Author imagination-
Desert island-
Incidents-
Immediately-
Reading ( 10 min)
-In the next exercise you should read the text , guess a famous person, and complete the
table.
Order
Biography of a famous person
1
Name, surname
2
Why he is famous
3
Dates and birthplace
He was born in…
4
Education
He / She studied in …
5
Career
He / She (has) worked as…
6
Famous works
He was born on April 23, 1564, in the town of Stratford-upon-Avon. He went to the local
free grammar school where he studied Latin. At the age of 18 he married a local girl, Anne
Hathaway. Ann was eight years older than her husband and the marriage wasn't a happy one.
When he was twenty-one, he went to London. He began to work in London holding the
horses of those people who came to see the plays at the theatre. Later he became an actor and
then he began to write plays himself. He wrote history plays such as "Henry IV" , comedies
such as " A Comedy of Errors". His early tragedy is "Romeo and Juliet". Between 1600 and
1608 he wrote his great tragedies, "Hamlet" "Macbeth" and "King Lear". "Hamlet" is the
most popular, the best-known of all his plays. He wrote 38 plays and many poems. His plays
were staged in many theatres, translated into many foreign languages. That made him a very
popular man. He wrote also a lot of poetry including his sonnets. He died on April 23, 1616.
Check-up ( 3 min)
-Let`s check your answers. Who is this successful man or woman?
Summing-up
-Our lesson is going to the end. And now I would like you write down a formula of success.
Complete the sentences:
Successful people
should have___________
must be__________
At home you should write down about one of the greatest people. Thank you for your work.
Hand in your worksheets, I `ll check them and get the marks. Good-bye!
Worksheet
Name_______ Surname_________________
What traits of character can help you to achieve success in life?
2) True or false
1. Daniel Defoe wrote his novels in the 19
th
century.
2. Daniel Defoe wrote his novel about Robinson Crusoe when he was 30.
3. The story of Robinson Crusoe is the author`s imagination.
4. The novel wasn`t popular in the 18thcentury, it became popular later.
5. Daniel Defoe didn`t write his book for children.
3) He was born on April 23, 1564, in the town of Stratford-upon-Avon. He went to the local
free grammar school where he studied Latin. At the age of 18 he married a local girl, Anne
Hathaway. Ann was eight years older than her husband and the marriage wasn't a happy one.
When he was twenty-one, he went to London. He began to work in London holding the
horses of those people who came to see the plays at the theatre. Later he became an actor and
then he began to write plays himself. He wrote history plays such as "Henry IV" , comedies
such as " A Comedy of Errors". His early tragedy is "Romeo and Juliet". Between 1600 and
1608 he wrote his great tragedies, "Hamlet" "Macbeth" and "King Lear". "Hamlet" is the
most popular, the best-known of all his plays. He wrote 38 plays and many poems. His plays
were staged in many theatres, translated into many foreign languages. That made him a very
popular man. He wrote also a lot of poetry including his sonnets. He died on April 23, 1616.
Order
Biography of a famous person
1
Name, surname
2
Why he is famous
3
Dates and birthplace
He was born in…
4
Education
He / She studied in …
5
Career
He / She (has) worked as…
6
Other information
4 Successful people
should have___________
must be__________
Test “Famous Americans”
1. Who was the first president of the USA?
a) Abraham Lincoln b) Thomas Jefferson c) George Washington
2. Who was the first man on the Moon?
a) Yury Gagarin b) Valentina Tereshkova c) Neil Armstrong
3. Who chose the place for American capital?
a) George Washington b) Neil Armstrong c) Walt Disney
4. Whose portraits are printed on American dollars?
a) Portraits of American writers
b) Portraits of American presidents
c) Portraits of American scientists
5. Who created “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer”?
a) Mark Twain b) William Shakespeare c) Jack London
6. Who built the first car?
a) Isaac Newton b) Henry Ford c) Thomas Alva Edison
7. Who was the “king” of rock’n’roll?
a) Arnold Schwarzenegger b) Henry Ford c) Elvis Presley
8. Disneyland is a large park for children in California in the USA created by the
famous American film producer … in 1955.
a) Walt Disney b) Elvis Presley c) Charlie Chaplin
9. Who discovered America on October, 12, 1492?
a) Amerigo Vespucci b) Christopher Columbus
Test “Famous Americans”
1. Who was the first president of the USA?
b) Abraham Lincoln b) Thomas Jefferson c) George Washington
2. Who was the first man on the Moon?
b) Yury Gagarin b) Valentina Tereshkova c) Neil Armstrong
3. Who chose the place for American capital?
b) George Washington b) Neil Armstrong c) Walt Disney
4. Whose portraits are printed on American dollars?
d) Portraits of American writers
e) Portraits of American presidents
f) Portraits of American scientists
5. Who created “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer”?
b) Mark Twain b) William Shakespeare c) Jack London
6. Who built the first car?
b) Isaac Newton b) Henry Ford c) Thomas Alva Edison
7. Who was the “king” of rock’n’roll?
b) Arnold Schwarzenegger b) Henry Ford c) Elvis Presley
8. Disneyland is a large park for children in California in the USA created by the
famous American film producer … in 1955.
b) Walt Disney b) Elvis Presley c) Charlie Chaplin
9. Who discovered America on October, 12, 1492?
b) Amerigo Vespucci b) Christopher Columbus