1. Орг. момент. (T- CL; T- P1, P2, P3)
T: Dear friends! What do you know about English families? I mean, what is a
typical English family? Who can say?
P1: I think, it is a close family, where all members of the family get on well with
P2: English parents give their children more freedom and love.
T: What do you know about Russian families?
P3: Relations in Russian families are very important. Parents give their children
more love too.
P1: They must set a good example to their children.
T: I agree with you, children.
2. Brainstorm activity T: Today we speak about Kate Green’s family. She lives in
Great Britain. Her native town is Oxford. She says that they are a typical English
family. There are six of them in the family: a mother, a father, a granny, a grandpa,
her baby sister and her brother. Kate sends her secret diary for us about her family.
But at first, we must repeat English words before, we’ll open her diary.
a) Task 1: Listen and repeat the words. (Ex 2 p 123)
b) Task 2: Read the transcription. (Eх 6 p 123)
с). T: Kate wrote in the diary, that English people like to speak about the weather.
And what do you know about Russian people? How do they ask each other about
d) Task 3: Please, translate my phrases:
- What is the weather like today?
- There’s a clear blue sky.
- It’s cloudy and cold.
- It’s a lovely day.
- The weather’s miserable.
- I don’t like sort of weather. (Etc)
e) T: Now, please ask your classmates about the weather. Work in pairs. Let’s try
and help each other. (P1-P2; P3-P4; P5-P6)
- P1: What’s the weather like today?
P2: It’s fine. There’s a clear blue sky.
P1: Oh, good.
- P3: What’s the weather like?
P4: It’s raining and it’s cold.
P3: Have you got my red pullover?
P4: Yes, it’s in the living room.
- P5: The weather’s miserable. The sky is cloudy.
P6: It isn’t sunny and warm. It’s cloudy and cold. I don’t want to go to school.