Конспект урока "People’s appearance and character" 8 класс


Lesson Plan 5. Unit 4. It Takes Many Kinds to Make the World. Date:14/12/2011
Teacher’s name: A. Kuznetsova
The theme of the lesson: People’s appearance and character.
The aim: by the end of the lesson the Ss will be describe people’s appearance and character in
monologues and dialogues.
The Objectives: Ss will have practised to use adjectives.
Materials and equipment: SB, cards, PPPresentation.
New language and structure:
Language to be revised: Adjectives
Anticipated problems: too many words
LESSON PROCEDURE
Time
Activities
Purpose of activity
Interaction
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1. Warm Up. Comment on the English proverb:
Fair face may hide a foul heart
Give the Russian equivalent.
За прекрасной внешностью может
скрываться низкая душа.
Ср. Лицом хорош, да душой непригож.
Личиком гладок, а делами гадок.
2. How can we describe a person?
3. Vocabulary work. In 4 groups do the tasks on
the cards.
Card 1. Choose the words to describe
appearance.
Card 2. Choose the words to describe
character.
Card 3. Give the synonyms.
Card 4. Give the antonyms.
4. Reading and matching. Match the short
descriptions with the characters.
Key: 1e, 2c, 3d, 4a, 5b
5. Describe a person you see on the slide
(Power Point Presentation) In turn. Say not
less than 5 adjectives.
6. Dialogues. Take the card with the situation.
Act out a dialogue. Use adjectives to describe
the people.
7. Guess your classmate. In turn describe one of
your classmates. Other Ss should guess the
person described.
8. Homework. Choose a picture or a photo.
Describe a person’s appearance and character.
To involve Ss into
the theme of the
lesson
To revise lexis
To practice to sort
the words, give
synonyms and
antonyms
To practise
matching
To practise to
describe a person
To practise to make
up and act out
dialogues on the
situation
To practise
guessing a person
by description
Class work
Class work
group work
Pair work
Solo work
pairs
class work
Card 1. Choose the words to describe appearance.
Attractive, boring, educated, fragile, independent, unhappy, famous, noble, greedy, bouncy,
lonely, modest, smart, slim, attentive, stupid, short, progressive, small, cheerful, mysterious,
strong, fat, curious, young, wicked, tall, serious, ugly, gloomy, clever, polite, brave, honest, wise,
thin, sad, poor, pleasant, shy, careless, lazy, lovely, slow, tidy, firm
Card 2 Choose the words to describe character.
Attractive, boring, educated, fragile, independent, unhappy, famous, noble, greedy, bouncy,
lonely, modest, smart, slim, attentive, stupid, short, progressive, small, cheerful, mysterious,
strong, fat, curious, young, wicked, tall, serious, ugly, gloomy, clever, polite, brave, honest, wise,
thin, sad, poor, pleasant, shy, careless, lazy, lovely, slow, tidy, firm
Card 3. Give synonyms.
Very small
Attractive
Boring
Clever
Well-known
Thin
Nice
Shy
Independent
Clean
Card 4. Give antonyms.
Beautiful
Interesting
Unhappy
Clever
Tall
Fat
Cheerful
Old
Kind
Rich
Careful
Hard-working
Dialogue 1. You’re in London. You bag was stolen on a bus. You are at the police station asking
for help. Your partner is a police officer.
S1:Could you help me, Sir?
S2:Yes, what’s the matter?
S1:When I was going by bus to Victoria Station my bag disappeared.
S2:Do you think it was stolen?
S1:I’m sure. I saw a strange man on the bus. I believe he is a thief.
S2:Can you describe him?
S1:He is tall and thin. His face looked wicked and gloomy.
S2:How was he dressed?
S1:He was in coal-black trousers and a mouse-grey jacket.
S2:Is he young or old?
S1:I think, he is about forty.
S2: Well, we’ll do our best to find your bag. Just wait for our call.
S1:Thanks a lot.
Dialogue 2. Your cousin is coming by plane but you are very busy and ask your friend to meet
her at the airport. You partner has never seen your cousin.
S1: I say, Ann, are you busy tomorrow?
S2: Not really. Why?
S1: My cousin Liz is coming by plane but I have a lot of work. Could you meet her at the
airport?
S2: Sure. But I haven’t met Liz before. How does she look like?
S1: She is pleasant, tall and slim. Her hair is long and coal-black. And her eyes are emerald-
green.
S2: What is she going to wear?
S1: She’ll be in sky-blue jeans and lemon-yellow sweater.
S2:OK. I hope, I’ll recognize her.
S1: Thanks. You are always helpful!
Match the names with the characters
a) Winnie-the-Pooh
b) Little Red Riding Hood
c) Robinson Crusoe
d) Cinderella
e) Robin Hood
1. This character is independent and smart. He is poor, noble and young. He is strong and
honest, brave and free. He is thin but never gloomy. He helps the poor people. He lives in
Sherwood Forest with his friends.
2. This character is adventurous. He is curious and brave. He is lonely and poor. He is
smart and thin. He is a tall, young man. He likes travelling by sea and lives on a deserted
island for a long time.
3. This character is very poor. She is fragile, and modest. She lives in the family but she is
lonely. She is never cheerful because she has a lot of work to do. She is shy and unhappy.
She hasn’t got a mother.
4. This character is fat and fluffy. It’s cheerful and bouncy. It is attractive and pleasant, wise
and lovely. It is bulky. It lives in the Ashdown Forest. Its friends are Tigger, Piglet and
Owl.
5. This character is small but brave. She is curious and helpful. She is lovely and pleasant.
She is not stupid but sometimes careless. She is clever and young. She has a mother and a
grandmother. She isn’t afraid of a wolf.
Match the names with the characters.
a) Winnie-the-Pooh
b) Little Red Riding Hood
c) Robinson Crusoe
d) Cinderella
e) Robin Hood
1. This character is independent and smart. He is poor, noble and young. He is strong
and honest, brave and free. He is thin but never gloomy. He helps the poor people. He
lives in Sherwood Forest with his friends.
2. This character is adventurous. He is curious and brave. He is lonely and poor. He is
smart and thin. He is a tall, young man. He likes travelling by sea and lives on a
deserted island for a long time.
3. This character is very poor. She is fragile, and modest. She lives in the family but she
is lonely. She is never cheerful because she has a lot of work to do. She is shy and
unhappy. She hasn’t got a mother.
4. This character is fat and fluffy. It’s cheerful and bouncy. It is attractive and pleasant,
wise and lovely. It is bulky. It lives in the Ashdown Forest. Its friends are Tigger,
Piglet and Owl.
5. This character is small but brave. She is curious and helpful. She is lovely and
pleasant. She is not stupid but sometimes careless. She is clever and young. She has a
mother and a grandmother. She isn’t afraid of a wolf.