Theme : Famous people
a) lexical items: famous, rich, poor, give, positive attitude, motivate, campaign, kill.
b) grammar: Revision Past Simple.
Type of the lesson: Workshop lesson.
a) educational: to train speaking habits, revision of grammar structures.
b) developing: to enlarge learners’ vocabulary and grammar skills, listening and writing skills; to advance learners’ logical thinking, attentiveness and memory; to broaden learners’ mental outlook.
c) up-bringing: to promote comfortable environment in class; to form such qualities as activeness, diligence and communicativeness; to create or develop students’ interest to study English.
a) Visual aids: pictures.
Good afternoon! I’m glad to see you. Sit down, please. Let’s start our work.
Today we’ll continue our talk about famous people.
I. Phonetic exercise
Repeat after me!
Elizabeth II, Joseph Turner, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Agatha Christie, William Shakespeare, Mark Twain, Daniel Defoe, Charlie Chaplin, John Lennon, Robert Burns, John Tolkien, Charles Darwin, Albert Einstein, Margaret Thatcher, Sir Winston Churchill, Lewis Carrol, Joanne K. Rowling, Alexander Milne, Walt Disney
1. Who wants to be a magic translator? Translate from English into Russian.
Writer, artist, musician, politician, scientist, singer, actor, poet.
2. Every country is proud of its famous people. Russia and Kazakh is proud of its famous scientists, writers, poets, composers, painters, travellers, spotsmen. Let’s play a game.
a). Use the words from the blackboard and finish my sentences.
Nursultan Nazarbaev is a … (president).
Toktar Aubakirov …..( cosmonaut)
Yuri Gagarin is the first … (cosmonaut).
Valentina Tereshkova is the first … (woman-cosmonaut).
Irina Rodnina is a famous … (figure skater).
Galina Ulanova is a famous … (ballet dancer).
Sergei Korolev is a famous … (scientist and designer).
Mikhail Lermontov is a famous … (poet).
Lev Tolstoy is a famous … (writer).
b). Who would like to tell us about these famous Kazakh people? (портреты на доске)
Abai Kunanbaev (1845-1904). Abay was born in 1845 at the bottom of the Chingiz Mountain in the today's Abai district (former Karkaraly) located in Eastern Kazakhstan region (formerly, the Semipalatinsk region).
He was a well-known Kazakh poet, a great thinker, composer, philosopher, the founder of written Kazakh literature, and its first classic.
The heritage he left his nation is rich in songs and poems, translations and prose. His translations of the poetry written by Russian writers and poets such as Pushkin, Lermontov, and Krylov became the national patrimony of Kazakhstan. He translated the works of Schiller, Goethe, and Byron into Kazakh language.
«Kara Sozder» [Book of Words] (prose) created by the great thinker constitute an ethnic philosophical work. This creation of his is an exploration of Kazakh national life in the second half of the 19th century. He influenced social affairs in the country where he lived.
Ibray Altynsarin was a famous Kazakh educator and teacher of the 19th century. He was born in 1841 in Torghai region. Altynsarin started a Cyrillic alphabet for the Kazakh language. He opened many Kazakh-Russian schools and schools for girls. He translated books and textbooks. He wrote the first Kazakh Grammar book. Altynsarin travelled a lot and visited many countries. He liked children and wrote poems for them. A lot of streets, institutes and schools are named after Altynsarin. There is an Altynsarin museum in Kostanay.
3. Take the pictures from this “notebook” and match them with the words.
a). For example: Sir Winston Churchill was a politician.
(Mark Twain was a writer. W. Shakespeare was a poet. J. Lennon was a singer. A. Einstein was a scientist. Charlie Chaplin was an actor.)
b). Charlie Chaplin was an American actor. Who would like to tell us about these famous American people?
I’d like to tell you about Mark Twain. He was an American writer. He wrote ‘The Adventures of Tom Sawyer’ and ‘Huckleberry Finn’. His real name was Samuel Clemens. His hobby was collecting things which nobody had. I like to read his books too.
I’d like to tell you about George Washington. He was the first president of the USA. His favourite school subject was Arithmetic. His hobbies were fishing and horse-riding. He also liked farming.
4. Look at the screen, listen to the dialogue and try to remember. Then complete the sentences.
(Charlie Chaplin is the most famous silent movie actor in the world.
The actors don’t talk in silent movies.
Silent movies are exciting and funny.
Millions of people saw his movies.
Everyone loved them.)
5. Work in groups. Every group has your own task. Work for 2 minutes.
Look through the text “Sherlock Holmes” and find the answers for the questions.
Where and when was Arthur Conan Doyle born?
What did he study at Edinburgh University?
What sorts of books did Doyle write?
What stories did bring him money and fame?
Say what these people are famous for.
Alexander Pushkin his cartoons
Ilya Repin his role in the film”Titanic”
his beautiful music for operas and ballets
Walt Disney her detective stories
Peter Tchaikovsky her songs
Alla Pugacheva his poems
Agatha Christie his pictures
Peter Tchaikovsky is famous for his beautiful music for operas and ballets.
Match the books with their writers. Use the Cultural guide if necessary.
John R. R. Tolkien
“The Adventures of Tom Sawyer”
Lewis Carrol “Winnie-the-Pooh”
Daniel Defoe “Stories about Sherlock Holmes”
Joanne K. Rowling “Alice in Wonderland”
Alexander Milne “The Hobbit”
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
“The Life and Strange Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe”
6. Read the text and say who it is.
(He was a well-known man.
He was born in 1759.
His father was a farmer and there were seven children in the family.
He liked reading.
At the age of 15 he began to write poems.
He wrote about people, love and everyday things.
Scottish people still remember the poet, his poems and songs.)
b). Here you see a poet and a writer. Who would like to tell us about these famous people?
I’d like to tell you about William Shakespeare. He was an English writer and poet. He was born in 1564. He was fond of acting in plays on the stage in his theatre. Many people enjoy reading his sonnets and poems.
I’d like to tell you about Alan Alexander Milne. He was an English author, best known for his books about the teddy bear Winnie-the-Pooh. Milne was born in London, grew up in a small public school. Milne studied in Cambridge. While there, he wrote for a student magazine.
7. Match the name and description. Check your answer.
An English writer, whose most famous novel is “Robinson Crusoe”.
An English painter, a master of water-colours.
A great English scientist.
Arthur Conan Doyle
He wrote stories about the famous detective Sherlock Holmes.
Whose names do you associate with:
“the father of English prose”
“Alice in Wonderland”
The Iron Lady
(I associate D. Defoe with “the father of English prose”.
I associate J. Tolkien with “The Hobbit”.
I associate L. Carrol with “Alice in Wonderland”.
I associate J. Lennon with The Beatles.
I associate M. Thatcher with The Iron Lady.)
Stage 8. Setting homework: Ex 3 p17 WB
c) Reflection: + ? -
Автор: Утегенова Гуля Жукуновна
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