INDEPENDENT LEARNING

Цілі: формувати лексичні навички й навички вимови; вдосконалювати навички читання й усного мовлення; розвивати мовну здогадку й мовленнєву реакцію учнів; вдосконалювати навички користування словниками; виховувати зацікавленість у розширенні своїх знань.

Procedure

1.Warm-up

Name at least 10 forms of communication.

How has communication changed through human history?

What is the most basic form of communication?

2. Speaking

Do ex. 1, p. 20.

3. Reading

Do ex. 2, p. 20-21.

Key: 1 B, 2 D, З C, 4 A, 5 E, 6 F, 7 H.

4. Vocabulary practice

Do ex. 3, p. 23.

Key: 1 autonomous, 2 to access, 3 a target, 4 to get exposure, 5 favoured, 6 a resource, 7 to take responsibility (for), 8 a strategy,

9 precisely, 10 memorable.

Fill in the gaps with the new words:

1) What’s your most… moment from your school years?

2) I set myself… of learning 20 new words each week.

3) The police used every available… to track down the killer.

4) Can you tell us more… what happened?

5) Who do you trust… your child’s he>

6) Note that you may only… the oldest 16 mail messages.

7) The Crimea is… holiday destination for families.

5. Speaking

Give survey

Make sure students understand that they should answer honestly and that this exercise is intended to help them improve their dictionary usage skills – NOT to see if they actually use a dictionary.

Once students have answered the questions, ask students to gather in small groups for a discussion and comparison of their answers.

After

students have discussed their answers together, ask students to make a list of the three most confusing questions on the survey.

Discuss the students answers in general, focus especially on the list of three confusing questions.

Dictionary Survey

1) Do you use a dictionary?

2) Do you use a monolingual or bilingual dictionary, or both?

3) In which setting do you use your dictionary? (i. e. while reading, in the classroom etc.)

4) Do you look at all of the meanings of the word, the collocations etc. or do you just look at the first plausible meaning?

5) Do you use the phonological information?

6) If you use the phonological information, do you speak aloud and practice the pronunciation?

7) Do you look at the contextual usage that the dictionary provides (if it indeed provides it)?

8) How often do you use your dictionary?

9) Do you keep notes of the information you retrieve from the dictionary?

10) Do you ever just peruse the dictionary?

11) Do you sometimes let yourself make connections to other words, phrases etc. by information found in the dictionary?

12) Do you use any of the information found at the beginning and the end of the dictionary? (i. e. grammar reference materials, measurements etc.)

13) If you have both a monolingual and bilingual dictionary, which do you prefer to use and in which situations?

14) Do you think that you should look up every word that you don’t know while reading?

15) Can you understand the abbreviations and what the mean? Do they help your understanding?

Opening a discussion

You may use the following phrases:

1) To begin with,

2) We need to discuss…

3) Let’s start by (V ing)

4) We’ll start by (V ing)

5) The problem here is…

6) The important thing (here) is…

7) The main thing we need to discuss is…

8) Let’s look at…

9) It looks like…

10) What do you think?

11) How about you?

12) How do you feel about that?

13) Any ideas on that?

14) That sounds like a good idea.

15) Sounds good.

16) The problem with that is…

6. Reading

Do ex. 5, p. 23.

Key: 1 E, 2 В, 3 D, 4 F, 5 A, 6 G, 7 C.

7. Summary

Do ex. 6, p. 24.

8. Homework

Ex. 5, p. 23.




INDEPENDENT LEARNING