UNIT 4. ROUND THE CALENDAR
WINTER IS COMING
Цілі: формувати навички вживання нових лексичних одиниць і Question tags; удосконалювати навички усного мовлення й читання; розвивати мовну здогадку й мовленнєву реакцію учнів; виховувати зацікавленість у розширенні своїх знань.
Learn the poem about winter.
The snow is falling,
The wind is blowing, The ground is white All day and all night.
This is the season When morning is dark, And birds do not sing In forest and park.
Read these short texts and ask pupils to guess what season it is.
It is hot and sunny. You wear shorts and T-shirts. You wear sandals on your feet.
It is cold
It is cool and cloudy. It often rains. You wear jeans, warm sweaters and raincoats.
It is warm and sunny. It sometimes rain. You wear jackets, jeans and shoes.
Answer the questions.
1) How many seasons are there in a year?
2) How many months are there in each season?
3) When can you play snowballs?
4) When can you swim in the river?
5) When can you eat many tasty fruit and vegetables?
6) When can you see the first flowers?
Practise the new vocabulary.
Make up as many sentences as you can.
Make up short dialogues. Express your surprise.
– The weather is so changeable in March. Look, it’s snowing.
– I can’t believe it.
The temperature is 30 degrees below zero.
The temperature is 40 degrees above zero.
We are going to celebrate the festival in the forest.
Last year we celebrated
It was so foggy that I’ve lost my way.
Look, I’ve bought this amazing calendar with monkeys.
Yesterday I was at Chinese New Year’s celebration.
Read the text in Ex. 1, p. 60 and answer the questions.
1) Is it cold?
2) What season is coming?
3) Are the days long?
4) What activities do you have in winter?
5) Where are the going to have a New Year Party?
6) What are the girls going to wear?
7) Why aren’t the children surprised about it?
6. Grammar practice
Explain the rule (p. 60), write example sentences on the board and practise them chorally and individually.
Match the two halves.
She is famous,
They are happy,
Your father’s name isn’t Andrew,
You can swim,
They don’t have a car,
You have worked here since June,
The weather is changeable here,
You didn’t do your homework,
I’m good at sailing,
10) He likes pizza,
Work in pairs.
Guess your classmate using tag-questions.
This is a boy, isn’t it?
He is 12, isn’t he?
He plays football, doesn’t he?
He likes swimming, doesn’t he?
He can’t speak English well, can he?
He’s wearing black jeans today, isn’t he?
He doesn’t usually wear shoes, does he?
Describe today’s weather.
Write a short paragraph about the weather during your last travelling.