Topic: Unit 5, Section A,Where did you go on vacation?
1. Knowledge objectives: to learn some new phrases (stay at home, visit museums, go to the beach....) ; to learn some sentence patterns( Where did you go on vacation? I went to......)
2. Ability objectives: be able to talk about students' own vacation activities by using the simple past tense; be able to improve their listening and speaking abilities
3. Emotional objective: feel the beauty of traveling
Key points and difficult points:
1.Talk about their vacation activities in the past;
2.Use the sentence patterns to communicate with each other fluently;
3.Get the main idea of listening material and the useful information.
Teaching Methods: Task-based language teaching, communicative language teaching
Teaching Aids: blackboard, chalk, PPT
Step1: lead in: free talk: where did you go on your National Day?
Step2: pre-listening: show some pictures and then let them guess what people do in different scenes. And match the activities with pictures.
a. Play the record, and ask students to finish the task in 1b.
b. Work in pairs and make conversations according to the 7 activities in 1a.
c. Listen to another tape to complete the chart: where did the people go on vacation? d. Listen again. Check(√) Yes, I did or No, I didn't for each question.
Step4: post-listening: role-play the conversation
a. answer several questions: Where did Helen go on vacation?
What did Helen do there?
What did Rick do last month?
b. imitate the dialogue
c.fill in the blanks according to the conversation
Make a survey. Ask your group members what they did on National Day.Then give us a report. Here is an example:
In my group, .....watched TV and went shopping. He/She thinks his/her vacation was boring/interesting....
Step6: Summary: What have you learned in this class?
1. Make conversations between Grace, Kevin and Julie according to 2c
2.Write a passage to introduce your National Day