Period: The First Period
Propertied: Pictures, Overhead projector
To master the words about fruit and vegetables.
And about the different eating habits habits in the different countries.
Language Focus: there be, have/has, a few, a little, So do I./So does he.
a) Organizing the class
Teacher (T): Good morning, class.
Students(Ss):Good morning, teacher.
T: Sit down, please. Now let’s listen to a duty report.
1. Check the students’ homework in the winter holidays.
2. Encourage the students to talk more about the winter vacation.
T: Give more details about the colour pictures on page i. Get them to know the words about the kitchen and ask them to know what’s in the cupboard. And then you can write some words on the black-board. Let them practice more with the following phrases and useful expressions.
Write countable nouns and uncountable nouns on the blackboard.
Vegetable: carrots Meat: port
Fruit: apples others: salt
When you are sure the students really understand the meanings of the words. Encourage them to practice.
A: What’s in the bowl?
B: It’s rice./There’s some rice in it.
Let the students do the exercises in pairs. If they have time, they can work on the other dialogues.
f) Practise Part 1
Get two better students to practice the following dialogues. Such as a bottle on the teacher’s table. You can pick it up and hold it in the air, and then ask the students.
1. A: What’s in the bottle?
B: There’s some milk in it?
You can pick up another object on the table and go on asking.
2. A: What’s in the box?
B: There’s some chalk in it.
Get a student who is good at drawing to come to the blackboard and to draw a man’s head on the blackboard.
3. A: What’s on the man’s head?
B: There is some hair on it.
Show a bag to the class.
4. A: What’s in the bag?
B: There are a few apples in it.
If you want the students to master more, you can draw a man’s head on the blackboard. It shows this man has a bad temper.
T: What’s wrong?
Student 1: He is angry.
T: Do you think you can like a person who is in a bad temper?
Student 2: No.
T: Right.(So the teacher writes a sentence on the blackboard.)
5. A: He has a bad temper.
B: Few people like him.
g) Learn Part 2
T: Ask the class what the Chinese eating and the American eating habits are and what the Japanese favourite is. Ask the students if they have the same habits.
Get them to work in pairs.
1. A: What do the Chinese eat?
B: They eat pork.
A: So do we.
2. A: What do the American eat?
A: So do the Chinese.
3. A: What do the Japanese eat
B: They eat fish.
A: So do we.
Pair work: The students ask and answer the questions about meat in daily/everyday life, One student asks: “What’s your favourite food?” The other one gives the response. “So is mine,” or “So do I.”
i) Learn Part 3
A: Puzzle dialogues.
At first let the students do it before they can answer it. And then get pairs to do them orally.
1.D 2.C 3.A 4.B
B: There the class the main points.
(1) Would like to do: want to do /feel like doing
(2)Have dinner: have supper
(3)Help oneself to some food
(4)Thank you: thanks
(5)I’d love to: I’d like to
j) Exercises in class
Translate the following sentences into English.
【注】①cake作為一個一個的單個出現是可數名詞。For example: two cakes. cake作為一個大塊蛋糕出現是不可數名詞。For example:切下一片要用量詞來表示：a piece of cake.②再有像“chocolate”也是一樣的。
1. Look up the phrases “a few, few, little, little” in the grammar book.
2. Make sentences with “there be”, “have”.
3. Do exercises on page 61.
1. Hurry up! We have time left.
2. There are apples there, aren’t there?
3. They are great. Because they made mistakes in their examination papers.
4. Would you like (go)with me?
5. Would you like (anything)to eat?
1. little 2.a few 3.few 4.to go 5.something
m) Writing on blackboard
1. What can you see…?
I/We can see…
2. What’s in the cupboard/on the table/in the fridge…?
There is a little/some…in/on it.
There are a few/some/many/a lot of…in/on it.
3. A: What do people eat in England/America/Japan…?
B: They eat a lot of potatoes/beef/fish…
C: So do we.(so+助動詞+主語)