Module 4 Music Period One Speaking and Introduction Teaching aims: 1. To know about some English vocabulary related to music. 2. To have a discussion about music and express their own opinion
s freely. 3. To develop the Ss’ speaking ability by practicing saying the familiar topic. Important and difficult points: 1. Get the Ss to know about as much music knowledge as possible. 2. Enable the students to recognize some musical instruments. 3. Arouse the students’ interests in music. Teaching procedures: Speaking Lead-in Firstly, ask the students “How many kinds of music do you know?” Then ask them to speak the general categories about music as follow: Rock music Jazz Folk music Traditional Chinese music Popular music Classical music music Symphony After this, continue to ask the students “Which kind of music do you like best? Why?” to encourage the students to express their opinions freely. And then, develop the Ss’ speaking ability by practicing saying the familiar topic as follows: Activity 1 Work in groups of four to answer the questions and make a list of your answers: 1. What is your favourite kind of music? 2. How long have you been listening to it? 3. When do you listen to music? 4. How do you listen to music? 5. Why do you listen to music? Activity 2 Write a short report about the music interests and habits of your group. Use these expressions: My favourite kind of music is ?but Yang’s favorite music is? My favorite artist is? I’ve been listening to music?for/since?