Unit2 Lesson 2 History Makers
Teaching aims: To practise listening for gist and for specific information To express opinions and to agree or disagree with other people’s spinions. To pra
ctise sentence stress Teaching difficulties: To practise listening for gist and for specific information Teaching Aids: computer and cassette Teaching procedures: Ⅰ. Warming up Now I give you some information and you guess who they are? Do the exercise 1. First give four sentences and ask student guess who they are? Teacher draw a conclusion: Yes, they actions did much to advance society. They make things so important that it will be recorded in the history book. They set examples to us. Ⅱ Listen to learn How to express agree and disagree? First ask students to express agree and disagree then read these words agree, think, you’re right, don’t agree, in my opinion, personally Do the exercise 2 Play the cassette for students to listen first, before looking at the Function File. See how much students can remember from the first listening. Students listen again, fill in the blanks with the key words . Ⅲ listening Read through the Listening Strategies with the students and show students Key words to see if they can guess the meaning of these words. Ask students to pronounce the Key Words. One of purposes is that can then check if their pronunciation is correct as they listen to the tape. The other purpose is to
remember these words to understand the radio Programme better. Do the exercise 5 Students read through the sentences and predict what the answers are. Students listen to the cassette and see if their predictions are correct. As you check students’ answers, ask them to correct the false sentences and make them true. ⅣPronunciation: stress Ask students to read the four sentences and predict where the stressed will occur in sentences. They listen to the cassette and see if they were correct. Play the cassette again for students to repeat the sentences Ⅴ speaking Give students time to read about some famous people. They take turns to choose a hero and ask and answer three questions about their hero. Encourage students to use an interview approach. Ⅵ homework What can you learn from the heroes introduced in this unit? Write down your views and explain them to your partner.