PART 1 Analysis of the Teaching Material
(I)STATUS AND FUNCTION
1.This unit is a revison unit, so it covers all communicative language knowledge learned from Unit 7 to Unit 11.
2.This lesson is the first one of Unit 12. So if the students can learn this lesson well, it will be helpful to make the students learn the rest of this unit.
3.This lesson is a dialogue about keeping fish. Such topic is related to daily life, so it is helpful to raise learning interests of students and it will be also helpful to improve their spoken English.
(II)TEACHING AIMS AND DEMANDS
1. To make the Ss know how to keep fish, birds or any other animal by learning the dialogue of this lesson.
2. To give a reinforced practice in the use of the Modal Verbs and some useful expressions for making suggestions.
3. To improve students’ listening and speaking ability by reading and practising the dialogue.
4. To develop students’ communicative ability by learning the useful expressions for making suggestions and replying.
5. To enable the students to love life and animals, protect the nature and environment.
(III)TEACHING KEY POINTS:
1.To make the Ss grasp and understand the way of making suggestions and reply in daily life.
2.To enable the students to use useful expressions for making suggestion and replying in their own dialogues related to the daily life.
1. The usage of the Modal Verbs ,especially usage for making suggestions.
2. Using the learned phrases and sentence patterns to make suggestions and replying.
Multi-media computer; OHP(overhead projector); tape recorder; software: Powerpoint or Authorware
PART 2 Teaching Methods
1>Five Steps Approach.
PART 3 Studying Ways
1. Teach the students how to be successful language learners.
2. Teach the students how to master dialogues and how to communicate with others. PART 4 Teaching Procedure
Step 1 Revision
Get the students to give some animals’ names they know by asking the students the following question: Can you give us some names of different animals you know? This step is employed to revise the words related the animals. At the same time draw the students’ attention to the topic about animals.
Step 2 Lead-in
Sign to the students to be quiet and close their books. Then start a free talk with the students. Use computer to show some pictures of different pets, such as dogs, cats etc. Ask the students several questions about raising pets. These questions are employed to warm up the students and raise the interests of the students to speak English in class on the topics they like and familiar with.
1.Do you like animals?
2. Do you keep any animals at home? What is it or What are they?
3. Can you explain how you care for them?
4. How do you feed them?
Step 3 Dialogue Presentation
1. The first listening
After the teacher's brief introduction to the dialogue about keeping fish. Then ask the students to listen to the tape of the dialogue with their books closed. After listening to the dialogue, ask the students to answer two simple questions focusing on the general idea of the dialogue. This step is employed to make the student get the general idea of the dialogue as a whole one. At the same time let the students have a chance to practise their listening ability.
1.Where will such dialogue happen in your opinion?
2.What are they mainly talking about?
This time ask the students to listen to the tape carefully with their books open. After listening, ask the students some questions focusing on the details of the dialogue. In the meanwhile, deal with some language points raised by the students or appearing in the questions.