Lesson plan 1
REPORT REVEALS PARENT’S GIFT
Nine out of ten parents smack their children but half feel guilty about it according to a survey...
- You will hear an interview with a woman from Children magazine. Which of the things below does the report say? Listen and mark each statement ‘Yes’ or ‘No’.
a)Most parents in Britain smack their children.
b)Very few parents smack their children every day.
c)Many parents fail to see things from the child’s point of view.
d)If children misbehave, they have to be punished.
- Discuss these questions:
-Which speaker’s views are most similar to your own?
-How old do you think each of the speaker’s is?
-In your country do older people have different ideas about punishing children from younger people? How are they different?
(A. Doff ‘Listening’)
Lesson plan 2
- Look at the table. It demonstrates the grammar rule – how to form Present Indefinite Passive.
We, you, they
He, she, it
To form Present Indefinite Passive you need an auxiliary verb ‘to be’ in the necessary form and the verb in the third form.
- Read the text and underline in it all the verbs in the form Present Indefinite Passive.
- Match the two hlves of the sentences.
A new house
is made from milk.
is built near our school.
are planted every spring.
- Complete the sentences
The book is ...
The song is ...
- Rewrite the sentences using Present Indefenite Passive.
Shakespeare wrote ‘Hamlet’ – ‘Hamlet’ was written by Shakespeare.
6.Write an instruction which a person should follow in a certain situation.
Look at the newspaper headline. What do you think the report might say about punishing children?