Lesson 4: Talking about Past and Present, Talking about Family.

  • Published on
    13-Jan-2016

  • View
    233

  • Download
    1

Embed Size (px)

Transcript

  • Lesson 4: Talking about Past and Present, Talking about Family

    FNU Spoken English I - 2012-2013

  • Warm-up ConversationsWeather: Beautiful day, isnt it?Nice day, isnt it? Its terribly hot today, isnt it?Weve had a lot of rain lately, havent we?What awful weather were having!

    By the way...:Occupation or studiesWhat do you do?What line of work are you in?Where do you work?What are you studying?Whats your major?Where do you go to school?What classes are you taking?

    FNU Spoken English I - 2012-2013

  • Situation in which you meet the other person Great party, isnt it?Interesting play, isnt it?Wonderful concert, isnt it?Its a lovely wedding, isnt it?Nice picnic, isnt it?Exciting football game, isnt it?

    FNU Spoken English I - 2012-2013

  • In pairs or groups of 3, make up conversations with the following information: Hot day, badminton match, accountant, nurseRain, party, engineering student, English teacherSunny, concert, history student, chemistry studentA few warm days, wedding, businessperson, prime minister of Canada

    FNU Spoken English I - 2012-2013

  • Review: Pronunciation: w and vwvwentventwinevinegrowgrovemooingmoving

    FNU Spoken English I - 2012-2013

  • Pronunciation: Jazz ChantHis English is wonderful.He speaks very well.His accent is perfect.You really cant tellthat he isnt a native of the U.S.A.Theres only one problem:he has nothing to say.

    FNU Spoken English I - 2012-2013

  • e and i PronunciationLong vowelsft bi bke bai Short vowelspn no pinyin equalst no pinyin equalwhlwhlewllwllbtbtebtbt

    ridredwristrestlidledknitnetpinpenfillfellliftleftblissbless

    FNU Spoken English I - 2012-2013

  • Tongue Twister

    Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers.

    A peck of pickled peppers, Peter Piper picked.If Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers,then where is the peck of pickled peppers that Peter Piper picked?

    FNU Spoken English I - 2012-2013

  • Charades: OccupationsIn pairs (2 people), each person will receive one card with the name of an occupation;You will do a charade (act out) the occupation and have your partner guess what it is;When both of you are finished, trade card with another group;

    FNU Spoken English I - 2012-2013

  • Talking about the Past and Present(Past:)When you were young, what did you want to be? When I was young, I wanted to be a/an ________ (because)

    (Present:)What are you doing (or studying) now? (Now,) I am working as a/an ________. OR(Now,) I am studying ________. What sports do you play?I play basketball, volleyball and sometimes ping pong.

    FNU Spoken English I - 2012-2013

  • Talking about the Past and PresentUse the following information to talk about the past and present: (open questions)Elementary school, school subject, like/dislikeHigh school, music, like/dislikeYoung, food, favourite(past tense only) last year for National Day holiday, do/go/travel

    FNU Spoken English I - 2012-2013

  • The Names of Family MembersIn pairs, write down the names of as many family members as possible (e.g. father, mother,)

    FNU Spoken English I - 2012-2013

  • Match The Name Game () Father's sisterPaternal grandfatherMother's brotherWife of father's younger brotherMaternal grandmotherMaternal auntFather's elder brotherOlder male cousin (sharing the same paternal grandfather)Husband of father's sisterYounger female cousin on mothers side

    FNU Spoken English I - 2012-2013

  • Dialogue Activity: Part 1An American teacher, Sally Baker, is visiting her student, Laura Chen, in Lauras dormitory room.

    Sally: So, tell me about your family. Do you have any brothers or sisters?Laura: Yeah. Ive got one brother and one sister.Sally: How old are they?Laura: Well, my brother is twenty-five and my sister is twenty-three. Im the youngest.

    FNU Spoken English I - 2012-2013

  • QuestionsDo you have any brothers or sisters?Do you have any siblings?Have you got any brothers or sisters?

    Positive AnswersYes, I have two sisters and two brothers.Yeah, Ive got one sister but no brothers. Ive got one sister. Negative AnswersNo, Im an only child.

    Dialogue Practice: Siblings

    FNU Spoken English I - 2012-2013

  • Dialogue Activity: Part 2Sally: And what do your brother and sister do?Laura: My brother is a middle school teacher, and my sister is a chemical engineer.Sally: What about your dad? What does he do?Laura: My dads a factory worker.Sally: Oh really? (falling tone) And your mom?Laura: Shes a factory worker, too. They both work for Capital Steel.

    FNU Spoken English I - 2012-2013

  • QuestionsWhat does your _____ do?Who does your _____ work for?AnswersMy ______ is a ______.Hes/Shes a _______.

    He/She works for ____.My ____ works for _____.Dialogue Practice: Family Occupations

    FNU Spoken English I - 2012-2013

  • Discussion: Your Family Tree1. Get in groups of 2-3 people.2. Share your family tree -

    Describe your:parentssiblingsgrandparentsother relativesUsing:agesrelationship to youoccupations/fields of study

    FNU Spoken English I - 2012-2013

  • HomeworkPractice pronunciation (long and short e and I)

    Prepare a short story (maximum: 250 words) about something interesting or enjoyable that you did together with your family as a child. (For example, a holiday celebration, a family trip.) This will be an oral and WRITTEN homework assignment you will read your story to your classmates next week, and then you will hand in your story to me

    FNU Spoken English I - 2012-2013

  • Edelweiss (w = v)Edelweiss, edelweiss, Every morning you greet meSmall and white, clean and bright,You look happy to meet me.

    Blossom of snow, may you bloom and growBloom and grow forever.Edelweiss, edelweiss,Bless my homeland forever.

    FNU Spoken English I - 2012-2013

  • Red River ValleyFrom this valley they say you are going.I will miss your bright eyes and sweet smile,For they say you are taking the sunshineThat has brightened our pathway a while.

    Come and sit by my side if you love me.Do not hasten to bid me adieu.Just remember the Red River Valley,And the cowboy who loved you so true.

    FNU Spoken English I - 2012-2013

    *

Recommended

View more >