UNIT 1 LET'S GET STARTED
Breaking the Ice!
Table of Contents:
Give personal information
Talk about likes anddislikes.
Read online chat & textabout unusual jobs
Listen to a dialoguefor gist / detail.
Write a class contract.
Write a personal description.
Recognize and use vocabulary (daily routines and household chores).
Understand & use Present simple/continuous + -ing
Practise pronunciation: sentence stress
Develop students' learning strategies.
Integrate & foster key competences.
Assess progress & participation in the learning process
Oral and written skills:
Sociocultural aspects & intercultural awareness
Oral & written skills: listening to
A dialogue (hobbies) &identifying sport.
5 sentences andwriting them
A dialogue & completingsentences with wordsfrom a box.
Oral & written skills: oral interaction
Talking about rights andduties: class contract.
Role-playing dialogue about hobbies.
Oral & written skills: oral production
Students' introduction in English
Talking about a memberof your family.
Expressing likes and dislikes (hobbies)
Oral & written skills: reading
A text for gist for unusual jobs.
Inferring activities from photos.
Online chat & answering True / False& I don't know questions
Oral & written skills: writing
Completing a table using personalinformation.
Drafting notes fora description.
Writing a final version of a description from previous notes.
Functions and linguistic exponents:
1. Expressing tastes & preferences2. Debating class behaviour rules/modals: can, cannot3. Describing daily activities & household chores.4. Frequency adverbs: present simple &continuous
personal information, hobbies, jobs, routines &household chores: go climbing, listen to music,microwave, dishwasher, lay the table, make lunch,lawnmower, etc.
Pronunciation: sentence stress
Reflection upon learning:
Use of strategies to organise, acquire, remember and use vocabulary and expressions related to thetopics of the unit.
Sociocultural aspects & intercultural
Reading a text about hobbies, activities & filling the gaps in it.
Listening to a recording about Sweden; answering true/false & matching people-activities
Reading a text about Carnegie Hall & matchingpictures/sentences
SESSION 1 A Pact with the Devil A1Lead-in: students and I will introduce ourselves. 15 A2Brainstorming on useful expressions of the English class 10 A3Drafting rights & duties for a class contract to be agreed and signed by everyone 20 A4Listening to a clip about daily activities; matching pictures and words 10
SESSION 2 Familiarize with the topic
A1Vocabulary Matching sentences & music, leisure activities 10'A2ICTGrammar Identifying grammatical rules: present simple vs. present continuous 20'A3 ICT Vocabulary Household chores + -ing form 10'A4Writing Activities from a list of verbs by including the time you do the activities 15'
SESSION 3 Dealing with routines and activities
A1Reading a text (online meeting) two friends for gist 10' A2Listening to text again for detail by answering sentences; matching people/activity (T/F) 20'A3 ICT Grammar Matching sentences & daily routinepictures; completing text with verb form 10'A4Writing 4 true sentences & a false one (relatives)Speaking asking if they are true/false 15'
SESSION 4 Between Grammar & the Deep
A1 Reading a text (daily activities) for gist / detail, answering, matching options 20'A2 Listening Warm up. To a text (household chores),repeating voc. & pronunciation 5'A3 ICT Vocabulary (Verb+ -ing form) Matching household chores with correct room 10'A4ICT Grammar Applying grammatical rules:present simple vs. present continuous 20'
SESSION 5 Brush up your knowledge!
A1 ICTReading Doing a puzzle (computers),identifying extra letters & writing sentences 10'A2 Grammar Warm up. Completing with ing form,writing sentences, questions(likes &dislikes) 15'A3 Vocabulary Translating words & sentences (biography verbs, hobbies, daily activities) 10'A4 ICT Speaking After writing 4 household chores in a table, asking & answering questions 15'
SESSION 6 Enhancing your views & skills
A1Reading a text (unusual jobs at N. Ys Carnegie Hall)practicing skimming & scanning 20'A2Listening After reading for detail, answering questions & listening to it to check 15'A3 ICT Grammar Doing a puzzle (household chores) & review of vocabulary The Hangman 20'
SESSION 7 Logging, logging, logged!
A1Listening to a text (two classmates) for gist; again for detail & fill in the gap 10'A2 Writing 5 sentences after listening to them twice 10'A3 ICT Listening to a dialogue (hobbies) for gistPronunciation of words about tastes 10' A4 ICT Speaking perform a dialogue following model; take part in a new role interaction 25'
SESSION 8 Get Cracking! Reinforcing contents Reinforcing contents
A1Reading as a warm- up a text about a girls profile &matching activities with paragraphs 10'A2Writing-Final task Completing a table about daily routinesmaking notes & writing profile 25'A3Self-assessment doing check-test of the unit 20'