Жумагалиева Сымбат Кайдаровна
Средняя школа имени М. Ауэзова
Theme of the lesson: Time off
Aims of the lesson:
To provide students with an opportunity for free speaking practice
To develop students’ reading, speaking, listening abilities
To communicate about the theme
Materials: Presentation, Worksheets
Good afternoon! How are you? Are you in good mood? Are you tired? If you are tired and sad, what is the best way of the recreation? I think it’s listening to music. Now let’s listening to music. What do you think about this music?
The song “My heart will go on… “
Listening to the music is the best recreation. After the hard working day you want to relax. What leisure activities do you choose?
You may watch TV, read the books, meet friends…
What is the leisure activity?
Leisure activities are activities that you do to relax or enjoy yourself. The time when you are working or not busy.
Find someone who…
…goes to the cinema
…meets your friends
…goes to the concerts
…hangs around street corners because they have nothing to do
…does a lot of sport
…stays at home and watch TV
Where do you go in for your free time?
Who goes with you?
What do you usually wear?
When did you last go there?
What do you remember most about it?
Do you sometimes prefer to stay at home rather than go out?
Role – play
Interviewer: Excuse me, I’m doing a survey on how people spend their time. Can I ask you a few questions? Do you ever…? Use these collocations from this box:
Go to the cinema
Go to the theatre
Listen to the music
Passer – by answers from this box:
Not very often
Every day/ evening
From time to time
Reading the leisure activities in the box and discuss them with your partner. Which leisure activities do you like and dislike?
Do you know who is a coach potato? Please, skim the article at p.39 ex 5
Find the definition.
Answer : someone who takes little or no exercise, and who spend their free time doing very little.
Centuries ago, people didn’t have much free time, because everybody was working too hard. In Britain in the nineteenth century, people had more spare time, but because the Victorians hated relaxing and doing nothing, they invented football. Rugby and cricket. People took up more gentle activities too, like gardening, bird-watching and train spotting, and it was even possible simply to watch a sport and give the impression that you were actually doing something. Gradually, leisure activities have become less and less energetic interests and hobbies. But now there is a new type of person who thinks that lying on the sofa watching television on Sunday afternoon or reading the newspaper from cover to cover is the most exciting activity they can manage. This twentieth century coach potato. For them, every activity is too much trouble, and laziness is an art form! So how do you spend your free time?
Are you a coach potato?
Rhyme “A coach potato” by Caroline Graham
Do you like to swim?
Do you like to ski?
I am a coach potato I like TV?
Does he like to swim?
Does he like to ski?
He’s a coach potato
He likes TV
He doesn’t like to ski
He’s a coach potato
He likes TV.
Creative work: make a poster for the new club or leisure facility and tell about it. Decide on:
The size, shape and design on the poster
The name of the club
The type of music
The opening hours
Any age restrictions
The cost of entry
The lesson is over. Marks.