Учебная: развитие навыков чтения и устной речи, формирование умений исследовательской работы.
Образовательная: расширить кругозор учащихся, приобщить к жизни народа страны изучаемого языка.
Развивающая: развивать творческие способности учащихся, умения делать выводы, работать самостоятельно и в команде, прививать интерес к иностранному языку.
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Методы и приёмы: беседа, задания, проблемные ситуации, проектная работа.
Оснащение урока: технические средства обучения: компьютер, проектор, магнитофон; постеры и презентации (Power Point); картинки и фотографии животных.
Дополнительный материал: аудиозапись стихотворения, текст "Pets in Great Britain”, факты "It’s Interesting to Know”
I. Организационный момент
T: Good morning, dear friends! Nice to meet you! Let’s begin our lesson. Today we are going
to speak about animals and the topic of our lesson is "We are always there for our pets”.
II. Фонетическая зарядка
Т: Listen to the poem and read it.
I love all kinds of animals
Dogs and cats and rabbits.
I love all kinds of animals,
Despite their little habbits.
III. Речевая зарядка
T: Children, you know there are a lot of different animals and birds living in the world. What kinds of animals and birds are there?
T: As you know, there are many animals living in Siberia.
What wild animals live in our region?
Name some domestic animals, please.
T: Most people like animals. And they have some animals or birds at home as pets. Do you agree or disagree with the following statement: Anyone can have at home any animal he wants. Why?
T: As you see people can’t keep any animals as a pet even if they like them very much. But what pets сan we keep?
Учитель записывает ответы учеников на середину доски в столбик: a cat, a dog, a parrot, a hamster, a puppy, a cat, a kitten, a budgie, a guinea-pig, a lizard, fish.
T: What pets can be like? Let’s read some words for their characteristics: kind, gentle, independent, sly, beautiful, strong, noisy, quiet, loving, naughty, friendly, unfriendly, clever, thick, big, small, funny.
IV. Ознакомление с новой информацией
T: I think you’d like to know some interesting facts about pets. Let’s read them. (Ученики по очереди читают)
It’s Interesting to Know
Horses can live thirty years.
Parrots can live twenty-five – fifty years.
Rabbits can live five years.
Dogs can live fifteen years.
Cats can live thirteen years.
The English for "киска” is а pussy-cat.
The English for "кошка” is а tabby-cat.
The English for "кот” is а tom-cat.
T: I know that parrots are from South America. What other facts do you know about pets?
P 1: I know that cats were first named in Egypt.
P 2: There was а cat that lived thirty-three years.
P 3: There was а cat that had thirteen kittens.
P 4: A cat is the best sailors’ friend.
P 5: Cats lоvе their homes better than people.
P 6: Cats can predict the weather and help people when they are ill.
P7: Cats catch mice. An English proverb says "A cat sleeps, mice play”.
T: What can you tell about dogs?
P 1: I know that in 3700 ВС the Egyptians knew 21 different kinds of dogs and use them in the hunt.
P 2: There are manу stories about the dogs and their help to men. There was а dog Bruno who saved forty people from mountain snowdrifts.
P 3: Dogs mау bе "eyes” for blind people. They help them to go to the shop, to cross the road.
P 4: Dogs help policemen and geologist to find iron.
P 5: I love dogs. They are very clever.
V. Развитие навыков аудирования
а) T: Today you will learn some more facts about pets in Britain. Listen to the story about pets in Britain and find out the most favourite pets and their popular names.
Pets in Great Britain
Britain is a nation of animal lovers. There are a lot of pets in Britain. Lots of families in Great Britain have got оnе or more pets. Dogs are the favourite pets and there are about 6 million of them in Britain. The second favourite are cats (about 5 million) and the third favourite – birds (parrots and other cage birds). They give them different names: Rover, Rex, Cindy, Misty (for dogs); Albert, Snowy, Fluffy, Тоm (for cats); Poly, Chatterbox (for parrots); Guy, Scamper, Shipley (for monkeys). Some families keep other animals as pets in their homes: aquarium fish and exotic pets such as crocodiles, cobras.
The Englishmen take good care of their pets. They give their pets nice food to eat and buy it in pet shops. People can buy wool coats, lace-trimmed panties, night-gowns, pyjamas and other things for their pets. In Britain there are special shops selling food, clothes and other things for dogs. There are dog hair-dressing saloons. Pets can send Christmas and birthday cards to their friends. There are special animal hotels at the airports.
The Englishmen believe that they are the only nation in the world treated really kindly to their pets. They are pet lovers.
b) T: Answer the questions:
Do the Englishmen love animals?
What are the most favourite pets in Great Britain?
What are their popular names?
c) Fill in the gaps in the sentences using the right information from the text:
1) People take … care of their pets.
2) They buy … for their pets in pet shops.
3) There are…saloons.
4) There are … at the airports.
5) Britain is a nation of … lovers.
VI. Проект "Our Pets”
T: Children, would you like to know what pets are popular in Russia? And what are the most popular pets in your class? You will get this information from the results of the research.
Ознакомление с результатами исследования "The most popular pets in our class”, которое было проведено накануне.
P1: In our class we have ... But the most popular are (cats).
P2: The most popular names …
P3: The most favourite food…
T: As cats are the most popular, we shall listen to the poem "Cats” by Mary Britton Miller.
Lap will do,
Fitted in а
Тор of piano,
In the cupboard
With your frocks–
In the middle,
Оn the edge,
They don't саrе!
T: I think all of you love your pets and want to take part in the exhibition "Our Pets”. You can present your favourite pets and tell about them. Let’s do it, please.
Ученики рассказывают о своих питомцах по плану: a pet, his/her name, age, type, he/she likes, appearance, character, используя презентации "My Pet” или постеры.
T: As we know almost every family has a pet. But how should we treat them?
Do you take good care of your pet?
We are in charge of our animals or birds and so we are to create good living conditions for them. I suggest you to make some rules of keeping "Rules of Pet’s Care” and then hang them on the walls of the classroom.
You know there are many homeless dogs in the streets. What can we do to help them? We can appeal to the people not to abandon their animals. Let’s make some leaflets. Choose the proper name. For example: "We are there for our pets”, "Help animals”, "Love yourself – love your pet”.
Discuss these problems in groups. Then everybody should listen attentively to the pupils of every group and be ready to add.
You may use the following words and expressions: to feed, properly, regularly, to buy special food, to take, to the vet, to care, for а walk, to wash and brush, to clean the cage, homeless, to play with а pet.
Ученики работают в группах: одни разрабатывают правила, другие создают листовки.
T: Now let’s summarize your ideas.
Коллективная оценка результатов проекта. В ходе обсуждения оцениваются и выбираются лучшие презентации питомцев.
VII. Обобщение. Итоги урока.
T: I’d like to thank you for the lesson. You’ve worked very well and hard today. What new have
you learnt and done today?
Учащиеся высказывают свое мнение о проделанной работе.
T: As you see, animals and birds are our best friends and they need our help, love and care. They are our real friends. And we are always there for them.