I. Analysis of the Teaching Materials.
The topic of this unit is the continuation of unit 9 as well as about the past events.
By using the Simple PasT Tense,which is essential in junior English,students will
talk about their past.This topic is about their experiences and places they have
visited on their vacations.So it helps bring back their memories and learning
II. Students’ characteristic
Although the Junior 1 has been learning English for almost a year and are having
some basic knowledge. Because of living in China and surrounding environment, students are learning English impassively and irregularly. But The junior 1 has showned themselves very creative,capable and of plasticity as they’re doing so well in what they’re interested in such as games and CAI.
III.Teaching Aims and Demands
a. To enable the students to read, to spell , to understand the vocabulary correctly.
b. To help the students ask and answer the new sentence pattern: Where did you go on vacation?
a. To improve the students’ skills of listening ,speaking,reading and writing..
b. To encourage the students to communicate with others uning the new sentence pattern .
a. To train the Ss to cooperate well in groups and in pairs.
b. To be interested in communicating in English.
IV. Teaching Key Points
1. Key vocabulary
New York City camp summer camp museum
2. Key structures
Where did you go on vacation?
I went to…
V. Teaching Difficulty
Learn the key structures
VI. Teaching Methods
1. Task-based method
That’s to say I’ll let the students finish 1 listening task and make short dialogues along with the actions to help the students get a better understanding of the key
2. Communication method
I’ll set up a dream and ask students to pretent themselves as reporters. This way, the students can say freely and needn’t to worry about making mistakes.
VII. Learning Methods
1. Listening—speaking method
2. Communicative strategy
We all know that the best ways to learn English well are to imitate,to practice,to listen,to speak and to communicate more constantly.
VIII. Teaching Aids
In this lesson, the CAI, cassette, a tape recorder will be used.
X. Teaching Procedure
I’ll mainly talk about this part. It consists of 5 steps.
Step 1 Warm – up and review
1. Make a free talk between T-S. What did you do yesterday? And what did your best friend do yesterday?
2. Write down the past tenses of the verbs that I show in CAI.
Purpose: this step is in order to review what the students have learnt in Unit 9.That way, I can lead them into the new lesson smoothly. I think It’s usual but pratical.
Step 2 Presentation
1. Learn the new words and expressions
a. lead—in: ask students some questions: Did you dream last night? What did you dream? Where did I go on vacation in my dream?
b. CAI shows many pictures of my dream,which are also the activities in 1a .
c. Ask students to read and spell the new phrases.
d. Do 1a. Match the activities with the pictures (a—g).
e. Play a guessing game: I will show some jigsaws of each picture and have the students to guess. I will praise the student who answers more quickly.
Purpose: I put the vocabulary learning into a dream in order to prompt them to find it very interesting to learn English.. students can match the vocabulary with the real things directly and master them easily.
Step 3 Listening practice
a. Tell the students to listen to the tape and number the people (1—5) in the picture.
b. Play the recorder for the first time, and then check the answers.
c. Play the recorder again, students imitate the conversations and fill in the blanks. Pay attention to their pronunciation and intonation.
Purpose: this is a basic and necessary step, which develops the students’ skills of listening, reading and writing.
Step 4 Pairwork
a. T—S: where did Tina go on vacation?
She went to the mountains.
b. Ask the students to practice in pairs as we 1c. Then they will come to the platform and click on the number to choose a picture and act it out randomly
Purpose: “Task-based”teaching method is used here to develop the students’ability of
communication and their ability of co-operation will be well trained. This step provides guided oral practice using the target language to consolidate the key structure and It can develop students’ skill of speaking and sense of language.
Have students pretent to be reporters to interview anyone they want to ask about their vacation.
Purpose: After learning 1a—1c, it’s time to extend what they learnt just now and give the students a free space to show their abilities. With the real situations, students will feel easy and successful during this part. By way of communication, the students will understand how to use the key structure better and consolidate the knowledge firmly.
Part XI Homework
Do a survey and write a report about the classmates’ vocation.
Purpose: I think homework is so important that the students can speak english as much as they can in class or after class.I set this step in order to practice students’ skills of listening, speaking and writing.