Unit 11 Could you please clean your room?
Period 4 Writing,Listening and Speaking
Make polite requests；Ask for permission Functions
Could for polite request, Could for permission, Structures
Make versus do
—Could you take out the trash? —Sure. Target
—Could I borrow the car? —Sorry, but I need it. I language
have to go to a meeting.
—I have to make the bed and do the laundry.
do the chores, do the dishes, sweep the floor, take Vocabulary
out the trash, fold the clothes, clean the living
room, do the laundry, wash the car
buy some drinks, borrow some money, invite your
friends, teenager, hate
take care of, feed Teaching steps
Step1 Warming up by asking and answering
Hello, boys and girls! These days we are learning how to make
requests and how to ask for permissions. Then what do
teenagers usually ask their parents to do? What do their parents
usually ask their teenagers to do? Now think and make a list of
what they do.
1a Reading and writing
On page 68 you will see eight phrases. Read them and write
“parents” next to the things parents usually ask their teenagers to
do. Write “teenagers” next to the things teenagers usually ask
their parents to do.
Things Teenagers or parents
1. buy some drinks and snacks Teenagers 2. borrow some money Teenagers 3. clean your room Parents 4. invite my friends to a party Teenagers 5. go to the store Parents 6. use your CD player Parents 7. take out the trash Parents 8. make your bed Parents Step2 1b Pairing and role playing Now work in pairs to make dialogues using “Could you …?” or
“Could I …?” between you and your parent.
Step3 2a Listening and checking
Listen to the tape! Please check the things in 1a that you hear. .
Step4 2b Listening and writing
The conversation is between Sandy and her mom. Listen again
and write in the chart the things that Sandy’s mom is going to
do, that sandy is going to do and that Sandy and Dave are going
Sandy’s mom buy drinks and snacks
Sandy invite my friends, borrow some money, clean
her room, use the CD player Sandy and move the good chairs, clean the living room Dave
Now go to page 90 to read this conversation. While reading try
to find all the sentences with could used for polite request and
for permission. Try to cut/ the sentence into thought groups,
study all the predicates, circle all the linking words and
underline all the expressions. That’s grammar study, indeed. Underline and copy all the useful expressions your notebook.
Useful expressions from the conversation invite …to a party, on Saturday, sound like fun, borrow some
money, buy some drinks and snacks, go to the store, buy … for …, clean one’s room, clean …again for …, at the party, use one’s CD player, be careful with …, do …before the party, move …to the bedroom, clean the living room, come early on Saturday
Now read the text again to turn it into a conversation.
Step5 2c PAIRWORK
You are having a party. Now in pairs ask your partner to help you
with your party. The one who asks the most questions is the winner!
A: Could you take out the trash. B: Yes, sure. A: Could you buy me some gifts for my friends? B: Yes, sure. A: Could you do the cooking for me? B: Yes, sure. A: Could you do the cooking for me? B: Yes, sure. A: Could you buy drinks and snacks for me? B: Yes, sure. A: Could you do the dishes for me? B: Yes, sure. A: Could you clean the living room for me? B: Yes, sure. A: Could you open the door for me? B: Yes, sure. Homework
1.Read the listening information.
2. Make up a dialague about