Unit 6 Meet the family
Look Ahead？I， I: Teaching aims:
1.Vocabulary : family relationships, people’s lives, ordinal
numbers, months of the year, Dates, birthdays, people’s appearance
2.Grammar: present simple tense, questions, adjectives position and order
3.Functions: describing family relationships, talking about jobs, talking about dates and birthdays, asking about and giving opinions of people and objects, describing people
4.Reading /writing: descriptions of people
5.Comparing cultures: family size, age of leaving home
II. Teaching process:
Part 1: Listen and write the names of Tom’s family from the name
Part 2: Answer the questions according the family tree(books shut)
Part 3: 1) Listen to the dialogue and estimate True or False(books shut)
2) Listen and repeat the dialogue (two or three times)
3) Act the dialogue (optional)
Part 4: Work in pairs. Student B is Kate’s husband, John. Ask and
Part 5: Ask and answer questions about Sally and her friend Lucy
Talk more about
1) The middle school in Britain: Comprehensive School ,Grammar School ,
Secondary Modern School)
2) The musical instruments: guitar, violin, piano, saxophone, flute, recorder, drum, trumpet, electronic keyboard
Part 6: Look at the picture and guess Bob’s age ,job and place
Part 7: Work in pairs: Student A and Student B ask and answer Bob and his girlfriend according to the materials in Books and in the
Part 8: (optional)
Part 9: Show them some examples and ask them estimate the kinds of the sentences (affirmative, negative or interrogative )
Part 10: Pronunciation. Listen to the sound and repeat them.
Part 12: Read the paragraph and ask some questions it.
Part 13: (Omission)
Part 1: 1) Introduce some new words : niece, nephew, cousin, father-
2) Draw the family tree on the blackboard and make sentences with the words of relationships
Part 2: Listen and repeat the dates
Part 3: Pronunciations
Part 4: Ask and answer about the birthdays in James’s family
Part 5-6: An activity : Find two people in your class with a birthday
in the same month or date.
Saying what you think
Part 1: Look at the photos and read what they say (focus on the adjectives)
Part 2: 1)Introduce them some more adjectives if necessary
2)Tell your partner about some of your relatives
Part 3: Look at four of her presents and read her opinion of them.
Part 4: (Omission)
Part 5: Ask and answer about the rest of Cathy’s presents
Part 1: Talk about the three people
Part 2: Stress and intonation: Listen and repeat
Part 3: Listen to the dialogue and estimate if Tariq is at the party according to Rosie’s description
Part 4: Listen to the rest of the conversation and name the other
three people at the party.
(They are Mike –Fiona’s brother, Sue—Tariq’s girlfriend , Tony—
Part 5: Pair work: Student A describes or ask some questions about one of the people at the party and has his partner guess who it is.
Part 6: Now ask and answer about people in your guess. Guess who they are.
Part 7: Read about Richard Gere and Cindy Crawford. Then ask questions according to the answers in the book.
Part 8: Ss write a note as the model to describe one of his classmates. Then read it in the front and have the others guess who
Part 1: Tell your partner something about your family. Answer the
Part 2: Look at the pictures of Shashi Ahluwalia’s family and their shop in London. Guess the answers to the questions in the book. Listening:
Part 3: Listen and choose the correct answer.
Part 4:Answer the questions
Part 5: Read the article and complete the graph
Part 6:Compare the family in Chinese with those in Britain Writing: A description
Progress check 2