Teaching Plan For Imitation
Background of designing
Imitation is a part of test in the oral English exam. The classes taught by the designer are art
classes of senior3 and most of the students will take part in the exam. So the class is designed
with a knowledge of English phonetics and the story from Good English.
1)knowledge of English phonetics: incomplete explosion, liaison and assimilation
3)useful expression: I’m feeling green.
1，Students will be able to develop their skill of imitation.
udents will be able to improve their speaking and listening skills. 2，St
1)Train the students to develop the spirit of competition, cooperation and perseverance..
2)Influence the students with the idea of saving.
Teaching Important Points
1.Students will be able to acquire the knowledge of English phonetics.
2.Students will be able to follow the steps of imitation to imitate more effectively.
Teaching Difficult Points
1.mark the stressed words , and the linking of sounds or words while listening .
2.Introduce the story in less than six sentences.
1.individual, pair or group work
3.communication between the teacher and students
a blackboard and a multi-media computer
Step 1: Greetings (1 minutes)
Step 2: Leading-in(3 minutes)
Play the video to show that children should learn a language by imitation and that imitation is a good and effective way to learn English well, because imitation is a part of test in the oral English exam.
So the students need a lot of practice.
Step 3: Pre-imitation (10 minutes)
To imitate effectively, get the students to learn a knowledge of English phonetics such as incomplete plosion,liaison and assimilation.
Step 4:while-imitation (15 minutes)
Steps of imitation(3 minutes)
1.Choose suitable materials
We’d better choose tapes or CDs recorded by native English speakers and short sentences at the beginning.
2.Read the sentences
3.Listen to the tape carefully, mark the stressed words and the linking of sounds or words.
4.Follow the tape or CD sentence by sentence several times, pay much attention to the pronunciation ,intonation and emotion.
5.Show what you’ve imitated.
1.Ask the students to introduce the story Cool Clive chosen from Good English in less than six sentences to get a better understanding of the story so as to imitate the intonation and emotion later.
2.Choose two parts to imitate individually and then in groups.
Step 5:Post-imitation ( 8 minutes)
1.Share the students products.
2.Lead the students to conclude that money does not grow on trees.
It’s not easy to earn money. Save money and use their money wisely.
Step 6: Summary(3 minutes)
1. the knowledge of English phonetics
2. steps of imitation
3. Encourage students to keep on practicing, they are sure to make great progress in English through imitation.
Step 7: Homework
1.Imitate the last part of the learning material.
2.Choose one of the following questions to answer.
1)Do you think Clive needs to buy the “cool” clothes?
2)Do you think Clive has a good mother?
3)Do you think Clive should accept the reward after saving the sinking bag?
No matter your answer is “Yes” or “No”, please give some reasons or examples to support your idea.
English phonetics: Steps of imitation Steps of imitation
Incomplete plosion, 1. Choose 1.
Liaison 2. Read
Assimilation 3. Listen and mark
trainers—the sports shoes
I’m feeling green.---I’m envy you very much.
A knowledge of English phonetics 1；Incomplete explosion(不完全爆破)
a bad cold look good a handbag a suitcase I don’t believe it. B. 当爆破音后紧跟着摩擦音或破擦音时(有轻微爆破，
It’s a very bad joke. Let’s have a good chat. The rich and the poor. C.当爆破音在鼻辅音和边辅音(舌侧音)前有轻微爆破，
I would like to have one. She came back after midnight.
2；词与词之间的连读！ liaison or the linking of sounds or words ，
In connected speech, English words belonging to the same sense group(意群) should be said in a united manner rather than pronounced separately as if they were isolated.
Often, the final consonant (辅音)of a word is united to the initial vowel(元音) of the next word in the same sense group.
far away an old lady half a year here and there Let me have a look at it.
In connected speech when a sound, under the influence of its neighbouring sounds, sounds more or less like its neighbour or becomes a different sound, this is called assimilation. 音的同化,就是一个音受到另一个音的影响或与另外一个音发生接触时所产生的第三个音(
I’m glad to meet you. Did you see him?
Introduce the story in less than six sentences
Clive didn’t have cool clothes such as the jeans, the t-shirts, the caps and the trainers like those of his friends` and he wanted to buy some. But his mother often said “Just be yourself. What
you wear doesn’t matter. ”or “Money doesn’t grow on trees you know; we don’t have money
to burn!” and so on. In order to buy the dreamed clothes, he got some part-time jobs to earn money. In the end, he got the cool clothes after saving a sinking bag which was quite important to a businessman.
Imitate the following sentences
1. And `oh `wow! I’m `feeling `green. They’re the `coolest `kids I’ve `ever `seen.
They’re `cool in `school and `cool in the `street `cool as `cool from `head to `feet.
2. I’m `going to `work with `Gaz from now on…
…You’re `too `little… …`too `slow… …And you `make `mistakes `LOOK---
`Excuse me! I `didn’t order this!
`I `want `my `comic!
`OY! `Where’s my `BIKERS `WORLD? `See you `around!