Teaching Aims and Demands
Words and Phrases
Four Skills: stomach fever ought ought to examine plenty plenty of diet keep up with make a right choice short of fit gain now and then
Three Skills: energy soft bar fuel chemical balance tasty boil mixture
In the clinic / seeing a doctor:
What’s wrong with you?/What’s the matter with you?
Lie down and let me examine you.
Let me have a look.
Where does it hurt?
Drink plenty of water and get some rest.
I’ve got a pain here. This place hurts.
There’s something wrong with back/my knee/my arm.
I don’t feel well.
Use of Language:
1. Master the function use of language as defined above.
2. Help the students to finish the tasks of listening, reading, writing, speaking presented in the book and the exercise book through using what the students have learned.
Learn the text about healthy eating. Get the students know about the basic knowledge of how to eat healthily.
1. Talk about different kinds of food that one favorites.
2. learn the basic knowledge of healthy eating.
3. learn how to say in the clinic.
4. Grasp the language points and grammar in the text.
Difficult points: The use of modal verbs --- had better, should and ought to.
Teaching aids: computer or slider-projector
Way of Teaching: Communication way of teaching, discussion and group work.
Step 1 Warming-Up
First show the students some pictures of dishes and so to introduce the topic of this unit.
And then show the pictures on their text books and let them to decide what is junk food and what is not.
Here the students may have a short ask and answer in pairs to themselves more engaged in the topic.
Step 2 Listening
Let the students listen to the tape and be prepared to answer the questions below.
Step 3 Speaking
Show the students the three situations as on P2. Then ask the students to prepared a dialogue according to the examples in pairs. Ask several pairs of students to present their dialogue
After that list the useful expressions in their dialogue.
Step 4 Homework
Prepare for the next class.
Collect some menus if possible for the next class.
Step 1 Introduction
Using the questions on P3 to introduce the new text.
Step 2 Fast-reading
1.What does the “fuel ” mean in the first paragraph?
(It means different kinds of materials, such as protein, Calcium that we need to keep healthy.)
2.What do we have to consider when we choose to buy or eat?
(What kinds of nutrients that the food contain.)
3.What made our eating habit changing?
(Many things: what people believe, advice from companies and stores.)
4. How can we feel and look fine?
(We ought to learn about our body and the fuel it needs to keep fit.)
Explain the language points if necessary.
Step 3 Carefully-reading
How many parts can be divided into?
What’s the main idea of each part?
(1.our eating habits are changing. 2.why the eating habits are changing 3.the best way to develop healthy eating habits.)
Step 4 Talking
Ask the students to take out their menus and read them carefully. Then prepare a dialogue that may happen between a customer and a waiter/waitress.
Step 5 Homework
Finish the exercise --- Vocabulary on P5. and P72-73
Step 1 Revision
Check the homework.
Step 2 Grammar
First present the students the modal sentences with Modal Verbs and ask the students to make some sentences with them.
Step 3 Consolidation
(1) Finish the exercise on P5 and on P74
(2)Take out a piece of paper with the column “Ask ###” in order to make the students understand when you are giving advice it is better to use some sentences with had better (not), and ought(not) to, should(not). Then read a passage as an example and afterwards list the points you have to pay attention to when you give advice.
1.give advice that will really help the person.
2. be polite and sincere
at last get the students to finish the following practice.
Step 4 Homework
Finish the exercise 3 on P74 in the students’ workbook.
Step 1 Revision
Let some students read their reply to the letters on P74.
Step 2 Reading
Read the text on P6 and then get the students to find the main idea of it (Snacks is also important . we need to learn something about snacks and the way to prepare it.)
Step 3 Writing
Ask the students to work in pairs to write the recipe for their favourite dish.
We may first give the tips on P7 as a guide.
Step 4 Discussion
First ask the students to read the passage on P75 and then give the following questions as the topic for the students to talk: What is a couch potato?
What does one have to pay special attention to in order to keep healthy? (food and exercise etc.)
Step 5 Homework
Do a general survey in order to learn about the differences between people’s eating habits and try to find which is healthier.