Lesson 1 Adventure Holidays
1. To talk about the adventure in the Himalayas
2. To understand the text
3. To identify paragraph topics in a reading text
4. To distinguish between and use adverbs and adjectives
Teaching main points:
1. To develop the students’ reading ability
2. To use the adv. and adj.
Teaching aids: CAI
Step1. Warming up
Ask students how they spend their holidays? What will they do during the holiday?
And then lead in the topic of adventure in Himalayas.
Study the difficult words before students read the text, because this text is not easy for students to understand.
Task1. First reading
Read through the topics with the class.
Ask students to read the first para. and decide the topic/
Students then continue working individually, reading the text and matching the para. and topics.
When checking answers, draw students’ attention to the importance of the first sentence in a paragraph, which usually introduces the main topic of that para.
Task2. Second reading
Read the text again and answer the questions.
Draw students’ attention to the instruction to answer the questions in their own words.
Students can work in pairs, discussing and writing the answers.
Check students’ answer by having several students read out their answers to each question.
Analyze the important question
Task3. Read the text and find out the following words and expressions
Step4. Language points
In this step, we are going to learn the important words and sentence patterns in the text.
Adverbial and adjective