Aims of the lesson to revise the words we have started to learn to get acquainted with the traditions of English people when they celebrate Christmas to compare them with our traditions to develop listening skills to develop speech skills to train our memory
Let’s define what is Christmas and revise the words’ spelling Christmas is … C _ _ _ s _ _ _ s T _ _ _ C _ _ _ l _ _
Christmas is … S_ _ _ _ C _ _ _ s P _ _ s _ _ _ s
Christmas is … F _ _ _ P _ _ _ c _ S _ o_ k _ _ _ s
Christmas is … T _ _ k _ _ P _ d _ _ _ _
Match the two columns to make word-combinations: decorate carols make Santa Claus play snowman believe in snowballs celebrate a Christmas tree hang crackers send Christmas pull stockings sing Christmas cards
Read the sentences. Are the sentences about Britain or Belarus? People usually celebrate Christmas. They decorate a Christmas tree. They hang ornaments, tinsel and lights on the tree. They put an angel on the top of the tree. They send Christmas cards. They sing Christmas carols. They pull crackers at Christmas. Children hang Christmas stockings by the fireplace. Santa Claus puts presents into Christmas stockings. Farther Frost puts presents under the tree.
The letter from Santa Claus Dear ….! ….. is coming! Did you decorate your Christmas … at the weekends? I always visit the children in …, Scotland and Wales. They usually decorate their houses with … and … . In the evening they have a fantastic Christmas … with traditional roast turkey and Christmas … . I give children fantastic presents. I always put them into the … that usually hang by the … .My … help me to make all toys in my home in … . Wait for me, I have interesting presents for you. Love, Santa. pudding candles stockings trees Finland Christmas New Year chimneys England friends guests lights dinner elves
Listen to an English boy how he usually celebrates Christmas
Answer the questions on the boy’s story When is Christmas celebrated? What do people send each other during winter holidays? How do people decorate their houses? Where do people put the presents? What is traditional Christmas food?
And now let’s have a little warming up, sing a funny song and do some exercises.
Project: “Christmas Traditions in Britain and Belarus” Plan: 1. Date: When is it celebrated? 2. Decoration: How do people decorate their houses? 3. Person: Who brings presents? 4. Place: Where does the magic person live? 5. Helpers: Who helps him? 6. Presents: Where does he put the presents? 7. The top of the tree: What is there on the top of the Christmas tree?
Quiz Choose the correct answer
Join the dots. What can you see?
Reflection: Answer the questions: 1.During the lesson I was ... active/ passive 2.The lesson was ... interesting/ boring easy/ difficult long/ short 3.My mood became ... better/ worse 4. I’ve learnt ... the new words/ new information/ different exercises
Write down the Christmas cards for your parents, brothers and sisters Dear, ... . Merry Christmas! A very special greeting Before the season ends. Not just because it’s Christmas. But more ... because we’re friends. Best wishes! Love, ... .
Home Task: p. 50-51 revise the words for dictations p. 58-59 read and translate “The History of Cartoons” Thank you for the lesson!