Урок английского языка в 8-м классе «Книга: печатная или электронная?»

Разделы: Иностранные языки

Тип урока: совершенствование речевых навыков


  1. познавательная: «печатная книга или электронная?»;
  2. развивающая: развитие познавательной и коммуникативной функции мышления, способностей осуществлять продуктивные речевые действия
  3. воспитательная: формирование потребности и способности понимать чужую точку зрения
  4. учебная: совершенствование речевых навыков.


  1. использовать материал разговорных текстов в речи
  2. обменяться мнениями с партнерами о достоинствах и недостатках печатных и электронных книг
  3. повторить употребление косвенной речи

Речевой материал: разговорные тексты-высказывания подростков Jane и Andy о печатных и электронных видах книг (приложение).

Формы работы: фронтальная, индивидуальная, групповая.

Оборудование: презентация, проектор.

УМК «Английский с удовольствием» / «Enjoy English» (8 класс), Биболетова М.З. и др.

Ход урока



Организационный момент (1 мин.)

Good morning, friends! Nice to see you. Sit down, please.

Who is absent today?


Фонетическая разминка (2 мин.)

Let’s read tongue twisters

If you understand, say "understand".
If you don't understand, say "don't understand".
but if you understand and say "don't understand".

how do I understand that you understand. Understand!?
I wish to wish the wish you wish to wish,
but if you wish the wish the witch wishes,
I won't wish the wish you wish to wish.

(Слайд 1)

Речевая разминка (2 мин.)


As you know the topic of the third unit was mass media, reading books. Look at the screen, please. Read and say what idea it expresses. What is this comics about? (Слайд 2)

Times are changing and progress doesn’t stand still.

The girl is talking about modern reading device – e-book.

What do you think we are going to talk about today? Yes you are right.And at the end of the lesson we will know which one is the winner

Трансформация материала разговорного текста и его комбинирование с усвоенным ранее (12 мин.)


Your homework was to read Jane’s and Andy’s opinion about books. Jane is a 14 years old girl. Could you tell me what her opinion about it is.(Слайд 4)

  1. Find in the story the sentences to prove the following ideas. If the statements are wrong correct them with the help of the opinion.
    1. Jane likes to spend her time going to noisy parties
    2. Jane thinks that turning pages over and holding the book in her hands are enjoyable
    3. Jane thinks that she is smart because she reads a lot
    4. Jane thinks that traditional books are good only because they are made from paper (Слайд 5)
  2. Find in the opinion the sentences that can help you to explain:
    1. why Jane likes traditional books
    2. why she doesn’t feel lonely
    3. how she likes to spend her time
    4. why she thinks that books written ages ago are interesting for people of her generation (Слайд 6)
  3. Search in the girl’s opinion for the phrases which would be the best continuation of the following statements
    1. Jane loved…
    2. Jane believes that…
    3. Books written ages ago are still…
    4. Books are still interesting because they give…(Слайд 7)
  4. Taking into consideration the girl’s opinion about reading traditional books, choose the best title to her story and explain your choice.
    • Traditional books are the best friends
    • traditional books are still popular
    • Traditional books make you smarter
    • Traditional books keep alive for us the knowledge of the past (Слайд 8)

Now let’s discuss Andy’s opinion about reading books First of all tell me please if it differs from Jane’s.(Слайд 9)

1. Find in the opinion the best statement to

Andy didn’t like reading because …

  • it was boring to sit for ours with a book
  • he used to play football with his friends
  • he couldn’t read

When his father bought him the first CD book …

  • he was upset
  • he was happy
  • the situation changed (Слайд 10)

Andy thinks that CD book is fantastic because…

  • turning the pages over you can see what’s happening in pictures, in colours and in action!
  • you should have a computer to read it
  • they are more expensive than printed books

Andy thinks that CD books will be much more popular with teenagers because

  • they are like computer games
  • you can see what’s happening in pictures
  • the Internet provides us with access to any library in the world (Слайд 11)

2. Try to explain:

  1. why he didn’t like reading when he was a little boy
  2. why the situation changed
  3. why he thinks that CD books are fantastic
  4. why he thinks that CD books will be much more popular with teenagers (Слайд 12)

Физкультминутка (2 мин.)

Now let’s have a rest and try to sound like the first spring rain. (Имитация звука дождя руками и ногами http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y0Vl4arLZpE ) (Слайд 13). Thanks for everyone. Let’s continue our lesson

Развитие умения высказываться (3 мин.)

So, now you know Jane’s and Andy’s opinion about printed and e-books. Could you find the advantages of printed books in Jane’s story?

Very nice answers. Thank you very much.

And now let’s count the advantages of books on CD which we can find in

Andy’s opinion.

Развитие навыков письменной речи

(6 мин.)

Ex. 38, p. 89 Write about the advantages and disadvantages of either printed books or books on CD. Give your reasons. Use the following guidelines: I believe/ I think…

In my opinion… have many advantages

On the other hand, ….

Finally, I can say that…

Совершенствование навыков грамматики (8 мин.)

Now it’s time to decide what kind of books you prefer. You should choose one of the corners, find a partner and ecxhange your ideas. I will give only one minute.

Lilay, tell me please what Alia said about printed books.

Alia, could you say to me why Lilay preferred printed books


Ex. 6, p. 92 Read the anecdotes. Change all phrases in direct speech into reported speech

Проверка домашнего задания (5 мин.)

Well, now we know what kind of books you prefer. And what about other people of your age, and people of elder generation? Your hometask was to carry out a survey. Are you ready to present your findings? Take the floor, please.

The pupils’ survey results

New to the world of electronic gadgets are electronic books, e-books. Many people wonder if the traditional book will go away and be replaced by an electronic reading version. Some don’t really understand the differences between traditional reading material and electronic reading material. (Слайд 14)

That is the reason why we decided to make this research, which aims were to know

  1. if teachers and pupils have an idea of e-books;
  2. if they prefer printed books or e-books;
  3. if they think that the traditional book will be replaced by e-books.

(Слайд 15)

We asked 28 teenagers and 28 teachers from our school and found out that all of them have an idea of what e-book is. (Слайд 16)

The next question was which format was preferred by these two groups of people.

The results are shown in the chart. As you can see, all people of the elder generation prefer printed books. While only 36% (per sent) of teenagers prefer printed books and 21% of them like to read digital format of books. (Слайд 17)

There are some differences between answers of these two groups for the last question. Look at the chart please. An equal percentage (46) of pupils and teachers think that both printed and electronic books will exist in the future. Compare: 28% (per sent) of teenagers believe that traditional books will go away and only 8% of teachers are of the same opinion. (Слайд 18)

Our findings show that e-books are much more popular with teenagers. Even if e-books have a lot of advantages over printed ones, they are still too new to the market to say that they are better than traditional books. We can conclude that there is a place for both of them.

Рефлексия (2 мин.)

Today we talked much about the advantages and disadvantages of two versions of books. What conclusion did we come to? Which kind of books is the winner?

Yes, you are right, we should be grateful that we have a book, and it doesn’t matter of what format it is. Because book is the world of thoughts and knowledge.

Домашнее задание (1 мин.)

Ex. 38, p89 Write about the advantages and disadvantages of two kinds of books.

Use the following guidelines.

  • I believe/ think that …
  • In my opinion… have many advantages.
  • On the other hand…
  • Finally, I can say that…

Выставление оценок (1 мин.)

I will give you…

Список литературы:

  1. Пассов Е. И. Урок иностранного языка – Ростов н/Д: Феникс; М: Глосса – пресс, 2010. – 640с. – (Настольная книга преподавателя иностранного языка)
  2. Биболетова М. З. и др. Английски  й язык: Книга для учителя к учебнику Английский с удовольствием/ Enjoy English для 8 кл. общеобраз. учрежд. – Обнинск: Титул, 2012.-56 с.


  1. http://ineasysteps.com/e-books-questionnaire/ (по состоянию на 01.01.2012)
  2. http://www.ehow.com/facts_6184365_electronic-vs_-printed-books.html (по состоянию на 01.01.2012)
  3. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y0Vl4arLZpE (по состоянию на 01.01.2012)