Lesson type: Functional language/ listening.
To revise and provide controlled and freer practice of Present Simple including
constructions: to be fond of, to be interested in, to be into;
To identify hobby vocabulary.
Subsidiary aim: To develop listening comprehension (listening for specific information), speaking about hobbies, spelling different activities.
Personal aim: To reduce teacher language in whole class activities and provide more learner interaction.
Materials: Smart board, worksheets with the words square, text for listening activity, handouts for listening activity, pair-work cards for speaking activity, presentation “Famous people and their hobbies”, students’ personal collections.
1. Greet the students and introduce the topic. Tell them what they are going to do at
2. Say: Different people have different hobbies. What is a hobby? (Students suggest their answers).
3. Ask students to find the words in the words square and label the items. (Приложение 1)
4. Go through answers with the class.
1. Say: Collecting is considered to be the most popular hobby in the world. It can be real fun. Ask:
- What do people collect?
- What do we call a person who is fond of collecting?
- What is a thematic collection?
- What can you learn about collecting things?
1. Tell the children they are going to hear a text about the boy’s hobby and complete
the missing information.
2. Ask them to read the sentences they are going to complete before they listen.
1. Read the text to students and ask them to complete the sentences.
Text for listening activity
Nick collects computer games. He got his first computer game when he was 6. Now he’s got lots of them. He often plays computer games with his school friend. He talks about games with others. It helps to be part of a group. Nick feels happy when he moves up a higher level. He thinks the good point of playing computer games is that you can play on the internet with kids all over the world. He is really into games with action, adventures and cool cars. Playing most of them is almost like being in a movie because of great graphics.
2. Go through answers with the class.
1. Tell the children to work in pairs, ask and answer about the hobbies in the
pair-work card. (Приложение 2)
2. Say: Famous people have hobbies too. Look and say what they are interested in. (Приложение 3). Use the phrases on the board: to be interested in, to be into in, to be fond of.
Ask students to present their collections and speak about them in front of the class.
Ask some additional questions about the things students didn’t mention while speaking like:
- Where do you keep your collection?
- How many … do you have?
- What’s your favourite…?
- Where do you get …. for your collection?
- What is the first … in your collection?
End of the lesson:
1. Give students their homework: write about favourite activities in your family.
2. Make assessment.