Aims of the lesson: the formation of
skills of speaking, to tell about the health problem to the doctor, using
conditional sentences, give advice on how to treat the disease (structure: If
you have flu, you should ... ...).
The objectives of the lesson : to repeat
the names of diseases, use of new vocabulary speech denoting a treatment, to
develop reading skills to understand the core content and detail, to develop
listening skills, to hear the necessary information to develop the ability to
ask for advice and give advice, to develop the ability to express opinion, to
develop ability to use spreadsheets in the quest, and complete tables and card
of the doctor, trained in using of speech time, Present Perfect, develop the
ability to engage in dialogue.
Educational objectives: to raise a polite
communication skills, ability to come to the aid of a friend, if he has health
problems. The ability to work in pairs in the team, cooperate by helping each
Technology: individual, pair and group
work, role play "At the doctor," the use of energy saving
Equipment: audio material for the
presentation-drugs (bandage, plaster, raspberry jam, honey, herbs, cranberry
jam, onion, garlic). textbook
At the desks of students with cards,
"At the doctor" cards for the exercises, cards with new vocabulary
Teacher: Good afternoon, children. Glad to
see you again. I think you are fine today. Yesterday we spoke about different
illnesses. Let’s revise. What illnesses do you know?
Pupils’ answers: a cold, flu, a cough, a
headache, toothache, a burn, a sore throat, a broken arm, a broken leg.
Teacher:Thank you. Today we’ll talk about
how to treat them, what you should do to feel better. I am not a teacher today.
I’m a doctor. My name is Mrs. Herb. And I’ll give you some advice how to be
healthy. There are a lot of different remedies.
Teacher: This is bandage. It’s for a
broken arm or leg. If you have a broken arm or leg you should put bandage on
it. All together –bandage.
Teacher: This is plaster. It’s for a cut.
If you have a cut, you should put a plaster on it.
The pupils repeat in chorus: - plaster.
T: This is baking soda. It’s for a sore
T: This is raspberry jam. It’s delicious.
I like it. Yummy, yummy. It’s for a cold or flu. If you have got a temperature.
P: -raspberry, raspberry jam.
T:These are cranberries. You can make jam
of cranberries. It’s good if you have got a temperature.
P:– cranberries, cranberry jam.
T: This is herb. You can make herbal tea
and drink it if you have a sore throat, a cold, flu.
P:– herb, herbal tea.
T: Do you remember these things? (shows.)
Onion, garlic, honey. Let’s pronounce them together. They are good if you have
a cold, flu, a sore throat.
T:Now I’d like you to work in teams. Form
five teams. Do it quicker, please.
On your tables there are new words and their
transcription. Please, match the words to the transcription. Who is the first
is the winner. Raise your hands if you are ready.
T: Well done. Thank you. You are winners.
Now tell me, please, which remedy is good for which illness. Do as in the
example. Fill in the blanks. Make as many sentences as you can.
jam and drinks
Pupils make their own sentences: Baking
soda is good for a sore throat. Etc.
T: Well done. Thank you, children.
Now, please, give advice to your friend if
he/she/ has got any problem with his/her/ health.
Match the problem with the treatment.
you ‘ve got flu
you’ve got a cold
you’ve got a cough
you’ve got a burn
you’ve got a cut
you’ve got toothache
you’ve got a sore throat
you’ve cut your finger
you’ve burnt your arm
you’ve broken your leg
you’ve broken your arm
in bed and keep warm
hot milk with baking soda and honey
tablets and drink much water
your tooth out
a plaster on it
a bandage on it
your finger under cold water
hot herbal tea
tea with raspberry jam
onion and garlic
tea with cranberry jam
ice-cream and drink cold water
T: Thank you. Well done. You remember,
children, I’m Mrs. Herb I have written a book, in this book I give advice how
to get better if you have health problems. Please, open your books at page 88
ex. 2a and read some paragraphs from my book and fill in the table. In each
part of the text find a health problem and treatment. .Work in groups. Each
group read only 3 texts.
Group 1-texts-a,b,c. Group 2-d,e,f . Group
3-a,b,c. Group 4-d,e,f.
Problem: If you have…..,
Treatment: you should….
T: Now, children, answer what advise Mrs.
Herb gives you if you have health problems. Answer using the table:f.e. If you
have a cold you should keep warm and drink a lot of tea with lemon. Etc.
Teacher: Thanks for your answers. Let’s
have a short break. Exercise a little. Stand up, head and shoulders, knees and
toes, knees and toes, knees and toes. Arms and legs and eyes and nose , eyes
and nose, eyes and nose. Thank you. Sit down, please.
Teacher: Listen to what advice American
children give you, if you have flu.
Complete the chart.
you have flu, you should
Pupils listen to the advice of American
children, and enter the answers into the table.
T: Now answer, please, what advice
American children give you if you have flu.
Pupils: If you have flu, eat fruit and
dress warmly. If you have flu, keep your neck, chest and feet nice and warm.
T: Please, tell me what advice was new,
strange for you.
P: I think -to listen to quiet music, to
eat mushroom soup.
The dialogue:” At the doctor’s ”
T:Now, children, imagine that some of you
have a health problem and you go to a doctor for advice. So work in pairs. Make
up short dialogues “At the doctor’s”. Then аct
out your dialogues. Use the information you have learnt in the lesson. I’ll
give you 5 minutes to prepare your dialogues.
Pupil A is a patient. Tell the doctor
about your problem and get his(her) advice.
Pupil B is a doctor. Listen to the patient’s
problems, give him(her) advice and fill in the patient’s card.
Pupils work in pairs.Dialogues:
T: Whose dialogue was the best one? If the
dialogue was very good, raise red cards. If it was good, raise green cards, if
it was not good, raise yellow cards.
P:I think dialogue 1 was the best. As for
me dialogue 2 was good. I think dialogue 3 was not good. Etc.
Conclusion of the lesson
T: Thank you. The most active pupils get
“5”. They are……(their names).
The less active get “4”. They are….(their
names). Who didn’t work hard get “3”.
Write down your home task, please. It is
on the blackboard. ex.4, page 89. Make a poster. There is an example how to do
it. Write advice how to treat flu. Use different pictures of food from
magazines or just draw them. Use ex. 2a and 3a to help you.
Is everything clear? If yes, good-bye, see
you on Tuesday.
Next time we’ll talk about how to keep
your pets fit and healthy.
The 7 th grade Theme: Keep fit and healthy
Teacher: This is bandage. It’s for a broken arm or leg
Plaster Raspberry jam Honey
T: Now, children, answer what advise
Pupil B is a doctor. Listen to the patient’s problems, give him(her) advice and fill in the patient’s card