Giáo án Tiếng Anh 8 (Unit13-Unit16)

P: 24/3/2007
T: 82/32007
Period 67:
Unit 13: festivals
Lesson 3 : Read
* Aims:
To help SS to read for details about Christmas.
By the end of this lesson, ss will be able to Practice reading to get some
knowledge about Christmas
Extra board, pictures.
*ways of working:
Teams, pairs, individuals.
Warm up and revision
Guessing game
T: Give some clues:
1. This’s the biggest festival in western countries
2. People often decorate a tree and exchange best wishes by giving cards to each
3. It’s on December 25
Ss: Guess
Answer key: Christmas ( with a picture)
PRE reading
1. Preteach
T: Asks ss to name out the important symbols at Christmas
Ss: Name out (maybe in Vietnamese or English)
- (a)Christmas carol: bµi th¸nh ca Gi¸ng Sinh(situa)
- Santa Claus = Father Christmas: «ng giµ N«el (pict)
- (to) spread: lan réng(situa)
- jolly (adj): vui nhén = cheerful (syn)
- (a) poem: bµi th¬
- (the) description : sù m« t¶
What and where
2. Prediction (Answer key)
Ss: Guess the place of origin
Christmas The place of origin Date
1.TheChrismas Tree Riga Early (1500s)
2.TheChrismasCard England Mid– 19
3.ChrismasCarol No information 800 years ago
4. Santa Claus USA 1823
WHILE reading
1.Read and check the predictions
Ss: Read silently and check (the table above)
T: Tell me which event appearing first ? Please order them
Ss: 1. Christmas Carol 2. Christmas Tree 3. Santa Claus
4. Christmas Card
2. Rub out and Remember the table
T: Look at the grid again. Do you remember it ?
Ss: Close their book and note book
T: Rub out some information
Ss: Speak out and write down
Ss: Speak basing on the grid and make the sentences
Example: Christmas tree appeared first in Riga in early 1500s
Ss: One by one speak
3. Lucky number
1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8
1. How long ago did the Christmas Tree come to the USA ? (1800)
2. LN
3. Why did the Englishman have someone design a card ?
(Because he wanted to send Christmas greeting to his friends)
4.When were Christmas songs first performed ? (800 years ago)
5. LN
6. Who wrote the poem a visit from Saint Nicholas ?
(Clement Clarke Moore, an American professor)
8. What is Santa Claus based on ? (the description of Saint of Nicholas)
POST reading
T: Gives more information about Christmas (Vietnamese)
1. Santa Claus :
a. Appearance:
ông già Nôel mặc quần áo đỏ, viền lông thú, râu trắng xoá, sau lng mang một túi
quà. Ngồi trên xe trợt tuyết có 8 con tuần lộc kéo phi ào ào qua các mái nhà. ông
vào nhà qua đpờng ống khói
b. Santa Clauses Home:
- Phần Lan: Sống trong nhà gỗ ở Rovaniemi, ông chụp ảnh chung với trẻ con và
khách du lịch ây dựng văn phòng ông già Nôel
1998: Xây dựng Santa park trong núi Syvasenvaara (S: 6000 m
, 1000 ngời)
Ss: Repeat all the new words
Remind the content: Christmas Information
- Learn by heart new words
- Write a passage about Christmas.
P: 27/3/2007
T: 30/3/2007
Period 83:
Unit 13: festivals
Lesson 4 : Write
* Aims:
To help SS to practice in writing a report.
By the end of this lesson, ss will be Practice writing a report on a festival
Extra board, pictures.
*ways of working:
Teams, pairs, individuals.
Warm up and revision
T: How many are there in this picture ? Ss: 7 people
T: What are they doing ?
Ss: They are cooking rice
T: Name all the things in the picture please
Ss: Rice, rice cooking, fan, bamboo, fire, water .…
T: Tell me again rice cooking festival
How many competitions does rice cooking festival?
What do people do in each competition ?
PRE writing
* Write 1. P127
T: Look at this. What’s this ?
Ss: It’s a report
T: Whose report ? Ss: Pham Phuong Linh
T: What does the report talk about ?
Ss: The rice cooking festival
T: Have you learnt it ? Ss: Yes, we have
T: Which part ? Ss: Listen and read
T: What’s difference between Lesson 1 and lesson 4 ?
Ss: Lesson 1 : a dialogue Lesson 2: a report
T: Remember lesson 1’s information and fill the report
T: Divides class into 2 teams
Answer key:
1. rice cooking 2. one 3. water fetching 4. run 5. water
6. traditional 7. bamboo 8. six 9. separate 10. added
WHILE writing
Ss: in groups discuss the information of the report in common
Ss: Find out : name – place – length – activities – participants – feelings
Ss: In pair ask and answer write 2 P. 127
T: name out some famous festivals please
Ss: a school festival, a flower festival, Hoi Lim festival, Mid – Autumn festival .…
Ss: Discuss the Mid – autumn festival
POST writing
The suggested report (P 162 – Green book)
This report shows how the Mid – Autumn festival was held in my neighborhood.
The Mid – autumn festival was held on the 15
of August (according to Lunar
Calendar). This festival was specially organized for children.
It was held in the yard of the Cultural House in my village. The main festival lasted
for about three hours when the moon is at its fullest. During the festival, children
took part in various activities like : singing and shouting, wearing masks, parading
on the roads and banging the drums
Besides, children ate a very special cake called Moon Cakes. They are filled with
lotus seed, orange peel., ground bean and sometimes egg and pork fat for flavor
Children went on playing traditional games until mid night
I think this festival is a very special occasion for Vietnamese people and especially
for children to play and enjoy of kinds of activities. Moreover, children would
understand more about Vietnamese traditional
Ss: Remind the content : Write a report about a festival (rice cooking festival and
Mid - Autumn
Write a report about a festival you like most.
P: 29/3/2007
T: 2/4/2007
Period 84:
Unit 13: festivals
Lesson 5 : Language focus
* Aims:
To help SS to practice in reporting what was said and further practice in using the
passive forms.
By the end of this lesson ss will be able to Practice passive form, compound
words and reported speech
Extra board, pictures.
*ways of working:
Teams, pairs, individuals.
Warm up and revision
Ss: Write down the past participles of the verbs
(to) make -> made
(to) put (to) perform
(to) hold (to) award
(to) decorate (to) write
T: Divides class into 2 teams to write
I. Language focus 1. P128
T: What do we have to do in this exercise ?
Ss: We have to complete the sentences
T: What tenses do we use ?
Ss: Past, present and future
T: What about the forms of the verbs ?
Ss: Passive forms: Speak out and write down
Answer key: a) were performed b) was decorated and put
c) is made d) will be held e) was awarded f) was written
II. Language focus 2. P128
T: Name out the verbs in the box please
T: How many people are there in this conversation?
Ss: 2 people – Hanh and Mrs Thanh, her mother
T: Hanh and her mother have just got home from the market.
Something happened in the kitchen
Complete the conversation, use the verbs in the box
Ss: Fill the verbs (passive form)
Answer key:
1. jumbled 2. broken 3. broken 4. scattered 5. pulled
T: Call 2 ss to play the roles
Iii. Language focus 3. P130
T: Do you remember compound noun ?
Example: rice cooking contest
T: Look at exercise 3 a.
It’s a contest in which participants have to make a fire
T: What can we say in another way ?
Ss: It’s a fire making contest
Ss: Do b-> f (speak and write)
Answer key:
b. It’s a bull – fighting festival
c. The United States has a big car making industry
d. Last week Tran Hung Dao school held a flower arranging contest
e. Vietnam is a rice exporting country
f. This is a cloth- washing machine
iV. Language focus 4 . P130 (Reported speech –
T: Look at this picture. This’s Mrs Thu and here is a plumber
They are speaking together
What do we have to do now ?
Ss: We have to report what the man told Mrs Thu
* Word cues:
a) “I’m a plumber”
b) “I can fix the faucets”
c) “The pipes are broken”
d) “New pipes are very expensive”
e) “You must pay me now”
T: Models a sentence:
He said he was a plumber
• Form: S + said + S + V(past)
• Use: Report other speech / statement (s)
• Note: - tense: turn back to past
- pronoun – possessive pronoun (I / my – S; You / your – O)
- Some adjectives and adverbs of time and place
This – that Today – that day
These – those Yesterday – the day before / the previous
Here – there Tomorrow – the day after / the following day
Now – then Next week – the week after / the following week
Ago – before Last week – the week before / the previous day
Ss: Repeat all
T: Rub out and remember
Ss: In pairs S1: Direct sentence – statement (Maybe 2 teams)
S2: Indirect one
Ss: Remind the content: passive form, compound nouns, reported
- Learn by heart adjs and advs of time and place in reported speech
- Consider language focus 1 – 4
- Make 5 example : direct speech – indirect one
- Do exercise 3, 4, 6. unit 13 (99 – 102) - MLH
P: 1/4/2007
T: 3/4/2007
Period 85:
Unit 14: wonders of the world
Lesson 1 : Getting started+ Listen and read
* Aims:
To help SS to reading for specific information.
By the end of this lesson, ss will be able to get acquainted with some famous
world landmarks and Practice the dialogue to seek about a language game to
complete a summary
Extra board, pictures.
*ways of working:
Teams, pairs, individuals.
Warm up and revision
(getting started)
* Name out some famous landmarks (big pictures)
Ss: Speak out their names
* Match the names to the correct pictures
Picture a: The Pyramids
b: Sydney Opera House
c: Stonehenge
PRE reading
1. Preteach:
- (to) sound: nghe cã vÎ (exam)
- (a) clue: ®Çu mèi (situa)
- Asia: ch©u ¸
Rub out and remember
2. Prediction
T: You will listen to the tape. It talks about a language game
Can you guess it ?
Ss: Guess
T: Opens the tape
Ss: Listen and find out the game: Guessing game
3. Ordering:
T: How to play the guessing game. Let’s order
1. B asks questions to find out who or what is
2. A thinks of a famous person or place
3. B wins if he / she can guess the correct answer
4. A gives B a clue
5. B loses if she / he can’t guess the correct answer
6. A can only answer “yes” or “No”
Ss: Guess
WHILE reading
1. Read and check ordering
Ss: Open their book to read and check
Answer key : 2 – 4 – 1 – 6 – 3 – 5
2. Practice reading the dialogue
T: Calls 3 students in each group to read the dialogue
Ss: Listen and remark
3. Fill in the gaps
Ss: Read the dialogue again and complete the summary(2. P132)
Ss: Share their result with their friends
Answer key: 1. game 2. place 3. clue 4. Viet Nam
5. America 6. Golden 7. right 8. was
Ss: Read the full summary
4. Grammar awareness:
T: Does Nhi know how to play a guessing game ?
Ss: At first, she doesn’t know how to play it
T: Writes down the model sentence:
She doesn’t know how to play it
• Form: S + V + wh words + to V
• Use: Reduce form of an indirect question
Ss: Make more examples
POST reading
Guessing game:
T: Gives some pictures of famous places in Viet Nam
(the pictures are turned back to ss)
Ss: Practice “Yes” / “No” questions
Example: clue: It’s in Viet Nam
Question: It it in the North ? South ?
(Ha Long Bay)
Ss: Repeat all the new words
Remind the content: Know more about guessing game and some landmarks
- Learn by heart new words
- Read the dialogue again
- Do exercise 3. P109 (MLH)
- Prepare Speak.
P: 3/4/2007
T: 6/42007
Period 86:
Unit 14: wonders of the world
Lesson 2: Speak
* Aims:
To help SS to practice in asking and answering questions about places and how to
report them.
By the end of this lesson, ss will be able to Practice Yes / No questions about
some famous places and make ss get acquainted with indirect speech with Yes / No
questions and if / whether
Extra board, pictures.
*ways of working:
Teams, pairs, individuals.
Warm up and revision
T: Divides cass into 2 teams
Ss: Close their book
/ /
_ Famous places _

Great Wall of China
PRE speaking
Lucky number:
1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12
T: Gives some pictures of famous places
Ss: Name out (a list of 10 famous places)
T: Give the poster (Luck number)
1. Is Phong Nha cave in Southern Viet Nam ? (Northern Viet Nam)
2. Is Petronas Twin Towers the tallest building in the world ?
3. LN
4.Is the Great Barrier Reef a world Heritage Site ?
5.Is the Great Wall of China the longest structure in the world ?
6.Is Empire State Building USA in California ? ( in New York)
7. LN
8. Does Hue citadel have Ngo Mon Gate ?
9. Is Halong a world Heritage Site ?
10.Is Eiffel Tower higher than the State of Liberty ?
11. Is Mount Everest the highest mountain in the world ?
12. Is Big Ben in New York city ? (London)
Ss: 2 teams in pairs
WHILE speaking: Grammar drill – indirect sentences
1. Dialogue build:
Huyen: What did Mai asked Thao ?
Thu: Mai asked Thao Phong Nha cave was in Southern Viet nam
Huyen: How did Thao answer ?
Thu: Thao said that it wasn’t. It was in Norhtern Viet Nam
T: Asks one student to write the names of asker and answer on the board (Lucky
number) -> change direct into indirect speech (dialogue)
Ss: Find out the form
* Form: S + asked + O + if / whether + S + V (past)
*Use: Change direct into indirect speech – Yes / No questions
2. Practice:
Ss: Practice in pairs basing on the model dialogue and the poster
Then come to the board to write down
T & ss check together
POST speaking
Free talk:
S1: Gives her / his own question : Yes / No
S2: Answers freely
S3: Reports s1’s question
S4: Reports s2 ‘s answer
Ss: Remind the content: Yes / No questions and indirect speech
- Learn by heart the form
- Do exercise 5. P180. (MLH)
- Make 3 examples.
P: 3/4/2007
T: 9/42007
Period 87:
Unit 14: wonders of the world
Lesson 3: Listen
A. Aims and objects :
By the end of this lesson, ss will be able to Practice listening to find out the
mistakes in the advertisement and correct them
B. Skills: Listening, speaking
C. Teaching aids: Pictures, tape
D. Teaching procedure:
I. Warm up and revision
Free talk: Game: Who say Yes / No questions
S1: Do you like music, Lan?
S2: Mai asked me if / whether I liked music.
I said I did
IPRE listening
1. Preteach
- (a) jungle: rừng rậm (syn)
- crystal clear(adj): trong nh pha lê (exam)
- coral Sea: biển san hô (pict)
- snorkel: bơi lặn có sử dụng ống thở (situa)
- Pacific ocean: Thái Bình Dơng (situa)
- (an) inn: nhà trọ (situa)
2. Pre questions:
T: Whats it ? Ss: Its an advertisement
T: What do we have to now ?
Ss: We have to read this advertisement first then find out 5 mistakes in it and
correct them
T: Now, Lets read it silently
IWHILE listening Checking
T: Turns on the tape twice
Ss: Listen and write down the mistakes
Answer key:
1. Southern -> far north
2. Inn-> hotel
3. jungle -> rainforest
4. Coral Sea -> Pacific Ocean
5. 077 6824 3927 -> 077 6924 3927
Ss: Listen the last time to check again
IV. Post listening
T: Calls ss to read the advertisement again after correcting the mistakes
Ss: Translate it into Vietnamese
T: Rubs out the dialogue
Ss: Remember and chorally
T: Asks ss to retell
E. Consolidation
Ss: Repeat all the new words
Remind the content: Listen and correct the mistakes of an advertisement
F. Homework
- Learn by heart new words
- Do the same advertisement about some places
P: 3/4/2007
T: 10/42007
Period 88:
Unit 14: wonders of the world
Lesson 4: Read
A. Aims and objects :
By the end of this lesson, ss will be able to Practice reading to know more about
wonder of the world
B. Skills: Reading, speaking, writing
C. Teaching aids: Posters, pictures
D. Teaching procedure:
I. Warm up and revision
Guessing game:
T: Gives 5 – 7 questions. Each question has 3 events
Ss: In groups (if the group which answers at the first event will gets 30 marks –
the second: 20 marks - the third: 10 marks)
clue: It’s 4500 miles long
clue: It’s only manmade thing that can be seen from the space
clue: It’s in China
(Great Wall of China)
IPRE reading
1. Preteach:
- ancient (adj): cæ ®¹i (exam)
- Ancient Greece: Hy L¹p cæ ®¹i (exam)
- (to) compile: biªn tËp (situa)
- Hanging garden of Babylon: Vên Treo BaBylon (picture)
- Statue of Zeus : Tîng ThÇn Dít (exam)
- Buddhist religious center: Trung t©m phËtgi¸o (situa)
- Royal capital city: Kinh thµnh (situa)
Game: Matching
2. Name out the wonders of the world you know
Ss: Close their book and name out
IWHILE reading:
1. Make the list of the wonders of the world which ancient Greeks found from the
Ss: Read the text silently and share their result with their partners
Answer key:
- The Hanging Gardens of Babylon
- The Statue of Zeus in Greece
- The pyramid of Cheops in Egypt
2. Make the list of the wonders of the world which ancient Greeks knew nothing
Ss: Find out and write
- The Great Wall of China
- The Taj Mahal in India
- Angkor Watt in Cambodia
3.Choose the best answer (Lucky number) – Read .p134
1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8
1. LN
2. The only surviving wonder on Antipater’s list is ..………
A. The Great wall of China B. The Pyramid of Cheops
C. The Statue of Zeus D. Angkor Watt
3. LN
4. Angkor Watt was originally built for ..…………
A. was a small temple
B. is one of the seven wonders of the world
C. is a pyramid
D. was part of a royal Khmer city a long time ago
5. LN
6. LN
7. In the 1400, the Khmer King .………
A. built Angkor Watt
B. choose Phnom Penh as the new capital
C. turned Angkor Watt into a Buddhist center
D. moved the temple to Phnom Penh
IV. Post reading
• Ss translate the text into Vietnamese
• Game: Who asks the most questions
T: Divides class into 2 teams
Team 1: asks – Team 2: answers
The winner has the most and best questions and answers
* More wonders of the world from ancient Greece: (Green book. P. 190)
- The Temple of Artemis at Ephesus
- The Mausoleum at Halicarnassus
- The colossus at Rhodes
- The Pharos (lighthouse) of Alexandria
E. Consolidation
Ss: Repeat all the new words and remind the content: the wonders of the world
F. Homework
- Learn by heart new words
- Read and translate into Vietnamese
- Do exercise 8. P.110 (MLH)
P: 9/4/2007
T: 13/4/2007
Period 89:
Unit 14: wonders of the world
Lesson 5: Write
A. Aims and objects :
By the end of this lesson, ss will be able to Practice writing to a friend about a
place he / she has visited recently
B. Skills: Reading, writing, speaking
C. Teaching aids : Posters
D. Teaching procedure:
I. Warm up and revision
T: Asks students’ heath and likes
Ss: Name out the wonders of the world in Ancient Greece
1. Preteach
- (to) return: trë lai, trë vÒ (situa)
- Grand canyon: ®¹i vùc (explain)
- (a) sea level: mùc níc biÓn( mime)
- (a) park ranger: ngêi tr«ng coi c«ng viªn (situa)
- (a) guided hike: ®i bé cã híng dÉn (exam)
Game: What and where
2. Insert the letter of the missing words (Write 1. P. 135)
Ss: Read the letter silently and match the letter
Answer key: (1) – C (2) – B (3) – D (4) – A
Ss: Read the letter again and translate it into Vietnamese
Ss: Analyze the letter’s body and content
IWHILE writing (write 2. P135)
T: What should we refer to in the letter about the trip to a place ?
Ss: Place – distance – transport – sights – weather – feelings
Ss: Look at write 2 and complement in details
T: Gives ss 8 minutes to write
IV. Post writing
T: Calls 2 ss to come to the board to write down
T & Ss correct the mistakes
Suggested letter (195 – Green book)
Dear Tim
How are you ? I was very happy to get your letter 2 weeks ago. I have just finished
my exams and did it quite well
My class has just come back from a trip to Phong Nha cave, a world Heritage Site
in central Viet Nam. It’s about 500km from Ha Noi and took us 10 hours to get
there by train. We stayed in Dong Hoi City for one night before the wonderful trip
to Phong Nha Cave started.
The next day, we got up very early and went to Phong Nha cave. We did lots of
things but one we enjoyed most is the guided tour into the Big Cave. Although it’s
a summer day, it’s very cold and dark inside. The guide showed us the history of
the limestone which made such magnificent caves. We took many photographs
with local people there.
We came back to the hotel in Dong Hoi in the afternoon. We swam in Nhat Le
beach. It was really fantastic. The water is clear and the sand is smooth.
We felt very happy after the trip. I enclose a photo that I took during the trip. I
hope you like it
I am looking forward to hearing from you soon
Your friend
Ss: Maybe do more exercise (P. 196. green book) – Sam Son
* Interview: Ss: Look at the letter on the board and interview
- Where have you just visited ?
- How far is it ?
- How did you get there ?
- What’s it like ? Is it beautiful ?
- How about the weather ?
- How did you feel ?
E. Consolidation
Ss: Remind the content: write a letter to your friend to talk about your trip to a place
F. Homework
- Learn by heart new words
- Write it up
- Prepare Language focus
P: 13/4/2007
T: 16/4/2007
Period 86:
Unit 14: wonders of the world
Lesson 6: Language focus
A. Aims and objects :
By the end of this lesson, ss will be able to Practice passive form, indirect
questions with if / whether, question words before to inf and verb + to inf
B. Skills: Writing, speaking
C. Teaching aids: Posters
D. Teaching procedure:
I. Warm up and revision
* Simon says
*Interview about their letter – a trip to a place
II. Language focus 1. P. 136 – Passive form
T: Reads all the verb in the box
Ss: Repeat and talk out the meaning
Ss: Fill in the gap with the passive form
Answer key:
b) was constructed c) was designed d) was presented
e) was reached
Ss: Speak out and write down
III. Language focus 2. P. 136
T: Yesterday Nga and Nhi talked about Myson, one of the World Cultural heritage
of Viet Nam. Report the questions Nhi asked Nga
Word cues:
a) Do you know My Son. Nga ?
b) Is it far from Ha Noi ?
c) Do many people live at MY Son ?
d) Do many tourists visit My Son every year ?
e) Do you want to visit My Son one day ?
T: Models
Nhi asked Nga if / whether she knew My Son
Ss: Do the rest – Speak and write down
IV. Language focus 3. P. 137
T: Nga answered Nhi’s questions. She then gave Nhi some additional information.
T: Gives word cues on the poster

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