Giáo án Tiếng Anh 8 - Units 8: Country life and city life

* Practicing the dialogue to understand the changes of the countryside nowadays.

1. Warm up:

Getting started

Ss work in pairs to answer the Qs. Use the words in the box.

a. Do you like country life or city life?

b. Why do you like it?

2. Presentation:

- Pre teach

permanently: vÜnh viÔn, m•i m•i

facility: c¬ së vËt chÊt

entertainment: sù gi¶i trÝ

accessible: cã thÓ sö dông ®­îc, cã thÓ tiÕp cËn ®­îc

province: tØnh

(to) change for the better:

 

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Unit 8: Country life and city life
I. Points:
- Talk about differences
- Talk about future events and changes
- Write a letter to a friend
II. Language focus
1. Grammar:
- Present progressive
 + to talk about the future
 + to show changes with ‘get’ and ‘become’
- Comparative and superlative adjs
2. Vocabulary
facility
entertainment
province
a strain
a typhoon
a flood
a drought
opportunity
accessible
air-conditioned
permanently
definitely
traditional
rural
urban
(to) supply somebody with
(to) create
(to) increase
(to) decrease
(to) emigrate
(to) change for the better
(to) provide
(to) struggle
III. Teaching aids: tape, cassette, pictures, photographs, realia, book, board
IV. Teaching procedure:
Unit 8: Country life and city life
Lesson 1: getting started P. 72-73, listen and read P. 78
* Practicing the dialogue to understand the changes of the countryside nowadays.
1. Warm up:
Getting started
Ss work in pairs to answer the Qs. Use the words in the box.
a. Do you like country life or city life?
b. Why do you like it?
2. Presentation:
- Pre teach
permanently: vÜnh viÔn, m·i m·i 
facility: c¬ së vËt chÊt 
entertainment: sù gi¶i trÝ 
accessible: cã thÓ sö dông ®­îc, cã thÓ tiÕp cËn ®­îc 
province: tØnh
(to) change for the better: 
- Presentation dialogue (Listen and Read P.72)
Set the scene (use the Pic P. 72)
Ss listen and follow the D ( listen and repeat)
Ss practice the D in pairs
Ss ask and answer the Qs in pairs (L & R 2 P.73)
Model sentences:
Things are changing in the countryside.
Many remote area are getting electricity.
Checking
3. Practice:
Word cue drill
the air/ city/ get/ polluted
many lakes/ rivers/ this area/ become/ dry
weather/ get/ worse and worse
grandfather/ get/ older
Key:
The air in the city is getting (more) polluted
Many lakes and rivers in this area are becoming dry
The weather is getting worse and worse
My grandfather is getting older
4. Further practice:
Language focus 3 P.73
Ss use the verbs and Adjs in the box to complete the Ss
5. Homework: 1 P.49
Unit 8: Country life and city life
Lesson 2: speak + Listen 73-74
* Talking about the changes of the town and the place where they live.
1. Warm up:
Jumble words
Facility, entertainment, accessible, environment
2. Pre speaking:
Dictation list
T prepare a list of words and phrases about the things in the countryside in the past and nowadays
T reads the words or phrases: houses, buildings, narrow, road, traffic, heavy, clean, few children, every children, go to school, super markets, open air markets,, cars, motorbikes, bicycles, modern, small, big, tall, polluted
Ss listen and write the words or phrases into the correct column
Past
Now
Houses
Narrow
..
Building
Wide
..
 Note: some words or phrases can be either in ‘past’ or ‘now’
3. While speaking:
T has Ss study the two Pics on page 73 and the words and phrases above then tell each other about the changes of the town
T elicits the changes of the town from Ss
Houses/ traffic/ means of transport/ streets/ shops/ environment
E.g.
 The life of the people in the town is getting better.
	In the past they used to live in small houses but now there are many tall buildings.
T has Ss give their As
T does direct correction
4. Post speaking:
Discussion
T has Ss think about the changes of their town, village or neighborhood. Then they tell their partner about the changes.
Ss write about the changes of their town, village or neighborhood
E.g.
	I live in a village. I have lived here for 12 years. My village is now quite different from what it was 5 years ago.
5. Pre listening:
Set the scene (use the pic on P.74)
Prediction
T asks Ss to read the incomplete conversation themselves and try to predict as many as possible
6. While listening:
Ss listen to the conversation to check their predictions
Ss listen to the conversation again to correct their predictions themselves
Ss swap their books to pair-compare
T has Ss give their As
T write their As on the B, then check them with the whole class
Key: 
Tape transcript
Lan:
Aunt Hang:
Lan:
Aunt Hang:
Lan:
Aunt Hang:
Lan:
Aunt Hang:
Lan:
Aunt Hang:
Lan:
Hello.
Hello. Is that Lan?
Yes. Who is this?
It’s aunt Hang. How are you?
I’m fine. Where are you phoning from?
Hue. I’m calling to tell you Uncle Chi and I are coming to visit you next week.
Great! When are you arriving?
On Thursday. We’re arriving in Hanoi in the late afternoon.
OK. Do you want to speak to my mom?
Yes, please.
Hold on a moment and I’ll get her
7. Post listening:
Role play
Ss practice the conversation in pairs
8. Homework: 5, 6 P.51-52 
Unit 8: Country life and city life
Lesson 3: read P.75
* Reading the text about life in the countryside to understand the main ideas
1. Warm up:
Chatting: T asks Ss
Where do you live?
Have you been to the countryside?
How do you find the life there?
2. Pre reading:
Pre teach
a typhoon /tai ‘fun/ : b·o to
a flood / flʌd/: lò, lôt
a drought / draƱt/ : sù kh« c¹n, sù kh¸t n­íc 
(to) increase # (to) decrease: gi¶m 
(to) emigrate: di c­ – migrant: ng­êi di tró 
(to) supply sbd with sthg: cung cÊp vËt g× cho ai 
(to) cause: g©y ra
T/ F statement prediction
Many countryside residents are leaving their home for the city.
They want to live away from their children.
They want to earn more money for their family.
They want to have better life.
T
F
T
T
3. While reading:
Ss read the text to check their predictions
Matching: Ss get the meaning of the words
A
B
rural area
a well paying job
a struggle with nature
(to) live apart
urban area
(to) put a strain on
vïng ®« thÞ
vïng n«ng th«n
dÉn ®Õn sù qu¸ t¶i
c«ng viÖc ®­îc tr¶ l­¬ng cao
sèng xa c¸ch nhau
cuéc ®Êu tranh víi thiªn nhiªn
Gap fill
Ss complete the summary. Use the information from the passage (Read 1 P.75)
Key:
 leaving
 home
 city
 rural
 city
 problems
 schools
 hospitals
 problem
world
Ss find the word in the passage that means the same as the phrase given (Read 2 P.75)
Key:
rural
strain
plentiful
tragedy
increase
urban
4. Post reading:
Exhibition
Why are many people leaving their home for the city? What problems do they cause?
Ss work in groups, choose a secretary, then each gives their idea without looking at their book. The secretary notes it down on a sheet of papers. Different groups may swap their papers and share their ideas.
5. Homework: 7 P.54
Unit 8: Country life and city life
Lesson 4: write P.76
* Giving Ss practice in writing an informal letter about their neighborhood.
1. Warm up:
Odd one out
friendly
traffic
changes
air
helpful
pollution
schools
land
sociable
busy
medical facilities
water
heavy
heavy
movie theater
waterfall
2. Pre writing:
Ordering
Ss put the outline of an informal letter in the correct order
Key:
	Heading: Writer’s address/ date
	Opening: Dear
	Body of the letter
Closing
Qs and As
	T has Ss work in pairs to ask and answer the Qs about where they live (full As) Write 2 P. 76
a. Where do you live? (a house or a flat/ your house big or small/ countryside or city/ the view from your house)
b. What is in your neighborhood? (shops/ markets/ leisure/ and medical facilities)
c. How is the traffic in your neighborhood? (heavy/ traffic jams/ convenient/ inconvenient)
d. What are the people in your neighborhood like? (friendly/ helpful)
e. What do you think about the environment? (air/ water/ land/ trees)
f. What things in your neighborhood do you like best and why? (convenient to live)
g. What things are changing? 
h. How do you like your neighborhood?
Ø Note: For strong Ss, T can disorder the Qs to make lesson more challenging
3. While writing:
Ss use the As to write a letter to a friend about their neighborhood Write 2 P.76
T moves around and takes notes of Ss’ mistakes or provides help if necessary.
E.g.
(address: .. Street)
( date: .)
Dear ,
I live in ., a small/ large (town/ village/ ) outside/ near . My family has a large/ small house with (4,6, , lots of) rooms. My (sister/ brother) and I share one bedroom. It’s lots of fun. Outside my window is a small park/ yard with trees, flowers (and a pond). We don’t live far from my school, so I can walk there.
In my neighborhood there is a swimming- pool and a beautiful park. On the weekend I go swimming or .. with my family/ friends. But the thing I like best in my neighborhood is the library near my school. There I can not only study, but also watch videos and learn how to use the computer.
Do you have a library like that in your neighborhood? Is there anything interesting where you live? Write to me.
I’d like to say goodbye now. I’m looking forwards to hearing from you soon.
Sincerely, /Love from 
(Signature)
4. Post writing:
T writes the typical mistakes that Ss made and elicits the correction from them
Ss swap the letters to help each other find and correct their mistakes if necessary.
5. Homework: 2 P. 49, write the letter again at home
Unit 8: Country life and city life
Lesson 5: Language focus P 77-79
* Giving Ss further practice in using the present progressive tense and comparative and superlative adjs.
 1. Revision of the comparative and superlative adjs
T reminds Ss how to make comparative and superlative sentences
short adjs
long adjs
Comparative
adj + er
more + adj
Superlative
the adj + est
the most + adj
2. LF 1, 2 P.77-78
Revision of the present progressive tense to talk about the future
T has Ss look at the conversation between Lan and her aunt Hang again. The T elicits the following sentences from Ss:
	“Uncle Chi and I are coming to visit you next week”
	“We are flying into Hanoi in the late afternoon.”
Check: the use of the present progressive in the 2 sentences above
Practice:
LF 1 P. 77 Ss make the same Ds, using the shipping information
(T helps Ss go through some new expressions from the table: Time of departure/ time of arrival/ status/ origin/ revised time)
LF 2 P. 78
Key:
b, are doing
c, am watching
d, am going
e, are cleaning
f, am having
3. Language focus 3 P.73
Ss use the verbs and Adjs in the box to complete the Ss
Key:
b. The old men are getting weak.
We should go home. It is getting dark.
The weather is becoming cold.
The students are getting better.
The schoolyard is becoming cleaner.
4. Language focus 4 P.48:
Brain storming
Ss write down the adjs to describe the things in column A
A
City
Countryside 
Air
polluted
Food
Traffic
Transport
Medical facilities
accessible
accessible
School
Electricity 
Ss do ex in LF 4 P.78
Ss look the chart and make comparisons between the city and the countryside
E.g. 	The food in the city is more expensive than that in the countryside.
	Or the food in the country is cheaper than that in the city.
	Medical facilities are more accessible in the city than in the countryside.
5. Language focus 5 P. 78:
Grids
Ss read the advertisements about the apartment, the house and the villa and fill in the grids
Age
Area
Rent
The apartment
2 years old
The house
The villa
7,8 million dong per month
Each S writes comparative and superlative sentences about three places above
Ss swap their books and compare their writing and help each other correct their mistakes if necessary.
T corrects typical mistakes if necessary.
5. Homework: write 6 comparative and superlative sentences

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