Lesson Type: Dialogue
1. Get the students to know how to make a telephone call .
2. Study the language points concerned with the dialogue .
Focal Points and Difficult Points:
1. Useful expressions in the telephone talk .
2. The usage of the modal verbs (must ,can, can't, may).
A recorder, a tape, a projector and some slides .
A free talk with the students to talk about how to organize a party. Ask some questions.
II Dialogue Presentation:
1. The teacher's brief introduction.
2. First Listening. Get the students to listen to Dialogue I, and answer the following questions:
1) What do Mary and Lizzy have to do ?
2) How many people are coming to the conference?
3) Why do they need the buses ?
3. Second Listening. After the students listen to the tape, ask them to fill in the follow-ing blanks.
1) It is a conference.
2) are to be sent out . There must be people there.
3) Buses will be t he people.
4) buses are needed. They will meet the people at the .
4. Deal with the language points.
5. Ask the students to come to the Bb to act out the dialogue.
III Dialogue Drills:
1. Get the students to listen to Dialogue II, and then answer the following questions.
1) Is Pat in the office ?
2) What does Mary want Pat to do ?
3) What's Mary's telephone number ?
2. Ask a pair to read the dialogue.
3. Pick out the expressions about making telephone
call from the dialogues, then fill in the blanks.
1) If you try to ring up someone but you hear only the busy sounds in the receiver,
you say: or
2) If you ask for Pat on the phone , you say: ?
3) If you want the person on the phone to wait for a moment, you say:
4) To tell people who you are , you say: .( It is also
used when you are answering the call.)
5) If the person you want to speak to is not there , you may want him/her to
6) If the person wanted is out at the moment, you are supposed to
7) If you want to make sure whether the person wanted has your telephone number.
You may ask: ?
IV Dialogue Practice:
1 Ask the students to make short dialogues by using the following patterns.
1) I can't get through.2) The line is busy . 3)Could I speak to Pat , please ?
4) Hold on , please . 5) This is Mary speaking . 6) Ring you back .
7) Take a message . 8) Do you have my number ?
2 Here is the situation for the students to practise making telephone calls .Ask them to make dialogues similar to Dialogue II .
You want to talk to your friend Mr. Brown ,but he is at a meeting, so you leave a message and want him to ring you back as soon as the meeting
is over . Your telephone number is 5590496 .
V Dialogue Production :
Ask the students to make dialogues about making telephone calls .
You are Lily . You want to borrow an English dictionary from your friend
Tom . Ask him to bring it to school tomorrow .
VI Consolidation :
WB (Lesson 97)
1. Ex. 1 : Read and act out the dialogue in pairs .
2. Ex. 3 : Complete each of the sentences with "How" or "What", then check
the answers with the whole class .
VII Homework :
Do Ex. 4 in the exercise books .