Intermediate

Curricula
4 years 2 months ago
This unit was developed by Tian Kun, Ibrahim Khaled, Zhao Shuang, and Tan Lihua during the TCLP 2013-2014 Spring Workshop. See the unit map for more details. Unit Objectives: • Students will be able to explore and acquire knowledge about American culture in terms of holidays in the US by using proficiently resources, affective strategies and taking part in classroom interactions with teacher’s guidance.  • Students will be able to know major holidays in the US (Halloween; Thanksgiving and Christmas) in terms of the time; images and symbols; festivities; etc.) • Students will be able to identify the similarities and differences between Chinese/ Arabic Holidays and the US holiday celebrations by comparing American cultural products and artifacts and the students’ own. • Students will be able to understand the basic values in America; know the essence of festivity in America; • Students will be able to interpret the cultural phenomena and present their knowledge and understanding of the very important holidays in the US. • Students will be able to view the world from different perspectives and develop new appreciation of their native culture. • Students will be able to reflect on and examine their progress, process and adopted strategies. Timeline: Halloween in the US - Lesson by Zhao Shuang What are the similarities and differences between Halloween in the US and Qing Ming Festival in China? Thanksgiving in the US - Lesson by Tan Lihua What are the similarities and differences between Thanksgiving in the US and Mid-autumn festival in China? Christmas in the US - Lesson by Ibrahim Khaled What are the similarities and differences between Christmas in the US and Spring Festival in China/ New Year in Egypt?
Lesson Plan
4 years 2 months ago
Students will recognize the celebrations of Halloween. Students will identify and participate in the traditional Halloween activities. Students demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the Halloween decorations and perspectives of Halloween. Students demonstrate understanding of the concept of Halloween through comparisons of the Qing Ming and Halloween.
Lesson Plan
4 years 3 months ago
By the end of the lesson Ss. Will be able to: 1. engage in conversation, provide and obtain information, express feelings and emotions and exchange opinions. 2. demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the practices and perspectives of the culture studied 3. communicate appropriately, in different ways spoken or written, using the target language, English. 4. recognize and appreciate practices, beliefs and values of people in other cultures concerning celebrations 5. acquire and apply new vocabulary words
Curricula
4 years 3 months ago
This unit was developed by Mohamed Mehanny, Chen Fangfang, Teriza Malak, and Zhang Guifen during the TCLP 2013-2014 Spring Workshop. See the unit map for more details. Birthday Celebrations in US & China - Lesson by Chen Fangfang 1. Talk about the differences and similarities in group. 2. Finish the Venn diagram about comparing the celebrations in the 2 countries. 3. Finish the writing project—My Chinese Birthday Celebrations or Compare the Birthday Celebrations in US and China. Baby Showers - Lesson by Teriza Malak1. Identify the difference between this event in their home countries and the United States.2. Read and understand a passage about this event in the United States.3. Talk and share their point of views in pairs.4. Students talk about what they got in a presentation activity.5. Students write a paragraph to comment on what is similar and what is different related to this event. Wedding Ceremonies - Lesson by Zhang Guifen 1. identify how this event is common but it is different in procedures. 2. express and share their ideas with each other in a pair work activity. 3. write a paragraph about this event in the United States.
Lesson Plan
4 years 3 months ago
After completing the class, students will be able to: 1. identify how this event is common but it is different in procedures. 2. express and share their ideas with each other in a pair work activity. 3. write a paragraph about this event in the United States.
Lesson Plan
4 years 3 months ago
By the end of this lesson students will: • learn about the American tradition of celebrating new babies. • be aware of the needs of a new born baby. • learn to take responsibilities to prepare for a party.
Lesson Plan
4 years 3 months ago
Students will be able to: 1. Talk about the differences and similarities in group. 2. Finish the Venn diagram about comparing the celebrations in the 2 countries. 3. Finish the writing project—My Chinese Birthday Celebrations or Compare the Birthday Celebrations in US and China.
Curricula
4 years 4 months ago
This unit was developed by Eman Bekheet, Rezk Alsaidy, Wang Wenzhao, Zhang Haiyang, and Chen Jinyun during the TCLP 2013-2014 Spring Workshop. See the unit map for more details. The First Day at School - Lesson by Rezk Alsaidy1) Revise the basic conversations and different ways of greetings. 2) Practice the time, school subjects. 3) Talk about their friends using the past tense. 4) Write an essay or a paragraph about their first day at school this year.  Leisure Activities in American High School - Lesson by Wang Wenzhao1) Talk about how they spend their leisure time. 2) Brainstorm some ideas for these activities. 3) Write a short story like a diary. Every student should choose his own title.  The Future Job of the American High School Students - Lesson by Zhang Haiyang1) Revise the jobs, transportation and the places where they work. 2) Discuss their future career and why they choose that particular job. 3) Write an essay or a paragraph about their future job.  Poetry: "The Schoolboy" - Lesson by Chen Jinyun 1) Learn more about the Romantic poetry and literature. 2) Recite, read and analyze the poem 3) Analyze the themes and ideas behind it 4) Write a critical appreciation to reflect their point of view about this poem.
Lesson Plan
4 years 4 months ago
Students will be able to tell vocabularies of leisure activities. Students will be able to talk about their own leisure activities. Students will be able to interview each other with leisure activities.
Lesson Plan
4 years 4 months ago
By the end of the lesson, the students will be able to: 1- Revise the basic conversations and different ways of greetings. 2- Talk about school subjects. 3- Use the dictionary to know the meanings of new vocabulary and how they are used. 4- Write an essay or a paragraph about their first day at school this year.

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