Lesson: 1 (1 of 3)
Target: World Greetings & Self-Introductions
Materials: CD & player; Text; cut GTP Greetings cards
Greeting- 2 minutes
Teacher to Students- Listen & Repeat
Hello, Hi, Hey, Howdy, G’day, Good Morning, Hola, Aloha, Bon Jour, Bon Dia,Bon Journo, Ni Hao, Konnichiwa, Anyohaseyo, Sambaino, Kiola, Selamat Pagi (am)(pm-Siang), Shalom, Jambo, Asalamalekum, Zzdrastvet-yah, Namaste.
Janken 4's- Warm-Up / Review / Conversation Skills Practice- 5 minutes
Students- each Student w/ 3 other students in groups of 4
- W) (one Greeting from the aisatsu)
- L) Listen & Repeat
Self Introductions- 8 minutes
- Hello. My name is Elton. I’m from the USA.
- I like (food). I like (sports). I don’t like (color).
- Nice to meet you. (Nice to meet you, too.)
HRT- Do self-introduction following the pattern on the blackboard. Prompt students who like/dislike the same things to raise their hands and repeat ‘I like OO’ or ‘I don’t like OO’.
Students- When asked, raise hands then Listen & Repeat after ALT/HRT.
Let’s Chant- 4 minutes
- Hello, hello. My name is Ken.
- Hi! Hi! My name is Mai.
- Nice to meet you. Nice to meet you, too!
ALT- Lead the Chant the first time, slowly.
Students- Repeat 1st time after ALT, then with CD 2-3 more times.
Let’s Listen- 5 minutes
CD- track #4 (1-Konnichiwa. 2-Hello. 3-Anyohaseyo. 4-Ni Hao. 5-Bonjour. 6-Stasvechya. 7-Boa Tarde. 8-Jambo.)
Text- pages 4-5
Students- Listen to CD, point to pictures in text.
ALT/HRT- check students’ answers.
Activity- Get The Picture (GTP)- 12 minutes
Materials- cut GTP Greetings card for each student
- W) Hello!
- L1) Hello! (give one Hello card.)
- L2) ???? Ni Hao!
- W1) Ni Hao! (give one Ni Hao card.)
- W2) ????. Bye!
(Hello, Konnichiwa, Ni Hao, Bon Jour, Zdrasvetya)
Students- Pairs Janken, Winner greets using one greeting from his/her cards. If Loser has same card, then Loser says same greeting & gives 1 card to Winner (and the pairs separate to make new pairs). If Loser doesn’t have same card, Loser looks confused, then greets using a different greeting from his/her cards. If Winner has the same card, he/she greets with that greeting and gives 1 same card, or if Winner doesn’t have the same greeting card, says ‘Bye!’.
Note: Ask students to imagine meeting someone who doesn’t understand your greeting. Then they say a different greeting that you can understand.
Wrap-Up - 3 minutes
(Present common mistakes to the whole class. Write the mistaken point on the blackboard, and ask if anybody can see the mistake.) Or-
HRT to Students, in Japanese:
-What did we talk about today?
-Were there some words you already knew?
-Did you learn any new words?
-What was fun or interesting?
-What was difficult?
-How can we make that easier next time?
Closing- 1 minute
Students- ‘Thank you! Good bye!’
Teachers- ‘You’re welcome! Good bye!’
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