I work as a waiter. Grammar: The Present Simple Tense
The theme: I work as a waiter. Grammar: The Present Simple Tense
- to present the text “I work as a waiter”, to teach the students to say about the work of the waiters; to systematize the students’ knowledge about The Present Simple Tense
- to develop the students’ habits of activity, their skills of hearing, reading
- to teach them to be polite, to be attentive
The type: combine
The methods: explaining, individual and group working, brain storming, teaching by the
The aids: cards, schemes
The procedure of the lesson:
- Org. moment.
- Greeting students
- Duty’s report
- Checking of home-work
Shopping. Exercise 5 at p.22
- Dialogues (role play):
AT THE GREENGROCER’S
Shop assistant: Good – afternoon! Can I help you? What would you like to buy?
Customer: What vegetables have you got?
Shop assistant: There are potatoes, carrots, onions and cabbages.
Customer: How much does the potato cost?
Shop assistant: Their prices are different. From 80 to 100 tenge.
Customer: Where are these potatoes from?
Shop assistant: They are from Kostanai. And these are from Turkestan. They are cheaper. Potatoes of our place are the most expensive, but they are the best.
Customer: Can you weigh 3 kilos of our place’s potato. How much must I pay?
Shop assistant: Three hundred (300). Don’t you want to buy carrots or cabbages?
Customer: Ok, weigh 2 kilos of the best carrots and one big cabage. How much?
Shop assistant: Seven hundred (700)
Customer: Here you are.
Shop assistant: Thank you very much. Good-bye.
1. Mother to her son: Nick, take the money and the shopping-bag and go to the baker’s.
Nick: What shall I buy, mum?
M.: A loaf of brown bread, a long loaf of white, two buns and biscuits for tea.
N.: Anything else?
M.: Let me see. On your way back drop in to the dairy shop and buy a bottle of milk, half a kilo of hard cheese and a kilo of curds or cottage cheese.
N.: All right, mum. I am off.
|2. Aunt Vera to her niece Kate: Kate, it’s time to go shopping. Don’t forget the money and the shopping-bag.
Kate: What shall I buy, auntie?
A: Go to the butcher’s for some steak and a chicken. On your way back drop in to the grocer’s and get a packet of flour and buckwheat.
K.: Very well. I’m ready.
- Presentation of the new theme.
- Presentation of the new words
|as как, в качестве
cover столовый прибор
to dust вытирать пыль
cruet-set прибор для соли, перца, специй
to sweep подметать
to spread [spred] a cloth on the table накрыть стол скатертью
cloth = table-cloth скатерть
vase [va:z, veiz] ваза
to receive guests принимать гостей
mate товарищ (по работе, по общежитию)
to serve обслуживать (гостей); подавать (еду)
|to recommend [¸rekə’mend] рекомендовать
table d’hôte dishes дежурные блюда
á la carte [alə’ka:t] Fr. порционно
special dishes = specialties [‘spejaltiz] фирменные блюда
to dance танцевать
to leave уезжать, покидать
cash money наличные деньги
every other day через день
to like нравиться
- Presentation of the text
I Work as a Waiter
I work as a waiter at the restaurant «Moscow». I come to at about ten o’clock, dust my tables and chairs, sweep the floor, spread cloths on the tables, put flowers in the vases and set the tables for dinner1. I bring napkins and menu-cards. I put clean covers (spoons, forks and knives) and cruet-sets on each table. The head waiters, waiters and waitresses prepare the restaurant-hall for receiving guests2. At twelve o’clock guests come to dinner. My mates and I serve dinner till five. We recommend table d’hote and a la carte dishes. From five to six we have a dinner break.
Guests come to supper at six and we serve them till eleven. We recommend special dishes. The guests have a good time3. They eat, drink, dance and talk. At midnight they leave the restaurant. I give the cash money to the cashier, take the dirty dishes away and go home. I work every other day. I like my work.
What does the waiter put on the table for dinner every day? He puts clean covers: spoons, forks, knives and cruet sets.
- Presentation of the grammar
Present Simple Tense күнделікті, қайтланып тұратын, тұрақты іс-әрекеттерді айту үшін қолданылады. Жасалу жолы: V1 немесе V1 +s(es)
I cook we cook
you cook you cook
he, she, it cooks they cook
We cook much food on Saturdays.
They go to the restaurant on holidays.
The child likes ice-cream.
Do you cook much food on Saturdays?
Does he go to the restaurant on holidays?
We often go to the cafe on Sundays.
I don’t always buy meat.
Sometimes I buy fish.
I never eat ice-cream in winter.
Ex.1. Give short answers
- Do you work as a waiter? 2. Do you work at the restaurant “Moscow”? 3. Do you come to work at ten? 4. Do waiters, waitresses and head waiters prepare the hall for dinner? 5. Do your guests come at eleven o’clock? 6. Do your guests come at twelve? 7. Do your mates and you recommend dishes for dinner? 8. Do you recommend table d’hôte dishes for dinner? 9. Do you recommend á la carte dishes for dinner? 10. Do you serve dinner till seven? 11. Do you serve dinner till five? 12. Do you recommend special dishes supper? 13. Do your guests have a good time in the evening? 14 they dance? 15. Do you serve your guests till midnight? 16. Do like your work?
Ex.2. Give the interrogative form of the sentences
1.We work at the restaurant «Moscow». 2. They come to work at nine o’clock. 3. She works every other day. 4. Peter serves his guests very well. 5. Your guests have a good time. 6. His friend Mike recommends his guests a la carte dishes.
Ex.3. Give the negative form of the sentences
1.We work every day. 2.We come to work at eight o’clock. 3.The head waiter meets his guests in the check-room. 4. He greets his guests in Russian. 5. Guests come to dinner at ten o’clock. 6. We serve table d’hote dishes for supper. 7. This guest orders table d`hôte dishes.
|Ex.4 Make sentences
We serve dinner
We have a break
Waiters and waitresses have dinner
Tourists have supper
twelve to four
four to five
one to two
seven to eight.
|We serve breakfast
They serve dinner
Waiters serve supper
|I recommend table d’hote dishes
We recommend special dishes
We have coffee and akes
We prepare the restaurant hall
- Giving of home task.
- Exercise 4,8at p. 27-28
- To learn by heart the new words
The end of the lesson