Music in our life
The form: 8b
The theme: Music in our life
The aims: to teach children to understand the kind of music.
to develop the pupils’ abilities in speaking and discussing the questions concerning music.
to bring up the interest to the various styles of music.
“Music is the universal language of the world” H. Longfellow
Visual aids: Slides, an interactive board, pictures.
Procedure of the lesson
I. Organization moment.
Greeting. Report of the pupil on duty.
II. Checking up the home task.
1. Write a report about your favourite singers, groups and musicians
2. Test your knowledge.
A. Choose the word with a general meaning.
1. square, museum, city, park, garden..
2. librarian, musician, occupation, actor, dancer.
B. Find the names of the animals.
Snakelephantigerhino (snake, elephant, tiger, rhino).
B. Match the antonyms.
husband ——— sister
uncle ——— wife
brother ————— single
married ————- aunt
D. Match the words and their description.
1. aunt —— the son or daughter of an aunt
2. niece —— the wife of an uncle
3. cousin ——- a male parent
4. father ——- the daughter of a brother or sister
E. Fill in with the appropriate article (a, the, — )
1. London is the capital of … United Kingdom.
2. … Ivan Petrov is … best pupil in the class.
3. I live in … Green Street.
F. Cross the odd word out (mind the reading rules).
1. sweet, meat, head, cheese, tea.
2. kind, like, type, five, British.
3. cook, tooth, juice, spoon, food.
G. Put in the missing word: hobby, computer, naughty, teacher, intelligent.
1. My mother is a History ….
2. Her … is painting.
3. My Dad is a … programmer.
4. He is ….
5. My little sister Ann is funny and sometimes ….
III. The explanation of the new materials
T: Good morning, boys and girls. I’m glad to see you. You are welcome today!
So, today we shall speak about music. The theme of the lesson is “Music in our life”.
T: At our lesson today we are going to speak about music, because people can’t live without it. Can you think of a day without music? “Oh, that’s not possible ” you may say. Yes, you are right. We can hear music everywhere: in the streets, in the shops, in the parks, in the cars, at the disco, on TV, in your mobile phone, over the radio. Music helps us to live and I am sure that many, many years ago people listened to music too. Music is a part of part lives. In their free time people often listen to music and sing. I listen to music in the evening after my working day and my favourite groups “Zaman”, “Muz Art”, my favourite Kazakh singer is Zhubanish Zheksen..
And what about you? ( pupil’s answers)
T: Open your exercise book and write down the date and the theme.
T: Let’s make our lesson’s plan.
The plan of the lesson.
1. About music.
2. Warming up.
5. Musical instruments.
7. Singers, groups and musicians.
9. A song
11. Home task.
1. About music.
— What kind of music do you know? Let’s write on the board.
T: What do you think about these kinds of music? And what music do you like?
P1: Pop music. For me, pop music is a kind of global language. A really unusual, exciting one too. It cuts across all the barriers and brings people together. I think that’s why everyone likes it so much. It’s a way of sharing all our hopes and fears.
P2: I don’t listen to much rock and pop there days. I prefer classical music. Everything controlled by machines and technology. 10 or 20 years ago there were real artists writing real songs – now all you get is synthesizers and dance music.
P3: Jazz music is loved by many people. American music is jazz. Today jazz bands and groups, both instrumental and vocal are popular all over America and in most parts of the world. The origin of jazz is as interesting itself. Jazz was invented by Afro – Americans.
2. Warming up. Look at the screen, there are numbers with questions. Choose the number you like and try to answer the question.
1 What styles of music do you like?
2 Who is your favourite Kazakh composer?
3 What is your favourite musical instruments?
4 Who is your favourite group?
5 What kind of music do you like to listen to?
6 Who is your favourite singer?
7 Do you play any musical instruments?
8 What music do your parents like to listen to?
9 Who is your favourite Kazakh singer?
3. Writing. Put the words in the box into the correct columns. Add more words of your own to each column.
Rock ‘ n’ roll, saxophone, musician punk, pop, bass guitar, piano, lead guitar, heavy metal, songwriter, drums, singer, pop – star, guitarist, producer, trumpet.
Instruments —— People ——— Types of music
Your task is to refer these text to
1. Symphony — 1
2. Folk — 4
3. Rock — 5
4. Pop — 3
5. Opera and ballet – 2
Text 1. Some young people say it is difficult to understand the music. But they try to it. It is played by big orchestras. You can hear it in concert halls, on TV and radio programmers. If you listen to this music often enough and attentively, you will enjoy. Mozart and Beethoven, Tchaikovsky and Shostakovich and other composers. Performers usually don’t sing or dance to the music.
Text 2. One can hear this music at theatres, on TV and over the radio. This music was composed by such great composers as Mozart, Verdi, Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev, Shostakovich,. Performers usually sing or dance to this music.
Text 3. This music is most popular among young people. It is performed by modern electronic instruments. There are hard and heavy – metal styles. We know a lot of musical groups which are popular in this country and abroad. Sometimes these groups organize international music festivals for peace and friendship among all peoples of the world.
Text 4. This music is popular among young and old both in town and in the country and lives for centuries. Every nation has its own national music and dance bands.
Text 5. You can hear this music every day and everywhere. There are a lot of bands and musical groups who perform this kind of music. Let’s take for example “The Beatles” and their composers John Lennon and Paul McCartney. They composed such well known songs as “Yesterday”, “Girl”, “Yellow Submarine” and others.
5. Musical instruments
T: People cannot live without music. They listen to music, they dance to music and they learn to play musical instruments. So, look at the board and match the picture with the names of the musical instruments.
Piano, guitar, cello, clarinet, violin, banjo, harp, saxophone, trumpet, accordion, drum.
Who makes music? (a composer )
T: Look at the board where you can see are portraits. Who are they? (Akhmet Zhubanov, Dina Nurpeisova, Kurmangazy Sagyrbayuly, Mozart, Bakh, Beethoven).
7. Singers, group and musicians.
T: Look at these photos. Do you know these people? Who are they?
8. Relaxation. Auction.
T: I have two disks of famous singers. I offer you to play the auction. You should name the songs of these singers and I’II give the disc to you if you name as many their songs as possible. Let’s begin. ( )
9. A song.
— Have you ever heard about the “Beatles”?
— Listen to their song “Yesterday”.
— The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960. And one of the most commercially successful and critically acclaimed acts in the history of popular music.
From 1962 the group consisted of John Lennon (rhythm guitar, vocal), Paul McCartney (bass guitar, vocal), George Harrison (lead guitar, vocal) and Ringo Starr (drums, vocal).
— Look at the screen. You can see the words of the song “Yesterday”. But some words are missing. Listen to the song and fill in with the missing words.
All my troubles … so far away, (seemed)
Now it looks as though they’re here to … (stay)
Oh, I believe in yesterday.
I’ m not … the man I used to be, (half)
There’s a shadow handing … me, (over)
Oh, yesterday came suddenly.
Why … had to go I don’t know, she wouldn’t say (she)
I said something … (wrong )
Now I long for yesterday.
Love was such an easy … to play, (game)
Now I need a place to … away (hide)
Oh, I believe in yesterday.
Why she had to go I don’t know she … say (wouldn’t)
I said something …, (wrong)
Now I … for yesterday. (long)
Let’s check and sing a song all together to the music.
T: Let’s conclude our lesson.
11. Home task.
T: Dear pupils, you have worked very well. I want to say that you were very active. You have showed your knowledge which you got at the lessons. Our lesson is over. Good bye!