Theme: Fun is their business

Theme: Fun is their business

Aims: to revise and practice grammar material“modal verbs”, to read and listen to the text about extraordinary jobs, to develop listening, reading and speaking skills

Extra material: CDs, pictures, cards



  1. Organization moment.
  2. Checking up of home task.

III. Warm up.

Ask Ss:

Which modal verbs do you know?

Give some examples using modal verbs.

  1. Revision.
  2. T asks Ss the questions:
  3. When do we use must, have to and need to?
  4. When do we use mustn’t?
  5. Past tense of the verbs must and have to.
  6. Past tense of the verb need to.
  7. When do we use negative form don’t have to, don’t need to and needn’t.
  8. What are past forms don’t have to and don’t need to.
  9. Practice.

Ex. 5 p. 59 SB. Ss complete with the correct form of the verb in brackets.

  1. You _____ pay for the most valuable things in life like love and friendship. (have to)
  2. A bad dancer ____ say it’s the fault of the floor. (must)
  3. You can’t stop trouble coming, but you ___ give it a chair to sit on. (need)
  4. The sign on the office wall says ‘You ___ be mad to work here but it helps.’ (have to)
  5. My father used to say that you ___ learn to walk before you could run. (have to)
  6. In Japan people used to say that if you wanted to catch a tiger, you ___ go into the tiger’s cave. (need)
  7. A British saying is that if you want to eat the fruit, you ___ first climb the tree. (must)
  8. You ____ be afraid of a noisy dog, but you should be afraid of a quiet one. (need)
  9. Reading the text.
  10. Ask Ss to look at the photos of people working at three famous British tourist attractions. After reading Ss should match them with these places.

Jorvik Viking Centre

The London Aquarium

Madame Tussaud’s

  1. Ss read and listen to the text for their comprehension.
  2. Ss answer the questions about the text.
  3. Why don’t Richard Branson’s eyes move?
  4. What does Jo do on arrival at work every morning?
  5. Why mustn’t Jo use a very hot hairdryer?
  6. What sticks to Mark’s clothes?
  7. Does Mark have to create new smells every day?
  8. Why doesn’t Mark have to heat the oil himself?
  9. What is unusual about the largest shark’s name?
  10. Why does Jeanette say we needn’t worry about her?
  11. Why do the team have to clean the tank wall regularly?

VII. Listening.

Ex. 6 p. 59 SB

Ss listen to the text and complete the chart.

Have to   ۷                  mustn’t    ˟˟            needn’t ˟


Job qualificationsFlight attendantYacht crewHuman cannonball
Be over 21 years old
Be over 1.5 metres tall
Be over 1.88 metres
Be physically fit
Have a driving licence
Speak a foreign language
Have a degree
Have safety training
Be willing to travel


After that Ss talk about the qualification for the three jobs.

Ex. Flight attendants mustn’t be under 21 and they have to be over 1.5 metres tall.

VIII. Conclusion.

  1. The end of the lesson.
  2. H/w: ex. 1, 2 p. 52 WB, to learn the rule.