Lesson Plan 3-A
School Name: Shuangliu Art and Sports Middle School
Type of Class: International Understanding Grade 7: Food
Teaching Objectives: To understand key restaurant vocabulary. To choose from dishes learnt to create a menu.
Teaching Aids: PPT, board. “Menu” worksheet
Review foods from the last two classes (slides 2-31 and 34-45). Interactive game: “On the dinner table” - drag objects into the right place based on instructions on screen. (Main focus on food and cutlery vocab, not on prepositions)
What did you eat today? If a morning class, “What did you have for breakfast?” If an afternoon class, “What did you have for lunch” I had _______. Pairs, then choose students to say to the class.
Introduce restaurant, waiter, waitress, customer, menu (slides 61-69). Yes or No quiz. Explain that in western restaurants we usually have meat with potatoes/rice/pasta (slides 70-75).
Look at sample restaurant conversation (slide 77). Read aloud together; then boys as waiter, girls as customer; then girls as waitress, boys as customer. Check who says what (slide 78)
Explain that in the next class they’ll be ordering from each other’s menu.
Optional Activities and Homework: Finish and get familiar with dishes on own menu.