What is your dream? When you grow up, you want to…
Do you want to become… a model an astronaut a detective an athlete
Do you want to… pass an exam win a contest (competition) learn to drive earn a lot of money
Activity 1: (text p.7) What are the children daydreaming about? Please look at the picture on p.7 and tell your teacher what they children are daydreaming about.
Examples Tom is daydreaming about learning to drive. Mary is daydreaming about becoming a model.
What about the others? Peter is daydreaming about becoming a detective. Sally is daydreaming about becoming an astronaut. Betty is daydreaming about becoming an athlete.
Charlie is daydreaming about passing an exam. Harry is daydreaming about earning a lot of money. Candy is daydreaming about winning a contest.
Activity 2: Make sentences (text p.8) The children (Mary, Peter, Sally and Harry) are daydreaming about what they will do in the future. *Please make sentences about their daydreams. I’ll ( I will ) buy a plane and catch robbers. become a famous modelgo to the moon. become an astronautfly to America. become a detective wear beautiful clothes.
Examples Mary: I’ll become a famous model and wear beautiful clothes. Peter: I’ll become a detective and catch robbers.
What about Sally and Harry? Sally: I’ll become an astronaut and go to the moon. Harry: I’ll buy a plane and fly to America.
Activity 3: Act Mr and Mrs Chow (text p.8) Look at the picture on p.8. Mr and Mrs Chow are daydreaming about buying a house and a car. Please act them.
Case 1: Buying a house Mrs Chow: swimming pool / garden I like the house with the swimming pool and garden. Mr Chow: big balcony / beautiful view I like the house with the big balcony and beautiful view.
Case 2: Buying a car Mr Chow: big wheels / five doors I like the car with the big wheels and five doors. Mrs Chow: open roof / two doors I like the car with the open roof and two doors.
Activity 4: What is Polly’s mother saying? (text p.9) Polly is always daydreaming. She is careless too. *Please look at the pictures on p.9 and find out what her mother is saying to remind her.
Examples 1. fail your exams Don’t daydream. If you daydream, you’ll fail your exams. 2. have an accident Don’t play near the road. If you play near the road, you’ll have an accident.
Exercises 3. burn your hand Don’t touch the iron. If you touch the iron, you’ll burn your hand. 4. fall out Don’t lean out of the window. If you lean out of the window, you’ll fall out.
Exercises 5. get a headache Don’t go to bed with wet hair. If you go to bed with wet hair, you’ll get a headache. 6. go (become) deaf Don’t listen to loud music. If you listen to loud music, you’ll go (become) deaf.
Activity 5: Read a poem - “My daydream” (text p.10) It is about Charlie’s daydream on his future.
Paragraph 1 I won’t have a pet, Anymore*, anymore, I won’t have a pet anymore, I love animals so I’ll work in a zoo, When I’m twenty-two. *Anymore (= any more) means “any longer”.
Paragraph 2 I won’t have play with toys, Anymore, anymore, I won’t play with toys anymore, I’ll have a wife and a big family, When I’m thirty-three.
Paragraph 3 I won’t read comics, Anymore, anymore, I won’t read comics anymore, I’ll be a judge* and study law, When I’m forty-four. *A judge is the person who works in court and makes the final decision.
Paragraph 4 I won’t have PE lessons, Anymore, anymore, I won’t have PE lessons anymore, I’ll look after myself and go for a run*, When I’m sixty-one. *A run (noun) means the act or period of running.
Question 1 In Charlie’s daydream, what will he do when he is twenty-two? Feed his pet. Work in a zoo. Get a new pet.
Question 2 What do people go to see in a zoo? Pets. Animals. Fish.
Question 3 What do Charlie daydream he will have when he is thirty-three? A lot of animals. A lot of toys. A lot of children.
Question 4 When Charlie is thirty-three, he is married to… His wife. His children. His family.
Question 5 In Charlie’s daydream, what job will he have when he is forty-four? A zoo keeper. A teacher. A judge.
Question 6 What do judges do in Charlie’s daydream? They fly planes. They study law. They read comics.
Question 7 In Charlie’s daydream, how will he keep fit when he is sixty-one? Have PE lessons. Go running. Play with his grandchildren.
Activity 6: What will you do? (text p.11) The children are daydreaming. Read their conversation. Girl: You’ve won a holiday to Thailand. What will you do? Boy: Maybe / Perhaps I’ll go to the beach and visit a temple.
Now, work in pairs. Read the following sentences. What will you do? 1. You have a holiday tomorrow. 2. You’ve won a million dollars.
Example 1 Pupil A: You have a holiday tomorrow. What will you do? Pupil B: Maybe / Perhaps I’ll go to the cinema and watch a film.
Example 2 Pupil A: You’ve won a million dollars. What will you do? Pupil B: Maybe / Perhaps I’ll travel around the world and eat all delicious food.
Activity 7: Do you ever daydream? (text p.12) What will you do if you … 1. win a million dollars? 2. have a school holiday tomorrow? 3. meet your favourite pop star? *Please tick your answers or write your own ideas on p.12.
1.If you win a million dollars, what will you do? I will buy a big car with an open roof. I will buy a house with a swimming pool. I will buy a zoo with lots of animals. I will buy a lot of fashionable clothes. I will give a lot of money to poor people. I will study abroad (oversea). etc…
2. If you have a school holiday tomorrow, what will you do? I will go on a picnic. I will sleep late. I will watch TV all day. I will go shopping. I will play computer games all day. I will visit my friends / relatives. I will go to the library. etc…
3. If you meet your favourite pop star, what will you do? I will take his / her photograph. I will take photos with him / her. I will ask him / her to sign his / her name. I will talk to him / her. I will ask him about his / her life. etc…
Activity 8: Questionnaire (text p.12) Ask your friend the following questions and complete the questionnaire on p.12. If you become a film star, what will you do? If you have an accident, what will you do?
4. If you become a film star, what will you do? I will travel around the world. I will wear beautiful clothes. I will buy an expensive car. I will make my own film. I will live in a luxury flat. I will wear a pair of sun glasses. etc…
5. If you have an accident, what will you do? I will go to hospital. I will call my parents (mother / father). I will call an ambulance. I will call my neighbour. I will cry and wait for help. etc…
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