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1 Socialising

2 The idiom “break the ice” It means “начать общение”. Definition: To conquer the first difficulties in starting a conversation, getting a party going, or making an acquaintance. For example: Tom is so outgoing. He’s always the first one to break the ice at parties.

3 What does the title “Breaking the ice” mean? How would you start the conversation with the person you don’t know? To start the conversation with the person I don’t know I would … As for me I would …/As far as I am concerned I would … The trouble is that I … That is why I … There is no doubt that … However …

4 Match words to the descriptions WordsDescriptions opportunity [ ˌɔ pə'tju ː nət ɪ ] a. positive, full of light. blush [bl ʌʃ ] b. become red in the face because you feel embarrassed. approach [ə'prəu ʧ ] c. situation in which it is possible to do smth. fancy ['fæns ɪ ] d. keep away from smb. bright [bra ɪ t] e. get help, improve smth. benefit ['ben ɪ f ɪ t] f. go up to, speak to. develop [d ɪ 'veləp] g. feel attracted to. avoid [ə'v ɔɪ d] h. grow or change over a period of time, acquire. (c) (b) (f) (g) (a) (e) (h) (d)

5 False, True or Doesn’t say T T DS F (When you meet someone for the first time, it's better to smile) DS F (You should show you are interested in others by asking them to speak to) F (You should make the effort to get to know people, even if you find it difficult)

6 Let's discuss in pairs!  What is the author's purpose, the reason to write this text?  From my point of view, the author's purpose is to entertain, persuade, inform, advise, narrate, describe….  As far as I understand, the author's reason to write this text is to…  According to the author…  On the one hand… On the other hand…  … is concerned to be the reason to write this text.

7 Speaking  Try to convince me that the text is really interesting for you. Say three things you found interesting in the text and explain how these can help you when you meet new people.  To break the ice you can try to be/to develop…  The best way to…is…  This way you’ll …  Make sure you...  Don’t avoid…  You shouldn’t…

8 Character adjectives List the adjectives as positive or negative Optimistic Annoyed with people Sensitive Upset (get upset) Caring Stubborn Patient Selfish Calm Easy-going Sociable Honest Reliable Shy

9 Character adjectives - opposites 1 optimistica confident 2 shyb generous 3 selfishc pessimistic 4 reliabled flexible 5 stubborne unreliable 6 sinceref unsociable 7 sensitiveg irritable 8 sociableh impatient 9 patienti insincere 10 easy-goingg insensitive c a b e d i j f h g

10 Complete the sentences with the adjectives 1. He is to cold. Он очень чувствителен к холоду. 2. She is a very person. Она очень впечатлительная натура. 3. We found a very witness. Мы нашли очень надежного свидетеля. 4.She is very with strangers. Она очень стесняется посторонних. 5. She is very of taking the responsibility. Она не решается брать на себя ответственность. sensitive reliable shy

11 Complete the sentences with the adjectives 6. He is as as a mule. Он упрямый как осёл. 7. I want to be with you. Я хочу быть откровенной с вами. 8. He is poor, but. Он беден, но честен. 9. She is that she will win.Она уверена, что выиграет. stubborn honest confident

12 Qualities which best describe you I’d like to share the qualities I have. First of all,… Moreover I … There is a quality I don’t have but would like to have. I’m … and …. I’d like to be more ….

13 Body language 1. palms sweat – nervous Nick’s palms are sweating. He seems to be nervous (He looks nervous). 2. scratch one’s head – Pete’s scratching his head. He seems to be. 3. tap one’s foot - Alex’s tapping his foot. He looks. puzzled impatient

14 Body language 4. bite one’s lips – Helen’s biting her lips. She looks. 5. cross one’s arms - Gus’s crossing his arms. He seems to be. 6. shrug one’s shoulders - John’s shrugging his shoulders. He seems to be. worried bored unsure

15 Body language 7. clench one’s teeth/fists Laura’s clenching her teeth. She looks. 8. raise one’s eyebrows - Tom’s raising his eyebrows. He seems to be. furious surprised

16 Warm-up contest It's time for warm-up contest. Let's divide into two teams. Your task is to name an adjective describing character for the opposite team. When the team gives a correct answer, it gets 1 score.

17 Lexical contest You are going to get the cards. Your task is to read them and complete with an appropriate word. When the team gives a correct answer, it gets 1 score. The team managed to finish the task first, gets an extra 1 score.

18 Listening contest It's time for Listening contest. Your task is to listen to the description and match each person to the adjective that best describe him or her. When the team gives a correct answer, it gets 1 score. The team managed to finish the task first, gets an extra 1 score. After this final contest we are going to sum up our results and name the winner.

19  Excellent!  Thank you very much for your work!  See you next lesson!

20 Урок-презентация по теме «Breaking the ice» УМК «Английский в фокусе 8» Выполнила: Учитель английского языка Николаева Майя Александровна МБОУ гимназии № 7 г Красногорска


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