WELCOME TO OUR CLASS Look at these pictures 1. Who are they? 2.Where do they work? Unit 1: A DAY IN THE LIFE OF… READING VOCABULARY peasant - peasant (n) - buffalo (n) - field (n) - plough (v) - harrow (v) - transplant (v) nông dân con trâu cánh đồng cày bừa cấy transplant VOCABULARY ring…ring …ring tobacco go off VOCABULARY daily routine get up breakfast lunch dinner several lead to get ready plot of land (adj) (n) (v) (n) (n) (n) (adj) (v) (v ) (n) hàng ngày công việc thức dậy bữa ăn sáng bữa ăn trưa bữa ăn tối vài dắt, dẫn chuẩn bị thửa ruộng VOCABULARY take a rest break fellow local continue bank pump crop contented with (v) (n) (n) (adj) (v) (n) (v) (n) (adj) nghỉ ngơi, giải lao giờ/thời gian nghỉ ngơi bạn địa phương tiếp tục bờ bơm nước mùa, vụ hài lòng với Work in pairs: Collecting the phrases relating to the farmer’s work. doing homework, leading the buffalo to the field, learning lesson, singing karaoke, teaching, ploughing and harrowing, pumping water, correcting exercises, transplanting, playing golf. Answers: leading the buffalo to the field, ploughing and harrowing, pumping water, transplanting. Work in pairs: Guess what Mr. Vy does, what Mrs. Tuyet does and tick () into the right column. Their activities 1. Boiling water 2. Preraring meals 3. Leading a buffalo to the field 4. Taking care of children 5. Transplanting 6. Ploughing and harrowing the plot of land 7. Drinking tea and chatting with friends Mr. Vy Mrs. Tuyet Task 1: Choose the option A, B, C, or D that best suits the italicized word(s). 1. The alarm goes off at 4:30. A. goes wrong B. goes away C. rings 2. It takes me 45 minutes to get ready. A. to go B. to wake up C. to prepare 3. We chat about our work. A. talk in friendly way B. learn C. discuss 4. We are content with what we do. A. satisfied with B. disappointed with C. interested in Task 2: Answer the following questions 1. What is Mr Vy’s occupation? He is a peasant / farmer 2. What time does he get up and what does he do after that? He gets up at 4:30 and then he goes down to the kitchen to boil some water for his morning tea 3. What does he do in the morning? In the morning he lead the buffalo to the field and then ploughs and harrows his plot of land, drinks tea and smokes local tobacco during his break. 4. What do Mr Vy and his wife do in the afternoon? In the afternoon, they repair the banks of their plot of land. Mr. Vy pumps water into it while his wife does transplanting 5. Are they happy with their lives or not? Yes, They are. Because they love working and they love their children. Task 3: Scan the passage and make a brief note about Mr. Vy and Mrs. Tuyet’s daily routines. Then compare your note with your partner. in the morning - 4:30: the alarm goes off, Mr. Vy gets up, goes down to the kitchen, boils water for tea, Drinks tea, has a quick breakfast, lead the buffalo to the field. - 5:15: leaves the house - 5:30:arrives in the field, ploughs and harrows his plot of land. - 7:45:Takes a rest - 10:30: goes homes - 11:30: has lunch with family in the afternoon after dinner -2:30: Mr. Vy and Mrs. Tuyet go to the field again, repairs the banks of their plot of land. He pumps water into it. She does the transplanting. - 6:00 p.m: finish work - 7:00 p.m: have dinner - watch TV - go to bed HOME WORK Write a short passage about their parents’ day. About 80 words. THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION!