School number: 10
I divide these words into several groups according to their characteristics, and each group will be demonstrated with different techniques.
Group1: expensive and cheap (visual demonstration)
The teacher gives some groups of pictures to students who are going to guess meaning of these two words. Then the demonstration about these pictures will be given by the
teacher. Finally, the teacher checks the answer and teaches them to read.
A. in the jewelry store
B. in the supermarket
Group 2: a sponge, a hammer, a coat hanger and greenhouse (Picture and Exemplify)
The teacher gives a picture of a sponge, a hammer and a coat hanger to students. Students will guess the meaning of every word based on these pictures. And then the teacher gives the students the English meaning of them. Finally, the teacher teaches
them to read and give them more examples.
water easily, used for washing or cleaning. A sponge: it is a piece of material that is soft and light and full of holes and can hold
A hammer: it is a tool with a handle and a heavy metal head, used for breaking things
or hitting nails.
A coat hanger: it is a curved piece of wood, plastic or wire, with a hook at the top , that you use to hang clothes up on.
Greenhouse: it is a building with glass sides and a glass roof for growing plants in.
Group3: lazy, to look after and to increase (Verbal context)
Lazy: students guess the meaning of word lazy according to the talk between two students.
A. I lost 3 kilogram these days, I am so happy today.
B. Congratulations. But my weight is kept all the time.
A. What do you always do after supper?
B. I often watch TV and play computer games.
A. I got it. That is because you are quite lazy. If you do enough exercise after supper, your weight will be lighter and lighter.
To look after: student guess the meaning from the following dialogue.
A. Mom, I would like to have a pet. I think the cat is so lovely.
B. Sweetheart, it is impossible for you. Having a cat means that you?ll do a lot of things for them. Such as: preparing meals, taking a bath, going for a walk etc. however, You are just 6 years old.
A. Ok, mom. And can I have a toy cat?
B. Of course.
To increase: students guess the meaning from the complaint of a housewife.
“Oh, what a terrible thing. Yesterday, I bought 2 kilograms of eggs from the supermarket, and it costs me only 8 Yuan. However, I buy the same amount of eggs accept it. ”
Group 4: sad (antonym)
The teacher tells students that “sad” is the antonym of “happy”. Students guess the meaning of the word “sad”. And then the teacher explains it with examples. Eg: Li Ming was so happy yesterday, since it was sunny.
Li Ming is so sad today, since it is rainy.
Group 5: to shave (pre-fabricated formulaic item and physical demonstration) The teacher teaches students a verbal phrase “to shave one?s beard off”, then gives them a physical demonstration that looks like someone shaving his beard. Students are required to guess its meaning. The teacher checks their answer, and gives them specific explanation.
Group 6: two million
The teacher writes the following words on the blackboard to let students revise numbers they have learned before, and then tell students the contact between each number. (2, 20, 200, 2000, 20000, 200000, 2000000). Finally students guess the meaning of two million. The teacher checks their answer, and teaches them to read.
Eg: two, twenty (ten twos), two hundred (ten twenties), two thousand (ten two hundreds), twenty thousand, two hundred thousand, two million (one thousand two thousands)
Group 7: a reward (context in real life)
The teacher provides a context in real life to students. Students guess and conclude the meaning of the word reward. Finally the teacher checks their answer and teaches students to read.
Eg: “You all work hard in this smester, so everyone gets a good mark in the final exam. I give each of you a reward. Maybe you are received a pencil, a book, a notebook etc. Hearing such good news, your mother praises you and says: ?I am proud of you. ”
A reward: it is the return for good performance materially and psychologically.
Group 8: fight (physical demonstration)
The teacher invites two students to give the physical demonstration about this word. Students guess the meaning. The teacher explains the word in detail and teaches students to read.
Group 9: typist and boxer (word formation, physical and visual demonstration) At first, the teacher gives the English explanation of these two words to students (type, box) to let students guess the meaning. Then the teacher does the physical demonstration to make students check the meaning by themselves.
Eg: Type: it is an action that you write by means of keyboard.
Box: it is an action you hit with the fist.
Next, the teacher tells students that typist is someone whose job is for typing, and the boxer is someone whose career is for boxing. The teacher shows the picture of a typist and a boxer to have students check their answer. Finally, the teacher teaches students