Teaching aims and demands
1.Let the Ss know the harm of smoking through this dialogue.
2. Learn the daily expressions “ask permission, give permission, refuse permission ”
A free talk with the students to review the ways of asking for permission.
1) Can I use your pen/textbook, please?
2) May I close/open the door?
3) Could I have a look at your homework?
4) Yes, of course.
5) Sure. Go ahead.
Step 2 Dialogue
Close your books, please. We are going to listen to a dialogue between Wang Bing and Hank. They are in Hank’s office.
I. The first listening:
Listening to this dialogue once, then answer the questions
1. What two things does Wang Bing want to do?
(smoke in the office, use the phone)B
2. Can Wang Bing smoke in the office?
(No. It is not allowed)
3. Can he use the phone?
(Yes, of course.)
II. The second listening:
Listening to this dialogue twice, then answer the questions
1. How does Wang Bing ask for permission?
Do you mind if I do…?
Would you mind if did…?
I wonder if could/can…?
2. How does Hank give permission or refuse to give permission?
I’m sorry, but it’s not allowed.
I’m afraid all these offices are non-smoking offices.
Sure. Go ahead.
If you want some money for a football ticket, you may ask your parents for permission as well as for money.
--- Hi, mum. There will be a wonderful football match in our city this weekend.
---You know, I’m not interested in it at all.
---Yes. But I mean, would you mind if I went to watch it?
---Thanks, mum. Would you give me some money for a ticket?
---How much do you need?
---One hundred and fifty.
---That’s too much. I’m afraid I can’t help you.
Ex.1: Read and act out the dialogue in pairs.
Ex.2; Discuss the answers in pairs then check with the whole class. The students are encouraged to give different answers.
Ex:3: Get two students to read the model dialogue, then ask the students to make dialogues about the same picture in pairs, using different expressions. Finally ask several pairs to perform their dialogues.
Step 5. Homework
1. Practice the phrases of permission .
2. Preparation Lesson 6.