Step 1 Free talk
What do you
usually do at weekends?
What do you like
T: I like
climbing mountains. I usually climb mountains in spring and autumn.
In Suzhou spring
is from March to May. Summer is from June to August. Autumn is form September
to November. Winter is from December to February.
months of a year)
Step 2. Story
a. When is Christmas?
b. What do people usually do at
c. What do people eat at Christmas?
2. Christmas is
a western holiday. Today we’ll talk about Chinese festivals.
Watch and Match
a. How many festivals?
b. What are they?
c. Match (teach: the Spring Festival, the
Dragon Boat Festival, the Mid-Autumn Festival, the Double Ninth Festival) We
also call Spring Festival Chinese New Year.
3. Watch and
a. What festival is it?
b. Do you have any questions?
c. Listen and answer: When is …? What do
people do? What do people eat?
d. Pair work
e. Read and imitate
f. Say something about Spring Festival
4. People eat
dumpling at the Spring Festival. Which festival do people eat rice dumplings?
a. Read in pairs.
b. Ask and answer
c. Read and imitate.
Say something about the Dragon Boat Festival.
5. Read, Ask and
Read picture 3/4 and try to finish the
Students read and ask and answer in pairs.
6. Read the
whole text and imitate.
Step 3 After
Discuss: What’s your favourite festival?
Festival Dragon Boat Festival Mid-Autumn Festival Double Ninth Festival
do people do?
do people eat?