Розробки уроків - АНГЛІЙСЬКА МОВА - 11 клас - за підручником О. Д. Карп’юк

UNIT 2. MAKE UP YOUR MIND

LESSON 21. WRITING FORMAL LETTERS

Цілі: формувати навички письма; вдосконалювати навички усного мовлення, читання; розвивати культуру спілкування й мовленнєву реакцію учнів; виховувати зацікавленість у розширенні своїх знань.

Procedure

1.Warm-up

Discuss the differences in layout and language between informal and informal letters (indentation, the use of contracted verb forms, the use of phrasal verbs and idiomatic language, etc.). Fill in the chart with the following expressions, phrasal verbs, idioms and slang, contracted verb forms like we’ve, I’m, etc., short sentences, polite phrases, fewer passive verb forms:

1) I am sorry to inform you that...

2) I am very grateful for...

3) Why don’t we...

4) I will not be able to attend the...

5) Give my regards to...

6) I look forward to hearing from you...

7) Let me know as soon as...

8) Dear Tom,

9) Dear Ms Smithers,

10) Best wishes,

11) Yours faithfully,

12) I’m really sorry I...

13) Unfortunately, we will have to postpone...

14) We had a little bit of luck...

15) Our computers are used for a variety...

16) I use my pencil sharpener for...

Formal letter

Informal letter

   

2. Speaking

Do ex. 1, p. 66.

3. Reading and writing

Do ex. 2, p. 66.

4. Reading

Do ex. 3, p. 67.

5. Writing and speaking

Work in pairs

Finish the sentences and discuss possible variants.

1) I would like to thank you for...

2) I would like to request that...

3) Would it be at all possible for...

4) I would be grateful if you could...

5) Yours...

6) Thank you for your...

7) Thanking you in...

8) Please find...

9) I would like to place an...

10) I am sorry to have to inform you that...

6. Reading and writing

Read the text and do the tasks.

The defining feature of distance learning is that you do not need to attend the awarding university institution in person. This style of study is not new. The University of London established its external programme in 1858 to make the degree accessible to students who, for one reason or another, could not come to London to study, and it now offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications to almost 24,500 students in over 157 countries around the world. Now, a growing number of other UK institutions are developing distance learning programmes to offer students the chance of studying without leaving home. Distance learning suits people for many different reasons. For Petrakis, “Family and financial circumstances prevent me from studying abroad for extended periods, but I could manage a couple of short visits”. For Teresa, “I now have two small children, it is impossible for me to attend University. I would, therefore, like to study at home”.

Finding the finance to study may be difficult, “Due to financial constraints; I could not further my education in any conventional way, and so I joined the bank, my present employer. My ambition is to improve my career prospects by obtaining a university degree”, said George Morgan.

For some people whose job requires regular travel or irregular working hours, distance learning may be the only way they improve their qualifications and seek promotion. In most cases, students have choice of when to study and how quickly they progress through the programme.

Academic support given to a distance learning student varies from programme to programme and from institution to institution, however, the focus is on self-study. Students may receive basic academic guidance through specially written study guides. Many programmes provide an extensive range of materials including videos, computer disks and audio tapes. Some institutions have introduced programmes of study which can be delivered to a student’s home by internet.

Academic support is not the only support required. Without the support of family, colleagues and friends, studying for a qualification as an external student would be a great deal harder. John Chetcuti says “my wife’s support throughout all these years has been precious. Had it not been for her support when I was down in the dumps I probably would not have persevered to the end”.

True or False

1) The Internet is used to mail distance learning materials to students.

2) Distant learners need only the academic support.

Write an essay about different forms and tools of learning stating the ones that appeal to you.

Introduction

State the importance of learning in our rapidly changing world Thesis: learning may take different forms using various tools

Body

1) different forms of learning:

a) Formal referring to learning through a progrmmme of instruction resulting in a qualification or certification.

b) Non formal referring to learning through a programme of instruction but doesn’t lead to certification.

c) Informal referring to learning resulting from activities in daily work, family or leisure. (give examples of each.)

2) tools of learning: give examples (internet, reading,...)

Conclusion

In a nutshell, learning ...

7. Summary

What main points should you write in your application letter?

8. Homework

Write a letter applying for a job, telling the manager why you would like the position and why you would be good at the job.



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