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IELTS BASIC COURSE

LESSON I
By: Ms. Ngoc

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LESSON I
You will learn:
- Skills: Greetings and introducing yourself
- Vocabulary: Countries, nationalities &
languages
- Grammar: Be in Present simple
- Pronunciation: Vowel sounds: // and /i:/

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I. Greetings & Introduction.


(formal) Hello/ Hi (Informal)
How are you, how do you do?
Fine thanks and you?
Just fine
Good Morning
Good afternoon
Good evening

Listen and do task 1a (Handout 1)


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Saying Goodbye
See you tomorrow/ I see you tomorrow/ See you
See you next time
Good luck
Good bye
Good night
So long!

Ill see you later


Thats all for today

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A Conversation

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B:
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Hello/ Hi
How are you?
Im fine. Thank you
And you?
What is your name?
My name is _______________________
Can you spell your name?
________
Where are you from?
I am from ___________________________
Do you like ___________________________
Yes, I like ____________________________
No, I dont like ________________________
A: Good bye, see you later.

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HOMEWORK

- Complete all Grammar Sheet


- Practice pronouncing exercises on
page 4-9 and record it on an MP3 file
- Study new words and prepare a 2minute- introduction about yourself.
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INTRODUCING YOURSELF AND OTHER PEOPLE


Introducing yourself
Can/ May I introduce myself?
My names .
Let me introduce myself. Im...
Hello. My name is..? Im from

Introducing other
people
Can/May I introduce my
friend?
This is .

Im .years old.

Have you met ?

Im married/single

I would like you to meet..

Im working at.

I want you to meet

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PRACTICE
Activity 1: Lets introduce yourself to your
partner.
Activity 2: Lets introduce your partner to
everyone.

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II. VOCABULARY:

COUNTRIES, NATIONALITIES AND LANGUAGES

1. Continents

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II. VOCABULARY:

COUNTRIES, NATIONALITIES AND LANGUAGES

1. Continents

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II. VOCABULARY:
COUNTRIES, NATIONALITIES AND LANGUAGES
countriesandnationalities-091024110135-phpapp01.pps

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Country

Nationality

Argentina

/dntin/

Argentinian

Australia

/s'treilj/

Australian

/s'treiljn/

Brazil

/brzl/

Brazilian

/brzlin/

Chile

/tli/

Chilean

/tlin/

China

/tan/

Chinese

/taniz/

Denmark

/denmk/

Danish

den/

Ecuador

/ekwd(r)/

Ecuadorian

/ekwdrin/

Egypt

/idpt/

Egyptian

/idpn/

France

/frns/

French

/frent/

Finland

/fnlnd/

Finnish

/fn/

German

/dmn/

Germany
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/dmni/

/dntnin/

Country

Nationality

The United Kingdom


of Great Britain

/ junatd kdm v British


ret brtn /

/brt/

England

/lnd/

English

/l/

Scotland

/sktlnd/

Scottish

/skt/

Wales

/welz/

Welsh

/wel/

Northern Ireland

/nn alnd/

Northern Irish

/nn ar/

Greece

/ris/

Greek

/rik/

Holland

/hlnd/

Dutch

/dt/

Ireland

/alnd/

Irish

/ar/

Italy

/tli/

Italian

/tlin/

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Country

Nationality

Japan

/dpn/

Japanese

/dpniz/

Peru

/pru/

Peruvian

/pruvin/

Poland

/plnd/

Polish

/pl/

Portugal

/ptl/

Portuguese

/ptiz/

Russia

/r/

Russian

/rn/

Spain

/spen/

Spanish

/spn/

Sweden

/swidn/

Swedish

/swid/

American

/merkn/

The USA ( The United / junatd stet v


State of America
merk/
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GAMES:
Can you guess where I am from?
- Work in groups of three,
- discuss and pick the country that is
describe
- You will get one star if you are the
first to choose the correct country
- The one with the most stars will win
the games
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Hanbok is our traditional costume

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Hanbok is our traditional costume


Korea

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My country is the country of


Belly-dance

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My country is the country of


Belly-dance
India

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This is the country of Flamenco


and Bullfighting

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This is the country of Flamenco


and Bullfighting
Spain

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Belfast is the capital


of my country

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Belfast is the capital


of my country
Northern Ireland

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Bremen is a well-known football club


of my country

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Bremen is a well-known football club


of my country

Germany

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We have
7 Miss Universes,
6 Miss Worlds,
6 Miss Internationals
and 1 Miss Earths

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We have
7 Miss Universes,
6 Miss Worlds,
6 Miss Internationals
and 1 Miss Earths
Venezuela
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We are famous for Vodka


and fur-hat-men

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We are famous for Vodka


and fur-hat-men

Russia

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You usually see men wearing kilt


(knee-length skirt) on our
traditional days

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You usually see men wearing kilt


(knee-length skirt) on our
traditional days

Scotland

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My country has 50 World Heritage


Sites

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My country has 50 World Heritage


Sites

Italia

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III. Grammar: BE in PRESENT SIMPLE


We use BE:
- To say who we are: Im Steve. This is my friend Bill.
- To talk about the weather: Its very cold today.
- To talk about the time: Its ten oclock.
- To talk about place (prepositional phrase): They are
in the meeting room.
- To talk about peoples ages: She is 10 years old.
- To describe the feelings or something: Im tired.
Shes hungry. This girl is beautiful.
- To greet or apology: How are you? Im sorry.
- To talk about existence of something in There
is/there are structure: Where there is a will, there is
a way

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IV. PRONUNCIATION:

Sound // and /i:/

How to pronounce /i:/

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IV. PRONUNCIATION:
How to pronounce: / /

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Sound // and /i:/

PRACTICE
Pronounce these following countries and nationalities

Brazil
Portuguese English
Irish
Chinese
Danish
East Timor
Greece
Egypt
Philippine
Finland
India
Vietnamese
Bolivia
Switzerland
Which word has /i:/, which has /I/

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PRACTICE
Pronounce these following countries and nationalities

Brazil/brzl/
Portuguese/ptiz/
English /l/
Irish /ar/
Chinese/taniz/
Danish /den/
East Timor/ist tim(r)/ Greece/ris/
Egypt/idpt/
Philippine/flpin/
Finland/fnlnd/
India /'indj/
Vietnamese /vjetnmiz/ Bolivia /blvi/
Switzerland/swtslnd/
Which word has /i:/, which has /I/

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