Monday, April 28, 2014

Lesson Plan: Career Development

by Nana Kikalishvili, Zugdidi Public School #3 English Language Teacher

Objective: By the end of the lesson, students will be able to write a motivation letter, develop a CV and present them.
Grade: 11

Stage 1

Activity 1: teacher checks homework (5 min)

Activity 2: warm-up; eliciting questions: (5 min; in pairs)
1) what is a CV? what kind of information should it include?
2) what is an application form/ motivation letter?

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Access Program Changes Lives

Salome Abramishvili, 15, joined the English Access Mictroscholarship (Access) Program in Telavi, Kakheti region in September 2012 and has been one of the most hardworking and motivated students ever since.

Funded by the U.S. Embassy in Tbilisi and implemented by PH International, Access Program aims to make the study of English accessible to adolescent from an economically disadvantaged background. In addition to working on their language skills, the participants of the program become familiar with various aspects of U.S. and western democratic values and culture, develop leadership qualities and interpersonal skills. 

Monday, April 14, 2014

Lesson Plan: Volunteerism

by Nino Sarauli, Village  Mejvriskhevi Public School English Language Teacher

Overall Objectives: Ss will develop awareness of voluntarism and develop language related to rebuilding.
Language Objectives: Ss will use active verbs and new vocabulary.
Civic Education Objectives: Ss will   develop awareness of voluntarism  through a concrete example.

Warm-up (5 min): T writes the title of the text on the board. Asks Ss to predict what vocabulary is in the text. make a class word wall.

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Intensive Course for Teachers of English (ICTE) Program Video Clip

Watch the ICTE Program video clip to learn about all the wonderful things that have been accomplished under this really successful project!

Lesson Plan: Famous People

by Thea Khachoshvili, Village Naphareuli English Language Teacher

Grade: 11 
Main Objective: By the end of the lesson Ss. will be able to reconstruct the text about “Frank Abagnale” and discuss it
Method: Dictogloss
Classroom management: Ss. are divided into three groups.
Assassment: Grades

1. Warm up (2mn) Teacher shows a clear slide in which a photo of famous person (Leonardo DiCaprio)  is hidden and asks students to ask yes/no questions before they understand  this person. After this T. shows them this photo.
Objective: To make interesting environment and encourage students to involve in the process
Resources: Laptop; projector
Organisation: individually

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Lesson Plan: Festivals

by Nino Sarauli, Village Didi Mejvriskhevi Public School English Language Teacher

Overall Objectives: Ss will discover the cultural meaning of festivals in different seasons.
Language Objectives: Ss will learn new vocabulary and verbs to describe festivals.
Civic Education Objectives: Ss will realize differences between festivals in different seasons.
Grade: 5th
Warm-up (9 min):  Show the poster, ask students to tell what do they see there. Ask them ‘ which season is it?’ write words on the board.
Activity 1 (pre-reading) (15 min): 
·         In groups, ask Ss to answer the questions according the text.  The text* is on the wall. One member from each group runs , finds the answer in the text and writes on the handout (Handout 1).
·        One group reads the question and the answer, If other groups  have the same answer they show a ‘finger stick’.