Unit 6 grade 7: The first university in Vietnam – Getting Started
Making arrangements for a trip (Arrange for a trip)
1. Task 1 Unit 6 Grade 7 Getting Started
Listen and read. (Listen and read)
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Mai’s Mother: What are you doing, Mai?
Roof: I am preparing for a trip to the Temple of Literature and Quoc Tu Giam.
Mai’s mother: Oh, I know. You know it’s a famous historical and cultural place.
Roof: Of course I know that, Mom.
Mai’s Mother: Did you know it was built in the 11th century? Quoc Tu Giam is considered the first university in Vietnam.
Roof: Yes, we learned that in school. Mom, here’s the list of things I’m planning to bring.
Mai’s mother: Let me see… You definitely don’t need an umbrella. It is winter now and there is not much rain.
Roof: Will it be cold, mom?
Mai’s mother: Yes, bringing warm clothes is a good idea.
Roof: I already know.
Mai’s mother: Temple of Literature is a beautiful place. It is surrounded by trees and contains many interesting objects. You should bring a camera.
Roof: I will bring it, ma’am.
a. Read the conversation again and answer the questions (Read the dialogue again and answer the questions)
first. What is Mai going to visit? What will tomorrow visit?
2. What is the Imperial Academy? (What is Quoc Tu Giam?)
3. When was it founded? (When was it founded?)
4. Where is it located? (Where is it located?)
5. Why is Mai going to take warm clothes? (Why will Mai bring warm clothes?)
Guide to answer
1. She’s going to visit the Temple of Literature – the Imperial Academy.
(She will visit the Temple of Literature – Quoc Tu Giam.)
2. It’s the first university in Vietnam. (It is the first university in Vietnam)
3. In the 11th century. / About one thousand years ago.
(About 1000 years ago or in the 11th century.)
4. In the center of Ha Noi.
(In the center of Hanoi.)
5. Because it will be cold. (Because it will be cold.)
b. Read the conversation again. Complete the table. (Read the conversation again. Complete the following table.)
Guide to answer
Things Mai needs to take
and reasons why
Things Mai doesn’t need
to take and reason why not
warm clothes – it will be cold
(warm clothes – it will be cold)
camera – She can take photos
of interesting things.
(camera – take pictures
an umbrella – the weather
is cold and doesn’t have much
sunlight or rain.
(umbrella – cold weather and no
lots of sun or rain)
2. Task 2 Unit 6 Grade 7 Getting Started
Imagine that you are going to take a trip to a temple or a pagoda (Imagine that you are going to take a trip to a temple or temple)
a. Look at the table and tick (√) the items you would like to take with you. (Look at the board and mark (√) the items you want to take with you.)
b. Work in pairs. Tell your partner about three of the items you would take with you for the trip and explain why. You can use the following suggestions. (Work in pairs. Tell you about three items you will bring for the trip and explain why. You can use the following suggestions.)
I’ll take warm clothes because it’ll be cold.
Guide to answer
– I will take an umbrella because it will rain.
(I will need to bring an umbrella because it will rain.)
– I will take a mobile phone because I will use it to contact my friends.
(I will bring a cell phone because I will use it to contact friends.)
– I’d like to take bottled water because I will be thirsty.
(bottled water: I want to bring bottled water because I will be thirsty.)
c. Work in pairs. Give advice to your partner about what to take and what not to take on the trip. Give reasons. (Do it in pairs. Give your classmates advice on what to bring and what not to bring on the trip. Give reasons.)
A: I want to take a trip to Sapa.
B: You’s better take warm clothes because it’s cold.
A: I want to travel to Sapa.
B: You should bring warm clothes because it is cold.
You’d better take a camera because the landscape is very beautiful for you to take photos there.
It’s a good idea to take a mobile phone because you can will use it to contact your friends.
You won’t need an umbrella because it will not rain.
It’s not necessary to take thank you because you don’t need to use it.
You should bring a camera because the scenery there is very beautiful to take pictures.
It’s a good idea to carry a cell phone because you can use it to keep in touch with friends.
You don’t need to bring an umbrella because it won’t rain.
You don’t need to bring a tent because you don’t need to use it.
3. Task 3 Unit 6 Grade 7 Getting Started
Imagine that your class is planning a trip to Huong Pagoda. Work in groups. Ask and answer questions about how to make arrangements for the trip. Then fill in the table (Imagine that your class will be planning a trip to the Perfume Pagoda. Work in groups. Ask and answer questions about how to arrange the trip. Then fill in the table.)
Guide to answer
Where to go
When to go
Who to go with
How to get there
Take a bus
What to take
Umbrella, bottled water, food
What to do
Visit the pagoda, pray for good things.
A: Where will we go?
B: We will go to Huong pagoda.
A: When will we go?
B: We will go next weekend.
A: Who will we go with?
B: Our friends.
A: How will we get there?
B: We will take a bus.
A: What will we take?
B: Umbrella, bottled water, food.
A: What will we do?
B: Visit pagoda, pray for good things.
A: Where are we going?
B: We will go to Perfume Pagoda
A: Who do we go with?
B: Our friends
A: How do we get there?
B: We catch a bus
A: What do we bring?
B: umbrella, water and food
A: What will we do?
B: Visit the temple and pray for good things
4. Practice Task 1
Choose the odd one out (Choose a different word)
Question 1: A. temple B. pagoda C. communal house D. hostel
Question 2: A. teacher B. lecturer C. professor D. doctor
Question 3: A. form B. find C. found D. establish
Question 4: A. dormitory B. college C. university D. secondary school
Question 5: A. learn B. study C. teach D. lie
5. Practice Task 2
Choose the best answers. (Choose the best answer)
Question 1: _________ was built of wood on a single stone post.
A. Khue Van Pavilion B. One Pillar Pagoda
C. Imperial Academy D. World Heritage Site
Question 2: The _________ in Hanoi is the area with busy streets and lots of shops as well as restaurants.
A. Doctors’ stone tablets B. Emperor
C. Temple of Literature D. Old Quarter
Question 3: He finally received the _________ that he deserved for his teaching career.
A. recognition B. relic C. scholar D. site
Question 4: The red rose is a _________ of beauty and romantic love.
A. scholar B. doctorate C. symbol D. tomb
Question 5: Cambridge University was founded in 1209 by a group of _________ from the University of Oxford.
A. Emperor B. scholars C. relics D. statues
At the end of the lesson, students need to do full exercises, practice reading comprehension and remembering the words mentioned in the lesson:
- consider /kənˈsɪdə(r)/ (v) : consider as
- build /bɪld/ (v) : build
- Imperial Academy / m’pɪəriəl ə’kædəmi / (n) : Quoc Tu Giam
- found /faʊnd/ (v): established
- pagoda /pəˈɡəʊdə/ (n) : pagoda
- surround /səˈraʊnd/ (v): surround, surround
- Temple of Literature / ‘templ v ‘lɪtərɪtʃə / (n) : Temple of Literature