Unit 15 Writing (Chuan) lop 11


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WELCOME TO OUR CLASS
* He is an American
* He is an astronaut
* He is the first human to walk on the moon.
* He was born on August 5th, 1930 in Wapokotena in Ohio.
GUESSING THE PICTURE
Neil Armstrong
WHO IS HE?
Unit 15 : Space conquest
Lesson 4: Writing
Writing a biography
Find out necessary information to write a biography
Biography
Date of birth
Place of birth
Life / well-known as (famous for)
Career
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Full name
Nationality
I. Pre - writing
1. Activity 1: Brain-storming
Vocabulary
được bổ nhiệm làm gì
+ Bachelor of Science (B.S):
[`bæt∫ələ əv `saiəns]
+ Master of Science (M.S) :
[`mɑ:stə əv `saiəns]
+ space shuttle (n) [`speis`∫ʌtl]
+ leap (n) [ li:p] :
+ resign (from) (v) [,ri:`zain]
+ be appointed [ə`pɔintid] (phv):
Bằng cử nhân khoa học
Bằng thạc sỹ khoa học
tàu vũ trụ
bước nhảy
thôi việc
+ investigate [in`vestigeit] (v):
khám phá, điều tra
Checking vocabulary
1. Scientists ......................to find out the cause of the accident
2. His father decided to .................... from office
3. Barack Obama was .................. as the President of the USA
4. He made a ................. of six metres
Complete the following sentences using the above words.
resign
investigate
leap
appointed
Quote
Place of birth
Known as
Date of birth
Career
Neil Armstrong ( American astronaut )
(1)___________________ 5th August,1930
(2)__________________ Wapokoneta, Ohio
(3) __________________ the first person to walk on the Moon
(4) ____________ 1949-1952 : pilot in United States Navy.
1955 : receive a B.S / Purdue University.
1962: join NASA astronaut program.
1970: receive his M.S./ University of Southern California.
1971 : resign / NASA
1986 : appointed vice chairman / committee/ investigate /
space shuttle Challenger disaster.
(5) __________ “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind”
2. Activity 2: Put each of the headings in the box in the appropriate blank ( Task 1: page 174):
3. Activity 3: Answer the questions about Neil Armstrong.
1. Who is Neil Armstrong?
2. When and where was Neil Armstrong born?
3. When did he work as a pilot in the United States Navy?
4. When did he receive his B.S from Purdue University?
5. Which programmes (program) did he join in 1962?
6. When did he become the first human to step on the Moon’s surface?
7. Where did he receive his M.S in 1970?
8. When did he resign from NASA and what did he do after that ?
9. When was Armstrong appointed vice chairman of the committee that investigated the space shuttle Challenger disaster?
10. What did he say when he stepped on the Moon’s surface?
- Neil Armstrong is a famous American astronaut. He is known as the first person to walk on the moon.
- He was born on 5th August, 1930 in Wapokoneta, Ohio.
- From 1949 to 1952, he worked as a pilot in the United States Navy
- He received his B.S from Purdue University in 1955.
- In 1962 he joined the NASA astronaut programmes.( program)
- On July 20th , 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first human to step on the Moon’s surface.
- He received his M.S from the University of Southern California in 1970.
- He resigned from NASA a year later (in 1971) and from 1971 to 1979, he taught at University of Cincinnati.
- In 1986, he was appointed vice chairman of the committee that investigated the space shuttle Challenger disaster.
- Armstrong is famous (well-known) for what he said /his quote (when he stepped on the moon’s surface) “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind ”
Work in pairs
UNIT 15 : Writing
How to write a biography
1. How many parts are there in a biography?
2. What are they?
- 3 parts:
+ Introduction: date / place of birth, career / job, famous for...
+ Body: lifetime/ important events. ...
+ Conclusion: effects, ...famous sayings...
Useful language
* Phrases:
from .......... to ...
receive ........ from...
resign .......... from...
be known as ...
work as...
* Preposition:
- at, on, in, with, from, to....
* Tenses:
- Past simple tense.
(Present simple tense)
UNIT 15 : Writing
How to write a biography
date and place of birth… ?
career… ?
famous for …?
3. Activity 3: Answers for the questions about Neil Armstrong.
10. Armstrong is famous (well-known) for what he said /his quote (when he stepped on the moon’s surface) “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind ”
1. Neil Armstrong is a famous American astronaut. He is known as the first person to walk on the moon.
2. He was born on 5th August, 1930 in Wapokoneta, Ohio.
3. From 1949 to 1952, he worked as a pilot in the United States Navy
4. He received his B.S from Purdue University in 1955.
5. In 1962 he joined the NASA astronaut programmes.(program)
6. On July 20th , 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first human to step on the Moon’s surface.
7. He received his M.S from the University of Southern California in 1970.
8. He resigned from NASA a year later (in 1971) and from 1971 to 1979, he taught at University of Cincinnati.
9. In 1986, he was appointed vice chairman of the committee that investigated the space shuttle Challenger disaster.
Name,
date/place
of birth
Life and
career
Present
life
II. While - Writing
1. Activity 1: Write a biography of Neil Armstrong from the information given in Task 1.
( Work in groups )
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You may begin with:
Neil Armstrong is a famous American astronaut. He is known as the first person to walk on the moon. He was born ...
Correct written work

Check the ideas and common mistakes
Grammar Spelling
III. Post - Writing
UNIT 15 : Writing
Neil Armstrong is an American astronaut. He is known as the first person to walk on the Moon. He was born on August 5th, 1930 in Wapokoneta in Ohio. From 1949 to 1952, he worked as a pilot in the United States Navy. Armstrong received his B.S. from Purdue University in 1955. He joined the NASA astronaut program in 1962. Neil Armstrong became the first human to step on the Moon`s surface on July 20th, 1969. Armstrong and Aldrin spent two and a half hours on the Moon`s surface. Armstrong received his M.S at the University of Southern California in 1970. In 1971 he resigned from NASA and from 1971 to 1979, he taught at the University of Cincinnati. In 1986 Armstrong was appointed vice chairman of the committee that investigated the space shuttle Challenger disaster. He is also well-known for what he said when he stepped on the moon’s surface: "That`s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind”.
Unit 15: Writing
Date of birth .............. ?
Place of birth ............. ?
Career ........................ ?
Famous for ................ ?
* Phrases:
- from ......... to ........
- receive ...... from....
- resign ........ from....
- be known as .....
- work as ........
* Preposition:
- at, on, in, with, from , to
* Tenses:
- Past simple tense
* Homework
Prepare “Language Focus” lesson
UNIT 15 : Writing
Writing a biography
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Task 3: Write a paragraph of
Neil Armstrong, using the answers in
Task 2.
Tense: past simple (present simple)
Phrases: be known as, work as, receive … from, resign … from.
Prepositions: from … to
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Unit 15: Writing
Homework

In 120 words, write a short biography of a famous person you know.
Unit 15: Writing
The short biography often has three parts:
1. Name, date, and place of birth.
(educational background, personal
family…….)
2. Life and career.
3. Present life (Date and place of death)
2. He was born on August, 1930 in Wapokoneta, Ohio.
1. Neil Armstrong is a famous American astronaut. He is known as the
first person to walk on the moon.
3. He worked as a pilot in United States Navy from 1949 to 1952.
4. He received his B.S from Purdue University in 1955, and in 1962 he
joined the NASA astronaut program.
5. He became the first human to step on the Moon’s surface on
20th July, 1969.
6. He received his M.S from University of Southern California in 1970.
A year later, he resigned from NASA and from 1971 to 1979 he taught
at the University of Cincinnati.
10. Armstrong is also well- known for what he said when he stepped
on the Moon’s surface: “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap
for mankind”
7. In 1986, he was appointed as vice chairman of the committee that
investigated the space shuttle Challenger disaster.
Name,
date & place
of birth
Life and
career
Present
life
1. Who is Neil Armstrong?
2. When and where was he born?
3. What did he do from 1949 to 1952?
4. What did he do in 1955 and in 1962?
5. Did he become the first human to step on the Moon’s surface on 20thJuly,1969?

6. What did he do after he received his M.S from University of Southern California in 1970?

7. What did he do in 1986?
8. What did he say when he stepped on the Moon’s surface?