Lesson ProjectDrinking Tea – The British Way(Cross-Curricular Project for the week: “Să ştii mai multe, să fii mai bun!”)Name: Filimon Florentina-RebecaSchool: Gimnazială Iacobini (Brazii)Grades: 5th– 8thLesson type: Culture and CivilizationTopic: The Brits and the TeaTime: 60-90 min.OBJECTIVES:By the end of this activity:1) Students will be able to narrate important milestones in the historyof tea in Britain2) Students will be able to describe different types of tea that theBritish people use to drink.3) Students will have enriched their knowledge with some facts/ words/expressions about the British tea-drinking habits.4) Students will be able to prepare the tea just like the Brits do.CONCEPTS / INFORMATION:The history of drinking tea in Britain.The traditional way of making tea.Britains favourite teas…Tea words and phrases…Interesting facts about tea.
MATERIALS: Background information about tea culture, ppt presentation, teapot,tea, milk, sugar etc.STAGES OF THE LESSON1) Introduce students to the topic by asking what their favorite drink is andhow many of them drink tea. Explain that over half of the world’spopulation drinks tea. The British people drink lots of tea. Also in China,Japan and India, people drink lots of tea. Qs. Do Romanian people drinktea rather than coffee?2) Introduce students to the British tea culture by showing them a pptpresentation. Ss participate actively by answering T’s questions or byasking themselves some questions.3) T shows them a video about ‘how to make an English tea’. Ss listencarefully. After that, Ss and the T prepare the tea and serve it (with orwithout milk) in the British way.4) Ss and the T discuss their impressions about the lesson while they areserving their cup of tea.