Урок английского языка 9 класс “Let the music begin” Учитель английского языка высшей квалификационной категории Шатровской средней общеобразовательной школы Теплоухова Ольга Сергеевна Music is the only language, which is understood by all creatures… Is music important for people? Do you like music? What sort of music do you listen to? What can music do for people? What is your favourite music? What is your favourite group? Who is your favourite singer? Can you do without music? original jazz aggressive sentimental tuneless romantic complicated catchy rap classical folk pop rock techno Let the music begin •My favourite style of music Let the music begin The Beatles The four-member band from Liverpool, England, known as The Beatles, became one of the most popular rock and roll bands in history. In a course of 8 years they changed not only rock and roll, but also the face of all music forever. Now almost all people know the names of those great musicians. Find the answers to the following questions in the Internet! http://ru.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Beatles When and where the group was formed ? How many singers did the group include? What are their names? Who is still alive? What music did they play? What are their most famous albums? How many albums did they sell? When did the group split? Beatle № 1 John Lennon (John Winston Lennon) – Born - October 9, 1940, Liverpool, England Appearance - brown eyes, dark hair, 180 sm high Favourite colour – green, hobby – writing stories Died - December 8, 1980, New York, USA Beatle № 2 Paul McCartney (James Paul McCartney) Born - June 18, 1942, Liverpool, England Appearance – brown eyes, dark hair, 180 sm high Favourite colour – blue, favourite food – roast beef Beatle №3 George Harrison Born - February 25, 1943, Liverpool, England Appearance – brown eyes, dark hair, 180 sm high Favourite colour – purple, favourite food - hamburger Died - November 30, 2001, Los Angeles, USA Beatle № 4 Ringo Starr (Richard Starkey) – Born - July 7, 1940, Dingle, Liverpool, England Appearance - blue eyes, dark hair, 173 sm high Favourite colour – red, hobby - reading The Beatles. Main Facts The youngest – George Harrison A good boy at school – Paul McCartney Left handed - Paul McCartney Hasn’t finished school – Ringo Starr The best single – “A Day in the Life” The best album – “Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” Pre-Beatlemania. 1960-1963 “The Fabulous Four” came from Liverpool. They began playing together in 1959. They appeared in different clubs until a string of hits in 1962-63 made them Britain’s top new band. In September, 1962, the band's first single “Love Me Do” was released, eventually reaching №17 in the UK. Beatlemania. 1964-1965 What followed is usually called Beatlemania. The Beatles were very popular those days. They became a voice of new generation. They had hit after hit on both sides of Atlantic. By 1970, though, a mixture of drugs arguments and money problems brought the band’s career to the end. Their greatest hits include: “Love me do”, “I want to hold your hand”, “Help”, “Yesterday”, “All I need is love” and others. The Beatles were polite, they wore strong suits, came from the north of England. Life After The Beatles. 1970-present. All four of The Beatles carried on with successful solo careers after the breakup of The Beatles. John Lennon released seven albums between 1970 and 1980. An additional album, Milk and Honey, was released (in 1984) after Lennon's death. Life After The Beatles. 1970-present. Paul McCartney has been the most prolific ex-Beatle as a solo artist. He continues to tour and record and he is really one of the most successful musicians in history. Life After The Beatles. 1970-present. George Harrison released a dozen solo albums and produced films through his company, Handmade Films. Harrison died of cancer at the age of 58 in November 2001. Life After The Beatles. 1970-present. Ringo Starr has released nearly two dozen albums and appeared in about the same number of films since the breakup of The Beatles. In addition to the 23 albums released during the band's life (19601970) there have been more than 150 compilations, recorded interviews and videos issued. Hundreds of books have been written about their personal lives, their music, and their influence on pop culture and rock music. Their original record label, EMI and the Guinness Book of World Records estimate that more than 1-billion The Beatles albums, singles and CDs have been sold worldwide. Test yourself! Choose the right answer! 1. One of the most popular groups of the 1960-s was… a) The Beatles 2. The Beatles began their career in… a) 1962 3. b) Paul McCartney’s c) John Lennon’s b) George Harrisson’s c) John Lennon’s b) Paul McCartney c) John Lennon What music did the Beatles perform? a) pop 8. c) John Lennon Who was a left – handed member of the group? a) Ringo Starr 7. b) Paul McCartney Whose hobby was reading books? a) Ringo Starr’s 6. c)1960 Whose album was released after the musician’s death? a) Ringo Starr’s 5. b) 1961 The Beatle № 1 was… a) Ringo Starr 4. b )Rolling Stones c ) Beatlemania b) rock-and -roll c) rock All the Beatles were born… a) in Liverpool b) in London c) in New York Check up your answers! 1-a 2–c 3–c 4–c 5–a 6–b 7–c 8-a Your score 8 7-6 5-4 3-1 Your mark 5 4 3 2 Why the music of the Beatles has affected so many people? The Beatles wanted people to live in peace! Thank you for the lesson!