Lesson Plan for KCCC English Corner, or EC, No. 2

by Charles Jeffrey Danoff
Mr. Danoff's Teaching Laboratory
60093, Chicagoland, USA

Version 0.1

Time 90 min.

The [#] are notes.

Materials Kitty's article; fast food menus; Breaking News English article & audio


  1. Introduce and practice ordering fast food in an American restaurant so student is comfortable.
  2. Review greetings covered in lesson 1 to ensure student grasped the idea.

Setting the Stage Review American greetings and say "ko mop si mi da" (or "gamsahabnida" [1]) Korean for "thank you" which student taught me last lesson.

Outline Class Give student a copy of the lesson plan and go over what we will do in class.

Fast Food Menus Elicit how to order at fast food restaurants with menus from McDonald's [2], Subway [3] and Jimmy John's [4] then correct and practice with role-playing.

Breaking News English Fast Food Article Listen to article from Breaking News [5] and have student fill in the listening exercise on page 6 of the lesson PDF. Check student work, then discuss.

Kitty's Studying Article Review Go over Kitty's article again [6] focusing on the third paragraph, which was confusing last class.

Next class & Goals Ask student what they want to learn next class, and then have student set a measurable learning goal for themselves with a timeframe. Perhaps based on a self-assessment of current level and the level they want to be at.

Break After 55 min. for 10 min.

Office Hours For the last 25 min.

AAR [7]

Review what was supposed to happen.

Establish what happened.

Determine what was right or wrong with what happened.

Determine how the task should be done differently the next time.

Format for the lesson plan is based on

  1. http://translate.google.com/#en|ko|Thank%20you
  2. http://www.mcdonalds.com/us/en/food/meal_bundles/extra_value_meals.html
  3. http://www.subway.com/applications/Menu/MenuPDF/USA_Menu.pdf
  4. http://www.jimmyjohns.com/PDFs/jj_menu_no_prices.pdf
  5. http://www.breakingnewsenglish.com/0902/090224-fast_food.html
  6. http://mr.danoff.org/kitty-study.html
  7. http://www.army.mil/features/FM7/FM 7-0.pdf (p. 98)


Copyright Notice I, Charles Jeffrey Danoff, the author of this work, published in 2011 in the USA, ask you to kopimi it, additionally I abandon my copyright ownership rights via the Unlicense. Note this does not necessarily apply to any of the linked-to pages.