Lesson Plan for KCCoC
English Corner, or EC, No. 3

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

Version 0.11

Time 90 min.

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


  1. Practice how to do an interview with an American business.
  2. Review greetings covered in lesson 1 and ordering at fast food restaurants from lesson 2 to ensure student grasped the ideas.

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

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

Interviews Start by going over some basic interview questions:

Go over the interview sheet2 and then watch the interview video3 and answer student questions.

Review Fast Food Menus Quickly review the McDonald's4 and Subway5 menus by eliciting responses from student, answer questions from last class (Dunkin Donuts? What's on a "Big 'N Tasty?" and What does club mean?) then go over Jimmy John's6 menu. then correct and practice with role-playing.

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.

Extra Time


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 http://www.huntington.edu/dept_interior.aspx?id=2217

  1. Google Translate: http://translate.google.com/#en|ko|Thank%20you # (back to text)
  2. Interview sheet # (back to text)
  3. Interview video: "How to Prepare for a Job Interview : How to Answer Job Interview Questions"/a> by expertvillage # (back to text)
  4. McDonalds's Website: http://www.mcdonalds.com/us/en/food/meal_bundles/extra_value_meals.html # (back to text)
  5. Subway's Website: http://www.subway.com/applications/Menu/MenuPDF/USA_Menu.pdf # (back to text)
  6. Jimmy Johns's Website: http://www.jimmyjohns.com/PDFs/jj_menu_no_prices.pdf # (back to text)
  7. Breaking News English: http://www.breakingnewsenglish.com/0902/090224-fast_food.html # (back to text)
  8. http://mr.danoff.org/kitty-study.html # (back to text)
  9. US Army Website: http://www.army.mil/features/FM7/FM 7-0.pdf (p. 98) # (back to text)


Copyright Notice Copyright (C) 2011 Charles Jeffrey Danoff. All rights granted via the Unlicense; please kopimi this lesson plan. I, Charles, the author of this lesson plan give you permission to do anything you can imagine with this work.
Published in the United States of America.