Reported speech - Questions, orders and request
To provide clarification and practice of questions, orders and requests in reported speech in the context of celebreties interviews
To provide fluency and accuracy speaking practice in a reporting in the context of celebrities interviews
Procedure (40-47 minutes)
The T will show them some pictures of Megan Fox and see if they know her. And then show a picture of Beyaz Ozturk and ask them what his job is. They have to speak in pairs about what they know about those two people, and what they think about inteviews. They will have 3 minutes to do that. Then there will be a quick WCFB.
The T will clarify the reading which is an extract from a newspaper article about the Beyaz and Megan's interview. The article was written by Kim Phillips. And write those names on the WB, while she ask CCQs about them. CCQs: Who is being interviewed? who is the star? -Megan Who is the host? the person who interviewed Megan? - Beyaz Who ask the questions in the interview? - Beyaz Who answer them? -Megan Who wrote the article? -Kim Was Kim part of the interview? -No The T will give them HO-Reading and ask them to read and choose the most appropriate title for it. A quick peer checking. WCFB Now, the T will get the Ss to underline examples of the TL in the text by asking them to underline the questions. A quick peer checking.
The T will elicit the underlined sentences from the Ss and write one or two on the WB. The T will elicit those sentences by asking: What is the first question? The T will write it on the WB, and she will write the active question as well.
The T will ask CCQs to clarify meaning. The CCQs are: Who said this? and this? One of the questions is said by Kim Phillips to the readers and the other by Beyaz to Megan. Do you use this sentence (reported question)during the interview or after? -after Do you use this sentence (active question)during the interview or after? -During Do you use reported questions in the newspaper? -Yes Do you use reported questions to gossip? -Yes Then the T will try to elicit the part of speech to clarify form. And then, the T will drill the Ss with the stress of the sentences.
The students will be in groups of 4 in a circle. Each of them will have an active question or order and they have to say the reported version. The first person will say only their sentence, the second person will say the first person sentence and their own sentence, the third person will say the first person sentence and the second person sentence and their own sentence and the fourth have to say the first person sentence, the second person sentence, the third person sentence and their own sentence. They will do that twice.
The Ss will be in pairs. The T will give them short celebrities interviews and tell them they are going to be reporters for a TV news channel, and they have to do a report on that interview, one of them will do the report for America and the other for England. They can take notes if they want to. When they have their report ready they will tell it to the other group.
During the speaking activity the T will monitor and take notes of the mistakes and also of the good phrases she hears. After the activity the T will do a error focused FB on the WB with at least four sentences, three mistakes and one good one. In case there is still time the T will do a couple more sentences. For this activity the T will write the sentences on the board and ask the Ss to give the correct answer on the WB.