To present, practice ' making suggestions' phrases to produce a role-play about what to do next Satuarday
Listening for the gist and specific information in the context of ' what shall we do for your birthday?'
Procedure (28-45 minutes)
T will show a picture of a birthday. Elicit the word ' present '. CCQ: what's this? A birthday, a cake, balloons,a present. T then will show another picture. setting a little context about Helen and Sam. CCQ: ' Is it Sam's birthday?' No, it's Helen's birthday.
T will write these 2 questions on the WB : 1-what's her present? 2- where are they going for her birthday? Ss will listen once or probably twice, check in pairs and check with T.
T will write on the WB: 1- where are they going to meet? 2- what time? T will elicit the meaning of ' meet' here as might be new for Ss. Then will play the listening once/ twice and ask them to check in pairs and in the WC.
T will group Ss into ' Helen' s and ' Sam' s. They will have a HO with Helen's lines and Sam's lines. T will read the dialogue and each group read and say the dialogue out loud. She will get some choral and individual pronunciation drills.
T will regroup the Ss. one 'Helen'+ one ' Sam'. They are given the slips of paper from the dialogue and in pairs they have to put it in order. which ever group that finishes first will come and put the whole dialogue on the board.
T chooses selective sentences regarding ' making suggestions' and elicit the verb and ' let's..' and ' shall' by demonstration and miming.
T will write a very short dialogue including the TL. She cross out the verbs first. Show Ss Flash Cards with other verbs and Ss will substitute. then she will eliminate verbs and Places in a city and then Time phrases and Ss will substitute with other words.
In pairs, T will ask the Ss to make a short dialogue about next Saturday. for support, T gives them prompts and the TL is displayed on the WB. First they write The Role-play and then they will act it out for the WC.