To provide fluency speaking practice in a discussion in the context of tiny appartments design
To provide gist and specific information listening practice using a text about a small apartment in the context of authentic video
Procedure (38-47 minutes)
A short pair discussion on where the students live and whether they like their homes.
Ss discuss in pairs and fill in the table on fuctions of different rooms and whether they need them. Ss dicuss which of the following might they live without: water, shower, stove, fridge, plates, microwave oven, dishwasher, mirror, table, bed, sofa.
Watch the video. What does ‘action apartment’ mean?
Watch the video again. Note down everything he’s got in his apartment. Check in pairs.
In groups of 3-4, students discuss the question: Would you like to live in such apartment? Why? In groups of 3-4 students describe their dream home.