To provide clarification and practice of lexis to talk about change in the context of intercultural experiences.
To give practice in listening for gist and specific information, and speaking for fluency.
Procedure (20-29 minutes)
I will write down "Have you lived, worked or travelled outside your region or country?" on the board. Then I will write another two questions " Was it an easy or difficult experience?Why?" and "Did you notice any differences from your culture?What?" and tell my own experience. Then I will ask them to discuss these questions in small groups. T-S task feedback (elicit the most interesting ideas from each group)
I will tell them that they are going to listen to an interview with Federico and who is Federico. Ss guess about the experience he had.
Listen to the interview and discuss in groups
Ss Listen to the interview and answer the questions. S-S check in groups. WCF
I will write down some unfamiliar words from the listening activity on the board.
Ss will read the sentences 1, 2, and 3 and match them with the appropriate A, B, and C sentences.
I will give Ss list of expressions which they will combine with the highlighted words from activity 1.
In small groups, Ss will discuss aspects of culture and they will compare their opinions. WCF on task. Delayed error correction, as necessary.