Teaching Practice 2
Upper Intermediate level
To review and extend students' awareness of future perfect and continuous, and give controlled and semi-controlled practice in them, in the context of future goals.
To give students practice in speaking for fluency.
Procedure (30-45 minutes)
Teacher introduces couple of pictures that are supposed to represent one of his siblings future goals. Students are given a text to read for the first time without looking at the comprehension questions. After they read the text, the teacher allows them to do the comprehension part. The teacher writes the correct answers on the white board and ask students to do exercise one (grammar section) in pairs.
Students are asked to do exercise 2 which highlights the form. (In Pairs) Students are then encouraged to write the correct answers on the white board. (Continuum of the previous table)
Teacher ask students what the situation for AIDS is and encourage them to discuss it in pairs. Teacher gets feedback from students. Students are asked to do exercise 7 page p 135 (pair-work) Students discuss their answers the change partners and write their answers.
Students are asked to look at the same exercise (number 7) this time to find out the time phrases. Students are asked to match the time phrases with the tenses they are usually used with. In pairs, students are asked to do exercise 3. Teacher checks answers. In pairs again, students are asked to talk about their future plans. Teacher takes feedback from students.
Students to talk in pairs again about their future plans but this time in the context of job, family or health. Teacher gives his own examples to demonstrate the activity. Teacher gets feedback from the students then does some drilling. Students are then encouraged to use the contracted form of the target language.