Beginner A1 level
To provide practice of language used for asking for items on a menu and their price in the context of a cafe
To provide clarification of price and items in the context of cafe
To provide accuracy speaking practice in a conversation in the context of cafe
To provide listening practice that get students to find specific information
Procedure (26-39 minutes)
First, T sticks a picture of a piggy bank on the WB to elicit the TL from the sts. second, T writes the currency signs on the WB to help the sts recognize them. T gets the students to repeat the currency names,for example: ten dollars. ten pence etc. Third, T asks the sts to do ex 1 in pairs.T monitors. Finally, T gets FB from students and checks their understanding (e.g. 100 p = 1 pound and 100 cents = 1 dollar). T drills for pronunciation.
T gives clear instructions on ex.2, by showing the sts the slips on which the activity is printed. T pairs the students in groups of two. T gives the sts HOs of the exercise.2 T sets the time for 2 minuets T asks ICQs to double check students understanding of the instructions. Whilst the sts are doing the activity the T monitors for errors. FB: the T checks the answers with students
T tells the sts that they are going to listen to five conversations and they need to listen and write the prices. After the clear task is set, T plays the recording (SB p 121). T plays the recording again if needed. T gives instruction on how the sts should check answers. sts in groups of two check their answers. FB: T writes the answers on the board.
T elicits vocabulary ,using pictures he sticks on the WB and gets them to repeat the words. T asks sts questions to set the context of cafe, for example; If sts ever go to cafes, what do they order and how much they cost, but with a more straightforward set of questions. The sts are shown the cafe menu, sts are paired. T asks them to match the pictures to the item names on the menu sheet. FB: T elicits the answers and drills for pron and emphasizes on the words that are hard to pronounce for the sts.
T elicits the question "how much is a ............? sts answer this question using the menu they already were given. T does a substitution drill by showing flash cards. He separates the class in two groups and gets the students to ask for the price and answer the questions.(e.g. a group asks the question and the other group answer it) FB: The students now are regrouped and practice the questions and answers. T monitors for errors