To practice listening for specific information.
To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of true story
Procedure (33-47 minutes)
Ask the words that they learn in their previous lesson rty to elicit the whole words if not give them some clues to remind the words. Ask What would be the story about, let them to talk about the subject of the story.
The sts will listen and try to find the similarities between their story and the true story. The sts are supposed to discuss the similarities with their partner.
Show the video about the true story that they hear and discuss some interesting parts about the video. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=imDFSnklB0k
The sts will listen the true story and try to put the words in their correct order. The sts have studied these words in Speaking&Writing exercise 3 so if they don't remember the teacher will try to remind them and elicit the rest of the words.The teacher will monitor and before getting FB by asking them the right order they are supposed to compare their answers with their partner. If necessary they will listen again.
The sts are supposed to scan and find some examples of characteristic of news stories. The teacher will a give task and ask them the language of the news stories. The teacher will try to elicit some ideas after that the teacher will write some examples on WB and ask them to find some examples in the text. They are supposed to work in pairs.
The sts are supposed to answer the quesitons about the story they hear. As there are examples of different questions like discussing the character and think of a similiar story they are supposed to share their ideas in their groups. The teacher will monitor and take some notes to use them in FB
Write on WB "We are gonna be in the Hudson" ask the sts the meaning of the reduced forms and get them to guess the meaning of "gonna".If time activity: Write on WB didja,doncha,dunno,gimmie,gotta, kinda and ask the sts to guess the meaning and try to find which reduced forms are they. If necessary play the audio 1.45.