Gulshan Nabiyeva*21/08/2015*TP 56
To provide gist and detailed reading practice using a text about four people describing their mobile phones.
To provide fluency speaking practice in a debate in the context of good and bad features of mobile phones.
Procedure (40-52 minutes)
T will show the pictures of some mobile phone company logos and elicit infromation from Ss.
Ss will discuss with their partner: 'Why do people use mobile phones?' T will elicit topic-related vocabulary from Ss, writing Ss' ideas on the WB. Then, Ss will talk about their mobile phones in pairs. After that, T will show them the picture of woman talking on the phone and Ss will predict the content of the reading text.
Ss will read a text about four different people who talk about their mobile phones. They will do jigsaw reading and then in pairs or group of three(depending on the number of Ss) will give information to their peers about their reading text. After that, they will answer 2 gist questions about four people. WC feedback is provided.
T will show some pictures to Ss to elicit some words such as turn off, dial, ring tone. Ss individually read the whole text and decide whether statements about people are T/F. They check their answers in pairs firstly, then WC feedback is provided.
T will hand out a gap-fill exercise where Ss in pairs have to use the words from the list.
Ss will be divided into 2 groups. One group will talk about good features of mobile phones, while the other will discuss negative points. Then, Ss will have a debate about good and bad points of mobile phones. They will be asked to use 'can/can't' and topic-related vocabulary in their speech.
T will stick some flash cards with short text messages on the walls. Ss will walk around the classroom and try to wirte them as a full message. They check their answers in pairs and WC feedback is provided.