To provide scan reading and getting the meaning from the context practice using a text about multilingualism in the context of a boy who can speak 11 languagesand
To provide fluency speaking practice in a pair work and group discussion in the context of languages
Procedure (32-44 minutes)
T salutes the SS in 6 different languages and hint the topic of the day. T asks general Qs about language learning. T shows the video about Alex Rawlings who speaks 11 languages fluently and ask them "Do you think it is real?. T focuses SS to the Alex's picture and speech bubbles around him on the book. SS matches the languages with words and compare their answers.
T distributes cut-up papers that have sentences and pictures. SS match pictures with sentences. SS gets feedback as a WC activity. T drills the pronunciation of the words.
T reminds the SS how they scan a text. SS read the scanning questions first and pay attention to the key phrases in them. T gives SS 3 minutes to read the text and find the answers. SS compare their answers. T gets feedback from the WC
T tells the SS that in this practice no dictionaries are allowed. T tells the SS to focus on the highlighted words and as a group discuss what these words mean. In the mean time T writes some possible definitions on the board in random order. T nominates SS from groups for the answers and check their guesses. T tells the SS to work in pairs and distributes cut-up papers with Qs that have the highlighted words in. SS put the papers face-down and each one chooses a question for the other to answer.
T writes this sentence on the board: "Alex taught himself Russian" T asks "Who was Alex's teacher?" T continues with other examples; She’s old enough to cook for herself ----- Who cooks her food? Does she need help to cook? I’ll cleaned the house myself. ---- Will someone else help me with the cleaning? Be careful! You might burn yourself! ---- Who might burn me? T writes the reflexive pronouns and personal pronouns comparatively on the board. Then T drills the sentence "You might burn yourself!" each time changing the pronoun and ask them to change the reflexive pronoun accordingly. T tells the SS they are going to watch a segment from a horror movie. T distributes the worksheets for the video. SS watch and complete it using correct reflexive pronouns. SS compare their answers in pairs T checks the answers as a whole class