To provide product writing practice of writing emails in the context of register
To provide review of email & register in the context of Genealogy.
Procedure (45-60 minutes)
- T will set the context by telling a personal story, then showing some pictures (Yesterday, I went to Taksim and I saw Ataturk statue. I asked my friend many questions about him but he said "I am not genealogist" search the Internet and find his family tree") Then, T will show a picture of Ataturk family tress. - T will elicit the word "Genealogy" and write it on WB, then ask SS what it is and how you could find out about your family's history. - SS will discuss in pairs then in groups and give examples such as (asking relatives, using archives or the internet.
T will put SS in pairs and give a copy of the email, then ask SS Instruction: .Read the email. .Read it quickly and discuss with your partner "what the person wants you to do?". .You have 3 minutes to finish. .Do not look now? .1,2,3 read. ICQs .Are you going to read it slowly or quickly? Quickly. .How much time do you have? 3 minutes -Feedback will be as- a whole class. CCQs .How did you know this?
-T will give SS a matching activity. Instruction: . Match each word with its correct definition (in pairs). . You have 2 minutes to finish. ICQs: .Can you work in pairs? Yes - SS will scan the email for the difficult vocabulary. Instructions: .Scan the the email for any new vocabulary. .You have 1 minute to finish. .When you finish, you can discuss the meaning of vocabulary with your partner. .1,2,3 go. ICQs .Can you ask your friend about the meaning of new vocabulary? yes -T will give WCFB CCQs .What is the meaning of .....? . Use " " in a sentence.
- SS will write (individually) a positive reply to the email. - T will give these Instructions: .Write a positive reply to the email. .You have 7 minutes to finish. ICQs .Are you going to write in pairs? No, individually .How much time do you have? 3 minutes. .T will ask SS to swap their replies.
- SS will swap their email with other student in their pair and check the new email for the level of formality. Instructions: . Swap your email with other student. . Check for the level of formality. - SS will underline anything they feel is too informal and return it for redrafting. - T will provide errors correction during monitoring.