To practise reading in the context of three cities.
To practise semi-controlled speaking.
Procedure (80-125 minutes)
1. SS will listen to three different types of dance music. Each type is associated with a particular city. At the end I will ask them to guess which dance is most associated with each city. 2. ICQs. 3. Listen to tape. 4. Ask them what they know about these cities? 5. Ask them where are these cities? 6. Show Ppt1 - map of the three countries
Elicit/confirm meaning of the following words: 1. capital city 2. port 3. become independent 4. immigrants 5. slaves 6. leader/led
1. SS in three groups (BA, HAV, SEV). 2. SS will be issued with will issued with the text for their city and a set of specific questions relevant to their city. 3. ICPs - You will read the gist questions in thirty seconds/then ninety seconds to read the text for gist/write your answers (not all answers relate to your city)/check as a group/talk amongst yourselves/come up with a group answer. 3. SS answer the questions. 4. T gets SS to check answers and shows on WB (Ppt2).
1. SS will reread the text. 2. SS will be issued with a set of specific questions relevant to their city. 3. ICPs - You will read the text for specfic meaning/one minute to read the questions/two minutes to read the text/write your answers and check as a group/talk amongst yourselves/come up with a group answer. 3. SS answer the questions. 4. T gets SS to check answers and shows on WB (Ppt3).
1. Rearrange groups so SS from each "city" are now equally mixed. 2. Give clear ICPs for this. 3. Get SS to talk about aspects of those cities that are new to them. 4. If extra time ask SS to talk about their own capital cities using the same ideas.