Cigdem Unlu TP8
Intermediate B1 level
To provide clarification and practice of narrative verb forms in the context of the power of nature. (Narrative Tenses; Past Simple, Past Continuous, Past Perfect.)
To provide gist and specific information listening practice using a text about power of nature
To provide fluency and accuracy speaking practice in a story telling using narrative tenses
To provide product writing practice of a narrative tenses in the context of natural disaster
Procedure (33-45 minutes)
Play a short video footage from YouTube of the natural events. Encourage Ss to discuss in open class by describing the pictures in 2 minutes and elicit today's topic - The power of nature. Monitor aside.
Ss read the question 3 from HO2. Play rec 1.36. (Fran’s Story) Give them a minute to discuss with their partners before re-playing the recording and let Ss compare their answers. (Peer checking) FB - W/C check the answers.
Focus on meaning. Illustrate the correlation between three forms with the timeline (PPT).
Eliciting form with Ss Work on drilling and pronunciation of the TL
Ss match the examples from the stories with their uses (HO3). Peer checking. Monitor and pay attention to Ss and see if they understand. FB - W/C - check answers. Focus on form. Ss do the matching again (HO3). Peer checking. Monitor and pay attention to Ss and see if they understand. FB - W/C - check answers.
Ask Ss to write a brief story about their own experiences using a gap fill handout I created. They will be guided with their writing with the questions given on the handout. They can write what they like as long as they build it around the target language. If they don't have a story they can make something up. Monitor closely and write mistakes on side board. FB Peer Check
Put Ss into groups and have each group sort and analyze their stories. Then discuss which story they think would be best to make a great story on behalf of their group. Have each group share their best story with class.