Teaching practice #5
To provide gist and detailed listening practice by listening to a man describing his family members in the context of preferences.
To provide review and practice of phrases with like, have, live, work and study in the context of preferences.
To provide product writing practice of a paragraph in the context of describing family members.
Procedure (37-52 minutes)
T shows Ss a photo of a pizza on OHP. T asks Ss what they can see. T asks Ss if they like having pizza.
Ss are asked to write ten kinds of food and drink that they like. Ss are given 2 minutes for this. Ss are put in pairs. Ss read their sentences to their partner and then listen to their partner's sentences. T asks some Ss what they like on their partner's list.
Ss are shown a photo of a man "Ricardo" and are asked where he is "Peru". T asks Ss if they know where Peru is. (South America)
T draws Ss' to ex 2a. Ss are asked to listen to the track and to write down who Cecilia, Carlos and Diego are. Ss then compare answers with a partner. T gets WC FB and checks answers. (Cecilia: his wife, Carlos and Diego: his sons)
T draws Ss' attention to ex 2b. Ss are asked to listen again and choose the correct word. Ss check answers with a partner. Ss are given the tape script to check their answers in pairs. T elicits answers to make sure they got them right.
T draws Ss' attention to ex 1a. Ss are asked to match the words or phrases to the verbs. Ss are given 4 minutes for this task. Ss then are asked to compare answers with a partner. Early finishers are asked to come to the board and write the answers. T gets WC FB whether the agree or not, then makes corrections if necessary. T drills the phrases chorally and individually. Ss are asked to test each other in pairs. One looks at the paper and says e.g. two children, the other student has to remember the whole phrase and say "have two children. Ss then swap roles.
Ss are shown a paragraph describing T's family. Ss are asked to write a similar paragraph about their family by making the necessary changes. Ss are given 7 minutes for this task. T monitors and provides help if needed.
Ss are divided into groups of three. Ss read their paragraph to their partners then listen to their paragraphs. T asks some Ss what they can remember about their partners' families.