Teaching Practice 4
Upper intermediate B2 level
To provide reading practice using a text about ' Now here, now there' in the context of childhood eating habits
To provide speaking practice in the context of childhood eating experiences.
Procedure (41-47 minutes)
-Ask students some questions about their childhood eating habits and food experience to activate their background knowledge. For example: 1) What did you like/hate to eat most in your childhood? 2) Do you remember your favorite dish? -Ask the students work in pairs to share their ideas.
- Show students a video about shucking oysters. - While watching the video, stop it when necessary to elicit the meaning - Write the words on the board - Drill them - Check the concept by asking questions and showing the vocabulary
- Show students the blog 'Orangette' -Make them guess the type of the text and what the blog is about -Introduce the text to students -Show students 3 sentences about the text. - Ask students to find out which sentence can be the general idea of the text. - Check instructions -Check the answer
-Give instructions - Ask students to read the text 'Now here, now there' to find out the answers of the questions in exercise 1. - Check your instructions - Make the students check their answers in groups of 3 (or pairs depending on the attendance)
- Ask students to read the text again to make notes on some topics. - Set the time limit -Check your instruction -Change student's interaction patterns and make them check their answers.
- Make students work in groups. - Ask them to discuss their ideas about childhood eating memories. - Ask students to report their friends' eating habits.