Listening, what did you do on Saturday
To practice gist and detailed listening in the context of free time activities
simple past tense (-ed) verbs
collocations for Saturday activities
Procedure (44-63 minutes)
T will write "Ali says" on the board in huge letters all rise, stretch. write 5 motions one by one and introduce motions phone....phone mime while flapping jaw cook...... frying motion stay ...... cross arms bob head meet ....ghost handshake go shopping....pull items from shelf and throw in imaginary bag students sit. T will demo "Ali Says" with some of the other teachers T : "Ali Says cook" players make cooking mime. T: "Ali Says phone" players make cooking mime. T continues using different words, then at some point, drops the "Ali says" portion any players who follow instructions without "Ali says" are out. After two rounds, or a few minutes, Ss rise. T plays 2-3 rounds with Ss, and then invites the winner to direct. T could add, stand up and sit down, if Ss seem to be getting bored and are very good at the first 5 words. T will play until Ss beg to stop.
write a week on WB ending with weekend label only Mo Tu We Th Fr Sun, then .... Saturday, circle, jump woot dance. repeat as group, then individual. last saturday 13.2
post three big pictures in a column. introduce, "my friends" divide students in 2 groups pass out Big Weekend Words both verbs and nouns to Ss and model with a S conjecture what word goes where ... ICQs: puts the same word under two different friends.... "is this ok?" YES
students will complete checkmark grid. ICQs; can I have more that one checkmark for each keyword? Yes Can I talk to my partner? NO! Will we speak Turkish? NO! pause the recordings for 15 seconds between each speaker. and give students an additional 15 seconds at the end of the recording THEN, signal pairwork to have students compare.
T will create pairs of Ss by pointing and instruct to turn over grid exercise to reveal T/F T will model first question, hmmmmmmmmmmmmm I think its False.... now you all listen. I will play each friend TWICE then check for accuracy
T will introduce own dictation, by pointing at Saturday (still on board) last Saturday. T will point to some of the words that are still up on the board T will say, "see if you can hear these words" T will mime, empty hands on desk. T reads dictation one time, then instructs Ss to flip grid paper to other side and listen again, this time fill in the blanks.
T instructs Ss to form pairs again. Points at pencil. "your turn!" "3 sentences each" points at each person saying "three, three, three" T watches Ss monitoring for errors and correcting TL when students finish, T asks 3 individuals to read in front of class, correcting if errors concern TL
ask students which one of my friends had the best weekend? worst weekend? which weekend was, fun? which weekend was dull? write "good" "fun" and "dull" on the board show examples on whiteboard "Olga had a dull weekend" emphasize verb write 2 per person NEW PAIRS! in pairs with a pen write some. ICQ: how many sentences ? other students who presented are fair game what did you do over the weekend? mix pairs, have students talk. have student share, motion them to stand up, or in front of the class
students will play "Ali Says" again, this time we will spice it up by adding new words from the list and / or ad lib motions, ie clap your hands, jump