Memories about food
Intermediate B1 level
to encourage students to experiment with and hopefully grow more competent as using language at the more demanding end of their range.
To provide a model anecdote through a listening.
To provide practice in oral proficieny
To present MFP of 'used to' for students to use during speaking activities
Procedure (36-43 minutes)
Show PP slide. Ss work alone and think about the meaning. Ss work together and share ideas with a partner. WC FB
Can you remember anything when you were a child? E. g What did you eat? What food did your mom cook? What did you do in the house? Change pairs. Ss work together to discuss their childhood food memories (2 min) Stop Ss. Ss will get back to their stories in a few minutes. Ss will listen to Julio from Brazil talking about his childhood memories. Before Ss listen they will guess the story. Ss work together and put the key words in the order they think it appear in the listening. (3 -4 min) Play the listening. Ss will listen to the story. Ss check in their groups. FB: Ss WB. (3) (Nominate a Ss to write the answers on the board) Ss listen again and tick the two questions he did not answer. (3 min) Ss compare their answers. FB: WC (1 min) Ss work together and match column B with column A (3 min) Listen again to check. FB: Ss to the WB (1 min)
He used to chop vegetables. Meaning: used to means a habit we did in the past, but we don't do it anymore. CCQ: Does he chop vegetables now? [No] Did he chop vegetables in the past? [Yes] Did he chop vegetables only once or many times? [Many times] Form: S + used to + V1 Timeline: Vocabulary: Ss work together and match the phrases with the correct definitions. FB: WB
Ss use speaking worksheet. Ss work together and take turns to retell Julio's food memories to each other. (3 min) Julio's family were ....He .. Listen for pronunciation or TL mistakes. Error correction
Ss will plan a talk about their food memories. Ss work on their own and ask and answers the questions in the listening activity. Make notes on what you will say, do not write sentences. Only key words.
Ss sit in 2 rows (A/B) opposite each other and tell their food memory story. When the bell rings, row A get up and move one chair up and share with new partner. FB