To give Ss Practice in listening for gist, specific information and detail in the context of genealogy
To review and give Ss practice in present tenses - simple, prefect and continuous.
Procedure (29-46 minutes)
T will write "Family Tree" on the board and ask Ss to discuss what they know about their family trees and history in pairs or small groups. T-S Feedback.
Ss read the paragraph in ex1 and discuss if they agree\disagree.\ T-S Feedback.
Introduce the topic of the listening. Ss in Pairs/small groups predict the answers to the questions in ex2 NOTE: no WC feedback, as the gist listening is the feedback.
Students listen to the first part of talk and check their answers in pairs then take a WC Feedback. Were their predictions rights ?
T will write 5 words from listening 1.06 to pre-teach. T will elicit these using examples and definitions. T will Pre-teach these words before listening.
Students think of two ways to research their family history - share ideas with a partner. Students listen to check and see what ideas are suggested - then check with a partner, then take FB
T gives the Ss strips of papers. T will write the present tenses on the board. T gets the Ss to identify the tenses of the bolded verbs in the pink strips. T will tell the students to match the uses from ex2 with the examples in ex1 Ss do this in small groups. T-S Feedback and deal with any situation or problem.
T will give the students a cut up grammar practice. Students can work in pairs then check in with teacher.
T ask Ss some general questions about family tree - Have you ever researched your family history ? - Did you know some who has a family tree history ? T-S Feedback.
- did Genealogy study the future of the families ? (No) - What did it study ? (history of families) - does everyone have a family tree ? (NO) - How many Present Tenses do we have today ? (3)