Teaching Practice 1
Upper Intermediate level
To review and extend Ss' awareness of future forms-Will,going to,present continuous and present simple-and give controlled practice in them in the context of optimism.
To give Ss practice in listening for gist, specific information and detail.
Procedure (43-75 minutes)
The teacher makes a link from the previous lesson by recapping what the students said they are optimistic about. She tells them they will listen to 5 people answering the same question "What are you optimistic about?"
The teacher gives the students the chart in Listening ex1. Students listen and complete the chart. Students check their answers with their peers. Then the teacher takes FB.
The teacher focuses the students on the statements in ex2. Students discuss in pairs if they remember if they are True/FALSE. Students listen and check. Students check their answers in pairs. The teacher takes FB.
Students in pairs or small groups discuss the question in ex3. The teacher takes some general FB.
In the Grammar ex1 the teacher asks the students to focus on the sentences from listening. Students work in groups to complete ex1 and discuss what they know about their future forms. The teacher takes FB.
Students work in pairs or small groups to complete Grammar ex2. The teacher takes FB
Students discuss the questions in Grammar ex3 in pairs or small groups. The teacher takes FB.