Assessed Teaching Practce 5
Intermediate B1 level
To provide the students with speaking for fluency practice in the context of strictly confidential and two other debates ( CCTV cameras in classrooms and Public transport in Istanbul). First the vocabulary introduced in two controlled activities and then the target language is used in two free practices.
To provide the students with the essential vocabulary to function and produce more fluent spoken English.
Procedure (18-45 minutes)
Group work ( 3 groups ) Hand out the cut ups : List of words : students to classify their meanings as negative or positive and write them on the board. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------- (Group work) Next: Give each group a copy of the hand out ( definitions): students to match the definitions to the words. ( Elicit as many answers as possible: get all the students to participate) 1- Is it an advantage or disadvantage to speak more than one language, and why? 2- Is it a good thing to have an antivirus on your computer? 3-Is it a good thing to have security cameras in shops?
- Divide the class into three groups. - Ask the students to complete exercise 1 " Functional Language" - Ask the students to chose the correct words to complete the sentences.( make sure the understand the word italic) while the students are doing the task : Monitor and check for early finishers. Feedback : ask the students to check their answers with other groups and after that give them an answer sheet.
Give each student a copy of the tape script from the listening task 2.25 : ask the students to under line the target language used to present arguments. Feedback : ask the students to write the answers on the board . ( in full sentences)
Divide the class into of three . ( Demo the game with a group of three) During the demo ask the students to gather around you , so they can see how to play) ( make sure they know how to play the game) - Give each group one board ( copy of p 232 TB).and about 30 tokens . - In each group one student starts by moving the playing piece from the start to the first square. - The next player must states one advantage or disadvantage about the topic, if they say something clear and other people in the group accept as a good point , the player takes one token from the bank. - The next player doesn't move the piece . He/ She must state something about the topic , but taking an opposite view.( If the first player stated a disadvantage, the next player must state an advantage) if they succeed they also take a token. - The next player now has the chance to state a disadvantage- and so on until one player can't think of any more pros and cons. - Then they can move the piece, and make statements about another topic . And continue till the tokens run out . -At the end , the winner is the person with the most tokens. -
Re- arrange the groups Write on the whiteboard : Discuss the pros and cons ( advantages and disadvantages) of using the public transport in Istanbul. Monitor the students, if they stopped talking move them to other groups.