upper intermediate level
• To give Ss practice in speaking for fluency through making an election speech.
• To give Ss the opportunity to practice future perfect and continuous and future time phrases to encourage Ss to think about how to make ideas seem optimistic.
Procedure (22-45 minutes)
T put 8 words each one represent a categories.: Crime - Education - Transport - Health care - childcare - Leisure - The environment - The economy. and then write the next statement: "The days of free medicine for everyone are just around the corner" then ask the students to match this optimistic statement to one of above categories. get FB
T put the students into small groups and tell them that they are going to write two optimistic statements about two of the categories on the board. And he will hands them a hand outs.
T tell the students that they are going to have a class election so they will have to create a political party. T give them clear instructions about what are they going to prepare and use some ICQs. T hand them the Worksheets one to each group
T circulates and monitors giving students help if needed. after they finish T ask each group that they are going to choose with part of the speech they would like to give ask them to rehears the speech quietly in their groups.
when they are ready tell them that each group will present their speech to the rest of the class. teacher MUST tell the students that they are going to listen and decide which of the speech presents are the most optimistic future for their county and why
after they finish, teacher get some feedback from the class about the speeches. students will vote who has the most optimistic one (THEY CAN NOT VOTE FOR THEIR OWN). T must clarify that. T draw a box on the board with the names of their parties in it and T take their votes. Get some Positive feedback on their speeches