B. Can Göreni, TP5
Elementary, Adults level
To provide product writing practice of a pitch in the context of films
To provide review and practice of adjectives in the context of films
Procedure (41-52 minutes)
Put 5 different pictures of people watching a film. Ask Students to look at the pictures and think of words to describe how they feel. People are bored. People are excited. People are happy. People are sad. People are scared. Ask students to think of words to describe the films they might be watching. (Boring, exciting, funny, sad, scary.) Elicit the difference between excited-exciting, boring-bored, scary-scared. People are bored - It is a boring film - The film is boring. People are excited - It is an exciting film - The film is exciting. People are scared - It is a scary film - The film is scary.
Distribute the matching activity handout. Students put the given words into correct places. Students check their answers in pairs. Write the answer key on the board. Clarify meaning if needed. Drill pronunciation.
Ask students to look at the exercise 2 on page 57. Ask them to put the words into correct places. They check their answers in pairs. Play the audio file to give the students the answer key. Clarify meaning if needed.
Ask students to look at exercise 4 on page 57 Students think and write 2 examples of each; a scary film, a funny actor, a sad film, a boring film. Students work in pairs. Students read their examples to their partners. Students taking turns guess the right category for the examples
Students focus on the writing exercise on page 57 Provide blank paper Students think of a famous film and write a pitch but don't write the name of the film. Students have to give an idea of the main characters. Students have to include an idea of the type of film. When students are done writing, they stick their papers on the wall. (only swap if there are too many people) Students try to guess what film it is. Students check each others' papers for peer correction.