Teaching Practice 7
To provide the opportunity for students to practice Writing via a letter describing a friend or a family member
To extend students vocabulary, familiarizing them with the words related to facial body parts.
Procedure (35-63 minutes)
The teacher directs student's attention to the picture projected on the board and plays the recording. Then she plays it again and asks the students to repeat the words. Finally, she turns off the projector, plays the recording again, and asks the students to touch the part of the face they hear.
The teacher asks the students to complete the gaps with the words provided, in pairs.Then, she provides the answer key on the board. Then, she nominates the students to read the sentences aloud for checking the pronunciation. Meanwhile, she drills some sentences.
The teacher asks the students to read the situation provided (in writing exercise one) on their own.Then, she tells them to think of a family member or friend they could describe.
The teacher asks the students to write a short letter describing their friend or family member. Also, she projects the sample letter on the board so the students can use it. The teacher gives feedback by monitoring carefully and error correcting.
The teacher asks the students to mingle in the class and exchange their letters. The students should read their classmate's letter and respond in writing (on the same piece of paper). The teacher directs them to the sample responses projected on the board and asks them to write their own, using the language given. Finally the students exchange responses.
The students stick their letters to the board. Then they move in the class and read each other's letter and start correcting the errors.