Mıchael Plan 1
To practice language used for forming questions and answers in the context of nationality, origin, name
To provide review of contractions in the context of where is, what is, it is
To provide fluency speaking practice in pronunciation of `s` as either /z/ or /s/ in the context of where´s, what´s, it´s
Procedure (30-54 minutes)
Write on board: What´s my name? Have students answer Write on board: Where am I from? Have students guess
Hand out copies from of map from page 13 of New Headway Beginner. Have students work individually on filling out the map. Play recording Track 19 from NHB CD to help students check their answers.
Put two pictures (1 man, 1 woman). Elicit ´what´s her/his name´ and ´where´s s/he from´ Drill on board with corresponding contractions.
Divide students into pairs: a-b, a-b, a-b, a-(T). give As picture of black woman (Sally from South Africa) and white guy (Tim from Scotland). give Bs picture of white woman (Becca from Italy) and asian man (Carl from Japan). Have them practice asking and answering in with their partners
Right on board ´Istanbul´ and ´Turkey.´ ask: what´s Istanbul? what´s Turkey?
Put two desks together in the middle of the room. Divide the class into two groups. Give one 3/4 (depending on group size) cities and 3/4 countries. Demonstrate: where´s Barcelona? it´s in Spain. Have students from first group put down one city at a time and ask: where´s? other student put down matching country by saying: it´s in
Handout print out from NHB pages 14-15, 140-141. Demonstrate by asking student: What´s her name?´ ´Where´s she from? for #1. Have each student ask for one picture while the whole class writes down the name and origin of the person in the picture.
Hand each student an empty scrap paper. Ask them to draw someone. Have each student come up and answer: what´s her/his name? where´s s/he from?