American- British words
To provide gist, specific information and detailed listening practice through a song Tom's diner by Suzanne Vega in the context of what someone witnessed
To provide clarification of american-english words through a song Tom's diner by Suzanne Vega in the context of what someone witnessed
To provide fluency speaking practice through a song Tom's diner by Suzanne Vega in the context of what someone witnessed
Procedure (44-44 minutes)
Tell students that we will listen to a well-known song and you want them to look at the pictures about the song and circle the differences between them. Have students check as a pair.
Write the words counter, funnies and diner on the board and have students look for the words in the pictures. Have them check by offering an answer key under their chair. Clarify the words MFP if need it, say these are American words and ask for the British version. Have students give extra examples if they know.
Students will listen to the song and circle the correct pictures on their handouts. Have students check as a pair but pair them using colours.
Students listen to the song again and answer True or False in the second hand-out. Have students check as pairs and offer answer key on the door.
Do a role-playing game.Pair students. Give a picture to one of them in the group . Just one of them gets to see the picture. They will be witnesses of a bank robery.Give them 2 minutes to look very well at the picture. Tell them to try to focuse on as many details as they can and remember as many things as they can. They have to describe what the picture was about to their partner and their partner has to draw what is being described and ask questions to enhance their partner to remember. At the end the result is being compared with the original picture in pairs