Fovourite places lesson
Elementary A1 level
To provide speaking practice for fluency in the context of favourite places.
To provide review, practice and clarification of vocabulary in the context of favourite places.
To practice students' productive skills in a writing practice in the context of favourite places.
Procedure (34-47 minutes)
Teacher shows to the students pictures of different cities and resorts? Teacher asks: What are these places? Do you like these places? Which places you don't like? What is the topic of our lesson? Get answers.
Show the students the handout and ask to match words to pictures. Give a folded handoud and ask to do only the exercise which is on the front page. Check the answers in pairs. Ask the students: Do you all know what these are? Get answers. Write the unknown words on the WB and drill the pronunciation. Ask the students to check their answers with the answer key.
Divide the students into pairs, Give the students the handout and ask to work in pairs and ask to choose their favourite place in Turkey. Ask them to tick/cross the things in the box that are/aren't in this place. Model the task on WB. Ask one pair to tell the WC about his/her partner.
Give the HO worksheet (with the answer key on the other page) and ask to look at the words. Ask if there are any words they don't know or not sure about. Write the words they don't know on WB and drill. Ask the students to look at the second page and see definition.
T: Where do we all live?-In Istanbul Do you like Istanbul? Are there any things you like or don't like about Istanbul? Ask the students to write in the worksheet the things they like or dislike about Istanbul. Ask the students to discuss in pairs what they like or dislike about Istanbul. Monitor and make notes. Get one pair to tell the whole class about his/her partner.
Make the students to work in groups of three or four. Model the task: My favourite place is my hometown Sevastopol. There are nice parks there. There is no lake there. There are interesting shops there. Ask the students to tell each other which things they have or don't have in their favourite place using the words from the exercise 10. Ask the students to choose one of their group's places they would like to visit and ask them to tell the class why they want to go there.
Students work in groups of three or four. Teacher gives each group a bingo card. Gives them a few minutes to check the picture. Teacher reads out the places. When students hear a place that they have on their cards they put a cross through it. When a group crossed out all the places on their card, they shout 'Bingo'. The first group to shout 'bingo' wins the game.
Delayed error correction using notes made during monitoring.