To provide practice of language used for asking for and giving directions in the context of getting lost.
To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of giving directions.
To provide practice of prepositions of place in the context of giving directions
Procedure (42-56 minutes)
T shows a picture of lots of complicated direction signs and ask Ss what they see. T shows another picture in which there is a confused man and asks the reason why he seems confused.
T gives the Ss the Newcastle City Map and the vocabulary list of places.Ss match the words with the pictures on the map.T gives the answer key. T shows the picture about listening part and ask some questions : Where are they ? What happened to them after the football match ? what do you think ?
In listening exercise 1 , 1.Ss circle on the map the places that they walk past. 2.Ss answer this question : Do Kate and Ali get to the station in the end ? T gives answer key.
In exercise 2 ,T asks to complete the sentences. Ss listen to first dialogue again to check their answer. T gives answer key.
In exercise 3 , T gives the pictures about directions. Ss match the phrases in exercise 2 to the pictures. Extra activity 1 : T gives the sentences in the incorrect order. Ss put the sentences into correct order without looking at the tapescript. Extra activity 2 : T tells them look at the tapescript and underline the sentences that we use asking for directions. Ss underline the sentences and tell them.
T projects the prepositions on the board and gives the Ss preposition list. Ss come to board and write the prepositions under the pictures. In exercise 4 , Ss work in pairs : A : Choose a place you want to go to.Ask B for directions. B : Look at the map and give A directions. If time allows ,Ss are asked to draw their neighbourhoods and show their houses on the map. Then they describe their neighbourhoods to each other.