Food and Cooking (Vocabulary Lesson)
Intermediate B1+ level
To introduce and practice vocabulary to talk about/describe food and cooking
To give SS practice in speaking for fluency and expressing opinions.
Procedure (40-58 minutes)
-The teacher asks SS to set in groups using the numbers method for random grouping. -The teacher gives the students a group of pictures and asks them to look at all of them in 1 minute. -The SS figure out the title of the lesson through discussing these pictures and write it on strips of papers gives by the teachers. -The students swap their suggested lesson title with another group to check their answers together
-The teacher uses the food quiz (Vocabulary Ex.a). -The students try to answer the test in pairs in 5 minutes. -The teacher discusses each point separately with the whole class to give a general feedback.
-The teacher writes the word food in the center of the board. -The students think of adjectives they commonly use when buying food or ordering food. -The teacher writes down the adjectives they come up with if correct. -The teacher plays the audio and the SS find out if any of their answers were correct by coming on the board and ticking it. -The teacher shows pictures of some of these adjectives on the projector and asks SS to guess the right word. -The teacher posts colored papers on the board including the previously taught adjectives+nouns to play the matching pair game and emphasize the correct usage on noun-adjective -The teacher gives SS different English letters. -The student who has the 1st letter in alphabetical order comes to the board. -The SS who are able to find the matching words take a point.
-The teacher hands out worksheet to students in groups. -The SS try to match the picture with the correct meaning in groups in 5 minutes -The SS leave their paper on the table and go around to check the answers given by the other groups in the class. -The teacher plays the audio for SS to make sure if they got the right answer. -The teacher stops the audio after each group of words and asks students to repeat the words they listened to. -The teacher stops the audio to drill the pronunciation of difficult vocabulary and do a choral repetition -The SS are asked to cover their worksheet and try to come up with any word they studied in the class that starts with the letter they have in 5 minutes (it could be more than one). (Individual task) -The SS check their answers with their partners. -The SS do Ex, c in pairs to practice speaking (taking turns)
-The teacher asks students to answer Ex. 2a individually in 3 minutes. -The students find the answers under their chairs for self-checking purpose. -The teacher uses CCQs to confirm that the SS got the meaning of all the words, such as: Which one is a healthy way of cooking? Which one is used to cook sweets and cakes? Which one needs hot water? -
-The SS set in groups according to the order of the letter they have in alphabetical order to have every four together. -The teacher gives the students handouts for a crossword game. -The students are given 10 minutes to finish the task. -The teacher goes around to monitor and offer assistance. -The group who finishes should mingle around and check the answers of other groups.
-The teacher gives students a handout listing 4 different types of food. -The SS mingle around and ask each other "How do you prefer these things to be cooked?" and asks Why for more space of discussion. -The teacher moves around to check if there are any common mistakes. -The teacher gives a whole class FB.