Jobs and personal info
Beginner, A1 level
To introduce and practise the lexical set of jobs and the singular form of "to be" for Wh-questions in the context of personal info
Skills: To listen for specific information
Procedure (25-40 minutes)
- Project the photos of the flags of different countries - Together with the class brainstorm the names of the countries, write on the board - Organise a pair work: S1 picks a country from a pile, S2 says the nationality and a person or a thing of that nationality.
- Pre-teach the word "JOB" - Organise SS into 5 groups of 3 by handing out colour papers with letters. In the groups SS brainstorm as many professions as they can remember beginning with the given letters. Get the feedback from every group. - Show the pictures of different jobs. Elicit from the SS the words for them, write on the board, practise together, mark the main stress. - Listen to the recording, get the SS repeat after the recording, after the teacher, after each other (together, one by one randomly) - Pre-teach the combinations "His job/Her job" with the help of the speaking bubbles. Drill with the help of the pictures of the jobs.
- Elicit from the SS the words "friend", "married", "single", "beautiful". - Show the picture of a couple (Ben and Amy), predict the manes and the jobs of their friends. - Give SS a copy of HO table to complete. Listen to the recording 2.6 and get the SS to complete the table indivudually. - Play again if necessary and complete the table on the board. - Address the SS to ex.3, ask them to complete the Wh-questions with the suitable form of the verb "to be". - Check with the help of the recording 2.7. Get the SS to repeat the questions. - Elicit from the SS the questions we can use if we want to find out some information about somebody else. - Organise SS into pairs, get them ask questions about other people using the new questions.
- Choral drilling of the vocabulary and questions learned at the lesson.