Mobile Phone Etiquette
Intermediate B1 level
To provide clarification and practice of modals of obligation in the context of modern manners
To provide fluency and accuracy pronunciation and speaking practice in a conversation in the context of manners with using modals of obligation
To provide deduction reading practice using a text about mobile phone etiquette
Procedure (42-56 minutes)
Check the projector and materials to be ready. Ask Ss how they feel today. Project the slideshow and ask Ss to read the introduction they see on the slideshow and try to guess the meaning of etiquette. Nominate and elicit the meaning of etiquette. Model and drill pronunciation of etiquette.
Tell Ss that they will read the text and discuss some questions with their partners. Pass out HOs both reading and questions(a) at the same time. Ask Ss to discuss their with their partners. Nominate Ss to get FB.
Ask them to pick up a paper and form the groups according to the colors of the paper they picked up. Pass out the A3 size text and ask Ss to match the meanings with highlighted sentences in the text. Ask Ss to check their answers by looking at other group's work. Ask Ss to check their answers by looking at the slideshow
Ask Ss to focus on the slideshow. Write the forms by eliciting Ss Write key words and ask Ss to discuss in pairs on matching. Clarify the meaning bu eliciting Key words: Rule/Law, Unnecessary, Good Manner, Advice
Write "should" on the board. Nominate two Ss to pronounce it. Model and drill it. Explain what silent consonant means. Tell Ss that they will work in pairs and cross out the silent letters Give Ss one copy for two. Give Ss 3 mins. If you have time, let Ss compare their answers to other group members' answers. Play the audio and ask them to look at the answer key on the slideshow
Write "I saw a black cat" and "an apple" on the board. Model and drill. Tell Ss that they listen and repeat the sentences on HOs Pass out the HOs and play the audio.
Tell Ss that they will read the definition of manners and make sentences using should/ shouldn't, must/ mustn't / have to according to the sentence. Pass out the HOs Model the first one and ask Ss to work in pairs. Then ask Ss to discuss in groups.