To provide clarification and practice of reported speech in the context of a webpage where you sell and buy products of their ex's.
To provide specific information listening practice using a text about online shopping in the context of webpages
To provide gist and detailed reading practice using a text about online shopping in the context of web pages
Procedure (37-49 minutes)
-Show ss the webpage and ask "What do you think you can sell/buy here? Put the ss into pairs and tell them to discuss. -Then play the recording and tell ss to listen and find the correct answer. Ask ss to say the correct answer. (Play the recording if necessary)
-Pre-teach the words "veil" and "scratch" if necessary -Give ss the texts from the website, tell them to read quickly (skim) and say which objects do these people sell. -Tell ss to read at the text again and answer the question: "What was the last thing thier ex-partners said?" (Specific information)
-Write the model sentences on the board. My fiancé told me that he was in love with another woman. She said that she’d come and pick it up. -Ask ss what is common in these sentences.
-Ask ss the CCQs to clarify the meaning: When did the action happen? (In the past) When do we talk about it? (Now) -Elicit the form from the ss: [+] subj + said (that) + Change the tense of the sentence into past form told sb (that) -Try and elicit the tense change in these sentences: simple present-simple past, will-would -Elicit other tense and modal changes from the ss: Present Tense – Past tense Past tense/ Present Perfect – Past Perfect Will – Would Can – Could Must – Had to May - Might -Elicit the other words that change: Tomorrow – The next day Here – There This – That If necessary change the subject and object pronouns. (e.g. she said… her…) -Drill and elicit sentence stress, show it on the board.
-Give ss the semi-controlled practice HO and tell them to complete the sentences using reported form of the sentences. -Put the ss into pairs and tell them to check their answers. -Give the answer key and tell them to check their answers. -FB on the board, elicit from the ss if there are any mistakes
-Put ss into groups of three -Tell them two of them are a couple and they have argued about something and they do not talk to each other. -Tell the third student that he/she is the child who will report the mother's sentences to the father and vice versa. (Demonstrate if necessary) -Make sure to change roles to give opportunity to all ss. -Listen and take notes for FB. -Write them on the WB and get correction from the ss.