Teaching Practice 7
Upper- Intermediate (B2) level
To teach the grammar about used to, be used to and get used to in the context of sleeping habit in the title of counting sheep.
To provide Ss with the opportunity to practice the TL in speaking in the context of sleeping habits, personalizing the topic.
Procedure (34-45 minutes)
The teacher shows Ss 3 pictures and ask them what is their similarities? What do they have in common? and elicits the topic which is Are you sleep deprived? in the "Counting Sheep" lesson heading. the teacher asks students to speak in pairs about these to questions: Do you sleep enough every night? Do you have problem to start sleeping? Then she gets their feedbacks in the WC.
The teacher asks students to interview their partners with the questionnaire Are you Sleep Deprived?. Then she gives them the HO and monitor them while speaking. At the end gets WC feedbacks by asking 2 or 3 Ss.
The teacher asks students to match the sentences with their endings and then with their meanings. Then she gives them the HO. At the end asks them to pair check and then WC feedback.
The teacher asks students to complete the blanks in pairs and then gives them the HO. Then 3 students come to board to write down the answers while projected on the board for the WC feedback.
The teacher projects the marker sentences on the board and drill their pronunciation, pointing out the linking and stress. Since the sentences are a bit long, she back chain them.
The teacher regroup the students and then asks them to answer the questions. She gives them the HO. As they are answering she is monitoring and then asks them to pair check. Then give them the answer key for the feedback, but asks them for the reason.
The teacher asks Ss to speak about their sleeping habit by answering the speaking HO in their groups. then get feedback by nominating some to give their answers. If time: The teacher give Ss a HO to go around the class and find some one who sleeps less than five, sleeps so much, sleep fast as he/ she hit the pillow, has problem getting to sleep, have stayed up all the night.
The teacher writes down some of the correct and incorrect Ss's sentences on the board to correct the incorrect ones by their help after speaking.