By the end of the lesson ss will have been introduced to and practised polite requests.
Ss will have controlled speaking
Procedure (29-45 minutes)
The teacher may start by asking ss : Could you please give a blue pen? Can I take this chair please? I have an urgent call ,would you mind giving m your phone please? These questions will engage ss' attention and get them to guess where the teacher is heading with his lesson. Then the teacher uses gestures and facial expressions to elicit from them the word "polite request".
After checking the meaning in the first stage.Now ss will be exposed to the myriad of forms on ho to express polite requests. The teacher provides ss with handouts p72 (SB).They will listen to tape 7.1 and they have to find the person who is making the request each time. Ss have to check and compare their answers with their colleagues. Then the teacher gives ss the requests and show them the answer on the board.
the teacher divides the clas into 2 groups A and B. Goup A will have the requests and group B will get the answers. The teacher demonstrates how ss will do this task. In pairs, ss have to read requests and responses papers aloud. At the end of this stage the teacher removes the responses and let ss continue their speaking practice.
The teacher provides ss with a situational context or shows them pictures on the board. in pairs Ss have to make up their own dialogue.