a day off
To provide specific information listening practice using a text about special day in different month in the context of people talking about special day that they like
Getting students attention on stress pattern of the months and practicing them
Procedure (39-53 minutes)
-I write the word (day off) on the board - I ask : which days are off in a week ?Saterday and Sunday - I will ask them to write down five activities that they do on off days and also I give some activities that I do on off days : 1- going to the mall and buy some stuff for the home 2- I cook 3- do some cleaning 4- Watch my favorite movie series 5- hang out with my friends outside 6- ride my bike and go next to the see 7-etc I get them to ask these questions from their partners and change their partners and record what they say and I give them some hand-outs , and monitor them to interview with their partners and give their reports to the other groups in the classroom These are the questions in the hand-outs: - What do you do on an off day? - Where do you go ? - Who do you go with ? - How do you feel ? Get a feedback by asking them give share the answers to the class.
-I sounds vowel sounds on the board and I ask them to say what they are . -After they do so I write the word "January " on the board and I count the vowle sounds numbers+ y numbers and write them on the board and I ask them to work in pairs and count vowl sounds number +y letter number other months. -give them time to do the activity - I will elicit the feedbacks > I show the syllable of the word "Ja/nu/ar/y "and I will count it and compare it with the numbers of the vowel sound "Ja/nu/ar/y "= 4 syllables - I ask them to do the same action on the rest of the month words (GW) > In order to emphasize that stressed part in that word I will just repeat just the stress syllable of month words five or six times and I ask them to repeat after me .I add the rest of the word to it. And pronounce the whole word and asked them to repeat after me. > Vocabulary part 1: I ask the to listen and repeat I play the audio they repeat,I ask them about syllabes How many syllabes does it have? (Help them if neccessary) -Vocabulary part2: I will explain that they have to write the words based on the the number of syllabes pronunciation in the right column and give them time to find the right column a write the word there -Vocabulary part 3: I will ask him to repeat and give the answer while working in group when I play and pause it I get the feedback after they listen to each word Vocabulary part 4 : I will use the execise 2 in their work book ,I will give them a card with word written on it. and ask them to stand in front of class and I asked the others to help them re arrange their order to get a correct sentence. What is your favorite month? My favorite month is December. Why do you like December ? Because my birthday is in December . I like December because it snows. My favorite month is March because there are lots of flowers.
> I showed them pictures and ask them to share the ideas in their group and give the answer -What special day is it ? -What do people do on that day? -Do you have this day in your country ? >Listening part 1: I give instruction about the listening and I ask them to match number with these photos in their group. - I elicit the feedback by asking the answers from the class
>Listening part 2: I attach four photos in different parts of the class and I also provide them with sentences by sentence transcript of that listening and I will ask them to work in their groups and find : which sentence is goes under which picture and attach it under the picture in their group. - we checked the answers for pictures and sentences and I get the feedback
I will give the listening transcript and ask them to make 1 question about each part and ask and answer in pair (if time do )they change thier partner do the sam activity I get the feed back by asking them to report what their partner said.