Ss will be able to practise and use vocabulary in the context of describing the weather
To practice speaking in the context of describing the weather
Procedure (34-44 minutes)
T switches off the AC and says 'Oh, I can't breathe. It's very ...' T asks, 'What's the weather like today? Do you like this type of weather? why / whynot?' T gives Ss strips of paper, projects pictures describing types of weather and asks, 'What's the weather like in this picture? It's sunny.' T elicits, 'sunny, foggy, rainy, snowy, windy, cloudy'
T puts Ss into two groups and gives each a cardboard paper featuring a word cline about air temperature. T gives Ss strips of paper (cold, cool, warm, and sunny) and asks Ss to stick them on the word cilne. checking feedback T projects two pictures and elicits (a demo) 'cold and snowy/ cold and rainy' T gives each pair of Ss strips of paper and ask them to match the words that go together. T asks, 'Work in groups, check and discuss your answers' T gives an answer key
T does a demo. 'What's the weather like today? / What was the weather like yesterday? And What's it going to be like tomorrow?' T drills chorally and individually T asks Ss to listen and complete the sentences. Checking Feedback T projects the answer T asks Ss to practise these short conversations in pairs (to talk about themselves) T monitors Ss
T shows Ss the two world weather charts and models the given example and the second on with the help of a confident student. T reminds Ss that there is some information missing and they need to ask a question to complete it. S 'What was the weather like in Berlin? / T 'It was rainy and cold. 7 degrees.' Ss do the rest in pairs T monitors closely T gives an answer key T asks 'Which city was the hottest? Which was the coldest?
T asks Ss to act out a role play about the weather. T explains 'You are at the doctor’s waiting for your turn. A patient starts talking to you about the weather.' T models part of the conversation T sets time and asks Ss to enact the conversation in pairs. T monitors