Upper Intermediate level
To provide fluency and accuracy speaking practice in a Narrating stories in the context of Holidays
To provide clarification of language used for Narrating stories in the context of holidays
Procedure (23-38 minutes)
Teacher elicits the topic from the students which is the same one the two previous lessons were about ( holidays or travelling).
Teacher elicits the main topic of the main speaking task or anecdote by presentin a sentenceon the WB.Then, she infos the students that each student will have five pieces of paper and will have to choos five of the things listed on the WB to write on the papers to make the story of the holiday.Teacher asks some ICQs (e.g. How many events will you write on each paper? Can your story be a funny or interesting one ?)
●Students tell their stories relying on the papers they wrote to their partners. ●Meanwhile, teacher monitors and take note of their errors in general. ●Teacher starts correcting errors on the WB by writing them and eliciting the correction from the students. ● content feedback takes place by sharing one of the students' stories.
On the WB, teacher presents a group of phrase that are useful for the function of telling stories in an attractive and interesting way asking each pair of students to discuss which ones should be at the beginning, middle or end of the story. Then, teacher modells and drills the pronunciation and intonation.
● Teacher divide the class into two groups which stand in two lines facing each other. ● teacher gives two minutes for each pair to tell their story using the same papers to their new partners but only by making their partner choose one paper and telling the story from that point. ●students change partners after two minutes by moving one step in one direction so that they tell their stories to different people. ● Having reapted this many times, teacher asks the students to start telling their stories but this time without the papers.
●Teacher writes on the WB any errors spotted during the past activity. ● Teacher nominates some students to share the most interesting or funny story they heard while doing the past task. ● teacher share and explain why they liked this the story the most.