talk about news
To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of TV news
To provide clarification of natural disaster in the context of news
Procedure (52-71 minutes)
teacher gets to the class showing a video clip about a natural disaster like a hurricane, asking them what they have learned or seen about the incident
exposure is provided by watching the video clip
teacher takes feedback revising students sentences using some of the target words. he elicits some of the words and puts them all on the board.
Teacher follows the steps of teaching vocabulary (MPF) to teach the words
exercise A on page 120 and all it's procedures and steps are used to provide ss with controlled practice. the same is done for exercise A on page 122 and 123
conversation on page 120 is used as a model and drilling on conversation followed by having ss make an analogues conversation is the personelization step
Students imagine that they want to attend a story telling contest. they try to make a story about a natural disaster and make it as interesting as possible. they tell their stories to the class and the class chooses the best one.