To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation on facial expressions in the context of famous actors and actresses
To provide specific information listening practice using a text about Radio Acting in the context of an Interview
To provide clarification of the function of 'as' in the context of using it to talk about comparisons, functions,appearance, reasoning and co-actions
Procedure (37-49 minutes)
T: Show slides of 3 famous people-- Messi, Selena and Robert De Niro T: (messI) Who is this guy? -"What do you think happened?" "What does it look like?" -"it looks AS if he won the game" T: (Selena) "It looks AS if____(elicit emotion/story)? -correct or rephrase to fit= "it looks as if _____." - this is Selena, she worked AS a professional latin singer. T: (Robert DeNiro) "It looks AS if ____"
T: We just talked about facial expressions and emotion - Now look at these pictures, what are they feeling? - it 'looks AS if_____" -Work as partners CHANGE SLIDES T: These guys are actually actors. Maybe they don't feel this way at all, they are acting. T: Here is a list of questions. Match the question to the correct actor. - Give handout - ICQ: look at number 5, Who looks like...they have eaten something bad? - Work in pairs -CCQ: Listening bit -T: play 4.14 listen and check
T: CCQ/ICQ: Cheryl Hines, what was her role? [check understanding of roles] or, next we will listen again, but listen to what roles they play. ICQ: what is a role? T: We will listen again. T: Take a piece of paper and make notes about each actors role. -replay 4.14 T: CCQ: Jane lynch was acting as if she were a______? T: Split into groups, talk with your groups about their roles.
T: CCQ on target langue and eliciting: Is acting on the television the same AS on the radio? Ss: Response/ Conversation/ Opinions Is acting in the film the same AS acting in a television program? T: Handout -Take a moment to underline important points, then we will listen to an interview. -Answer the questions as we listen -Play 4.15 T: Get into groups and discuss your answers T: listen to 4.15 again (?) T: What do radio actors use to convert feeling? T:CCQ: "Tim Bentinck has been working ____(elicit for, as a radio actor for many years)." [also model sentence for next stage]
T: Model Sentence-- Tim Bentinck has been working AS a radio actor for many years How is AS being used? answer: to describe a job or someones function What are other ways AS is used? Elicit 1 other way [ALSO PREPARE to WRITE ON THE BOARD] T: Use 'as' + article + noun CCQ: can we say 'as' radio', no we need the article. T: Handout -Work in groups and answer these questions
T: talk about a family member, or friend... What do they work AS...? What do they look like when they are angry?