describe your neighbors
To provide fluency and accuracy speaking practice in a conversation in the context of neighbors
To provide clarification and practice of some adjectives to describe neighbors. in the context of neighbors
Procedure (24-40 minutes)
-divide the class into pairs and ask them to pick up a small piece of paper and write down and to work secretly : ask the class to think of a two-digit number. EX.96. add both digits (EX.9+6=15). subtract the total from the original number (EX. 96 - 15 =81). find the symbol that corresponds to the final number, then find the name of the topic that corresponds to the symbol. -monitoring and provide help if needed. - ask the ss to discuss the definition of their topic with their partners secretly. - invite feedback.
-when ss realize that they all have the same topic, i will show them some more definitions of neighbor. EX. a person who keeps you awake at night. and mention that he is a noisy. a person who helps you in the time of need. mention that he is reliable. - T asks ss do you want to live next door to noisy neighbor?why? allow time to think in pairs.
hand the ss a list of adjectives we might use to describe our neighbors. Place each word under one of the headings : things you want ... things you don't want .... things you are ok with. monitoring invite feedback
tell an old short story that shows how was the relationship between neighbors and compare it with the recent time. - ask ss if they got the chance to choose their neighbors, how they going to do that ? - give time to think in pairs.
-divide the class into four groups. -you are owner of a building and you have an empty flat and you have to choose only one person from four. discuss together who you are going to choose\ avoid?why? -monitoring -invite feedback
tell ss that all of you are living in the same neighborhood. so u have to describe yourself and them. And you have to convince your neighbors that you are a good neighbor or you will get out. you can decide who you want them to stay and who you want them to leave?why? monitoring take notes for any mistakes give feedback