Across cultures : Tea
Beginner A1 level
The main aim in this lesson is: Reading. There are there different short texts based on tea culture in Turkey, Britain and Japan. This is supported with the Sub Aim: Vocabulary and Speaking
Vocabulary and Speaking. Checking in advance how many of these words they know otherwise :tea, coffee, with milk, sugar, teapot, glass, cup, weak, strong.
Procedure (37-46 minutes)
- Greeting - Open the first slide with TEA . Show tea & simit and mention : My favorite breakfast. - Then open the second slide : COFFEE - Pick one student ask for his/her favorite hot drink. - Then ask all the class : * What do you see? * What is the drink here on the picture? * Is it the same country? - Put them in pairs and ask them to look at the slides and share with their partners. - Ask what they spoke about with their partners. - Elicit words form the students and write keywords on the board. - Show teapot /cup/ glass/ on the slides and write them on the board. - Britain : show the flag, ask. - Write also : a cup of tea / a glass of tea
- Continue with same pairs. - Give Handouts to student. - Explain HO on chest - Instruction : * First read the 3 texts. *Then work with your partner (Exc.2) : * Match these 3 pictures with the countries: Turkey / Japan/ Britain - Feedback : Go with the class over it together, its only 3.
- Put them together in groups. - Tell them they will read now the second time. - Instructions : * Read the text again by yourself. * Then do the next exercise (2.b) in your group: * Where do people drink ....? in Britain/Japan/Turkey? * Discuss in your group and write your answers down. - Let them read and discuss in their groups - Monitoring - Feedback : Write answer key on the board. 1.Britain/ 2.Britain/ 3.Turkey/ 4.Japan/ 5.Japan/ 6.Britain
- Change the groups - Ask the students to look at the last exercise. - Write this question as an example on the board: * Do most people in Turkey drink tea or coffee? * Do most people in Turkey drink weak or strong tea? .... etc - Ask them to discuss these questions/answers in their groups. - Mingle - Feedback: Ask each group for one answer