Still at home, Vocabulary on the family.
To give students practice in reading for gist,specific information and detail in the context of adults living at home.
Speaking/present simple/review family vocabulary in the context of adults living at home.
Procedure (25-37 minutes)
My family lives in Kenya. Tell ss to talk about their family.
The teacher writes on the white board.How old are you? Do you live with your parents? Why or why not? Do you have a brother? How old is he? Does he live at home? The students are then instructed to pair up and discuss the above questions with their partners.
The teacher asks the student to look at the picture.The teacher asks :who can you see? How old is he? He has a problem,what do you think it is?Students discuss in pairs. Ss peer check, Students write on WB the prediction.
Show ss the text ask them to read the interviews with three people from the Castle family and say what they think the problem is. Ss read and answer the questions. Ss peer check. Take FB
Show students the questions. Tell them to read again and underline the correct words. Ss read, Ss peer check Ss come to the WB and write the answer Check everyone agrees
Teacher puts students into pairs or groups to discuss the questions. What do you think of the situation? Why does Andy live at home?
Teacher tells students to look back again at the text and and identify and write down all the family words.Students peer check with their partners before the teacher checks with the whole class
Teacher puts students into A and B pairs. Teacher gives instruction of the activity and hand out the diagram to A's and B's. Then student A asks student B about the person missing in the family tree diagram. B answers and B asks A about the person missing in the tree diagram.