Mysteries, problems, oddities
Upper Intermediate B2 level
Listening, the subject is mysteries and unsolved stories.
Speaking, at the final stage as productive skill.
Procedure (15-24 minutes)
- First one picture of sleepwalkers, mentioning my brother use to be a sleepwalker. - Presenting 3 pictures on the board, mysterious cases, - Ask the Ss what they think these pictures are about? What might be their story: - Make them speak in pairs. - Feedback - If necessary some vocabulary :commit suicide/ to kidnapp/ to vanish/ hysteria/ fourth dimension/ craze/ deception
- Tell the Ss they will have a listening task now. - Instruction: - show HO 1 on chest - ask students to complete the sentences during the listening. - After listening ask them to work in pairs and compare - monitoring - feedback
- tell students they will have a second listening - instruction: - Explain HO 2 on chest - Explain check True/False sentences during listening - After listening tell them to check with their partner. - Monitoring - Feedback
- At this stage split them in 3 groups. - give each of them a different story - In their groups they will speak about their story, what is it and what is the explanation and story behind it. -Monitoring -Feedback