upper - intermediate level
To practice using auxiliary verbs to express emphasis/differentiation/surprise/similarity.
To practice pronunciation: Intonation to respond appropriately to strange stories or news.
Procedure (26-45 minutes)
- T will remind ss of the stories from the previous class. T will elicit details about the stories and vocabulary they remember. - T will elicit phrases for reacting to strange news. Eg. how/that's strange/bizarre/odd/weird/spooky. [Nominate small groups for discussion activity - ss will discuss which stories were the most spookiest]
- T will ask a student to read out the first line of the dialogue activity 1. - Students will listen to the audio to check their answers in pairs.
- Students will listen to the audio again for intonation. Match purpose to example. - Students will check their answers in pairs.
Students will reassemble the dialogue that is cut up in language chunks. Students will listen to audio to check T will drill pronunciation.
T will play video clip from Harry Potter regarding Sybil Trelawney to generate interest in the activity. T will elicit what Trelawney is doing/ how she is speaking. T will nominate students into pairs then model the first example and have the students interview each other using the questions.