upper intermediate B2 level
Reading for gist and detail in context of "hard to believe" stories.
Listening for detail in the context of strange and unbelievable stories.
Procedure (32-51 minutes)
In order to get the Ss to predict and guess the topic, the T will put a set of letters - without spacing - on the board and ask Ss to guess what Q it is. Then the T will group Ss and ask them to talk the Q over in their groups. Thirdly, the T will select one or two Ss to share their ideas with WC. CANYOUBELIEVEINPREDICTINGTHEFUTURE? Ans. can you believe in predicting the future? The T will go for a distant monitoring so as not to get so closed to Ss to interupt them. Then the T will put a half-completed quotation on the board and ask Ss to complete them in their own ways with their partners. FOR THOSE WHO BELIEVE, ... FOR THOSE WHO DON'T BELIEVE, ... The T will go for a random monitoring and check whether there is a problem. Then the T will ask Ss to share their ideas with WC. The T will show a video clip from you tube and ask Ss " 1. Where are they? and 2. What are they doing?" The T will ask Ss to check their answers with their partners and then with the WC. The T will represent a SPOOKY picture and try to elicit the words "SPOOKY, MYSTERIOUS" . then the T will go for some CCQs for each. 1. When a place is spooky, do you like to get closed or you like to stand away? 2. When a person is mysterious, can you guess what his job is? Then the T will show another pix to elicit the word "FRAUDULENT" CCQ: is it real or fake?
The T will grab the Ss' attention by raising his hand and say PLEASE, then ask them to match 1-7 to A-F. The T will go for some ICQs (if needed) 1. Are you going to find the definition of the whole sentence or just the marked ones. The T will set the time. The T will pass out HO 1 including seven new and blocking words in a matching activity. At the end of the activity the T will ask them to check their answers with their group members then with the WC. The T will go for monitoring and check if there is a problem. The T will give them the answer key and ask them to check their answers with the answer key.
The T will nominate the Ss into "AWESOME and BRILLIANT". The T will grab Ss's attention and give them the instruction. INS. "Read your texts and explain your text to your partners and check what they have in common." ICQ (if needed): Are you going to check if they have some similar words or similar story? Then the T will pass out the HO2 and set the time. The T will go for monitoring.
The T will change the group members to stop the class from being repetitive. again the T will grab the attention and give them an instruction. INS." I want to you to read your texts and retell the story to your partners." ICQs ( if needed); Are you going to write s.th? then the T will pass HO 3 and set the time. The T will go for monitoring. The T will grab the attention and give a new instruction INS. "I want you to read it and guess what will happen next." ICQs (if needed): are you going to check the new words or complete the text? Then the T will pass out HO 4 including a half-completed paragraph. The T will set time. Then the T will go for monitoring
The T will grab the Ss's attention and give then a new instruction. INS. I want you to give it a lesson to the track and answer the questions 1-9. ICQ (if needed). are you going to write short answers or long answers? The T will pass out the HO 5 and play the track. (2nd time if needed) The T will ask Ss to check their answers with their partners. then the T will give the answers to the groups. The T grab Ss's attention and give a new instruction for the second listening. INS. I want you to listen and complete the sentences with words in the listening. ICQ ( if needed ): are you going to change the words or you should write the exact word. The T ask them to check the answers with their partners then the T will give the answers to the Ss. the T will grab Ss's attention and give the follow-up activity's instruction. INS: here is a beginning sentences of a spooky story, i want you to complete the story with your group members. The T will ask them to make a group of 4. The T will go for monitoring. At the end of the lesson the T ask Ss to give their stories to the other groups to read.