Where are they from ? , Reading & Speaking
To practice reading for gist and specific information
To provide gist reading practice using a text about Where are they from? in the context of Cities and Countries
to introduce and practice adjectives: fantastic, awful, beautiful
Procedure (38-54 minutes)
T will post the picture of the couple on the whiteboard and Students will be asked to describe the couple.
New York City, Montreal, and France will be written on the board and then students will be asked to read through the upper right corner of page 16 to decide where the couple is now. [NOTE: no feedback, as the gist listening will be the feedback]
T will tell the Ss they are going to listen to an audio 2.10 and if they can guess where the couple is now.(New York)
Check comprehension by getting students locate these places on the map. Write on the board : *What is her job? *What is his job? *Where is she from? *Where is he from ? *Where do they live? Play the recording 2.10 again and ask students to listen. Pair check answers and provide feedback. explain any new words : *Married (Refer to a famous married couple) *Teacher *School *In the center of (can be illustrated on the board) *Doctor *Hospital
Part 2 Ask Ss to work in pairs to complete the sentences about the txt. *Make sure they understand that there is more than one possible answer for number 4 Go over the answers by asking individual students to read out their completed sentences.
Part 3 Focus attention on gapped Q in exercise 3. *Elicit complete examples to practice IS and ARE. e.g. What's his name? What's her name? Where's she from? Where's he from? *Highlight the use of contraction ('s) Get Ss to ask and answer in open pairs Monitor & check for the correct use of he/she & his/her and the falling intonation of Wh- questions.
Focus attention on gapped sentences Complete the first Q with the whole class as an example (IS) ask Ss to complete the other sentences Highlight the use of He/She/they by pointing at a male student and saying he/ a female and saying she & a group of Ss and saying they. Refer Ss toGrammar reference 2.4 on page 123
Part 4 Mention that in this part they are going to hear about different aspects of Claude and Molly's trip to NY. recording 2.11 Focus att on the words in the boxes & use the smiley symbol and the photos to pre-teach the vocabulary. Focus att on the example in number 1 Play the recording through once and get the Ss to complete the rest of the conversation. Feedback by playing the recording again * If necessary play in the third time for Ss to listen and repeat. Encourage accurate pronunciation with the Adjectives In pairs, Ss practice the conversation & if possible get them stand up & role play the characters. Drill pronunciation of Awful/Fantastic/Beautiful Provide feedback and error correction as whole class.
Using only the pictures and names from Workbook Page 13, ex.11, have Ss create their own dialogue about the places they are visiting. ask Ss to role play the conversation and get the rest of the class to guess where they are. Monitor and do task feedback and error correction