To provide gist reading practice using a text about edible in the context of chocolate
To provide fluency speaking practice in a debate in the context of choc
Procedure (37-49 minutes)
- A game :start the class with a puzzle game ..' this game is about a pic with a quote .. -Ask ss to stand and go to the board ' try to solve this puzzle ' .. - Then they will read the quote ' nothing brings people together like good food '.. ask ss to think about their favorite dish and explain what the ingredients are and if possible ..how to make it to the class .. extend the discussion to typical dishes from their countries .. -here at this stage T put some pics of middle eastern dishes .. let them think and discuss together .. -then feedback..
-Show ss a short video about chocolate ..let them talk a little bit about this video ..' do you like chocolate ?' ,'does eating chocolate change our feelings ?'..'did you eat a lot of chocolate when you were a child ?' ..would you like to eat chocolate right now ?".. -Go through the Qs with the class and explain any unknown vocabulary .. -(Here SS might need a bit help to find the Word) T shows the Picture of an alcholic person and asks: 'What can we say about this person?' to elicit the worh chocoholic she wants SS to say 'alcholic' first. After T gets the Word 'alcholic' she asks: 'Ok this man is an alcohol addict but les's say I'm an chocolate addict. How can you call me?' and T elicits the Word 'chococholic' T ask ss to repeat : 'chocoholic' and writes it on the board.. -put ss into pairs ..but ask them to work individually at first to guess how they think their partner would answer the Qs .. -Don't let them compare notes at this stage .. - When ss have decided on their answers for all their Qs ..let them discuss them with their partners to see if they guessed correctly .. -while ss are answering and discussing with their partners T is putting a colorful paper on the board with the two Qs ' who's the bigger chocoholic ?' and 'could you live without chocolate ?' .. -Find out who the chocoholics of the class are ..in a class feedback session .. the bigger chocolate will take a bar of it .. - Ask ss 'do you like getting chocolate as a present right now ?!' ..let ss guess what is under their desk - T had already put some bars of chocolate under their desks ...
-Ask ss to match the correct word with the correct definition .. -then put them into pairs to check.. - Feedback..
-Go through the statements with the class and ask ss to decide whether they think they are true or false .. - Don't confirm or deny any answers at this stage ..but encourage discussion .. -Play the recording for ss to check their answers .. -Then in a class feedback session ..find out if they were surprised by any of these ..
- Ask ss to look at the first statements feom chocolate trivia .. - Use CCQs to get them to identify that chocolate takes a singular verb "is" whereas chips takes a plural verb "are" and chocolate is an uncountable noune ..whereas chips can be counted . -If ss point out that you can also count chocolates ..focus their attention on the two photoes on this page .. -One shows chocolates .. " the other chocolate " - When you talk about individual chocolates as in the items in a box of chocolates in the top photo ..they can be counted .. -When you're talking about the substance ..as in the bottom photo ..chocolate is uncountable .. -The example sentence is about chocolate in general .. - Chocolate the substance .. so the noun and verb are singular .. -"In a box of chocolates ..the chocolates are countable and you can take one ..when you have a bar of chocolate ..chocolate is uncountable and you can take some .. - Point out that all the words in the box including chip are singular .. -Ss must decide whether each item i sountable or not ..if it is ..they must use a plural form and plural verb as in' chips are goo for you'.. -As ss write their new statements ..go round checking that everyone is using singular \plural forms .. -Then check their answers .. -Put ss into pairs to discuss the statements and decide which ones they agree with .. IS: fish .fruit ..milk..salt ..sleep..sugar ..travel ..work .. ARE: chips .crisp ..vegetables ..vitamins ..
-Ask ss to pick just one card - the first side of these cards are pics about chocolate .. - Ask them to answer the Qs on the other side of the card .. -Ask the one with card number 1 to stand and talk about his pic ..and answering the Q .. - " How many words made out of chocolste?" ask ss to try answering this Q .. " teach,catch,cheat,coco,cola,heal,coat,hole,ohh,act,cat,eat,hat,a lot,ah,chat,each,taco,echo,coach"