TP5 Somayeh Rahmati
pre_ intermediate level
To provide fluency and accuracy speaking practice in a Discussion in the context of strange jobs and their relationship with science
To provide gist, specific information and detailed listening practice using a text about strange jobs
Procedure (37-45 minutes)
The teacher starts with these two sentences about herself : I' m a teacher and I teach English in some English schools.Then she asks them to interview their partner about what he or she does exactly.They will be asked some ICQs to make sure they've understood and then start.After 3 minutes the teacher asks two or three of them to tell the class about their partners.
In this stage the teacher refers them to the board to elicit some vocab , and then they will be presented a triplet picture on the OHP. By the time they be given handout 2 including some useful phrases to use in their speculations .They will have two minutes to share their ideas , and guess what each picture is about. After that they will be given handout 1 which is a reading text including the words they were supposed to come up with in their pairs.After reading again they will share ideas to match the picture with the words.
Now they should tell their partner what each person exactly does and if it is useful or not.They are supposed to use the useful phrases too.After 3 minutes the teacher asks them to listen to two people talking about themselves and try to guess what each person does .Then they will share their answers and a reason for each.the teacher checks.Then they listen again for specific information and in the end listen for details in addition to answering some detail questions, they were given as the last handout. They check their answers together and then on the board.
To get the overall feedback and correct their probable errors ,they will be given these two questions that are personalized: Do you think these jobs are bad? Which is the worse? They are supposed to express their ideas by the use of the useful phrases.If they forget about useful phrases , they will be reminded by eliciting .By the end of the group work one from each group should tell the whole class about his group mates. In this stage if they have an error related to the target language they will be corrected in an appropriate way.There should be mention that the teacher will be always monitoring them while doing pair and group work activities.