Lesson Plan TP 5
By the end of the lesson, students will have practised gist and intensive reading in the context of culture shock.
Students will practise fluency speaking in the context of culture shock.
Procedure (45 minutes)
Show the video clip "Suntory time!" from the movie Lost in Translation (1:45). What's the problem? He doesn't understand. Where are they from? From different countries (Japan and America). What's different? Their culture. Does he understand? No. Shock your hands. What is it? It's a shock. It's a culture shock.
Show the postcard to the students. Look at the postcard. What does it say about the English? Work in pairs (1 min). Is he rude? What's the opposite? I hate fish. If you invite me to your house for lunch and cook fish amok. If I say that it's delicious. Am I saying what I think? No. What am I? Insincere. Phonology: stress, drill (class then individuals randomly). Write "insincere" on the whiteboard (stress and phonetic).
Instructions for HO1(chested): read the text quickly and tick the correct sentence. Are you making a cross? No. Are you reading the text slowly? No. Give students HO1 (text about culture shock). Work together (2 min). Monitor. What's the correct sentence? Do you agree? Write the answer on the whiteboard.
Instructions for HO2 (chested): read the text again and mark T (true or F (false). Correct the wrong sentences. Justify your answer. Give the students HO2. Are you ticking? No. Do you justify your answer? Yes. Demo: 1 is false "pour me some tea". Work together (5 min). Monitor. Note any mistakes on the whiteboard. Provide HO2 – Answer key. Ask feedback: was it difficult, so-so or easy.
I have put different phrases on the wall. Instructions: cover the text and complete the phrases with the missing verb using the coloured sheets of paper and blue tack. Work together in groups of 3. Are you working alone? No. Are you reading the text again? No. Give the coloured sheets of paper and blue tack to the students. You have 3 min. Go! Monitor. Provide RT – Answer key.
Are people in Cambodia more like Miranda or Alexander? Discuss in groups of 3 (3 min). Monitor. Class discussion. Can anyone add anything?
What culture shock would you experience in Europe? Discuss in groups of 3 (5 min). Monitor. Class discussion. Can anyone add anything?