Girls Night Out (Reading/Speaking)
To provide gist and detailed reading practice using a text about a report on a night out in the context of Girls night out
To provide fluency speaking practice in a asking and answering questions about the report and conversation about the differences and similarities of a girls night in Russia and China compared to Turkey in the context of Girl
Procedure (45 minutes)
SS will guess where the women in their reports are from. T: Play the song Girls just wanna have fun SS: Try to guess the theme of the lesson T: Project a few pictures of women eating out in Istanbul. Trying to elicit, “A Girls Night Out” T: “WHAT ARE THEY DOING + ARE THERE ANY MEN IN THE PICTURE + DO YOU THINK THEY ARE FRIENDS OR FAMILY + WHAT DO WE CALL IT WHEN WE GO OUT WITH OUT GIRLFRIENDS + DO WOMEN GO OUT HERE + WHERE DO THEY GO SS: talk about where they go. T: Project the pictures of the women from the reports on the board and have the students guess where they are from. T: On the wall are some text. Text A and Text B. I want you to read the text quickly and find out where they are from. T: group the students into A & B. ICQ SS: read the reports in 1 minute and then put their text on the board. While standing we see if we all agree.
Stage 1: Ss will match the questions to the answers found in the text. T: Direct SS:(A’s) to one side and (B’s) to the other. T: Now we will read though the reports and match the questions to the answers in the reports. Each part has a number. Give EXAMPLE ICQ Give HO, Work in your groups. SS: go back to their seats and match the questions in 3 minutes. SS: PEER CHECK SS: Write Answers on the board.
Stage 2: Ss will be answering the same questions they just matched. T: TURN THE REPORT FACE DOWN T: In your group take a minute to see if you can answer some of the questions without looking. ICQ T: Now look at the text and answer the questions you have 5 minutes. PEER CHECK GIVE ANSWER KEYS for FB
Stage 3: Ss will read the reports again and fill out the chart in groups. T: Now look at this chart 1 side is Sabina and 1 side is Sharon. Who has Sharon; you will only check what’s true for Sharon GIVE EXAMPLE SS: put a check and and X for what is true or not for their reports. PEER CHECK GIVE ANSWER KEYS for FB Ss will ask each other questions about the women in the reports T: Demo ( Did Sharon wear a dress? Yes, she did, No, she didn’t) T: Put Ss into pairs of A&B, Who has Sharon, you ask about Sabina and Sabinas ask about Sharon. Example ICQ SS: work in pairs to fill out the whole chart. PEER CHECK WC FB: Have some students say some sentences from the chart
Stage 6: Ss compare the similarities and differences of “A Girls Night Out” in Russia, China, and Turkey T: Draws a chart on the board with the three countries at the top T: Describe a girls night out in America T: Have Ss brainstorm some of their ideas about “A girls night out” T: Put Ss into groups of 4 and discuss the similarities and differences compared to Turkey T: Listens in and takes note to give delayed error correction FB: Delayed error correction on the board/ Focus more on questions Play music while the students are talking