MONA EL SHENAWY MONA EL SHENAWY

TP7
intermediate level

Description

In this lesson, sts learn about useful phrases in the context of gadgets. The lesson starts with a discussion on inspector gadget and about his favourite gadget(s). Then sts listen to a recording where different people describe their favourite gadgets and have to match these descriptions with the corresponding pictures. They will then have to complete a table by matching some phrases from these descriptions with their corresponding category (purpose, appearance, material) . Then sts will practice pronunciation and functional phrase structures by repeating these sentences. In the following activity, sts will have to use the same table, and match words from a new set of words and phrases into the same three categories. Sts will then work in pairs to describe the purpose, appearance and material of two objects found on ex.1. To finish, sts will work in pairs and describe to their partner their favourite gadget.

Materials

Abc audio CD (S B)
Abc realia
Abc inside out intermediate Sb

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of useful phrases that describe objects in the context of gadgets

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide detailed reading practice using a text about conversations in the context of gadget
  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation
  • To provide product writing practice of a conversation to describe the purpose, appearance and material of objects
  • To provide specific information listening practice using a text about describing gadget in the context of gadget

Procedure

Warmer/Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

-T shows Ss two real objects and asks Ss to describe them -T elicits descriptions from Ss by asking some questions: what is it? what does it looks like? what is it made of? what do you do with it? -T gives help if needed?

Clarification (8-10 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

-T writes these questions on the board and makes CCQs to clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation. what is it? _ what does this question ask about? the object what does it looks like? _ what does this question ask about? the appearance of the object. It looks like ( round - rectangular - square - small - big, ......) _ what is it made of? the material what are the kinds of materials? made of ( wood - plastic - glass - metals,......) _ What is it for?what do you do with it? purpose

Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

-T tells Ss that they are going to listen to four people describing their favourite gadgets. -T asks Ss to listen and read conversations and then match them to four of the pictures. -T monitors and plays the audio more than one time if needed. -T asks Ss to check in pairs. -T gives feedback with the W C.

controlled practice (5-7 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

-T focuses Ss attention on the table and points out the three columns for three different ways of describing an object. -T asks Ss to complete the table with the highlighted phrases from the conversations in exercise 1. -T asks SS to check in pairs. -T plays the recording for the Ss to listen and repeat the useful phrases. -T asks SS to repeat chorally, and individually.

Semi-Controlled Practice (5-7 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

-T asks Ss to look at the words and phrases in the bix in ex.3 and decide which ones can be used to complete which of the useful phrases b, c, e and f in ex.2. -T monitors and gives help if needed. -T asks Ss to check in pairs. -T gives feedback.

Semi-Controlled Practice (4-6 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

-T puts Ss into pairs and asks them to write a conversation describing the purpose, appearance, and material of two other objects in ex.1 which were not described. -T monitors and gives help. -After finishing writing the conversations, T asks Ss to practice them.

Free Practice (4-5 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

-T asks Ss to describe their own favourite gadget to their partners, using the useful phrases. teacher monitors and gives help and encourage SS to speak.

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