Reading and film vocabulary
To provide gist and scan reading practice using a text about James Bond in the context of films
To provide clarification and practice of vocabulary relating to film genres in the context of likes and dislikes
Procedure (40-50 minutes)
Ask ss to look to the whiteboard - Play video of first 2 minutes of Skyfall - car chase in Istanbul. Elicit any knowledge of the film and the setting. Further briefly discuss what ss know about James bond as WC eliciting where possible - one or many films?, is he a character or real?, what does JB do in the films ? are the films exciting? maybe is there a Turkish character like JB?
Ss work in groups of 3 or 4 to discuss what they know about James Bond. Ask groups to come up with 3 things. WC feedback and discussion of some things groups came up with. Instructions : 1 work in groups of 3 2 discuss what you know about JB 3 think of at least 3 things. ICQs are you talking or writing ? How many things ? 3
Elicit "Secret Agent" from the discussion of things ss know about JB or refer back to the previous discussion. Clarify meaning and pronunciation if needed. Elicit "Accident" and clarify meaning of "Climbing Accident" - Backchain and drill for pronunciation - he had a climbing accident - and to show sentence form. Clarify meaning and drill navy and licence - Model and drill "licence"
Show the text. Before handing it out ask ss to 1 please read it individually 2 read it quickly - only have 2 minutes - check with ICQS -are you reading alone- Yes do you need to read every word ?no Handout text and give ss 2 minutes Then ask ss to turn over the text so they can't see it. Put ss in pairs. Ask ss please discuss which of these 3 titles is best for the article and why - project 3 possible titles. WC feedback from some pairs
Ask ss to read the text again by themselves carefully - instruction - please read the text again carefully by yourself. Allow a few minutes for this. Then show ss worksheet with questions re text - Instructions work in same pairs to answer these questions. WC check a few answers from pairs and project answer key. Have some hard copies of answer key ready if projection problem.
Stick up visuals around class if not able to do this before lesson starts or during reading - ask for help from ss. Show cut ups of film words - instructions -please match the words to the correct film - hand out cut ups. MEANING - Further clarify meaning of close or unusual film types -action/thriller, historical drama,Sci-fi. FORM - Clarify how to talk about likes/dislikes - I like , I really like /love , I don't like ..., reference to film types in plural form without "the". PRONUNCIATION - model and drill all but particularly thrillers, horror and sci-fi
Give ss numbers 1 to 5/6 - ask all numbers 1s etc to raise their hands - ask ss to sit in groups with same numbers. When ss sitting in groups ask them to discuss what films they like and do not like and why. ICQs are we talking or writing ? talking , do you need to give reasons ? yes WC feedback but I will nominate a couple of the stronger ss to say what another ss said in their group about what films they liked or didn't like and why.