Reading a text for gist and specific details about Antonio's house in Barcelona.
Speaking and writing about what they like about Antonio's house then students will speak and write about their own houses.
Procedure (37-52 minutes)
I'll show students a picture of a house. Then I'll tell them I stayed in this house for two weeks. I liked it so much then ask students " do you like ? why ? "
upstairs, downstairs, fireplace, stereo : visuals to show the meaning huge : CCQs : what's the opposite of small ? [big] very big is huge.
ask the students " what's this text talking about ? 1) Antonio's house 2) Antonio's university 3) Antonio's best friend " give the students 1 minute to read the text quickly to answer this question.
give students handout that has true or false questions. Ask them to answer questions individually then in pairs then WC feedback if there's a common hard question,
give students questions then ask them to read the text and answer these questions individually. check in pairs then in groups then WC feedback.
give the students two questions to ask individually then check in pairs then in groups.
ask students "why do you like Antonio's house? " then ask them to write 3 sentences about Antonio's house. I'll write on WB " I like Antonio's house because -------- " after that I'll ask them to speak about it in pairs.
give each student a paper. Ask them to not write their names on this paper. Ask students to write 6 sentences about their houses. Then I'll stick these papers on the wall then ask each student to find out whose house is this ? then I can ask them "whose house do you like the most ? why ?"