For students to practice controlled and free speaking in the context of neighborhoods and places.
To provide review and practice of vocabulary in the context of places and their descriptions. Also to practice listening for specific information.
Procedure (36-45 minutes)
Talk briefly about where I live, what I love and hate about my neighborhood, then ask students about their neighborhoods and what they love and hate about them.
* Showing ss. pictures of places on ppt. 1- Elicit vocabulary and meanings. Teach in case of difficulty and show ss. the word on ppt. 2- Elicit pronunciation and teach in case of difficulty and show ss. the word on ppt. 3- Elicit form and teach in case of difficulty and show ss. the word on ppt.
1- Elicit the following: A- Is there a post office on Tes'een st.? Yes, there is. No, there isn't. B- Are there any post offices on Tes'een st.? Yes, there are. No, there aren't. Note: No usage of CCQs here. 2- Using backchaining and drilling chorally and individually the previous questions and answers. 3- Place the form on the board: In case students came up with the form correctly: they place the form on the board (I will choose students randomly to form the questions and answers correctly on the board using flashcards). In case they didn't: I place the form on the board Task 1 (Is there a bank around here?): 1- Students are set in pairs and they exchange asking each other about the map in the handout using the function model. 2- Demonstrate with ss. 3- ICQs. Task 2 1- Students mingle and start using the same function model in describing places in their own neighborhoods. 2- Demonstrate with ss. 3- ICQs.
1- Pre-teach vocabulary. 2- Demonstrate with students the first question. 3- ICQs. 4- Play the track. 5- Ss. check in pairs. 6- Play the track again to check answers. 7- Display answer key on ppt.
1- Set ss. into two teams, team A and team B. 2- Demonstrate the procedure with ss. 3- ICQs: Are you going to use your pen in this game? No. Are you giving to describe one thing about this place? No, three things. Who will ask the next question in the game? The student who answered correctly. * No feedback is provided after this task 4- Wrap-up.