Speaking(fluency): to develop fluency through a range of speaking activities; a dinner party discussions and a debate.
Vocab: sts will be familiar with and use vocab related to debates and a social get together events.
Procedure (27-38 minutes)
T hands sts a hand-out, tells the sts to look at the picture and, asks how many famous people they can recognize. T asks sts what seems unusual about the picture and, elicits the names of the figures they have already recognized. T asks the sts to guess why are they at the dinner party, then t uses the vocab elicited as atone for introducing vocab they didn't know.
T plays a CD audio tape taken from the text-book to the sts related to the people depicted in their hand-out , tells sts to listen carefully and, invites them to take notes about the people in the tape and, do PW and decide whether or not to invite them to a dinner party they will be throwing at the week-end, sts need to explain why they took such decisions!
T elicits as many words related to the topic of arranging of a dinner party as possible and,drills sts on the English vocab the sts need for their next task .
T tells sts, you are going to organize the most amazing dinner party of all time and, you can choose to invite 6-10 people from history( scholars, entertainers, politicians, human rights activists, footballers, ....etc.) to your party, who would you send an invitation to and, why you will have selected him/ her. t tells sts to include a fair balance of areas of interest , men and women, different periods in history, and nationalities! t makes certain that sts need to arrange every aspect of the dinner party, e.g. invitation cards, seating map, menu and, music and decor!
The debate: teacher devides sts to 2 groups and, tells sts to designate one student from each group as a chair person of the group and discuss whether or not to allow the opening of a new supasaver store, t elicits vocab and clarifies to sts what a super-saver is, they will work in groups when they done dscussing, the chair-persons from each group can come to the front of the class-room and debate the issue