Mahmut Türker Tunbiş 1st Teaching Practice
A2 (Elementary) level
To give Ss practice in reading for gist, specific information and detail in the context of adults living at home
To give Ss practice in speaking for fluency To give Ss practice of simple present To review family vocabulary
Procedure (36-49 minutes)
Show the picture of characters in famous series named "Avrupa Yakasi". Ask the names of each character then ask who is who. Eg. Volkan is the son of Iffet and Tahsin. Necessary vocabulary: Wife, Husband, Son, Daughter, Brother, Sister, Grandfather, Grandmother. Concept Checking Questions: - Iffet is married or single? - If Aslı has a daughter. How does she call Tahsin?
A) Initial questions. Who are you living with? Who is living with their parents? Who is living with his/her friend? Who is living alone? B) Give handout to each student. Instructions: Read the questions here (show which section) - Talk with your partner - 2 minutes C) Ask open ended questions to students about the answers of their pairs.
A) Elicit the word castle by drawing a castle to the board before starting the section. B) Read the headline and the introductory text. Ask concept questions like: How old is Andy? Where does he live? Is he married? C) Ask students to read what Andy's mother think and discuss in their group if there is a problem? D) Ask students to read what Andy's father think and discuss in their group if there is a problem? E) Ask students to read what Andy thinks and discuss in their group if there is a problem?
Students will answer the questions (5 min) and check their answers with their pairs. (2 min) Monitor students while they're working. Give feedback afterwards.
Ask students "Why Andy lives at home?" Talk to your partner. Write the reasons. (5 min) When they are finished write the most common answers to the board and nominate good ideas.
I will write the most common mistakes on the board and correct them explaining the reason for it. Make exercise or choral drill to reinforce what they have just learned.