To provide clarification and practice of working conditins in the context of jobs
To provide gist and specific information listening practice using a text about working conditins in the context of jobs
To provide fluency speaking practice in a discussion in the context of working conditions
Procedure (30-43 minutes)
T starts with telling Ss about the working conditions of her job: I do tasks with a deadline, I do not have a fixed salary,I can pick what kind of tasks to do or not to do and I work sometimes on holidays and in this case I ask my clients to pay extra for this work. T asks Ss "what are your jobs and your working conditions? and if you don't have a job, then what kind of jobs would you like to have and what are the working conditions of these jobs?". T asks Ss to work in pairs to discuss the working conditions T monitors Ss and help them if they need help. T get FB from Ss..
Focus the Students' attention on the photos in exercise 1. T asks Ss to say what jobs do they think they do and what do they think their working conditions are. T asks Ss to work first individually and then check in pairs. T gets FB from Ss.
Ss listen and note down information related to the jobs of the three people and their working conditions. T pauses the recording after each one to give Ss the time needed for answering. T asks Ss if they want to listen again to the recording or not. T asks Ss to check in pairs their answers. T nominates Ss and ask them about the working conditions of the three people.
T asks students to read the sentences about the working conditions for each job in exercise 2 and mark which sentences are true and which sentences are false. T asks Ss to check their answers in pairs. T plays the recording again for Ss to check their answers and ask them if they want to listen to it again or not. T gets FB from Ss.
T points out that the expressions in the box are a much shorter way of saying the underlined phrases and does the first one of the exercise as an example with the class( in the evenings and at weekends, unsociable hours). T asks Ss to replace the remaining underlined expressions. T asks Ss to check in pairs. T monitors and provides help if needed. T gets FB from Ss. T asks Ss some CCQs to check if they understand the meaning. T writes vocabulary on the board. Ss drill chorally and individually.
T asks Ss to replace the highlighted expression in Exercise 2 with should, shouldn't, mustn't and can. T does the first one in exercise 3 with the class as an example( you can get extra pay for working time, they will not replace can) .T asks Ss to replace the remaining highlighted expressions and points that the new sentences must have the same meaning as the original ones. T ask Ss to check their answers in pairs. T checks the answers with the whole class.
T asks Ss to work in pairs and discuss the working conditions mentioned in the recording, whether they like to do one of these jobs or not and what are their ideal working conditions. T asks Ss ICQs "what are you going to discuss?". T monitors and provide help if needed. T takes note of any errors which may need correction later. T gets FB from Ss.