Cross Canada Trip - TP7
To provide specific information and detailed listening practice using a text about trip across Canada in the context of travel and weather
To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of travel and weather
To provide clarification of weather vocabulary in the context of Canada's weather
Procedure (40-46 minutes)
Show a slide with pictures of different kinds of weather and elicit the word "WEATHER". Show Ss the next slide and ask them "what's the weather like?" pointing at the weather icons. Elicit the answers: "It's sunny, rainy, cloudy etc." Test them quickly using the next slide, model and drill pronunciation. Give them the handouts and ask them to complete it. Quick peer-check. Check understanding on wb with a cline. Clarify meaning of "temperature" and "degrees", Model and drill pronunciation.
Show the slide with the weather map and elicit the name of the country (Canada). Give instructions and get one student to do n. 1 in open class as an example. Give HO2. While Ss do the task, monitor and prompt. Allow time for peer-check. Play the recording for Ss to check the answers. Check answers in w/c. Ss in pairs ask and answer some simple questions related to weather. They must take notes. Give instructions and a demo by getting one student to ask you the first question. Give handouts. Monitor & prompt. Get FB by asking one, two pairs in w/c.
Show Ss the slide with the four pictures. Tell students that they are going to listen to two people (Lara and Tom) talking about their holiday in Canada. Point at the each photo and elicit what they can see and where they are. Explain that they must listen and number the photos in the order they hear them. Give handouts. Allow time for peer-check, then get FB in w/c.
Show the slide with the sentences to Ss. Give instructions pointing out the exercise on the handout. Ss listen and underline the correct answers. Allow time for peer-check. Get FB in w/c. Play the recording again if necessary.
Show slide on the wb, explain activity and give a demo with one student using the worksheet. Regroup Ss in pairs using colored sticks. Give worksheets. Monitor & prompt while students carry out the activity. If time, give language FB on the wb.