Norhan Maher Norhan Maher

TP#8
Intermediate level

Description

In this lesson Ss will learn about the reported statements in the context of men's and women's attitudes in relationships. The lesson will start with asking Ss to work in pairs to discuss quotes about the attitudes of women and men in relationships then Ss will report the opinions of their partners.This is followed by an activity where Ss will work in pairs to arrange reported sentences in order and decide who said these sentences:men or women . After that, Ss will learn the meaning and form of the reported statements through controlled activities. I will check the pronunciation of the reported statements with them too. Then, Ss will have a controlled activity where Ss will complete sentences in direct speech. Finally, there will be a freer practice where Ss will practice speaking for fluency in a discussion in the context of the attitudes of Egyptian women and men in relationships in the past and now.

Materials

Abc Handout (Teacher made)
Abc Handout inside out intermediate (Inside Out Intermediate)

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of the reported statements in the context of men's and women's attitudes in relationships

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of men's and women's attitudes in relationships

Procedure

Warmer/Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

T divides Ss into pairs. T asks each pair of Ss to choose a slip of paper. T asks Ss to work in pairs and discuss their opinions about quotes written on the slips of paper: -" A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle." -"Men always worry about the things that women remember; women always worry about things that men forget." -" Women like silent men, they think they are listening." T gives Ss 2 minutes to discuss. T gets FB from class by asking Ss " what did your partner say?"

Exposure (5-8 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

T gives Ss sentences parts of sentences written on slips of paper. T asks Ss to work in pairs and arrange sentences in order. T asks Ss to guess who said these sentences: men or women. -Women insisted that they had stayed at home to look after children. -Women claimed that they did not expect them to remember their birthday. -Men told us that most of them wouldn't help in house work. -Men said that they preferred to spend weekend at home. T asks Ss to write their answers in the table. T monitors and helps Ss if needed. T gives the answers to Ss and asks them to check their answers.

Highlighting (2-4 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

T asks Ss to read the sentences again. T asks Ss to answer the question: Are these sentences direct or indirect? T asks Ss to work individually and then in pairs. T gets FB from Ss : sentences are indirect.

Clarification (8-10 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

Meaning: T asks Ss to read again the sentences and answer the following questions. T asks Ss to work first individually and then in pairs. T monitors and helps if needed. T gives Ss the answers and asks them to check their answers. Form: T asks Ss to work in pairs. T asks Ss to read the sentences and decide they are true or false. T monitors and provides help if needed. T gives the answers to Ss and ask them to check their answers. Pronunciation: T nominates Ss to say the sentences. T help Ss to pronounce properly if needed. T asks Ss to drill the sentences.

Controlled Practice (5-8 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

T asks Ss read the reported statements first and then choose the correct form of verb to be used in the sentences in direct speech. T asks Ss to work individually. T gives Ss 3 minutes to answer. T monitors and helps if needed. T asks Ss to check in pairs. T gives Ss the answers and asks them to check their answers.

Free Practice (7-10 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

T asks Ss to work in groups. T asks each group to work together to discuss the differences between Egyptian women's and men's attitudes in relationships in the past and now and write their ideas down. T monitors and helps if needed. T asks each group to choose someone to tell the other group about their ideas. T asks each group to report what the other group said. T asks each group to check how the other group reported the statements and if there are any errors to correct. T gets FB.

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