Incredibly short stories
Intermediate B2 level
To provide Ss with pratice in writing using vocabulary and grammar from the previous lessons more freely.
To encourage Ss using adjectives and adverbs in thier writing in order to make it more alive.
Procedure (36-45 minutes)
Will ask Ss if they remember how to use adjectives and adverbs. Will introduce Ss to the 'small mistake' text.
Ss going to get the HO of the short story of 'small mistake' (ex a p.114). A time limit will be set for Ss to read the text quickly. In small groups, Ss will go through (ex b p.114) with a time limit again. Ss will an answer key for FB
A time limit will be set, Ss in pairs will get (ex c p.114) HO. Ss will get an answer key to check if they know the punctuation correctly. Ss will get (ex d p.114) HO With a time limit, they will work it out in pairs They will get an answer key for feedback
Ss will be in 3 groups, a time limit will be set. Each group will have a sentence to which they will discuss its plot (ex e p.114). Each group will be asked to start writing and a time limit will be set for (ex f p.114). Both (ex e & f) will be presented through PowerPoint. If still have time, Ss will go to task (ex g p.114).
Ss will check their short stories mistakes with each other. Ss will be asked if they agree with the quote on the top of (p.28)