To get students to know some vocabulary about telephone by putting in order, filling in up and listening to some conversations
To provide students with listening and speaking practice in the context of telephone expressions
Procedure (35-45 minutes)
To get students interested in the topic, choose a student to have a phone call with and let the other students notice the context of the conversation. Then, they will do the same in pairs.
Show the students two pictures of two different people talking on the phone. Ask them: Where are they? Are they busy? who is busy and how's not?
Students are going to be introduced to some telephone vocabulary by putting the conversation in the exercise (1a) in the correct order. After that, they will check their answers in pairs. Then by listening to an audio in part (b).
Students will listen to another audio and underline the expressions they hear in the exercise (2a). Thereafter, they will complete the conversations in the exercise (2b) by filling up the gaps with the words from the box. Finally, they will have another gap filling exercise, but this time, it will be more challenging. After finishing the exercise they check their answers in pairs then they will check the answer keys which are already hung up on the class' walls.
Students will have a role play in which they have two phone conversations. Student A will call student B.Student B is busy. Student A will call student B again. Student B is still busy.