To provide clarification, practice and review of language used for making suggestions in the context of food
To provide fluency and accuracy speaking about food and meals
Procedure (31-45 minutes)
Ss look at the photos and decide what it is (barbecue). T teaches the word barbecue (noun - a meal at which meat, fish, or other food is cooked out of doors or on a grill; verb- cook meat, fish, or other food on a barbecue) [ ˈbɑː.bɪ.kjuː ]
T asks if Ss ever invite people for a meal, what they cook and how they spend time. Ss work in pairs, after T asks Ss about their partners' answers.
Ss are given ex.1 p.30. Before listening to give a question with 4 answers on the board (using projector). T reads the question and 4 choices and asks Ss to guess what people will decide to do.
T plays recording 1.26. After Ss check their answers with a partner. (Answer 3)
T gives cards and asks which ones the friends make (6 true answers). 1,2,3,5,8,9 Ss work in groups. After the recording is played again to check the answers. T writes answers on the board.
T writes expressions on the board to make suggestions: How about...? We can...? What about...? Perhaps we should...? Why don't we...? Ss drill the phrases focusing on intonation: choral drilling and drilling in pairs.
Ss are going to plan a meal for the group. T gives cards with questions to think about. Ss discuss it in groups giving opinions and making suggestions.
Ss plan their meal making a list of the dishes they decide to make in groups. Ss swap their lists and read the nicest or the most interesting.