To provide product writing practice of a an email in the context of describing oneslf
To provide review of e-mail verbs in the context of describing oneself
Procedure (49-62 minutes)
-The teacher writes this question on the board: "Why is it difficult for Sponge Bob to write his essay and how could it become easier? -Students watch the clip and discuss among themselves and come up with two suggestions. -There is a whole class feedback.
-Students read the e-mail and do the exercise which is correcting the ten mistakes in the text. -There is a whole class feedback. -To do the second part of the exercise, the students answer the nine questions in exercise b. -The students switch their partners and explain their answers to the new partner.
-In this stage, he teacher makes sure the students know the subject of each paragraph and the words the person used to convey the meanings. -The teacher asks groups to find the subject in each paragraph and then share it with the class. -The teacher writes their answers on the board. -Later the teacher asks the groups to find sentences that deal with the subject in each paragraph. -There is a whole class feedback.
-The teacher asks the students to write a four-paragraph e-mail about themselves using the text in "A" as a model.They shouldn't write their names at the bottom of the e-mail. -The teacher monitors closely and makes sure the students are on the right track and are following the instructions.
-The teacher asks students to read the texts on the wall and guess who the writer is. -The students place their e-mails on the walls and the students move around reading each other's writing. -They write their guesses at the bottom of the letter.