To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of meeting new people and keeping a conversation going
To provide listening practice using a text about keeping a conversation going in the context of meeting new people
Procedure (37-46 minutes)
-Write the topics on the board My hometown Someone I met recently My studies/ university A holiday The weather in my country -Ask students to choose one and talk about it for one minute
-Show them the picture -Ask a couple of questions related to the picture -Ask students to discuss the questions and answer them in pairs. -Pass out HO's for SS to read the questions and answer FB Ask students what they learnt about each other.
-Play the video -Ask them to watch the video and tick the topics that Grace and Hendrik talk about.
-Ask them to watch the video again and match the auxilary questions in A with the phrases in B.
-Ask them to watch the video again and repeat the auxilary questions and phrases. -Help them notice how the speakers use intonation to show interest.
- Show the papers one by one and ask them to repeat after you -Stick the papers on the whiteboard - Put them in pairs and tell them to take turns to read out the statements and show interest using the papers sticked on the board
- Tell them they is going to have a competition as pairs. - You have got 3 situtations - Choose one of them share your roles and start acting out -Try to keep the conversation as long as possible. - The pair who keeps the conversation longest and most productiveis going to be the winner.