I never forget a face
To review and practice lexis related to describing people
To give students practice in reading for detail
Procedure (31-45 minutes)
T starts with eliciting physical characteristics about himself. T shows Ss two pictures of celebrities and asks them if they can remember his/her name.
T shows Ss a PowerPoint slide show which contains 6 photos of different people with their names for few seconds. T divides Ss into 2 groups and provides them with six different photos and six different names. Ss have to remember and match the names with the photos. T asks Ss about the techniques they used.
T writes on WB different advices for improving Ss memory and how to remember other people’s names. - Repeat it - Visualize it - Use it - Check the spelling - Write it down - Make association T divides Ss into two groups and asks them to explain the meaning of these words. T asks Ss which advice is considered to be the best according to them.
T asks Ss to work in pairs and read the short paragraphs then match the previous headings with the appropriate paragraph. T checks the answers with Ss.
T asks Ss to discuss in pairs the techniques that they used in activity 1 for remembering other people’s names and how could help them to remember new English words and expressions.
T writes on WB two sentences: a) He/She looks ……. b) He/She looks like …… T divides Ss into two groups and provides them with worksheets that they managed to decide which words complete sentence (a) and sentence (b) T draws a table on WB then projects the answer key.
T provides Ss with plain paper that they can write different sentences (without names) about the photos that are shown on projector. Ss have to swap their papers with partner and write the correct name. T asks Ss to do the same activity about their classmates.