The main skill to be practices is reading
Listening and Speaking and both Sub-aims of the lesson
Procedure (58-88 minutes)
Post pictures on the board Have students guess what today's topic might be about As soon as they come up with "dream homes", ask them which of the homes would be their personal dream home and make them give you reasons why or why not
Speaking Activity 1 should be done in pairs after having them skim the questions If any questions about unknown words arise- explain them before going on Have students talk/ discuss then take w/c feedback.
Ask students to think of advantages/disadvantages of where they live. Activity will be done alone then compared in groups. Take w/C feedback Find out if they'd like to live elsewhere and why?
Tell Ss they will read an article then introduce new vocabulary Drill words that are hard to pronounce
Have them skim the text and then give them reading exercise 1 See if they came up with the right answer in w/c FB
Give students reading exercise # 2 Ask if they remember which info is mentioned in the text SS discuss these sentences together They will read again - more carefully They will check their answers, then peer check.
Ss think of disadvantages of living in Paradise Ridge in groups - Have each group put one on the board - See if everybody agrees
Students listen to residents of Paradise Ridge talking about disadvantages Students will be able to check their predictions based on what's on the board and on what they will be hearing Take w/c feedback and see if there was anything mentioned they had not thought of themselves
Exercise # 5 : Have students discuss in pairs if they'd wanna live in PR Why / who not? W/c feedback, get some of the ideas