Levent Bek- Teaching practice 2
to extend reading practice around the theme of social networking ; to practise retelling a story; to discuss an issue
To provide practice past simple tense to retell the story
Procedure (38-49 minutes)
T shows Ss some photos of people from the slide. T asks Ss " How do you think they meet? T elicits answers from the Ss. T put them in pairs and give them 2 mins to discuss the following question: Do you think the Internet is a safe place to meet a future partner? T takes feedback from different pairs.
T creates four different groups. T gives each different group three questions. Ss discuss the questions in their group. T takes feedback from each group. 1. How many different social networking websites can you name? How are they different? 2.Do you use any social networking websites ? how much time per day do you spend on them? 3.What are the advantages / disadvantages of social networking sites?
T creates 3 groups. T sticks several headlines on different parts of the class. T gives the intructions and demonstrate what they will do with the headlines. Ss walk around the class and try to guess the story behind each of the headline. T gets feedback from different groups about the headlines.
T divides the class into 2 groups.Learners in each group work together. T gives Group 1 Story 1 and Group 2 Story 2. Ss read the stories and match them with the headlines. Ss check with their partner and give feedback to the class.
T gives out the question sections for Story 1 and Story 2. Ss answer the questions (a-g) and Ss prepere to retell the story. Finally Ss retell the story in their pairs.
T reorganises the pairs A+B so in each pair they have read different stories.Ss retells their stories. Their partner guesses the missing headline. T asks CCQ to each different group to make sure they have understood it all.
T creates four different groups. T asks Ss to pick one question which is face down. Ss picks one question randomly and they discuss it within their groups. T takes FB from the Ss.