Tp1 Sayed Khairy (Flatmates)
pre- intermediate level
To provide gist, specific information and detailed listening practice using a text about house - home -flat in the context of flat- sharing
To provide clarification and practice of house -home -flat in the context of flat-sharing
Procedure (35-45 minutes)
I'll show students two pictures about a house and a flat and elicit the meaning through pictures.Then, I'll ask them some questions to generate interest in the topic of the lesson.Also,I'll give them a story about the concept flat-sharing and they can elicit the meaning of the concept.Next,I/ll ask them to talk about what is good and bad about flat-sharing.
I'll write some words on the board and ask students in groups to discover how we can classify these words into two groups according to the grammar not to the meaning. Then I'll discuss with them that we can classify these words into countable and uncountable nouns.Next, I'll draw two boxes on the board in class and give each group the list of the cards and ask them to classify the words into two groups then stick the words on the board.I'll tell them the group who finish first with the most answers is the winner in this activity.Finally, I'll introduce the different between home,house and flat through pictures and definitions and I'll ask them to complete the sentences with house or home .After they complete they 'll be asked to ask and answer the questions in pairs.
I'll ask students to read the sentences and think who is speaking then they listen and check their answers.
I'll ask students to read the three phrases and choose the best definition for each. Then students listen again to check if their answer fits in with the recording .I'll ask students to call stop when they hear each phrase during listening.I'll play the short section of the recording again,including the phrase a few times,and ask students if the context supports their answer.
Pair work. Students discuss the three questions. During feed back, spend some time discussing the first question.Encourage students to come up with a range of answers.