sending and replying to invitations by email
Review and produce appropriate language for sending and replying to invitations by email.
Use simple and concise words to send and reply to invitations.
Procedure (33-44 minutes)
- T introduces definition sentences and ss have to guess the event. - T elicits the word invitation through CCQs " Do these people know the ones who held the event? " Did they just decide to come?"
- ss match each invitation on the workbook (page 58) to its reply. - Check answers in pairs.
-ss will be allowed 3 mins to go through the task again and highlight phrases used for inviting, accepting or refusing. -T elicits other forms of writing phrases for inviting, accepting and refusing.
-In pairs, ss choose an event to invite their classmates to. - ss write an email of invitation on different coloured papers to distinguish them. - T takes the invitations and redistribute them among the class. - Each pair reads a given invitation and reply with accepting or refusing, while providing the appropriate excuse. - ss stick their invitations on the wall, have a gallery walk and decide which invitation they d like to accept most.
- T shares with ss the use of language being spotted in the writing task. - Read ss work and decide which invitation they would accept the most, and discuss why.