Speaking about " living in another country or city"
Advanced, American File 5.E. level
To provide fluency speaking practice in a Group discussion in the context of living abroad or in another city in Iran
To provide specific information of a listening practice using a text about living abroad in the context of Emigrating to a foreign country
Procedure (27-41 minutes)
The teacher gives the quotations as cue cards to students who should read them in their groups discuss it and guess the topic of the activity.
Students are exposed to two listening tracks through which they find reasons and pros and cons that speakers mention (can be done and checked in pairs). Then they see if speakers mentioned any of the reasons they had mentioned earlier.
Some useful language phrases as paper slips are given to students so that they keep them in mind to apply them while speaking.
Students start talking about their reasons and positive/negative sides of the topic in their groups.
Feedback would be given to students on both their problematic sentences and also right ones. The should be encouraged.