Words that go together
To provide review and practice of collocations in the context of daily life.
To practice listening for specific information in daily life dialogues.
Procedure (37-49 minutes)
Play salad fruit using verbs for daily life actions, e.g. if you drink coffe in the morning, change your seats, if you take a bus to come, change your seats, etc. Model/demonstrate activity with three students. Play the game for three minutes.
Use slips of paper to match nouns to the verbs they collocate with. Ss check in pairs. Display answer key with OHP.
Model and demonstrate activity. Let Ss practise with their partners for two minutes.
Ss complete the sentences with prepositions then check in pairs. Display answer key with OHP.
Ss complete matching exercise then practise using compound nouns in a guessing game in groups.E.g. "This is where we can go swimming." "swimming pool"
Ss listen to 4 extracts, decide what the topic is in each, find out what the compound nouns used in the dialogues are and check with a partner.
Having listened to the dialogues, Ss practise them with a partner.