Function and Speaking
To provide clarification of language used for thanking
To provide fluency speaking practice in a discussion in the context of thanking.
Procedure (29-44 minutes)
-Tell them that they are going to watch a video to get the idea about why did she make this speech. -Show a video from the Grammy Awards. ICQ: Will you watch it for answering her questions? No, to learn why did she make that speech. -Ask them to discuss this with their partners in 2 minutes. -Elicit the answers with WC. * -Pre-teach some vocabularies such as; grateful, gratitude and appreciated. -Ask them to discuss in their groups; Do you sometimes feel grateful for what you have or what someone has done for you? Do you know how to express your gratitude to the people around you? -Give 2 minutes to talk. -Ask one of them to go other group and check their answers. -When they finish discuss it with WC.
-Show the text and ask them to underline the grateful phrases in the text individually. -Give 2 minutes. ICQs: Do ı want you to underline tenses of these sentences? No, grateful phrases. Did I give you 5 minutes for this? No, 2 minutes. -Ask them to do pair check first, then elicit the answers and make WC discussion for checking.
-Ask them: What else can we say instead of 'Thank you'? -Show the question on WB via OHP. -Ask them to discuss it with their partners in 2 minutes. ICQs: How much time do you have for discussion? 2 minutes. Do I want you to write the answer down on your papers? No, we will discuss this. Will you think about this alone? No -Elicit the answers and write them on WB. -Then show them the example sentence on the WB via OHP and ask them to complete the sentence. -Do the first ones yourself. - Highlight the form with underlining them. -Drill the sentences correctly.Especially drill the words like; grateful, gratitude, thanks, thank you... CCQs What are we using after 'for' in this sentence? -ing form of the verb. * -Ask them how are they response thanking; -Elicit the ideas and give an example. -Show the responses. * -Who wants to be a millionaire? Game- -Show the game to SS. -WC activity. -Tell them that you are going to show a sentence in the game and want them to choose the correct answer for that sentence. For example; Is 'Thanks' formal or informal? Informal. -SS should discuss the answer before choosing. -If they can achieve get 1.000.000 pound will be the winners.
-Show SS the fill in the blanks activity. -Ask them to fill the blanks with correct words individually. -Give them 3 minutes for this. ICQs: Do I want you to work in pairs? No Do you have 5 minutes? No 3 minutes. -Ask them to check their answers in their groups.Then make WC error correction. *
- Ask them to fill the gap with their own words. -Give 3 minutes. -SS will work alone. ICQs: Will you answer questions? No Do you have 1 minute? No 3minutes. -Ask them to check their answers with their partners. Then make WC feedback and error correction.
-Show the scenarios. -Ask them to work in groups. -Give 3 minutes. -Ask them to discuss how they can respond this scenario. ICQs: Are you going to write your answers? No. Do you have 3 minutes? Yes. Do I want you to discuss the scenarios? Yes. -Elicit the answers check with the whole class. * -Then give them the responses -Ask them to match them with scenarios in 2 minutes. ICQ: What are you going to do with those example sentences?We will match them with scenarios. -Elicit the answers and show SS the answer key using OHP
-Delayed Error Correction -Write their errors on board. -Ask them to discuss with their partners to solve the problem. -Give 2 minutes. -Elicit the correct ones, if they can't, do the correction yourself.