Teaching practice 7
To practise vocabulary in the context of country life and city life.
To practise guided writing in the context of city life and country life.
Procedure (33-45 minutes)
1. Draw a spidergram on W/B with CITY LIFE in the middle. 2. 'What do you find in the city?' 3. 'Do you like living in the city?'
1. 'How did you get here?' (metro) ‘What’s another word for metro in English?’ (subway) 2. Project a picture of buildings ‘what are these?’ Elicit ‘building’ 3. Project a picture of 'the Golden Gate Bridge' ‘what's this?’ Elicit ‘bridge' 4. Elicit 'coffee shop' & 'pub' ‘if you want to have a coffee with your friends, where do you go?’ (coffee shop) ‘if you want to get drunk, you go to ..’ (bar) ‘What’s another word for bar?’ 5. Project the picture of a traffic jam Elicit ‘traffic’ ‘Can anyone name a street in Tunis where there’s always a lot of traffic?’ 6. Transition to country life ‘What about the country? Do you often find traffic there?’ (no) ‘What do we find in the country, then?’ Elicit ‘farm’ and ‘factory’ using pictures. 7. Project a picture of a lake. Elicit 'lake'
1. Show ss the gap-fill HO and read the Q task. 2. Demo what they'll do and give the first answer if necessary. 3. Give ss the HO. 4. Monitor and take notes. 5. Demo very carefully how they'll check their answers: 'what's the answer to nbr 2?' (pubs) Ask the ss who answered to ask the same Q about nbr 3 to another student. Ask the other ss to do the same. Check that ss understood how they check their answers. Monitor and offer help when needed.
1. 'Do you still remember the words we learnt today?' (yes) 'Good, because you'll now write about your favourite city or place in the countryside' 2. Have them agree in groups on one place/city they'll write about. 3. Explain the rules to ss. 4. Check they understand them. 5. Hand ss A3 paper. 6. Monitor and offer help when needed. 7. Hang ss's writings on the walls/board. 8. Ask ss to walk around the classroom, read their friends' writings and choose a winner. 9. Language/content feedback.
1.Ask ss if they have any Qs. 2. Remind them of lesson aims. 3. Thank ss for participating.