life stories lesson, positive characteristics
intermediate B2 level
To provide accuracy and fluency speaking practice in a conversation about a person they admire in the context of life stories
To provide review and practice of positive characteristics in the context of life stories
Procedure (24-32 minutes)
to show them a picture of some famous and successful people and ask them about the positive characteristics that one should have to be a famous and successful person. they will give me some characteristics and then i will show them the new vocab that i have on the board and make a review of them then they will practice
they will think of someone they know (either personally or a famous person) who has these positive characteristics, then they will tell their partner about that person.
they will do some practice on the new vocab and they will use them through a small discussion. students will see some occupations and find out what are the characteristics needed foe every occupation. then they will match the roles in exercise 1b with some qualities. then they will discuss two questions in small group.
students will work in a small group discussing how many of the people in the photos they recognize and why they think people admire them. then they will listen to an audio in which two people are talking about someone they particularly admire. students will write down some details of each person's life they will listen again and note down why they admire each person. then they will do the speaking task using the useful language.