Louza El Khodary -Describing life events
Intermediate B 2 level
To provide clarification and practice lexical items about collocations in the context of life events.
To provide fluency speaking practice in a discussion in the context of life events.
Procedure (25-32 minutes)
Introduce topic;look at the pictures and eliciting what they represent.Discussing the life events in the pictures.
Give Ss hangouts withe some collocations.Listen to a story about Sara's life events while they are listening they put a line under the collocations the hear.clarify any difficult lexis.Give students the original story with part of the collocation missing .work in pairs or groups and discuss.T. monitors and assists when necessary.
T checks the meaning using ICCQs. Drill chorally and individually.Mark stress on the board.Give them handouts and asking them to put life events in the correct categories.Work in pairs.Monitor and assist when necessary.Checking answers with the whole class.
Put Ss into pairs.Ask students to discuss the two questions T monitors keeping a low profile whole class discussion.
discuss their ideas about which are positives and which are negatives in pairs before checking answers as a whole class