Phrases for comparing
Intermediate (B2) level
To provide clarification and practice of phrases for comparing in the context of describing cities and towns
To provide gist and detailed listening practice using a text about phrases for comparing in the context of cities and towns before and after changes
Procedure (22-32 minutes)
Teacher will present two pictures and ask students to identify them. Ss work in pairs and discuss these two pictures. Teacher provide the students with some information then get a feedback about that discussion.
Set listening Ex,2 Student listen and note down information for each conversation about how cities changing. Ss listen to two conversation then move to answer exercise. Ss will check their answers in pairs teacher checks if there were any problem with answers and plays the track again if needed Ss listen again and check their answers
Elicit some examples from students about how to compare things Write down on the board the comparison forms, then explain these forms and how we could use it. provide students with different examples e.g: This city is completely different from the past e.g: This bag is exactly the same as mine e.g: This car is slightly different from my car Ask students to write down at least two sentences using such as this stuff Ss will move to exercise number one and two then they have to answer i and check their answers in pairs .
Ss match and put the form in statement then practice with partner. Ss peer check. Teacher gets FBK from Ss and clarify the problems. Ss then work with another partner and discuss the phrases they wrote. Teacher monitors and recording any errors to deal wih them later on the WB
Tell Ss to get a list of information about their own city in the past and how it is now Try as possible as they can to compare these differences and similarities in one group using the words which on the board. Teacher monitors and records any errors to deal on them later