Writing in the Context of Family and Friends
To practice writing in the context of family and friends.
To practice reading an email in the context of family and friends.
Procedure (31-46 minutes)
T will write about family members and will provide descriptions. Ss will be asked to answer questions to check understanding. Question: Who is the tallest person in my family? Question: What is my favorite sport?
T will provide students with a model email. Ss will answer questions about the email Ss will peer check before checking answers together as a team. Ss will re-read and answer questions in pairs.
I will cover examples of useful language, such as "I am writing..." "He likes playing..." to provides students with an idea of how they are to produce sentences. I will ask questions such as, "If I am going to describe a sport my brother likes, I may say...? This is designed to elicit students to come up with possible useful ways to write.
Students will create notes to use for their writing exercise. T will cover Useful phrases. S will write email using Notes and useful phrases. Students will exchange emails, and in pairs, they will provide descriptions on HO about people their partners wrote about. Students will peer review and share answers about partners with class.
T will use some of Ss email examples on board. Ss will make corrections as a group.