Real life, Asking for and giving directions
Pre-Intermediate (B1) level
To provide clarification and practice of Asking for and giving directions in the context of Real life
To provide specific information and detailed listening practice using a text about Asking for and giving directions in the context of Real life
Procedure (24-35 minutes)
I'm gonna ask students to help me to reach somewhere, Students start talking and describe to me how I can reach this place, engage the student to talk about directions and elicit the different ways they used to describe the directions then put it on the white board.
First of all: The students will listen to three dialogues where people are asking for directions, then the students have to write down, 1-the name of the place where the speakers looking for 2-How they are going to get there (by car, bus, ect..) Secondly: The student will listen to another audio within four ways of asking for and giving directions and while listening they have to complete the gaps in the sentences (Activity 2)
Step1 :Request. Elicit from Ss answers what was the four requests the people made in the previous conversations. Write tem on the board. Ask students to work together and decide which one of them they used when they are asking for directions. Step2 :Responds. Elicit from the students the different ways to give direction and check their pronunciation.
The teacher will set the context, do concept checking Qs, monitoring and give the feedback. Students will match the sentence in the box to the pictures. First they will work individually for four minutes and the teacher will monitor and provide help it it is necessary, after that they will check in pairs. Finally the teacher will give the student the feedback.
Student will do a freer activity. They will be divided into student A and student B. Students will do a role play activity, student A will ask about the directions and student B try to describe the directions , then will change the turns Student B will ask for directions and student A will rry to give him the suitable directions. (Activity 5)