Good cities to live in
By the end of the lesson students will be able to discuss, using adjectives, about a world city.
To practice reading an article and highlight positives and negatives.
Procedure (30-44 minutes)
T will show a selection of different cities pictures. T will then ask ss what they think about the city. T will include international cities, and the three UAE cities (Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah) T - "What country is this?" - "What city is it?" T will then introduce the aims: - "Today you're going to discuss about different cities."
On the IWB, T will ask individual ss to come and match two opposite words, for example 'friendly-unwelcoming' etc. T instructions: - "Take a look at the screen" "I want you to match the opposite words together." (T will show example) CCQs "How many words are you matching?" Feedback: - . Throughout the activity T will ask if the ss agree of disagree. If someone know's it they can come and help the struggling ss. - At the end of the activity T will show the correct answers. Groupings: - This is a W/C activity..
T will hand out a worksheet, with three columns (Abu dhabi, Dubai,Sharjah). T will ask ss to write down as many words as they can to describe those cities. T instructions: - "With your partner I want you to think of as many words as possible to describe the cities." T CCQs: - "Are you writing sentences?" "Will you speak with your partner?" Groupings: - T will tell number ones to change seats. T monitoring: - T will move around looking at spelling and pronunciation, writing down for delayed feedback, and correcting spoken mistakes when appropriate. Feedback: - Ss will move around and look at the other groups writing, if they see any different words they can write them down. T will show some examples on a PPT.
T will show the article title on the PPT and ask ss what they think the articles are about. T will then give the articles out and ask ss to find one advantage and one disadvantage. T instructions: - "Take a look at the title of this article, what do you think it's about?" T instructions: - "I want you to find one advantage and one disadvantage of each city and underline the sentence." T CCQs "What are you looking for?" "How many sentences per city?" Grouping: - T will arrange pairs, by giving a student a number. T monitoring: - T will look to see if ss are underlining the correct sentence. Feedback: - T will ask ss to move around and compare answers and see if they agree or disagree with each other. T will then show some possible correct answers on a PPT and see if they match with what the ss have. T will tell ss to read one more time. T will then ask a series of questions based on facts from the article. For example: - "which city would you like to live in?" "Which city has a very old university?" "Which city is good for skiing?"
Ss will now discuss about UAE cities. T will arrange the groups, one group will be Abu Dhabi, one group will be Dubai and the other one Sharjah. Groupings: - GW - T will arrange the class into 3 or 2 groups. T will number ss and ask them to get in the same group as their team. T will tell ss to brainstorm some advantages and disadvantages of living in those cities. T instructions: - "In your group I want you to discuss and write about advantages and disadvantages of your city" CCQs - "What city are you?" "Are you going to write?" "Are you going to talk?" "What should you write?" T monitoring - T will move around focusing on the writing and content. Any issues T will write on the WB any incorrect sentences. These will be discussed at the end. T will then tell ss to choose only 3 or 4 sentences and then to practice presenting in their groups. CCQs - "How many sentences?" "Are you writing?" "Are you speaking?" T monitoring: - T will move around listening for correct pronunciation and correcting where appropriate. Feedback: - T will ask other ss if they have changed their mind about which city they would like to live in. T will then go through any errors that came up when mointoring.