talking on the phone
functional language , To provide clarification and practice
To provide fluency speaking practice in a role-play in the context of talking on the phone
Procedure (38-45 minutes)
-The teacher shows a picture of two people who are talking on the phone and asks: 'What are they doing?' - she elicits the answer by asking more questions (if the students cannot come up with the target language). -She also elicits some related words and writes them on the board. -She goes through some CCQs and drilling.
- The teacher shows a page including the target language sentences which are highlighted. -She asks them to focus on the sentences and talk about the sentences with their partners. Then she goes through some CCQs.
-The teacher projects a page which includes the sentences in guided discovery page. -The teacher elicits the first answer as a model. -The teacher tells students that she is going to give them a handout including some sentences which are not correct or have some missing words. -They are supposed to answer individually and then check the answers with their partners. -As feedback, the teacher asks volunteers to come to the board and write the answers.
-The teacher tells students that she is going to give them an activity and they are supposed to fill in the blanks with their partners. -The teacher gives the answer key to one of the students, they play the teacher and give the answers to other students. -The teacher changes the pairs. -She tells students that she is going to give them some small papers which are sentences in a dialogue. They are supposed to first decide on the order of them and then come to the board and stick them in the right order. -The teacher gives the students the conversations which are complete and correct and asks them to personalize the conversations. They turn their roles and practice the dialogue again. -As feedback, the teacher asks some volunteers to replay the scene which they have practiced.