Vocabulary lesson - Speculating about consequences
Intermediate - B1/B2 level
To practice vocabulary for speculating about consequences in the context of mobile phone ban at work
To practice gist and detailed reading and listening in the context of email and intranet ban
Procedure (45-55 minutes)
Casual WC discussion about how their weekend was and if they went online. Intro to the topic about how much time we spend online.
Focus on EX1. Slide projection. Ss work in pairs to answer the questions that are projected. Handouts are prepared to facilitate.
Ss read the handouts and and answer the question asked at EX2. This is an individual activity which will be pair checked. Check the understanding for 'survival' and 'disruptive' Also introduce phoneme.
Ss listen to text 2 times 1.14. and then 1.15 to make sure they understand the function of the highlighted words. Facilitation on slides and handouts. EX3-EX4. Both individual and pair work respectively.
Divide class to A and B for a debate. Project the language used so far. Encourage them to use them. Each group comes up with 3 arguments, using the language of the lesson. Give enough time to prepare and speak.