To provide clarification and be able to understand and read records and reading and answer to the questions in the end of listening and reading
To provide deduction reading practice using a text in the context of zoology
To provide the fluency and accuracy speaking practice in discussions and a conversation in the context of zoology
Procedure (48-63 minutes)
say: do you like animals? do you know what are animals? then point to the posters and call few animals. after they where attracted tell about your favorite animal and where they live or what they do and what they eat and...
show the picture of animals and other stuff that are related to animals and zoology and ask them to say the verb with right pronunciation repeat it three or four times. ask question about animals. play records and videos and look how they get that.
be careful about students mistakes (eg. parrot with parent). solve them. then explain about how to call them singular and plural. and grammar which is use with this subject.
put them in small groups to play pantomime and ask them to play as an animal and others should guess which one was that and say it loudly. give them worksheets and ask them to fill. play records and ask them to answer questions.
ask them to write about zoology and any thing they get in the class. then compare with other students in groups. then come front of the class or seat in a circle shape to exposure the text.
PROBLEM: Ss might be used to their usual partners and not much speaking should be expected. SOLUTION: Change their seating position in the beginning of the class. Make sure everyone gets some one new to talk to. PROBLEM: Ss might be confused about the practices. SOLUTION: make sure that doing ICQ runs. PROBLEM: The data projector does not work or is not available. SOLUTION: Elicit what students know about travel blogs and discuss open class. PROBLEM: The Ss are of a lower level than expected and have trouble answering the reading tasks set. SOLUTION: Encourage as much peer-support as possible, monitor and help as required, really focus on justification of answers in feedback, allow longer for the tasks.