To provide gist and detailed reading practice using a text about Interview with Carlos Acosta in the context of Personal qualities
To provide fluency speaking practice in a Conversation in the context of Personal qualities
Procedure (24-40 minutes)
- I will show the students a video about the ballet dancer Carlos Acosta -I will ask them about what kind of art is it? try to elicit ballet dancing - I will show them a picture of Carlos Acosta and ask them these dew questions - Who is this person? - What does he do?
-I will ask students to work in pairs and match the new vocabulary with the possible meaning - When they finish I will ask them to check the other students' work and if they could find something different and which version is correct. After that, I will give them a handout with the answer key to check their answers.
- I will give a student one minute to read quickly and decide what could be the best title for the reading passage. - They will work individually, I will highlight the fact that they do not need to read everything, just the first sentence of each paragraph. or I could make it easier and ask them to read only the first part quickly to decide. - I will ask them to check their answers in pairs -I will ask about what is the correct answer and give feedback.
- I will ask the students to read the interview again and find four facts about Carlos's life and two of his opinions -They will work individually for 5 minutes. - When they finish, I will ask them to check their answers in pairs, then I will check the answers they have and give feedback
-I will ask students to use a paper and pen - I will ask students to complete sentences from the interview so they're true for them - I will give them a demo " I phrase I use too often is, no way" and they will do that individually for 6 minutes. - I will ask them to switch papers with their partner and use their partner phrases and make questions, and the partner will answer and then switch roles interviewing each other. - I will monitor their performance and then take notes of some mistakes - I will present the mistakes on board and ask them " what do they think about these sentences? -Listen to their corrections and if they did not find the wrong part I could highlight it to let them think about it.