Travel to Izmir
Elementary, A1 level level
To improve Ss' speaking skill in the context of Travelling to Izmir
To familiarize Ss with the vocabulary items which they will apply in speaking tasks.
Procedure (33-45 minutes)
Some pictures are shown and the Ss are asked to express their ideas about the pictures. To provide the opportunity to elicit the new vocabulary items using ECDW technique through showing some pictures.
Ss will see some pictures about different popular sight-seeings in Izmir. Then, they are asked to speak and express their opinions in pairs. Finally, as feedback, one member of each pair will say their ideas for the whole class.
Some pictures will be shown on the board using the video projector. One student will sit in front of the other peers and he/she won't see the board. Other Ss try to describe the picture and help him/her guess the place or food. Monitoring and error correction should be taken into account.
Ss will work in pairs. One member in each pair plays the role of a tourist who has come to Izmir for a week and the other one plays the role of a tour guide. The tourist asks some questions and the guide answers and tries to help him/her. Feedback: each pair will stand at the front of the class and they play their roles. Monitoring and error correction should be taken into account.
After each stage, the teacher needs to provide the appropriate feedback for the Ss. Moreover, error correction should be applied too.