To provide clarification and practice of gerunds and infinitives in the context of everyday ways to help the environment
To provide prediction practice with a listening text in the context of everyday ways to help the environment
To provide accuracy and fluency speaking practice in a discussion in the context of everyday ways to help the environment
Procedure (39-56 minutes)
T asks shows phrase "One person can make a difference" and asks SS if they agree or disagree when it comes to the environment.
T elicits everyday ways to save the planet from Ss and boards the answers. SS listen to the text and make notes of ones they hear. Peer-check to see if partner has any answers they missed. T ticks off the predictions during WCFB and boards any others that were not on the list.
T shows slide with a couple of marker sentences from the text and elicits what the TL is. SS answer the Meaning section of the GD handout, peer-check and WCFB. T uses CCQs to check understanding. SS complete the FORM section of the GD handout in pairs, peer-check with group and WCFB. SS answer the Pronunciation section of the GD handout, peer-check and WCFB. T boards, models and drills.
SS complete the controlled practice task on the handout. Peer-check, then check answers against answer key. T elicits whether there are any Qs/answers that need discussion.
In pairs, SS ask and answer the questions for about themselves using the TL
In pairs, SS discuss which of the everyday ways to save the planet they already do, which they would like to do, and what other ones they are doing or would like to do. If there is enough time, they swap partners and repeat. T monitors and takes notes.
T boards examples of good language and any problem areas that affect accurate production of the TL. Elicits correct language/reformulation from the SS.