Hikmet Sahiner Hikmet Sahiner

TP4-Functional Language
Intermediate, Adult, B1 level

Description

In this lesson students will learn and understand the functional language of similarities and differences and have a chance to practice using the TL in a free speaking activity.

Materials

Abc Appendix 9
Abc Appendix 8
Abc Appendix 7
Abc Appendix 6
Abc Appendix 5
Abc Appendix 4
Abc Appendix 3
Abc Appendix 2
Abc Appendix 1

Main Aims

  • • To clarify and provide controlled practice of functional language: similarities and differences in the context of a picture of two Turkish political leaders

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice of the TL in a freer speaking activity

Procedure

Warmer/Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

* Start by showing the SS the context-related lead-in visual (app 1). * Write on WB: What are the similarities and differences between these 2 men? * Instruction: Work in pairs and discuss the similarities and differences between Inonu and Demirel. You have 2 minutes. ICQs: What are you going to do in pairs? How much time do you have? * When the time is up, take some w/c FB.

Test #1 (7-9 minutes) • To gauge students' prior knowledge of the target language

Inst: Work individually and answer the questions on the test by circling the correct answer. You have 3 minutes. ICQs: Are you going to circle the correct answers? How much time do you have? 3 minutes. * Give the handouts to SS (app 2) and monitor to check they work individually. *When the time is up, ask the SS to work in pairs and check each others' answers. Give them 1 minute. * Finally, take w/c FB by giving language input or clarifying what they didn’t understand. * Give the SS the HO with Answer Key (app 3)

Teach (12-15 minutes) • To clarify areas of the target language where students had difficulty in the first test stage

Inst: Work in pairs and complete the gaps with the missing words. You have 5 minutes. ICQs: Are you going to complete the gaps with the missing words above? How much time do you have? 5 minutes. * Give each pair the Function/Use & Form handout (app 4) and monitor to check they work in pairs. *When the time is up, ask the SS to work in groups of 4 and check each others' answers. Give them 1 minute. * Finally, take w/c FB by giving language input or clarifying what they didn’t understand. * Give the SS the HO with Answer Key (app 5) * Give the SS the Pronunciation HO (app 6) and start drilling with exaggerated intonation and finger highlighting. * Take some w/c FB

Test #2 (6-8 minutes) • Check students' use of the target language again and compare with the first test

Inst: Work individually and answer the questions on the test by circling the correct answer. You have 3 minutes. ICQs: Are you going to circle the correct answers? How much time do you have? 3 minutes. * Give the handouts to SS (app 7) and monitor to check they work individually. *When the time is up, ask the SS to work in pairs and check each others' answers. Give them 1 minute. * Finally, take w/c FB by comparing their answers with the first test or clarifying what they didn’t understand. * Give the SS the HO with Answer Key (app 8)

Free practice (3-5 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

* Put the SS in 4 groups. * Instruction: Work in groups and take turns to respond to the sentences. ICQs: What are you going to do in groups? How much time do you have? * Give each group the Speaking Activity HO (appendix 9). * Finally, take some general w/c FB.

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