Arranging an Evening Out
To clarify and provide controlled and free practice of functional language in the context of arranging an evening out.
To provide gist and detailed listening through the context of arranging an evening out with colleagues, To provide speaking practice by using the target language
Procedure (41-46 minutes)
-T introduces herself. -T recalls ss' names. -T asks: "What are the best places in İstanbul to go out?" "Any plans after lesson today?" "How often do you go out?" -T divides SS in pairs. -T gives the discussion questions. -Ss discuss the questions in pairs.
-T shows the picture of Andy and his colleagues. -T asks: "What are they talking about? Any guesses?" -"Are they arranging an event maybe? Who invites who? Will they say yes / no?" -T gives the questions to SS and tells them that they are going to watch a video about Andy and his colleagues. -T tells them to look at the questions first and then watch the video. -After watching it once, T asks: When is the evening out? Does each person say yes or no? -T opens the video again, wants SS to tell the reason each person gives for saying yes/no. -Get WC FB.
-T asks SS about the video they have watched. -What did Andy try to do? How? -Elicit invitation. -Were people polite to each other? -How did you understand they were polite? -Did they like the arrangement? -Do they like the boss, Peter?
T asks CCQ's to check SS' understanding. -Is this an invitation or a recommendation? (invitation) -Is something bad going to happen if you say no? (no) -Is it optional or is it a must? (optional) -Is it polite or rude? (polite) -Is it an invitation? (yes) -Is he asking for a favour? (no) -Do they like the boss? (no) T drills the functional language, corporal, in pairs, individual. -Do you want to go for a pizza? -Sounds good! -I'm busy. -Maybe another time. -Would you like to come? -We'd love to! T writes the sentences on the board. Shows stress.
Controlled Practice -T gets SS to do the 3rd activity (gap filling) on the HO. -Peer check. -T divides ss into 2 groups. (A & B) -AK for the first 5 questions are given to the group A. -AK for the rest of the questions are given to the group B. -Ss tell/ask each other the correct answers. Semi-controlled Practice -T gives the 2nd handout. -In pairs, SS do the exercise 4a, SS have a conversation. -T monitors and takes notes for error correction. Freer Practice -SS turn the page and in groups of 3 they arrange a meal out for their class. -They can use the restaurants in the HO or they can use the places in İstanbul as well. -T gets WC feedback from every group. -SS get to vote which arrangement is the best for them. -SS tell why.