Nazym's lesson. Functional language
To provide review and practice of language used for patient complaints in the context of a conversation between a doctor and patient
To provide accuracy speaking practice in a conversation and a role play in the context of a doctor and a patient conversation
Procedure (45-55 minutes)
Lead in by asking the students how they feel today. Does anybody feel ill or a bit under the weather? Ask any students who say yes to describe their symptoms.
Put the students in pairs to look at the descriptions of illnesses and guess which is being described. Write the names of the illnesses in random order on the board and ask students to guess from the list.
Elicit the phrases describing patient's complaints, write the phrases ont the board, check the meaning of each phrase, highlight the form, and drillfrom prompts focusing on stress and intonation.
#1 Controlled practice: work with dialogue, get students to put the conversation in the correct order; students work in pairs #2 get students to complete the fill in the gap task individually, give selected students the answer key get them the aswers. #3 divide students into two groups, give each group the piece of conversation and, their task is to complete the conversation with sentences from previous exercise(1st group- sentences(a-e), snd group- sentences(f-j) #4 free practice. Get studnets in pairs to write symptoms of particular illness, after that ask them to swap the papers and write suggested treatment for the patients symptom.
Put the students in pairs to prepare their roleplays using the symptoms and suggestions they have already prepared earlier. Monitor and help. When they are ready, ask the students to present their roleplay for the class.