Writing
Pre-intermediate level

Description

Ss practice grammar - past simple & past progressive. Also, to support Ss with vocabulary related to describing a picture.

Materials

Abc Answer Key
Abc Empty Paper
Abc Photos from Google
Abc Adhesive Paste
Abc 6b Speaking & Writing
Abc ex d Checking for Mistakes
Abc ex c Writing
Abc ex b Prepositions
Abc ex a Matching
Abc Reading Text
Abc Writing - My Favorite Photo
Abc 6a Speaking & Writing

Main Aims

  • To provide product and process writing practice of a Blog Description in the context of Description of a favorite photo

Subsidiary Aims

  • Reading & Grammar

Procedure

Warmer/Lead-in (5-7 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

- T shows the personal picture - Ss describe the picture giving as much info as they can - T gets the Ss to do ex 6a

Exposure (5-6 minutes) • To provide a model of production expected in coming tasks through reading/listening

- T gives the Ss a couple of minutes to read the text on p. 112 - Ss then read the text and get the general idea - Then discuss the two questions in the material - T gives answer keys

Useful Language (4-6 minutes) • To highlight and clarify useful language for coming productive tasks

- T draws a box on the board and draws another small box (that represents any item) in three different positions according to (in, on, by) - T writes three sentences on the board: 1- The box is ..... the box. 2- The box is .... the box. 3- The box is .... the box. - T elicits answers from Ss - T provides answer keys

Productive Task(s) (12-16 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice target productive skills

-T hands out one picture to each pair/group - T asks the Ss to look at the questions in ex a p.112 - Then Ss take notes on the answers of the questions

Feedback and Error Correction (8-9 minutes) • To provide feedback on students' production and use of language

- T provides adhesive material - T instructs Ss to hang the photos on the walls and windows - Ss check each other's descriptions and decide which is better - If time, Ss do peer-check, or T could do delayed correction

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