To provide Ss with practice in reading for gist, specific information and detail, and to practice deducing meaning through the context of airports.
To consolidate and practice vocabulary related to airports and to practice speaking for fluency in the context of travel/aiports.
Procedure (44-47 minutes)
*T displays photo of self at airport. "Where am I?" Sts respond *T says, "I'm going to tell you a story of my bad experience in an airport." T points to handout and says, "While you listen to my story, check the words you hear." *T gives handout and says, "First look at the words in the list." *T tells short anecdote of a bad experience in an airport. *T says, "Check the answers with the people at your table." *T displays answer key
*T projects 12 airport signs (p 20, ex b) on the WB. and elicits where these signs can be found (in an airport). *T points to handout and says, "Work at your table to match the words with the pictures. You have 2 minutes." *T projects correct answers, "Check your answers with the people at your table." *T instructs half of the class to stand up and go to the right side of the room. After they're standing, T instructs the other half of the class to stand on the left side of the room. *T gives pictures of the airport signs to the students on the right side of the room and words of the signs on the left side of the room. *T points to students with pictures and says, "You have pictures." T points to students with words and says, "You have words". *T says, "Now, find your match." As necessary, T asks ICQs or does demo with 2 sts. *T instructs them to begin. After they've found their match, T says, "Go back to your table with your partner and make one sentence using your word." *T monitors as they make their sentence and provides assistance if necessary. *T projects model sentences for the following words: "baggage drop-off", "customs", "lifts", and "departures" and drills for pronunciation
*T projects slide with questions: "Which airport in the world is your favorite? Why? What can you do there while you're waiting for your flight?" *T says, "Discuss these questions with your partner for one minute." *T monitors and provides assistance as necessary. *T says, "We're going to read a text." and projects the title of the reading text with one word missing, "______ airports in the world" along with an image of one of the airports from the reading text Below the picture, a multiple choice question: "The reading is about... a) The worst airports in the world b) The ugliest airports in the world c) The best airports in the world d) None of the above" *T says, "Talk with the people at your table and make a prediction, you have 1 minute." *T says, "Please remember your prediction but *don't* tell other tables your answer.
*T points to reading text, "Skim/quickly read the text and check your prediction. Read by yourself and don't use your phone. You have 2 minutes." *T says, "Check with the people at your table. Is your prediction still the same?" *T projects answer key for correct prediction.
*T projects the reading text and gestures for sts to unfold their handout, "You have 5 minutes to read the text. While you read, answer the questions in part B. "What's the best airport(s) if you...." You have 5 minutes, don't use your phones and do it by yourself." *T says, "Check your answers with the people at your table." *T says, "The answer keys are hidden around the room. Stand up and try to find them to check your answers."
*T points to handout and says, "These are the definitions to the highlighted words from the text. Work with a friend and match the highlighted word to its definition. Don't use your phones. You have 3 minutes." *T monitors and provides assistance as necessary. *T says, "Compare your answers with the people at your table." *T projects answers and asks vocab-related CCQs (on PPT). *T projects sentences with: "security, facilities, and passengers" from the text and drills for pronunciation
*T says, "Now, let's pretend we're at one of these airports." T gestures that she is getting a phone call and answers with short model dialogue." *T hands out one role card for each student. "One student will be A and one student will be B. Read your role card and act it out. Use the text to help you. When you finish switch roles." *T displays reading text to prompt sts. *T monitors, provides assistance as necessary and notes language for the language FB stage.
*T asks, "How did your role plays go?" Sts respond *T writes some good language on the board and praises. *T writes some language on the board in need of correction or reformulation. T elicits what correct answers and reviews pronunciation if needed.