To provide clarification and practice of language used for giving suggestions in the context of going out
To provide product writing practice of an e-mail in the context of inviting someone to go out
To provide accuracy speaking practice in a conversation in the context of going out
To provide specific information listening practice using a recording about suggestions in the context of going out
Procedure (30-47 minutes)
- Make projector ready. - Ask them if they like going out and is it easy to decide what to do?
- Show them a picture of two people having a conversation. - Ask them "What are they going?" - Get some answers and tell them to listen and complete the conversation alone. - Give them the exercise 3. - Pair check. - Listen again and check the answers. - Make a few suggestions and ask them to respond with Yes, OK; Yes, that sounds good.
- Hand out the "Make suggestion" part from page 119. Ask them to work in pairs and do exercise 1. - Get whole class feedback.
- Write the marker sentences on the board. - Elicit or if needed explain what suggestion is and tell them that the sentences are suggestions. - Elicit the form from the students. - Choral, individual and group drill the sentences with back-chain drilling stile.
- Regroup them. - Hand out exercise 1 and the reading. - Demonstrate one with a strong student. - Ask them to work together and have a conversation. - Whole class feedback. - Project the e-mail sample on the board. Hand out the e-mail. - Then, ask them to write an e-mail to invite other the other group to go with them to the place they choose in pairs. - Take the e-mails and give to the other people. - Project the respond. Hand out the respond. - Then, ask them to respond to the e-mail they had. - Immediate feedback.