To provide clarification, review and practice of Reported speech in the context of How to report someone's speech while being aware of the changes that should be applied
To provide inference listening practice using a text about a phone conversation in the context of a meeting between Rob ans Mike to discuss a business plan.
Procedure (32-45 minutes)
The test here is also the warm-up and lead-it. The students play a game : - Students are divided to pairs. - Each pair gets 2 piece of paper in which there are 2 sentences. - Each individual reads the sentence he has got to his/her partner. - A student in a certain pair asks another student from a different pair about what his or her partner has said to him/her. - Students notice the changes that occurred to the sentence. - Eliciting "the reported speech".
- Students are divided into different pairs. - Students are given a dialogue. - Students work in pairs and put the dialogue into reported speech. - Students fill the table on the board with the changes that occur to the sentences. - The exercise is corrected by the whole class. - Write important notes from the lesson on the board. - Students listen to the dialogue and tick the reported sentences when they hear them.
- Students are divided to pairs. - Give students sheets with sentences on them. - Students tick the correct sentences and change the incorrect ones. - A whole class correction.
- Students are divided into pairs. - Students think of a question to ask their partner. - Each student chooses another student and report his/her partner's question. - Monitor ans make sure the students' reported questions are correct.