Mistakes and errors_Celta
upper intermediate level
To provide specific information and detailed listening practice using a text about mistakes and errors in the context of esl learners
To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of making mistakes
Procedure (39-46 minutes)
Show Ss slide 1, "What do you think are common mistakes when learning English?" p-p, Take FB
Show Ss slide 2, "What is the difference between errors and mistakes?" Peer-peer, Take FB. Give the class Pre-listening h/o. Take group FB to clarify the difference and see who was correct. Next slide, "What kind of mistakes & errors are there in language?"; categorize errors/mistakes made from the lead in FB; Grammar, pronuciation, vocabulary
Show Ss pictures of the speakers. Predict what they will have problems with. Peer-peer. Tell Ss they will listen to esl learners talk about their mistakes and errors. Explain they must write a, b, or c for which type of mistake they are speaking about. Post answers on different walls, Ss walk and find answers.
Explain to Ss directions of Ex 2. Ss must now mark which student has this problem in particular, 1-6 Ss listen again for listening exercise 2 Take FB wright on the board.
Show Ss slide of Language Focus. Explain they must find the errors and write what type of error they are. Ss receive Hand Out 2, peer-peer, Take FB, show answers Explain to Ss they must match with phrases from Listening 2 Take FB for answers, show answers if short on time
Explain to Ss that they will reflect on their own english skills. Explain to Ss they will write a list of their own. Show slide. Give them time to think and write on the back of their papers. Allow 2-3 minutes. peer-peer, Try to find someone with the same mistakes or errors as you, and Take FB.