Let's meet again.
Pre-intermediate level

Description

In this lesson, students learn about dates. Students are going to practice the ordinal numbers, months and seasons as a lead in activity. Then the students read a facebook message and put the messages in an order. Students match the words and phrases to their meaning. Then students do listening activity and complete Lily's flight details. Teacher gives preposition activity to work in pairs. Finally students do a pairwork information gap activity. Students ask and answer the questions to fill eachothers flight informations.

Materials

Abc Headprojector
Abc Whiteboard
Abc Dates handout
Abc Birthday Powerpoint
Abc Speaking / Come fly with me!
Abc Audio/Listening 1.62
Abc Audio 1.61
Abc Vocabulary
Abc Voice Message
Abc Matching the highlighted words and phrases.
Abc Ben & Lily Facebook messages
Abc Listen and check the dates.

Main Aims

  • To provide gist reading practice using a text about facebook messages in the context of plans and arrangements.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide accuracy speaking practice in a conversation in the context ofmissing boarding card information.

Procedure

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

Teacher shows the students the powerpoint she has prepared. Teacher shows a birthday and asks when do you think my birthday is? Teacher asks which -month? -day? -year? season? While students are guessing it, they practice the ordinal numbers, seasons, months, days etc. At the end of the powerpoint teacher gives the correct answer to the studnets. Teacher first gives instructions to the students. Teacher gives handouts to the students. They listen and check the dates. Students checks their answers in their group.

Exposure (5-7 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

Before teacher starts the activity, teacher puts the students in a group of 3. Teacher gives instructions to the students. Then teacher gives them text in small pieces and they start numbering them in order. Teacher monitors the students during the activity. Then teacher shares the answer key with WC.

Feedback (1-2 minutes) • To enable students to see to what extent they have understood the task.

Teacher shares the answers to the WC.

Highlighting (2-4 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

Teacher asks questions to the WC. Why does Lily get in touch with Ben? What are they planning to do? Teacher gives some time to the students to discuss these questions with their pairs.

Feedback (1-2 minutes) • To enable students to see to what extent they have understood the task.

Teacher asks couple of students ideas.

Clarification (5-7 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

Teacher gives instructions to the students first. Teacher gives handouts to the students. Teacher asks students to walk around the class and find the correct words and phrases with their meaning. When students finishes writing their answers they first check with their pairs.

Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

Teacher asks the students to complete Lily's flight details. Teacher shows and explains the parts they need to fill in. Then teacher asks ICQ questions like; Are you going to write the date of departure? YES Are you going to write the date of arrival? YES Are you going to write the Hotel name? YES After teacher gives the worksheets to the students, teacher plays the audio. If it's needed teacher can play it second time. When students write their answers first they check their answers with the pairs.

Semi-Controlled Practice (5-7 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

Teacher opens powerpoint and shows 3 sentences. Teacher asks the students to have a look at them and find the correct prepositions (on page 23.) Students thinks about it fo 2-3 minutes. Theacher asks them to write the correct answer for the first question and then put the paper up. Teacher checks the answers and then shows the answer. Teacher does the same things for the other 2 questions.

Feedback (2-3 minutes) • To enable students to see to what extent they have understood the task.

Teacher checks the answers with whole class.

Free Practice (5-7 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

Teacher gives the handouts to the students to look at the missing information on boarding card. Teacher asks students to complete boardind card by asking and ansering the questions.

Error Correction (1-2 minutes) • To enable students to see to what extent they have understood the task.

Teacher writes some of the sentences on the board and checks the mistakes they did during her observation and monitoring.

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