A1/2 (Elementary) level
To provide review and practice of language used for giving directions in the context of shopping mall
To provide fluency and accuracy speaking practice in a conversation in the context of shopping mall
To provide specific information listening practice using a text about directions in the context of Mini mall
To provide practice of direction words in the context of shopping mall
Procedure (43-60 minutes)
Teacher WRITES "SHOPPING MALL" on the board, brainstorm the names of shops that they know/words/verbs. If possible, teacher ELICITS SOME QUESTIONS, if not, teacher WRITES THE QUESTIONS ON THE BOARD. (Do you go to the shopping malls? Do you like them? What do you buy? Do you go alone? ) Students WORK IN PAIRS and ASK THE QUESTIONS.
Students COMPLETE THE DIRECTIONS with a word from the box.. CHECK IN PAIRS. Teacher SHOWS THE ANSWERS on the board. Teacher DRILLS THE SENTENCES FROM THE BOX.
Students READ THE SIX SENTENCES (ex 2). Then LISTEN TO THE RECORDING and COMPLETE THE SENTENCES. CHECK IN PAIRS. Teacher GIVES OUT THE AUDIO SCRIPT. Students CHECK their answers.(ex 3) Students WORK IN PAIRS and TAKE IT IN TURNS TO READ THE DIALOGUES in the audioscript.(ex4) Teacher MONITORS.
ASK students to look at the plan of the shopping mall. ASK some questions to Familiarize them with the plan. eg, WHERE IS THIS? WHERE IS THE MEN'S CLOTHES SHOP? (ELICIT "THE INFORMATION DESK", "CAN I HELP YOU?) GIVE THE INSTRUCTIONS and DO A DEMO with one of the students. PUT STUDENTS into A and B PAIRS. Ask students to TAKE IT IN TURNS TO ROLEPLAY the situation. Teacher monitors.
PUT STUDENTS into different A and B pairs. Students LOOK AT THE MAPS(Finding the hotel shop), TAKE IT IN TURNS, ONE ASKS FOR DIRECTIONS and the other one GIVES DIRECTIONS. Teacher MONITORS.
1. Students LOOK AT THE PLAN of two floors of the shopping mall and COMPLETE THE SENTENCES. CHECK THE ANSWERS IN PAIRS. Teacher SHOWS THE ANSWERS ON BOARD. 2. Students LOOK AT THE PLAN of the shopping mall again and complete the dialogues. CHECK THE ANSWERS IN PAIRS. IF TIME, they PRACTICE THE DIALOGUES in pairs.