To provide practice of vocabulary in the context of describing life events
To provide practice in speaking in the context of describing life events
Procedure (33-45 minutes)
Showing the Ss a picture of some life events and ask them to describe what they see. Elicit answers and examples to set the context.
Exercise No 1 pg 40. Ss will be divided into groups and will be given flash cards with different life events. They should put each event under the correct category of (love & relationship or home and family or education or career). Then, Ss will check in pairs and will be given the answer key.
Pre-teach the following vocabulary: “to rent” (v) /rent/ “get a degree” collocations /ɡetədɪˈɡriː “get promoted” collocations /ɡetprəˈməʊtəd/ “Split up” : phrasal verb /ˈsplɪt.ʌp/ “bring up": phrasal verb /brɪŋʌp/ “move house”: collocations /muːvhaʊs/ “get divorced”: collocations /ɡetdɪˈvɔːrst/ “leave school”: collocations : /liːvskuːl/ Ask CCQ where appropriate. Elicit meaning, check understanding, drill and write form.
Ss will answer exercise No 2 pg 40, check in pairs and will be given answer keys. Ss. will answer exercises No 1, 2 , 3 & 4 pg 138. check in pairs and will be given the feedback and answer keys.
Ss will practise speaking in the context of describing life events. Ss have to prepare answers for exercise No 1b pg 40. Then they will discuss their answers in pairs and in groups. Then, I would give them content feedback.