TP3,My Perfect Weekend
Elementary, A2 level
To provide gist reading practice using two texts about activities and speak about the activities students like doing at weekends.
To provide scan the reading text and explain someone's interests and activities.Ss will have understood famous people's life and also explain which activities they like doing at weekend.
Procedure (22-45 minutes)
-T gives some example about collocations such as watch movies and have breakfast. - Ss work in pairs and match verbs in A with the words in B. - T shows verbs and words which show some activities on the whiteboard. One student from each group comes and stick the correct words on the whiteboard. -Ss listen Track 42 and check their answers.
- T divides classroom into four groups and gives them mixed sentences to put in an order while listening Track 42 again. -T elicits sentences and checks pronunciation if necessary. - The whole class checks the answers
-Firstly, watch Jamie Cullum's video and ask some concept checking questions. -Secondly, watch Shilpa Shetty's video and ask some concept checking questions again. -T presents power point slide and ss look at the pictures and read the introductions about them. -Ask some questions about their weekends.
-T divides the classroom into two groups. - Group A reads about James Cullum and Group B reads about Shilpa Shetty. -Teacher monitors and help with their questions. -Each group reads the questions and work in groups. -They answer the questions about their text. -Teacher monitors and helps them.
-T regroups the ss. There is an A and B student in each pair. -Ss talk about the person in their text and answer to the questions in exercise 4. -Then the other group starts talking about the answers to the questions in exercise 4. -T monitors and helps.
-Ss work in pairs from other group and compare Jamie and Shilpa's life. -Ss discuss about the two questions. 'What things do they both like doing?' 'What things are different?' -T monitors and gives feedback.
-Ss write down two things they like doing at weekends. -T collects the papers and then hand them out to different ss randomly. -Ss read the activities on their paper and try to guess the name of the student. - Ss decide which activity is the most popular weekend activity in the class.
-Listen Track 43 a song by Jamie Cullum called 20-Something. -Ss just listen. -T ask some questions ' Do you like his music?, 'What do you feel when you listen his music?'