To provide clarification of positive characteristics in the context of someone you admire
To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of positive characteristics
Procedure (43-55 minutes)
Teacher asks students to describe themselves and their positive characteristics, teacher starts with himself then he asks students about themselves, each student has to add more sentences and talk about his personality traits.
Teacher tests students' prior knowledge, by quick activity about positive characteristics, students choose the correct answer, let them check their answers in pair; the feedback already follows the activity.
Teacher clarifies areas of target language, which in this case is vocabulary (positive characteristics) by using ECDW Teacher shows cards to students and elicit some information then he asks CCQs to clarifies the word, it is followed by drill then the last stage is write the word ambitious /amˈbɪʃəs/ courageous /kəˈreɪdʒəs/ fair /fɛː/ imaginative /ɪˈmadʒɪnətɪv/ tolerant /ˈtɒl(ə)r(ə)nt/ clear-thinking /klɪə ˈθɪŋkɪŋ/ determined /dɪˈtəːmɪnd/ hard-working/ˌhɑːdˈwəːkɪŋ/ original/ɒˈrɪdʒɪn(ə)l//əˈrɪdʒɪn(ə)l/ talented/ˈtaləntɪd/
Teacher gives the students an exercise to test what they have gained from the lesson Teacher asks them to read the vocabulary and match them with the suitable photo individually. They are supposed to check their answers in pairs then they share the answers with the teacher. Teacher asks students to discus with their partner by using student's book which of the traits should the people in the box be?why?
Teacher says okay, now i want you to think of some one you admire, who has one of these traits and tell your partner about this person. Teacher tell the students to do the last activity, discuss these question together 1- Which of the characteristics above are important in almost any job? 2- Which characteristics are most important? which are unimportant to you?