Ehab Ehab

MUSIC AND INTERESTS
A2/B1 level

Description

In this lesson , Ss will learn and review vocabularies and phrases to talk about music , interests , and what to do in free time . Besides , Ss will have different types of activities covering speaking , listening , and reading skills.

Materials

Abc EnglishUnlimited Pre-int SsBk U1.5b HO1-Speaking Activity
Abc English Unlimited Pre-Int Ts Bk Extra Activity 1A HO2 speaking Activity
Abc EnglishUnlimited Pre-int SsBk U1.5a HO1-Speaking in pairs
Abc EnglishUnlimited Pre-int SsBk U1.3 HO1-Completing Sentences

Main Aims

  • To provide Ss with fluency speaking practice with a pyramid discussion in the context of music .

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide Ss review /practice functional language related to making suggestion in the context of music

Procedure

Warmer/Lead-in (5-6 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

Introduce myself and greet Ss. Show Ss short videos about the four performers. Ask Ss different questions about the performers and see if they can answer without looking at the text if possible .

Focus On Functional Language (6-8 minutes) • Providing Ss with practice of phrases related to making suggestions in the context of music.

Do Vocabulary Ex.3. and have the Ss work in pairs Check with other pairs Check that they know these phrases are for suggestions Elicit answers in whole class feedback (w/c FB) and drill the pronunciation a bit

Preparation for Speaking (5-5 minutes) • Ss speak in pairs preparing for the pyramid discussion later

Do Ex.5a in pairs instead of alone (depending on number of Ss) to get the Ss to speak more Monitor and help Ss if needed without taking any FB yet .

Speaking (Pyramid Discussion) (10-12 minutes) • Practice of speaking skill by discussing in pairs and groups

Scaffold Ex.5b. to make it a pyramid discussion. Have pairs discuss with another pair and come to an agreement. combine or repair the groups of 4 and have them come to an agreement . Monitor Ss and between each regrouping,do some error correction on the W/B especially where they could use some of the functional language . Depending on the number of Ss ,come to an agreement as a W/C at the end.

Post-Task Feedback and Error Correction (4-5 minutes) • To provide feedback on students' production and use of language

Elicit a few final decisions in W/C FB and put a few errors on the W/B for post-task error correction and elicit the correct versions from them

Communicative Activity (8-10 minutes) • To talk about music and respond to musical likes and dislikes

Ss will have a hand-out and follow the instructions. They listen to T giving a list of questions related to music and they answer putting their answers in different shapes on work-sheet they have As we might not have enough time , Ss will have to fill in only few shapes instead of 9. Ss speak in pairs about what they have written

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