TP3 - Getting a taxi
To provide students with clarification and practice of language used for asking/answering questions in the context of getting a taxi.
To provide accuracy and fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of getting a taxi
Procedure (37-60 minutes)
'Do you remember Tony, the taxi driver? And his 2 different passengers, Nicole and Dan?' 'Can you remember some of their conversations?' PW - Give HO1 to the Ss - Match activity. w/c FB - Answer key on the board.
CHANGE PAIRS - PW - Matching exercise - HO2 Ss will match the conversations - Not underlined with underlined ones. Duration: 2 minutes. Monitoring - write down possible doubts and mistakes for FB - MFPA Don't make feedback yet. - Add another task * Write on the board: START OF A JOURNEY | END OF A JOURNEY Write an example for demonstration. Ask Ss to choose 3 statements for the start and 4 for the end of a journey. Monitoring - write down possible doubts and mistakes for FB. w/c FB - Give tapescript to the Ss to self-correct the exercise.
- HO2 + language analyses Select some sentences that the Ss struggled with for Meaning and Form CCQs for understanding - Elicit answer from the Ss. Form if necessary - (Pronunciation -> next exercise) Appropriacy - ask if it is polite or not.
-Focus on stress Project the sentence 1 on the board for demonstration. 'Which syllable do you think are stressed?' Elicit from the Ss. HO3 - SOLO PW - check answers. *Monitoring for error correction stage. - the schwa sound /ə/ Briefly explain the schwa sound - as an unstressed word. Unfold the HO3 - exercise b PW - check answers. *Monitoring for error correction stage. FB - Play audio 1.33 - Ss listen and check if they stressed the words correctly. - Drill the sentences with the Ss.
-SOLO - HO4 - Ss will work alone in the questions for the speaking activity - Remember the Ss to use the target language. (write on the board if necessary) *Monitoring - make notes for delayed error correction
Role play -Ss will take turns as taxi drivers and passengers. - Remember them the stages of a conversation (getting a taxi): the start of your journey -> chat -> the end of your journey. -Demonstrate with 2 Ss a possible dialogue. CHECKING HO4 for guidance. -Everybody on their feet. Give to some Ss a paper signing that they are 'taxis'. Put some music on, when the T stops the music the passengers must find a taxi (and vice-versa). * Monitoring Ss - Make notes of good language, reformulate and errors. - Repeat 2/3 times. w/c FB
From the notes done while monitoring, the teacher writes down - 1 or 2 good language sentences - 1 or 2 sentences that need improvement - 1 or 2 sentences that have a mistake Ask Ss which ones are OK, which needs reformulation and which has got a mistake. Elicit answers from the Ss.