Telling a Story
To provide fluency speaking practice in a story telling activity in the context of favorite movies.
To provide clarification of sequencing phrases in the context of telling a story.
Procedure (35-45 minutes)
Ask Ss whether they like going to the movies or not? Why? Elicit the name of some good cinemas in Istanbul. Show PPT Slide 1. Match the movie posters with the genres. Write the word "genre" on the board. Model and drill the pronunciation.
Show Ss PPT Slide 2. Tell them "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" is one of your favorite movies. Give them Prediction Handout. Ss order the words. Ss check in pairs. Tell your story using visuals on PPT Slide 3. If time- ask Ss to check their Prediction Handout together. Give Matching Handout to Ss. Clarify/elicit the meaning of the sequencing phrases. Ss do the activity. Ss check in pairs. Give the key on the board.
Give Planning Handout to Ss. Show PPT Slide 5. Ask Ss to think about their favorite movie. Give 5 minutes to Ss to plan their stories.
Ss tell each other their stories in pairs. Monitor. Take notes of MFP errors.
Write/show samples of Ss' errors on the board. Elicit the correct forms from Ss first. Give the correct answers. If necessary, give examples or drill.
Ask Ss how they felt about the activity. Ask Ss what was their friends film and how did they like it?