The truth about air travel
Upper - intermediate level
To provide students to tell an anecdote and to personalize the topic.
To provide skills of reading for gist and detail in the context of flight stories adapted from newspaper articles.
Procedure (45-51 minutes)
T-Ss: T plays the video about safety rules in an airplane. T-Ss: T asks students questions, such as: Who is this lady? Who are these people? What is the lady showing? To whom does it concern? Why is she showing safety rules? Ss-T: Ss answer questions and T elicits the correct answers.
T-Ss: T will tell Ss to tell an anecdote using the language, such as: setting the scene, the main events, what happened in the end. Model sentences will be given. Solo: S will note down on a piece of paper his/her anecdote. Ss-Ss: will tell in pairs their anecdotes. T-Ss: monitors and gives feedback.
T- Ss: Change pairs Solo: S A reads part 3A at page 105. Solo: S B read part 3A at page 110.
T-Ss: T tells S to think about: why you were flying to North Caroline/Florida? Who you were with? What you saw and how you felt? Model sentences will be given, such as, A few years ago I was flying from London to Florida on a US Airways flight... Solo: Personalizes and notes down. Ss-Ss: Tell each other their stories. T-Ss: Ask two common details. Ss-T: Nominate S for answers. T-Ss: Asks: Have you ever been on a flight where there was a medical or technical emergency? Ss-T: Nominate S for answers.
T-Ss: Monitoring the Ss while speaking and writing down their errors and good language use. T gives brief feedback.