English File unit 3 , Pretty woman , adjectives
To practice common adjectives in the context of a quiz about the USA.
To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of a quiz about countries.
Procedure (16-27 minutes)
The teacher presents the word " Egypt " on the board and asks the students what is typically Egyptian. The students tell things that are typically Egyptian such as; The Nile river, Giza pyramids, Koshary, the high dam and the Egyptian pound. Then the teacher asks the students to work in pairs to write down what is typically American. The teacher checks their answers and then he gives his list. Some of the items might guide the students in doing the quiz.
The teacher asks the students to individually do the quiz about the American culture and he sets the time.
The teacher presents the vocabulary he found the students struggling with while doing the quiz. ( some of the challenging words were anticipated before hand ). He does this through following the ECDW framework. He elicits the meaning of the new vocabulary from the students through descriptions, definitions, providing antonyms or synonyms. Then he checks their understanding of the concept by. After that he drills asking the students to repeat individually and in chorus. Finally he writes the word on the white board or presents it on the PPT.
The teacher asks the students to take the test again and he sets the time( should be shorter than the first time.
The teacher goes through the quiz and checks their answers quickly. He might ask questions to give them a hint for the correct answers, if there are still any.
The teachers asks the students to ask and answer questions in a form of a dialogue about the American culture.