Writing a paragraph on 'Describing Someone'
To provide product writing practice of a AWriting a paragraph in the context of Describing someone
To provide review of Adjectives describing personality and physical appearance in the context of Describing someone
Procedure (30-41 minutes)
I will show them photos of six men and ask them help me find which photo belongs to my e-friend whose appearance I have never seen. I will make one student read his e-mail describing himself as a guidance. - I need your help. I have an e-friend, and we will meet today. But I have never seen him. Here are six photos I found on the Facebook. I have his e-mail as well. Let's read the e-mail and then please tell me who my e-friend is. One of the Ss read the e-mail. Ss find the man.
Some anticipated new vocabulary will be practised. They are : * curly hair, casual clothes, pony tail, leather, medium-length hair, lipstick, blonde-hair, early/late twenties To clarify the meaning, demostration, realia and description will be used. CCQs will enhance the meaning. Repetition drills will be conducted chorally and individually.
I will make them induce the necessary grammatical patterns by letting them answer some questions related to the pictures. - There are photos of six different people here, and there are also some questions about them. - Look at the photos and answer the questions. ICQ : * Are you just looking at the photos? No * Are you writing something? Yes - Check with your partner. PW FB - Check as a whole class. WC FB
I will give them a HO showing a sample writing paragraph on describing someone. And I will ask them to decide which person among the ones in the previous exercise the paragraph describes. - Look at this HO. It describes someone in the photos. - Read it carefully and decide which person it describes. ICQs : * Are you writing something? No * Are you working alone? Yes .... - Now, check your answer as a group. GW FB - WC FB
Ss will be asked to write a paragraph describing someone taking the previous text as a sample. - Write your own paragraph describing someone. - Describe someone in the class or in the photos. - Don't say who she / he is. - Write your own names under the paragraph. - You have 10 minutes. ICQs : * Are you reading something? No * Are you writing? Yes ....... Teacher picks up all the paragraphs, sticks them randomly on the walls. - Now, go and read the paragraphs and write below who they describe. Teacher takes off the sheets and gives to their owners. - Are the answers right? Teacher clarifies the the confused parts on the board by delayed error correction.