A personal e-message
To help students write e-message
To provide reading for both gist and detailed information
To enable students to understand vocabulary related to how to describe people
To have students know functional language for describing people
Procedure (41 minutes)
-Draw a flower on the board. -In the center of the flower,write one of your friends` name. -In each petal,write word related to your friend,for example the country she . -Help them ask you questions related to the words. -Tell one of them to ask their classmate the question.. .
-Tell the Ss they will read an e-message about a girl. -Ask them to read it quickly to know who she is and what the text is about. -Tell them not to write anything in the gabs. -Put them in pairs to discuss it. -Monitor them. -Get the feedback from the whole class.
-tell the Ss to read the text carefully this time. -Ask them to fill in the gabs with the words in the box. -Tell them to do it alone. -put them in small groups to check their answers. -Monitor them. -Write the correct answers on the board.
-Tell the Ss read the text for the second time,but carefully. -Ask them to do exercise 2 alone. -Have them to check the answers with their peers. -Get a feedback by asking the whole class.
-Have the Ss write about their family. -Give them clear instruction how to do it. -Tell them to do it alone. -Monitor the Ss. -Help them if necessary. -Ask at least 2 Ss to read their e-mail for feedback.
-Tell the Ss to read the short e-mail. -Ask them to work in pairs to answer the questions. -Monitor them. -Ask the whole class for feedback.
-Give the Ss some papers in the format of an e-mail. -Ask them to write an e-mail for their friends. -Ask them to do it alone. -Monitor them. -Get a feedback