At the Airport: Checking In
To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of travel
To provide product writing practice of a dialogue in the context of travel
Procedure (34-51 minutes)
Introductions: Students will recite date and weather before being asked to describe how they feel that day. Students will be asked about their experience with traveling, i.e.: Have you ever gone on a trip? Where di you go? How did you get there? Teacher will provide worksheets with the lesson's vocabulary and sample dialogue after the short conversation.
Teacher will lead students in reading the dialogue and explaining how the expressions will be used. After students are comfortable with dialogue phrases, Teacher will begin to drill vocabulary words.
Students will work with each other to practice the vocabulary using a gap-fill activity. Each student will have a different character card. By the end of the activity, students should be able to recite their partner's details.
Students will be given a copy of the dialogue with keywords removed. They will fill in the blanks with their own words (pulling from the vocabulary list and their own ideas).
In their pairs, students will work to memorize their dialogues, focusing on pronunciation.