Vocabulary (at a restaurant)
To provide students with vocabulary related to restaurants.
To provide accurate speaking practice in a conversation in the context of restaurant
Listening for specific information to complete a dialogue between two people at a restaurant.
Procedure (31-48 minutes)
- The teacher uses photos in the lead-in to set the context. Different types of restaurants are shown. The purpose of this is to expose SS to various types cuisines that will be presented in the menus for the free practice exercise.
- Pictures of different meals have to be matched with their definitions. The teacher distributes sets of words for each pair. - Answer key (PPT) - The teacher elicits, checks meaning and drills pronunciation than writes the words on the board. - Give students time to complete the menu - Cover the menu and ask what can they remember from it.
- The teacher will tell to the students that they're going to listen for a specific information: * 1st listening: What you HEAR phrases * 2nd listening: What you SAY phrases This exercise will serve as a model for their later practice ordering a meal. Normally, there will be no problems dealing with new vocab since it has been introduced previously. J ust in case, ther will be still enquiries about some meals, the teacher goes back to clarify meaning using photos.
- The teacher distributes menus of different restaurants. - Tell the students to choose who's going to be the waiter and who's the customer. - Give Ss time to go through the menu and think of choices for starters, desserts and main courses - Monitor - Let them talk without interupting and take note of some language clarification needs. - Give Ss enough time to practice speaking because it's one of the sub-aims of this lesson.
- Notes from their speaking practice