Teaching Practice 5
To provide clarification and practice of types of travel styles in the context of travelling
To provide accuracy speaking practice in a story-telling in the context of travel
Procedure (33-47 minutes)
Ask students to discuss these questions in pairs: 1. What’s your favorite place to travel? Why? 2. Have you ever travelled abroad? If yes, which country is it? 3. Share one of your travelling stories with your partner. a. Where did you go? b. Did you go alone or with someone else? c. Did you have a guide? d. Do you want to go again? Why/Why not?
Tell the students you are going to tell a story. Ask them to note important things while listening. Ask the students if they want to hear it one more time. If not, ask them to compare their notes with their partners Get students to retell the story shortly.
Elicit the words trip, guided tour, independently, package holiday, cruise and taxi from students and put the word cards on the WB. For example: Last year I went on a what? Yes, trip.
In each word, check the meaning by asking some concept check questions. For example: (Word: Trip) 1. How many days did I stay on the cruise? It was only the weekend. (2-3 days) 2. Is it for a short or long period of time? (Short) 3. Does it have to be on the sea? (No) 4. What is the long one called? (Journey) Elicit the stress pattern on each word and mark it. Put the words go on, travel and get on the board. Ask students to match the phrases such as go on a trip.
Give students the HO. Ask them to complete the story with the words on PPT individually. Peer-check before W/C feedback.
Give students jumbled sentences. Ask them to put the words in the correct order individually. Peer-check before giving the answers. Ask the students to read the sentences Tell them to tick the ones that are true for them. Get students to compare their answers. Tell them to ask each other some questions. Model first and set the task. For example: - Zeynep, do you like to go on long car journeys? - No - Oh, why? - It makes me feel sick. Before moving on, ask one or two students about some of the questions.
Get student into pairs. Tell them they are going to write their own stories, but a funny one. Ask them to use min. 4 new vocabulary items. Word limit: min. 50 After finishing, change the partners. Get them to tell their stories to their new partners. Monitor and give delayed feedback at the end.