CELTA TP 7 Oct 25
• To provide fluency speaking practice in talking about films/TV programmes/live shows and their different genres in the context of entertainment.
• To provide students an opportunity to develop their thoughts/opinions in writing a brief review of a film/TV programme/live shows.
• To provide accuracy speaking practice in discussion utilizing adjectives (vocabulary) and describe opinions about films/TV programmes/live shows.
Procedure (39-52 minutes)
• Teacher will share examples of different films/TV programmes/live shows with different genres of stories, i.e. crime, romance, mystery, science fiction, etc. Titanic Pirates of the Caribbean Vizontele (Turkish movie) Muhtesem Yuzyil (Turkish TV series) • Teacher will elicit responses from students Is it a film, TV programme or live show? What genre is it? Who was in it? What is your opinion of it Did you particularly like it/dislike it? Would you recommend it to someone else?
• Teacher will give the students the descriptive words and then have them match the definitions on the board. Create two teams and see which group gets it done first. • Teacher to clarify any words that the students may not comprehend referring to the language analysis (vocabulary).
• Teacher will provide the cut-out conversation cards to the students and ask them to walk around the room asking various questions to their colleagues regarding entertainment. • Teacher will allow 8-10 minutes for this exercise as it will enable students to practice fluency speaking. • Teacher to monitor students fluency and accuracy and correct when necessary.
• Teacher to provide students with exercise 1a. • You are going to give a short talk with your partner about a film or TV programme that you either loved or hated. • Make notes about the questions below: 1. Is it a TV programme, a film or a live show? 2. Who was in it, wrote it, etc.? 3. What was your overall opinion of it? 4. What did you particularly like/dislike about it? 5. Who (if anyone) would you recommend it to? • Think about the useful language in sections a and b on the right side of the handout. • Work in pairs. Take turns to practise your talks and ask each other questions.
• Teacher will ask students to write a review using the following questions. • Write a review of your favourite movie. Try to write a short paragraph using some of the words you learned today. Think about these questions to help you write your response. 1. What’s your favourite type of movie (genre) and why? 2. Who’s your favourite actor/actress and why? 3. What is the best film you have seen? 4. Why would you recommend it to someone else?
• Teacher to provide a crossword puzzle to students to work in pairs. • Teacher to change up the pairs. • Teacher to monitor students and help any that may have difficulty wit this task. • Teacher to provide responses on the walls for students to check their answers.