practicing writing through sending and replying to invitations by e-mail
To practice sending and replying to invitations (refusal ore acceptance) by e-mail.
To provide clarification of formal and informal invitations and acceptance and refusal format of text.
Procedure (32-45 minutes)
Show the students the question: what was the last invitation you received? Did you enjoy it?, how did you receive it as an email or a paper invitation? Tell students that I received a wedding invitation that was amazing. A colorful glass bottle with an elegant paper invitation inside. Ask students to talk in pairs to answer the question in 3 minutes. Monitor. Ask students to speak and give information about their partners.
Give the students a matching activity that contains new vocabulary related to the topic. ( picnic, discuss, wedding, anniversary, proper) Ask students to match the words with their answers in pairs. Give students Feedback by giving them answer sheet
Give students the handout of emails from the textbook.(page 59) Ask students to match the three invitations with their replies. Monitor the students during the task. Ask students to check in pairs. Give feedback by giving the students a handout of the correct answers.
Remind students that they covered writing a formal form of writing (covering letter) in the previous lesson. Provide students with a hand out of formal and informal set phrases for invitations and accepting or refusing replies.(3 minutes) Ask students to re-read the invitations again and underline the phrases in 5 minutes. Monitor students during the task.(2 minutes) Ask students to check in pairs. Give feedback.
Ask students to think about an event. Ask students to write an invitation e- mail Give them 18 minutes to write the invitation. monitor students while writing. present feed back.feedback.
Take students invitation e-mails. Distribute them to their peers. Ask students to read the invitations. write acceptance or refusal replies. Monitor and present feedback.
Stick students 'invitations and replies on the wall. Ask students to read and decide which invitations they liked most and why. monitor and present feedback.