To provide clarification and practice of vocabulary related to an article, "Future Living".
To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of life in the future.
Procedure (46-52 minutes)
-Project the questions from p. 101 on the whiteboard and ask students to discuss in pairs -Get general feedback on "How will life be different in 100 years?" -Show clip from Bina48 interview and ask students to think about how robots will change our lives.
-Target vocabulary will be taped around the room. -Students must read each paper with their partner/group of 3 and complete the sentence written on the paper. -i.e., "Computers may control your entire house. It will also adapt to your preferences--it will learn about your likes and dislikes." .... "If things adapt to you, ......" -Teacher monitors and ensures Ss are completing the activity correctly. -Teacher displays correct answers for Ss to check.
-T displays photos for each word and asks Ss to discuss in pairs which words belong with which pictures. -T asks Ss to come to the front in pairs to compete for the correct word, this will also simultaneously check their answers.
-Ss will use Longman's dictionary to find other word forms and common collocations and note them down in their notebooks. -i.e., : suggest/suggestion/suggestively and "suggest doing something" "suggest something to somebody", etc. -Students will have 10 minutes to complete in pairs. T will monitor and provide feedback as necessary. -In feedback, T will ask each pair to write their findings for one word on the whiteboard. The rest of the class is open to comment if they find a mistake or want to add more information. -Drill pronunciation.
-Ss work in pairs to complete a gap fill exercise. -T monitors and provides feedback as necessary.
-Ss discuss questions using target vocabulary in pairs. -Ss will be instructed to stand in two lines facing each other and one line will rotate after each question. -T monitors and notes down any misuse of the target vocabulary -T provides feedback on pronunciation or form of target vocabulary if necessary.