writing a review on a restaurant/cafe.
To provide guided stages for Ss on how to write a review on a restaurant or a cafe
To provide scan reading practice using a text about reviews on different restaurants
Procedure (36-52 minutes)
teacher greets Ss and asks how are they doing? and asks the following questions and waits for their answers: -how often do you go out with friends? -where can you go when you are out with friends?
-T asks Ss the following questions to elicit the topic of restaurants reviews from them : -if there are different places to go to, how do you choose where to go? -if there is a new restaurant or cafe, how can you decide if it is good or bad if you haven't visited it before? -how can you know people's opinions about it?
-T gives Ss a handout with 4 reviews on different restaurants and elicits some info about the form of it before setting the task of reading for specific info. Ss work in pairs. set the task-1 min do the task - 3mins feedback - 1 min
-T writes 3 sentences on the board using the same adjective but different adverbs and tries to elicit the right arrangement for the three sentences from weak to strong. -T gives Ss a handout with different adverbs which they need to rearrange on a scale from weak to strong as a group. -set the task -1 min -do the task -2mins -feedback using a handout.
-T shows Ss 4 pictures of very known restaurants in the city and asks them to work as a group to rearrange these restaurants from the worst to the best discussing the 6 points reviews focus on. set the task -1 min do the task -4 mins feedback -1 min
-T sets Ss into three pairs and gives each pair a letter (A-B-C) -T sets every pair apart and asks each pair to write a review on the same restaurant. set the task -1min do the task -5 mins -then each S exchange his/her review with his/her partner to read each other's reviews and to correct their partner's mistakes.
T praises the great work of Ss and corrects any mistakes notices while monitoring.