I'm really into facebook
To provide practice of the present simple and present continuous in the context of The fast and the furious
To provide scan in the context of The fast and the furious
To provide a gist reading and an accuracy speaking practice in a conversation using adverbs of the present tense.
Procedure (37-49 minutes)
I use ex.1 as a lead in. I ask students " How do you communicate ? Do you do these things with your friends and family? " I show them a list of communication ways to check if they use and if not, what do they use instead.
I present pictures for the new vocabulary in the text. instant - blog - rude trying to elicit the meanings and check their understanding by asking ccq. instant : can instant message be written on papers ? blog : is it formal ? rude : Does it show respect ? Then i show the word asking them to drill to assure pronunciation.
I show them the reading slides and some minuted to read individually just for scanning to tell me " Is the digital technology makes us lazy ? " I give them a chance to answer freely. I show them the reading slides again asking them to look at the highlighted adverbs in the text to identify which adverbs make another word stronger or less . I explain task b .. I answer the 1st one as example. I give them 1 minute to answer then check together and feedback by the end.
I explain the task for the student and answer the 1st one as an example to make sure they all can understand. i give them 1 minute to answer individually. i ask them to check in groups if possible. i give them feedback . i follow the same steps with the following practice.
I explain the task encouraging them to use the adverbs they learnt to speak how frequently they do something. i give an example. i ask someone to ask me and i show how to answer. i ask them to work in pairs.
I follow the same procedures for all the coming exercises. i set the task with examples. i give them minutes to answer. we check orally and give feedback.