Arzu Ozel - Free time activities
To (a) help S's learn new vocabulary in relation to free time activities (b) practise gist, scanning and intensive reading (c) practice speaking about their own hobbies and recommending activities to others.
To learn lexisand vocabulary regarding free time activities.
Procedure (44-61 minutes)
T greets students and shows them a picture of her doing a bungee jump and talks about it. T then asks S's if they do any unusual or extreme activities (or have done in the past) and why they do them. If no one has - ask students why do you think people do these activities? T then asks S's to look at photos in Ex 1 and identify them.
Show picture of device, gadgets, thrill and flight simulation for pre teaching vocabulary in order to prepare S's for Ex 2.
T asks S's to work in pairs and work on Ex 2. Student A reads the first two adverts and student B reads the last 2 adverts. They then have to match the name of the activity in Ex 1 to the adverts.
T asks S's to complete Ex 3, Students intensively read to remember essential information about the activities and explain to their partner.
T asks S's to complete Ex 9 -T first gives a few examples on the board about her interests and hobbies. T asks S's for feedback
T asks S's to discuss the statements in Ex 10.
T asks S's to look at the adverts in Ex 2 and then choose the most appropriate activity for the people listed in Ex 11. They can recommend any activity they like, but need to justify it. T reminds S's of a number of different verbs used for like - such as: loves, into, enjoys etc. Remember, it is more interesting to use a range of vocabulary when you speak/ write!