Grade 11C, B1 level
To provide accuracy speaking practice in a conversation in the context of preferences
To provide clarification of 'would rather' and 'would better' in the context of food choices
Procedure (24-32 minutes)
Students look at the photo and discuss the food choices people make on every day basis. Then student watch a video 'Health Nuts Swap Diets With Junk Food Addicts'. Teacher asks about students' personal food choices.
Teacher asks students what they would prefer to have for lunch. Teacher elicits the answers.
Teacher shows example sentences and asks the questions to help the students to make their own rules about 'would rather' and 'would better'. Once students make the rules, teacher shows the slides with more examples.
Students read two dialogues and then answer the questions in pairs. Teacher quickly elicits the answers.
Students complete the sentence cards with correct forms of would prefer and would rather. Students discuss the sentences in pairs or groups.
Students work with partners. Students read the role-cards and begin when they are ready. Teacher monitors the class for later classroom feedback.