To provide clarification, review and practice the language of activities in the context of free time activities.
To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of free time activities.
To provide specific information listening practice using a text about cooking in the context of John's favourite hooby.
Procedure (38-46 minutes)
- ask students what they do in their free time. - get the students to brainstorm. - elicit a range of answers and write them up on the board. - ask the students who they do their free time activities with and where.
- put the students in pairs. - get them to focus attention on the photos a-l. - want students to elicit the names of the activities by looking at the pictures. - get the answers from students and drill the names of activities which may be difficult to pronounce.
- focus attention on the photos a-l again. - unfold the paper and scan the words in the box. - match these words with the activities in the pictures. - check the answers in pairs - unfold the paper again and compare your answers with the answer key. - add more words for the activities. - monitor the students and help if it is needed. - elicit their examples by getting answers from them. - drill all the words. -show the stress on the words which are problematic in drilling session for feedback.
- get them to look at the pictures again with their partner. - give a handout including three questions about the activities can be done either alone or with another person, at home or in a special place,can need special clothes or equipment. - get them to discuss the questions. - monitor the students. - elicit a range of answers from pairs for feedback.
- show the diagram of 'cooking' on the board. - elicit the categories in the diagram. - put the students in pairs. - give the handout including a diagram and a box of words. - complete the diagram with the words from the chart. - monitor the students. - give the answers using smart board for feedback - Ss check their answers - drill the words which are hard to say for them.
- tell the students listen a track about a man called John. - show the handout including five headings about John's hobby. - want students to take notes under the headings and play the record. - get them to check their answers in pairs. - get them to unfold the paper and check the answers.
- divide the class into small groups (with 3 students) - choose an activity that you are interested in. - give to each group A3 colorful papers and board markers. - get them to draw a similar word diagram for one of their own hobbies. - remind them to choose the categories for the vocabulary. - allow students to use dictionaries to look up the words. - want students to take a pen and stand up - stick the completed diagrams in the class. - go around the class and look at the diagrams. - want students to correct it if there is a mistake. - give delayed feedback for inconspicuous mistakes if there are.