Pre-Intermediate A2 level
To provide students with practice in speaking for fluency in the context of planning a school
To enable students to listen and use functional language for specific information
Procedure (38-50 minutes)
- Project a school picture and ask students questions about their school memories. - encourage students to use the simple past tense. -In pairs / groups, students discuss their answers with each other. -Monitor and record some functional language used by students - Ss provide a general FB.
- Ss listen to the conversation for gist. -Draw Ss' attention to certain information to focus on in the second listening. - Ss listen again to underline the correct information. -On board, have a table for the TL and some questions they may use later. - elicit answers from students.
-Ss will match collocation words - They will be encouraged to focus on the TL - Ss will listen to check their answers - FB (Nominate students to write the collocations on board) -Ask CCQs to check Ss' understanding of the TL. -Elicit meanings from Ss - Drill the collocations chorally and individually.
- In pairs, Ss will be encouraged to practice the TL in Ex. 1 - Monitor for help as needed - Record the issue of MFP that might be encountered and deal them accordingly.
-Ss will brainstorm ideas about planning an evening school. -Re-group them to share information about their plan. -encourage them to come up with different ideas. -Monitor and help when needed. -For feedback, share students with their plans and let them decide which plans they like most.
-praise students for the good language used. -highlight the language they need to improve and write it on board. -prompt self and peer correction if possible