To provide accuracy speaking practice in asking for information and providing information in the context of tourism and travel
To expose students to language relevant to asking for and providing information, especially in the context of tourism and travel. To provide reading practice.
Procedure (43-49 minutes)
Students look at a picture of Martin and Louise at the Tourist Office, and in pairs talk about where in Istanbul the pair should go.
using the ECDW method, clarify the key words listed in the language analysis page.
Students look at gist question on the board quickly. Students listen for general understanding and in groups of 3/4 decide the order of the pictures.
Demonstrate how to do activity on the board quickly. hand out activity and ask one student to pass on. Students look at activity for a minute, listen again and do the activity in pairs. Students check answers together.
Look at the time. If there is 20 mins left- provide tape script handout and instruct students to underline the questions in pairs. There are 9 questions. Students check this with teacher to save time. If there is less than 20 mins left consider underling questions on the board quickly as a group or skip this stage as students have been exposed to useful language and go straight to the speaking activity. Speaking is priority.
Drill big version of flash cards with students. In pairs and in role-play manner, students read the flash cards to one another. (5 min) Demonstrate with big flash cards how to substitute Cambridge place names/ relevant words with names and words related to Istanbul. Students swop partners and change questions as demonstrated. Monitor for error correction and feedback. Remember positive feedback too.
use notes made during monitoring to provide students with positive feedback and error correction.