big events,describing s memorable events
upper intermediate level
To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of big events and celebrations
To provide review of celebrations in the context of big events
Procedure (41-52 minutes)
Ask the students what was the last event or celebration that they have attended and ask them follow up questions like when was it with whom did you go and how did you like it
Ask your students to listen to a record of four people describing a memorable event and answer as many questions as they can for each person.students work alone and then work in pairs Give the students the feed back the questions are: What was the event? What was the atmosphere like? Where and when did it take place?
Give the students the handout 2 which is a quick task on useful language for the coming productive task Ask students to fill in the gaps to complete a the sentences. Elicit the pronunciation of the vocabulary.
Tell the students that they are going to interview each other about a memorable event or a celebration that they have attended . Tell them to spend three minutes deciding what to say . Ask them to use the useful language from the handout. Tell them to write down notes to say. students work alone then in pairs. Ask each one what is the most remarkable thing that your partner have said?
While monitoring write down and record any error that students make to deal with them in the delayed feed back Write the errors on the board .Elicit correction and ask students to come to correct them on the board.