Speaking for fluency in telling anecdotes in the context of parties.
Practise listening skills to provide Ss with a model for speaking in the context of parties..
Procedure (37-49 minutes)
Use visuals to elicit idea of party and party themes. Use superman themed party visual. to elicit a party theme? finger highlight ?''a birthday party with a theme'' e.g I want to give a party with a black&white theme- everything has to be black&white.
Put sorted party names cut-ups on W/B. Ss brainstorm what these parties for.-Tell Ss: Work with a partner. Discuss when and why people have these types of party? Ss in pairs discuss the meaning of the words/phrases in cut-ups. One set of cut-ups for each pair. CCQ's: e.g Do you have a housewarming party when you sell your house?- No... Monitor and take notes if there is something to correct or they misunderstand. problem ones explain on W/B- w/c feedback. focus on pronunciation.
Use second set of cut-ups for listening task on W/B elicit meaning of moving abroad, come up with something, dress up as, fairy lights, ice-braker. CCQ's: Do you say I'm moving abroad when you are moving to Ankara? What can you dress up as? give me an example? Fairy lights? where do we use them?
Use Paul's pictures- This is Paul and we're going to listen to him in a minute. He tells us about a fancy dress party he went to. Give out exercise 1 and specify they will only answer which question did he not answer? Ss listen. FB in pairs. then w/c FB
With the exercise 1 paper they have got, Ss match the questions with the correct answers. Ss listen again to check. check their answers in pairs. Ss. then check with answer keys. Answer keys on the wall.
Get Ss' response to listening Instruction: I want you to work in your groups for this. Tell each other about a party you've been to. Try to choose an interesting one. Think about what to say and how to say it. You can use the questions in exercise1 for ideas.(preperation time) We will choose the most interesting party for the class. Monitor, help when needed. Take notes, corrections on the W/B.
Ask Ss if they gave a party, what sort of a party would it be? what heme would it be? place? who would they invite?