Narelle Brownlie / TP3 / Dialogue Practice: Lifestyle page 15
to practise speaking for fluency in the context of dialogues
to have the students asking and responding to questions using the present simple tense
to highlight the importance of pronunciation and stress
Procedure (33-45 minutes)
T. does a short puppet show with herself interviewing a character called "Muffy". T asks the character if he wants to attend a party. He responds with "No,...I like to be alone."
T will divide the class into 2 groups - Narelle Group and Muffy Group. Following the script of the dialogue, Ss will model T. *******ICQs - How many groups? Who is in which group? What are you going to do?
******CCQs - Does Muffy like parties? Why? What does 'alone' mean? Is M a 'people person'?What does 'people person' mean? - Ss respond - Show Ss the questionnaire sheet titled 'Are you a People Person' - Tell students there are 5 Qs. Advise they can only choose one answer per Q. Model an eg. - Advise Ss to work in pairs - Confirm a 5 minute limit & ICQ aforementioned guidelines. Hand out W/S - Next show questionnaire results W/S. - Advise Ss to complete with same partner - Confirm a 5 minute limit - Invite individual Ss to tell class about their partner/personal results
T poses Q - Do you agree/disagree with your results?. Clarification Q if Ss don't understand the concept of agree/disagree - Are you a people person? Yes / No? Can you give me an example?
T writes on W/B - "Do you want to go.......? (for a coffee. for a walk, to the shops etc) T writes on W/B - Yes, sure!............No, thanks! T gives each student a name tag and a picture card T tells Ss that they must first introduce themselves to another S and then invite that S as per the picture card activity