TP8 Writing - Productive Skill
To provide process writing practice of a an email in the context of describing a friend
To provide gist reading practice using a text about an email in the context of describing a friend
Procedure (34-50 minutes)
T shows SS some pictures and asks them to describe the people. T elicits as much vocabulary as he can. T asks SS to describe their friends in pairs. T elicits good and bad qualities they find in their friends
T hands out the task T makes sure SS understand who the two emails from and how we can know T asks SS to read the two emails and answer the questions in 1A in three minutes T asks SS to check in pairs T provides the AK Now T asks SS to correct the five spelling mistakes in 1B individually T asks SS to check in pairs or groups and aks them to run to the board to write them correctly. T asks SS to reread Claudia's email again in two minutes and answer 1C ..........while the paper face down. if there is more time, T can ask more questions like How old is she? What does she do? What do you know about her family? T
T asks SS to look at the highlighted expressions in Claudia's email and put them in the right place in the chart while SS on task, T copy the exercise on the board and write the expressions in the right place T draws some people with different heighs to show the meaning T go through the USEFUL LANGUAGE box and the other expressions on the board.
T asks SS to imagine that they are the ones who have received Stephanie's email and they have to write about one of their friends. T goes through the plan and makes sure they know what to do T hands out a paper for the plan of the email When SS finish, they check in pairs
While monitoring T collects some of the common mistakes SS do. T asks SS to check in pairs. T provides SS with correction.