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Task - Describe a favourite place to eat - Speaking
Elementary level

Description

In this lesson, the students will learn about how to describe their favourite place to eat in English through some speaking activities based on conversations. The lesson starts with a worksheet, about the phrases that can be used to describe favourite places to eat, in which the students, in groups, will sort them into the boxes. This is followed by an activity in which the students will, in pairs, prepare to talk about their favourite places to eat, and will talk to each other about them in pairs. Finally, there is another activity in which the students will change their pairs and will report on what his/her partner from the original pair said.

Materials

Abc PowerPoint Slide Show (Pre-Teach Vocabulary)
Abc Worksheet
Abc Whiteboard
Abc Cutting Edge Handout
Abc Blank Page

Main Aims

  • To provide accuracy speaking practice in a conversation in the context of restaurants.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide practice of language used for descriptions in the context of restaurants.

Procedure

Warm Up (6-8 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage the students

The teacher will show some pictures about some kinds of restaurants, will elicit and will drill their names, and will show where to stress these names.

Worksheet (6-8 minutes) • To have the students prepare to use the phrases

The students will be given a worksheet on which there are nine phrases. The students will sort the phrases, in groups, into the boxes. The teacher will drill the phrases and will show where to stress the phrases.

Exercise 1a (2-4 minutes) • To have the students take notes in English

A blank page and a handout will be given to each student. Students will, individually, think about and take some notes about their favourite place to eat.

Exercise 1b (2-4 minutes) • To have the students prepare to have a basic conversation in English

The students will prepare to talk about their favourite place to eat. They need to use the phrases on page 57. When necessary, the teacher will help the students for any words/phrases they need.

Exercise 2 (8-10 minutes) • To have the students have a basic conversation in English

The students will, in pairs, talk to each other about the favourite place to eat. They will use the phrases in the worksheet when talking. They need to take notes as they listen to help them in the next task.

Exercise 3 (8-10 minutes) • To have the students have a deep conversation in English

The students will change pairs and will report on what the person from their original pair said.

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