To give Ss practice in reading for gist, specific information and detail in the context of adults living at home.
To give Ss practice in speaking using present simple and to review vocabulay related o family.
Procedure (33-45 minutes)
Teacher draws a family tree on the board writing his/her name on it. Then continues to write the names of four or five family members in a list next to it. After that, talks about his/her family members so Ss can figure out who’s who. Finally, T asks Ss to copy it on their notebooks and complete it. Ss can ask any Q they want to help them finish.
T shows Ss a photo of a castle and asks: what’s this? Elicit: castle. T says: the word beautiful is for women. What about men? Elicit: handsome. T acts as if he’s thinking about something and asks what am I doing? Elicit: thinking. T says in English you can say: in my opinion = I think
T asks some Ss: How old are you? Do you live with your parents? Why/why not? Ss ask and answer the Qs in the speaking exercise in pairs. T asks Ss: Who can you see in the picture? Elicit: a man. How old is he?
T says there's a problem about this man and then asks Ss to read the article to find out. Teacher says: you have 2 minutes. when Ss have finished, they check their answers in pairs. After that, the teacher takes feedback.
T writes on the board: Andy has/doesn’t have a sister. Ss choose the answer: Andy has a sister. Note: they can add her name. Emily. T asks Ss to read again and underline correct answer in ex.2 when they have finished, they check in pairs. Finally, W/C feedback
T asks Ss to sit in groups of four. Then T writes these three questions on the board and asks Ss to ask each other these Qs. T reminds Ss that it's important to write their partners names as they're going to report to the teacher afterward. Q: Why does Andy live at home? e.g. Andy lives at home because ….. Q: Do you know anyone like Andy? e.g. Yahya knows someone like Andy. His name's Mehmet. Q: Do you live at home? e.g. Nevim lives at home. FB at the end.