Make more room for friends and memories
To provide fluency and accuracy speaking practice in a conversation in the context of online friends
To provide practice and clarification of language used for asking for information and Discussing in the context of e-mail friends
Procedure (46-60 minutes)
I will ask the Ss about their use of social media and If they have online friends. Then, I will write the name of the website "Find a friend.com" on the board and ask them "why do you think people use this website?" Finally, I will show them a picture of Teresa and ask them" What do you think she is doing?"
I will Set the first task by giving the students the first HO and I will ask them to read the text quickly and answer the questions. Students will read and answer the questions. Then, they will check their answers in pairs. I will monitor and give help if needed. Finally, I will provide oral feedback. I will set the second task by dividing the students into A&Bs. I will give students (B) information about Marina and Joao and ask them to complete the table with their information and give students (B) information about Sofia and Peter and ask them to complete the table with their information. I will make sure that they understand what they are going to do. Then, Students will read about the characters and complete the table. After that, Students (A)check their answers together and students (B) check their answers together. I will give students A&B an HO for the correct answers about their characters to check their answers. ©
1- I will Point to the first column of the table and ask them: (how can we ask about nationality, age, occupation, interests, and languages?) 2- I will elicit this useful language that they'll use for the coming speaking task. 3- I will Drill the useful language that they need and write them on the board so that the students can use it later
I will ask the SS to ask each other questions to complete the four columns of the table. Then, Students will start asking and answering the questions using the target language. Ss will work in pairs. I will monitor and note down any mistakes. I will end the task by giving Feedback and correct any mistakes that they might have done.
1- I will open a discussion about which one is the best email friend for Teresa. 2- I will elicit useful language during discussion 3- I will drill the pronunciation for the language they need and write them on the board.
I will ask the Ss to work in a group and decide who is the best e-mail friend for Teresa and why. 2- I will ask the Ss to choose the worst choice for Teresa to be an e-mail friend, and why? 3-I will Provide feedback to correct any mistakes and praise any good uses of the language
I will provide feedback for the students by correcting any mistakes and praise any good uses of the language.