Youssef Gergis Youssef Gergis

Make more room for friends and memories
Elementary level

Description

In this lesson, SS will develop their speaking skills in the context of making online friends. This lesson starts by opening a discussion about social media and why we use it followed by preparing the students through a reading task. Then eliciting the questions and the sentences from the useful language. Finally, there will be a speaking task followed by the teacher's feedback.

Materials

Abc Pictures
Abc Cutting edge elementary book, p.39,138,140

Main Aims

  • To provide fluency and accuracy speaking practice in a conversation in the context of online friends

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide practice and clarification of language used for asking for information and Discussing in the context of e-mail friends

Procedure

Warmer/Lead-in (6-8 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

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?"

Preparation (5-7 minutes) • To provide a model of production expected in coming tasks through reading

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. ©

Useful Language (A) (7-9 minutes) • To highlight and clarify useful language for coming productive tasks

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

Speaking task (A) (8-10 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice target productive skills

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.

Useful Language (B) (6-8 minutes) • To provide feedback on students' production and use of language

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.

speaking task(B) (10-12 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice target productive skills

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

Feedback and Error Correction (4-6 minutes) • To provide feedback on students' production and use of language

I will provide feedback for the students by correcting any mistakes and praise any good uses of the language.

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