Writing notes or messages
To provide product writing practice of a messages and notes in the context of Family
To provide scan reading practice using a text about family notes in the context of family
Procedure (44-53 minutes)
The teacher sets the scene talking about messages sent by mobile phones or notes written on a fridge.
The teacher first elicit words from the notes and messages. Students read some messages and notes written by other people and then scan the text to find certain information.
The sts look at the texts and notice the different spelling. The teacher makes clarification.
Through exercises students practice using abbreviations. They work in pairs to answer the questions by deleting some words such as articles, pronouns and auxiliary verbs.
The teacher takes their writing notes and provide them with feedback and the use of the language. The teacher writes mistakes on the board.