Elementary (A2) level
To provide clarification and practice of "Extreme Sports" in the context of "Which extreme sport would you rather try?"
To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of "which extreme sport would you rather try?"
To provide inference reading practice using a text about "Extreme Sports" in the context of "Adrenaline Rush"
Procedure (32-46 minutes)
- T asks ss if they like sports or not. (T expects answer from 2 or 3 ss maximum). - T asks ss if they know about dangerous sports or not. (T expects yes/no answers, maybe ss will yes like x sport). - T shows the ss 2 pictures on the PowerPoint. (Personal photos of sky diving and hiking). - T asks ss to check in pairs if they would like to try some of these sports or not. (1 minute).
Ss will be asked to answer a question then, T or F. - T explains that ss need to get only the main idea and read quickly. - T gives ss one minute. - T asks the ss to answer the question. - T asks ss to check their answers together. - T asks ss to read again but check T or F. (2 minutes) - T asks ss to check their answers together. - Feedback is provided. (Projector)
- T explains 5 new words that might be hard for ss. - The words are: "Motor biking, Caving, Bungee jumping, Mountain biking, Scuba diving, Rafting, Skiing, Sky diving, Snowboarding, Water skiing, Ice climbing and Parkour " - T follows the lexis analysis sheet.
- T asks ss to fold their papers. - T answers the first one with them. - T asks ss to answer excercise a (HO2). - T gives ss (3 minutes) to answer. - T asks ss to check their answers in pairs. - T asks ss to unfold their papers.
- Demonstrate this task very carefully with one of the ss. (Nouran please DRILL THE QUESTIONS) - Open pairs, then, closed pairs. - Write the question form and keywords for expressing opinions on the white board. - Provide ready-made handout similar to the board in case time was short and also because some ss like to practice from paper. - Get ss to exchange pairs if necessary (Time). - T monitors and gives language feedback at the end.