To provide practice of the passive voice in the context of ancient wonders of the world
To provide practice of ancient sights and historical landmarks in the context of ancient wonders of the world
To provide specific information listening practice using a text about unlocking mysteries of the pyramids in the context of the ancient wonders of the world
To provide fluency speaking practice in a ranking task in the context of the ancient wonders of the world
Procedure (45-59 minutes)
brief discussion about pictures of the wonders of the world
a listening audio about the pyramids consolidated by questions in the passive voice
divide SS into groups assigning each a different ancient wonder of the world. SS are assisted by elicited prompts and then assigned a task to collect more info about these ancient wonders.
using the prompts, SS are give time to collect info about a specific wonder of the world.give each group a few minutes to brainstorm and assign roles to various group members. go round giving support where necessary. Surely students will be asking lots of questions at this time. Go around and provide more guidance to students. Students must jot down important points on a rough work paper during this time.
A spokesperson or group leader reports back to the class. During this time students listen carefully to every group and later decide which one is best.
elicit marker sentences form context use for clarification of the meaning the form and the pronunciation. also, asking CCQ questions
in groups, students rank the ancient wonders of the world from least to most interesting.