Elementary, A1-A2 level
To provide fluency and accuracy speaking practice in a comparing task in the context of different neighbors
To provide practice of the present continuous in the context of neighbors
Procedure (32-42 minutes)
Students will listen to T's talking about her neighborhood and its people and ask about their neighborhood.
*Students will be divided into two groups A&B. *Ss will receive two pictures and they have to talk about each picture in their groups. ICQs: Do you work with your your partners? Yes Do you write something or Talk? Talk
T will use the feedback on language accuracy of the previous stage as a lead-in for the current stage. * T will write Ss' mistakes on the board and ask them to correct them in order to review the grammar. * T will clarify present continuous tense with asking CCQs: Is it about "Now" ? Yes Is it (pointing to a sentence on the board) finished or continuous? Continuous * T will write the form on the board
* Ss will work in pairs (One A & one B). *Ss must talk about their pictures without showing them and the partner must find the differences. ICQs: Are the pictures different? Yes Do you show you pictures to your partner? No Do you write or talk? Talk Do you circle the differences? Yes Feedback on content: Ss must show their pictures and check their answers. * Ss must talk about their own neighbors in group. *ICQs: Do you talk about the pictures? No
*Feedback on the content: Ss have to talk about their partners. *Feedback on language accuracy: Ss will receive their mistakes on the papers and they have to correct it in their groups. Then, they have to write the correct ones on the board.