Teaching Practice 7
Beginner, A1 level
To teach key vocabulary about crimes
to practice listening for the gist
To practice detailed reading
to practice speaking about crimes for fluency
Procedure (36-47 minutes)
Teacher shows SS the pictures of Arka Sokaklar (Back Streets, a Turkish TV Serial) and CSI. Elicits from SS that these are serials about solving crimes, lives of detectives, etc. Teacher tells SS that today their theme is crimes. Teacher pairs SS up and tells them to talk about the TV serials for 2'.
Teacher gives instructions and distributes the chunks. Students are to make sentences with their partners, then they will write their answers on the WB. This activity will do helpful for kinaesthetic learners. Once SS finish writing their answers on the WB, teacher makes sure everybody is clear with the new vocab with CCQs and pictures. Teacher defines new words then does drilling.
Teacher introduces the people and a couple of new vocab before playing the recording. (key words: fire!, help!, look out!, ex-wife, jacket, detective) The task for the listening is: 1) What do John Kellarman and Dana Diaz do? 2) Does Mr.Magnus know Peter Gordon? Possible answers: 1)They work with the Crime Scene Department. They are detectives. 2) Yes. They work at the same factory.
Teacher divides SS in groups of 3. There are Kellerman, Diana and Magnus. SS read the dialogue. and decide if Magnus killed Mr. Gordon.
Teacher distributes T/F sentences. Students with their pairs has to decide whether the given sentences are True or False.
Teacher pairs SS up, and introduces a caricature which involves a murder. SS discuss about what might have happened to the victim, and how he might have ended up in that overhead baggage place.
During the lesson teacher monitors the class closely, and at the end of the hour, teacher correct some of the Ss' mistakes without putting anybody on the spot.