CELTA TP 8 Teamwork
Pre Intermediate level
To produce language relating to personal qualities in the context of teams
To practise using adjectives with and without prefix forms to denote positive and negative connotation
Procedure (30-45 minutes)
T. will show the class a drawing of a team. Qs - What is this? What other teams are there? ie. Families, Work teams etc. Are there good team and bad teams? Point to one of the characters in the drawing - What qualities should/shouldn't he have to help make his team successful?
T. provides W/S 'Team'. Checks that Ss understands the sub headings 'Skills' and 'Values' etc Hands out the Personal Qualities list and tells Ss to place them under the subheadings. T. models an example. Ss work in group/s. **********time limit advised WC check
T. introduces the Prefix W/S. Focus - the form is used to give opposite meaning and gives the words negative conotations. In Groups Ss match the prefixes to the adjectives T. models an example. ***Time frame. WC check
T. writes Good Team/Bad Team...on WB. Sets the first scenario - Team meeting - good boss with good team. Provides WC with character role-play cards. Advises Ss that they use the info on the cards and act out the parts. Ss use TL but are encouraged to be creative and to use stress for emphasis ............ Second scenario - Film set - bad boss with bad team (S. Spielberg, Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt) Same guidelines as first scenario ...... A few mins provided prior to each role-play to allow Ss to read the cards and ready for the tasks. .
T. asks Ss Q. - the best team experience? - WC feedback