To provide practice in writing informal emails in the context of using penfriend websites.
To provide practice in reading for details in the same context.
Procedure (40-50 minutes)
I'm going to ask the students CCQS related to the context and discuss them with Ss for example: " Do you have a friend in any other country?". " How do you communicate with each other?" To elicit the answer ( through messages and emails )
Now we are going to read Rosa's email.She sent an email to a friend from another country . Where is she from ? can you take a look to tell me where is she from ? I want you to read this email and match the Rosa's information with these questions. , Demonstrate first 1- My name's Rosa . The question is ( What's your name ? )
I'm going to write an email to a friend So Is it going to be informal or formal email? To elicit the answer .. informal Ask them How can I start the email ? What should I write first ? and elicit the answer Can you tell me other ways that we can start the email ? We can say hi / Hello Is it informal when we say Dear or Sir ? After that How can I end the email ? we can write please write soon or I'm waiting for your replay . Now who are you going ti tell me what is the difference between email and the letter ?
Now, We are going to write a similar email Who are you going to write an email to?
After finishing the email I will ask them to swap their email to each other and correct the mistakes.