Future means of transportation, the future tenses
Intermediate, B1 level
To provide students with the appropriate structures to talk about the future
To listen for detail to a video about the next generation vehicles
Procedure (34-44 minutes)
1-Teacher plays a video for the development of the different means of technology around us. 2- Teacher discusses the recent means of technology and the students' most preferable technological tools.
1- Teacher plays a video showing clips for some of the next generation vehicles. 2- Students sit in groups (of 5) according to their choice of the preferable future vehicles.
1- Teacher asks the students in each group to discuss the features of the future vehicle they agreed upon. 2- The students in each group should consider the advantages and disadvantages of their choice. 3- The students should take notes of their ideas to further present them to their peers.
1- Teacher monitors the students during working in their groups on the task. 2- Teacher provides the students with any needed vocabulary or structures for task completion. 3- Teacher take notes for all the language (vocabulary, grammar, phonics) provided to list them on board.
1- The teacher plays the video clips again to be stopped at each vehicle of the shown clips. 2- When the chosen video clip appears, the relevant group of students starts to present their ideas. 3- When a group of students reports on their work to the whole class, the other students in the other groups take notes for follow-up feedback.
1- Teacher thanks all the groups of the students for their work at both levels; group and whole class. 2- Teacher starts a whole group discussion to work out on the compiled list , filled during the task, on the board concerning meaning, pronunciation and form. 3- Teacher also elaborates giving feedback for the language presented by the students during the exchanged content feedback
1- Teacher directs students' attention to the compiled list of vocabulary as well as the expressions of the future shown on the board. 2- Teacher asks students, in their groups, to prepare a poster for a creative shape of vehicle they dream of in the future. The students are also directed to describe this vehicle employing the language discussed on the board. 3- Each poster should be hanged on the wall. 4- All the students, after paying a visit to all the hanged posters, should be ready with sticky notes for each poster. 5- The group's poster that receives the more positive comments will be the winners.