Verb phrases (play the guitar etc)
To provide clarification and practice of verb + collocate in the context of TV competition
To provide deduction listening practice using a recording about verb phrases in the context of TV competition
Procedure (28-44 minutes)
- T greets Ss - T explains the term "collocation".
- T elicits collocations by displays some pictures for Ss to guess collocates. (have breakfast, do homework, make money) etc. In exercise 1 Vocabulary - T tells Ss to match the verbs in blue to the words/phrases in green.
- T explains, For example, in English I “do exercise” not “make exercise”: “do” collocates with “exercise.”
In exercise 2 Listening. - T asks Sts if you watch this kind of programme and why (not)? - T tells Ss to explain the pictures - T asks Ss to read the questions 1-9 in 1 min. - after listening to the recording Ss answer the questions in pairs. -T put Ss in pairs to give each singer a score. - Ss then listen to recording 5.3 to guess which singer they want to win a place in the show. - In the last recording 5.4, elicit what the judges said about each person
- In this activity, students begin by completing some collocations associated with free time activities. (in pairs or in groups)