The pink and blue project (Toys)
To provide clarification and practice of toys of children and sterotypes in the context of The pink and blue project
To provide gist listening practice using a text about The pink and blue project in the context of children and stereotypes
Procedure (38-50 minutes)
- T greets Ss - T asks questions to lead Ss to the topic What comes to mind when hear the word 'toy'? What are you favorite toys? Do you still play with toys? Are toys too expensive? Are toys good or bad? If you could be a toy, what would you be? How are today's toys compare to those you played with as a child? - T asks every Ss a question?
- T displays photos of toys to Ss to guess their names - T makes sure what they are all made of - T Models and drills pronunciation - T discusses which toys fall into which of the three categories in the instructions. 4a - T gets some feedback
- T focuses one two photos in 4b - T asks Ss what they think the artist is saying? - T elicits as many opinions as possible
In 4c - T Tells Ss they are going to listen to a program about children and stereotypes - Ss then, answer couple of questions - T plays the audio again if Ss don't understand In 4d - T gives Ss some time to read the activity - T tells Ss that they are going to listen to the same recording again and answer the activity - Ss discuss their answers together S vs S
- T clarifies the meaning and usage of the word 'Stereotype' - T gives examples of bad and good stereotype
Speaking free practice In 4e - T sends Ss in pairs to breakout rooms to discuss the questions and give personal opinions. - T may give his opinion to one or two of the questions.