Liliana Fernanda Del Villar Arias Liliana Fernanda Del Villar Arias

TP2 Lexis
Pre-intermediate level

Description

In this lesson students will practice collocations and verbal phrases with the word "look". The lesson begins with a game for the students to guess the name of 4 Hollywood stars who share the same first name. Afterwards, the students will be introduced to the target language through a short text about two photographers meeting in a red carpet event. Students will perform a reading for gist task, and then the clarification of the four collocations will begin. Students will identify their meaning on there own through an online game. To check understanding, students will be asked to match sentences with images and asked CCQs. Form and pronunciation will be clarified before a controlled practice exercise in which students will fill in the blank sentences with the correct collocations. Students will perform end the class with a communicate task in which they will imagine they are Hollywood stars, come up with anecdote of life in lockdown and present it to the rest of the class as if they were in a talk show. Delayed error corrections will be conducted at the end.

Materials

Abc Zoom Whiteboard
Abc Zoom Breakout Rooms
Abc Zoom Chatbox
Abc Zoom Screenshare

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification, controlled practice and free practice of collocations with the word "look" (e.g. look like, look after, look forward to, have a look at) in the context of Hollywood actors.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To enable students to practice there fluency speaking skills by making up anecdotes of life in lockdown in the context of Hollywood stars.
  • To enable students to practice their reading for general understanding in the context of photographers meeting in a red carpet event.

Procedure

Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To set the lesson context and engage students

• Greetings and ask the students how they are doing. • Tell the students that they will start this part of the lesson with a guessing game. • Tell the students that as a class, they have to guess the first name of 4 Hollywood actors. They all share the same first name. • Explain that they will have to guess the name based on 5 written clues, an image that will be revealing itself, and a background song that is in one of their movies. • Tell the students they only have 5 seconds between each written and visual clue, and that they can say possible answers all throughout the game. • Their objective as a class is to guess the game before time's up and the name appears on the screen. • Open the Genially presentation: https://bit.ly/30s57zK • Share screen with sound. • Change slides every 5 seconds. • Be attentive of students' responses and encourage their guesses. • Let them know when the last clue is about to appear. • At the end of the game, stop sharing screen. ICQs • How many names do you have to guess? One. • Do the 4 actors share the same first name? Yes. • How long do you have? Until the last clue.

Exposure (8-10 minutes) • To introduce the students to the target language within the context of a text and give them initial confidence recognizing the lexis of the lesson in use.

• Tell the students they will read a dialogue between two people who meet in the red-carpet. • Open the Flipbook: https://bit.ly/2Ytlmdd • Share the screen. • Tell the students that their task is to choose the best summary of the text out of three options. Stress out that they can only choose one option. • Show the students the text and tell them not to worry about the words in red. Reassure them that the only thing they have to do is focus on the general idea to choose the best summary. • Show the students that they can find the possible summaries they have to choose from for their gist task in page 2. • Tell the students they have to submit their answers through a Google Form whose link is under the three possible summary options (https://bit.ly/37ibuHt). • Click on the link and show them the Google Form for their answer submission. • Stop sharing the screen. • Tell the students they have 3 minutes to read the text and submit their answer. • Send the Flipbook link through Chatbox and the Google Form link in case they cannot access through Flipbook. • Monitor potential students needs. • Monitor submitted answers through https://bit.ly/3f62Mib. • Conduct Open Class Feedback with the answers of the students when the time's up. ICQs • How many options can you choose? One. • How long do you have for the task? 3 minutes. • Do you have to click on the link to go to Google Forms? Yes.

Clarification (8-10 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

• Open the Flipbook on page 1. • Share the screen. • Draw the attention of the students to the words in read. • Ask them what is common between the 4 phrases. Elicit the use of the word "look" in each of them. • Open Notepad, and ask them to read out loud the phrases they find. Write them on Notepad in a large font. • Tell the students that for the rest of the lesson, they will be working just on those four phrases or collocations. MEANING • Tell them that the first thing they will do is figure out the meaning of the phrases. • Open the Genially Presentation: https://bit.ly/3fp8yf9. • Tell the students they will do an activity similar to last week's in which they had to figure out the meaning of some words within a sentence. Tell them that this time the sentences come from the text so that they already know the story behind. Compare the sentences with the original text. • Show the first question as an example. • Tell them they have 5 minutes to complete the task. • Shop sharing screen. • Share link through Chatbox. • Monitor potential needs. CHECKING UNDERSTANDING • Once they are done, tell them they all work together as a class on the next exercise. • Open the Genially presentation: https://bit.ly/37iZ16q. • Share screen. • Tell the students they have to choose the right image for each sentence. • Nominate students to answer. • After each question, ask CCQs for each collocation with "look" (See Target Language Sheet for CCQs). • Stop sharing screen. FORM • Open the Google slides: https://bit.ly/3e9x57m. • Share screen. • Go over form eliciting answers from students. • Stop sharing screen. PRONUNCIATION • Open the Google slides: https://bit.ly/2C3zoLl. • Share screen. • Go over form eliciting answers from students. • Stop sharing screen.

Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

• Tell the students they will practice the collocations they reviewed. • Open the Google Form: https://bit.ly/3hiwdPP. • Share screen • Tell the students they will have to fill in the gaps with the right collocation with the word "look". • Show the first question as an example. • Tell the students they have 5 minutes to complete the task. • Tell them that after they submit their answers, if they click on "View Score", they can check if their answers were wrong or right. • Stop sharing screen. • Share link through Chatbox. • Monitor students' potential needs. • Monitor students' answers through https://bit.ly/2XQWEEM. • After they are done, review their answers through open class feedback. ICQs • Do you have to fill in the blanks? Yes. • How many options can you choose? One. • How long do you have to complete the exercise? 5 minutes.

Free Practice (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

• Tell the students that for the next activity they will be working with their partners. • Open the Google Slide: https://bit.ly/2MM2cKf • Share the screen. • Set the slide in Presentation mode. • Ask the students to imagine that their are Hollywood stars. • Tell them to imagine that they have been invited to an online talk-show to share their experiences in lockdown. • Tell them that with their partner, they have to come up with a story and they way they will share the story. • Tell the students they will present the story to the rest of the class as if they were in the actual talk-show. • Specify that they are required to use the target language (look after, look like, look forward to, and have a look at). • Give examples of ways they can use the collocations and verbal phrases in their stories. • Stop sharing screen. • Tell them they have 5 minutes to prepare there story and agree on the way to present it. • Tell them they will have 2 minutes afterwards to present their story to the rest of the class. • Recreate Break-out Rooms. Set the timer for 5 minutes with 10 seconds notice. • Open the Break-out Rooms. • Monitor each Break-out room • Send everyone to Main Room once the time’s up. • As the host of the "talk-show" present each pair as the guests of the show and ask them to share their experiences during this quarantine. Each pair has 2 minutes to talk. • Present the next pair when the time's over. • Keep track of the use of target language. ICQs • Will you be working with your partner? Yes. • Is your story going to be the same as your partner's? Yes. • Do you have to use the phrases: "look after", "look forward to", "look like" and "have a look at"? Yes. • How long do you have to prepare your story and organize yourselves? 5 minutes. • Will you present your story to the rest of the class? Yes.

Language feedback (3-5 minutes) • To help learners notice gaps or differences in the English they hear or used and a correct example.

• The last stage looks to conduct delayed error correction of the lesson, • Share Whiteboard. • Write down phrases that were said by the students that had errors in them. • Elicit the correct answer.

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