The students will practice fluency and accuracy speaking in a discussion in the context of Dreams & Reality
The students will scan and practice a deduction reading through a text about The American dream in the context of Dreams & Reality
Procedure (35-46 minutes)
The T set a review task on which the students revise some of the meaning and the spelling of some words they've learned previously. T gives instructions introducing the word (regardless) and then, he gives handouts. Ss work individually while T is monitoring. T checks the answers, gives feedback and asks the students to find the secret word (AMERICAN). * If Ss couldn't manage to find the word, T gives hints (look at the letters vertically)
T writes the secret word on the board (American). T elicits/shows the phrase " American dream". Using the same phrase, T introduces the word (Capable). Ss in pairs discuss the sentence (I'm living the American dream). T checks the answers and the background knowledge (meaning of the sentence ? /is it about +/- feeling) and gives feedback.
Ss read individually the text. In pairs they discuss the questions. ** T monitors the activity and takes notes. Ss swap partners to expand the discussion. T checks answers and gives feedback. ** If it's Ok, the grouping can be based on the students' (stature) to be pre-taught.
T set the last activity which is a presentation. In pairs, Ss prepare and perform a conversation that has to end up with (I'm living the American dream). T monitors the activity and takes notes for a delayed feedback. Ss watch the presentations while T is monitoring. Ss give feedback on their production while, T comments on the use of the language