Teaching Practice 4
To provide practice of functional language: Making Suggestions in the context of real life situations.
To practice listening for detail about real life situations of people making suggestions.
To provide functional language practice for fluency while students use TL chunks in a role playing task.
Procedure (34-45 minutes)
T to class: I need your help. I have plans to visit Mexico after Coronavirus. Can you give me a few suggestions on where to visit? What to do? -T elicits a few ideas from learners. Write learners ideas on white board
-Instructions: Learners will listen to a script for details. -Learners will receive a link to complete ex. 2a as a guided task for meaning. -*BEFORE SUBMITTING, Learners will share and discuss their answers with a partner in the chat. -T share answer key for grading. -T conducts OCFB
Meaning: This target language is used to make suggestions to people in various situations. These are not obligations, but more like encouragements towards a particular decision. As can be heard in the recording, this language is neutral. It can be used informally with friends and family as well as formally with customers or when a person you first meet. CCQs Is this an obligation? No Can I decline the suggestion? Yes Form: Shall+verb (base form) Why don’t+verb (base form) Let’s+verb (base form) How about+verb+ing You could+verb (base form) What about+verb+ing CCQs: Can the chucks be changed with different words? No Can we conjugate the verbs to all other tenses? No Pronunciation: Which sentence has a rising intonation and which one has a falling intonation? Shall I get something for dinner tonight? Why don’t we have pasta? How do we pronounce the following words/phrase? Do they link? • How about (linking) • Let’s (contraction) • You could (no linking, weak form of could) After completing the task, I will conduct both choral and individual drills.
-Instructions: You will receive a google form in the chat, complete the form individually, then compare your responses in the chat with a partner. Taken from ex. 4 -ICQs: Are you writing in the chat to your partner or to everyone? Partner. -Are you completing the form as a group or individually? individually 1. Let’s go/going/to go for a meal after class. 2. How about play/playing/to play football. 3. Why don’t we/we don’t/we will stay in tonight? 4. Do/shall/would we go out and buy some sandwiches? 5. You could buy/buying/to buy some sunglasses for her birthday. -Once form is completed and students have compared their answers. Share answers on the screen. -T conducts OCFB
-Instructions: Your friend is staying with an American family for a month and wants to take present for them from your country. Taken from ex. 3 Write 4 suggestions of what you friend would take, then share these suggestions with your partner in the breakout room. -T demos -T rotates from room to room assuring students understand the task and answer any questions. Learners will switch partners if time allows. -Learners return to main room. -T conduct OCFB
- T conducts OCFB - T conducts Delayed Error Correction