Teaching Practice 4
To provide practice of functional language: Making Suggestions in the context of real life situations.
To provide functional language practice for fluency while students use TL chunks in a role playing task.
To practice listening for detail about real life situations of people making suggestions.
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