To provide fluency speaking practice reviewing a book, movie or concert
To practice listening for specific information
Procedure (45-55 minutes)
Ask Ss opinion about the quote about free time Ss are instructed to rate the activities in the exercise from 1 to 4 individually, then find if they have common interests in pairs
Ss are asked to fill a table individually while listening to three different people talking about something they have read or watched . Then compare their answers to each other Questions in the table are: What are they talking about? Did they like it? What is it about? What are its strong points? What are its weak points?
Introduce some useful language Describe what it is It is called.......... It is by............... It was published, produced, performed....in It is about.......... Giving your opinion The acting, story, music....is really brilliant The best thing about it is....... One more thing I like is........ One weak point about it is.......... I would/ wouldn’t recommend it to ........... Elicit from students how to complete the above phrases
ss are asked to choose one thing they have read, watched, listened to and tell their friends about it.You have 5 minutes to prepare, then 1 minute to present What was it? When did you watch/ read/ listen to it? Who is it by? What is it about? What are its strong points? What are its weak points? Do you recommend it?
Jot down their mistakes while presenting whole class feedback and correction