By the end of the lesson, students will have practised their writing skills in the context of a hotel's review
Students will also practise lexis connected with description of a place
Procedure (36-44 minutes)
T greets students and shows the first slide. T:Do you remember when was the last time you stayed somewhere on holidays? Do you book online? Do you read comments of people who went there?
T shares screen with students for them to see the hotel review and sends a doc with the text. T: I stayed at this hotel. Read my review. T Where is it? Would you like to go there?
T How many paragraphs did I use? Sts 4 What information is in part 1? Sts: Why I went there T continues elicit what information is in each paragraph: P2, What is best about the place, P3, accommodation and services, P4 final comments. (Students will have this task in their word doc sheet and at the same time T highlights it on the screen). T: What kind of language do I use? Formal? Informal? Both? Yes, both, it's neutral/semi-formal. T: What words do I use to describe the place, the food, the service? Students might mention some adjectives, T points at them and also adverbs. T: How do I link ideas? T points at some linking expressions used.
T Think of a place you've been to and write a review. T sends link to the collaborative google slides for students to write in each slide. Send them the useful expressions in a google doc. T: You have 20 minutes to write your review. You can use the useful expressions to help you. You can ask me any questions in the chat. T Monitors and gives immediate feedback on students' work and make comments in the comments section of the slides if necessary.
T: Check each other's writing. Follow the checklist. Set students into breakout rooms and give them the checklist. Students get each other's feedback in break out rooms