Speaking ( Echo questions)
upper intermediate (B 2) level
In the main aim students will be able to make echo questions for the statements. They will be able to raise the tone of their voices high at the end of the echo questions to indicate surprise.They will act out being excited by using a wide range of intonation and exaggerated stress on key words. They will understand in echo questions that, He does know the answer, but this type of question is used when the speaker wants to check they have understood correctly or when they want to express surprise or even shock.
They will be able to understand listening part completely and discuss about it,
Procedure (43-48 minutes)
-T shows a picture to SS, and asks to think about this picture, and express their ideas -T asks 4 specific questions and writes them on the board about an exciting phone call that they've ever had - T asks them to talk about those questions in pairs then as a whole class
-T focuses on the photos and identifies Isabel and Rick. -T plays the recording and gets students to follow in their books. -T puts students in pairs to discuss the questions. -T checks the answers through answer key -T elicits one or two of Isabel’s lines as examples. puts students in pairs to complete her lines. - T encourages them to use modal verbs and expressions from the lesson where appropriate and monitors and helps as necessary
-T plays the recording of the conversation and lets students compare their wording. -T checks the phrasal verb and words with SS, through eliciting, telling story and matching the definitions. -T elicits the part which tells specific information from SS - SS talk about it in pairs then as a whole class
-T shows echo questions to SS (They are statements with rising intonation at the end) via power point, and asks them to take a look at it by themselves. -T puts students in pairs to take turns making echo questions for the statements. -T encourages them to raise the tone of their voices high at the end of the echo questions to indicate surprise. -T monitors carefully and notes any errors. -T encourages them to raise the tone of their voices high at the end of the echo questions to indicate surprise again.
- T plays the recording so they can compare their responses with the ones given - T plays it again and drill chorally - T monitors carefully and notes any errors for giving feedback to SS - T encourages them to raise the tone of their voices high at the end of the echo questions to indicate surprise again and again. - T plays it again and drill chorally - T uses role play in the class