free time activities
pre-int A2 level
to raise ss awareness of the use of time phrases and frequency through a reading and listening exercise so that ss can use them in spoken and written exercises.
to practice vocabulary and colocations of free time activities
Procedure (40-46 minutes)
quick recap colocations from previous lesson board - go - play -do - go to shout out activities and have ss shout out answer e.g. "jogging" - "go" " judo" - "do"
flash - card of British person and Turkish person and elicit James Bond - Kemal Sunal Flash some typical British / Turkish activities and ask ss to decide if it is Turkish or British cup of tea glass of tea pub cafe fish n chips backgammon Pre-teach vocab - elicit these words survey - demonstrate doing a survey % - percentage - check understanding of numbers 0-100 - board some % i.e. 46% - 23% etc. and ask ss Adult X child gardening flash card
Ask ss to read the first paragraph and ask which of the activities one the board British people like to do - feedback - responses
Ask ss to read the text and to guess which answer they think is correct. Ss work in pairs
ask ss for their guesses - board replies
ss listen to text one time and check if their guesses were correct or not
ask ss if their "boarded" answers / guesses were right or wrong. Elicit who guess all correctly ? one wrong etc.
board example sentences from the text British usually eat fish n chip once a month British are always happy when socialising British people go on holiday twice a year Say "I'm going to underline some important words" underline - usually and once a month elicit the "important" words from the other sentences elicit "how often do you....?" Draw a line above the sentences and mark with a ? (If problems fill in some letters H .... o ....
draw times of frequency on the board 0 -100% less --- most often stick target phrases on the board - give one or two examples ask ss tp work in pairs and order the phrases feedback answers - invite ss to board to arrange