Upper Intermediate level
To introduce and practice collocations with verbs and prepositions in the context of the American Judicial System.
To provide practice of simple past in the context of the American Judicial System.
To provide accuracy speaking practice in a conversation in the context of crimes and court systems
Procedure (41-20 minutes)
Students are prompted to discuss the following 2 questions in pairs. Do you always follow the law or do you occasionally break the rules (not stopping at stop signs or traffic lights, speeding, breaking some coronavirus restrictions, littering, downloading things illegaly, etc.)? Do you know anyone who frequently breaks the law? What does he/she do?
Students read the text and answer short answer questions in google forms.
Teacher goes over MFPA with students trying to achieve dynamism and participation using a prepared Google Slides presentation.
Using a google forms, students match the correct verb/preposition to the questions provided, filling in the blanks.
Students are given the opportunity to practice Lexis and apply it to their real life. The following questions are projected via Google Slides: Have you ever protested against something? What is something you had difficulty coping with? What is something you succeeded in doing and you are particularly proud of? What jobs/positions would you like to apply to if you could? What is something in you life that has been reduced to less than it was recently? (free time, salary, freedom, social contact, etc.) Class will then to content feedback with the whole class followed by Language Feedback (DEC)