To introduce and provide practice of functional language for making phone calls.
To provide listening practice for gist and specific information to contextualize the functional language.
To provide accuracy speaking practice in a functional language in the context for making phone calls.
To elicit students to have a communicative task by using the functional language for making phone calls.
Procedure (35-45 minutes)
T asks SS if they have ever made a phone call in English and how the experience was. T asks SS discuss in pairs the question: "Have you ever made a call or taken a message in English? What happened?" for three minutes (Ex. 3.3.-1, Students' Book). T makes sure SS understand the instructions: ICQs: Will we be talking about real or unreal experience?. Real experience. T elicits students mention the situations (collocations) that they know to make a phone call. "Can you say in which situations we make phone calls?". T writes the students' answers on Joamboard and then compares them with additional collocations for making phone calls. T conducts OCFB.
Gist listening task - SS listen to four people making phone calls (Ex. 3.5, Students' Book). SS choose the reason why the people are phoning (based on Collocations vocabulary). T makes sure SS understand the instructions: ICQs: Are we listening for much detail or just the general topic per conversation? General idea. 5 minutes for this activity. T conducts OCFB. Intensive listening task - SS listen again four conversations and in pairs, SS work in breakout rooms and complete specific information. ICQs: Are we listening for much detail or specific information? Specific information. SS have 3 mins. T checks the answers and conducts OCFB.
In pairs, SS work in breakout rooms and complete a phone conversation with some words given in a box (Ex. 4, Students' Book). 3 minutes. T checks answers with SS. T elicits SS to give ideas about the form of the target language. CCQs to check meaning and form of the functional language: + Which phrases are used to start a call? + Which phrases are used to ask to speak to someone? + Which phrases are used when the person the caller wants is not there? + Which phrases are used to finish the call?. T conducts OCFB and check answers.
T shares students an exercise (Ex. 5A Students' Book) on Google Docs to be completed in pairs and then to practice the conversations. T does CCQs related to the words in the box. Are the words nouns? Yes. Are they verbs? Yes. SS work in pairs for 3 minutes. T conducts OCFB to review the answers. T shares students an exercise (Ex. 6A Students' Book) on Google Docs. SS work in pairs, look at the phrases in bold and match them to problems a) - d). 3 minutes. SS listen and repeat 5 phrases about managing phone problems. T conducts OCFB.
In pairs, SS work in breakout rooms and make a phone call by using the functional language (Ex. 8, Students' Book). T encourages students to think carefully about the words they will use. 6 minutes. T conducts learners feedback and DEC in the use of the functional language.