Upper Intermediate level
To provide specific information, deduction and inference listening practice using a text about happiness in the context of winning the lottery
To provide clarification of unfamiliar words in the context of winning the lottery
To provide fluency speaking practice in a discussion in the context of money and happiness
Procedure (38-57 minutes)
-T asks Ss their names and a few things about themselves -T shows rules of the betting game on the screen. -T models a question and shows how the betting works -The class plays the betting game -T sums up the bets for everyone and asks how these T bucks make them feel. -You suddenly got some T bucks. How do you feel? -Are you happier than when you had nothing? -You had some the you lost, how did that make you feel?
-T elicits words from the students with a situation/ context -T displays definition of the word -T drills pronunciation -T asks about stress
-T shows questions on the board and asks Ss to SS them -T puts SS in BORs to discuss their answers in pairs for 3 minutes -T gets feedback from Ss
-T shows Ss the questions and asks them to identify the points made on the recording -Ss listen to the recording, working individually. (2 minutes) -T displays the AK and asks for feedback
-T will play the recording again, asking students to take notes if they'd like (the students may want to skip this stage if they remember) -T will play a new recording on a similar theme, again asking the students to listen carefully. -T will ask students to compare and contrast the two recordings, looking for similar points and finding different opinions. -T puts students in BORs to discuss and work in pairs for 5 minutes. -T asks Ss for feedback.
-T will ask students What would they do if they won the lottery? Would their happiness level change? Do they agree with the recordings? -T puts students in BORs to discuss. -T asks Ss for feedback. *This stage could be extended if there is leftover time.