For students to learn functional language used to agree or disagree as well as to have practice using it.
For students to gain some practice in their speaking skills
Procedure (40-41 minutes)
1. T asks questions about how well students are doing.
1. T shows Ss two questions: "Which laws help the environment?" "Do you agree with these laws?" 2. Ss brainstorms and share their ideas with the entire group
1. T plays a recording of three native speakers discussing a new law. 2. Ss must listen and decide which speakers agree and which disagree with the new law. 3. T conducts OCFB for this question. 4. T plays the audio again. 5. This time, Ss must write any phrases they listen to that are used for agreeing or disagreeing. 6. OCFB
1. T shows the Guided Discovery Task on screen as he gives instructions. 2. Ss work on the GDT in pairs 3. T monitors
1. T elicits answers from Ss 2. If there is disagreement, T asks CCQs.
1. T elicits from students some elements of form 2. T elicits the sentence stress from the students. 3. T drills the pronunciation with the entire class as well as individually
1. Ss work individually unscrambling scrambled phrases. 2. T monitors and shows himself available should students have questions.
1. T elicits answers from Ss 2. If Ss answers differ, T helps clarify.
1. T shows Ss two questions they must discuss: "What is one law you agree with and one law you disagree with? Do you agree with your partners?" 2. Ss discuss 3. T monitors
1. T elicits from students what their partners said during the free practice task.
1. T shows Ss four sentences: two correct and two incorrect. 2. Ss must discuss which sentences are correct 3. The incorrect sentences are improved upon