How was your weekend?
To provide clarification, review and practice of Phrases in the context of weekend activities
To provide process and product writing practice of a paragraph in the context of a perfect or a terrible weekend.
Procedure (49-60 minutes)
-Tell ss about your favorite day of the week. -Ask ss ' What's your favorite day of the week? Why? -Ask 'What do you do you do on that day ?' -Tell yours as an example.'I like Saturdays because I can stay in bed all morning' -Get ss to speak with a partner. Ask for theirs partners' favorite days to each ss.
-Place the words on the board: go,watch, play, stay,have. Place the other cut-outs on one side of the board. - Get students to form phrases by matching verbs with the other words. Tell ss that they are activities. Go: shopping ,to the gym, for a walk, to bed, to church/mosque, to a restaurant, to the beach. Watch: TV series, football match, a DVD. Play: computer game, golf, piano. Have: breakfast, dinner,lunch, a drink,a good time. Stay: at home, in bad , with some friends. - Give some time to discuss in pairs and ask them to stand up and do the matching.
-See what they know& they don't know. -Try to elicit the correct matching by pointing out the errors. Teach what you cannot elicit. -Ask CCQs for the phrases you teach. -Drill all of the expressions. (chorally and individually)
-Get them to fill in the blanks with the correct forms of the verbs in the box. Point the expressions of time. (all of them will be in the past form ) - Do the first exercise as the example. - Give ss the gap- fill hand out. Tell them to fold the paper. -They do it alone and check with the partner. Match stronger ss to the weak ones. - Tell them to unfold the hand-out to see the correct answers.
- Elicit past forms of 'lose' and 'win'. Pre- teach if ss don't know. - Show ss the listening hand-out. - Tell them: ' You are going to hear different conversations and circle the correct activity you heard'. - Demonstrate the first as an example. - Play the audio script, get ss to check with partner. - Play again if necessary. - WC F/B
- Elicit/ teach the words 'perfect & terrible.' - Tell them to remember a perfect or a terrible weekend and get them to write about it. - Write questions on the board. Where did you go ? Who did you go with? What did you do? Why was it perfect/ terrible? - Give enough time to write.Monitor and take down errors. - Ask them to read it to a partner. (Change partners) - Do delayed feedback. -