Teaching Practice 3
To provide gist reading practice using a text about being a knife thrower assistant in the context of circus
To provide clarification and practice of the words which are used as noun, verb or both in the context of word formation
Procedure (47 minutes)
T will stick 6 words on WB : entertain - entertainment; buy - buyer ; act - action; cut - cut. Three ss will be chosen to come to the board and categorize the words as noun, verb or both. After ss finishing, T will underline the endings of the words - (-r, -ion, -ment).
T will show two pictures to define the meanings of 'cook' and 'cooker' and two pictures will be shown make the difference between 'discuss' and 'argue' clear. Also one more picture will be introduced to ss to explain 'excitement'. Finally, all the vocabulary will be repeated after T orally.
Ss will be given a HO to group the words according to their type. They will be working in pairs. After ss finish, the answers will be given by T.
Each s will be given the HO and they will circle the correct answer on their own. Then they will ask the questions to their partner and they will answer them. When they finish, T will want them to tell only the words which they have circled such as : 1. interview.
Ss will be shown a picture of a circus. As soon as they say 'circus', the word will be written on the WB by T. Then T will ask ss if they like circuses or not and ss will have a small chat about it. The important thing is T will change some ss' partners in order to avoid speaking with the same person all the time.
The meanings of 'knife-thrower'; 'assist'; 'audience' and 'apologise' will be introduced to ss by showing the pictures for each word.
Ss will be given the interview and read it. Then they will be given questions and they will match the questions with the answers.After finishing, they will check the questions with their partners. Finally, ss will give the answers out loud, T will give feedback accordingly.
Ss will open the folded part of the HO and complete the sentences. When they finish, they will check the answers with their partners.Finally, ss will read out loud the answers and T will correct the errors if necessary.
T will ask the ss whether it is a good idea to be a knife thrower assistant or not and ss will be working in pairs. T will listen them very carefully to detect any mistake of the ss.
Ss will find the nouns and verbs on the list which they have given in the beginning of the lesson by scan reading. Finally, they will tell the answers out loud.