VHS Headway B1+ (Thursday 19.11.20)
To provide gist, scan and detailed reading practice using a text about football in the context of the development of football from its origins to the worldwide sport it is today.
To provide fluency speaking practice in a discussion in the context of football
Procedure (42-57 minutes)
SS brainstorm words and expressions connected with football e.g. footballer, football team/coach/fan/club/player/match/stadium/field etc. Pre-check vocab/pronunciation: chaos /keɪɒs/, half-time rules, to kick, side (team), posts, to host/co-host (a competition), to qualify, waste ground Ex 1 p. 84 love/hate football - show of hands, why? - elicit a few reasons from class.
Ex 2, p.84 SS skim the first + last paragraph of text and answer the questions. Class feedback.
Elicit a few suggestions about how football began. Ex 3, p.84 SS read (about 5 minutes) text and answer questions. Class feedback.
SS read first sentence and guess the continent. Check ans in text. SS/pairs ans rest of ques, checking in text. Class check.
P.84 What do you think?