vocabulary: body parts, physical description, personality traits
grammar: gerunds and infinitives
grammar: first conditional
speaking: talking about possible future situations
reading for gist and specific information
listening for gist and specific information
Procedure (103-141 minutes)
Have a conversation with the student about his job, interests, motivations for learning english, etc. Tell me about Sanofi. How long have you been working at Sanofi? Tell me about your position at Sanofi. What do you do daily, weekly? Do you travel for work? Where? Tell me about yourself. What do you like to do outside of work? Did you go to University? What did you study?
"When I say the word 'body', what other words come to mind?" Elicit body parts, then physical attributes.
Have student classify the body parts in four categories (handout). Quiz student by having him point to the body parts in the photograph.
Have student match the phrases to definitions, then complete the gap fill using the correct forms of the phrases.
Have student read each statement with the correct phrase, and tell me if he agrees or disagrees. Why? Ask follow up questions.
have student try to categorize the physical attributes into four categories. "What does your partner or ideal partner look like?" "Describe Alesha Dixon"
"Can you see a difference between the two photos?" Elicit - lack of spots, wrinkles, smoother skin, less shadows, hair is neater. "Why do you think the photos look different?" Elicit - they were edited on a computer. Explain that this is called airbrushing.
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read the text quickly to get the general idea and answer the questions in ex. 2
Read the text more carefully to answer the questions in ex. 3
have student read statements in ex. 4 and respond to them.
Have student complete the incomplete examples of the first conditional (HO 7) have student choose the correct underlined words for the rules in ex. 7
complete the gap fill in ex 8 elicit the contraction of ___will = 'll, and 'will not' = won't
demonstrate the rising inflection on the first clause and the falling intonation on the second clause. have student practice reading the examples in ex. 7
have the student do a chain story in the first conditional using the prompts on the handout. be sure to monitor intonation.
"Pretend you are working for an advertising agency, I want you to create slogans for these products using the first conditional." "First, identify the products in each picture. Next, match them with a word or phrase from the box. Then, write a slogan for the product in the first conditional"
First we talked about physical attributes of people, can you tell me about some personality attributes. Describe your (idea) partner. Describe your best friend. "Can you tell what someones personality is like by looking at their hands?" explain that some people can, and we will listen to some people talking about it later.
have student identify fingers. "What do you think you can tell about someones personality and lifestyle from their fingers?"
Have student listen to the six questions and transcribe them. after listening, have student answer the questions about himself using full sentences.
listen to the recording and tick the boxes that they talk about.
listen to the recording and tick the sentences in ex 2 that Daniel thinks are true for him.
have student look at the tape script, specifically the underlined parts. have student identify two verbs in each underlined phrase. Complete active grammar box by circling correct option and filling in verbs from the box.
choose the correct form
complete the handout. have student answer the questions after choosing the correct form.