TP 5 LP Catherine Gallagher
To provide ss with free practice of the target language focusing on fluency
To provide clarification and practice of lexis in the context of days, dates, months and ordinal numbers
Procedure (42-49 minutes)
Ss go to breakout rooms to talk in pairs (or a group with three) about celebrations and Mexican holidays. These occasions have a date on the calendar.
T shows ss S2 with the calendar and asks ss todays date which ss see. Ss see the calendar therefore the meaning is clear. T models months and ss repeat same, sometimes together and other times individually. T models ordinal numbers and ss repeat same, together and individually. Ordinal numbers are done in stages 1st - 7th, 8th - 12th, 13th - 19th, 20th - 29, 30. Attention is given to 'th'
Ss are introduced to the content language needed for the fluency task on slides 5, 6 and 7
Ss go to breakout rooms and are paired with different partners for each speaking task. T monitors and listens for any errors which can be corrected in OCFB T listens for any lexis that can be reformulated in OCFB Speaking task 1: Ss do speaking task on slide 8 . They advise their partner of activities to do on certain dates in December. Speaking task 2: Ss give their partners four dates that are special to them and talk a little bit about it. Speaking task 3: to be decided
OCFB and DEC Give any delayed error correction and reformulate lexis if appropriate.