Speaking lesson (Media)
To provide clarification of language used for giving a review and expressing opinions in the context of Media
To provide review and clarification of Entertainment activities in the context of Media
To provide fluency speaking practice in a Conversation in the context of Entertaining activities
To provide detailed listening practice using a text about Review a book/CD/concert in the context of Entertaining activities
Procedure (45-55 minutes)
Draw students' attention by displaying the power point pictures and eliciting much information from them by asking, e.g. " which of these activities are you really interested in?" Start with activity (survey rank) to get them familiar with the topic. Students rate the survey individually, then compare their opinions.
Elicit, concept check, drill and write any new vocabulary of the following: go to a musical go to a classical concert do to the ballet read novels go to see a play go to a rock concert listen to a music at home play computer games go to the cinema watch TV watch films on DVD Most of the vocabulary displayed on PPT
Students listen to 3 speakers and make notes (provide them with a table to fill in) - pair check then provide tapescript as an answer key. Depending on time, students might discuss their notes with their partners or OC feedback. Presenting some of reviewing and opinion expressions they hear on the audio track and clarify the ambiguous words.
Have student choose something from survey that they'd like to talk about. provide them with the questions to answer and the "useful language" prompts which they can see "in action" on the tapescript, if they'd like to check it.
Allow 5 or more minutes for students to make notes and organize their discussion
In pairs, students tell each other about their chosen topic.
After monitoring and observing their role-play and giving review discussions, try to correct their structure and linguistic errors autonomously on the board.