Teaching practice 4
A1, Beginners level
to read and understand texts describing people's life and work in different parts of the world.
to provide speaking practice in the context of living and working
Procedure (36-45 minutes)
1 Greet the Ss and ask them 'How are you?' 2 Play 'Guess who...?' game to review common verbs go, work, live. Use famous people/teacher pictures. T reads short sentences about the famous person and asks each of the 3 groups to guess the name. (Erdoğan-Muslera- Angela) A) I live in Ankara - I work for Turkish people - I go to work by helicopter B) I live in Florya - I go to work by car - I work for Galatasaray C) I live in Bahçeşehir - I work for ITI - I go to work by bus)
1 (Eliciting from a picture). T asks ss to look at the pictures (Straightforward Beginner Student’s Book, page 42-43). T asks many questions and gives ss time to reply. After each answer, T asks new questions. 'What can you see? Who are they? Is it a woman or a man? 1 woman or 2? Tell him/her: this is a woman. Is she happy? What is her/his nationality? Where does she/he work? What is her job? 2 T places the picture on the WB and asks ss to help her write the main ideas about the picture: 2 men, 2 women, happy, young,
1 Ss read the text silently for 3 minutes.(Straightforward Beginner Student’s Book, page 42) 2 Ss match the texts 1-3 to the pictures A-C (PW) (HO exercise). Ss check their answers in pairs. T asks why is it her/him? 3 T asks the ss to read the text again and answer true /false questions (GW) (HO exercise 2) T checks that ss understand every step of the activity. T varies feedback modality
1 Ss read 1 set of questions about the text in turns, the others answer looking for the information in the text. (GW) SET 1: Where does Keith live? Where does he work? Does he go to work by train? SET 2: Where does Charri work? Where is Charry from? Does she go to work on foot? SET 3: Where do Tom and Christine work? Are they teachers? Do they live in Mexico? 2 T monitors without interfering, takes note of the mistakes and asks Ss to correct them.
1 Ss look at the different types of questions (post-reading HO ex 1), ask questions and check their answers with their partners (PW). Teacher gives FB on the board 2 Ss find someone who...? Ss ask and answer questions related to themselves (post-reading HO ex 2) Tmonitors and takes notes of the errors. If time, T writes the errors on the board and gives FB