Demo Lesson Speaking: Advice
To provide fluency speaking practice in the context of giving advice about problems.
To provide clarification of lexis used the context of giving advice about problems
Procedure (37-39 minutes)
Introduce myself. Give name, location, happy to be with them. Teacher types question in chat box: when you have problems, do you prefer to ask your family or your friends for help, and why? They have 2 minutes to discuss this in breakout rooms. Teacher then conducts open class feedback.
Ss then have 2 minutes to individually brainstorm 2 problems about school and 2 problems about your parents. They don't have to be real problems; you can make them up. For example, my parents won't let me stay up late and play video games. Or, my school is so boring that I want to fall asleep in my classes. ICQ: How many problems total should you come up with? 4 What should your problems be about? school and parents Should you make notes about these problems? Yes, on paper or your computer CCQ: What language do we use to make suggestions? I recommend, I suggest, I advise
Using Google Form, students answer questions relating to appropriate and form. Teacher then nominates students to provide example sentences for each of the language items. Pronunciation is then covered: Ss identify word stress and do choral drills using a Google Slide.
In breakout rooms for 3-4 minutes, Ss take turns sharing 2 school problems, and each person gives them advice to solve their problem. CCQs: Teacher conducts OCFB and students share their school problems as a large group. In breakout rooms for 3-4 minutes, Ss take turns discussing their 2 parent problems, and each person offers them advice. Teacher conducts OCFB and students share their parent problems as a large group.
DEC on Zoom whiteboard. I recommend you (to) ask your sister for help. I suggest