To introduce and provide practice of writing using an email template
To provide gist, detailed and scan reading practice using a text about of a brief informal e-mail in the context of a ficticious trip to a conuntry making an invitation or telling about the trip to a relative
Procedure (37-45 minutes)
T will esposure the situation of being abroard showing a map of Africa, T asks Ss if they would like to visit Africa and why ,then Ss choose an African country to travel and who they'd like to invite, saving this options for the productive task.
T will share a brief informal mail about a trip to the Victoria Falls (border of Zambia and Zimbabue), on which Ss have to identify the differents sections and to identify if the language used is formal or informal, then T will share a checklist about the sections and the language used, as a suggestion
T lets the students to write their own sample of an e-mail, based on the lead-in task, Ss have to write the e-mail as if they where on the chosen country and either inviting or telling about their trip to their chosen relative, Ss will have a maximum of ten minutes for the task, trying to use the parts taught in the text analysis and the proper language.
Using the checklist given in the text analysis task, Ss will watch their peers' e-mails and give each other feedback on how they made the e-mail on BOR, at the end T can give a general feedback