To provide gist and detailed reading practice using a text about Barcelona and Prague in the context of travel
To provide fluency speaking practice in a free practice in the context of travel
Procedure (45 minutes)
T elicits the key word TRAVEL to the Ss by showing them pictures of various holiday locations, plane ticket and other relevant things. Ss work in groups and list words which are related to the topic. T asks Ss to write them on the board and share their information with the WC
T asks Ss to practice speaking about traveling by asking one another a question 1) which city would you like to go to? (T demonstrates the dialogue and drills the sentence with the Ss) Ss come to the board and list the names of cities T asks Ss in a class discussion, a set of questions about Barcelona, city in Spain and Prague, in Czech Republic, by showing them pictures of these cities to getting them to predict the topic of the reading activity 1) Where is Barcelona? 2) How do we get there? 3) Where do we stay?
T asks Ss to categorize a list of words on cardboard, to stick on a chart on the board divided into 3 categories 1) things to see and do 2) where to stay 3) ways of getting there T corrects the Ss guessings with the WC
Ss read the brochure first individually and afterwards, in groups and complete activity #2 on their handout sheet by matching the headings “Where to stay, Getting there, Things to do” to each paragraph. Ss check their answers with their partners and then with the rest of the class.
T gives Ss a handout sheet about Mrs White and Mr. Black. Ss read it individually and in groups answer the given question.
Ss write a 3-4 sentences about a city they would like to visit . (teacher demo first) In groups of 2 students, Ss A reads his/her short writing to partner without telling the name of the city. Ss B tries to guess which city is being spoken about.
T monitors the students during the speaking and writing practice and takes notes to show their mistakes at the end of the lesson.