upper int level
To introduce and practice collocations about crime in the context of controversial (American court) cases.
To practice reading for gist and skimming for content. To practice verbal and written communication skills
Procedure (35-55 minutes)
Slides 1, 2, 3 Have learners talk in the main group about basic Lexus Have learners talk in small groups or pairs via breakout rooms about questions on slide 2 in the main group discuss slide 3
T-S display slide 4, explain three strikes as an idiom OCFB for understanding display slide 5 explain task -skim for detail then answer questions on the worksheet S-S assign students to breakout groups/ monitor groups T-S review answers and conduct OCFB in the main group
T-S Display slide 6, explains the difference between common and idiom cover the meaning of idioms in slide 6, followed by a short OCFB choral practice of contextualized idioms from slide Display slide 7, explain the meaning of the new Lexus in slide Display contextualized examples to demonstrate the form Play a 10-second original video file to provide a reference for context and pronunciation.
Display slide 8, instruct students to work in pairs via breakout rooms to complete the activity Display slide 9 and conduct OCFB on task
Display slide 11, discuss common problems provide specific examples from pre-composed and spontaneous student work souces Display slide 12 conduct OCFB on new Lexus