Teaching Practice 6
Upper Intermediate level
To provide exposure to functional language to give opinions and try to change someone’s opinion in the context of describing the characteristics of a good teacher.
To provide a speaking opportunity in order to practice functional language useful in everyday English language.
Procedure (35-45 minutes)
Show pictures of two teachers. T asks students: In your opinion, what characteristics should a good teacher possess? In BORs students work together to make a list of 3 adjectives. (2 minutes) Nominate 2 students from different groups to share their list.
INSTRUCTION: Now we're going to listen to a conversation of two friends about their characteristics of a good teacher. Listen carefully to see if you hear any of the characteristics you listed. Play audio. (2 minutes) Jamboard: students work in groups to fill in the blank (3 minutes) Review answers, OCFB. (2 minutes) In group, organize phrases in two groups: Giving Opinions - -personally, i think -as i see it, -it seems to me Changing Opinions -yes, but on the other hand -well, you've got a point, but -well, i have to say that -no, but look
Google Slides On slides, explain MFP of each phrase.
INSTRUCTIONS: Drag and drop the phrase to the correct column. (4 minutes) DEMO: T models the what students should do and ask if everyone understands. Each student has their own slide to work on. Nominate students to give their answer and ask if they know of any other phrases for each column. (4 minutes)
INSTRUCTIONS: In pairs, students debate two opinions (6 minutes) 1. Teachers should be strict because 2. Teachers should be understanding because Nominate 3 students to give there opinion