Gonzalo García Gonzalo García

4.3 March 20th
B1 level

Description

In this lesson, learners will be able to have a lexis review in the context of talking about body parts and pains and aches

Materials

Abc NEARPOD Platform
Abc Zoom platform
Abc Outside website

Main Aims

  • To provide review of body parts and pains and aches in the context of talking about health

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of talking about health

Procedure

Warmer/Lead-in (10-10 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

The teacher welcomes students to the topic of the hour, and sets a context by having students ask and answer the following questions: How many parts of your body can you name? What are some important things about your body? How do you take care of your body? Do you think your body is beautiful? Why? What can you do to help your body be healthier? What can we do with our hands? Ears? Eyes? Nose Mouth? Legs While the students work, the teacher monitors. The teacher provides content feedback afterwards

Test #1 (15-15 minutes) • To gauge students' prior knowledge of the target language

The students will move on a section in Nearpod where, in groups, they will have to draw human body parts and name them. While students work, the teacher monitors. Then, the students receive content feedback They will also enter to this link (https://www.educaplay.com/learning-resources/3537316-aches_pains.html) and play the game

Teach (12-12 minutes) • To clarify areas of the target language where students had difficulty in the first test stage

The teacher projects a slide in nearpod where the following set of questions are seen: What is the difference between ache and pain? How do you say: -_____ a fever - ______ sick to the stomach -______ coughing Options: have, feel, be How do you ask what is the problem? Students then start answering, and the teacher confirms, or not?

Test #2 (8-10 minutes) • Check students' use of the target language again and compare with the first test

The students are given the following link https://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/vocabulary/intermediate-to-upper-intermediate/body-parts-2 as a test to solve in breakout rooms. While the students work, the teacher monitors. Then, the teacher provides feedback.

Free practice (10-10 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

The students are given the following context by the teacher: Ask and answer: What do you usually do when you feel bad? What home remedies do you know? Do you believe home remedies are better than medical treatment? Why? What do you think about "alternative" medicine? Which is better: "alternative" medicine or traditional medicine? Why? Do you believe in "Big Pharma" and conspiracies about it? (In case you do not know, research and talk about it)​ What do you think about the antivaccine ​movement? Do you agree/ disagree with what they say? Why? The students answer questions in group, while the teacher monitors After time runs out, students come back to the general session and receive content feedback

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