Upper Intermediate level
To introduce and provide practice of writing a describing an event (55-60 words).
To provide practice of adjectives and adverbs in the context of describing an event
To provide gist reading practice using a text about describing memorable events in the context of vacations.
Procedure (40-45 minutes)
Teacher shares with students the screen and will explain the task. Students will see a short video and answer the question Was he able to describe the event?.
Teacher will share screen so students can look to the next task. They will read the text and select the picture that describes better the story. After that, students will share their answers with classmates on zoom chat and later all together.
Teacher will share screen and show students the next task. The next exercise will be a guided discovery task, so teacher will give a demo by sharing screen and answering the first question with students. By giving a demo teacher will explain to the class that they will do this exercise in teams, first they will have to read again the text and answer the questions. This will help students clarify MFA part, learners will work on pairs on breakout rooms and finally they will share their answers on Open Class Feedback.
Teacher will share screen to the students and explain the writting task. Teacher will give a demostration by practicing with one student before sending the links to the class. Teacher will assign a slides. After that students will start the task.
Teacher will provide Ss with an (online) checklist (google slide) so that they can read a peer´s event . They will check it on breakout rooms and they will give each other feedback after using the checklist. Finally in open class feedback, teacher will share a powerpoint slide with some examples and students will find and talk about some common mistakes.