Teaching Practice 8
Students will be better able to use Present continuous tense about the things happening right at this moment
To provide fluency speaking practice in a group discussion in the context of having a different life today
To provide accuracy speaking practice by finding differnces in two pictures in a pair activity
Procedure (39-61 minutes)
Greeting the class. Talking about weekend and holidays.
Picture of "beach" on the left of the board. T elicits ideas and writes on the board. Picture of "party" on the right of the board. T elicits the ideas and writes next to the picture.
T asks CCQs. T elicits the TL from the pictures. Timeline is drawn. T asks about different people. he, she, they, in the picture. T also elicits "we".
T practices pronounciation features of TL. Contractions are clarified by fingers and on the board. Model sentences are written on the board, then. T elicits the negative form about Silvia in the party picture. T elicits question form too. Model sentences are put on the board. T elicits the structures then and writes on the board.
T elicits "postcard". SS are given the gap-fill postcard. T monitors. SS compare in pairs. FB is given. T highlights the spelling features of adding "-ing" on the board. stay, shine, sit, swim, travelling, Drilling is done.
If time, SS are given cards. In pairs, they mime the actions on the card. If the partner guesses correctly keeps the card. The person with most cards is the winner. T monitors. FB is given.
SS are given 2 different pictures. In pairs, they should ask and answer to find the differences. T mentions they must not show the pictures to each other.
If time, SS listen to a recording and write/say sentences for each sound. SS compare answers in pairs. FB is given.
T shows the slides and introduces the task. Imagine you have a different life today, very rich, famous, strong, superman, different job, .... SS sit in groups of 3. SS describe their lives to each other. T reminds them of wh-qs. T monitors. FB on content: whose life is the most interesting? T gets the other SS to say about his/her life.
SS are given the pictures. One SS is selected as the artist. Teammates describe the picture and he draws. They compare the pictures with the main one.
T writes the mistakes on the board and gets the SS to correct them.