TP 6 Language Focus
To provide practice of language used for agreeing and disagreeing politely in the context of tastes in films, music, and books.
To provide gist and specific information listening practice using a text about agreeing and disagreeing politely in the context of movies.
To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation about sharing and agreeing/disagreeing politely with other people's opinion in the context of tastes in films, music, and books.
Procedure (34-45 minutes)
Teacher will ask students their opinion about what they think is the best film series: Star Wars or Harry Potter. The teacher will ask who agrees or disagrees to incite the functional language that will be learned in the lesson.
Students will listen to an audio about two persons discussing movies. Task 1- Gist: Students will hear the audio (2 min) and decide which statement is true and why: -They agree on most things. -They don't agree on very much. OC, 2 min. Task 2-Specific information: Students hear the audio (2 min) again while they complete a fill-in the blank activity where they will be exposed to the target language. OC, 2 min.
Agree and disagree politely. Teacher will emphasize how to soften disagreement expressions to sound polite. Students will do MFPA tasks: 1) Meaning: SS will group statements intro Agree, Disagree, and Soften Language. Jamboard in BOR, 2 min. OCFB to further clarify, 2 min. 2) Form: T will elicit the form from students. OC 4 min. 3) Pronunciation: T gives an oral model of each sentence. Elicit students the stressed words. Focus on intonation. OC 4 min.
Students will complete a hand-out containing disagreeing statements that they have to soften to make them polite by adding the functional language. Google Forms, BOR, 5 min. OCFB 2 min.
Students will do a role-play speaking task, asking each other about their tastes in films, music and books. Students will agree or disagree to their opinions, using the useful language previously learned. BOR, 6 min. OCFB, 1 min
Teacher conducts OCFB. Teacher conduct DEC (accurate and inaccurate language).