TP6 Functional language
To enable students to practice functional language for giving advice.
To provide accuracy speaking practice in a conversation in the context of giving advice
Procedure (34-45 minutes)
The teacher will share the following four phrases about learning (Google slides): We learn by doing A little knowledge is a dangerous thing The best way to learn is to teach Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or at eighty. Students will discuss by groups the following questions: Do you agree with any of them? Why /why not?
Students will read a website message and its replies. After reading they will discuss with a partner the following questions: which ideas have you tried? Which do you think are the most useful ideas? (Google doc – Zoom – breakout room).
Students will individually answer some questions at google forms to discover the meaning, form, pronunciation, and appropriacy of the following phrases: I think you should… You shouldn’t… Why don’t you…? I think it’s a good idea to… Students will compare their answers with a partner (Zoom breakout room).
Students will individually complete some sentences giving advice on some problems using the giving advice phrases (Zoom - Main room – Google forms). Students will check their answers with a partner (Zoom-breakout room).
Students will work in pairs to take turns giving advice to the following problems: I find difficult irregular verbs I don’t understand the homework I fall asleep when studying I can’t understand math I work a lot and I am too tired to study in the evening They will work with a partner, then they will switch to work with a different partner (Zoom-Breakout rooms).