To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation using questions in the context of emails, travel, and descriptions.
To provide review of are/aren't in the context of travel.
Procedure (39-50 minutes)
Split class into pairs. "One person is going to hold up a card above their head. The other person is going to describe the word so the partner can guess." "Use English, only." Hand out one stack of flashcards to each group. After a couple minutes switch partners.
Chest materials. "Fill in with are or aren't." HO Write out exercise on board. When finished: "Check with your partner to see if your answers are correct" Go over answers.
HO email "Look at the email and ask your partner these questions."
"Do not unfold." "Circle is/are" Give half of the class A and the other B Check with a partner "Unfold your paper and check your answers."
"Put your pencils down. You don't need to write." "Stand up. Find another group member and ask your questions." Monitor to see if they understand and for error correction. (No WC FB)
-While working on previous exercise write: Where are Tom and Alice from? (underline "Tom and Alice") How old are they? What are their jobs? Are they married? Where are they now? Are they in a new hotel? Are the rooms very big? Are the restaurants cheap? Check=Yes X=No How do you spell that? Can you repeat that, please? Drill questions. "Do not look at your partner's sheet" Ask for volunteer. Do a practice question. "Where are Tom and Alice from? - They are from Australia." HO ABABABAB... When finished compare with partner.