Upper intermediate level
To provide practice and clarification of verb-noun collocations in the context of sports achievements
Provide fluency in speaking using collocations in short conversation.
Provide clarification on the use of collocations so that students are more natural to speak English.
Procedure (34-41 minutes)
T screen shares GJamboard and elicit answers from 2 Ss as an initial task: Ask Ss: Do you think he won a competition? (Answer: Yes, Michael Phelps won many competitions and got 28 Olympic medals during his career) Ask Ss: Do you think he has beaten any world record? (Answer Ss: Yes, he beat many records and sed new world records in swimming)
T shares a GForm link in the chatbox and give 2min to Ss read and answer the questions individually. ICQs: How long, in pairs or individually? T elicits answers from 2 Ss. T gives OCFB on the Ss answers explaining why. 1. Main idea: Venezuela’s Yulimar Rojas set a new world record in the triple Jump competition 2. Key actions: Win the final, Set a world record, Beat the previous record
T shares another GForm link in the chatbox and give 2min to find out individually the meaning of the key actions Ss chose in the previous task. (TL: win the final, beat the previous record, set a world record). ICQs: How long, in pairs or individually? T elicits answers from 2 Ss. T gives OCFB on the Ss answers explaining why. 1. Did Yulimar Rojas achieve anything? (Answer: Yes) 2. What did she get from the competition? (Answer: a Victory) 3. The expression that best paraphrases: Hit the previous record 4. The expression that best replaces: Established a new world record T clarifies the structure of a verb-noun collocation on GJamboard. T underlines the noun and asking Ss what type of lexis is, T do the the same with verb. T clarifies pronunciation of the TL in GJamboard asking Ss to find the stress, mark it, and telling if short or long syllable. T shares a World Wall link in the chatbox and give 2min to Ss find out all the possible combinations of collocations. T makes the first example to show Ss how Word Wall works. ICQs: How long, in pairs or individually? T elicits answers from 2 Ss. T gives OCF 1. An award, a competition, the match, the election, a war. 2. The other team, the egg whites, the thief, the game, your rivals. 3. A good example, someone a challenge, the table, the crime, the rules
T shares a Word Wall link in the chatbox and give 2min to Ss fill individually the blanks with the words missing. After the 2min individually, Ss will be send to BORs to compare answers with their peers (2min more). ICQs: How long, in pairs or individually? T elicits answers from 3 Ss. T gives OCFB on the Ss answers explaining why. 1. France won the 2018 World Cup final 2. Michael Phelps set a world record in swimming 3. In 2019, Usain Bolt beat his own previous record by 0.11 seconds in the men's 100 meters.
Ss will choose their favorite sportsman/woman and talk about him/her with their peers at the BORs for 4 min. Ss will be using TL (verb-noun collocations) and guiding questions as a reference. T monitors Ss for any errors and performs OCFB if necessary. Have he/she ever won a competition? Have he/she ever won an award?, Have he/she ever won a medal?, Have he/she ever beaten one of their rivals in competence?, Have he/she ever has set a world record?, Do you think he/she has set a good example for young people?