To provide fluency speaking practice in a roleplay in the context of job interviews
To provide review and practice of past simple positive in the context of job interviews
Procedure (49-63 minutes)
1) Show a picture of a job interview and ask questions to elicit the topic from SS - Are these people at a restaurant? - are they at a cafe? - what do you think this is? - do you think interviews are easy or difficult? 2) Discussion questions to personalize the context and prepare SS for the Task - What do you think of job interviews? -What do you do before a job interview? -What should you wear to a job interview? -How do you feel after a job interview?
1) Pre-teach: words are presented to students through dictionary. students are divided into pairs and are challenged to find the definitions quickly, creating a sense of competition and increasing motivation levels. - Interviewer - Candidate - Succeed 2) video recording of an actual interview. provides input and exposure for the upcoming productive task . SS watch for a reason as they try to answer these questions in pairs - is this a good or a bad interview? - find three interview questions?
In pairs students are asked to discuss the most common interview questions and answers. also students match with another pair to discuss their ideas and any similarities and differences. Meanwhile, teacher monitors the groups and provides needed support
each pair rehearses presenting their role play to the class and switch roles to achieve maximum benefit for both participants.
Class listens to the interviews in turns. their task is to choose the best interview. then teacher gives feedback and students vote and choose the best interview.
teacher identifies the key language area of improvement in students reports and highlight its meaning, form and pronunciation.
teacher conducts a less controlled and a free practice to the language focus linking them to the context of the lesson.