talking about calendars
pre intermediate level
To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation, negotiation in the context of calendars
To provide practice of holiday words, arranging meetings and dates in the context of family, friends, work
Procedure (39-50 minutes)
Show slide "is anyone busy" - Sts discuss all the things they have to do and remember during a given week.
Large group creates a calendar of annual events. BoRs help each other make personal weekly calendars.
BoRs work with MPA jamboard to clarify selected vocabulary.
Ss role play with sample language prompts to prepare for production task.
Task #1: In BoRs, Ss use personal calendars to arrange a dinner meeting with their group. Task #2: Switch groups - find a time to go to movies with new BoR. Task #3: Switch groups - when can this group have a party this week?
How did planning your meetings go? What was easy? What was not easy? What did you learn about your friends? DEC - cover language used - glows and grows