LP TP 8 Boston
To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation about warnings and advice in the context of traveling, wilderness, and tourism.
To provide specific information listening practice using a text about wilderness and outdoor recreation.
Procedure (35-45 minutes)
T will tell a brief story: -About Paul, a friend who goes camping. --He is going camping in the mountains. --He asks me what to bring. --I tell him "(Don't forget) warm clothes." --He doesn't, and when he goes to bed at night, he cannot sleep at all. What did I tell him? Elicit: "I told you, Paul. (Don't forget) warm clothes."
-Ss will listen to the audio. -At the end of the audio, ss will break into pairs and discuss: --what items the park ranger suggested. --what you should do when you see a bear. --what should you do when you go to the outback.
CCQs for the audio: -Does the ranger recommend waterproof clothes? -Is the old tent useful? -Will the woman need a torch? -Drill these questions: --Don't forget to bring your petrol. --You'd better carry extra food. --Make sure you have spare maps. -T will highlight the useful language on the board. --Tenses of the advice and warnings. Future primarily. -Clarify these words: --safety, dehydration, heatstroke.
-Ss will break into groups of 4-5. --One group is traveling to the desert, the other group are desert rangers who will help them. --One group will create a list of items they believe they need for the desert. --Other group will create a list of things in the desert they should be careful about. Example items to bring: --Water --Blankets --Tough clothes Example things to watch out for: --Heat --Sandstorms --Animals
-Ss will now break into pairs: one ranger and one traveler. --The travelers will present all of the items they believe they need. --The rangers will tell them what they think they need and why they are wrong or right in taking certain items. -When finished, T will use good examples of speech and error correction at the end of the lesson to produce content and linguistic feedbackk.