Ahmet Cihat Kapçık Ahmet Cihat Kapçık

Roles people play
A2 level

Description

In this lesson students will learn about the lexis of family and other relationships in chunks. In the first part the lexis of family relationships will be elicited, drilled and practiced.Then, the lexis of other relationships will be realised in the same way.

Materials

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Main Aims

  • To introduce and review the lexis of family and other relationships

Subsidiary Aims

  • To practice speaking in the context of roles that people play in life

Procedure

Lead-in (2-3 minutes) • To arouse interest for the language

Put a table in the middle of the class and write,"What's my role?" on the WB beforehand. Act out some roles such as father, grandfather and mother so that students can elicit the word and understand the context.

Freer Speaking Practice (3-4 minutes) • To practice speaking in the context of the inferring the lexis of family relationship

Show ss the definitions of the eight family relatives stuck around the classroom. Groups them in fours and get them to discuss and write "the word" under the definitions with different pens.

Feedback (4-5 minutes) • To make sure that students know the meaning and pronounce accurately

Take the answers from the groups and write the common words on the left side of the WB or elicit unanswered or wrong answered words. Check the meaning and form, and model and drill the correct pronunciation with the right stress, in particular

Controlled Practice (2-3 minutes) • To consolidate the lexis in the context of family tree

Group ss in fours. Give each group a flip chart paper with a family tree drawn on it. Give them 3 minutes to write the name of the family members in the right place.

Feedback (1-2 minutes) • To encourage speaking through peer-checking

Match the group 1 with 3 and 2 with 4 to check their answers. Monitor them and give immediate FB.

Lead-in (3-4 minutes) • To arouse interest for the second section of the lesson

Draw attention again to the "What's my role?"question on the WB. Act out some roles such as boss, colleague and neighbour so that students can understand the context (other relationship)

Freer Speaking Practice (3-4 minutes) • To practice speaking in the context of lexis inference with regard to other relationships

Show students the photos around the classroom stuck before the lesson. Group them in fours Task them to discuss the photos and come up with the relevant word. Groups write the words under the photos in 3 minutes

Feedback (4-5 minutes) • To make sure that the meaning, form and pronunciation is accurately fulfilled

Take the answers from the groups and write the common words on the right side of the WB and elicit unanswered or wrong-answered words. Check the meaning and form, and model and drill the correct pronunciation with the right stress, in particular.

Controlled Speaking Practice (9-12 minutes) • To practice speaking in the context of roles that we play in life

Divide your instructions into 3: 1. Write a sample sentence on the WB "I really like being a boyfriend because somebody loves me but I don't like being an employee because you have lots of things to do" Underline true TL. Ask how many students have more than 5 roles. Get students to write 2 things they like being and they don't like being. 2. Students talk to their partner about it for a minute 3. Class mingles and shares

Controlled Practice - Pelmanism (Optional) (7-10 minutes) • To consolidate the lexis in the context of a game

Lay down 9 definitions and 9 words separately on the floor. Group students in twos. One student from each group picks one paper of definition and one paper of word to check if it is a match. They swap and the group with the most match wins.

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