To provide clarification and practice of Reported Speech in the context of a novel excerpt.
To make students more engaged with real life usage of reported speech.
Procedure (40-53 minutes)
Teacher asks students what they remember about the conversations in the previous text to prepare them to find out where reported speech is used.
Teacher shows a reported sentence from the text and asks some questions to elicit the usage of reported speech like Who said this sentence? Who reports the sentence? What did the man tell him? Could you write in quotation marks?
Teacher opens the song ''Somebody that I Used to Know'' that includes various reported speech use and send students a document includind the song's lyrics but also having blanks in the reported parts.
Exercise B and C on page 103 can be done as a whole class activity. They write their example sentences while teacher is explaning the details.
Students play quizizz game that is about reported speech. It will enable teacher to control students' answer and give feedback before semi-controlled and free practice.
Teacher opens a video that is from the movie ''The Hobbit'' asks them them to report what they heard and they are also supposed to answer some engaging questions in the video.
Teacher divides classroom into four and asks them to create some gossips what other group members say about their one year in FSM. Finally, all students decide which student will be expelled from the school.