B2 - C1 level
To provide practice in part 2 of the IELTS speaking exam in the context of technology.
To familiarize candidates with part (2) in the IELTS speaking exam and how to approach it.
To provide candidates with the useful language that can be used to get the highest band in the same context.
Procedure (37-45 minutes)
T shows candidates some pictures of the latest technological devices. T elicits candidates' responses. T asks follow-up questions to stimulate students to speak.
T asks candidates to watch a video to answer specific questions. What is the problem with the Blackberry? What is the problem with Apple? What is the best present for a kid on his birthday? T elicits candidates' answers and provides feedback.
Task (1) T asks candidates to match each phrase to each definition. T asks ICQs. T allows enough time to match the phrases to its definition. T asks candidates to check their answers together. T provides feedback. Task (2) T asks candidates to match each criterion to its description. T asks ICQs. T allows enough time. T elicits their answers. T asks candidates to check their answers together. T provides feedback. Task (3) T asks candidates to decide on what they have to do and what they don't have to do in IELTS speaking part (2). T allows enough time. T elicits answers and asks them to check their answers together. T provides feedback.
T ask candidates to read the instructions carefully. T asks candidates to highlight the keywords. T tells candidates that they have a minute to write some notes beforehand. T checks ICQs. T allows a minute T elicits answers.
T highlights some good responses and some bad ones. T asks candidates to correct the bad ones. T provides feedback. T invites some candidates to provide a better response.