TP6- Functional Language
Upper Intermediate level
To introduce language for giving positive or negative impressions
To allow Ss to practice their speaking skills during the group and pair discussions.
To provide clarification, review and practice during the MFP in the context of positive and negative impressions
Procedure (34-46 minutes)
T shows some images. (concerts, soccer games, and art exhibitions) T elicits Ss to talk about the pictures. -What do you see? -Have you ever been to a similar event? -Did you have a good time? -What adjectives could you use to describe it? T shows Ss a slide with positive and negative adjectives to describe events.
T shares some images about a light-art installation. T gives Ss the instructions for the next activity. T asks ICQs. What are you going to do? Are you working individually? How many times are you going to listen the audio? Ss have to listen an audio about 2 friends talking about the light-art installation. Ss have to answer 3 questions. T and Ss check the answers.
MEANING T shares some phrases that Ss listened in the previous activity. T asks CCQs, so Ss can discover the meaning (To describe events or impressions) When do you use these phrases? What is the purpose of these phrases? If Ss don´t answer, T gives an example. MEANING T shows Ss the first phrase T asks Ss Do we use the phrase for positive or negative impressions? Can you give another example? T shows Ss the second phrase with the same meaning FORM T shows Ss the form. T asks Ss to give an example. PRONUNCIATION T explains Ss that in English we have to stress some words. T asks Ss What part of the speech is....? T concludes that usually, we have to stress the main verbs and nouns. T asks Ss how many syllables are in the word particularly? T shows another example but this time for negative impressions MEANING T shows Ss the first phrase T asks Ss Do we use the phrase for positive or negative impressions? Can you give another example? T shows Ss the second phrase with the same meaning FORM T ask Ss to match the parts of the speech, If Ss don't participate the T will select Ss PRONUNCIATION T asks Ss Which words should we stress? T asks Ss how many syllables are in the word disappointing? T asks Ss how many syllables are in the word expectations? Where is the stress in expectations and disappointing?
T gives Ss instructions T creates break-out room Ss have to complete the activity in pairs (3 minutes) Ss listen to the first audio one more time, this time Ss have to check their answers. Ss read the correct sentences in the main room.
T gives Ss instructions. Pair discussion 10 minutes T asks Ss To think of an art exhibition, play, concert, or game Ss have to talk about it. Ss must use at least 2 positive impressions and 2 negative impressions T creates break out room
- After 10 minutes. -T gives feedback about the freer practice. -T shares SS some possible errors.