TP6 LP_KATHERINE ARCILA
To introduce and practice functional language for a visit to the doctor.
To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation for a visit to the doctor.
To provide gist and specific information from an audio in the context of a visit to the doctor.
Procedure (34-45 minutes)
Greet Ss and show them a picture of a hospital. Ask some question: *Where are they? (Answer: At the hospital) *Who are they? (Answer: Doctor and patient) *Is he happy? (Answer: No, he is sick) Elicit some ideas from they can see in the picture. Take notes of what the Ss say on the WB.
Tell Ss they will hear two conversations about a doctor and a patient. Show Ss a Google Forms document (TASK #1) in which they will choose the patients' problems. Ask SS to work alone and listen to the conversation and fill in the blanks. Play the conversation once. At the end of the conversations, give OCFB of their answers. Tell Ss they will listen to the audio again and write about what the doctors suggest by completing a Google Forms document (TASK #2) . Show their answers on my screen. Then, conduct OCFB.
Tell the Ss: Here's the audio script. Ask Ss to look at the text and highlight: *The questions the doctors ask. (In blue colour) What's the matter/problem)? How long have you had this problem? Where does it hurt? Can I have a look (at...)? It's nothing to worry about. I'll give you some pills/antibiotics/medicine. *The answers the patients say. (In green colour) I feel sick/terrible. I can't sleep. I'm worried about... It hurts when I walk/talk. It's very painful.
MEANING: 1. Show a G-slide with some incomplete sentences for questions and responses. 2. Complete the sentences with the students. CCQs: *Can I have a look? (Can I check what's the problem? Answer: Yes) *It's very painful. (Does it hurt? Answer: Yes) FORM: SEMI-FIXED EXPRESSIONS: QUESTIONS: 1. What’s the matter/problem? – What’s the + noun? 2. How long have you had this problem? – How long have you have this + noun? 3. Where does it hurt? – Where does it + verb? 4. Can I have a look (at…)? – Can I have a + noun? 5. It’s nothing to worry about. – It’s nothing to + verb. RESPONSES: a. I feel sick/terrible. – I feel + adjective. b. I can’t sleep. – I can’t + verb. c. I’m worried about… - I’m + adjective d. It hurts when I walk/talk. – It + verb + when I walk/talk. e. I’ll give you some pills /antibiotics/medicine. – I’ll give you some + noun f. It’s very painful. – It’s very + adjective. PRONUNCIATION: QUESTIONS: 1. What’s the matter/problem? /wɒts ðə ˈmætə/ˈprɒbləm?/ 2. How long have you had this problem? /haʊ lɒŋ hæv juː hæd ðɪs ˈprɒbləm?/ 3. Where does it hurt? /weə dʌz ɪt hɜːt?/ 4. Can I have a look (at…)? /kæn aɪ hæv ə lʊk (æt…)?/ 5. It’s nothing to worry about. /ɪts ˈnʌθɪŋ tuː ˈwʌri əˈbaʊt/ 6. I’ll give you some pills /antibiotics/medicine. /aɪl gɪv juː sʌm pɪlz /ˌæntɪbaɪˈɒtɪks/ˈmɛdsɪn/ RESPONSES: a. I feel sick/terrible. /aɪ fiːl sɪk/ /ˈtɛrəbl/ b. I can’t sleep. /aɪ kɑːnt sliːp/ c. I’m worried about… /aɪm ˈwʌrid əˈbaʊt…/ d. It hurts when I walk/talk. /ɪt hɜːts wɛn aɪ wɔːk/ /tɔːk/ e. It’s very painful. /ɪts ˈvɛri ˈpeɪnfʊl/ CHECK STRESS: QUESTIONS: 1. What’s the MAtter/PROblem? 2. HOW long have you had this PROblem? 3. WHERE does it HURT? 4. Can I have a LOOK (at…)? 5. It’s NOthing to WOrry aBOUT. 6. I’ll GIVE you some PILLS /antibiOtics/MEdicine. RESPONSES: a. I feel SICK/TErrible. b. I CAN’T SLEEP. c. I’m WOrried aBOUT… d. It HURTS when I WALK/TALK. e. It’s VEry PAINful. 1. Ask Ss to listen to the audio to check their answers. 2. I will drill pronunciation chorally and individually. APPROPRIACY: The language used is neutral. The tone of voice of the doctor may sound sympathetic.
Show Ss a G-Jamboard and ask Ss to put the words in the correct order to complete the conversation. (Individually for 3 minutes). Ask Ss to compare their answers via BORs while I monitor. Show Ss the key answer and provide OCFB. Ask the learners if they have any questions.
Put Ss into two groups as patients and doctors and role-play via BORs. Show them a slide and model an example. (I'm the doctor, what questions can I ask? Answers: What's the matter?, How long have you had this problem?). Ask some students to present their conversations. Monitor and take notes of their mistakes. Finally, conduct OCFB and DEC.