Communication - Lesson 1.2: The letter is dead, long live the letter!
To provide clarification and practice of writing letters vs. writing emails in the context of written communication
To provide detailed reading practice using a text about handwritten letters vs writing emails in the context of written communication
To provide review, clarification and practice of Ppresent Perfect Simple & Present Perfect Continuous in the context of Written communication
To provide review and further practice the use of the present perfect simple and continuous
To provide fluency and accuracy speaking practice in a handwritten letters vs writing emails in the context of wri
Procedure (25-33 minutes)
T writes on the Wb "communication" --> to brainstorm SS ideas with focus of different types of communication.
T asks SS to open their books on p.8 --> T directs SS attention to the vocab box and asks them to divide the words into groups. T assigns 5mins to do the activity --> Individual work - whole class feedback T asks ss to do activity 2a p.8 --> individual work, peer check, whole class feedback 5mins
T assigns 10 mins maximum to Ss to do activity 3 p.8 -->Checking & Monitoring => whole class feedback T asks ss to re-read the text and answer Qs of Task4
T writes on the Wb: * People have been communicating by letter for at least 2,000 years. * There are signs that people have been writing more letters recently. *Newspapers have reported a rise in stationery sales * Several internet compaigns hav sprung up in an attempt to save the art of letter writing * The fact of writing more with digital media has had a positive impact on on our writing skills. * I've only written 2 or 3 letters in my life. * I've always had terrible handwriting.