Teaching Practice 2
A2 - Elementary level
To provide sts practice in gist and specific information listening in the context of New Year's celebrations.
To review and practice adverbs of frequency.
Procedure (38-45 minutes)
Write December 31st on the WB and ask what we celebrate on that date. Ask if they like New Year's eve. Why and why not? Show some pictures, elicit words. Put those words on the WB.
Set the task. Play the CD and let sts listen and try to answer the question about Min. Set the task. Play the CD and let sts listen and try to answer the question about Paul. Peer check, then WC check.
Set the task, play the CD and sts listen and circle the correct word(s). Listen once, peer check; (if necessary, listen again, peer check and get WCFB.
- A line with percentages is quickly drawn on the board. - Take a sentence from the previous segment (Min said: "I usually go to my parents' house") ask students about the word usually, stick the word on the WB. - Elicit from sts the other frequency adverbs and position them on the chart, asking students where they think each adverb should go. - Explain where to put the adverb of frequency in a sentence. - Check sts understand the form by calling on them randomly to form a sentence with each adverb.
Set the task. Get students to write at least 5 sentences. Peer check, then WCFB. Ask sts now to ask each other how they celebrate New Year's. FB.