Lives and legend / A ghostwriter interview
To practice speaking and listening in the context of a ghostwriter interview
To review and extend vocabulary for further exercises.
Procedure (35-45 minutes)
I'll write three definitions on WB before the lesson, when it starts I'll ask them to read. After that I'll ask for a correct definition of Legend. To clarify the meaning I'll show pictures.
I'll show some examples of biographies. After that I'll ask if they know who is writing for the people. Then they'll listen and match the word with a correct definition.
Ss'll work in pairs and discuss about what sort of people use a ghostwriter and why. I 'll give an example at that moment. After that they'll discuss about advantages and disadvantages of being a ghostwriter. Then I'll give some of the books to ask for the most interesting and let them discuss.
I'll give them explanations for the second part of the interview.First, They'll read the explanations,then they'll match with the correct explanation.
Before listening the last part, they'll work in pairs to match four words with their definitions so that they'll easily do ex.3. I'll give the definition sheets, Then I'll write the new words on WB one by one and ask them to match with the correct definition. They will be in pairs.
In pairs, they'll discuss about being a ghostwriter. After that I'll encourage one or two pairs to tell the class the reasons of their answer.