Teaching Practice 6
to develop students' ability to compare the things using "as...as, less, a bit, much" in the context of jobs in science.
students will, during the semi-controlled and authentic practice stages, practice the TL with their partners to improve their fluency.
to improve students' ability to use the TL in the context of jobs.
to improve students' ability to listen for gist first and then to listen for the main ideas in a text.
Procedure (37-45 minutes)
Ss will look at 3 photos of jobs in science and discuss what these jobs are and what they think these people do in their jobs. FB: elicit the jobs.
Ss will look at the words and discuss the meanings. FB: eliciting and showing pictures. also, drilling.
Ss will listen 2 people talking about their jobs and decide which two jobs they talk about. ICQs: Are you going to write what they say?No Are you going to take a note only the 2 jobs? Yes FB: peer-check and ask them.
Ss will listen again and answer the questions about the listening. ICQs: Are you going to write or circle? Circle! FB: Peer-check then give answers.
Ss will look at the examples of comparatives and discuss the meaning of the sentences. FB: then I will elicit the TL, drill for the pronunciation. CCQs: less disgusting: Which one is more disgusting? Restaurant rubbish! not as bad as: Is it really bad? No! a bit: little? Yes much: a lot? Yes
Ss will read the sentences from the listening and choose the closest alternative (in meaning). ICQs: Are you going to work alone? No! Are you going to underline? No! Circle the correct one! FB: Peer-check then give the answers
Ss will complete the sentences with their own ideas. Then, tell their sentences to their partners. ICQs: Are you going to talk to your partner? No! Write then talk! FB: peer-check / if necessary error-correction on the board.
Ss will think of their past language learning experiences and to compare the following areas: the classroom, other students, the way English was taught, the teacher, the class. FB: error-correction on the board.