Grammar - Verbs: have/go/live/like
To provide clarification of verbs: have/go/live/like in the context of students' personal details, families, likes
To provide scan reading practice using a text about Rick and his family in the context of Rick's life
To provide specific information listening practice using a text about Rick's family in the context of Rick's life
To provide accuracy speaking practice in a conversation in the context of students' personal details, families, likes
Procedure (34-50 minutes)
The teacher shows a number of pictures of himself to give some information about his home country, his hobbies and his family in order to draw the students' attention to the topic and to familiarize them with the basic grammatical structures in such contexts, modeling and drilling examples in the end.
The teacher hands out a list of "fill in the gap" questions and asks to students to work individually to complete the chart while listening. The recording might have to be played more than once. SS compare answers and the teacher monitors, then provides whole-class feedback.
The teacher asks the students to write down at least three statements about themselves. The teacher monitors and helps in case of need. When the writing task is over, the teacher asks the students to mingle in the middle of the classroom and tell each other about themselves, using what they have written. The teacher monitors.
The teacher hands out pictures and introduces Rick himself, modeling and drilling a few basic structures. Then the teacher personalizes the case by referring to his own family and creates a space for student participation by asking them questions about their families.
The teacher hands out a reading text along with a number of questions and asks the students to change their seats according to the "Change seats if..." activity, forming groups of three in the end to collaborate. The teacher monitors the groups without intervention, provides whole class feedback in the end.
The teacher asks various questions about the topics of the day before ending the session. While the teacher does not choose anyone in particular to answer, he asks for further exemplification from those who respond. The teacher thanks and ends session.