To provide clarification of seasons, months and activities in the context of free time
To provide specific information listening practice using a text about seasons and activities in the context of free time
Procedure (27-44 minutes)
T shows a picture that contains all the seasons and then divides each season into three parts. T elicits the names of the seasons and months. ECDW.
T gives a handout and asks ss to fill in the blanks first, and then match the questions and answers in pairs. Students listen and check. W/C if necessary.
T shows a picture of a number of activities and gives ss a number of post-its to work in groups and match them with the appropriate pictures on the board. T drills each item.
T goes back to the picture of the seasons and this time asks "which season(s) do the activities go with?" to be discussed in pairs. T monitors and asks ss to reorder the post-its according to the seasons.
T gives a handout and asks the students to fill in the chart according to the recording. T provides feedback if necessary.
T asks the students to work in pairs and think of what their T likes doing in his free time and ask him whether he likes doing what they have come up with. T answers the questions and encourages ss to ask more questions by miming if the students seem to be inactive.
T asks ss to tell each other what they like doing and what they don't like doing in their free time. T gives ss enough time to think of at least four statements and asks them to mingle and sheir their statements with the others.