Elementary A2 level
To provide Ss with writing practice through the production of a written report in the context of redesigning a small and poorly designed kitchen.
To provide Ss with speaking practice through the use of simple imperatives “Move the …. to …” and “Put the …. next to/under/in …”
Procedure (45 minutes)
Ask a S to make a cup of coffee in front of the class. *What is she/he doing? Making coffee. *How does he/she make coffee? Elicit words from Ss. *Where does he/she make coffee? Elicit kitchen from Ss. Write the word Kitchen on the WB. What can you see in a kitchen? Put Ss into pairs. Time limit of 2 minutes. Elicit vocabulary from Ss and write on WB. In same pairs, give Ss pictures and names of kitchen appliances. Match the words to the pictures. Time limit of 2 minutes. S from each pair comes to the board to match the picture. Driliing of vocabulary.
Put a picture of Bob and Sue on the WB. Bob and Sue have a small kitchen with a bad design. They can't make coffee. They need your help. You work for a company called Designer Kitchens. What problems do Bob and Sue have with their kitchen? Elicit from Ss one example. Put Ss into pairs. Are you talking about Bob and Sue's kitchen? Are you talking about what problems Bob and Sue have with their kitchen? Are you talking about Bob and Sue's bedroom? Time limit of 2 minutes. WC F/B Give Ss copy of Kitchen Report Part 1. Tell them to read it. Time limit 1 minute. Did you guess any of the problems? *CCQS* Why doesn't the window open? Is there a cupboard for food? Is the sink empty? Where is the kettle? Ss complete the vocabulary exercise in pairs. 2 minutes. WC F/B
Show the kitchen plan on the OHP. You have to re-design the kitchen for Bob and Sue. Remember the problems that we talked about. Elicit the structures “Move the …. to …” and “Put the …. next to/under/in …” Write them on the WB. Provide examples. Drill models and example with Ss. Ss in pairs. Give each pair a copy of the cut-up kitchen plan. You have to re-design the kitchen for Bob and Sue. Check understanding through ICQs. What objects will you move? What is your task? You have 5 minutes. WC F/B. Ss will instruct another S to draw their kitchen design on the board. 1 or 2 examples.
Show Slide 2. Designer Kitchens Idea. This is a kitchen design idea. You will write a report for Bob and Sue. They cannot see the plan. You have to write instructions for them. Use the models that are on the WB. You have 8 minutes.
Ss will swap their reports with a partner. WC F/B. Ss will read out partners instructions. WC will decide if instructions were useful.