12.3.2014 Vocab Indian Wedding
A-1 Beginner level
This lesson aims to provide sts with the ability to understand and employ the vocabulary involving the past (ago, in, yesterday, last) as well as a second lexical set (wedding, bride, groom, anniversary).
Students should be able to take away from this lesson the experience of listening for gist and details within a reading.
Procedure (31-44 minutes)
Greet, smile. Give instructions first, half of the class will receive years expressed in Arabic numerals, and half of the class will receive the years passed out in the Latin script, in English, find your match; pass out materials. Have students whole class mingle and find their match. Once that is complete have them affix numbers beside the board, go over pronunciation, drill if necessary. Hand out HO, with the partner they matched with sit and practice the different set of numbers.
Elicit where Joe is via pictures on WB. Introduce to last, ago, in and yesterday via self-discovery task, . Students should be able to infer from the pictures where Joe is when. Have sts check their answers with their partner, then go over answers. Wwe will follow up with MFP for accuracy and drilling if necessary
Have students fill in the gaps with the target language. After finishing have students check their answers with their partners. Transition to India
Display map, elicit for India, and the people that come from there? Indians. Elicit from picture TL bride/groom, anniversary and wedding, go over M and P, play the track, pause sufficiently so that they have time to process. The first activity is either/or style, the second permits more degrees of freedom and latitude for the response. Have students check their own answers with a partner and discuss before displaying the answers
Display our photo narrate my wedding experience using ago, last, bride, groom, in, wedding... talk about our anniversary. Ask sts to see if they understood/ received the info I relayed in groups, write questions on the WB