To provide clarification and accuracy practice of language used for describing people in the context of physical appearance
To provide fluency speaking practice in a communication in the context of 'famous faces past & present' and 'find your double'
Procedure (37-48 minutes)
Elicit - what we say to describe people's physical appearance. Ss work alone and fill in the gaps to the box of Functional Language. FB - check answers W/C and focus on meaning, form, and pronunciation. Model and drill intonation where necessary.
Write 'She's + adjective' and 'She has + noun' on the board. Play the recording of 1.45. Ss listen to the prompt word then make a sentence using 'She's' or 'She has'. Play the recording again if necessary and drill the sentences chorrally and individually.
Ss in small groups correct the questions and the sentences by adding ONE word/ Set the time for 2-3 minutes. Model the first sentence as an example. Nominate one S from each group to write the correct answer on the w/b, encourage W/C to do peer correction before the teacher shows the answers.
Put Ss into A and B pairs.Give students a minute to think of how to describe the person in the class they have chosen. Give Studnet B a minute to prepare the questions. Student B asks Qs to guess who he/she is and Student A describes someone in the class. When student B has guessed the person, they change roles. Monitor - pay attention to problem areas for FB. W/C FB.
Lead-in: Write four famous people's names on the w/b and ask Ss what they know about these famous people. Ss work in A and B pairs. Student A and B use different HO2 to describe these famous people in turns. Monitor the W/C in distance and give help if students need it. Collect and note down Ss' errors. FB - ask the W/C what they find out which pictures of the famous people are the same, and which are not. If time - Give error correction.
Tell Ss that they are going to do a class mingle activity - Find my double. Hand out one card to each student. Remind and encourage the W/C to use ONLY L2 to ask and answer each other. They may sit down when they find their identical partner. Take some general FB W/C.