To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of discussion language: agreeing and disagreeing politely
To provide specific information listening practice in the context of children's eating habits
Procedure (32-49 minutes)
Teacher asks students (in pairs) to think of some things their parents made them do when they were children and some things they let them do. In feedback, one or two students give a brief summary of what they've talked about.
In pairs, students talk about what they see in the photo and make necessary assumptions about what people doing. To prepare students better for the listening, teacher asks students to try to predict the answers before the listening starts.
Students listen to the recording and answer the questions. In feedback, answers are confirmed.
In pair, students fill in the gaps and then listen to the recording to check their answers.
In two teams, students categorise 12 expressions under either "Agreeing" or "Disagreeing" columns. The team which fineshes first, runs to the board and sticks their answers. In feedback, answers are confirmed and clarified.
In pairs, students fill in the gaps with words. Once done, teacher distributes the answer key for students self-check.
In pairs, discuss who they agree with most.. In feedback, one two or two students reports to class.