Listening: Daily life in Australia, Writing with negative and positive sentence forms
To provide gist, specific information, detailed and inference listening practice using a text about life in Australia in the context of listening
To provide review of of positive and negative sentences in the context of daily life
To provide product writing practice of positive and negative sentences in the context of daily life
Procedure (38-49 minutes)
T asks students is they have been to Australia. T chest World Map/Australia. Where is Australia? Sydney is a city in Australia (Write Sydney under vocabulary on board) T gives ss jigsaw matching activity (GW) to ss to guess vocabulary meanings. check. T writes vocabulary on board and drills pronunciation and stress. (about, half past..., except, park, apartment)
T gives ss HO 1A (pg. 29) to read questions for exercise 1. 1 minute. T reviews sequencing to clarify instructions.
T instructs ss to listen to CD about Life in Australia and sequence the questions from 1-7. ICQs (Do you work alone or in pairs? Do you sequence? With number or letters? What numbers do you use?) T plays tapescript. Ss work alone. (pw) to check answers then elicit answers from students/nominate students. .
T chests HO 1A and shows ss exercise 2. T instructs ss about T/F sentences. Tick true sentences. ICQs (Do you tick true sentences or false sentences?) Ss have 1 minute to read sentences. T plays CD again. GW to check answers against printed tapescript. O-C FB.
Quickly review positive negative sentences do not/don't. Demo to students on WB (ex: I live in a house/I don't live in a house, You go to work at 9:00/You don't go to work at 9:00, We have lunch in a cafe/We don't have lunch in a cafe). Elicit a few sentences from students (I _______ have a big lunch, We _______live in a flat). CCQs T gives ss HO 1B gap fill and correction of information. (PW) When complete, Ss mingle to compare answers about life in Turkey.
T chests HO 1B. T instructs ss to complete exercise 3. Write 6 true sentences about themselves. Use positive and negative sentences. Use the ideas in the box to make sentences. T demos (ex: I live in a house/I don't study a lot on the weekend) (PW) ss read their paragraphs to another classmate. Extra activity: If extra time, ss write a short paragraph about their everyday life. What do they do everyday/not do everyday? Use positive and negative sentences (4 new sentences)