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Content: Surviving in Australia and New Zealand
Level of class: Intermediate No of students: 20 Duration: 2 hours Date:
Class profile: Class of 20 learners, friendly, well-motivated but needs a lot of speaking practice.
This unit provides the information about surviving in Australia and New Zealand.
The language system is English. Functions of obligation and permission e.g. can, should, must have to, and allowed to.
The target skills are speaking, writing, , and listening.
Target language items:
Basic level grammar and vocabulary of English.
Main lesson aims/learner objectives:
Learners should be able to demonstrate sufficient skills in English, so that they may be able to survive in the Australia or New Zealand. Skills of speaking, reading, writing, and listening should be developed in the learners.
Learners can explain how to survive in Australia and New Zealand, and request using formal register appropriately in the role play.
Teacher's aims/personal goals:
I want student to speak more to each other and to concentrate on their listening ability. This will help them to learn the proper system of the listening activity.
There are different terms like, tramping, different cultural aspects. This is also provided that these are also a problem area for the students. There are various systems of the assumption of the activities for the studies.
The students will face difficulty in understanding the Unit as it contains some words that might not be easy for them.
Material used/teaching aids:
Tape player, cassette, OHT, whiteboard, pictures, realia, handout, worksheet
Doing the right thing. “Surviving in Australia and New Zealand” from Unit 4 Headway Australasia.
Stage (phase) and Timing
What the teacher will do
What the students will do
Introduce myself, explain about Sue's absence and about todays' lesson. Put lesson plan up on the board.
Listen, read lesson plan.
T > SSS
Ask students to recall the description of they are unaware of about the lessons
Work in groups , and recall words from the topic 'Surviving in Australia and New Zealand'
Peer feedback through discussion, take a few answers
Ask students what words they recall from the topic. And then introduce them to some new words.
Longevity, endurance, cohesion and recession
Ask questions about these words
White board, some pictures will be shown
Briefly mark a sentence from each group.
Pre Listening activity
Students will hear a conversation on the cassette between a difference people opinions been discussed in the market
Listen and volunteer definitions for new vocab items.
White board, picture on computer projector/OHP
Students note new vocab and definitions.
Students will be asked to play the role of tourists from two different countries and then discuss the features of their countries in pairs
Work in pairs
Teacher lists a few differences on the board volunteered by students
audio recording for the students for listening:
New words and discussion on topic
Teacher writes up questions volunteered by students.
Give each student a tapescript boldfacing the over sentences. Ask them to do the partner's dialogue with their partner.
Students answer questions
Teacher takes answers from students
Production 25 min
Ask students to work with their ...