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Sadia Speaking

  1. 1. Instructor: Po-Yi Hung Presenter: Sadia Date: December 10, 2008 Speaking Lesson Plan
  2. 2. Lesson Plan <ul><li>Objective: Students will be able to speak </li></ul><ul><li>authentic topics and acquire </li></ul><ul><li>speaking strategies </li></ul><ul><li>Number of students: 20 (Age: 30-50) </li></ul><ul><li>Vocabulary level: 800-1000 </li></ul><ul><li>Time: 80 mins </li></ul><ul><li>Materials : Mini story, questionnaire, </li></ul><ul><li>worksheets, scenario. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Activity I Introduction Activity II Warm up Procedure Evaluation
  4. 4. Tips for Speaking <ul><li>Learn Phrases Never study a single, individual word .  </li></ul><ul><li>2.Use Listen & Answer Mini Stories </li></ul><ul><li>Learn to answer questions quickly without thinking </li></ul><ul><li>3.Learn the most common English Idioms Example: to have a blast = to enjoy a lot </li></ul>  Introduction
  5. 5. <ul><li>Greeting students by simple expressions to warm up the class and inspire them to speak up. Than asking students to greet peers by following expression. How are you doing? Are you having a good day? What is going on? How is the weather? What did you do on last weekend? </li></ul>Warm up
  6. 6. <ul><li>When I was 20 I went to New York, on a university summer-abroad program. I wanted to improve my English. My first homework assignment was to write an essay with the “My identity.” The topic seemed vague so I asked the teacher what to write about. He said, “Well, I want you to explain who you are- where you are from, what you do, your hobbies. Most importantly, tell me your feelings about what’s important to you. What’s experiences in your life have affected you?” Following my teacher’s advice, I chose to write about when I started university in Japan. I felt lost and shy, but I decided that I wanted to be more popular than when I was in high school. So I tried to talk to people and I join the photography club. I also cut my hair and dress more fashionably. This taught me I could change my identity. I was very proud of that essay. It got me a good grade and it was nice to remember that story and tell other people about it. </li></ul>Mini story Activity I
  7. 7. Worksheet I- mini story <ul><li>1.Why did Merry go to Vancouver? </li></ul><ul><li>2.Why did Merry ask teacher what to white about? </li></ul><ul><li>3.How did Merry feel when she started university in Japan? </li></ul><ul><li>4.How did Merry change her identity ? </li></ul><ul><li>5.Why was Merry proud of her essay? </li></ul>Read the story and find the answers to the following questions
  8. 8. <ul><li>I don’t care I guess so Absolutely </li></ul><ul><li>Do you think your country is beautiful? </li></ul><ul><li>Are you interested in your country’s history? </li></ul><ul><li>Are you proud of your hometown? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you like your native language? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you enjoy the food from your country? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you like traditional art and music? </li></ul><ul><li>Add your score to find out your cultural identity </li></ul><ul><li>6-9 Weak cultural identity </li></ul><ul><li>You don’t seem interested in your culture . </li></ul><ul><li>10-14 Moderate cultural identity </li></ul><ul><li>You seem comfortable with your culture. </li></ul><ul><li>15-18 Strong culture identity </li></ul><ul><li>You seem proud of your culture </li></ul>3 3 3 3 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 Circle your answers in the questionnaire to find out Score=15 Activity II
  9. 9. <ul><li>Take turns asking each other the questions </li></ul><ul><li>A: (1) Do you think your country is beautiful? </li></ul><ul><li>B: (2) Definitely ! For example, I (3) particularly (4) like the cherry blossoms. Also, I think the countryside is nicer than the city. </li></ul>Take turns talking about each other’s scores A: I scored (1) 15 points. According to my score, I (2) seem proud of my culture . That’s (3) exactly right . 1. Your score. 2. Use the explanation for your score 3. Exactly right Mostly true Totally wrong Pair work
  10. 10. Talking about Personalities <ul><li>Words of personality </li></ul>2. Word usage exercise 3 . Discussion
  11. 11. Vocabulary Exercise <ul><li>1) _____ 勇敢的 2)_______ 隨和的 3)______ 負責任的 </li></ul><ul><li>4)________ 慷慨大方的 5)_______ 才能的 6)_______ 可信賴的 </li></ul><ul><li>7)_______ 保守的 8)_________ 活潑的 9)______ 文靜的 </li></ul>a. gloomy b. easy-going <ul><li>responsible </li></ul><ul><li>irresponsible </li></ul>a. stingy b. generous <ul><li>talented. </li></ul><ul><li>clumsy </li></ul><ul><li>dishonest </li></ul><ul><li>reliable </li></ul>a. talkative b. silent a. coward b. brave a. traditional b. open-minded a. outgoing b. shy
  12. 12. Word Usage Exercise <ul><li>Cross out the incorrect words </li></ul><ul><li>Tony is very / talented. </li></ul><ul><li>Connie is a fashionable / woman. </li></ul><ul><li>Irene is / humorous. </li></ul><ul><li>Lynn is a / sensitive person. </li></ul><ul><li>He is a gay / gay . </li></ul><ul><li>She is wise / a wise person. </li></ul>talent fashion humor person sensitive
  13. 13. Discussion <ul><li>What personalities characteristics should a good boyfriend / girlfriend have? </li></ul><ul><li>What personalities characteristics should a good wife / husband have? </li></ul><ul><li>Describe your personality to your partner. </li></ul><ul><li>Do you think your personalities has changed over the last 10 years? In what ways. </li></ul><ul><li>Would you like to be a couch potato? a genius? more assertive? Why or why not? </li></ul>
  14. 14. Role play Roles: Student A: Girl Student B: Man Location: Night club Plot: Sadia is sitting aside the bar along, and Jimi is waiting his friends to come. Jimi was attracted by Sadia’s beauty, and he would like to pick up her. But~~~~~
  15. 16. J: Excuse me. Is this seat empty? S: I think so. (Sadia takes a glance at Jimmy) J: If you don’t mind. Can I sit here? S: Ok! J: I just sat there and I was attracted by your eyes, they are so charming that I couldn’t take my eyes off you. S: Thanks for your compliments. Many people have said that to me. J: But you look like you’re enjoyable. S: Nobody is tired of praises. Right? J: That’s true! May I buy you a drink, Lady? S: Sure! You can call me Sadia. J: Sadia! What a beautiful name! It sounds like a star in the sky. S: Thanks! How about you? J: You can just remember my handsome face instead of my name.
  16. 17. S: Haha! You have lots of sense of humor. J: I have more things you don’t know~ S: Such as~~~~~~~? J: I can play guitar and write a song for you. S: You must be kidding. J: I mean it! I am sure that you would be attracted by my creativity. S: Let’s wait and see it. J: But, I have to understand you more deeply, like personality. S: So which kind of person you think I am?
  17. 18. J: I think you are an independent, smart, and frank girl with beautiful eyes. S: You are such a smooth talker. Anything else? J: And I think you are mysterious S: Mysterious? Why? J: Yeah! A beautiful girl in the bar with no boy besides her, it’s unreasonable. S: Yeah, you might be half- corrected. Here is a beautiful girl, but she isn’t along.
  18. 19. Issue: Some people generalize about the personalities of people from certain counties or areas. Do you think it is a good idea to generalize about groups of people like this? J: Really! So you come with your other girl friends? S: Oh! Sorry to disappoint you! I come with my boyfriend. J: Oh! Now I think I understand you more. You are really smart, smart for getting free drinks. And also mysterious, mysterious for pretending that you are single. S: You’re right! But it doesn’t mean that I am not available. J: Aha! ~I got it!
  19. 20. Evaluation <ul><li>Students have to do role plays with their partner and videotape the scenario. Finally they have to upload the video files to the Youtube website. </li></ul>
  20. 21. Thank you for your attention !

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