Lesson Plan # 1Class: 4THYear.Teacher: Silvana PerosaTime: 45 minutesText book/lesson: English for Life. Pre-intermediate/ Unit 17: At the stationCommunicative goal: Talking about train journeys.Grammar focus: -Vocabulary focus: single ticket, return ticket, fare, standard class, first-class, seat reservation, localtrain, get to, an express, direct, change, depart from.Recycled language: present simple affirmative and interrogative/ present simple verb to be.Objectives: to learn vocabulary connected with train journeys.Activation(2 min)The teacher will ask the students to look at the picture on page 17.T: Let’s have a look at this picture. What can you see?S: gente haciendo una cola/ gente en una estaciónT: What kind of station?S: Una estación de trenes/a bus station.T: What about the people on the photo? What have they got?S: Valijas/equipaje.T: What do you think about these people? Are they about to arrive at a place or leave it?S: Están por irseT: How do you know?S: porque están comprando boletosT: Good, they want to buy a ticket.S: how do you call people who travel by train or by plane?T: pasajeros/passengers
Comprehension and Clarification (10 min)Teacher will write a question on the BB:Where does this passenger want to go? What does he ask?Then, the teacher will ask the students to read the dialogue on page 17.Then the teacher will ask them some questions in order to elicit the vocabulary about trainjourneys that appears in the dialogue. The words that she will elicit will be the following:: singleticket, return ticket, fare, standard class, first-class, seat reservation, local train, get to, an express,direct, change, depart from.Teacher will copy all this words on the bb. Then, the teacher will try to elicit from the students thecommunicative goal by asking them what they are talking about. The expected outcome is ‘Talkingabout train journeys’. Teacher will copy it title on the board. Talking about train journeys VocabularySingle ticketReturn ticketThe fareStandard classFirst-classSeat reservationExpress trainLocal trainDirectChangeDepart from
Application Activity N°1:Type: pseudo-communicativeFocus: reading.Pattern of interaction: whole classTime allotted: 10 minutesExplanation: After the elicitation of the vocabulary items the teacher will give the students a card(1 card for two or three students) with the definition of each vocabulary item. Then, in turn, thestudents will have to tell the teacher what vocabulary item match with the definition. Thestudents will have to stick the definition next to the vocabulary item on the BB and will ask thestudents to copy them in their notebooks. Talking about train journeys VocabularySingle ticket one-way ticketReturn tickettwo-way ticketThe fare: the price of the ticketStandard class cheap ticketFirst-class a cheap ticketSeat reservationa seat that is bookedExpress train a fast trainLocal traina slow trainDirectnon-stopChangetake two trainsDepart fromleaves fromActivity N°2:Name: Vocabulary train journey.Type: pseudo-communicativeFocus: reading and writingPattern of interaction: solo.Time allotted: 10 minutes Student will practise vocabulary that they have just already learned.They will use the Hotpotatoes Crossword.
Activity N°3:Type: pseudo-communicativeFocus: reading and writingPattern of interaction: whole classTime allotted: 10 minutesStudent will deal with information about train journeys that they have just already learned. Theywill use the Hotpotatoes Cloze.Reflection: (3 min)Put a tick in the phrases related to train journeys. 1. The standard class fare is $ 24. 2. The flight to London leaves at 5. 3. I want a return ticket. 4. The arrival time is at 4:45 pm.
Lesson Plan # 2Class: 4TH Year.Teacher: Silvana PerosaTime: 45 minutesText book/lesson: English for Life. Pre-intermediate/ Unit 17Communicative goal: Buying train tickets.Grammar focus: How much + (present simple/ verb to be)+ sth ? What time/what platform +( present simple aux)+subject +verb?Vocabulary focus: single ticket, return ticket, fare, standard class, first-class, seat reservation, localtrain, get to, an express, direct, change, depart from.Recycled language: present simple affirmative and interrogative/ present simple verb to be.Objectives: to learn how to make questions with how much/what time/and what platform inorder to buy tickets.Activation: (2 min)The teacher will show the students some photographs of people buying tickets at different train orbus stations. She will ask the students the students:T: What are these people doing?S: They are buying ticketsT: What do you call the place at the station where you buy tickets?S: Ticket office.Comprehension and Clarification: (10 min)Teacher will ask the students to open the book at page 17 and will ask the students to underline allthe questions that the passenger asks. (she will give them a couple of minutes).Then the teacher will show the students three flashcards which represent three concepts such astime/price/platform e.g.She will show them one by one to the whole group and will ask the students the followingquestions:T: tell me, what questions are related to this picture? (The teacher will show the picture about theprice)
S: Acá dice “How much is a ticket to London, please?” (The teacher will copy it on the BB and shewill stick the flashcard next to the question)Then the teacher will elicit from them all the questions related to buying tickets, will copy them onbb and will stick the corresponding flashcard.Then the teacher will elicit from them the communicative goal: Buying tickets.Then she will copy the structure below the questions on the BB and explain the students how tomake questions with how much and What time. Buying Tickets How much is a ticket to London? How much is a seat reservation? What time is the first train this afternoon? What time does it get to London? What platform does the train leave from?How much + is + sth?What time/platform + does + subject+verb? Application (30 min) Activity N°1:Name: Buying ticketsType: pseudo-communicativeFocus: reading and writingPattern of interaction: soloTime allotted: 10 minutesStudent will have to practise questions to buy a ticket. They will use the HotpotatoesJMix.
Activity N°2:Name: asking for information at the station.Type: pseudo-communicativeFocus: reading and writingPattern of interaction: whole classTime allotted: 10 minutesStudent will have to practise how to ask for information at the station. They will use theHotpotatoes J Match. Activity N°2:Name: asking for information at the station.Type: communicativeFocus: oral - role playPattern of interaction: pairsTime allotted: 8 minutesStudents will role play a situation that takes place in a ticket office in which a passenger asksinformation about trains tickets, train arrival and departures.Reflection: (5 min)Put a tickin the questions related to buying tickets. 1. How much is a ticket to Cordoba? 2. What time is the meeting? 3. How much is a seat reservation? 4. What time is the first train to Mar del Plata? 5. What much is the hotel room?
Lesson plan # 3 THClass: 4 Year.Teacher: Silvana PerosaTime: 45 minutesText book/lesson: English for Life. Pre-intermediate/ Unit 17Communicative goal: Buying train tickets. (recapitulation)Grammar focus:Vocabulary focus: vocabulary connected with train tickets, station, departure time, arrival timeRecycled language: present simple affirmative and interrogative/ present simple verb to be/howmuch/what time/what platform.Objectives: to revise previous topic and contents.Activation: (5 min)The teacher will show the students a photograph with different timetables from different stations,and she will ask the students.T: What can you see in this picture?S: timetables.T: where can you find this kind of timetable (teacher will show timetables board from differentkind of stations/aiports)S; at the airport/bus stationT: What kind of information can you find?S: the departure time/the arrival time/ the fare.Comprehension and clarification: (5 min)The students will listen to a dialogue similar to the one they have read in plan # 1 and to reviseprevious content the teacher will ask them a pair of questions connected with how to makequestions about destinations and about departure and arrival time of trains. If necessary, theteacher will copy some of them on bb.Application: (30)Activity 1Type: communicativeFocus: listeningPattern of interaction: soloTime allotted: 10 minutesStudent will listen to the dialogue again and will have to read some sentences connected with itand will have to decide if they are true or false. (ex. 17.2 Listen (page 17))Are the statements true (T) or false (F)
1. The passenger wants to travel to Manchester. 2. She wants a standard class ticket. 3. She’s travelling today. 4. She buys a return ticket. 5. She doesn’t ask for a seat reservation 6. The fare is 52. 7. The next train is direct. 8. There’s an express at 11.30. 9. It arrives at 12 o’clock. 10. It leaves from platform 4.Activity 2Type: pseudo-communicativeFocus: reading and writingPattern of interaction: soloTime allotted: 10 minutesStudents will have to answer questions about train journeys. They will have to use Hotpotatoes JQuiz.Activity 2Type: pseudo-communicativeFocus: reading and writingPattern of interaction: soloTime allotted: 10 minutes
Students will have to complete a dialogue about train journeys. They will use Hotpotatoes J Cloze.Reflection:Complete the information about train journeys. Use Hotpotaoes JMatch.