Structure/Vocabulary: Present Tense: BE, verbs (I,YOU) - statements and questions.
Functions:Asking for and giving information.
Materials: Article (Reading comprehension).
PRE - ACTIVITY
Organization: Individual, pairs, whole group.
|(1) Have students read the article and answer the comprehension questions.|
|(2) Compare answers in pairs and correct with whole group.|
Skills:Speaking, listening, writing.
Organization:Pairs, groups of three, pairs.
Part One: Students work for a newspaper. They are in charge of interviewing famous people for feature articles.
Part Two:Pairs of reporters will interview famous person.
Part Three:Reporters will collaborate to write the article.
|(1) Put students into pairs to prepare a list of questions to use in an interview with a famous person.|
|(2) Walk around and help with vocabulary.|
|(1) Regroup. Keep 2/3 of the pairs together but 1/3 become famous people. (They can use their own identities or assume that of famous people they decide on or you assign).|
|(2) Pairs of reporters interview famous person and take notes of the answers.|
|(3) Then regroup angain so that famous peo;le can be reporters too.|
Part Three:(Reporters get together and write an article about the famous people.
Article [pdf 17 kb]
POST - ACTIVITY
Skills:Reading and writing.
Organization:Pairs or individuals.
Procedures:Students will be editors.
|(1) Collect articles written by students.|
|(2) Hand them out again so that each student of pair of students have a copy.|
|(3) Students read and correct articles. (This can be done as homework if it is done individually.|
|(4) Editors get together with reporters and discuss their corrections.|