ESL Conversation Intermediate, Spring, Week 4

ESL Conversation Lessons

It’s week 4 for the intermediate English conversation class, spring 2017.

Weekly Plan

  1. fluency – thinking and speaking
  2. book report – check schedule
  3. textbook – listening and reading
  4. talk about a TV show
  5. speaking and thinking – trivia

Quick Review of Last Week

  • Which one is better? vocabulary, speaking fluency and practice giving reasons
  • drill present perfect (e.g. have you ever eaten pork belly?)
  • talked about the book project requirements and schedule (i.e. March 30)
  • done with Word Hunt worksheet
  • didn’t have time for the TV show discussion

Check homework

  • homework – page 10 review questions 1 and 2
  • finish book project

ESL Conversation Activities

Hour 1

Attendance and review book report schedule (5)

Check page 10 (5)

  • check answers on board 1A
  • check 1B

Say 4 (10)

Purpose: learn and remember words quickly.

  • Work with a partner. Each person gets a list of questions. In 30 seconds, say 4 examples.
  • Your partner can add more. Build a vocabulary list of words in your note book.
  • Here are the questions for the vocabulary game.

Page 12, Unit 2, Part 1 (10)

  • make overs
  • read and listen 1A and 1B
  • listen only
  • pair work – ask partner questions from 1C

Page 13, comparisons with not (15)

  • read box in 2
  • answer 2A

Page 13, Speak Naturally, 3 (10)

  • linked words
  • 1A listen
  • 1B listen read and listen
  • 1B discuss answers with partners

Hour 2

Trivia Game (30)

  • pair work competition

Homework for next class (5)

  • Page 14, B1 – read and listen
  • Page 14 B2 – read box, learn effect of negative questions, rewrite sentences with negative questions
  • Page 15 – build vocabulary about clothes, add to your vocabulary notebook

Extra Stuff (10)

Hour 3

Attendance (5)

Homework Check (20)

Page 14, B1a

  • 1A listen and read
  • listen only
  • 1B answer questions

Page 14, B1b

  • rewrite sentences with negative questions on board

Page 15, 3B

  • check vocabulary in boxes

Page 15, 4

  • pair work style questions

Pair work conversation (10)

  • talk about a TV show you know

Worksheet (10)

Homework for next class (5)

  • finish reading book and report

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