The teacher shows his video with one of his neighbors. Then the Tasks “What kind of neighbor is Burhan? Is he friendly,understanding, respectful or agreeable?”
After getting the students’ answers, the T asks the Ss whether theyhave any strange or interesting neighbors like Burhan.
The T says “Think about that a person like Burhan is your neighbor.He is always doing something that disturbs you. You want to saythat you are disturbed and ask him politely not to do thesedisturbing things. What would you say him?”
The T provides the Ss helping language for the next activity andgives the structure of “would you mind doing…?”, “I would begrateful if ...”, “could you/would you/can you ... ?”, “excuseme/pardon me”…
What students do:
The Ss have some role cards and some situations.They make up sentences by using the structures they have learntaccording to the situation.
To get the Ss involved in a conversation
To encourage them to speak English
To create a communicative atmosphere
To get them to use the structure of “would you mind doing…?”, “Iwould be grateful if ...”, “could you/would you/can you ... ?”, “excuseme/pardon me”…
The T asks the students to work in pairs and explains the activity.